The BIG Technical Jargon Guide

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Internet service provider (ISP)

What is an ISP (internet service provider)?

An Internet service provider (ISP) is a company that provides you with access to the internet. When you sign up for broadband with an ISP, you get a connection to the internet that allows you to browse the web, send and receive an email and use online services.

ISPs can offer different types of internet connections, like standard ADSL broadband or Ultrafast full fibre broadband. Your ISP is responsible for providing you with a reliable and secure internet service and for troubleshooting issues that may arise with your broadband connection. Find a local ISP in your area

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