what is Internet ? What are the Advantages of Internet ?
Internet is a global system of interconnected computer networks that use the standard internet protocol Suite TCP/ IP to serve billions of users worldwide. It is a revolutionary invention in the field of information and Communication Technology.
It has dramatically changed the pace of communication throughout the world. Internet may be defined as the network of networks for accumulation of smaller network that are connected through telephone lines, satellite or radio links.
It links thousands of similar computer networks and millions of the individual computer users worldwide.
It is accessible to individuals, organizations, educational institutions and government agencies.
The most widely used part of internet is the “world wide web” (shot form WWW that publicly known) which enables the users to search for, display and save multimedia resources such as graphics, text, audio and video files.
internet is not owned by anyone. to use internet the user needs a computer, a modem and a telephone line.
One can have access to the internet in two ways.
- Through college university company and public library whose computer system is connected to the internet and
- Through a subscription from commercial internet service provider (ISP).
examples of commercial internet service providers are BOL (Bangladesh online) Agni systems, HRC, after AOL (American online) etc.
The Advantages of Internet are as follows:
- Store house of information
- Provide educational material
- Wide Access
- Easy and Quick communication
- Software Downloads
- Online chat
- Email and Etc.
1. Store house of information :
Information is probably the biggest advantage internet is offering. the internet is a virtual treasure of information. Any kind of information on any topic under the sun is available on the internet. We can find any type of information on any subject with the help of the search engines like Google, Yahoo, Bing etc.
2. Provide Educational Material :
Educational material at all levels from pre-school to doctoral is available from websites. For distance education, help with homework and other assignments, self-guided learning, whiling away spare time, or just looking up more detail on an interesting fact, it has never been easier for people to access educational information at any level from anywhere.
3. Wide Access:
The accessibility of internet based communication is much more wider than other means of communication. If linked with computer terminal, message can be communicated to the people of a remote area by internet.
4. Easy and Quick communication :
The foremost target of internet has always been the communication. We can contact a person who is physically present thousand miles away within the fraction of a second’s time by internet. By the advent of computer’s internet, our earth has reduced and has attained the form of a global village.
5. Entertainment :
Internet functions as a popular medium of entertainment. A wide variety of entertainment including video games, music, movies, chat room, news and others can be accessed through the internet. Online gaming has tasted dramatic and extraordinary attention by gamers. Chat rooms are popular because users can meet new and interesting people.
6. E-Commerce :
Electronic commerce consists of the buying and selling of goods, services or information through electronic data interchange over electronic system. Ecommerce is the concept used for any type of commercial strategy, or business transactions that entails transmission of data from one corner of the world to another. It has become a phenomenon associated with any kind of shopping, almost anything.
7. Software Downloads :
With the help of internet we can easily downloads innumerable software such as utilities, games, music, videos, movies and etc.
8. Online chat :
We can easily access different chat rooms on the web that can help us to introduce and meet new people, making new friends, as well as to stay in touch with old friends. The popular social media platforms are Facebook, Tweeter, linkedin, Instagram, Google+ etc.
9. Email :
Hopefully We all know it that, Email is the short form of Electronic Mail. It is a form of communication in which two or more people exchange written information and other all documents to each other through internet connected computer by a specific address. Such as [email protected]
Hopefully, you have perfectly learnt now that what is internet, Advantages of Internet, Advantages of using Internet and why internet is important.
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