Internet Service Provider

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Internet Service Provider

A company that provides access to the internet for customers. Typically, an ISP provides this service in exchange for a monthly fee. It may also provide website hosting services.
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21, 2010, the rules, which prohibit broadband Internet providers from blocking or discriminating in transmitting legal traffic, have taken criticism from all sides.

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