Internet Services fall into two broad categories:
1. Gaining access to the Internet through an ISP
2. Services available on-line.
Gaining access to the Internet in Calgary:
Internet access in Calgary includes:
DSL + other twisted pair technology like T1
Services available on-line:
This is a huge topic with a vast assortment of services available, I will try to touch on the main ones:
Email + Instant Messaging
Ecommerce - selling just about anything on-line
Auction sites (similar to Ecommerce)
Subscription based content - eg news, dating, stock photography etc.
Telephone ( voice over IP)
VPN's (Virtual Private Networks)
Public information resources - search engines, government publications etc
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