Internet service provider


: a company that provides its customers with access to the Internet and that may also provide other Internet-related services (such as email accounts)
abbreviation ISP

called also access provider

Word History

First Known Use

1990, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Internet service provider was in 1990

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“Internet service provider.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Feb. 2024.

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