access provider


Definition of access provider

: internet service provider … a separate, controversial proposal to redefine broadband access providers as telecommunications services.— Cecilia Kang

Examples of access provider in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Under his plan, both AT&T, which owns Time-Warner, and Comcast, which owns NBC-Universal, would presumably have to separate their roles as access providers and content producers. Wired, 6 Dec. 2019 Kristine Nadvornik-Moulard, director of development at Community Voice Channel, a cable access provider based in Bolton. Jesse Leavenworth,, 29 Oct. 2019

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First Known Use of access provider

1993, in the meaning defined above

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“Access provider.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Jun. 2021.

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