Services on The Internet

Some of the services provided by the internet are described below:

  1. Electronic Mail (E-mail)

    Electronic mail which is also known as e-mail is also one of the popular services on the internet which helps to exchange data like text, image etc. It is the electronic message that is transferred from one computer to another computer through the Internet.

    Advantages of E-mail:

    • It is the cheapest and fastest mail service.
    • We can send any form of data like text, image, video etc. through e-mail.
    • Physical presence of recipient is not required.
    • Same e-mail can be send to more than one person.
    • E-mail can be read from anywhere in the world.

  2. Telenet

    It is the facility on the Internet through which a computer at a far distance can be used from another location. By the use of Telenet, a remote computer can be accessed from another location.


  3. File Transferring

    The Internet provides the facility of downloading and uploading large volume of files. We need FTP Client program to upload or download file from remote computer.


  4. Video Conference
    The advanced service of the Internet through which the people at different locations communicate by watching each other is known as video conference.

  5. World Wide Web (WWW)

    The world wide web which is also known as web is one of the popular services of the Internet. The WWW provides the millions of information on various topics. There are millions of web sites on the web which provide information. Each web sites is identified by the Internet Address or Uniform Resource Locator (URL).There are some web sites which search the information on the web on the basis of keyword. Such sites are known as Search Engines. Google.com, Bing.com etc are some of the examples search engines.


  6. E-commerce

    It is the service on the Internet Through which we can sell or buy goods. We can use it through some special web sites. The web sites which provides buying and selling facilities to the users are known as electronic commerce sites.


  7. Electronic Fax (E-FAX)

    It is the service through which user can send and receive faxes directly from one computer to another. To use Electronic Fax service a computer should have a modem, e-fax program and Internet.


  8. Newsgroup

    Newsgroup is one of the facility provided by the Internet through which post notes or messages on various subjects.


  9. Internet Relay Chat (IRC)

    It is also one of the most popular services of the Internet which allows people at different locations to send and receive instant message. We can send voice or text message through Internet Relay Chat.


  • The world wide web which is also known as web is one of the popular services of the Internet.
  •  Each web sites is identified by the Internet Address or Uniform Resource Locator (URL).
  • Telnet is the facility on the Internet through which a computer at a far distance can be used from another location. 
  •  We need FTP Client program to upload or download file from remote computer.
  • The advanced service of the Internet through which the people at different locations communicate by watching each other is known as video conference.
  • Internet Relay Chat (IRC) is also one of the most popular services of the Internet which allows people at different locations to send and receive instant message. 
  • E-commerce is the service on the Internet through which we can sell or buy goods. 
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  • What is the fullform of WWW?

    We Want Web
    Wide World Web
    World Wide Web
    World Wide Wave
  • What is the fullform of URL?

    Uniform Resource Locator
    Uniform Reliance Locator
    User Resource Locator
    Uniform Resource Location
  • What is the fullform of FTP?

    File Transcript Protocol
    Force Transfer Protocol
    File Transfer Protocol
    File Transfer Promoter
  • What is the fullform of IRC?

    Internet Relay Champion
    International Relay Chat
    Internet Remark Chat
    Internet Relay Chat
  • One of the facility provided by the Internet through which post notes or messages on various subjects is:

    telnet
    conference
    news group
    internet relay chat
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