K.V. RAU, PUSA
The internet is a giant network
of computers that allows
people all over the world to
Messages and information are
sent via cable or satellite.
Computers can be connected
to the “NET” via the telephone
network, or by separate cable
and satellite links .
Two features of the internet
are electronic mail, or email,
and the world wide web (www)
,a vast store of informations.
Linking and Looking up
Most PC’s connect to a service provider , or
local gateway to the internet, via the
telephone. Some televisions also have
By using a browser programme , or electronic
index, people can find data on computers
around the world.
World Wide Web
Most information on the internet is published in
the form of website coded files, or pages,
stored on a computer called a server.
Every web page has its own location on the
world wide web and links to other websites.
The symbol of Internet
Surf And Chat
Cyber cafes let people log on, or sign on, to the
internet and use the latest computer equipment for
a small charge.
Customers can enjoy food and drink as they “surf”
the world wide web (www) and check their existing
The internet started in
u.s. in 1969 as a
designed to work
even in the event of a
It came into general
use only in the 1990s,
and now dose not
belong to anyone.
Internet surfers use a lot of special symbols and
terms. Some are needed for technical reasons.
Others make the net easier to use or are just
@- E-mail addresses always have this symbol,
meaning “at” followed by a users location.
http- meaning hypertext transfer protocol: these
are the rulers that make the World Wide Web
:-)- this makes more sense if you look at it from
the side- it means “happy”.
WWW- most websites addresses contain these
initials, which stand for World Wide Web.
Some Important Points
Location (URL) tells the
browsers the “address” of
Browser program allows
users to access
documents on the World
Information can be
download, or copied on to
Videophone to other web
Electronic mail (e-mail) is a fact and easy way
to sent messages to people.
Shopping and banking can be carried out over
the internet using a PC.
News and entertainment are found on many