Nternet is an interconnection system which is a machine global computer network , using a set of standard data transfer protocols . It is a network of networks , without hub , consisting of millions of networks both public and private, academic , commercial and government . Internet carries a vast amount of information and allows the development of applications and various such as email , instant messaging , peer -to-peer and the World Wide Web services.
Internet was popularized by the advent of the World Wide Web , the two are sometimes confused by the uninformed public. The World Wide Web is, however, that one of Internet applications.
Internet access can be obtained through an ISP via various electronic means of communication: either wired ( switched telephone network ( dialup ) , ADSL, FTTH ) or wireless (WiMAX , satellite, 3G +) . An Internet user is designated by the neologism " user