access provider


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access provider

[′ak‚ses prə‚vīd·ər]
(computer science)

access provider

An organization that lets users gain entrance to a network, typically the Internet. It generally refers to a smaller Internet service provider (ISP) rather than a UUNET or MCI, which would be called a "service provider." See ISP and service provider.
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According to the bill, Internet service providers will be fined while Internet access providers will be sentenced to prison if they do not remove content which is deemed to be illegal.
Note that as the content provider raises its price, the access provider must lower its profit maximizing price.
I was getting frustrated trying to find an access provider that would allow us to run our custom software on their server,'' he said.
We are thrilled to be working with Flexpop, a leading Internet access provider.
is now fully privatized and is the largest domestic telephony access provider in Fiji, serving a customer base of more than 100,000 to date and growing.
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We looked at several IP access providers before deciding that Pannaway was the right partner for our company", said Jay Mitchell, President of Seneca Telephone.
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Netifice currently offers the most extensive Private DSL coverage available, via Layer-2 Network-to-Network Interconnects (NNIs) with the country's largest DSL access providers.