Essay on Business Btec Unit 33 - Whole

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BTEC business Studies

The impact of communications technology on business
Business Unit 33
Andres Yunda

How the internet works
The internet is still in its younger age, and has barely any technology compared to its future designs. Each and every year, scientists and engineers find new technologies and languages to integrate into the internet. It is basically a global collection of networks, both big and small, which connect to each other in a variety of ways. To properly understand the internet, you need to look at some of the main components. One of which is hardware.

Hardware is the name given to the whole process of terabytes of information being carried to the computer that stands right in front of you. It is the
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Many ISPs have their own websites and email addresses. This is for better communication and contact with their clients and suppliers, so that they know if anything needs fixing or they need more stock in short notice. Most internet service providers now offer the services of looking directly at the problem. This basically means that they will send out a technician to the house in question, and that person will look at the cables and satellite dishes that are connected to your house. They do this so that they can find a solution to your problems. One of their main aims as an ISP is to grant the user access to the World Wide Web.

The World Wide Web:
The World Wide Web is a system of interlinked hypertext documents that can be accessed via the connections of the internet. The term World Wide Web refers to the WWW. that you see and use when browsing the internet for different websites (domain names). It consists of every public website that is connected worldwide. With the WWW, users can access websites that contain text, images, videos and any other form of multi-media. You can also navigate between multiple forms of multi-media - at one time - using different hyperlinks. It was created by British scientist Tim Berners-Lee, who – at the time – was working as a CERN employee. It was finalized and reported on the newsgroup in the year 1991 on

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