chapter06_ed-2 - Broadcasting, Cable, the Internet and...

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Broadcasting, Cable, the Internet and Beyond Chapter 6 Quick Facts Projected number of Web users in 2002: 600 million Number of Internet Service Providers in Djibouti: 1 Time it takes to download a 5 MB files at 28.8 Kpbs: 23 minutes Number of American families who have broadband: 13, 441, 557 (2002) Average number of Web sessions per month (at home): 22 Average time spent during surfing session: 31 minutes
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Broadcasting, Cable, the Internet and Beyond Chapter 6 The Internet is different from traditional broadcasting ISPs, routers, Java, and domain names are words that reinforce this notion Early development of the Internet was among scientists, computer hobbyists, and businesspeople Today, media presence on the World Wide Web is important and growing Streaming media and net broadcasting are examples of media on the Web
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Broadcasting, Cable, the Internet and Beyond Chapter 6 Teletext and Videotext Teletext - providing information via electronic network CEEFAX - A pioneering information service in Great Britain delivered information within the ‘blanking’ of the TV signal Videotex - Experiments in the U.S. sponsored by newspapers Videotext - France’s Minitel provided data services via the national telephone system The Source - an early home information utility linked home computers to a central server
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Broadcasting, Cable, the Internet and Beyond Chapter 6 Prodigy and America Online - Early ISPs ISP - Internet Service Provider Prodigy differed from earlier services Provided monthly services for a flat fee Used a graphical interface Contained advertising embedded in the screens America Online provided new services Chat rooms and discussion forums helped AOL distinguish itself
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Broadcasting, Cable, the Internet and Beyond Chapter 6 Early ISPs Changes in technology during the 1980s Modems increased in speed Telephone access costs decreased Newer computers like Apple’s Macintosh introduced ease of use Color displays replaced black-and-white displays
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Broadcasting, Cable, the Internet and Beyond Chapter 6
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This note was uploaded on 03/21/2012 for the course MARKETING 114 taught by Professor Handy during the Spring '12 term at University of Central Oklahoma.

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