Lesson 1

What is a network?

  • A network is a connection between computers controlled by a server
  • A network is made up of computers connected together to be able to share data and peripherals
  • Processing is still carried out by the terminal (computer on network)
  • On a network not all terminals need be of the same kind

What is the Internet?

  • The Internet is a worldwide and publicly accessible series of interconnected computer networks
  • So the Internet is is a global collection of networks, Interconnected Networks
  • These networks connect together in many different ways to form the single entity that we know as the Internet
  • In fact, the very name comes from this idea of interconnected networks.

Internet Facilities



Assignment 1

Send an e-mail with the following information:


To:   [email protected]
Subject:   your name, surname and class - assignment 1
Main Text:   name 3 kind of services found on the internet and for each one name an advantage and a disadvantage.