The internet is a worldwide network of computers all connected to
each other by telephone lines, cables and satellites.
When you are connected to the internet you can find almost anything, it’s like a huge
library. You can read the news, find the latest sports scores, go shopping, pay bills,
send emails and even watch television programmes.
To connect your computer to the internet you need an Internet Service
Provider, or ISP. Your mobile phone company, home phone,
cable television provider, or even your local supermarket chain can offer you an
A broadband internet connection is one that allows you to access the
internet quickly and view large files, such as watching television programmes or
listening to the radio through your computer.