You can now make sense of what you’ve always taken for granted. Here are a few fundamental internet terms for that you’ve been using for as long as you can remember, but didn’t know what they

3G

3G, short for third generation. It is a network protocol which refers to the generations of mobile phones and telecommunication equipment which are compatible with the International Mobile Telecommunications-2000 (IMT-2000) standards stated by International Telecommunication Union (ITU).

This technology is designed for multimedia communication. It provides services like higher data transfer rates, video calling, live streaming, mobile internet access, Internet Protocol television (IPTV) , etc.

4G

“G” stands for generation, meaning 4G is the most current generation of cell phone network coverage and speeds. Like 3G, there is no single 4G standard. Instead, different cellular providers use different technologies that conform to the 4G requirements. While LTE (Long Term Evolution) is popular in Scandinavia and the United states, WiMAX is a popular 4G technology used in Asia and Eastern Europe.

404 ERROR

404 or Not Found error message is a Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) standard response code, in computer network communications, to indicate that the client was able to communicate with a given server, but the server could not find what was requested.

SERVER

A server is a computer or computer program which manages access to a centralized resource or service in a network.

HTML 

Hyper Text Markup Language (HTML) is the standard markup language for creating web pages and web applications on the World Wide Web.  HTML defines the structure and layout of a Web document by using a variety of tags and attributes.

HTTP

The underlying protocol used by the World Wide Web to define how messages are formatted and transmitted is called Hyper Text Transfer Protocol (HTTP)

IP ADDRESS

Internet Protocol address (IP address) is a numerical label assigned to each device participating in the computer network that uses the Internet Protocol for communication.

 

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