Internet access connects individual computer terminals, computers, mobile devices, and computer networks to the Internet, enabling users to access Internet services (for example, email and the World Wide Web). Accessing the Internet is through an Internet service provider (ISP) that offer Internet access through various technologies that offer a wide range of data signaling rates (speeds).
Consumer use of the Internet first became popular through dial-up Internet access in the 1980s and 1990s. By the first decade of the 21st century, many consumers used faster, broadband Internet access technologies. As technology continues to develop the quantity, speed and quality of all information being transmitted and received continues to increase