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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Internet

The Internet is the global system of interconnected computer networks that use the Internet protocol suite (TCP/IP) to link devices worldwide. It is a network of networks that consists of private, public, academic, business, and government networks of local to global scope, linked by a broad array of electronic, wireless, and ...

www.ask.com/youtube?q=What+Is+the+Internet%3F&v=Dxcc6ycZ73M
Jun 27, 2016 ... What is the internet? Short answer: a distributed packet-switched network. This is the introduction video to the series, "How the Internet Works". Vint Cerf, one of the "fathers of the internet" explains the history of how the net and how no one person or organization is really in charge of it. Watch the rest of the ...

www.gcflearnfree.org/internetbasics/what-is-the-internet/1

May 10, 2016 ... If you are new to the web or are looking to improve your Internet skills, our free Internet Basics lesson is a good place to start.

www.webopedia.com/TERM/I/Internet.html

The Internet is a global network connecting millions of computers. More than 190 countries are linked into exchanges of data, news and opinions.

searchwindevelopment.techtarget.com/definition/Internet

Today, the Internet is a public, cooperative and self-sustaining facility accessible to hundreds of millions of people worldwide. Physically, the Internet uses a portion of the total resources of the currently existing public telecommunication networks. Technically, what distinguishes the Internet is its use of a set of protocols ...

www.webopedia.com/DidYouKnow/Internet/Web_vs_Internet.asp

Oct 27, 2017 ... The Internet is a massive network of networks: a networking infrastructure. The Web is a way of accessing information over the medium of the Internet.

fcit.usf.edu/internet/chap1/chap1.htm

The Internet began in 1969 as the U.S. Department of Defense's Advanced Research Project Agency (ARPA) to provide immediate communication within the Department in case of war. Computers were then installed at U.S. universities with defense related projects. As scholars began to go online, this network changed ...

www.internetsociety.org/internet

What is the Internet? While it may seem like a simple question, defining the Internet isn't easy. Because unlike any other technology, the Internet can be whatever we make it. We can shape it. We can mold it. But most importantly, we can use it to connect people, communities, and countries around the world.

www.digitalunite.com/guides/using-internet-0/connecting-internet/what-internet

The internet is a telecommunications network that uses telephone lines, cables, satellites and wireless connections to connect computers and other devices to the World Wide Web. All modern computers can connect to the internet, as can many mobile phones and some televisions, video game consoles and other devices.