What does ISP stand for?

What does ISP mean? This page is about the various possible meanings of the acronym, abbreviation, shorthand or slang term: ISP.

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Institut Supérieur Pédagogique

Regional » African

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Long Island MacArthur Airport, Long Island, New York USA

Regional » Airport Codes

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I'm So Prissy

Internet » Chat

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Internet Service Provider

Computing » Drivers

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In-Sessional Program

Community » Educational

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Independent Study Project

Community » Educational

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Information Society Project

Community » Educational

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Image Signal Processor

Academic & Science » Electronics

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Interface Strain Parameter

Academic & Science » Electronics

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Internet Service Provider

Governmental » FDA

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Internet service provider settings (MS IIS)

Computing » File Extensions

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Internet Service Provider

Business » Companies & Firms

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Iron Sulfur Protein

Miscellaneous » Food

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Inferior Service Provider

Miscellaneous » Funnies

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I Sell Promises

Miscellaneous » Funnies

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Intrinsically Safe for Process

Business » General

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inside screen porch

Business » General

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Innovative Service Program

Business » General

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Internet Service Provider

Computing » General

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Information Service Provider

Computing » General

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Industrial Security Program (Canada)

Governmental

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Instituitional Strengthening Program

Governmental

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Internal System Performance

Computing » Hardware

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Instruction Set Processor

Computing » Hardware

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Internet Service Provider

Internet

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What does ISP mean?

ISP
Common abbreviation for Internet Service Provider, a kind of company that barely existed before 1993. ISPs sell Internet access to the mass market. While the big nationwide commercial BBSs with Internet access (like America Online, CompuServe, GEnie, Netcom, etc.) are technically ISPs, the term is usually reserved for local or regional small providers (often run by hackers turned entrepreneurs) who resell Internet access cheaply without themselves being information providers or selling advertising. Compare NSP.

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