It does not take rocket science to pinpoint that the world will be worse off without the internet. And not just a little worse off. Much worse off. This is because the internet is one of the most widely used phenomena in the world. It holds true that, at the very least, sixty percent of people are using the internet for gains such as more information and more productivity.
When it comes to the statistics of the United States and other countries in the Global North, the aforementioned percentage can be expected to be much larger. This is because of the presence of more internet infrastructure and more wealth through which people can buy more devices on which they can use the internet. There are more than seven thousand internet services in the United States. Just to give you an idea of what we mean by internet service, one that is pretty famous throughout the country is Xfinity internet.
As a lot of people in the world are affected by the internet, many people find themselves forming opinions on different aspects of it. A significant chunk of people discusses the positives and the negatives of different aspects of social media. Others delve deeper into exploring the scientists who led the development of the internet.
Yet another part of the human populace spends their time having semantic discourses and discussing how one term relates to the other in the world of internet provision. In the case that you are one of the latter, this inquiry is just for you as we delve deeper into how the term “WiFi” relates to the term “internet.”
Tech giant Google, at some point in the not too recent past, released a report saying there are approximately five million terabytes of data stored on the internet today. One long movie barely makes it to the 1-gigabyte mark and the internet holds five million thousand gigabytes of data! If that figure does not give you an idea of how large the internet is, we do not know what will.
Let us delve into the different parts of the internet:
Mobile apps are software designed for mobile users to make their lives easier, more enjoyable, and/or more productive. While some of them cost money, others give you services without charging you a cent! There are mobile apps like 8 Ball Pool that let you play online games and there are also mobile apps like Instagram that act as social media platforms. You can also use the AccuWeather app to know about the weather and the Economist app to know about what is happening in the world.
World Wide Web
There are many people who like to be able to make the world a better place. However, one person who really did manage to do that was Sir Timothy Berners Lee. This is because he was able to invent, by far, the most utilized internet app on the crust of this planet – the World Wide Web. What he did was create the HTML code that allowed people to jump from one web page to the other seamlessly. This enabling of jumping between pages is why the word “Web” exists after the words “World Wide.” The web is divided into three parts: surface web, deep web, and dark web. Although the surface web is the only web you interact with on a daily basis, the deep web is much much larger than the surface web.
When a wise man enlists the ways in which the internet is transmitted inside a building to different devices, WiFi must come at the top. Its reason for the popularity is simple: no one wants to be calling people on the phone and be carrying a cord around with them! In fact, mobile manufacturing companies do not even include an option to connect the phone to the internet in a wired manner. Another reason why WiFi is popular is that you can use as many devices as you like on it. On the other hand, only a few Ethernet cables can be connected to a router. The WiFi has three main parts: the cable, the router, and the antenna. The router converts the internet coming from the cable into signals coming out of the antenna.
The relationship between WiFi and the internet can be summed up as the WiFi being a distributor of the internet.