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Glossary of RTVF 1310 Chapter 6

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As of _____ there are ___ _________ Internet users worldwide.
2009

1.7 Billion

___% of Adult Americans use the Internet
74%
1G refers to ________ _________
Analog Cellular
2G refers to ________ ______ ______.
Digital Voice Only
3G refers to _______ and _______.
Voice and Data
4G has the ability to download at ____ _____ and upload at ___ ______.
100 Mbps

50 Mbps

3.5G refers to _____ ______ ________ ________.
High Speed Packet Access
3.5G can have speeds from ____ to ____ _____ but has also been reported to be able to get as fast as ____ _____.
7.2 to 21 Mbps

42 Mbps

________ was delivered by OTA TV.
Teletext
_________ was a pioneering information service in Great Britain delivered information within the "________" of the TV signal in ______.
Ceefax

blanking

1973



__________ was delivered by wire.
Videotext
__________ only let data be transmitted ONE WAY, while _________ could transmit data TWO WAYS.
Videotext

Videotex

A French Company, __________ sent data services via the _________ __________ _______ in ______ using the __________ System.
Minitel

National Telephone System in 1980

Videotext



ISP stands for _________ __________ __________.
Internet Service Provider
___________ was acquired by H&R Block (Now owned by ____).
Compuserve

AOL

Prodigy did these 3 things:
1. Provided monthly services for a flat fee.

2. Used a graphical interface.

3. Contained advertising embedded in the screens.



_________ _________ was originally Quantum Computer Company.
America Online
America Online did these 3 things:
1. Provided new services

2. Support for gamers

3. Chat rooms and discussion forums which helped AOL distinguish itself



4 Changes in technology during the 1980's were:

1. _________ increased in speed.

2. ________ access costs _________.

3. Newer computers like _______ __________ introduced _____ of ____.

4. _______ displays replaced __________ d







1. Modems

2. Telephone; decreased

3. Apple's Macintosh; ease of use

4. Color; Monochrome.





The ______ _______ _____ and Internet browser ________ (_____) spurred growth of local, Independent Internet Service Providers
World Wide Web

Mosaic (1993)

What challenged AOL, Prodigy, and the Source?
Sudden growth of Independent ISP's
The _______ was an early home information utility (computer bulletin board) that linked home computers to a central server.
Source
________ became the first browser for personal computers and used HTML.
Mosaic
HTML stands for ____________ __________ ________.
HyperText Markup Language
_______ _________ provided ways for users to navigate around the Web.
Search Engines
Growth of Internet Users:

In ______, a little over ___ ________ users.

In ______, more than ____ ________ users in the US.

In ______. ___ _________ people worldwide.





1993; 1 million

2006; 150 million

2006; 1.1 billion



_____, ________, _____, and ________ _______ are words and phrases that reinforce the notion that the Internet is different from Traditional Broadcasting.
ISP's, routers, Java, and domain names
Early development of the Internet was among ________, _________ ___________, and __________ ________.
scientists

computer hobbyists

business people



__________ ________ and _____ _____________ are examples of media on the Web.
Streaming Media

Net Broadcasting

_________ owns the Internet
Nobody
The ______ ______ _____ ____________ (_____) develops guidelines and specifications for the Web.
World Wide Web Consortium (W3C)
Standards and Protocols for the Internet Society are decided upon by __________ ____________ _______.
Voluntary Consultative Groups
A ________ _________ __________ (____) provides a key to retrieve information on the Web.
Uniform Resource Locator (URL)
_________ ________ help provide unique addresses.
Domain Names
______-____ are "helper" applications that extend the usefulness of Web Browsers.
Plug-ins
4 examples of Plug-ins are:
1. Apple's Quicktime

2. Real Player

3. Macromedia's Flash and Shockwave.

4. Sun's Java





__________ and ______ ________ are for Audio and Video Streaming, while ______, __________, and _____ are for Interactive Applications.
Quicktime and Real Player


Flash, Shockwave, and Java


4 of the most popular services on the Internet are:
1. E-mail

2. World Wide Web

3. Messaging Services

4. File Sharing and Swapping





________ is defined as an "Entrance" or a "Doorway".
Portal
3 things that Internet Portals do are:

1. Provide a ________ ______ for browsing.

2. Provide _____ _______ and __________ about other websites.

3. May provide _______ for __________.





1. Startup Page

2. Link Pages and Information

3. Space for Advertisers



3 Internet Communities are:
1. Discussion Forums

2. Virtual Communities (Social Networks)

3. Online Games



Youtube was created in _________ ______ by three former _________ employees.
February 2005

Paypal

In __________ ______, Google acquired Youtube for $_____ ___________.
November 2006

$1.65 Billion

Electronic and Interactive Gaming started with ___________ in ______.
Spacewar in 1962
Spacewar was developed by ________ researcher ________ ________ and _______.
Harvard

Stephen Russel and friends

Today, the Video Gaming Industry is estimated at more than $___ - ___ _________ (_____-___).
$ 22 to 28 Billion

2005-08

The Internet's commerce and advertising revenue is ______ compared to __________ and ______ industries.
small

broadcasting and cable

The Growth of Internet Revenue:

in 1970, $_____ _________

In 2006, $_____ _________

In 2009, $_____ _________





$550 Million

$170 Billion

$132 Billion



________ busted in _______
Dotcom

2000

4 ways to make a free service (The Internet) pay are:
1. Freemiums

2. Voluntary Payments/Donations - Micro Payments

3. The Pay Wall - Per hour charges, Month;y Fees, Per Use

4. Search Engine/Portal Advertising - Banner Ads, Sponsorships, Interstitials.





An ________ _______ is an advertising page that comes up before the browser takes you to your destination. Think, IGN.com
Interstitial Page
In ______ ______,

________ allowed users to search and swap for music on the web.

June 1999

Napster

______ sued Napster for copyright infringement in __________ ______.
RIAA

December 1999

In ______, a Court Order shut ________ down.
2001

Napster

3 examples of peer-to-peer sharing are:
1. Morpheus

2. LimeWire

3. BitTorrent



In ______ Apple released the iTunes Music Store.
2003
In _____-_____, iPod sales increased by ____%
2004-2005

600%

In ______ Apple released the iPod.
2001
in ______ Apple sold nearly ___ ________ iPods (__/__ of MP3 player market).
2006

70 million

3/4



_________ use the web for cross-promotion.
Broadcasters
________ _________ _________ allows listeners to download radio segments on the Web.
National Public Radio
___________ Sites provide information about storylines and stars on websites.
Entertainment
Listeners to __________ Radio appear to listen to ___________ Radio less.
Online

Commercial

Internet users from ages ___-___ spend less time with traditional media as internet usage increases.
12-34
___% of streaming media listeners are under the age of ___.
57%

35

Internet users generally feel that the Web is ______ than _________ _______.
cooler

Traditional Media

On _________ ___th, ______

News-related searches were more than ___ times greater than usual.

September 11th, 2001

60

A study in ______ said that ___% of internet users felt that online news sources were ____________.
1998

80%

trustworthy



With __________ __________ ____________ (_____), shows are:

1. Downloaded via ___________ Connection.

2. Capable of both _________ and _______ definition.



Internet Protocol Television (IPTV)

Broadband

Standard and High



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