Connecting to the Internet

  • Roger P. Smith
  • Margaret J. A. Edwards


O.K., you are ready to take the plunge, but how? Unlike with telephone or cable television, there is no single local provider or standardized hardware to fall back on. To surf the Web you will need some basic computer hardware (much of which you may already have) and a method of making the electronic connection. The choices of how, with what, and with whom are the next issues we need to address.


Internet Access Internet Service Provider Telephone Line Cable Television Internet Browser 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1999

Authors and Affiliations

  • Roger P. Smith
    • 1
  • Margaret J. A. Edwards
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Obstetrics and GynecologyUniversity of Missouri-Kansas City School of MedicineKansas CityUSA
  2. 2.Margaret J.A. Edwards & Associates, Inc.CalgaryCanada

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