Computer Fundamentals Index

Computer Introduction Types of computer Characteristics of computer Uses of computer History of Computers

Computer Languages

Low Level language Middle level Language High level language

Computer Generation

Generation of Computers First Generation of Computer Second generation of Computers Third generation of Computers Fourth generation of Computers Fifth generation of Computers Sixth Generation of Computer

Peripheral Devices

Input devices Output device


Block diagram and basic components Control processing unit (CPU) Software Hardware


Computer Memory Registers Memory Hierarchy RAM Vs ROM Understanding file sizes (Bytes, KB, MB, GB, TB, PB, EB, ZB, YB)

Computer Network

Types of Network Types of Area Networks (LAN, WAN, MAN) TCP Flags

Computer Virus

Computer Virus

Computer Ports

Computer Ports


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What are the advantages of the Internet?

Advantages of the Internet

What is the Internet?

Today’s world is connected through an internet so that imaging a day without the Internet is like a scary nightmare. The Internet is one of the world's greatest inventions, facilitating and evading the communication gap, exchanging information, and shaping the era. It has changed the way of life concerning communication.

“Technically, the Internet is defined as the network of networks connected through wires (with evolution wirelessly), satellite or radio lines. It connects thousands of computers, mobiles through networking.”

The Internet has made the lives of people better in lots of ways. It has created a platform to inform or share your opinions and attitudes. The Internet has enriched the development of the world. Two or more devices are connected over the internet, so as they exchange all types of information such as audio, videos, text, motions, graphics, and computer programs.

What are the advantages of the Internet?


Let’s explore the various fields where the Internet has indeed marked its presence:

  1. Communication
What are the advantages of the Internet?

Gone those days when overseas or distance communications were challenging and too costly. With the invention of the Internet, communication is faster and more comfortable. We can send and receive the message through electronic mail-virtually instantaneously and without the need for the postage stamp. People from different sides of the world can communicate over the Internet through video conferring or video calls. They can experience the same feeling of speaking to each other. Today, we have so many different chatting apps to exchange our personal and official thoughts, messages and documents unlike, Gmail, WhatsApp, Facebook, Skype, Instagram, etc. The Internet is a vital technology aiding the spread of culture because of all the commination made possible. It provides you the flexibility to communicate anytime, anywhere. If the internet stopped working, it would be tough to keep in more regular contact with friends and family.

  • Administrative, Education, and Research
What are the advantages of the Internet?

Earlier schools and colleges were the supplier of education, but the Internet has utterly changed that notion of education. From ABCD to holy books, all are available on the Internet from school syllabus to college courses. Even the results are declared online, where students have viewed online by typing their id and password. The Internet simplifies administrative and research data. You can easily access documents; for example, your entire daily work task can be shared online, especially for college or schools. All the study materials are online in PDF form. Thus, you need not carry around large amounts of paper, which used to be quite bulky and inconvenient. Thus, the Internet has made the sharing of documents more accessible.  

Unlike Udemy, Byju’s etc., the online platform compiles and simplifies the learning in an easy language where teachers around the world will teach you. You can select the course and take the classes as per your schedule.  

  • Source of Information and daily news
What are the advantages of the Internet?

The Internet does benefit our lives because it gives pretty easy access to realms of knowledge or social groups that would otherwise be quite difficult to get to. The Internet provides a vital source of information. Various search engines, unlike Google, Yahoo, etc., have enhanced the power of the internet. From past to future, from government matters to financial matters or economic affairs, study materials, technical support, everything is available under this platform. You will be updated to all the news and information instantly.

  • Facilitates Entertainment
What are the advantages of the Internet?

Entertainment is another popular reason for which people adore the Internet. Humans have become more social and with online 3-D Games, movies, audio, web-series and chatting, social platforms are available through the Internet, their lives are full of fun and enjoyment. The Internet allows the users to find like-minded people or other people who might be struggling, where people don’t understand you.

Movies, TV shows, stand-up comedies, music are available on the Internet. Unlike YouTube, HotStar, and Netflix, various platforms have been introduced where you can browse and view your favorite drama, action or series. For example, modern Television is also equipped with an Internet or Wi-Fi connection so you can access the online entertainment channels.  

  • Add to your Travel Plans
What are the advantages of the Internet?

Also, say you are planning travel; you can research places far away from you a lot more quickly. The conventional mediums of booking tickets from counters have surpassed. 

You can quickly check the available seats on your preferred day and book the tickets accordingly through the Internet, sitting at your home or office. It won’t surprise if it’s a lot easier for international students coming to the University to have a good picture of what the United Kingdom’s like and Oxford’s like before they come there. You enjoy the complete experience. You can also pre-book the books, compare the prices and facilities of different hotels online and choose the right one.

The Internet has completely changed the travel experience and has made the entire journey more comfortable and approachable.  

  • Medicine and Drugs
What are the advantages of the Internet?

The Internet expands people’s horizons so much. So many things are there that we couldn’t do if we didn’t have the internet. It aids in the research and drugs department. With the help of the Internet, science and technology, there is a continuous development of biomaterials. Now, the technologies can fetch minute-to-minute biomedical signals from the living tissues, store them and further use them for medical development.

  • Cloud Kitchen
What are the advantages of the Internet?

Every sector has marked its presence over the Internet. Cloud kitchen is another concept that has brought a revolution in the food industry. Your food is just one click away. You can order anything from your favorite restaurant and can enjoy it at your home with your loved ones. It provides home delivery, tracks the status of your order using an online tracking feature.

  • Online Shopping
What are the advantages of the Internet?

The Internet has brought an uprising revolution in the shopping industry as well. The popularity and demand of online shopping are at its peak today. Nowadays, from a small hairpin to pets, grocery, makeup, health care, clothes, etc., anything is just a click away. The products are available on all days and all time. The customers get exposed to a wide variety of alternatives. Different applications or e-commerce portals with online paying gateways are also developed to ease the entire buying experience. It provides home delivery and saves the time of travel of customers. But to avail of these features, you need an active Internet on your PC or phone.

  • Job Opportunities
What are the advantages of the Internet?

Job is an integral part of any individual’s life. Whether it’s an employee or employer, both are dependable on each other. The Internet acts as a bridge to fill the gap between the employer and employees. There are many platforms on the Internet where you can search for the jobs as per your interest, qualifications and talents. You search the company history, ready or give reviews regarding the company.

Even online platforms like YouTube, Google AdSense is a source of income for many bloggers, content writers and artists. They get paid for the views, page per click. Isn’t that Great!

  1. Net banking
What are the advantages of the Internet?

Net banking or Internet Banking or e-banking is the emerging technology that has enabled the entire world to go caseless. In traditional banking, the consumer had to personally visit the bank to withdraw and deposit the money, fill up the bank passbook, etc. 

In comparison, electronic banking involves Internet technology in the banking business as long as there is an Internet connection. Users can undertake banking transactions while at home, office, metro, even during traveling. One can carry out banking throughout the year at any time of the day or even at night. Internet banking is also an excellent medium for banks to sanction their products and services.

  1. Online Storage
What are the advantages of the Internet?

Earlier data was carried and stored in pen drives, hard drives and CDs for backup and future use. But there was always a risk to misplace or crash them. Thus, locating our valuable data in danger. But with the invention of cloud storage, data backup, management, and accessibility have become easy and convenient over the Internet anytime over different locations. Users pay on the cloud data storage on per GB monthly or yearly. They are mostly used for data storage or backup, data recovery, archiving, and DevOps developments.