ISP Providers and their Usage Statistics
In today’s world, business and communication largely rely on the internet. ISP (Internet Service Providers) are the ones that provide services for hosting and managing the websites may it be a business or a personal sites. To be more precise, an internet service provider (ISP) is a company that provides internet access, usually with a monthly access fee from the customer. There are many companies that providers this service.
Choosing an ISP for a hosting is more advantageous compared to hosting. Hosting involves buying software, hardware and installing the softwares manually whereas if you prefer an ISP, you will have to buy only a server. Having a server in the high bandwidth ISP can have advantages like the faster response time and more disk space. In addition to these, many requests for a page can be handled simultaneously with the site always being secure and has maximum uptime.
When the statistics of the internet usage is considered, US, Brazil and India are the top users in the world.
With the growth of the internet and its users increasing dramatically since last few years, there was a huge demand for the internet service providers. In the early 90’s, only few companies were giants in the internet service providing but later on, in 2000 many companies emerged. Though the internet continued to become famous, ISP companies struggled to competete with each other. As a result today there are there are many companies that provide ISP service in a dedicated manner and there are also companies provide the ISP service in addition to the other IT related services.
In the world IP usage statistics, United States stands on the top with 423061636 ip addresses and that accounts to 41.87% in the world then comes China with 7 % and UK with 6%.
Generally in all the countries, the internet service are categorized into dial up, broadband, voip and wireless with the speed of the dial up would be generally slow compared to broadband.
Being the world top internet using country lets consider the ISP usage statistics for US. Some of the top companies that provide internet service in US are Hewlett-Packard, DoD Network Information Center, General Electric Company, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Merck and Co.,The Prudential Insurance Company of America and Daimler AG. According to whoisthisip statistics, Hewlett Packard is the top company among them that provides internet service to about 1.81% of the total websites.
When it comes to India, IFFCO Road, Hutchison Max, Telecom Limited, Bharti Broadband and Tata Communications are the top companies. Among these IFFCO stands first with 1048575 ip addresses and that accounts to about 13.37 % of the total internet service provider.
The internet service technologies have become so sophisticated rather than the conventional technique. A single integrated view of the complete internet infrastructure is promised by most of the internet providers. With this clear technology, the IT staff can easily diagnose, predict, isolate, and troubleshoot problem occurrences, anticipate capacity shortfalls, and manage and report on service level agreements.
It is generally advised to consider the speed, reliability and the customer service when choosing the best Internet service providers