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NSP (Network Service Provider)
Note: Many topics at this site are reduced versions of the text in "The Encyclopedia of Networking and Telecommunications." Search results will not be as extensive as a search of the book's CD-ROM.
A network service provider is a carrier or other provider that provides services, primarily bandwidth and Internet exchange services, to local and regional ISPs (Internet service providers). See "Internet Architecture and Backbone" for more information.
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