A service provider is an entity that provides services to other entities. Usually this refers to a business that provides subscription or metered service to other businesses or individuals. Examples of these services include Internet access, Mobile phone service, and web application hosting. An entity is something that has a distinct, separate existence, though it need not be a material existence. ... This article is about a term used in economics. ... The subscription business model is a business model that has long been used by magazines and record clubs, but the application of this model is spreading. ... The Internet, or simply the Net, is the publicly available worldwide system of interconnected computer networks that transmit data by packet switching using a standardized Internet Protocol (IP) and many other protocols. ... In software engineering, a web application is an application delivered to users from a web server over a network such as the World Wide Web or an intranet. ...
In other contexts, the service may be a more abstract service, for example when using modelling techniques to analyze a problem, it may be useful to divide the system into modules, each of which may both provide services to other moudules and itself consume services from other modules.
Sex workers are often euphemistically called "service providers".
Categories: Organization stubs An Internet service provider (ISP) is a business or organization that offers users access to the Internet and related services. ... An application service provider (ASP) is a business that provides computer-based services to customers over a network. ... A mobile phone operator (also wireless carrier) is a telephone company that provides phone services for mobile phone subscribers. ... A sex worker is anyone who earns their living by providing sexual services. ...
This page lists parties that provideservices based on metadata that is harvsted using the OAI metadata harvesting protocol.
Serviceproviders are encouraged to fill out this template and include it on their web site.
This service is a part of the ongoing project "Development of OAI-Based Institutional Research Repository Services in India", sponsored by Department of Scientific and Industrial Research, Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India.
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