The Internet is a worldwide network of computers connecting thousands and thousands of computers across the globe.It is formed by the joining of many smaller networks around the world to form the largest network in the world. The computers of the Internet are connected through telephone lines,satellite links,modemand through many other means. The Internet consists of following applications : # World Wide Web # E-Mail #Chatting # Video Conferencing # Searching for information #Online Shopping and Trade #Education and Research