edge provider

What is an edge provider? It is a website, web service, web application, online content hosting or online content delivery service that customers connect to over the Internet. Unlike an OSP but similar to a CDN, edge providers"such as Google, Amazon, Netflix and Facebook use the customer's ISP to deliver content. The primary feature of edge providers is their privately maintained network that is only accessible to their subs.

See also : net neutrality  OSP  CDN  ISP  walled garden  
NetLingo Classification: Online Business
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