online content provider

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Originally an online content provider was an Internet service provider that offered exclusive access to their content to their subscribers. This content was very large including chat rooms, Internet games, news, sport, consumer information, and so on. Many charge customers for their Internet service as compared with free Internet service providers who often have less content but offer free access. The term has also spread to describe any company that provides content, including newspapers and magazines.

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