Definition of service provider in US English:

service provider


  • A company that provides its subscribers access to the Internet.

    • ‘This way of thinking could be part of a reasonable strategy for a service provider.’
    • ‘It is usually better to place web page files on servers hosted by the internet service provider.’
    • ‘Anyone wishing to register can do so through their Internet service provider.’
    • ‘The school uses a special internet service provider to block access to unsuitable sites.’
    • ‘Pierson was tracked down by the police with the help of AOL, his internet service provider.’


service provider

/ˈsərvəs prəˈvaɪdər/