Is it internet or the web?

By Nigel Walley

Ok, a strangely detailed and techie post, from us (who always claim to be marketers and not techies).  There seems to be a wave of confusion over the difference between the ‘Internet’ and the ‘Web’ (No they are not the same thing!  An Englishman – Sir Tim Berners Lee – invented the web, but he most certainly did not invent the Internet, which had been around for years before Sir Tim started fiddling with it.)

This distinction doesn’t really matter until we start thinking about how this impacts the TV area.  There are actually three levels of internet connectivity that you can get into a TV set and the article needs to be clear about the distinction:

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