Appendix B

List of Acronyms and Abbreviations

AAAS

American Association for the Advancement of Science

GNP

Gross national product

IP

Internet protocol

ISP

Internet service provider

LAN

Local-area network

NCS

Network Computer Services

NGO

Nongovernmental organization

NRC

National Research Council

POP

Point of presence

PTT

Post, Telephone and Telegraph (administration)

USAID

United States Agency for International Development



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Internet Counts: Measuring the Impacts of the Internet Appendix B List of Acronyms and Abbreviations AAAS American Association for the Advancement of Science GNP Gross national product IP Internet protocol ISP Internet service provider LAN Local-area network NCS Network Computer Services NGO Nongovernmental organization NRC National Research Council POP Point of presence PTT Post, Telephone and Telegraph (administration) USAID United States Agency for International Development