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A service provider is an entity that provides services to other entities. Usually this refers to a business that provides subscription or web service to other businesses or individuals. Examples of these services include Internet access, Mobile phone operator, and web application hosting.
Types of service providers
For a more extensive list of service providers, see http://www.service.com.
- Application service provider (ASP)
- Internet Service Provider (ISP)
- Managed Service Provider (MSP)
- Master Managed Service Provider (MMSP)
- Managed Internet Service Provider (MISP)
- Telecommunications Service Provider (TSP)
- Service system
- Web service