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German translation: Internet-Dienstanbieter

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English term or phrase:ISP Internet Service Provider
German translation:Internet-Dienstanbieter
Entered by: Klaus Dorn
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21:12 Jan 23, 2002
English to German translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Computers (general) / Computer
English term or phrase: ISP Internet Service Provider
Can Internet service Provider be transated with: Internet-Dienstbereitsteller? Is the abbreviation ISP the same in German? I always thought that this term remains the same as in English but I´m not sure.
Sam
Internet-Dienstanbieter
Explanation:
We had this very question yesterday too...this was the winning answer. Yes, ISP can be used, but if you want true German, than the above is correct.
Selected response from:

Klaus Dorn
Local time: 21:45
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4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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Summary of answers provided
4 +11Internet-DienstanbieterKlaus Dorn
5 +1Internet-Dienstanbieterdragon1005
5Internet-DienstanbieterGabriele Zöttl
4Internet Zugangsanbieter
RWSTranslation


  

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1 min   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +11
Internet-Dienstanbieter


Explanation:
We had this very question yesterday too...this was the winning answer. Yes, ISP can be used, but if you want true German, than the above is correct.

Klaus Dorn
Local time: 21:45
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in GermanGerman
PRO pts in category: 14

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Eva Blanar
8 mins

agree  Teresa Marshall
10 mins

agree  Kim Metzger: That was the winning answer!
15 mins

agree  Pro Lingua
18 mins

agree  Claudia Tomaschek: Absolutely! And ISP as an abbreviation is very common in Germany.
25 mins

agree  Elvira Stoianov
32 mins

agree  Uta Moncur: absolutely
41 mins

agree  Thomas Bollmann
1 hr

agree  Translations4IT: Absolutely! And no problem just using ISP
2 hrs

agree  Optical
2 hrs

agree  Geri Linda Metterle
8 hrs
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29 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5
Internet-Dienstanbieter


Explanation:
But people are by now more or less used to the term ISP

Gabriele Zöttl
Germany
Local time: 19:45
Specializes in field
Native speaker of: German
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1 hr   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5 peer agreement (net): +1
Internet-Dienstanbieter


Explanation:
The translation for Internet Service Provider is Internet-Dienstanbieter. See Microsoft Glossaries. Abbreviation remains the same as in English.

dragon1005
Local time: 19:45
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  TTilch
13 hrs
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12 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5
Internet Zugangsanbieter


Explanation:
usually not translated, but if you want to translate, you can use this as an alternative to the other translations.

This translation is a little bit easier to understand for people with low edv knowledge.

RWSTranslation
Germany
Local time: 19:45
Specializes in field
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman, Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 12
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