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Internet Governance Glossary


2.19 Internet Protocol Suite

Computer networking model and communication protocols combining numerous technical standards used in the Internet and other networks based on the Internet Protocol Suite.


The Internet Protocol Suite is the most important set of protocols of the Internet (collectively called Transmission Control Protocol and Internet Protocol Suite – TCP/IP) and allows large, geographically diverse networks of computers to communicate with each other quickly and economically over a variety of physical links. It is maintained and developed by the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF).