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Definition: Internet roaming

Accessing your own ISP locally when traveling abroad. Organizations such as iPass have alliances with ISPs around the world that let international travelers access the Internet by dialing up a local telephone number. Such services were very important in the early days of the commercial Internet, when PCs with Internet access were not ubiquitous, and dial-up was the name of the game.