Application Service Provider (ASP) - Application Provider, Infrastructure Providers, AIP, Capacity Service Providers, Application Infrastructure Provider, ASP Infrastructure Provider, MSP, Managed Service Provider, Commercial Service Provider.) - (1) From a centralized location, ASPs manage and distribute services and solutions to customers across a network. This would typically include cable, telco and satellite TV providers. www.aspnews.com.
(2) (Application Provider) - Third party applications and services being made available over a network that another entity manages and distributes.
ASP also stands for Advanced Services Platform.
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