Internet services provide important public
services. It provides access to a wide range of information
through the internet through hardware, the computer. The
study is centered on the patronage of Private internet
service providers popularly also known as cyber cafes by
households in Delta State. Services provided by the cyber
café were identified. The study revealed that Households
with children under eighteen years patronized these private
internet providers more than households with children
under eighteen years old. All the Households indicated
using the services of the cybercafés. The study also revealed
that most households do not have access to the internet in
their homes and this is why there is high usage of private
internet providers ( cybercafes) by different Households.
Private Internet Services, Cyber Café, Households, Nigeria.