A provider is any entity which provides some form of connectivity of among sites or organizations within a site. While this obviously includes carriers which offer Internet and private transit service, it might also include Internet exchange (IX) points and even organizations with whom you peer directly. Each circuit within NetBox must be assigned a provider and a circuit ID which is unique to that provider.
A unique human-friendly name.
A unique URL-friendly identifier. (This value can be used for filtering.)
The AS numbers assigned to this provider (optional).
The URL for the provider's customer service portal.
Contact details for the provider's network operations center (NOC).
Administrative contact details for the provider.