A number of people who reviewed it agreed that it was able to connect to the internet. K L Linford said “Impressed with the TV, less so with the Internet and beware 'magic remote ready' terminology” .
Several people reckoned that it was wifi compatible. Ivor Gotone mentioned in their LG 28LB490 review on Amazon “It has a vast range of features, including built-in WiFi (5GHz too) which is a real boon”. Three years ago Sam mentioned “Apple TV and both work like a dream using Wifi”.
One customer reckoned that the LG 28LB490 had network functionality. Ellie mentioned in her review on Amazon “A Samsung smart TV and a security camera can all see our network just fine from the spot where we put it”. One person wrote in their reviews that the LG 28LB490 was good in terms of USB connections. Sam mentioned in his LG 28LB490 review “It says it only has Freeview HD and USB playback” .