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Telecom (Telecommunications)


Term
Telecom (Telecommunications)

Abbreviation
Telecom

Definition
Telecom (Telecommunications) is the exchange of information over significant distances by electronic means. It refers to all types of voice, data and video transmission. Telecom is a broad term that includes a wide range of information transmitting technologies such as telephones (wired and wireless), microwave communications, fiber optics, satellites, radio and television broadcasting, the internet and telegraphs.

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