Using this cellphone is an example of telecommunication.
An example of telecommunication is talking to someone on a cell phone.
Origin of telecommunicationtele- + communication, after French télécommunication
- often telecommunications used with sing. verb The science and technology of communication at a distance by transmission of electrical impulses, electromagnetic waves, or optical pulses, as by telephone, radio, television, or computer network: Telecommunications is an important area of professional growth.
- a. often telecommunications used with a pl. verb The systems used in transmitting such messages: Telecommunications were disrupted by the brownout.b. A message so transmitted.
(countable and uncountable, plural telecommunications)
From French tÃ©lÃ©communication.