The word telecommunication was adapted from the French word tÃ©lÃ©communication. It is a compound of the Greek prefix tele- (Ï„Î·Î»Îµ-), meaning 'far off', and the Latin communicare, meaning 'to share'. The French word tÃ©lÃ©communication was coined in 1904 by French engineer and novelist Ã‰douard EstauniÃ©.
telecommunications - Computer Definition
From the Greek tele, meaning far off, and Latin communicare, meaning to share or impart, literally to make common.The science and technology of transmitting voice, audio, facsimile, image, video, computer data, and multimedia information over significant distances by the use of electromagnetic energy in the form of electricity, radio, or optics.