Origin of telecommunicationtele- + communication, after French télécommunication
Using this cellphone is an example of telecommunication.
Telecommunication is communicating with the use of an electronic device.
An example of telecommunication is talking to someone on a cell phone.
[also pl., with sing. or pl. v.] communication by electronic or electric means, as through radio, telephone, telegraph, television, or computers
- 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.
The science and technology of sending and receiving information such as sound, visual images, or computer data over long distances through the use of electrical, radio, or light signals, using electronic devices to encode the information as signals and to decode the signals as information.
(countable and uncountable, plural telecommunications)
From French tÃ©lÃ©communication.
- The phone has all of the capabilities of a small laptop and is compatible with leading telecommunication operators.
- Nokia: This company operates several facilities throughout Finland, and may be the ideal employer for individuals with telecommunication or information technology skills and experience.
- Research in Motion Limited, also known as RIM, was founded in 2004 by . It is a Canadian telecommunication and wireless device company based in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.
- Degrees are available in hotel management, dental hygiene, parks and natural resources and telecommunication technology, just to name a few.