You’re having a party and wish to invite all your friends to come and have fun.
- Send them smoke signals about the date and time
- Send out pigeons to deliver the invitations
- Beat on really big drums to catch their attention
- Send them a message with your phone
That last one is an example of telecommunication. It’s the transmission of information over a vast distance through the use of electronic means. For sure, telecommunication has made the world seem a lot smaller.
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