You’re having a party and wish to invite all your friends to come and have fun.


  1. Send them smoke signals about the date and time
  2. Send out pigeons to deliver the invitations
  3. Beat on really big drums to catch their attention
  4. 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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