Farndon, John
January 2003
Science (1-59084-471-8);2003, p30
Book Chapter
Telecommunication is the transmission of sounds, words, pictures, data and information by electronic means. Communication systems consist of transmitters with modems, communications links including satellites, microwave links and radio waves, and receivers such as mobile phones. The information superhighway is the network of high-speed links connecting telephone systems, cable television and computer networks.


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