telecommunications

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telecommunications

[¦tel·ə·kə‚myü·nə′kā·shənz]
(communications)
Communication over long distances.

telecommunications

The transmission and reception of signals (such as electrical or optical) by wire, optical fiber, or electromagnetic means.

telecommunications

Communicating information, including data, text, pictures, voice and video over long distance. See communications.
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Solwise Telephony supplies internetbased telephone systems to businesses across the UK, as well as for conferences and special events.
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