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Outline of telecommunication

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Outline of telecommunication

The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to telecommunication:

Telecommunication – the transmission of signals over a distance for the purpose of communication. In modern times, this process almost always involves the use of electromagnetic waves by transmitters and receivers, but in earlier years it also involved the use of drums and visual signals such as smoke, fire, beacons, semaphore lines and other optical communications.

Types of telecommunication networks

Aspects of telecommunication transmission

Telecommunication technology

Communications media types

Relationship between media and transmitters

Multiple access to media

History of telecommunication

General telecommunication concepts

Major telecommunications equipment manufacturers

Major telecommunications service providers


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