1. What are telecommunications? “Telecommunications, also known as telecom, is the exchange of information over significant distances by electronic means and refers to all types of voice, data and video transmission.”
2. What was the name of the first telephone for telecommunication? The “harmonic telegraph.”
3. What are examples of telecommunications? Telecommunications has a wide range of examples in the audio-visual field of which include cell phones, VoIP telephones, landlines, internet, fax machines, laptops, and all other networks. Basically, anything that can send a message through electromagnetic waves or signals.
4. What kind of jobs are in telecommunications? There’s a lot, so click here!
5. How do I start my own telecommunications company? To sum it up, you need to create a business plan, name and register your business, make sure to get all your licenses and permits, pay the Federal Communications Commission, find where you’ll be getting your money from, and that’s that. For a step by step detailed list click here!
6. What do telecommunication companies do? They provide all networking systems within wired, wireless, and satellite sectors to ensure communication for businesses, families, and the average Joe.
7. What are the types of telecommunications? According to Wikipedia, telecommunication types consist of e-mail, fax, instant messaging, radio satellite, telegraphy, telephony, television broadcasting, videoconferencing, and VoIP (voice over internet protocol).
8. What are the biggest telecommunication companies? In 2018 a study conducted that AT&T and Verizon are at the top of being the largest and best telecommunication companies in the world.
9. Are telecommunications important? Well let’s put it this way, without telecommunications we wouldn’t have any communication outside of writing letters. So, you decide, is it important?
10. What is mobile telecommunication? Anything mobile is technically wireless, so wireless telecommunication would be the “exchange of information over significant distances” whether it’s transferred by sound, data, or displayed signals.
11. What’s the difference between telecommunication and communication? Telecommunication is referred to communicating from a certain distance, while communication encompasses all forms of signaling a message.
12. Is telecommunication a part of information technology? IT definitely becomes a part of telecommunications when there is a mix of unified communications and telecommunications at the same time; which would be known as ICT. Wikipedia states that “ICT is also used to refer to the convergence of audiovisual and telephone networks with computer networks through a single cabling or link system.”
13. What are the benefits of telecommunication? Click here for details, but the main benefits (especially when it comes to businesses) are improved efficiency, better flexibility, improved collaborative work, better connections, and savings.
14. What is engineering in telecommunication? “Telecommunications engineers are part of every process of creating a telecom system, dealing with both software and hardware.” Telecommunication engineers initially design, assess, develop, and restore all telecommunication soft/hardware.
15. Is a telecommunications job a sustainable career choice? The way technology is constantly changing in a progressive way, a job in telecommunications proves to be a great career choice. With that being said, it is a competitive business to run but constantly needed.
16. Who should I go to in Hawaii when it comes to telecommunication? WE ARE MORE of course! VoIP is something we’ve been introducing to a lot of businesses as a better way of communication for scalability, legacy technologies, and integration with other business systems (including hotels, condos, offices etc). Call (808)-280-1679 for an estimate!
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Samara Shaw does We Are More's PR & Marketing which includes writing our blogs! She was born and raised in Hawaii and graduated from Corban University with a Bachelors Degree in Creative Writing. She produces content to give our audience more insight and opinions on technical solutions big and small.