Advantage and Disadvantage of Technology

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Telecommunication From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Jump to: navigation, search A parabolic satellite communication antenna at the biggest facility for satellite communication in Raisting, Bavaria, Germany Visualization from the Opte Project of the various routes through a portion of the Internet Telecommunication is the science and practice of transmitting information by electromagnetic means. Communication is talking to someone or thing not necessarily through technological means. Telecommunication, however, is talking through technology meaning phones, Internet, radio etc... In earlier times, telecommunications involved the use of visual signals, such as beacons, smoke signals, semaphore telegraphs, signal flags, and…show more content…
Fiber Optic and RF Cables www.prolinkproducts.com/ Fiber Optic and RF Cables Coax RF and Fiber Optic Cables Ads by Google These advances allowed more people to both send and receive data, which are the two essential elements of telecommunication. These new mediums of telecommunication also greatly extended the advantages of telecommunication * Advantages of Telecommunication There are a great many advantages of telecommunication that caused it to spread across almost every field of daily life. Telecommunications have improved people's ability to stay in touch with friends and family. Grandparents can receive pictures, emails, and videos of their grandchildren over the Internet. Families spread across continents can communicate inexpensively via email or with phone cards. Telecommunications has changed the landscape of entertainment. People can access hundreds of television stations with the push of a button, getting instant access to enjoyable information. The information contained in MP3 files can be transmitted in seconds over the Internet, enabling listeners to enjoy music anytime and anywhere. Telecommunications has also changed the way in which people work. It is now possible to commute from a beach in Florida, from home, or from anyplace where a computer, a phone or Internet service is available. These advances in telecommunications have not only untethered people from desks, but they have also made it
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