The Importance of Telecommunications
Change should be embraced although it is not easy to adapt to the change for many people. There are many things that have changed over time and one of them being the telecommunication industry that has been changing now and then. In the pre-modern age, there are many signs or signals that were used to communicate between people of a long distance. The people of all use smoke as a visual communication means well for audio the preferred using drumbeats, blowing horns, blowing the loud whistle to name but a few. After some time, there was evolvement in the communication method to telecommunication. For instance, people use to communicate using telegraph which was followed by the use of telephones as people communicated by voice over a long distance.
Overtime, the telecommunication industry evolved again to a point where people could use the Internet and other data networking services. For example, the telecommunication expanded to include video conferencing, emailing, instant messaging, web browsing, data transport and other various forms of transmission.
You are no longer in the generation that used the traditional copper wires because today you can use terrestrial wireless cables, satellite, broadband fiber transport, composite fibers, to name but a few. One of the definitions given the telecommunication at this generation is that it is both a product and the service. Telecommunication is a product because you can buy the telecommunication equipment which in turn can be a service if these installation services are done for you. For example, if you are installing Wi-Fi, you need the support of the voice over Internet protocol service or VOIP. Generally, telecommunication can be defined properly as the combination of technologies, devices, facilities, equipment networks and so on that support communication at a distance.
Many businesses and organizations, therefore, can benefit a lot from the use of telecommunication systems. Telecommunication system installed in a business can be very effective especially if your business as many branches across the world because you need to be on the same page by which communication will be important. In case you want to have a meeting with the managers or any other business team, such as training of employees, you can use teleconferencing services such as video conferencing to conduct the meeting.
Telecommunication is important also in a setting of our society because people are better positioned to participate in any development going on. Telecommunication systems are providing very high- speed communications meaning that if the government adapt to the telecommunication systems they can have very vital infrastructure for national security for instance, calling the Army in case of a terrorist attack.