An Overview of the Telecommunication Industries
Telecommunications covers all communication over a distance, either through telephone, televisions, radio, wireless networks, computer network, or other telecommunication services that is available worldwide. Nowadays new innovations and continuous technologies can access the internet, online video streaming and can track your children via global positioning system technology through your mobile devices, which the lines between the telecommunication industries and other industries like the computer hardware’s and consumer electronics becomes more blurry. The telecommunication is a large industry, it includes industries that are producing hardware, software products and that provides services.
In today’s generation products that are being introduced in the market are getting harder to categorized if the product is under in the telecommunications, computer hardware and consumer electronics. For example if you have mobile devices like cell phones, cell phones can take digital photographs, send and receive email, can surf the net, download and watch online videos or even watch offline and can monitor movements via GPS or the global positioning system technology. You can’t tell if cellular phones are part of a consumer electronic product, a telecom products or even a computer hardware products.
Wireless sector is now growing so fast. In 2006 the use of the wireless connections had doubled versus the 2005’s use of wireless connections based on a research. Today’s generation the use of online can now provide a faster internet speeds, facilitating quicker downloads, and improved services thanks for the introduction of the 3G and 4G network.
VoIP, or Voice over Internet Protocol is an alternative phone calls which uses an internet applications like Skype, Facebook, Yahoo IM or other internet services. When you have the VoIP, or Voice over Internet Protocol its quality, consistency and reliability is not as equal to the old phone networks, but on due time it will take there. The cost of having a VoIP, or Voice over Internet Protocol calls is free, compared to the local phone charges is being fined every call.
There are two types of service providers one is the ordinary service providers, it provides a wired line telephone service either local or long distance, and the other one is the wireless service providers which provides wireless connection locally or long distance. It is most convenient to use the wireless connection service versus the ordinary service providers which uses wire lines.
Satellite telecommunication services offers a direct broadcast through satellite and example of it is the TV programming, GPS or the global positioning systems.
The internet we are using today while searching or surfing the net are been provided by the internet service providers, thanks to them we can connect to our love-ones via online.