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Telecommunication is the transmission of information by various types of technologies over wire, radio, optical, or other electromagnetic systems. It has its origin in the desire of humans for communication over a distance greater than that feasible with the human voice, but with a similar scale of expediency; thus, slow systems are excluded from the field.

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Organizations relating to Telecommunications

International Institute of Communications / London, UK / Est. 1967
Asociación Interamericana de Empresas de Telecomunicaciones / Montevideo, Uruguay / Est. 1982
Southern Africa Telecommunications Association / Maputo, Mozambique / Est. 1980
West Africa Telecommunications Regulators Association / Abuja, Nigeria
Association of Telecommunication Enterprises of the Andean Community / Quito, Ecuador / Est. 1974
Pacific Islands Telecommunications Association / Suva, Fiji / Est. 1997
European Committee of Associations of Manufacturers of Gears and Transmission Parts / Frankfurt-Main, Germany / Est. 1969
Conference of Posts and Telecommunications of Central Africa / Yaoundé, Cameroon / Est. 1975
Multinational Higher School of Telecommunications of Dakar / Dakar, Senegal / Est. 1981
Bureau de développement des télécommunications / Geneva, Switzerland / Est. 1989
Fédération des ingénieurs des télécommunications de la Communauté européenne / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 1961
Comisión Interamericana de Telecomunicaciones / Washington DC, USA / Est. 1923
CTAM Europe / Brussels, Belgium
European Committee of the Regions / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 1993
European GPR Association / Wokingham, UK / Est. 1997
Arab Telecommunication and Information Council of Ministers
Institute for Computer Sciences, Social-Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering / Ghent, Belgium
Emergency Telecommunications Cluster / Rome, Italy
Conference of Postal and Telecommunications Administrations of the States of West Africa / Est. 1971
International Symposium on Human Factors in Telecommunications / Saltsjö-Boo, Sweden / Est. 1961
Corporación Centroamericana de Servicios de Navegación Aérea / Tegucigalpa, Honduras / Est. 1960
International Telecommunications Society / Calgary AB, Canada
International Multimedia Telecommunications Consortium / Est. 1993
Eastern Caribbean Telecommunications Authority / Castries, St Lucia
Foro Latinoamericano de Entes Reguladores de Telecomunicaciones / Santiago, Chile
Télécoms sans frontières / Pau, France / Est. 1998
European Telemetry Standardisation Committee / Toulouse, France / Est. 1994
International Teledemocracy Centre / Edinburgh, UK / Est. 1999
European Institute of Tele-Surgery / Strasbourg, France
Kilimanjaro International Institute for Telecommunications, Electronics and Computers / Arusha, Tanzania UR / Est. 2004
The European Society of Telemetry / Gernlinden, Germany
International Academies of Emergency Dispatch / Salt Lake City UT, USA / Est. 1988
Caribbean Telecommunications Council / San Juan, Puerto Rico / Est. 1984
Pan-African Telecommunication Union / Est. 1977
Union africaine des télécommunications / Est. 1961
International Association of Telecommunications Dealers / Delray Beach FL, USA
Association for International Scientific and Technical Communication and Cooperation / Est. 1992
Association of Private European Cable Operators / Est. 1994
Islamic States Telecommunications Union
Arab Telecommunication Union / Est. 1953
NORDTEL - Nordic Cooperation in the Field of Telecommunications / Est. 1971
Union radiotélégraphique universelle / Est. 1865
European Conference of Associations of Telecommunications Industries / Est. 1977
Federación Interamericana de Camaras de Informatica, Telecomunicaciones y Electrónica / Buenos Aires, Argentina / Est. 1994
Association internationale d'histoire des télécommunications et de l'informatique / Est. 1982
Joint International Committee for the Protection of Telecommunication Lines and Ducts / Est. 1927
Pan African Telecommunications Network / Nairobi, Kenya / Est. 1973
Nordisk Tele Union
Caribbean Telecommunications Partnership
Asian Telecom and Information Exchange Forum / Est. 1995

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World Problems relating to Telecommunications

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Zoonoses
Inadequacy of national telecommunication facilities
Electronic interference
Restrictive control of marketing and distribution channels by transnational corporations
Closed channels of dialogue with the judiciary
Unbalanced application of communications technology
Parochial telecommunications standards
Inadequate channels for direct investments among developing countries
Unsafe blood-related products

Action Strategies relating to Telecommunications

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Distributing electricity
Developing medical informatics
Transmitting local cultural heritage
Transmitting accumulated knowledge
Preventing further incidence of AIDS
Developing telecommunications
Instituting effective demonstration farming
Proclaiming the gospel
Using optical telecommunication technology
Preventing water-related disease transmission in recreational water
Transmitting educational methodologies
Fostering creative engagement
Safeguarding telecommunications security
Developing telecommunications convergence technologies
Developing wireless communications technology
Generating employment
Promoting unhampered transmission of thought
Educating about safe sex practices
Transmitting validated beliefs
Preventing water related disease transmission from waste water irrigation
Transmitting disease
Disseminating current local information
Demonstrating small scale farming
Developing transport telematics
Recognizing business opportunities

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