Telecommunications Skills: Related Definitions

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telecommunications
communication over a distance by cable, telegraph, telephone, or broadcasting
cable
infrastructure used to provide services (e.g., television)
network
a system containing any combination of computers, peripherals, terminals, or telephones interconnected by telecommunication equipment or cables; used to transmit or receive information
digital
relating to or employing communications signals characterized by electronic and especially computerized technology
cellular (phone)
a telephone with access to a cellular radio system so it can be used over a wide area, without a physical connection to a network
smart (devices)
an electronic device, generally connected to other devices or networks via various wireless protocols (e.g., Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, 3G) that can operate to some extent interactively and autonomously
Internet
an electronic communications network that connects computer networks and organizational computer facilities around the world
web-based (software)
software used over the Internet with a web browser; it doesn't require installation/downloading of software
software
programs, procedures, and related documentation associated with a system and especially a computer system
application
a software or web-based program (such as a word processor or a graphics editor) that performs a particular task or set of tasks
social networking
the practice of making connections with one's business and/or social contacts (many times through social media sites such as Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn)
online
connected to, served by, or available through a system and especially a computer or telecommunications system (such as the Internet)
wiki
a website that allows visitors to make changes, contributions, or corrections
device
a piece of equipment or a mechanism designed to serve a special purpose or perform a special function
technology
a manner of accomplishing a task especially using technical processes, methods, or knowledge; the practical application of knowledge especially in a particular area