Definition[edit | edit source]

The telecommunications industry consists of

communications businesses using regulated or unregulated facilities or services and includes broadcasting, telecommunications, cable, computer, data transmission, software, programming, advanced messaging, and electronics businesses.[1]
common carrier telephone companies, mobile wireless telecommunications providers, telecommunications equipment manufacturers, and other entities that provide telecommunications services to the public.[2]

References[edit | edit source]

External links[edit | edit source]

  • A Short History of the Telephone Industry and Regulation (2002) (full-text).
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