|Re: Data Communication Versus Telecommunications|
|Tom Niesen (firstname.lastname@example.org)|
1 Dec 2004 08:13:55 -0800
I guess I'm a 'data boy', but also 'phone boy'. Not that it matters to|
me but in my group we consider telecommunitcations to refer to the
installation, use, service, and maintenance of telephones, systems,
infrastructure, and related products. Data-com is refered to computer
communications end of the field.
> Justin Time <email@example.com> wrote in message
>>> When people say telecommunications, it implies data communications,
>>> Please advise. thanks!!
>>> [TELECOM Digest Editor's Note: In the Usenet hierarchy, 'telecom' is
>> The meaning would have to depend on the context. The more general
>> Rodgers Platt
> My views follow the logic expressed by Rodgers Platt ... I construe
> I've noticed that recently the "Data Boys" seem to think Telecom
> Per the Encyclopedia Britannica:
> Telecommunications: The science and practice of transmitting
> So there!
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