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Global - Industry - History of Telecommunications and Broadcasting

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Last updated: 11 Dec 2006 Update History

Report Status: Archived

Report Pages: 23

Analyst: Kylie Wansink

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Archived report. This report was archived in 2009 and has not been updated since 2006. Since people wanted to say something to other people who were out of earshot, there have been attempts at communication. These attempts have advanced from carrier pigeons, signalling towers, smoke signals through telegraph, telephone, radio and satellite. Technology has advanced to allow TV, the Internet, high speed data transmission and a combination of these. This report includes a time line of the major developments in physical means of communication, then telecommunications for the past 2,500 years.

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