Communication Technology

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Communication Technology

Since the late 1970s, information, education, and entertainment enterprises in the U.S. have accounted for over half of all jobs. Today, this group of activities generate about 66% of jobs and Gross Domestic Product (Molitor, 2003).Communication Technology has changed our lives by giving us freedoms such as pay cable TV, interactive television, teleconferencing, video recording, electronic funds transfer systems, automatic home security services (fire, police, flood, storm, etc.), and home computers to handle a vast growing range of activities. Science constantly seeks faster, better, more-efficient, less-costly, and more-streamlined technologies.

The advent of e-mail has drastically improved the way many people communicate on a day to day basis. E-mails are fast, easy, cheap, and can be easily stored and looked up again later simply because the fact that they are electronic. With the use of e-mail, we also use fewer natural resources. The invention of cell phones make it possible for people to forward business phones when out of the office or on the road. Laptop computers help make the job mobile when necessary. Wireless laptops allow businessmen to work from remote areas where phone may not be readily available or there may be no other practical way of communication. Broadband internet has helped businesses move faster, people keep in touch more with e-mail than ever before, and groundbreaking events can be broadcasted to the world in a matter of minutes. One of the biggest advantages of the internet is that your message is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Web sites, online newsletters, bulletin boards and other forms of Internet communication can be updated at any second and all information and news is up to the minute.The internet is now providing more choices when it comes to education. The widespread use of the internet has globalized education and enabled educational institutions to be able to offer courses to...
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