By : Lauren, Jacob, & Jackson


Telecommunications, also called telecommunication, is the exchange of information over significant distances by electronic means. A complete, single telecommunications circuit consists of two stations, each equipped with a transmitter and a receiver.


Telecommunications began in 1837, starting off with telegraphs and telephones. After that, radio broadcasts began in 1929. Lastly, in 1940, computer and internet networks started up.

Mediacom, US Cellular, Verizon, T-Mobile

Transmission Methods

  • Underground cords or wires
  • Radio frequency
  • Satellites

Methods of Measuring Usage

  • Data usage by GB or MB
  • Speed of how fast information travels
  • Channel limits


  • Antenna support structure less than 200 feet
  • Antennas must be placed back 40 feet from the property line

Typical Sizing Requirments

Phones at US Cellular

  • 1 GB for $25 a month
  • 6 GB for $40 a month