Telecommunications

Vocabulary

A. = Adjective   ADV. = Adverb   IDM. = Idiom   N. = Noun   V. = Verb
a carrier N. a company which provides telephone service
competition N. when several companies in an industry sell the same product or service resulting in lower prices and better customer support
deregulation N. the act of taking a government-controlled industry and opening it up to private companies for the purpose of introducing competition
a fee N. a charge for a professional service
to hook up V. to make the electrical connections required for a machine or information service
to install V. 1) to put in or add a piece of equipment or hardware 2) to add (new software or hardware) to a computer
a monopoly N. when one company (or the government) has control over an industry and does not allow competition
to place a call
V. to make a telephone call
the suburbs N. an area outside a city where people live rather than work
telecommunications N. the industry or technology of sending and receiving messages by telephone (or other electronic devices)

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