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telecommunications

Abbreviation(s) and Synonym(s):

None

Definition(s):

  The term 'telecommunications' means the transmission, between or among points specified by the user, of information of the user's choosing, without change in the form or content of the information as sent and received.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-59 under Telecommunications 47 U.S.C., Sec. 153

  The preparation, transmission, communication, or related processing of information (writing, images, sounds, or other data) by electrical, electromagnetic, electromechanical, electro-optical, or electronic means.
Source(s):
CNSSI 4009-2015 NSA/CSS Manual Number 3-16 (COMSEC), NSTISSD 501

  The transmission, between or among points specified by the user, of information of the user's choosing, without change in the form or content of the information as sent and received.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-60 Vol. 1 Rev. 1 under Telecommunications
NIST SP 800-60 Vol. 2 Rev. 1 under Telecommunications