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Modern means of communication

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Communication is the process of sending or receiving information from others through different means of communication. In the earlier days, letters and word-of-mouth were the only means of communication. Newspapers became a wide-spread mode with the development of the printing press. But the development of technology has accelerated the communication process in the world.

  1. Internet and satellites are the harbingers of today’s fast-expanding digital communication network. Information and Communication Technology (IT) is an important driving force for the success of today’s communication.
  2. Telecommunication facilities, especially the internet has significantly contributed to the development of communication between countries in different continents.
  3. The development of services like e-banking has increased the pace in which transactions are carried out around the world. Today, the world is just a click away. Information is being transmitted in seconds, and the world has shrunk inside our hands.
  4. Any information can be accessed via the internet and communication has become highly centralised through satellites. Information revolution through digital means like mobile phones and social media has also expanded the communication network between counties.
Concept: Communication in India
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Balbharati Social Science Geography 10th Standard SSC Maharashtra State Board
Chapter 9 Tourism, Transport and Communication
Exercise | Q 7.1 | Page 68

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