The telecommunication industry is growing rapidly due to the advancement in technology. This has linked the entire globe together as many people can communicate without any issues. The conventional wired communication such as the use of landlines, wired internet and television cables have definitely helped in the communication process but, are limited geographically.
Wireless telecommunication such as cell phones, Wi-Fi and wireless internet connections have given rise to a new era of telecommunication. The emergence of wireless communication can be traced back to the 1980’s. The concept of general system of mobile communication [GSM] was introduced in the market which definitely took the telecommunication industry by a storm.
In the 1990’s, the advent of General packet radio service, also known as GPRS, gained immense popularity. This led to the beginning of internet and data connection via a wireless communication. Most mobile phones today boost of such amazing features. This concept became quite a craze as many service providers decided to offer this service, which proved to be beneficial to the customers.
The beginning of the 21st century saw the rise of 3G services giving an altogether new meaning to the wireless telecommunication. 3G, or the third generation technology offered a new service called video calling and it has proved to be such a boon. We can make video calls to anyone in any part of the world and share loads of information. The technological advances have proved to be working in favour of the customers, who are always on a gain. Well, this is just the beginning and you can expect much more better features in the future.