is a vital part of human interaction. It is the art of effectively
exchanging thoughts, messages or information between two or more
people, and because it is so vital to human existence, it has
evolved and expanded over the years. At first, communication was
limited. Speech, behaviour, special signals and writing were the
main forms of information relay and long distance communication
required physical effort and time. With the invention of the
telegraph, a new era in communications arose, which saw the birth of
the telephone, satellite, and internet networks, among many others.
The history of communications from around the world is long and
rich, and shows the human capability for ingenuity and creativity.
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