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Domsat
1972. FCC permitted satelliets to be used as relays used to relay signals within a country
Conglomeration
companies buying companies. ie: disney buying abc
Consolidation
company buys other companies within the same business
Streaming
real time delivery of audio and video on the internet
DSL
digital suscriber line. uses existing telephone system to provide high speed internet connection
POTS
plain old telephone service
ISDN
integreated services digital network
Electronic Mass Media
audience is general public, unidentifyed, anonymous. editorial control
Point-To-Point
common carrier. must provide communication services to those willing to pay for their services. no control
Telco
local telephone companies
RBOC
regional bell operating companies
Audion
allowed for better long distance telephone service
Marconi
1896 got patend for wireless system
American Marconi
1899 ship to ship ship to shore communications systems