Share this entry

Share this page


Line breaks: video|tel¦eph¦ony
Pronunciation: /vɪdiəʊtəˈlɛfəni

Definition of videotelephony in English:


[mass noun]
The transmission of video signals along telephone wires.
Example sentences
  • The videotelephony subsystem enables audio and narrow-band videoconferences for alert duty crews at the C & C facility.
  • Operators should consider launching videotelephony as part of a range of services in an IPTV triple play.
  • Systematic comparative studies of videotelephony configurations will examine technical and psychological characteristics of broadband communication.

Share this entry

Share this page


What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day libretto
Pronunciation: lɪˈbrɛtəʊ
the text of an opera…