Definition of telecom in English:


Syllabification: tel·e·com
Pronunciation: /ˈteləˌkäm
(British also telecoms)


[treated as singular]
  • Telecommunications.
    More example sentences
    • If you are in telecoms or telecoms equipment supply you are right there at the front of the firing line.
    • It works with the largest telecomms and mobile phone operators in North America, Europe and Japan, as well as in the energy sector and IT.
    • The survey also looks at telecoms infrastructure, broadband provision and mobile services.


1960s: abbreviation.

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