81 Telecommunications Quotes To Inspire You

Following is our list of telecommunications quotations and slogans full of insightful wisdom and perspective about communication technology.

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Top 10 Telecommunications Quotes (BEST)

  1. Much like Airbnb and Uber disrupted their relevant businesses, we can lower the bar for people to enter into the telecommunications market. — Micky Watkins
  2. We believe that the future of telecommunications is about sharing, creating a sharing economy. — Micky Watkins
  3. The meaning of yoga is connection of mind, body and spirit. If you have a bad telecommunication system, your body gets sick. Yoga helps fix that. — Bikram Choudhury
  4. An efficient telecommunications network is the foundation upon which an information society is built. — Talal Abu-Ghazaleh
  5. Leadership in telecommunications is also essential, since we are now in the age of e-commerce. — Michael Oxley
  6. I urge telecommunications regulators to develop a commercial strategy for delivering effective access to the continent. — Mark Shuttleworth
  7. Yeah, look, I think what we have with the social media and the digital media, and all the telecommunications we have today is a big megaphone, amplification. — Mike DeWine
  8. I am seriously troubled by the proposed rapid consolidation in the telecommunications marketplace. — Conrad Bums
  9. It would be gross understatement to say that the Telecommunications Act of 1996 is not a model of clarity. It is in many important respects a model of ambiguity or indeed even self-contradiction. — Antonin Scalia
  10. As people talk, text and browse, telecommunication networks are capturing urban flows in real time and crystallizing them as Googles traffic congestion maps. — Carlo Ratti

The Most Famous Telecommunications Quotes

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All Australians understand that high-quality, reliable and affordable broadband is a critical part of the infrastructure our nation needs to prosper in coming years. — Malcolm Turnbull

The day will come when the man at the telephone will be able to see the distant person to whom he is speaking. — Alexander Graham Bell

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One day every major city in America will have a telephone. — Alexander Graham Bell

The Costa Rican government is prioritizing laying fiber optic over paving roads. Costa Rica is trying to become one of the Internet societies. This is happening throughout the world. — Reed Hastings

Telegraphs are machines for conveying information over extensive lines with great rapidity. — Charles Babbage

We had no idea that in as little as 35 years more than half the people on Earth would have cellular telephones, and they give the phones away to people for nothing. — Martin Cooper

Connectivity is productivity - whether it's in a modern office or an underdeveloped village. — Iqbal Quadir

In the business world an executive knows something about everything, a technician knows everything about something - and the switchboard operator knows everything. — Harold Coffin

People need to access Skype wirelessly, no matter where they are, and what happens is that we'll be taking advantage of the rollout of Internet everywhere - WiFi and WiMax in particular. — Niklas Zennstrom

Societies have always been shaped more by the nature of the media by which men communicate than by the content of the communication. — Marshall McLuhan

Short Telecommunications Quotes

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  • Cellular phones will absolutely not replace local wire systems. — Martin Cooper
  • When an actor has money, he doesn't send letters, but telegrams. — Anton Chekhov
  • We live in a world defined by the rapid pace of technological change. — Jerome Powell
  • The digital revolution is far more significant than the invention of writing or even of printing. — Douglas Engelbart
  • The new electronic independence re-creates the world in the image of a global village. — Marshall McLuhan
  • The Internet is all about accessing entertainment. — Kim Dotcom
  • For infrastructure technology, C will be hard to displace. — Dennis Ritchie
  • America's best buy is a telephone call to the right man. — Ilka Chase

Telephone Quotes

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No, I'm not interested in developing a powerful brain. — Alan Turing

I'd rather entrust the government of the United States to the first 400 people listed in the Boston telephone directory than to the faculty of Harvard University. — William F. Buckley, Jr.

Many of our own people here in this country do not ask about computers, telephones and television sets. They ask - when will we get a road to our village. — Thabo Mbeki

First words on the first telephone - "Mr. Watson - come here - I want to see you." — Alexander Graham Bell

An English writer telephoned me from London, asking questions. One was, ‘What’s your alma mater?’ I told him, ‘Books. — Malcolm X

When they saw me in my space suit and the parachute dragging alongside as I walked, they started to back away in fear. I told them, don’t be afraid, I am a Soviet like you, who has descended from space and I must find a telephone to call Moscow! — Yuri Gagarin

Middle-age is when you're sitting at home on a Saturday night and the telephone rings and you hope it isn't for you. — Ogden Nash

No man who drank or smoked could ever come nearer to me than the telephone. I'd say, I won't let you - you nicotine-soaked, beer-besmeared, whiskey-greased, red-eyed devil - talk to me face to face. — Carrie Nation

No, I'm not interested in developing a powerful brain. All I'm after is just a mediocre brain, something like the President of the American Telephone and Telegraph Company. — Alan Turing

In the late 1800’s and early 1900’s - as telephone, electricity, and the automobile were emerging - the US equity market cap relative to GDP appears to have been 2-3 times higher than it is today. We need to verify this difficult-to-get data but, if true, I have a hypothesis. — Cathie Wood

Communication Technology Quotes

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I understood the importance in principle of public key cryptography but it's all moved much faster than I expected. I did not expect it to be a mainstay of advanced communications technology — Whitfield Diffie

Automation applied to an inefficient operation will magnify the inefficiency. — Bill Gates

We are at the beginning of a technological renaissance that will fundamentally change how we live, work, and communicate with one another. — Chamath Palihapitiya

Technology is a compulsive and addictive way to live. Verbal communication cannot be lost because of a lack of skill. The ability to listen and learn is key to mastering the art of communication. If you dont use your verbal skills and networking, it will disappear rapidly. Use technology wisely. — Rick Pitino

Skype is easy enough to use so that people don't need to be tech savvy - a lot of users just want to communicate with their friends and family, and they find this is the easiest, cheapest way. — Niklas Zennstrom

Design is a way of life, a point of view. It involves the whole complex of visual communications: talent, creative ability, manual skill, and technical knowledge. Aesthetics and economics, technology and psychology are intrinsically related to the process. — Paul Rand

In a few years, men will be able to communicate more effectively through a machine than face to face. That is a rather startling thing to say, but it is our conclusion. — J. C. R. Licklider

Take, therefore, what modern technology is capable of: the power of our moral sense allied to the power of communications and our ability to organize internationally.That, in my view, gives us the first opportunity as a community to fundamentally change the world. — Gordon Brown

I have seen that technology has contributed to improved communication, that it's contributed to better health care, that it's contributed to better food supplies, that it has contributed to all the basic human needs. — John Warnock

Information and communications technology unlocks the value of time, allowing and enabling multi-tasking, multi-channels, multi-this and multi-that. — Li Ka-shing

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More Telecommunications Quotes

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Smart businesses do not look at labor costs alone anymore. They do look at market access, transportation, telecommunications infrastructure and the education and skill level of the workforce, the development of capital and the regulatory market. — Janet Napolitano

In my role as Wikileaks editor, I've been involved in fighting off many legal attacks. To do that, and keep our sources safe, we have had to spread assets, encrypt everything, and move telecommunications and people around the world to activate protective laws in different national jurisdictions. — Julian Assange

The key is the Internet. The United States is by far the most advanced country in this new digital culture, so we have to be there. The Internet is the heart of this new civilization, and telecommunications are the nervous system, or circulatory system. — Carlos Slim

I will set big goals for this country as president - some so large that the technology to reach them does not yet exist.""I will recruit new teachers and make new investments in rural schools, we'll connect all of America to 21st century technology and telecommunications. — Barack Obama

Trying to get a common set of trading rules right down to very simple things like paperless customs arrangements and telecommunications services and all those things that will help lower the cost and increase the ease of doing business across the region. — Andrew Robb

Digital piracy needs to be addressed. Without content protection, investment in content can't be supported. We need secure distribution. If you (telecommunications equipment and software makers) help us, we will make it easier for you to distribute our content. — Bob Iger

ISIS went to school on how we were collecting intelligence on terrorist organizations by using telecommunications technologies. And when they learned that from the [Edward] Snowden disclosures, they were able to adapt to it and essentially go silent. — Michael Morell

NRTC is pleased with our preliminary agreement and we look forward to working with SES AMERICOM, as it develops the exciting, new IP-PRIME platform, .. NRTC is focused on finding telecommunications solutions that are ideal for rural communities and working with our membership to make those solutions a reality across the country. — Bob Phillips

The boom was healthy too, even with its excesses. Because what this incredible valuation craze did was draw untold sums of billions of dollars into building the Internet infrastructure. The hundreds of billions of dollars that got invested in telecommunications, for example. — Andy Grove

My innovation involved taking an idea from the telecommunications and banking industries, and applying that idea to transportation business. — Frederick W. Smith

The problem right now, which I've been pointing out very bluntly to American officials in Washington, is that the U.S. has no economic presence in Afghanistan. The Afghans can't point and say, "Oh, the Americans built that road. They built that telecommunications facility. They built that electricity powerhouse," because nothing has been built so far. — Ahmed Rashid

I think you might see us growing much deeper into banking. You might see us acquiring companies in the banking area. You might see us acquiring companies in the retail area. I think you might see us acquiring companies in the telecommunications. I think you will see us getting stronger in business intelligence. — Larry Ellison

America has run the world for at least the past 50 years, and when you're at the top that long, you forget what it's like in the valley. There are 5+ billion people out there now who are willing to study harder, work harder for less money and be more industrious than we are. And we're linked to them by technology. With telecommunications, you can have your bookkeeping done in Madra, India, for less than it costs here. Today technology can replace whole new industries, so you have to stay flexible. To survive today, you have to be able to walk on quicksand and dance with electrons. — Frank Ogden

Since 2000, we have lost 2.7 million manufacturing jobs, of which 500,000 jobs were in high-tech industries such as telecommunications and electronics. — Jerry Costello

Instant telecommunication allows better and updated information, lessons learnt and problems encountered to be exchanged and debated, it alerts us more quickly to problems and brings to many households around the world visions and information which hopefully spur us to action. — Carol Bellamy

It's always been government's role to protect the security of the nation. And cyber-attacks is a security issue, from our perspective. And it's a security issue of particular concern with respect to the nation's core critical infrastructure, the infrastructure everyone relies on, the energy sector, the telecommunications sector, the banking sector. — Janet Napolitano

Cuba is actually one where I am more optimistic because of the unique nature of Cuba - 90 miles off our shore with a massive ex-patriot population, now Cuban-American population that still have deep links to the island. There I am more confident that over time that the winds of commerce and telecommunication and travel start shifting the nature of that regime. But that's a small country which has almost a unique relationship to us. — Barack Obama

I worked on local papers, before taking a job as a webmaster with a very well known telecommunications company in London, as I thought the internet was the future. — Neil Oliver

The Department of Justice should resolutely bar monopolizing mergers in all markets, including telecommunications, but they are not in a position, as is the FCC, to promote new competition by selling the airwaves in auctions. — Reed Hundt

The Patriot Act, passed overwhelmingly but hastily after 9/11, allows the FBI to obtain telecommunication, financial, and credit records without a court order. — Rebecca MacKinnon

I am seriously troubled by the proposed rapid consolidation in the telecommunications marketplace. — Conrad Burns

Today, in the Twenty-First Century, an age of jet aircraft, personal computers, wireless telecommunications, laser surgery, and incipient space travel, the mentality with which many presumably educated, intelligent people approach matters of economics and business is, however astonishing it may seem, still that of the Dark Ages. — George Reisman

I have been a systems engineer, systems administrator, a senior adviser for the Central Intelligence Agency, a solutions consultant and a telecommunications information systems officer. — Edward Snowden

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