International Telecommunications Union Edit
Telecommunications services are
|“||[a]ny transmission, emission, or reception of signs, signals, writing, images and sounds or intelligence of any nature by wire, optical or other electromagnetic systems.||”|
United Kingdom Edit
Telecommunications service is
|“||any system (including the apparatus comprised in it) which exists (whether wholly or partly in the United Kingdom or elsewhere) for the purpose of facilitating the transmission of communications by any means involving the use of electrical or electro-magnetic energy.||”|
United States Edit
Telecommunications service (also referred to as a communications service) means
|“||[t]he offering of telecommunications for a fee directly to the public, or to such classes of users as to be effectively available directly to the public, regardless of the facilities used.||”|
- ↑ International Telecommunication Regulations, Art. 2.
- ↑ Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act 2000, §2(1).
- ↑ 47 U.S.C. §153(46).