See below image for the Integrated development of information and communication technology 0 diagram. The rapid development of communication technology has been aptly termed as a ârevolutionâ. The communication and information technology comprises various modes such as the postal network and telecommunications. The communications system includes posts and telegraph, telecommunication system, broadcasting, television and information services.
The concept of information and communication technology (ICT) was first born in the 1940s. At present, there is no uniform definition for ICT in the world. Generally, ICT can often be regarded as a synonym for information technology (IT) or the extension of IT concept.
There is growing global consensus that the Information and communication technologies (ICTs), and particularly Internet are providing a new framework and huge opportunities for economic, political and social development.