Definition of telecoms in English:


(also telecomms, telecom)

plural noun

  • [treated as singular] Telecommunications.

    ‘businesses such as telecoms or public relations’
    [as modifier] ‘telecom companies’
    • ‘Will its products be enough to woo back investors despite fears of a telecoms downturn?’
    • ‘There is less cable-laying work, due to a fall in demand from the telecoms business.’
    • ‘It now has sector supplements for the automotive, finance, telecoms and tour operators sectors.’
    • ‘The impact of this on telecoms and mobile cellular operator voice revenues promises to be interesting.’
    • ‘These high volume business telephone users tend to be the main targets of alternative telecom companies.’
    • ‘They wanted to design complex telecoms systems using interface descriptions.’
    • ‘If you are in telecoms or telecoms equipment supply you are right there at the front of the firing line.’
    • ‘A telecom industry analyst said the impact on the two mobile phone companies would be minimal.’
    • ‘They also see ample evidence of fierce competition in many areas, both in consumer and business telecoms.’
    • ‘Does the thought of investing in the wireless or telecom industry now leave your head spinning?’
    • ‘All telecoms companies have seen their market capitalisation more than halve during the past year.’
    • ‘Many larger operators, struggling in an out of favour telecoms market are now wary of the costs.’
    • ‘The deregulation of the telecoms market has seen the emergence of 17 telephone operators.’
    • ‘Reductions in debt ratings have also put a strain on finances throughout the telecoms sector.’
    • ‘Either way, the telecoms operators are likely to see it as a subsidy to undercut market pricing.’
    • ‘In other markets, such as telecoms or the Internet backbone, it has to be more robust.’
    • ‘In Germany the telecoms services sector is one of the most promising business areas.’
    • ‘The survey also looks at telecoms infrastructure, broadband provision and mobile services.’
    • ‘This is to enable these businesses to be better able to cope when spending by telecom operators resumes.’
    • ‘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.’