What Is the Importance of Data Communication?

By Staff WriterLast Updated Apr 6, 2020 12:13:09 PM ET

Data communication, which is the transmission of digital data through a network or to a device external to the sending device, is the cornerstone of modern telecommunications. Telephones, computers, the Internet and wireless technology have transformed society in virtually every way from the personal to the business realms; without it, contemporary society would be vastly different.