Information and communications technology(ICT) is an extensional term for(IT) that stresses the role ofand the integration of(lines and wireless signals) and computers, as well as necessary,, storage and audiovisual, that enable users to access, store, transmit, understand and manipulate information.
ICT is also used to refer to theof audiovisual andwiththrough a single cabling or link system. There are large economic incentives to merge the telephone network with the computer network system using a single unified system of cabling, signal distribution, and management. ICT is an umbrella term that includes any communication device, encompassing radio, television, cell phones, computer and network hardware, satellite systems and so on, as well as the various services and appliances with them such as video conferencing and distance learning.ICT also includes analog technology, such as paper communication, and any mode that transmits communication.
ICT is a broad subject and the concepts are evolving.It covers any product that will store, retrieve, manipulate, transmit, or receive information electronically in a digital form (e.g., personal computers including smartphones, digital television, email, or robots). Theoretical differences between interpersonal-communication technologies and mass-communication technologies have been identified by the philosopher Piyush Mathur.is one of many models for describing and managing competencies for ICT professionals for the 21st century