Example: "Thanks to ICT, users can access information from all over the globe."

ICT is short for "Information and Communication Technologies." It is similar to IT (Information Technology), but focuses more on telecommunications mediums, such as the Internet, cell phone networks, and satellite technology. Modern forms of ICT have made it possible for users across the world to communicate with each other in real-time on a regular basis. Examples include instant messaging, video-conferencing, online multiplayer gaming, and social networking websites.

Updated: January 14, 2010

Definition from the PC Glossary