Q. 12

Classify means of communication on the basis of scale and quality into two categories. Explain them.

Answer :

Communication services include the transmission of messages and words, ideas as well as facts. It means a conveyance of information from the location of origin to the location of destination via a channel. Based on quality as well as scale, communication services can be categorized into the following kinds:

(A) Personal Communication:


Personal means of communication involves the conveyance of information between two persons only. For example, telephone, postal services, fax and telegraph services, internet, etc. its main attributes are:


(i) It transfers information between two persons only.


(ii) It is a very efficient and rapid means of communication.


(B) Mass Communication:


Television as well as radio assist in relaying pictures, information and news to vast audiences located around the world and thus, are termed as mass media. Its main attributes are:


(i) It transfers information to larger audiences.


(ii) It is vital for entertainment and advertising.


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