Video conference room. Image credit

Video conference room. Image credit

ZIMSEC O Level Commerce Notes: Communication: Telex and Teleconferencing


  • Uses a teleprinter and a telephone.
  • Messages can be received even if the office is closed.
  • Can operate unattended.
  • Provides a written record.
  • Has a telex number
  • The message can be corrected before sending it.

Video conferencing otherwise known as Teleconferencing.

  • Uses satellite dishes and television screens to transmit images to distant places.
  • Used by company executives to hold conferences.
  • Enables face to face dialogue.
  • Fast in sending and receiving information.
  • Cheap and saves transport, accommodation and conference expenses.

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