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 for telephony
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Telephony \Te*leph"o*ny\, n.
     The art or process of reproducing sounds at a distance, as
     with the telephone.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: transmitting speech at a distance [syn: telephone,

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (30 December 2018) :

      Communication, often two-way, of spoken
     information, by means of electrical signals carried by wires
     or radio waves.  The term was used to indicate transmission of
     the voice, as opposed to telegraphy (done in Morse code
     and usually called "{continuous wave" or CW transmission),
     radio teletypewriter (RTTY) transmission (also called FSK for
     "{Frequency Shift Keying", the modulation scheme used by such
     machines), and later, facimile.

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