Updated: 11/06/2021 by Computer Hope
Illustrated person wearing a headset.

Tele is a prefix that comes from the Greek root meaning "far off" or "at a distance." More plainly, tele describes anything that happens remotely (in another location). For example, a telephone is a device that allows remote communications with another person or machine.

Terms that use the tele prefix


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Modem terms, Network terms, Prefix