The ITU defines a ‘radiocommunication service’ as involving the transmission, emission and/or reception of radio waves for specific telecommunication purposes. International Telecommunication Union, Radio Regulations, Art. 1, § 1.19 (2012).
In the United States, a ‘radio communication service’ or ‘communication by radio’ is defined as the transmission by radio of writing, signs, signals, pictures, and sounds of all kinds, including all instrumentalities, facilities, apparatus, and services (among other things, the receipt, forwarding, and delivery of communications) incidental to such transmission. 47 U.S.C. § 153(40).