At the this point in time, distance is no longer an object when it comes to communication. Texting and voice calling come so cheap and everyone else uses it as primary medium to get in touch. Another breakthrough in keeping the line of communication open among people who live distantly is the use of video conferencing. Here you are not just hearing the other person’s voice you can actually see them. They are basically internet based and the speed and clarity of communication depend on the speed of your internet connection.