Better communication shouldn't be interpreted as longer emails or more meetings.
Be careful about extolling the values of "over-communication" with your remote team because longer emails and more meetings don't mean better communication.
You still need to communicate your message in a way the other person (or people on your team) hear and process the information. More often than not, it's shorter, bite-sized nuggets.
Here's a concept we frequently use during TV broadcasts - 3-sentence summaries. Take a look.