Telecom Crash Course / Edition 2

Telecom Crash Course / Edition 2

by Steven Shepard
     
 

THE DEFINITIVE TELECOM RESOURCE — COMPLETELY REVISED AND UPDATED

Get a thorough introduction to the telecommunications industry — from the technologies involved to the complex business, market, and regulatory relationships. This new edition of the acclaimed telecom guide provides a framework for understanding the concepts, trends, terminology, acronyms,

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THE DEFINITIVE TELECOM RESOURCE — COMPLETELY REVISED AND UPDATED

Get a thorough introduction to the telecommunications industry — from the technologies involved to the complex business, market, and regulatory relationships. This new edition of the acclaimed telecom guide provides a framework for understanding the concepts, trends, terminology, acronyms, systems, and services that make up this evolving field. Expert author Steven Shepard offers not only rigorous technical accuracy, but clear, easy-to-follow descriptions, real-world examples, and even a bit of humor, all of which enhance your understanding of the topics covered.

The Latest Innovations

Beginning with a detailed analysis of how and why the telecom industry faltered in the early part of the decade, Telecom Crash Course covers the current state of the field and delves into the myriad new technologies shaping the communications landscape including revolutionary advances in broadband, VoIP, and wireless. This is a must-have resource for all current and aspiring telecom professionals, including IT staff, business decision-makers, marketing and sales staff, and students.

Covers These and Other Key Topics:

  • Digital Wireless
  • Wi-Fi and WiMAX
  • CDMA vs. GSM
  • VoIP
  • Softswitch
  • NGDLC
  • Passive Optical Networking (PON)
  • MPLS
  • 802.17
  • New security threats

EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KEEP ON TOP OF THE EVER-CHANGING TELECOMMUNICATIONS INDUSTRY:

Introduction
• Wireless
• Wireline
• Access Issues
• Data Issues
• Optical
• IT and Computing

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071451437
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date:
05/27/2005
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
528
Product dimensions:
1.07(w) x 9.00(h) x 6.00(d)

Table of Contents

Ch. 1First things first1
Ch. 2Protocols43
Ch. 3Telephony125
Ch. 4The Byzantine world of telecom regulation225
Ch. 5Premises technologies243
Ch. 6Access technologies281
Ch. 7Transport technologies369
Ch. 8Telecom market segments453
Ch. 9Final summary481

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