Voice & Data Communications Handbook, Fifth Edition [NOOK Book]

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The Definitive Telecommunications Reference--Fully Updated



Understand cutting-edge telecommunication and networking technologies using this straightforward, real-world implementation guide.  Fully revised to cover all of the latest transmission protocols, Voice & Data Communications Handbook, Fifth Edition covers all the bases-from analog transmission, VPNs, and LANs to DSL, CATV, WiFi, VoIP, and ...

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Voice & Data Communications Handbook, Fifth Edition

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Overview

The Definitive Telecommunications Reference--Fully Updated



Understand cutting-edge telecommunication and networking technologies using this straightforward, real-world implementation guide.  Fully revised to cover all of the latest transmission protocols, Voice & Data Communications Handbook, Fifth Edition covers all the bases-from analog transmission, VPNs, and LANs to DSL, CATV, WiFi, VoIP, and GSM. This authoritative volume covers the ins-and-outs of each vital topic, supplies practical examples and solutions, and provides helpful self-tests.  You'll also find up-to-date information on regulatory standards, switches, routers, frame relay, and security procedures.



  • Use new wireless technologies

  • Understand the building blocks of analog transmission-bandwith, amplitude, and frequency

  • Provide transparent communications using the OSI model and seven-layer architecture

  • Comply with local and federal regulations and RBOCs

  • Transmit information using routers, SS7, PBX, and KTS switches

  • Send and receive data across TCP/IP, wireless, cellular, and optical systems

  • Create a connection using a modem

  • Connect to multiple VPNs and LANs using frame relay, ATM, and MPLS

  • Deploy high-speed broadband access with cable modems, xDSL, and CATV

  • Get details on VoIP, SIP, and voice over data services

  • Increase bandwidth using IP telephony techniques and PBX equipment

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071661874
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
  • Publication date: 12/13/2006
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 5
  • Pages: 650
  • File size: 15 MB
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Meet the Author

Regis J."Bud" Bates, president of TC International Consulting, has 40 years of experience in telecommunications and information systems. He is a wireless systems expert who specializes in network operations and planning and is the author of more than 15 technology-oriented books.

Donald W. Gregory is a partner with Computer Sciences Corporation's Consulting Group (CSC). Previously, he worked at Arthur Andersen, International Harvester/Navistar, and Digital Equipment Corp. specializing in the design and implementation of data and voice communications networks.

 

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Voice CommunicationsChapter 2: The Open Systems Interconnect Model (OSI)Chapter 3: Regulation in the IndustryChapter 4: Signaling System 7 (SS7)Chapter 5: Switching SystemsChapter 6: Modulation and MultiplexingChapter 7: Wireless CommunicationsChapter 8: Optical CommunicationsChapter 9: Data CommunicationsChapter 10: TCP/IPChapter 11: Frame Relay, ATM, and MPLSChapter 12: The InternetChapter 13: Local Area Networks (LANs)Chapter 14: Wireless LANsChapter 15: Digital Subscriber Line (DSL) and CATVChapter 16: Routers and Switches in the Networking RoleChapter 17: Voice over Internet Protocols (VoIP)Chapter 18: Session Initiation Protocol (SIP)Chapter 19: IP TelephonyINDEX
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