Newton's Telecom Dictionary, 18th Edition

Newton's Telecom Dictionary, 18th Edition

by Harry Newton


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Long required reading for anyone involved in the telecommunications, networking, and Internet industry, this new edition of Newton's Dictionary is more essential today than ever before: revolutionary changes continue to unfold, new standards are announced, technologies are released or updated, and vendor-specific terms are created. Useful for anyone trying to keep up with the flood of new technologies and terms, this indispensable reference contains over 21,000 easy-to-understand definitions sprinkled with Harry Newton's trademark dry wit. Each listing is written in a nontechnical style, using as extensive or as brief an explanation as needed.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781578201044
Publisher: C M P Books
Publication date: 03/15/2002
Edition description: 18th
Pages: 840
Product dimensions: 7.42(w) x 9.26(h) x 1.84(d)

About the Author

Harry Newton has 30 years in telecommunications. He founded LAN (now Network) Magazine, the first networking magazine. He founded three leading monthly telecom magazines -- Call Center, Computer Telephony and Teleconnect. He also founded the enormously successful trade show, Computer Telephony Conference and Exposition (CT Expo). He is (of late) a successful angel (early venture capitalist) in telecom, networking and Internet ventures. Recently he started a monthly newsletter, Harry Newton's Technology Investor. For a subscription, go to Technology Investor. Newton holds an MBA from the Harvard Business School and undergraduate degree in economics from the University of Sydney, Australia. He is not an engineer. But he knows enough to be dangerous in front of them. And that, he says, is the ultimate thrill.

Table of Contents

Help Make this Dictionary Even Better: We offer a real rewardV
119 Best Dollar-Saving Tips: How To Save on Telecom, PC, Internet and Airline Expenses and Best Investment TipsVII
Why is it so Hard to Buy?: The logic of call centers, customer cares, and buying on the InternetXV
Where's the Technology Going?: Cheaper, faster and more reliable are obvious trends but there are other less obvious important ones alsoXVII
Disaster Recovery Planning: How to Make Sure Your Computing and Telecommunications Still RunXIX
Rules Followed in This Dictionary: How to figure our ordering of terms and our spellingsXXI
About the Author: Harry Newton does have a life outside this dictionaryXXV
About the Contributing Editor: Ray Horak teaches, consults and lives in ParadiseXXVII
Dictionary: Dictionary begins with Numbers then goes onto Letters1
Industry Standards Organizations and their contact information850
International Calling Codes856
Standard Plugs and Connectors858

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This book has everything you need. There is stuff in here that is hard to find anywhere else.