Emerging Communications Technologies

Emerging Communications Technologies

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Designed for communications professionals, this guide covers emerging technologies, including ATM, FDDI, SMDS, SONET and mobile-wireless technologies. It provides a comparison of these technologies, their pros and cons, a description of where they do or do not compete with each other, and an examination of their targeted applications. The book is based on training courses given by the author at AT&T, Digital, Bellcore, Bell Northern Research ands British Telecom.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 384 pages
  • 185.42 x 241.3 x 30.48mm | 703.06g
  • Prentice Hall
  • Upper Saddle River, United States
  • English
  • 0130515000
  • 9780130515001

Table of contents

1. Introduction. 2. Foundations for the Emerging Technologies. 3. Emerged Technologies. 4. Frame Relay. 5. FDDI. 6. MANs and SMDS. 7. Asynchronous Transfer Mode (ATM). 8. SONET/SDH. 9. Mobile Communications Technologies. Appendix A: A Tutorial on Communications Networks. Appendix B: Layered Protocols, OSI, and TCP/IP. Appendix C: Management Information Basics (MIBs). Appendix D: Emerging Technologies Worksheet. Appendix E: Bibliography.
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