Introduction to Telecommunications

Introduction to Telecommunications : Voice, Data, and the Internet

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For introductory courses in Introduction to Voice and Data, Voice/Data Communications, Telecommunications Management, Internet Survey, and Wireless Communications.This introductory text provides a comprehensive overview of telecommunications technologies, with an emphasis on voice, data, and the Internet. Coverage also touches upon network design and switching systems. The author's flexible presentation supports either a "just the basics" approach or an in-depth more

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  • Hardback | 624 pages
  • 190.5 x 233.7 x 33mm | 1,088.63g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • English
  • 2nd edition
  • 0130608904
  • 9780130608901

Table of contents

1. Introduction to Telecommunications. 2. Telecommunications Legislative History. 3. Telecommunications PSTN Technology (1876-2000). 4. Customer-Provided Equipment: Telephones, Keysystems, PBXS, and Personal Computers. 5. The Medium. 6. Multiplexing. 7. Analog and Digital Signals. 8. Data Communication. 9. ISDN and ADSL. 10. Data Networking Via LANs. 11. Wide Area Networks. 12. Internet Services. 13. Mobile Telephones and Personal Communication Systems. 14. Telecommunications Management. APPENDICES. A: Basic Electricity. B: Electric Circuits. C: Alternating Current Electricity. D: Answers to Odd-Numbered Chapter Review Questions. E: Hypertext Markup Language (HTML). F: Summary of 1996 Telecommunications Reform Act. G: History of Switching and Multiplexing. Glossary. more