2241 Introduction to Broadband Converged IP Telecom
2206 Wireless Telecommunications
2221 Fundamentals of Voice over IP
2201 The PSTN
2212 OSI Layers and Protocol Stacks
2211 LANs, VLANs, Wireless and Optical Ethernet
2213 IP Addresses, Packets and Routers
2214 MPLS and Carrier Networks
The selection of material, its order, timing, and explanations are field-tested to deliver the core knowledge set for today’s telecommunications.
The courses deliver a solid foundation of knowledge in broadband, telecom, datacom and networking: the fundamentals, technologies, jargon and buzzwords, standard practices and most importantly, the underlying ideas, and how it all fits together… with TCO Certification to prove it!
The first four CTNS courses are on telecommunications, beginning with Introduction to Broadband Converged IP Telecom, an introduction and first pass through all of the topics; followed by Wireless Telecommunications, then Introduction to Voice over IP, and The PSTN.
The second half of CTNS is four courses focusing on the three main enabling technologies for the modern telecom network: Ethernet, IP and MPLS. We begin with the OSI model and its Layers to establish a framework for understanding what each does and how they work together... and all the other things that have to be done.
This book is intended to enhance your learning and retention while taking the online courses. It is also useful as a day-to-day reference handbook and glossary.
Our goal is to explain the big picture, the jargon and buzzwords, and put in place a very solid base of telecom knowledge spanning fundamentals to the latest technologies and how they are deployed – in plain English.
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