Telecommunications Technology, IT 545
About this Course:
Introduction to voice and data communications infrastructure design and implementation. Current infrastructure including components of voice networks (such as carrier switches, PBXs, SS7, T1 trunks, and switched versus dedicated circuits), the Public Switched Telephone-Network (PSTN), communications industry structure, telephone-data system interfaces and interaction, and convergence of voice and data communications systems will be examined, along with possible alternative approaches. Also examined will be components of data networks such as modems, multiplexers, virtual circuits, hubs, bridges, and routers and their relationships to voice communications systems. Future directions in the evolution of voice and data communications technology will be highlighted.
Who Should Attend:
Professionals who are interested in learning about telecommunication technology