Telecommunications and Data Communications Handbook (Google eBook)

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John Wiley & Sons, Aug 31, 2007 - Technology & Engineering - 856 pages
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For an accessible and comprehensive survey of telecommunications and data communications technologies and services, consult the Telecommunications and Data Communications Handbook, which includes information on origins, evolution and meaningful contemporary applications. Find discussions of technologies set in context, with details on fiber optics, cellular radio, digital carrier systems, TCP/IP, and the Internet. Explore topics like Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP); 802.16 & WiMAX; Passive Optical Network (PON); 802.11g & Multiple Input Multiple Output (MIMO) in this easily accessible guide without the burden of technical jargon.
  

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Contents

1 FUNDAMENTALS OF THE TECHNOLOGY CONCEPTS AND DEFINITIONS
1
2 FUNDAMENTALS OF TRANSMISSION SYSTEMS TECHNOLOGIES AND APPLICATIONS
37
3 VOICE COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEMS KTS PBX CENTREX AND ACD
101
4 MESSAGING SYSTEMS
154
5 PUBLIC SWITCHED TELEPHONE NETWORK
200
6 FUNDAMENTALS OF DATA COMMUNICATIONS
247
7 CONVENTIONAL DIGITAL AND DATA NETWORKS
294
8 LOCAL AREA NETWORKS CONNECTIVITY AND INTERNETWORKING
353
11 WIRELESS NETWORKING EMPHASIS ON MOBILITY
550
12 VIDEO AND MULTIMEDIA NETWORKING
600
13 THE INTERNET AND WORLD WIDE WEB
629
14 NETWORK CONVERGENCE
697
15 REGULATION ISSUES AND SOME ANSWERS
715
APPENDIX A ACRONYMS ABBREVIATIONS CONTRACTIONS INITIALISMS AND SYMBOLS
731
APPENDIX B STANDARDS ORGANIZATIONS AND SPECIAL INTEREST GROUPS SIGs
755
INDEX
763

9 BROADBAND NETWORK INFRASTRUCTURE
421
10 BROADBAND NETWORK SERVICES
495

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About the author (2007)

Ray Horak held management and executive management positions with Southwestern Bell, Continental Telephone Company (CONTEL), and Communications Group Inc. An independent consultant and popular speaker, trainer, author, columnist, and writer, he is the author of the bestselling Communications Systems and Networks, published most recently by Wiley and now in its third edition. Mr. Horak teaches seminars around the world on a variety of telecommunications subjects. He also has considerable experience as a consulting technical expert and expert witness in litigation involving patents, copyrights, trademarks, and other intellectual property matters.

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