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Voice & Data Communications Handbook

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The most complete voice and data communications reference available

Voice and data communications expert Bud Bates once again brings you the most comprehensive and definitive reference covering the latest in networking and telecommunications technologies. Featuring all new material on wireless protocols, optical networking, and high-speed broadband services this easy-to-understand resource contains comprehensive coverage of this fast-growing industry. You'll learn everything from basic concepts to practical implementation techniques on topics ranging from digital signaling and virtual private networks to frame relay and fiber optics. Straightforward and jargon-free, this updated edition is highly useful for anyone wanting to understand the latest advances in telecommunications, and the rapidly evolving field of voice and data communications.

  • Work with new wireless technologies including 3G, WAP, and wireless LANs
  • Get details on high-speed broadband services including xDSL and CATV
  • Transmit data securely through use of VPNs and remote access networks
  • Learn about Voice over IP and voice over data services
  • Understand methods of computer-to-telephony integration
  • Trace the evolution of the T-Carrier and T1 systems
  • Discover the advantages of using packet switching technology
  • Find out about optical systems--including SONET and Wave Division Multiplexing (WDM)

Topics covered:

  • Analog versus digital transmission
  • Private Branch Exchanges (PBX)
  • OSI model, SNA, TCP/IP
  • Full-service intranets
  • Ethernet, LANs, and token rings
  • Frame relay, ISDN, and ATM
  • DSL and xDSL
  • PCS and cellular

Synopsis:

The practical explanations of telecommunications technology begin with an introduction to the concept, followed by a discussion of the applications used. This latest edition covers high-speed data and Internet service, wireless communications, and frame relay with voice over frame. 400 Illustrations.

Synopsis:

Once again, Bud Bates brings you the most comprehensive and definitive reference covering the latest in networking and telecommunications technologies. Updated to cover wireless protocols, optical networking, and high-speed broadband services this easy-to-understand resource contains comprehensive coverage of this fast-growing industry. Learn everything from basic concepts to practical implementation techniques--all presented in a straightforward and jargon-free style.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: The History of Telecommunications

Chapter 2: Voice Characteristics

Chapter 3: The Telephone Network

Chapter 4: The Telephone Set

Chapter 5: Analog Versus Digital Communications

Chapter 6: Carriers

Chapter 7: Lines and Trunks

Chapter 8: Traffic Engineering Calculations

Chapter 9: Equipment: Private Branch Exchanges

Chapter 10: Key Telephone Systems

Chapter 11: Voice Processing

Chapter 12: Computer-to-Telephony Integration (CTI)

Chapter 13: Data Communications

Chapter 14: T1 and the T Carrier

Chapter 15: The Open Systems Interconnect Model (OSI)

Chapter 16: The Internet

Chapter 17: Remote Access and Virtual Private Networks (VPNs)

Chapter 18: Intranet

Chapter 19: Packet Switching Technologies (X.25)

Chapter 20: Local Area Networks (LANs)

Chapter 21: Ethernet

Chapter 22: Token Ring LANs

Chapter 23: Baseband versus Broadband

Chapter 24: Fiber Distributed Data Interface (FDDI)

Chapter 25: Switched Multimegabit Data Services (SMDS)

Chapter 26: Frame Relay

Chapter 27: Integrated Services Digital Network (ISDN)

Chapter 28: Asynchronous Transfer Mode (ATM)

Chapter 29: Digital Subscriber Line (DSL)

Chapter 30: Cable Modem Systems and Technology

Chapter 31: Signaling System 7 (SS7)

Chapter 32: Local Number Portability (LNP)

Chapter 33: Cellular and Personal Communications Systems

Chapter 34: Wireless Application Protocol (WAP)

Chapter 35: 3G Wireless

Chapter 36: Light Systems

Chapter 37: SONET and SDH

Chapter 38: Finances for Telecommunications

Chapter 39: Cabling Systems

Chapter 40: Planning the Communications Applications

Product Details

ISBN:
9780072122763
Author:
Bates, Regis J.
Author:
Gregory, Donald
Author:
Gregory, Donald W.
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Osborne Media McGraw-Hill Osborne Media
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Internet - General
Subject:
Telecommunications
Subject:
Networking - General
Subject:
Data transmission systems
Subject:
Telecommunication
Subject:
Telecommunication systems
Subject:
Data Transmission Systems - General
Subject:
Internet telephony
Subject:
Voice mail systems
Copyright:
Edition Number:
4
Series:
Networking
Series Volume:
# 00-03-005
Publication Date:
20010725
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
904
Dimensions:
9.20x7.42x2.37 in. 4.42 lbs.

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Product details 904 pages McGraw-Hill Osborne Media McGraw-Hill Osborne Media - English 9780072122763 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , The practical explanations of telecommunications technology begin with an introduction to the concept, followed by a discussion of the applications used. This latest edition covers high-speed data and Internet service, wireless communications, and frame relay with voice over frame. 400 Illustrations.
"Synopsis" by , Once again, Bud Bates brings you the most comprehensive and definitive reference covering the latest in networking and telecommunications technologies. Updated to cover wireless protocols, optical networking, and high-speed broadband services this easy-to-understand resource contains comprehensive coverage of this fast-growing industry. Learn everything from basic concepts to practical implementation techniques--all presented in a straightforward and jargon-free style.
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