Broadband Networking: A Beginner's Guide

Paperback | May 16, 2002

byGlen Carty

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-- Offers in-depth information about the roots and theory behind broadband networking. Also provides practical information about the hardware and software that makes this technology possible.
-- Broadband networking concepts are explained clearly -- perfect for those with no previous knowledge of the topic.
-- Contains hundreds of figures and illustrations along with 8 blueprints that map out sample broadband network designs and concepts using different hardware and software products. The blueprints help deliver the information by putting it into a visual context.
-- Explains complex concepts in easy to understand language, including:

- Residential and Commercial Broadband

- SONET, SDH, and ATM

- Fiber and Fiberless Optical

- Frame Relay

- xDSL and Cable

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-- Offers in-depth information about the roots and theory behind broadband networking. Also provides practical information about the hardware and software that makes this technology possible.-- Broadband networking concepts are explained clearly -- perfect for those with no previous knowledge of the topic.-- Contains hundreds of figure...

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Design and deploy broadband networking solutionsWhether you're a seasoned networking professional, an administrator, or a marketing manager, you'll benefit from this book's comprehensive review of the current and emerging technologies enabling the broadband revolution. Inside, you'll find a full overview of broadband technologies and t...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:8.9 × 7.4 × 0.68 inPublished:May 16, 2002Publisher:OsborneLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:007219510X

ISBN - 13:9780072195101

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from WAN Specialist A very good book for understanding the different technologies from Access to WAN.
Date published: 2002-06-29

Extra Content

Table of Contents

Part I: The Move to Broadband

1: Introduction to Broadband

2: Commercial and Residential Networks

Part II: Access Networks

3: Evolution and Technical Foundation

4: DSL Access Networks

5: Cable Access Networks

6: Wireless Access Networks

7: FTTx Access Networks

8: Digital Transmission and Frame Relay

9: Emerging Broadband Access Technologies

Part III: Core Technologies

10: Fiber Magic: Fiber Optics, WDM/DWDM

11: The Metro Area and Core Network

Part IV: Beyond Broadband

12: Convergence and Content Services