Telecommunications Crash Course, Third Edition

Hardcover | July 28, 2014

bySteven Shepard

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COMPLETE COVERAGE OF THE LATEST TELECOMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGIES AND TRENDS

Fully revised to address the convergence of the telecom, media, and technology (TMT) sectors, the new edition of this cutting-edge guide provides a comprehensiveoverview of the current telecom landscape. The book focuses on the interdependence of the IT infrastructure, multimedia content, and broadband transport network intoday's hyper-connected mobile environment and discusses the importance of storing, delivering, analyzing, tracking, and monetizing content. Emerging telecomtechnologies are described in detail. This up-to-date resource is essential for TMT professionals, business decision-makers, marketing and sales staff, and students.

Telecommunications Crash Course, Third Edition, covers:

  • Standards and regulations
  • Data communications protocols
  • Telephony, VoIP, SS7, SIP, and IP PBX
  • Premises technologies -- LANs, Gigabit Ethernet, WiFi, ZigBee, FireWire, Thunderbolt, and USB
  • Content -- multimedia, video, and TV
  • Fixed access technologies, including DSL, cable, DOCSIS 3.0, CMTS, and DSLAM
  • Wireless access technologies such as CDMA, GSM, HSPA, LTE, Bluetooth, RFID, and satellite solutions
  • Transport technologies -- frame relay, ATM, high-speed IP switching, optical networking, DWDM,channelized optics, and optical switching
  • IP, IPv6, Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS), and IP networking
  • IT, telecom, and media convergence
  • Cloud technologies, data centers, analytics, big data, security, Dumb Terminal 2.0, Bring Your Own Device (BYOD), and other emerging topics

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COMPLETE COVERAGE OF THE LATEST TELECOMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGIES AND TRENDSFully revised to address the convergence of the telecom, media, and technology (TMT) sectors, the new edition of this cutting-edge guide provides a comprehensiveoverview of the current telecom landscape. The book focuses on the interdependence of the IT infrastru...

Steven Shepard, Ph.D., is the founder of the Shepard Communications Group and co-founder of the Executive Crash Course Company. He has more than 30 years of experience in the TMT industry and specializes in international issues in technology, with an emphasis on the social implications of technological change, technology infrastructure...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:9.1 × 6.3 × 1.3 inPublished:July 28, 2014Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0071832661

ISBN - 13:9780071832663

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Table of Contents

Foreword: The Changing Industry Landscape. Ch. 1: First Things First (Standards / The Network / The Internet)Ch. 2: Protocols Ch. 3: TelephonyCh. 4: The Byzantine World of Telecom RegulationCh. 5: Access TechnologiesNEW Ch. 6: The Media Game NEW Ch. 7: Fixed Access Technologies NEW Ch. 8: Wireless Access Technologies Ch. 9: Transport TechnologiesNEW Ch. 11: The IT Realm Ch. 12: Industry Market SegmentsNEW Ch. 13: Industry Issues Ch. 14: Final SummaryIndex