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Introduction to telecommunications : voice, data, and the internet
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2nd ed.
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Upper Saddle River, N.J. : Prentice Hall, 2002
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9780130608901
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Summary

This book overviews how telecommunications technologies work, for telecommunications managers and technicians. Introductory chapters deal with the evolution of telecommunications and with relevant legislative history. Later chapters treat station equipment, twisted-pair local loop, analog and digita


Table of Contents

1 Introduction to Telecommunications
2 Telecommunications Legislative History
3 Telecommunications PSTN Technology (1876-2000)
4 Customer-Provided Equipment: Telephones, Keysystems, PBXS, and Personal Computers
5 The Medium
6 Multiplexing
7 Analog and Digital Signals
8 Data Communication
9 ISDN and ADSL
10 Data Networking Via LANs
11 Wide Area Networks
12 Internet Services
13 Mobile Telephones and Personal Communication Systems
14 Telecommunications Management
Appendices
A Basic Electricity
B Electric Circuits
C Alternating Current Electricity
D Answers to Odd-Numbered Chapter Review Questions
E Hypertext Markup Language (HTML)
F Summary of 1996 Telecommunications Reform Act
G History of Switching and Multiplexing
Glossary
Index