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Modern Telecommunications Training Overview

Modern Telecommunications Training Overview

Modern Telecommunications Training Overview:

Modern Telecommunications Training Overview Course with detailed hands-on (Online, Onsite, and Classroom Live!)

This course Modern Telecommunications Training Overview will help you acquire a solid, high-level understanding of modern telecom systems, the technologies behind them, their performance goals and limitations, and the purchase/pricing and assembly of such systems. Covered in this Modern Telecommunications Training Overview course are the major wireline and wireless technologies and trends including Ethernet, SONET, ISDN, IP, and the Internet, IMS, MPLS, VPN, VoIP, Land Mobile Radio (LMR), Satellite, WiFi, 2G/3G/4G wireless, LTE, Cloud Computing, Software Defined Networks (SDN), Network Functions Virtualization (NFV), Machine-to-Machine Communications, and more.

What’s Included

  • 3 Days of Modern Telecommunications Training Overview from an Authorized Instructor
  • Modern Telecommunications Overview Official Student Electronic Courseware
  • Certificate of Completion
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee


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Customize It:

  • If you are familiar with some aspects of the Modern Telecommunications Training Overview, we can omit or shorten their discussion.
  • We can adjust the emphasis placed on the various topics or build the Modern Telecommunications Training Overview course around the mix of technologies of interest to you (including technologies other than those included in this outline).
  • If your background is nontechnical, we can exclude the more technical topics, include the topics that may be of special interest to you (e.g., as a manager or policy-maker), and present the Modern Telecommunications Training Overview course in a manner understandable to lay audiences.


  • Those wishing to take this course should have some prior on-the-job exposure to telecom or information technologies

Audience/Target Group:

  • Corporate and government decision-makers and professionals involved in the acquisition of equipment or services, technical consultation, liaison, or support, and others whose work requires a broad foundation in telecommunications.


After completing this course, attendees will be able to:

  • Define/describe the important telecommunications terms/concepts
  • Provide a high-level description of the major wireline and wireless technologies and trends.
  • Characterize the capabilities and limitations of major telecommunications equipment and systems
  • Conceptualize how to assemble telecommunications systems for various objectives
  • Describe how telecommunications services are regulated and priced

Course Syllabus:

What is telecom?
  • Overview diagram and explanation
    • Basic components of any telecom system
    • How they relate to end-user needs
  • Goals of telecom and how pieces fit together at the highest level
How telecom technologies work: the basics (partial list)
  • Wired and wireless systems
  • The electromagnetic spectrum
  • Analog vs digital
  • Conversion of analog to digital
  • Connection-oriented vs connectionless
  • Dedicated vs. switched
  • Synchronous vs asynchronous
  • Protocols
  • Packets
  • Bandwidth
  • Carriers and modulation
  • MPEG, JPEG, etc.
  • BRI, PRI
Major telecom systems (partial list)
  • Wired systems: Copper/twisted pair, coax, optical fiber
  • RF/SATCOM: Land Mobile Radio (LMR), satellite
  • Cellular: Evolution of 2G to 3G, 4G LTE, and 5G
  • Other wireless: WiFi, CDMA2000, WiMAX
  • Optical: SONET/SDH, DWDM
  • Ethernet
  • IP
  • ISDN
  • Free space optics
  • Radio/TV
Modern Telecommunications Training – Protocols and standards
  • Purpose of and need for protocols and standards
  • OSI stack and how it relates to various systems and technologies
    • Understanding telecom in terms of layers
    • How layers relate to technologies
    • OSI stack and end-end telecommunications
  • Standards bodies and some typical standards
Internet Protocol (IP) and Transmission Control Protocol (TCP)
  • What they are
  • How they work
  • How modern networks utilize them
  • How they are implemented across technologies and systems
  • Quality of Service (QoS) and IP networks
  • IP and common applications
The Internet and how it works
  • Overview
  • Addressing
  • Infrastructure
  • End users and access
  • Regulation and the future of the Internet
IP Multimedia System (IMS)
  • What it is, goals
  • How it is envisioned to work
  • Relationship with other technologies
  • Fixed/mobile convergence
Telephony and VoIP
  • How it works
  • Supporting protocols
  • H.323 and SIP
  • IP PBX and other equipment
Endpoint (access) technologies
  • Equipment (hardware/software)
  • Service delivery points (SDPs)
  • Purchase and pricing
Transport (link) technologies
  • Equipment
  • Modulation techniques
  • Performance/capabilities
  • Limitations to performance (speed, error rates, Shannon’s law, etc.)
  • Impairments and their effect (noise, jitter, etc.)
  • Purchase and pricing
Modern Telecommunications Training – Putting it all together
  • Building an end-end system
    • Components
    • How they work together
    • End-end performance specs
  • Examples of end-end systems
The Cloud and modern usage of telecom
  • What the Cloud is
  • Brief history
  • What it can do and what it is expected to do in future
  • How Cloud relates to telecom
Evolving technologies and trends
  • Future trends in telecom equipment, services, usage, prices, and regulation
  • Software Defined Networks (SDN)
  • Virtualization: Communications side, equipment side
  • Network Functions Virtualization (NFV)
  • Machine-to-Machine (M2M) communications
How to buy telecom equipment and services
  • Turnkey services vs. do-it-yourself
  • Pricing
  • Design and implementation considerations
Modern Telecommunications Training Overview Course wrap-up

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