Telecom Crash Course

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9780071382137: Telecom Crash Course

Get a sound fix on the expanding universe of telecom

Explore the vast telecom landscape -- from standards and protocols to premise, access and transport technologies. Far more than an acronym-studded quick fix, Telecom Crash Course is a true tutorial that offers you context, connections, and the wisdom to quickly grasp key technologies, including wireless Internet, optical networking, 3G, IP, protocol layer, PSTN, ATM, spread spectrum, GPRS, and SIP. Author Steven Shepard includes lively stories that deliver important points about the markets that drive the technologies. You get rigorous technical accuracy, with explanations of each technology's economic importance. Here’s your chance to decipher the alphabet soup of telecom acronyms -- not just what they stand for, but what they mean and how they can generate profits.

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"An outstanding book for the novice that should be on the desk of every industry professional as well. Written in a style that is never boring, it covers the vast technological landscape from standards and protocols to premise, access and transport technologies, managing to entertain every step of the way."
Kenneth R. Sato

SPEAK TELECOM

Even veterans will welcome this short-cut course to the expanding universe of telecom. Far more than the standard acronym-studded quick fix, Telecom Crash Course is a true tutorial to the essentials of the field, offering not just quick explanations but context, connections, and wisdom. Without the need for an engineering degree or an MBA, you'll quickly grasp both key technologies and the markets that drive them.

FUN TO READ

TELECOM CRASH COURSE gives you an enjoyable and colorful intro to the field. Lively, pointed stories drive home important points. Plus, you get rigorous technical accuracy-with explanations of each technology's economic importance. This is the book to choose if you mean business in telecom.

What you need to know, FAST!


* The one book every telecom beginner needs
* Explains each technology in terms of market basics: Why is it important?
* Deciphers the alphabet soup of telecom acronyms-not just what they stand for but what they mean and how they can generate profits
* Wireless internet, optical networking, 3G, IP, protocol layer, PSTN, ATM, spread spectrum, GPRS, SIP. Confused? You won't be after a few hours with the Telecom Crash Course

About the Author:

STEVEN SHEPARD is the author of three previous well-received books: the industry bestseller Telecommunications Convergence, SONET/SDH Demystified, and Optical Networking Crash Course. A professional writer and educator, formerly with Hill Associates, he frequently conducts seminars and workshops on telecom topics. He lives in Williston, Vermont.

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