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The McGraw-Hill Telecommunications Factbook,9780070491830

The McGraw-Hill Telecommunications Factbook

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Format: Paperback
Pub. Date: 11/1/1992
Publisher(s): McGraw-Hill Osborne Media
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Summary

Aimed at telecommunications staff--both technical and marketing--as well as non-technical managers who need to make informed telecommunication decisions, this easy-to-read overview of the telecommunications industry goes into depth, with specifics on systems, equipment, and networks.

Table of Contents

Introduction
Telecommunications Fundamentals
Definitions, Terminology and Backgroundp. 3
Basic Concepts, Techniques, and Devicesp. 17
Transmission Systemsp. 29
Circuit Switching Systemsp. 51
Signaling in Circuit Switched Voice Telecommunications Systemsp. 95
Premises Distribution Systemsp. 107
Tariffs and Network Designp. 115
Voice Services
Voice Services and Networksp. 143
Network Servicesp. 153
Selecting Voice Network Servicesp. 175
Selecting Premises Servicesp. 195
Data Telecommunications Fundamentals
Basic Concepts and Techniquesp. 209
Data Services
Premises (Local Area) Servicesp. 231
Metropolitan and Wide-Area Network Servicesp. 253
Selecting Data Network Servicesp. 267
Integrated Digital Networks
Integrated Services Digital Network (ISDN)p. 279
Broadband Integrated Services Digital Network (BISDN)p. 289
Other Technologies, Standards, Systems and Equipment
Other Technologies, Standards, Systems, and Equipmentp. 297
Outlooks for the Future
Appendix A. Standards Setting in the United Statesp. 317
Appendix B. Premises Distribution Systemsp. 327
Appendix C. Modern PBX/Centrex and Key/Hybrid Telephone System
Featuresp. 333
Glossaryp. 343
IXC Selected Tariffsp. 359
Acronyms and Abbreviationsp. 361
Bibliographyp. 367
Indexp. 369
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