Broadband telecommunications, the delivery of lightning fast internet access to the home or office, is a field confusing, competing technologies: DSL, cable, wireless, optical, and many more. This book breaks down each broadband technology and explains it by function, asking Bates’ 3 Questions: What is it, what will it do for me, and what is it going to cost me?
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THE BLOCKBUSTER OVERVIEW OF BROADBAND
Updated and Expanded to Reflect the Latest Technologies!
Whether you’re a “techie” or a business executive, getting a top-to-bottom understanding of broadband – the kind that will pay “real world” dividends at work -- has never been easier! In this straightforward, jargon-free volume, renowned communications expert and master instructor Bud Bates breaks down every broadband technology and explains it by function. Bates subjects each technology to the three essential questions:
* What is it?
* What will it do for me?
* What it is going to cost me?
No matter what your role in the telecommunications field, whether you’re a network administrator or marketing manager, you’ll get all the latest coverage in communications, from basic concepts to advanced topics. Not theory, but the practical info you need to make the right choice and get the job done right the first time
This second edition has been updated to include the latest technologies, including:
* 2.5G/3G Wireless
* And more
With over 200 detailed illustrations and a logical building-block organization, the Handbook considers the concept of a technology, looks a deployment and cost issues, and then describes the use of technologies as they are implemented. Bates gives you exactly what you need to survive and prosper in today’s complex, budget-conscious communications arena.
If you want a reference that goes beyond theory to provide wide-ranging, practical coverage of the latest telecom technologies and their application – your search ends with Broadband Telecommunications Handbook, 2/e.About the Author:
REGIS "BUD" BATES has more than 36 years of experience in telecommunications and information systems. He oversees the overall operation of TC International Consulting, Inc. (TCIC) of Phoenix, Arizona. TCIC is a full-service management consulting organization that specializes in designing and integrating information technologies. TC International Consulting leads the pack in strategic development and implementation of new technologies for carriers and corporations alike.
Bud's experience served in major network designs from Local Area Networks (LANs) to Wide Area Networks (WANs) using high-quality, all-digital transmission services: T1, T3, and SONET/SDH. His studies and recommendations resulted in significant financial savings. One project included the design and implementation of a Frame Relay network that spanned over 14 countries and 80 locations. This project resulted in huge monthly savings while preseving subsecond response times across the network.
His articles have been published in Network World, Information Week, International Journal of Information Management, and others. He has authored numerous books published by McGraw-Hill and Artech House. His recent published books Voice and Data Communications, Fourth Edition; GPRS, and Optical Switching and Networking continue to fall on McGraw-Hill's bestseller list. Bud also develops and conducts various public seminars throughout the world, ranging from a managerial overview to very technical instruction on voice, data, and LAN communications. He spends must of his time working with the major telecommunications manufacturers in training their staff members on the innovations of technology and the convergence of voice and data networks for the future. Many of his materials are used throughout the higher education institutions in certification and graduate-level classes in telecommunications management.
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Book Description McGraw-Hill Professional, 2002. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 2nd. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0071398511