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Convergent Network Technologies

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Department of Telecommunications Network & Electronics Engineering

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Course Level: Certificate

Duration: 12 Weeks

Pre Requisites: Mature Entry (21years) with 3 years related work experience / 5 CXC certificates (Math and English mandatory) / certifications relevant to subject matter

  • Convergent Network Technologies

    This course is a study on converging communications technologies. It includes the convergence of Voice, Video, image, and data over Internet Protocol over wired and wireless networks that provide seamless and secure communication solutions for business, government, and home technology needs. It emphasizes interoperability, the integrating of disparate systems, while emphasizing the revered goal of developing people interaction and communications skills. Hands-on Labs are required.

    Course Outline

  •  Describe the various technologies used in telecommunications.
    • Identify the architectures used in the telecommunications industry.
    • Name the key telecommunications industry protocols 
    • Explain the application of technologies, architectures, and protocols used in the telecommunications industry. 
    • Describe signaling and its importance to telecommunications.
    • Identify pro and con characteristics of Mobility emphasizing security.
    • Describe 1G, 2G, 3G, 4G, LTE, WiMAX and their role in present and future Mobility.
    • Explain the various access technologies: PAN, HAN, LAN, CAN, MAN, and WAN including associated cellular and wireless network architectures.
    • Describe the principles of PSTN switching including the functionality of IP softswitches
    • Discuss the need and importance of transport in telecommunications.
    • Explain the reasons for the convergence of voice, data, image, and multimedia.
    • Explain how the Internet Protocol is key to convergence.
    • Appraise the importance of quality of service with regard to availability, reliability, and serviceability of a voice network.
    • Design a solution to a case study problem and create a presentation describing the results.
    • Describe the components involved in a “smart home” home network.
    • Describe the technology associated with using light waves to carry messages.
    • Explain the impact on human social behavior due to communications mobility 
    • To communicate the importance of conferencing for the purpose of collaboration. Understand the components and demonstrate how to establish a collaboration session.
    • Understand and describe how energy savings can be a benefit from convergence technology and lend itself to “Green IT”. 

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