Apr 01, 2020  
2019-2020 Academic Catalog 
2019-2020 Academic Catalog
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INT-2530 Introduction to Telecommunications

Credits 3
Operation of the U.S. telecommunications system, including the local loop, cellular system, the SS7 long distance system, and Voice Over IP. Coding, compression, error-checking, and security systems used to ensure quality and performance. 

Prerequisite(s): INT-1010   with grade of C or higher or permission of the department. 
Formerly ENT 2830.
Course Outcomes
  1. Determine bandwidth in bits/sec for a given link, and then calculate bits/bytes transmitted in a time period.
  2. Identify the working of the telephone system’s local loop, central office, and trunk lines.    
  3. Decode ASCII code, Unicode, and other encoding systems correctly.
  4. Identify operational protocols used in the US cellular telephone system.    
  5. Compare and Contract compression algorithms and determine compression ratio.
  6. Identify Voice over Internet Protocols (VoIP) and equipment.    
  7. Identify appropriate methods of encryption, authentication, and confidentiality for secure data communication.
  8. Evaluate telecommunications systems.


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