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Essential Guide to Telecommunications, The, 6th Edition

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  • Thoroughly revised to reflect key changes in the industry, especially wireless advances such as LTE
  • Reveals how traffic from ubiquitous tools, social media networks, smartphones, and the Internet of Things is transforming networks
  • Explains how evolving concerns about regulation, security, and privacy are reshaping the industry
  • Discusses new strategies for detecting network security breaches and minimizing loss and damage
  • Adds invaluable new coverage of improving network flexibility, manageability, and value with software-defined networks and network function virtualization
  • Introduces new storage network technologies that enable files to be sorted, managed, shared, and secured
  • Includes more exercises to help instructors drive important new learning outcomes
  • Over 175,000 copies already in print, in nine languages!

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  • Copyright 2019
  • Dimensions: 7" x 9-1/8"
  • Pages: 464
  • Edition: 6th
  • Book
  • ISBN-10: 0-13-450679-0
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-13-450679-1

“Annabel Dodd has cogently untangled the wires and switches and technobabble of the telecommunications revolution and explained how the introduction of the word ‘digital’ into our legislative and regulatory lexicon will affect consumers, companies and society into the next millennium.”

– United States Senator Edward J. Markey of Massachusetts; Member, U.S. Senate Subcommittee on Communications, Technology, Innovation, and the Internet

“Annabel Dodd has a unique knack for explaining complex technologies in understandable ways. This latest revision of her book covers the rapid changes in the fields of broadband, cellular, and streaming technologies; newly developing 5G networks; and the constant changes happening in both wired and wireless networks. This book is a must-read for anyone who wants to understand the rapidly evolving world of telecommunications in the 21st century!”

– David Mash, Retired Senior Vice President for Innovation, Strategy, and Technology, Berklee College of Music

Completely updated for current trends and technologies, The Essential Guide to Telecommunications, Sixth Edition, is the world’s top-selling, accessible guide to the fast-changing global telecommunications industry. Writing in easy-to-understand language, Dodd demystifies today’s most significant technologies, standards, architectures, and trends. She introduces leading providers worldwide, explains where they fit in the marketplace, and reveals their key strategies.

New topics covered in this edition include: LTE Advanced and 5G wireless, modern security threats and countermeasures, emerging applications, and breakthrough techniques for building more scalable, manageable networks.

  • Gain a practical understanding of modern cellular, Wi-Fi, Internet, cloud, and carrier technologies
  • Discover how key technical, business, and regulatory innovations are changing the industry
  • See how streaming video, social media, cloud computing, smartphones, and the Internet of Things are transforming networks
  • Explore growing concerns about security and privacy, and review modern strategies for detecting and mitigating network breaches
  • Learn how Software Defined Networks (SDN) and Network Function Virtualization (NFV) add intelligence to networks, enabling automation, flexible configurations, and advanced networks
  • Preview cutting-edge, telecom-enabled applications and gear–from mobile payments to drones

Whether you’re an aspiring network engineer looking for a broad understanding of the industry, or a salesperson, marketer, investor, or customer, this indispensable guide provides everything you need to know about telecommunications right now. This new edition is ideal for both self-study and classroom instruction.

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Sample Content

Table of Contents

Preface

Acknowledgments

About the Author

Part I: Fundamentals, Data Centers, and IP PBXs

Chapter 1: Computing and Enabling Technologies

Chapter 2: Data Centers and LANs, Storage, and IP Private Branch Exchanges

Part II: Industry Overview and Regulations

Chapter 3: Competition, Industry Structures, and Regulations

Part III: Managing Broadband Networks and Broadband Network Services

Chapter 4: Managing Broadband Networks

Chapter 5: Broadband Network Services

 

Part IV: The Internet and Cellular Networks

Chapter 6: The Internet

Chapter 7: Mobile, Wi-Fi, and Satellite Networks

Glossary

Index

Updates

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