A Manager's Guide to Telecommunications - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780434910687, 9781483104188

A Manager's Guide to Telecommunications

1st Edition

Authors: Martin Gandoff
eBook ISBN: 9781483104188
Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann
Published Date: 1st January 1987
Page Count: 192
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A Manager's Guide to Telecommunications discusses the basic principles of various telecommunications equipment that can be utilized in management practice. The book also covers the techniques, relevance, and selection of different telecommunication devices. The text first covers communication and computers, and then proceeds to tackling transmission technology and techniques. The next chapter covers networks and exchanges, while the succeeding two chapters discuss voice and text communication, respectively. The last two chapters talk about database on-line database and local area networks, successively. The book will be of great use to those in management positions who wish to learn more about the various telecommunications equipment.

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations Preface Chapter 1 Communication and Computers The Development of Voice and Data Transmission A Review of Data Processing A Classification of Software Chapter 2 Transmission Technology and Techniques Introduction Communication Concepts and Techniques Types of Conversation Transmission Modes Voice and Data Transmission Line Speeds, Bandwidth and Modulation Baseband and Broadband Matching Unequal Speeds Modems and Other Data Transmission Hardware Data Transmission Media Error Detection and Correction Chapter 3 Networks and Exchanges British Telecom, Mercury and Liberalization The Telephone System Switch Technologies The PABX Packet Switching BT Packet Switchstream Facilities Other X-Stream Facilities Multistream Integrated Services Chapter 4 Telephone and Telephone-Linked Facilities Telephone User Facilities Featurephones, Telephone Systems and Exchanges Linkline 0800/0345 Voice Messaging Call Management/Logging Tonto/Qwertyphone/Displayphone Cellular Telephone Trunked Radio Telephone Data Entry, Voice Response Chapter 5 Text and Document Transmission The Techniques Data and Text Telex Electronic Mail Teletex MHS Facsimile Transmission (Fax) Error Indication and Auto-Disconnect Chapter 6 On-Line Data Base Access and Viewdata What is Viewdata? Types of Dialogue Viewdata Features Prestel VDU Display Techniques Viewdata Services Private Viewdata or Prestel? Corporate Viewdata Systems Datastream Effem Management Services The Phillips HCS Chapter 7 Local Area Networks (LANs) What is a Local Area Network (LAN)? Media and Transmission Techniques Network Topologies


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