ATM and Internet Protocol

1st Edition

Authors: M. Bentall C. Hobbs B. Turton
Paperback ISBN: 9780340719213
eBook ISBN: 9780080928821
Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann
Published Date: 29th May 1998
Page Count: 168
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Asynchronous Transfer Mode (ATM) is a protocol that allows data, sound and video being transferred between independent networks via ISDN links to be supplied to, and interpreted by, the various system protocols.

ATM and Internet Protocol explains the working of the ATM and B-ISDN network for readers with a basic understanding of telecommunications. It provides a handy reference to everyone working with ATM who may not require the full standards in detail, but need a comprehensive guide to ATM. A substantial section is devoted to the problems of running IP over ATM and there is some discussion of Frame Relay.

Key Features

A pragmatic introduction to the ATM and IP standards The latest practical approaches to running IP over ATM A comprehensive telecommunications glossary


Telecommunications managers and engineers in industry. MSc telecommunications courses. Senior undergraduate electronic engineers specialising in telecommunications.

Table of Contents

An introduction to B-ISDN B-ISDN structure and architecture B-ISDNService interface Support for the internet and other protocols Signalling Operations and maintenance (OAM) Organisations and companies Glossary and bibliography.


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About the Author

M. Bentall

Affiliations and Expertise

University of Wales, Cardiff, UK

C. Hobbs

Affiliations and Expertise

Nortel, Canada

B. Turton

Affiliations and Expertise

School of Electrical, Electronic and Systems Engineering, University of Wales College of Cardiff, UK


.. a handy reference...,Lavoisier,