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Telecom 101 is a two-part webcast that provides an introduction to basic telecom functions and terminology. Specifically designed for those who are new to the industry and anyone who needs a refresher, this entertaining, non-technical seminar takes the mystery out of the telecommunications network. Using non-technical language, presenter Jerry Moran, vice president of NMI Management & Training Services, explains in simple terms the various network components.

This two-part presentation will give you a better understanding of your organization and a stronger grasp of the industry. Using various definitions and resources, you will gain the information you need to become a more effective employee.

Learn more about:

  • Outside plant network diagram
  • Pair gain systems, remote switches and redundancy
  • Microwave systems
  • Interexchange carriers, long-distance carriers and by-pass
  • Electronic switching
  • Packet switching
  • Asynchronous transfer mode (ATM)
  • Lightwave systems (fiber optics)
  • Analog/digital signals
  • High-speed services: ISDN, xDSL and T-1
  • Phone over cable TV
  • The Internet and VoIP
  • Wireless: cellular, PCS and satellite

$150 Members and Nonmembers

This item is an electronic product.

For more information contact NTCA's education department.
Price: 150.00