Broadband networks, such as asynchronous transfer mode (ATM), frame relay, and leased lines, allow us to easily access multimedia services (data, voice, and video) in one package. Exploring why broadband networks are important in modern-day telecommunications, Introduction to Broadband Communication Systems covers the concepts and components of bot
Fundamental Concepts. Internet. Intranet and Extranet. X.25 and Frame Relay. Fiber Channel. Synchronous Optical Network (SONET). Virtual Private Network (VPN). ISDN and BISDN. Asynchronous Transfer Mode. Digital Subscriber Line Systems. Cable Modem Systems. Passive Optical Networks. Wireless Data Services. Personal Communications Service. Satellite Communication. Network Management. Network Security. Network Testing, Fault Tolerance, and Analysis. Appendices. Index.