ITM Ch 7 Telecommunications

ITM Ch 7 Telecommunications - FAR 1 ITM 309...

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Unformatted text preview: FAR 3/18/04 1 ITM 309 Telecommunications Dr. Frederick Rodammer Michigan State University Eli Broad College of Business [email protected] March 10, 2008 FAR 3/18/04 2 Today’s Learning Objectives • Discuss Questions from UPS vs. FedEx Case • Explain how a wireless device helps an organization conduct business anytime, anywhere, anyplace • Compare LANs, WANs, MANs, and VPN • Describe RFID and how it can be used • Introduce Team Project Telecommunications Assignment FAR 3/18/04 3 CLOSING CASE TWO UPS versus FedEx • Explain the fundamentals of wireless fidelity; How does it work ? • Describe the differences between UPS and FedEx’s use of wi-fi. • Identify two types of wireless business opportunities the companies could use to gain a competitive advantage. FAR 3/18/04 4 WIRELESS FIDELITY (WI-FI) • Wireless fidelity (wi-fi) – a means of linking computers using infrared or radio signals • Common examples of wireless devices include: – Cellular phones and pagers – Global positioning systems (GPS) – Cordless computer peripherals – Home-entertainment-system control boxes – Two-way radios – Satellite television FAR 3/18/04...
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This note was uploaded on 03/19/2008 for the course ITM 309 taught by Professor Rodammer during the Spring '08 term at Michigan State University.

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ITM Ch 7 Telecommunications - FAR 1 ITM 309...

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