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Chapter 1 Introduction to Telecommunications
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Agenda Definition Components Importance Requirements History Challenge
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Definition Communication Telecommunication Data communication Voice communication Video communication Multimedia communication
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Components Source (Transmitter) Medium (Communication Line) Sink (Receiver) Communication Networks Communication Rules (protocol)
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Importance Melding of information systems and telecommunication Information at right time and right place Capturing instant business transaction data Allowing geographic dispersion of facilities and people Internet marketing
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Requirements for Voice Communications Systems Availability Reliability Response time User friendly Universal service Fast Inexpensive Others
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Requirements for Data
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Unformatted text preview: Communications Systems • Availability • Reliability - mean time between failures (MTBF), mean time to repair (MTTR) • Online and real-time – real enough time • Responsive • User friendly interface • Ergonomics • Flexibility and growth History • Telegraph • Telephone • Computer • Transistor • Large-Scale Integrated Circuits • Satellite Challenge • Changing technology • Legislative & regulation • Changing business environment Points to Remember • Definition • Components • Importance • Requirements • History • Challenge Discussion • What are the basic telecommunication requirements for establishing an e-business? • How do you keep up with the changing telecommunication environment for an e-business?...
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This note was uploaded on 12/06/2011 for the course MIS 214 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '10 term at CSU San Bernardino.

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