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Network Services andamp; Protocols

Course Description

Study of the principles and applications of telecommunications. Examination of voice, data, analog and digital transmission in local area and wide area networks will be explored and the related existing and emerging communications protocols. Discover the strategic role telecommunications plays in the modern networked environment.

Learning Outcomes

  • Investigate applications of telecommunication technology in internal and external data communications.
  • Compare and contrast the infrastructure needs for analog/digital transmission of voice and data.
  • Compare and contrast the architecture and design of local and wide area networks.
  • Compare and justify corporate need for Intranets, Extranets, and the Internet.
  • Analyze and compare the existing and emerging communication protocols.

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