Why this Telecoms course?
This course provides:
- An essential fast-track introduction to modern networks and telecommunications systems.
- Learn how voice, data, mobile, wireless and IP networks work, through focussed lecture sessions.
- Understand the wide range of terms and acronyms used in telecommunications and networking.
- Get Lifetime Post-Course support from LEVER*
In-class demos and hands-on practical exercises allow delegates to experience a wide range of modern network technologies first-hand.
Attendees receive comprehensive training course materials, which reinforce the subjects covered during the course.
Who should attend this Telecoms course
- This course is ideally suited to:
- Management, semi-technical and non-technical professionals who need an appreciation of the concepts and terminology which are used every day in the Telecommunications industry.
- Anyone working in the telecoms or networking industry, who needs an understanding of telecommunications and networking principles as a part of their job role.
A new series of in-class demos and hands-on practical exercises allow delegates to experience a wide range of modern network technologies first-hand.
Lifetime Post-Course Support
After completing this Telecoms training course, delegates receive lifetime post-training support from LEVER Technology Group, to help them apply the technologies and skills they have learned with us, to provide career-long support, and to ensure they are better equipped for their future roles in IT and networking.
Telecoms Training Course Content
The Evolution of Telecommunications
- The PSTN, modems, digital links, ISDN, X.25
- Advent of computing, IP, Frame Relay, SDH
- PABXs, voice mail, ACD and other voice technologies
- LANs, intranets, LAN components, cabling
- Network Unification
- Network topologies
- Circuit-switched networks
- Packet-switched networks
- Hub and Spoke versus Any2any
- Data rate, bandwidth, throughput, latency, jitter
- Time Division Multiplexing (TDM)
- Statistical Time Division (STDM)
- The OSI 7-layer model
- The functions of protocols and layered architectures
- IEEE 802 standards model
Public telephony services
- Public telephone network
- ISDN: PRI, BRI
- Cellular mobile networks
- Cable networks
- ISDN Basic Rate and Primary Rate access
- Understanding the Bearer and Signalling concepts
Network Data Transmission
- Network packets, frame types, cells
- Data transmission principles
Local Area Networks
- IEEE 802 series standards
- Ethernet characteristics
- Network adapter cards
- MAC addresses: unicast, multicast, broadcast
- 10BASET, 100BASETx, Gigabit Ethernet, Metro Ethernet
- Layer 2 switches
- The role of Routers
- Layer 3 switches
Introduction to TCP/IP
- The DARPA model
- Role of IP, TCP, UDP, ICMP, ARP
- Application protocols
- IP address, subnet mask
- Default gateway
- Testing TCP/IP
- IP Routing fundamentals
- What are RIP II, OSPF and BGP?
- Overview of IPv6
- IPv6 addressing
- Configuring and testing IPv6
Overview of VoIP
- Why consider VoIP?
- Who is using VoIP?
- Overview of H.323
- Overview of SIP
- RTP media transport
- MGCP and H.248/Megaco
- IP QoS, DiffServ, MPLS
- 802.1p, UP, 802.1Q
SDH/SONET, DWDM and Fibre
- T1/E1, T3/E3
- DWDM and optical fibre
- Mono mode, multimode
- Dark fibre
Digital Subscriber Line (DSL)
- DSL data rates
- Available ADSL services
- ADSL, SDSL, SHDSL, IDSL, HDSL-2, VDSL, G.Lite.
- Essentials of radio communications
- Wireless environments, capabilities and applications
- 802.11 Wi-Fi, 802.11n (Wi-Fi 4), 802.11ac (Wi-Fi 5), 802.11ac (Wi-Fi 6)
- RFID, Bluetooth, 802.15.4, ZigBee
- Low Power WAN (LPWAN)
- LoRa and LoRaWAN
- Ultra WideBand (UWB)
- Cellular mobile networks
- GSM (2G) mobile networks
- GPRS and EGPRS / EDGE services (2.5G)
- UMTS (3G)
- HSDPA, HSUPA (3.5G)
- LTE and LTE Advanced Pro (4G)
- 5G mobile networks
- 5G NR
Overview of IoT Technologies
- IoT applications and services
- Enabling technologies
- IoT architecture and components
- IoT communications and protocols
- IoT platforms
- 802.11ah Wi-Fi HaLow
- Wi-SUN FAN
- Ingenu RPMA
Software Defined Networks (SDN) and Virtualisation
- Network Functions Virtualization (NFV/VNF)
- Software Defined Networks (SDN)
- Data Plane and Control Plane seperation
- SD-WAN, vCPE, vEPC
- Load Balancing, Firewalls
- Maintaining Network Security