by Brian Brown
Number of pages: 222
Contents: Evolution of modern telecommunication networks; Cables and Network Communication Systems; The Public Telephone Switched Network; The Internet; Signal Characteristics; Standards Organizations; Electrical Standards and RS-232; Data Codes; Channel Organization; Asynchronous and Synchronous Protocols; Binary Synchronous; Bit Orientated Protocols; Simplex, Half-Duplex and Duplex Circuits; Modems; Modulation Methods; TCP/IP and Inter-Networking; Open Systems Interconnect (OSI) Model; WAN interconnections; etc.
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