ISDN

4 Day Course
Code PWL060

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Overview

This course is modular in design, the duration can be decided by the client varying between 2-4 days in length.

Modules

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Technology Review (12 topics)

  • Network evolution - from analogue systems to digital systems
  • Data transmission over telephone networks
  • Common channel and channel associated signalling
  • PCM encoding of voice
  • Transcoders
  • PDH principles and multiplexing structure
  • E1 and T1 hierarchies
  • SDH principles and multiplexing structure
  • OSI reference model
  • Primitives and parameters
  • ISDN layer management
  • Principles of TMN

ISDN Definition & Characteristics (16 topics)

  • Definition of ISDN
  • ISDN attributes
  • ISDN protocol reference model
  • C and U planes
  • ISDN reference model
  • ISDN functional model
  • Typical ISDN installation
  • ISDN Reference configuration
  • Functional blocks TA, TE1, TE2, NT2, NT1, LT and ET
  • R, S, T, U and V reference points
  • V5.1 and V5.2 principles
  • Narrowband access
  • ISDN channel types
  • Basic access and Primary rate access
  • Passive bus
  • Bearer services, supplementary services and teleservices

ISDN Physical Layer - Protocol stack Part 1 (16 topics)

  • Basic Access
  • Passive bus recommendations
  • ITU-T recommendation I.430
  • Primitives
  • Layer 1 management
  • Transmission capability
  • Pseudo ternary line coding
  • Layer 1 frame
  • Timing and synchronisation
  • Frame alignment
  • INFO signals
  • D-channel access control
  • Multiframing
  • Power feeding
  • Loopbacks
  • Mechanical aspects

ISDN Physical Layer - Protocol stack Part 2 (5 topics)

  • Primary rate access
  • Protocol stack and primitives
  • Framing
  • HDB3 and AMI/B8ZS line codes
  • Timing and synchronisation

U Reference Point For Basic Access (12 topics)

  • ITU-T G.960 digital section
  • ITU-T G.961 digital transmission system
  • U reference points worldwide
  • U reference point chips
  • ANSI T1.601 metallic loops
  • Functional characteristics
  • Test loops
  • 2B1Q line code
  • Full-duplex operation over 2-wire line
  • Frames and superframes
  • Maintenance bits
  • Embedded operation channels

LAP-D Data Link Control Layer (17 topics)

  • Protocol stack
  • Data link entities
  • Layer service characteristics
  • Primitives
  • Layer 2 management
  • HDLC framing
  • Flags, zero insertion/deletion
  • Address field, SAPI, TEI, C/R and EA bits
  • SAPI values
  • TEI values
  • Multiple logical links
  • C/R bits
  • Control field formats
  • Acknowledged and unacknowledged transfer services
  • Frame types and frame fields
  • Control and information field formats
  • TEI assignment and removal

Q.931 Call Control Procedures (14 topics)

  • Protocol stack
  • Layer service characteristics
  • Primitives and CAPI
  • Message structure
  • Protocol discriminators
  • Call references
  • Message types
  • Additional information elements
  • Call flow diagrams (ISDN-ISDN and ISDN-PSTN)
  • ETSI messages and additional information elements
  • ISDN addressing
  • E.164/F.69 and X.121
  • Supplementary service generic control procedures
  • Security aspects

Rudiments of Signalling System No. 7 (8 topics)

  • Earlier signalling systems
  • Message transfer part and user parts
  • Protocol architecture
  • MTP, SCCP and NSP
  • TUP, DUP and ISUP
  • MTP layers 1, 2 and 3
  • Routing and management
  • SCCP functions

V-Series Terminal Adaption (1 topic)

  • General configuration

Reference model and protocol stack Part 1 (12 topics)

  • V.110/I.463
  • Features
  • Three stage procedure
  • Related recommendations
  • Asynchronous and synchronous operation
  • Frame format
  • Mappings
  • Flow control
  • User rate identification
  • Network independent clocking
  • Timeslots
  • In-band parameter exchange

Reference model and protocol stack Part 2 (9 topics)

  • V.120/I.465
  • Features
  • Reference model
  • Modes
  • Layer 2 characteristics
  • Frame format
  • Logical link management
  • Optional TA header
  • Layer 3 characteristics

Packet Switching Over ISDN (8 topics)

  • Packet switching overview
  • Features required for ISDN
  • Alternatives
  • X.31 Case A
  • X.31 Case B
  • Packet mode terminal equipment
  • Circuit mode
  • Packet mode

Applications & Practical Aspects Part 1 (6 topics)

  • ISDN Applications
  • Private network applications
  • Desktop conferencing
  • Database services
  • Answering services
  • Always on - ISDN

Applications & Practical Aspects Part 2 (6 topics)

  • ISDN Terminal Adapters
  • BT Highway
  • PC card Tas
  • Standalone Tas
  • Leased line backup units
  • Configuration of Tas

Applications & Practical Aspects Part 3 (5 topics)

  • ISDN Bridges
  • What they do
  • Bridge types
  • Where/when to use bridges
  • Deployment issues

Broadband ISDN & ATM (10 topics)

  • What is ATM
  • Cell format
  • Types of service
  • Header functionality
  • Layer model
  • ATM adaption layer
  • B-ISDN services
  • Metasignalling
  • Internetworking
  • Management entities

Standards (15 topics)

  • Standards bodies worldwide
  • ITU-T, ETSI, ECMA and ANSI/ECSA
  • ATM Forum, IETF and other for a
  • N-ISDN recommendations
  • B-ISDN/ATM recommendations
  • SDH recommendations
  • V5.1/V5.2 recommendations
  • TMN recommendations
  • N-ISDN ETSI standards
  • B-ISDN/ATM ETSI standards
  • SDH ETSI standards
  • V5.1/V5.2 ETSI standards
  • TMN ETSI standards
  • Other recommendations and standards
  • ETSI/EU regulations and ONP

Glossary & Acronyms (1 topic)

  • Glossary and acronyms for ISDN, ATM, B-ISDN, SDH, V5 and TMN

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Pricing

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