ISDN for Telecommunications

4 Day Course
Code PWL063

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Overview

ISDN, the Integrated Services Digital Network, constitutes the most important advance in communications since the advent of digital transmission and digital switching. To capitalise on this advance, staff members must fully understand the fundamental concepts and practical technology of ISDN. This course provides an overview and technical introduction to ISDN. You gain the practical knowledge you need to plan and evaluate ISDN services for your own organisation. Delegates attending this course will be able to: - Plan the evolution of your voice, data and LAN systems toward ISDN - Specify ISDN services with your network provider - Evaluate and select ISDN equipment - Wire and install basic rate access - Decode ISDN protocols - Prepare for the future evolution of ISDN to broadband ISDN

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Modules

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Introduction and Overview

PRINCIPLES OF ISDN (4 topics)

  • Evolving from the integrated digital network
  • Support for packet and circuit switching
  • How different countries view ISDN

APPLICATION PROGRAMMING INTERFACES (API) (4 topics)

  • CAPI
  • TAPI
  • TSAPI

Selecting and Installing ISDN

WIRING FOR ISDN (5 topics)

  • How modern buildings are planned
  • Where should the NT1 be placed?
  • Using standard colour codes
  • Installing terminating resistors

SPECIFYING ISDN SERVICE (7 topics)

  • NI-1
  • NI-2
  • Euro-ISDN
  • Custom protocols
  • CEPT MOU services
  • NIU Forum capability packages
  • Multirate ISDN

CHOOSING NT1s (4 topics)

  • Built-in vs.
  • Configuring timing and termination
  • Providing reliable power

CONFIGURING TEs (3 topics)

  • Entering SPIDs and directory numbers
  • Using subaddressing

ISDN COSTS (3 topics)

  • Components
  • Sample tariffs

Broadband ISDN (B-ISDN)

FIBRE OR COPPER? (6 topics)

  • FTTC
  • FTTH
  • ADSL
  • VDSL
  • HFC and cable modems
  • SONET/SDH rates, formats, multiplexing

CELLS AND FAST PACKET SWITCHING (5 topics)

  • STM vs.
  • Cell size and format
  • B-ISDN protocol model
  • Classes of ATM traffic

WHO DEFINES ISDN? (8 topics)

  • ITU
  • ISO
  • IEEE
  • ATIS
  • ANSI
  • CEPT
  • ETSI
  • I Q X and V Recommendations

DIGITISING VOICE AND VIDEO (8 topics)

  • A Law
  • µ law
  • G.722
  • G.726
  • G.728
  • H.261
  • H.320
  • MPEG

Channels, Reference Points and Signalling

CHANNELS FOR DATA AND CONTROL (3 topics)

  • Low speed: B and D
  • High speed: H0 H11 H12

THE ISDN REFERENCE CONFIGURATION (4 topics)

  • Reference points R S T U V
  • NT1/2
  • TE1/2
  • TA

OUTLINE OF SIGNALLING SYSTEM 7 (3 topics)

  • Trunk vs. common channel signalling
  • MTP, ISUP, TCAP

Basic Rate Access (BRA)

PHYSICAL AND ELECTRICAL ASPECTS (3 topics)

  • Dissecting BRA frame formats
  • Why no extension telephones?

LAYER 2 PROTOCOLS (3 topics)

  • Link access procedure, D channel (LAPD)
  • TEIs and SAPIs

CALL CONTROL WITH Q.931 (3 topics)

  • Messages and information elements
  • Decoding real call control sequences

BRA SUBSCRIBER LOOP STANDARDS (4 topics)

  • Who owns the NT1?
  • Line coding: 2B1Q, 4B3T, AMI
  • Transmission: ECH, TCM

Primary Rate Access

HOW PRA IS PROVIDED (4 topics)

  • T1 and extended superframe (ESF)
  • CEPT digital trunks
  • Clear channel capability

FLAVOURS OF PRA (3 topics)

  • 23B+D, 30B+D
  • Backing up the D channel

ISDN Services

BEARER SERVICES (3 topics)

  • The basic "pipe"
  • Circuit- and packet-mode services

TELESERVICES (4 topics)

  • Telephony
  • Group 4 facsimile
  • Why there are so few teleservices

SUPPLEMENTARY SERVICES (5 topics)

  • Types of Q.932 access for your TE
  • MSN, DDI
  • CLIP, CLIR, COLR, COLP
  • Subaddressing

ISDN Customer Premises Equipment

CERTIFICATION (3 topics)

  • European CE mark
  • Bellcore certification

TEs (3 topics)

  • Applying inverse multiplexors
  • ISDN bridges and routers for small LANs

TAs (4 topics)

  • External vs. internal TAs
  • Rate adaptation V.110, V.120
  • Packet-mode TAs for POS

ISDN Applications

TYPES OF APPLICATIONS (6 topics)

  • Telecommuting
  • Internet access
  • LAN-LAN options
  • Distributed call centres
  • Videoconferencing: desktop, studio

Prerequisites

This course is valuable for anyone involved in specifying, designing, evaluating, installing, operating or maintaining telecommunications services and equipment, including telecommunications specialists, PBX administrators and project managers.

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Pricing

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PWL063 4 Days $2,495
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