The Telecommunications Industry

Course Name: The Telecommunications Industry


Course Description

The Telecommunications Industry course deals with general concepts and terminology related to the telecommunications industry. You begin by exploring the industry historically, using interactive timelines that explore the emergence and development of the industry. You then learn to identify the primary types of telecommunications companies and to define critical regulatory and industry terminology. Finally, you explore the characteristics of voice, video, and data networks and discover what \"convergence\" means.


Delivery Mode and Course Objectives

Upon completion of this course, the participants are expected to have a good understanding of concepts as detailed below.


Brief History of Telecommunications

  • Industry Players and Their Roles
  • Regulatory Terminology and Issues
  • Basic Network Types


Course Prerequisite



Delivery Media

  • Streaming audio and video presentation
  • Student quizzes


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