The Internet and IP Infrastructures

Table of contents:

This chapter explores the Internet, including how today's Internet actually works, the protocolssuch as Internet Protocol (IP)that make the Internet what it is, how addressing works on the Internet, the organization and characteristics of the variety of service providers, and how IP QoS can be used to ensure maximum network performance. It also takes a glimpse at some of the exciting developments that spell the future of the Internet.


Internet Basics

Part I: Communications Fundamentals

Telecommunications Technology Fundamentals

Traditional Transmission Media

Establishing Communications Channels

The PSTN

Part II: Data Networking and the Internet

Data Communications Basics

Local Area Networking

Wide Area Networking

The Internet and IP Infrastructures

Part III: The New Generation of Networks

IP Services

Next-Generation Networks

Optical Networking

Broadband Access Alternatives

Part IV: Wireless Communications

Wireless Communications Basics

Wireless WANs

WMANs, WLANs, and WPANs

Emerging Wireless Applications

Glossary



Telecommunications Essentials(c) The Complete Global Source
Telecommunications Essentials, Second Edition: The Complete Global Source (2nd Edition)
ISBN: 0321427610
EAN: 2147483647
Year: 2007
Pages: 160

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