pros and cons to having a purely cellular network vs. having a purely fixed line network

1557 Words Mar 16th, 2014 7 Pages

By: Marvin Redd

You are an IT Network Specialist and are required to develop the design of the company’s telephone system for its new building which will begin construction in a few months. In order to get a background which will help when developing the new system, your supervisor asked you to research the current Plain Old Telephone Service (POTS) currently used by the company. You must research the system components and report back to your supervisor , the Telecommunications Manager, within a week.

1. Describe a local land line phone system based on the following Landline Telephone Components:
a. Local Loop
The local loop is the physical wiring that
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4G networks offer 10 or more times the data transmission rate of a 3G network. The data rates available on a 4G network allow the cell phone to access information from the Internet as fast as a land-line connection.
b. Telephone Network Topology:
i. Demarcation Point
The demarcation point, also known as the Demarc, Network Interface Device (NID), or Minimum Point of Entry (MPOE) serves several purposes: It is the point that defines the end of the telephone company’s wiring, and the beginning of your wiring. It defines where the telephone company’s responsibility for maintenance ends and your responsibility begins.
It contains a surge suppressor to help protect the wiring and connected equipment in your facility from damage It allows you to temporarily disconnect your wiring from the telephone company’s wiring for troubleshooting purposes.
• Equipment
Cables making up the core networks need to go very long distances across many states within the country. They typically follow well-defined routes such as highways and railways.
• Access Networks
An access network or outside plant refers to the series of wires, cables and equipment lying between a consumer/business telephone termination point (the point at which a telephone connection reaches the customer) and the local telephone exchange. iv. Regional/ Metro Networks
c. Cable TV
i. Broadcast TV
Broadcast television systems are encoding or formatting standards for the transmission and reception of
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