Introduction to Telecommunications


TCCIT Solutions provides high quality, affordably priced, training classes in Telecommunications. With experienced instructors and a convenient midtown NYC location, we offer Telecommunications courses for the corporate community. TCCIT Solutions offers group classes and private tutoring to beginner and more advanced corporate clients in Telecommunications. We offer onsite training or classes at our facility on 34th Street and Madison in New York City.

Telecommunications is not only a broad and complex field, but it includes many underlying technologies too. The first step in understanding this complex subject is to start with its fundamentals and build on its growth. In this course, you will explore the fundamental concepts and technologies relating to telephony, data communication, and wireless communication. Course Objective: You will explore the fundamental concepts and technologies relating to telephony, data communication, and wireless communication.

Target Student: This course is intended for beginners with no specific knowledge of telecommunications, IT managers, or other professionals who would like to understand the technologies and services offered in today's telecommunications networks. Specifically, it is intended for those preparing for entry-level careers in telecommunications but do not have prior academic background or technical work experience in the field. The basic information presented in this course will enable students to pursue further specialized training in specific technology areas.

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • describe the various components of telecommunications
  • describe the various standards and technologies adopted
  • describe telephony networks and their supporting technologies
  • describe the transmission mediums used in these networks
  • examine Customer Premises Equipment (CPE) and the numbering plan
  • examine the dialing mechanisms and tones
  • explore the components of electronic switching networks
  • explore the role of SS7 protocols in electronic switching networks
  • examine the different services offered by telecom service providers to meet specific business demands
  • examine the facts to be considered while deciding on the type of service suitable for a business
  • describe the basic networking concepts
  • explore some basic concepts related to wireless communication
  • examine the components of a cellular network
  • describe the modern technologies used in wired and wireless communications
  • describe how the telecom service providers use different systems to manage customers and networks


Students should have a basic understanding of Windows, including how to use files and folders.

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The Course Curriculum for Introduction to Telecommunications (Second Edition):

Lesson 1: Fundamentals of Telecommunications

  • Topic 1A: Overview of Telecommunications
  • Topic 1B: Telecommunications Standards Organizations
  • Topic 1C: Basic Terms and Technologies in Telecommunications

Lesson 2: Telecommunication Networks

  • Topic 2A: Telephony Networks
  • Topic 2B: Analog and Digital Transmissions
  • Topic 2C: Transmission Mediums

Lesson 3: Basics of Telephony

  • Topic 3A: Customer Premises Equipment
  • Topic 3B: Numbering Plan
  • Topic 3C: Common Signaling Tones and Call Establishment

Lesson 4: Electronic Switching Networks

  • Topic 4A: Voice Digitization
  • Topic 4B: Stored Program Control Switch
  • Topic 4C: Switching Hierarchy
  • Topic 4D: Interexchange Signaling
  • Topic 4E: Network Nodes in SS7
  • Topic 4F: Types of Links in SS7
  • Topic 4G: Layers of the SS7 Protocol

Lesson 5: Business Telephone Systems

  • Topic 5A: Connections to the Exchange
  • Topic 5B: Enhanced Services
  • Topic 5C: Traffic Engineering
  • Topic 5D: The Traffic Engineering Process

Lesson 6: Basic Networking Concepts

  • Topic 6A: Computer Networks
  • Topic 6B: Network Topology
  • Topic 6C: Data Communication Models

Lesson 7: Basics of Wireless Communication

  • Topic 7A: Wireless Communication
  • Topic 7B: Mobile Communication

Lesson 8: Modern Telecommunication Technologies

  • Topic 8A: Wired Communication Technologies
  • Topic 8B: Wireless Communication Technologies
  • Topic 8C: Recent Trends in Telecommunications

Lesson 9: Operations Support Systems

  • Topic 9A: Support Service Systems
  • Topic 9B: Network Management Systems

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