Synchronous Digital Hierarchy

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March 9, 2001


Electronic book text, 46 pages


0071388516 / 9780071388511

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Main description

From the Optical Switching and Networking Handbook, an unequaled guide to optical technologies, comes this concise, practical introduction to synchronous digital hierarchy. Featured topics include synchronous communications; data transmission rates; the multiplexing scheme; and the model as it pertains to SDH. No matter where you work in telecom or convergence, this one-of-a-kind eBook excerpt gives you a practical approach to optical technologies and their applications.

Author comments

R. J. "Bud" Bates is the president of TCIC. With nearly three decades of communications and computing experience, he is recognized as one of the industry's foremost experts. An instructor for major telecommunication companies such as Nortel, Fujitsu, and others, he has authored several books, including Disaster Recovery Planning, Disaster Recovery for LANs, Wireless Network Communications Client/Server Internetworking, and Voice and Data Communications Signature Edition, all published by McGraw-Hill. Bates resides in Phoenix, Arizona.

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