IS 332 High Speed Broadband Networks

3 credits

Provides an in-depth examination of leading broadband network technologies including ATM, xDSL, Cable Modem, Gigabit Ethernet, T-Carrier Systems, SONET and SDH, Frame Relay, SMDS, VOIP, Internet2 and GEANT. The course will also explore topics in fiber optic systems including Wavelength Division Multiplexing (WDM) and Dense WDM (DWDM). Students will learn how to design and cost out global network connections, and compare the leading product offerings from the top tier vendors in each area of broadband network technology.

Prerequisite(s): A grade of "C-" or better in IS 231