TM 630 Broadband Networking: Services and Technology

This course provides a broad and comprehensive study of the technologies enabling broadband services and networking. High-speed network access technologies, core-network architectures, and the broadband service environment are the focus of this course. The broadband access technologies of Digital Subscriber Line (DSL), cable modem service, optical fiber- based access, and the high-speed wireless technology of LTE and 5G are examined and differentiated. The core-network technologies of MPLS, RSVP, DiffServe, as well as the services-converging IP Multimedia Sub-system (IMS) are discussed and studied as enabling technologies for broadband services. An overview is provided of key broadband services: VoIP, IPTV, streaming video and Video on Demand. The course concludes with a discussion of the opportunities and threats posed to service providers and the communications industry by the emerging disruptive technologies of broadband networking.




TM 601 and TM 610


School of Business

Typically Offered Periods

Fall Semester Spring Semester