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Introduction to Modern Telecoms

This programme offers a comprehensive overview of the modern Telecommunications Industry and its rapid evolution towards a converged multimedia network.

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Course Overview

Looking for a grounding in modern telecommunications that is presented in a clear and easy-to-understand format? This programme offers a comprehensive overview of the modern telecommunications industry and its rapid evolution towards a converged multimedia network.

This course starts with reviewing the basics like Services and Applications; Transmission, Switching & Routing; Signalling and Control and Supporting Systems and goes on to explore these concepts and techniques in the context of fixed, mobile and data communications. The conception, evolution and structure of modern Data Communications are presented and discussed, resulting in a firm understanding of data concepts in the digital space. This is further expanded into Internet Protocol, the Internet and the World Wide Web where architecture and processes are examined in detail.

In-Company Only

Duration: 3 Days

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Why Choose This Course?

Course Benefits

  • Highly focused and in-depth training from the experts - including relevant updates from Informa’s extensive research team
  • Trainers and programme directors that are experts, industry experienced, and highly accomplished training professionals
  • Training outcomes and competency development designed to meet your specific requirements

Who is it for?

  • Executives and senior management teams
  • Mid-senior managers – all departments
  • Identified talent
  • Commercial specialists
  • Technology specialists, engineers & SMEs
  • Strategy specialists
  • Consultants

Programme Modules

  • Introducing the basics
  • Services & Applications
  • Transmission systems
  • Switching systems
  • Signalling systems
  • Supporting systems
  • Techniques used in modern fixed networks
  • Techniques used in mobile networks

Learning Outcomes

Benefits for the Individual

  • Highlight and discuss the key differences and advantages of various transmission media types: Copper, Radio, Fibre-Optic and Free Space Optical, and their associated transmission systems
  • Assess the main features and limitations of the major current and future Fixed Network concepts including access (Copper, Fibre and Radio), switching principles and network topologies
  • Explain the fundamental concepts of IP and Data Communications within both corporate and public networks and discuss the operation of the Internet and the main features of its topology
  • List and discuss the major features and requirements of modern Radio Systems including technologies such as Near Field Communications, Bluetooth, WiFi, WiMAX, TETRA and Satellite-based systems

Benefits for your Organisation

  • Chart the evolution of telecommunications and the global trends in the development of services and applications and describe the relevance of the five basic requirements of all communications networks
  • Better assess the possible business and revenue opportunities that Complimentary Technologies offer

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Programme Details

Module 1

Introducing the Basics

Module 2

Services & Applications

Module 3

Transmission Systems

Module 4

Switching Systems

Module 5

Signalling Systems

Module 6

Supporting Systems

Module 7

Techniques used in Modern Fixed Networks

Module 8

Techniques used in Mobile networks

Customised In-Company Solutions

Expert insight, delivered in a format to suit your needs, to enhance knowledge and drive performance in your team.


We take a consultative approach to learning: our learning & development consultants will work closely with your team to establish your unique business needs and define success measurements.


“The professionalism when working with Telecoms & Tech Academy allowed me to achieve my goals. We thank you for the support throughout the course.”


Eric Jacobson, Learning Solution Manager, MTN Group



We’ll hand pick a leading practitioner to create and deliver a technical or commercially focussed programme, at your location – wherever that may be globally.


We develop specialised online learning programmes using our virtual learning platform so your teams can learn anytime, anywhere – both on-demand or through online live classes.


A mix of online and face-to-face - your business taps into our leading online learning experience and gets valuable face-time with leading practitioners.