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Acquire the knowledge and understanding required to configure, test, and maintain connectivity in communication system technologies.


In this course, the significance of the interconnections between communications equipment at a site will be emphasized, along with the vital role of securing the backhaul links between sites. It is crucial for modern technologists to comprehend the needs of communication system customers and the fundamental technologies that underlie them.

Throughout the course, students will learn how to configure, test, and maintain connectivity within communication system technologies, including TCP/IP networking basics, communication protocols, and Backhaul technologies. They will acquire the knowledge and understanding necessary to ensure optimal performance and reliability of communication systems.

What You Will Learn


Students in Futures: Wireless Communications Network Connectivity will:

  • Distinguish between different types of cables and connectors used in communication systems.
  • Develop a fundamental understanding of TCP/IP networking.
  • Become acquainted with Layer 2 and Layer 3 switching in communication systems.
  • Explain the pros and cons of various backhaul technologies.
  • Conduct rudimentary tests on links and backhaul systems.
  • Elucidate the necessity and purpose of Security Protocols in communication systems.
  • Describe the most effective practices for network and link testing, validation, and troubleshooting.
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Note: This course is only open to high school students. 

Course Number: EE-90005
Credit: 3.00 unit(s)