Subject description - BE2M32RTK

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BE2M32RTK Telephony Communication Control
Roles:P, PV, V Extent of teaching:2P + 2L
Department:13132 Language of teaching:EN
Guarantors:Bešťák R. Completion:Z,ZK
Lecturers:Bešťák R., Troller P. Credits:6
Tutors:Bešťák R., Bezpalec P., Kučerák J., Troller P. Semester:L


The course is oriented to audio or video issues in telecommunication networks, both fixed and mobile. Students will learn principles of switching systems and their management as well as the course will provide them with an overview of signaling systems in central exchanges and networks. The focus is on digital switching systems as circuit as packet switch oriented, i.e. so-called next generation network (NGN) and voice communication in 4G networks. (VoLTE).

Course outlines:

1. Telecommunication network. Switching system. Control system and switching elements. Principle of control of a switching system. Generation switching systems. Softswitch.
2. Numbering plans for telecommunication networks. Number portability and other services in liberalized telecommunications.
3. Signaling in switching systems. Analog systems, CAS and CCS. Overview of analog signaling U, P, K / MFC, E & M and etc.
4. Signaling CCS. Signaling systems, DSS1, Q-sig, DPNSS.
5. Signaling SS7 - part MTP L2 and L3, protocols ISUP, SCCP, TCAP, and INAP.
6. IP telephony, principles, scenarios. Quality of IP services, provision and evaluation.
7. Overview of VoIP protocols. SIP protocol, Part 1.
8. Protocol SIP, Part 2.
9. Intelligent Network (IN). Definition, implementation, trigger points and their specifications.
10. Next generation network (NGN). IMS. Definitions, features, principles, application. Convergence with existing networks.
11. Usage of VoIP in mobile networks - VoLTE, Part 1.
12. Usage of VoIP in mobile networks - VoLTE, Part 2.
13. Postprocessing of telecommunication traffic.
14. Billing approaches, methods for recording and transmission of data from central exchanges to a billing center. CDRs and their further usage.

Exercises outline:

1. Introduction. Switching system terms revitalization.
2. Introduction theory for Labs
3. Introduction theory for Labs
4. Introduction theory for Labs
5. Lab #1: Analog subscriber signalling analysis
6. Lab #2: Supplementary services in ISDN
7. Lab #3: Ref. point S/T signalling analysis
8. Lab #4: Analog tie line signalling analysis
9. Lab #5: CAS signalling analysis
10. Lab #6: Digital tie line signalling analysis
11. Lab #7: Numbering plan implementation
12. Test exam
13. Excursion
14. Final


Green, H. J.: The Irwin Handbook of Telecommunications. 5. vyd. New York, NY, USA: McGraw-Hill, 2006. ISBN 0- 07-145222-2 Flanagan, W. A.: VoIP and Unified Communications: Internet Telephony and the Future Voice Network. Wiley. 2012. ISBN: 978-1-118-01921-4


General overview of telecommunications and ICT



Signaling systems, VoIP, SIP, NGN, VoLTE.

Subject is included into these academic programs:

Program Branch Role Recommended semester
MEEK6_2018 Mobil Communications PV 2
MEEK5_2018 Communication Systems and Networks P 2
MEEK1_2016 Communication Systems and Networks P 2
MEEK3_2016 Electronics V
MEEK2_2016 Radio and Optical Technology V
MEEK4_2016 Media and Signal Processing V

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