Introduction: Overview of the basic concepts of networking computers. Broadband computer networks, definitions, economic aspects. Public Switched Telephone Network PSTN. ISDN. xDSL. Frame Relay. ATM. Optical Communications: SDH/SONET, WDM, FTTH. Metro Ethernet. MPLS. Routing in computer networks of large systems: Routing: Exterior Gateway Protocols: EGP, BGP, CIDR.
Traffic engineering in computer networks, quality of service QoS. Internet Telephony, VoIP. Triple Play, IPTV. Management of computer networks of large systems.