CTNS Upgrade Coming: Buy Now to Get Two Courses Free!

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New Course 2241 Introduction to Broadband Telecommunications along with existing Course 2221 Fundamentals of Voice over IP will be added to the CTNS Certification Package before year-end.

The price of the CTNS package will increase when the number of courses increases from six to eight. Since all existing customers will automatically get the two new courses at no additional charge, you can beat the price increase by purchasing CTNS before the upgrade and get the two new courses, when they are released, for free!

Boot Camp Live Online – Jan 25-29, 2021

A Full Week of Telecom Training for Non‑Engineers

Broadband, Telecom, Datacom, and Networking
VoIP, SIP, Security, 5G and IoT

Telecom BOOT CAMP covers the whole telecom and networking picture from fundamentals to future trends.

Major update for 2020! 5G, broadband, cloud, data centers, web services, IoT and much more!

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TCO CTNS, CVA and CTA Certifications included.

Five days of career- and productivity-enhancing training, with three TCO Certifications. You get two detailed reference books printed in color and 15 bonus online courses to refresh your knowledge any time after. Value priced at $1895.

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EC circa 1998 – The big prize is video on demand replacing movie rental stores

The video clip above is me talking about The Future. Shot in 1998. I was 36. I came across this by accident on a tape I was re-using.

The same day I came across this by accident, today, fourteen years later, I am getting Bell Fibe TV installed, which is exactly what I was talking about in the video clip!

Broadband high-speed Internet service (25 Mb/s) with IPTV over DSL over the phone line for content delivery.

Spooky!

– Eric Coll

The IP-PSTN

The Packet-Switched Telecommunications Network

Over the past fifty years, several attempts have been made to develop converged networks: networks with “dial tone” that supports all communications: speech, music, text, graphics, images and video. For a number of reasons, convergence strategies employing ISDN and ATM were unsuccessful and did not gain critical mass. This time, it appears that packet-switched network service using IP will gain enough momentum to become the new kind of plain ordinary telecommunications service.

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