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Broadband Technology and its Applications

Module name (EN): Broadband Technology and its Applications
Degree programme: Computer Science and Communication Systems, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2017
Module code: KIB-BBTA
Hours per semester week / Teaching method: 2V (2 hours per week)
ECTS credits: 3
Semester: 6
Mandatory course: no
Language of instruction:
German
Assessment:
Written exam

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Applicability / Curricular relevance:
KI612 Computer Science and Communication Systems, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2014, semester 6, optional course, technical
KIB-BBTA Computer Science and Communication Systems, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2017, semester 6, optional course, technical
PIB-BBTA Applied Informatics, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2017, semester 4, optional course, informatics specific
Workload:
30 class hours (= 22.5 clock hours) over a 15-week period.
The total student study time is 90 hours (equivalent to 3 ECTS credits).
There are therefore 67.5 hours available for class preparation and follow-up work and exam preparation.
Recommended prerequisites (modules):
None.
Recommended as prerequisite for:
Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr. Horst Wieker
Lecturer: Prof. Dr. Horst Wieker

[updated 10.11.2016]
Learning outcomes:
After successfully completing this module, students will be able to apply basic knowledge of the technologies used (e. g.: GPON, IP multicast, RF Overlay, VDSL2+) in a structured manner. This will enable them to design broadband areas and create and evaluate business cases.

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Module content:
 
TC Broadband Expansion of FTTX Areas
 
-Services:
 Telephony (TDM vs. VoIP)
 Broadband Internet
 Home office workstations
 Broadcast TV (RF Overlay vs. IPTV)
 Video on demand
 Online gaming
 
- Situation and current and future requirements
 
- Technologies
  FTTH (GPON, Active Ethernet)
  FTTB (LWL, VDSL2+)
  FTTC (VDSL2+, bonding, vectoring)
 
- Business case examples


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Recommended or required reading:
Most of the relevant literature for this topic is available online:
 
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fiber_to_the_x
http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Glasfasernetz
http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gigabit_Passive_Optical_Network
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Very-high-bit-rate_digital_subscriber_line_2


[updated 26.02.2018]
Module offered in:
WS 2019/20
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