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Broadband Technology and its Applications

Module name (EN): Broadband Technology and its Applications
Degree programme: Applied Informatics, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2017
Module code: PIB-BBTA
Hours per semester week / Teaching method: 2V (2 hours per week)
ECTS credits: 3
Semester: 4
Mandatory course: no
Language of instruction:
Written exam

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Applicability / Curricular relevance:
KI612 (P222-0079) 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
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):
Recommended as prerequisite for:
Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr. Horst Wieker
Lecturer: Prof. Dr. Horst Wieker

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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
 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)
  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:

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