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Broadband Switching Systems

( ŠpSS, 35463_3I )

Course objective: The subject allows to obtain good knowledge of modern broadband technologies and to undestand principles of broadband switching systems. The subject covers all types of switching used in LAN, MAN and WAN networks.

Concise plan: Introduction to broadband networks. Broadband switching requirements.Serial switching and its applications in LAN and MAN. Patallel switching. Unicast networks. Multicast networks.Packet queueing. Memory organisation. Prioritisation. Queue management. Switching elements. Multistage Interconnection Networks. ATM, LANE, MPOA. MPLS, MPLS-TP, GMPLS. Carrier Ethernet, PBB, PBB-TE. Quality of service in broadband networks. Broadband access network technologies. Signaling. Optical switching.

Key words: Ethernet, MPLS, NGN, Optical switching

Nominal yearSemesterCreditsTypeExam typeHours of lectureHours of practise
2. Ing.
compulsory elective course