A Technical Analysis of the Common Carrier/User Interconnections Area assesses the technical factors affecting the common carrier/user interconnection area of public communications. This book develops technical and background information that might be useful to common carriers, users, and equipment manufacturers in reaching and implementing solutions to immediate problems. This includes a technical evaluation of various contending points fo view regarding the common carrier/user interaction area, the various problems to which these views relate, and the various technical and policy alternatives for responding to these problems in the near future.
A Technical Analysis of the Common Carrier/User Interconnections Area addresses questions of the propriety of the telephone company-provided network control signalling requirements and various alternatives to the provision thereof by the telephone company; the necessity and characteristics of telephone company-provided connecting arrangements and various alternatives to the provison thereof by the telephone company; and basic standards and specifications for interconnection and the appropriate method to administer them.
Table of Contents
|Section 1-- Background, Summary, and Conclusions||1-14|
|Section 2-- Communications Background||15-20|
|Section 3-- Transmission and Protection Considerations||21-32|
|Section 4-- Network-Control Signaling||33-39|
|Section 5-- Protective Devices||40-47|
|Section 6-- Certification Program||48-56|
|Section 7-- Innovation||57-64|
|Section 8-- Applicable Experience||65-74|
|Section 9-- Information and Organization||75-77|
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