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2403 The Telecommunications Industry

In this course, we'll review the telecommunications industry and understand the main players and competitors, how Local Exchange Carriers connect to Inter-Exchange Carriers and how CLECs fit into the picture.

Course Lessons
1. US Domestic Telcos
2. AT&T and Verizon
3. Canadian Telephone Companies
4. PSTN Switching Centers Before Competition
5. Accessing The Interexchange Carriers
6. Competitive Local Exchange Carriers (CLECs)

Based on Teracom’s famous Course 101, tuned and refined over the course of 20 years of instructor-led training, we’ll cut through the jargon to demystify telephony and the telephone system, explaining the jargon and buzzwords, the underlying ideas, and how it all works together… in plain English.