CUSTOMER-PREMISE SWITCHING SYSTEM FEATURES AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS CONVERGENCE С.Хандсүрэн (J.TC08D013) Д.Баасанжав (J.TC08D022) Б.Бодьсүрэн (J.TC08D707)
CUSTOMER-PREMISE SWITCHING SYSTEM FEATURESThe main purpose of both TDM and IP customer-premise switching systems is identical. They connect voice users in the office to one another and to external users over a pool of shared trunks. The differences lie in the way the two types of switch accomplish their objectives.
TELECOMMUNICATIONS CONVERGENCE Convergence: Merging real-time applications such as voice, video, and instant messaging together with data onto a single broadband infrastructure that is based on IP.
WHY CONVERGENCE? Above the physical layer, the Internet is diametrically opposite the PSTN in most ways, so why is the push on for convergence? The answer lies in a complex brew of economics, politics, culture, and technology. The term convergence holds different meanings for many people, so let us begin this section with a definition.