Network Planning and Operation
- Department of Telecommunications Engineering
The subject expands knowledge obtained in precedent studies on such issues as network planning, network design, network constructions and network operation. The attention is further given to the legislation in telecommunications and to the business aspects of telecommunications.
Assessment conditions: presence, successful check test and successful presentation of the semester project.
The exam is written and oral. The minimum requirement is 60% correct answers to the given questions.
- Syllabus of lectures:
1. Introduction. Definition of telecommunications. Development of telecommunications.
2. Liberalization of telecommunications market.
3. Telecommunications legislation - state administration of telecommunications.
4. Telecommunications legislation - regulation of telecommunications.
5. Telecommunications legislation - standardization in telecommunications.
6. Telecommunication services.
7. Telecommunications services market.
8. Telecommunication netwoks and services manangement.
9. Process framework ITIL.
10.Other selected process frameworks.
11. Fundamementals of telecommunication network planning.
12. Fundamementals of telecommunication network design.
13. Business planning of telecommunications operator.
14. Reserve lecture.
- Syllabus of tutorials:
1. Introduction. Organizational issues. Telecommunication companies evaluation - assignment.
2. Calculation of the recovery of investment in the telecommunications equipment.
3. Change management in telecommunications.
4. Structure and activities of telecommunications operator.
5. Excursion of telecommunications operator.
6. Evaluation of world leading telecommunication company - presentation I.
7. Evaluation of world leading telecommunication company - presentation II.
8. Process management - introduction.
9. Business process modelling.
10. ITIL Incident Management / Problem Management
11. ITIL Change Management
12. Telecommunications networks design I.
13. Telecommunications networks design II.
14. Reserve excercise.
- Study Objective:
Student will understand relations between technology, market and legislation, their well-balanced relations are the basis of todays successful operation of telecommunication networks. Students will acquire some skills to use in operational practice
- Study materials:
 Green, H.J.: The Irwin Handbook of Telecommunications. 5. vyd. New York, NY, USA: McGraw-Hill, 2006. 768 s. ISBN 0-07-145222-2
 Schoening, H.M.: Business Management of Telecommunications. 1. vyd. Upper Saddle River, NJ, USA: Pearson Prentice Hall, 2005. 683 s. ISBN: 0-13-098388-8
 Jones, N.V.: Telecommunications Management. 1. vyd. College Station, TX, USA: Virtualbookworm.com Publishing, 2004. 300 s. ISBN 1-58939-619-7
- Further information:
- No time-table has been prepared for this course
- The course is a part of the following study plans:
- Cybernetics and Robotics - Robotics (elective course)
- Cybernetics and Robotics - Senzors and Instrumention (elective course)
- Cybernetics and Robotics - Systems and Control (elective course)
- Electrical Engineering, Power Engineering and Management - Applied Electrical Engineering (elective course)
- Electrical Engineering, Power Engineering and Management - Electrical Engineering and Management (elective course)
- Communications, Multimedia and Electronics - Network and Information Technology (compulsory course of the specialization)
- Open Informatics - Computer Systems (elective course)
- Open Informatics - Computer and Information Science (elective course)
- Open Informatics - Software Systems (elective course)
- Electrical Engineering, Power Engineering and Management (elective course)
- Cybernetics and Robotics (elective course)
- Open Informatics (elective course)