Telecommunications and Computer Technologies

Last revised April 11, 2021



Telecommunications Links


+ Absoltz Internet Marketing
+ CDPD Forum
+ How to Set Up a Home Network
+ InformIT
+ InterOperability Lab Tutorials on Technical Subjects
+ Rural Internet Access in the US
+ TechOnLine--Education and Information Resource
+ TechTutorials--Free tutorials for IT Professionals
+ Telcom Digest Home page
+ WhatIs Definitions of Technical Terms
+ VPN


Telephone Numbering Plans


+ Cell Phone Number
+ Find the Location of a Caller
+ North American Numbering Plan

Computer Viruses


+ McAfee
+ Symantec

Computer Technologies


+ Computer Driver Guidelines--Guide to Finding Device Drivers + Marshall Brain's How Stuff Works Website
+ The PC Guide Website + TechWeb--Definition of IT Terms
+ Webopedia--Dictionary of Internet and Computer Terms

Cellular Telephones


+ Cell Phone Technology
+ Going Abroad? Don't be afraid to pack the cell phone
+ How Cell Phones Work
+ Mobile Phones Traveling Abroad
+ Selling the Cell Phone
+ Smartphones and Data Roaming
+ Using Mobile Phones in Europe
+ Wikipedia on 1G Cellular Networks
+ Wikipedia on 2G Cellular Networks
+ Wikipedia on 3G Cellular Networks
+ Wikipedia on 4G Cellular Networks
+ Wikipedia on 5G Cellular Networks

Digital Subscriber Loop (DSL)


+ Broadband Forum
+ DSL Reports
+ Inter Operability Laboratory--DSL Knowledge Base
+ Wikipedia DSL Page

Integrated Services Digital Network (ISDN)


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+ ISDN Definition
+ ISDN on About.com
+ ISDN Overview
+ Webopedia ISDN Page
+ What is ISDN?
+ Wikipedia ISDN Page

Internet


+ Check on Alternate Internet Options
+ Find Internet and Cable Providers in Your Area
+ How Stuff Works on How Does the Internet Work?
+ How Cable Internet Works
+ How Does the Internet Work?
+ Stanford University Site on How The Internet Works
+ InterOperability Lab Tutorials on Technical Subjects
+ Online Safety Tips
+ Rural Internet Access in the US
+ TCP/IP Tutorial
+ Webopedia on What is TCP/IP
+ What is Broadband?
+ Wikipedia site on How the Internet Works
+ Ssve On Internet Safety

Internet over Cable


+ How Cable Television Works
+ Wikipedia site on Cable Internet Access
+ Wikipedia site on Digital Cable

Internet over DSL


+ DSL--Digital Subscriber Line
+ How DSL Works
+ Vicomsoft on DSL

Wi-Fi and Wireless Networks


+ 5 Things to Do and Not to Do When You Are in a Public WiFi Network
+ How Wireless Internet Works
+ Wikipedia on WiFi
+ Wikipedia on WiFi Hotspots

Internet and Television over Satellite


+ How Broadband Satellite Internet Works
+ How Satellite Internet Receivers Work
+ How Satellite TV Works
+ Satellite Internet
+ Satellite Internet Access

Time Division Multiple Access (TDMA)


+ Explanation of TDMA + Wikipedia on Time Division Multiple Access

Code Division Mobile Access (CDMA)


+ Wikipedia on CDMA

Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)


+ What Does GSM Mean in A Cell Phone
+ What's the Difference between GSM and CDMA? + What is GSM
+ Wikipedia on GSM

Internet Telephony-Voice Over IP


+ Wikipedia Page on Voice over IP + How Stuff Works Page on Voice over IP
+ Nextiva Blog--The Ultimate Business VoIP Phone System Buyers Guide

Asynchronous Transfer Mode (ATM)


+ Broadband Forum
+ Wikipedia site on ATM

Social and Political Issues in Computers and Telecommunications


+ 2600--The Hacker's Journal
+ American Civil Liberties Union
+ Center for Digital Democracy
+ DSL Reports
+ Electronic Frontier Foundation
+ Freedom to Tinker
+ Internet Free Expression Alliance
+ Internet ScamBusters
+ IP Justice
+ KinsellaLaw Web Log
+ InfoWorld Magazine
+ Lawrence Lessig's Blog
+ Online Safety Tips
+ Privacy Rights Clearinghouse
+ Public Knowledge
+ Scams and Swindles
+ Slashdot
+ ZDNet

Spam


+ Coalition Against Unsolicited Commercial Email
+ Paul Hsieh's Antispam Page
+ SpamCop
+ Anti-Spam Home Page
+ Spam Laws

Standards Bodies


+ European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI)
+ International Telecommunications Union (ITU)
+ Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)
+ Network Solutions, Inc.

Safety and Security


+ A Guide for Guarding Personal Information in the Workplace
+ Computer Virus Resource Guide
+ Best Free Anomymous Proxy Sites
+ Best Free VPN