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Internet Technologies

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Learning outcomes of course unit

Students are familiar with the properties and performance parameters of various transmission technologies.
They are familiar with systems, procedures and protocols and are able to describe data-transmission requirements.
Students know the basic concepts for the economic and legal aspects of the Internet infrastructure and population supply.

prerequisites and co-requisites


course contents

Students learn the fundamentals of data transmission such as technologies and applications of modern networks and their performance parameters for data transmission: fiber optics (FTTH), mobile radio (UMTS, LTE), broadband power line, Internet nodes, backbone networks, Internet protocol and domain name. Moreover, business models for infrastructure service providers as well as legal preconditions for the provision of infrastructure, data protection and data security are conveyed.

recommended or required reading

Baun C.: Computernetze kompakt, 3. Auflage, Springer Vieweg, 2015
Sauter M.: Grundkurs Mobile Kommunikationssysteme: LTE-Advanced, UMTS, HSPA, GSM, GPRS, Wireless LAN und Bluetooth, 6. Auflage, Springer Verlag, 2015
Schreiner R.: Computernetzwerke: Von den Grundlagen zur Funktion und Anwendung, 6. Auflage, Carl Hanser, 2016
Schulte W.: WAN-Wide Area Network – Einführung in die Technik und Protokolle, 1. Auflage, VDE-Verlag, 2014

assessment methods and criteria

Written examination, study-accompanying performance

language of instruction


number of ECTS credits allocated


planned learning activities and teaching methods

Integrative course

semester/trimester when the course unit is delivered


name of lecturer(s)


year of study


recommended optional program components

Not specified

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type of course unit

Compulsory lecture

mode of delivery

Integrative course

work placement(s)

Not applicable