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  • Microwave communications systems and networks in Hungary

    Publication Year: 1994 , Page(s): 1253 - 1260
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    The approaches of microwave communications in Hungary are surveyed. Microwave communication systems developed over the last several decades are presented and an overview of the Hungarian microwave communications networks is given emphasizing the methods meeting the user's needs. The special features of the Hungarian equipment development and network structure is also discussed View full abstract»

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  • Present state and future plans of telecommunications services in Hungary

    Publication Year: 1994 , Page(s): 1236 - 1242
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    The paper reviews the current state and the development strategies of telecommunications in Hungary. Telephone systems are predominantly analog, with a relatively low main-line penetration ratio (14.5% by the end of 1993) and several years waiting time. Advanced telecommunications services are scarcely established. However, the significance of telecommunications has been recognized, therefore inte... View full abstract»

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  • PLANET: a tool for telecommunication network

    Publication Year: 1994 , Page(s): 1261 - 1272
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    PLANET is an integrated software package aiding several steps of the transmission network planning, as well as the traffic simulation. The database of PLANET consists of the structural and the cost models of the transmission systems, the topological alternatives, the circuit routing and grouping rules, etc. The topological and transmission plans of the networks are obtained based on the traffic pl... View full abstract»

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  • Distinctive characteristics of call-handling procedures and signaling logic in a Russian public telephone network

    Publication Year: 1994 , Page(s): 1161 - 1170
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    The article describes the main peculiarities of the former Soviet Union public switched telephone network (PSTN), signalling systems, call handling procedures, charging principles, etc. General information about the PSTN is also included. The primary goal of the paper is to show some specific PSTN features and give the classification of the existing interfaces rather than to describe existing exch... View full abstract»

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  • Toll telephone exchanges and signaling systems in the Russian long-distance network

    Publication Year: 1994 , Page(s): 1146 - 1151
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    This paper considers specific features of the Russian long-distance public switched telephone network. The requirements for toll exchanges and the structure of the exchanges are also described. An analysis is made of the signalling systems and their future development View full abstract»

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  • Telephone access to special services in Russia

    Publication Year: 1994 , Page(s): 1171 - 1174
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    The paper describes the inquiry and information service offices that may be accessed by telephone in Russia. These offices are accessible to the subscribers by dialing an abbreviated number beginning with zero. The paper also describes the concept of a special service network, and the equipment used for special service offices with telephone access View full abstract»

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  • TELBANK: a telecommunication network for banking system in Poland

    Publication Year: 1994 , Page(s): 1224 - 1229
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    A digital telecommunication network, TELBANK, developed and operated by a consortium of Polish banks is described. Four TELBANK subnetworks, i.e., TELBANK-M, TELBANK-T, TELBANK-P, and TELBANK-VSAT are presented. TELBANK-M is a subnetwork offering long-distance transmission channels. TELBANK-P and TELBANK-T are packet-switched and circuit-switched subnetworks, respectively. TELBANK-VSAT is a satell... View full abstract»

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  • Automation and centralization of maintenance processes in St. Petersburg metropolitan transmission network

    Publication Year: 1994 , Page(s): 1175 - 1179
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    This paper describes the development and application of the automated maintenance system for transmission systems (AMS TS) in the St. Petersburg telephone network. The functional model and architecture of the AMS TS are consistent with the ITU recommendations for transmission systems including optical fiber transmission systems. This paper presents examples of facilities for different hierarchical... View full abstract»

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  • Data telecommunication network needs for Polish state finance sector

    Publication Year: 1994 , Page(s): 1230 - 1235
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    The exploitation of data processing systems in the governmental finance sector in Poland requires designing and implementing modern data telecommunication networks. The key for success of data telecommunication enterprises is a clear understanding of the present customer's need, but also understanding what future customers will want. The goal of the paper is to analyze, on the basis of existing da... View full abstract»

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  • Advanced service provisioning in a partly digitalized network environment

    Publication Year: 1994 , Page(s): 1248 - 1252
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    Considering the given situation in the Hungarian telecommunications infrastructure and the prompt demands for advanced services, this paper describes an individual solution to provide intelligent services in the mixed analog and partly digitalized Hungarian public telephone network. The preIN system is based on co-located stand-alone units equipped with SSP/SCP functionality View full abstract»

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  • Development of the urban and rural transmission networks in Russia

    Publication Year: 1994 , Page(s): 1156 - 1160
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    The paper describes the main characteristics of the transmission networks that are used in the urban and rural areas. Existing principles of the urban and rural transmission networks' creation are given. The subscriber transmission network is considered. The St. Petersburg transmission network is analyzed as an example of an urban transmission facility. Aspects related to commercial network creati... View full abstract»

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  • Design concepts for rural telephone networks in Russia

    Publication Year: 1994 , Page(s): 1152 - 1155
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    The structure of the rural network as a special component of the Russian network is described. The numbering plan, signaling system, release system as well as transmission and switching equipment used are considered in the paper. Rural network peculiarities are the focal point of the paper, and they are separated specifically for switching systems View full abstract»

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  • POLPAK-the first public data network in Poland

    Publication Year: 1994 , Page(s): 1216 - 1223
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    POLPAK is the commercial name for a Polish packet switched network based on X.25 protocol. The POLPAK network was built as the first public data network in Poland and has been in operation since June 1992. This paper describes the general topology of the network, the architecture of the switches, and the structure of network management and charging. The network has a capability of international ca... View full abstract»

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  • Land mobile radio systems in Poland

    Publication Year: 1994 , Page(s): 1206 - 1215
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    The current situation of land mobile radio (LMR) systems in Poland is described. This includes paging, dispatch, trunking, and cellular systems. Frequency plan and organization of LMR communication in Poland are presented. Finally, the plan for the future development of LMR systems in Poland, prepared by the Ministry of Telecommunications, is summarized View full abstract»

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  • Traffic routing in the Warsaw metropolitan network: a deployment strategy

    Publication Year: 1994 , Page(s): 1192 - 1198
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    The Warsaw metropolitan network is undergoing a radical architectural and technological transformation. The transformation, forced by the large unrealized demand for telephone stations, and structural traffic bottlenecks, is based on the installation of eight digital transit switches of high capacity. The so-formed upper transit layer gives an opportunity for the deployment of an efficient traffic... View full abstract»

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  • Economic issues of telecommunications development in Hungary

    Publication Year: 1994 , Page(s): 1243 - 1247
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    The paper explores correlations between economic performance and the level of telecommunications in Hungary, as well as the consequences of telecommunications shortages and the real requirements for telecommunications developments View full abstract»

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  • ISDN and new services in Poland: opportunities and obstacles

    Publication Year: 1994 , Page(s): 1199 - 1205
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    Presents an overview of problems involved in introducing ISDN and new services in the public network of Poland. The technical aspects of the assumed network and services development strategy are considered. The focus is on development alternatives and the process of establishing national requirements for the development View full abstract»

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  • Switching equipment adaptation for Russian public telephone network

    Publication Year: 1994 , Page(s): 1186 - 1191
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    This paper describes the adaptation and certification process for switching equipment to be used in the Russian public switched telephone network (PSTN). The first part of the paper illustrates the basic certification procedure and its essential steps. Each step, whether it is described in a natural language or formally in a specification language SDL, is an integral part of the certification proc... View full abstract»

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  • Digitalization of urban and rural telephone networks in Russia

    Publication Year: 1994 , Page(s): 1180 - 1185
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    The authors examine the digitalisation process of the Russian telephone network. First of all, the relevant statistics is presented. Further, specific features of the national urban and rural telephone network digitalization are described. Two items are devoted to the experience of the digitalization of the urban and rural networks. Finally, some aspects of network planning and considerations conc... View full abstract»

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  • Switching systems in Russian urban telephone networks

    Publication Year: 1994 , Page(s): 1140 - 1145
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    The paper presents the existing situation of the local networks of the former USSR. The existing exchange structure, and the main signalling principles and peculiarities are described. The introduction of digital networks is supported by the development of Russian urban digital exchanges. The main development points are briefly described View full abstract»

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IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications focuses on all telecommunications, including telephone, telegraphy, facsimile, and point-to-point television, by electromagnetic propagation.

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