Telecommunications and Computer Technologies

Last revised May 19, 2022

Telecommunications Links

+ 5G Wireless By the Numbers
+ 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
+ What Happened to
+ WhatIs Definitions of Technical Terms

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
+ Security and Your Cell Phone
+ Selling the Cell Phone
+ Smartphones and Data Roaming
+ The 5 Best Value Cell Phone Plans in 2021
+ 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)

+ ISDN Definition
+ ISDN on
+ ISDN Overview
+ Webopedia ISDN Page
+ What is ISDN?
+ Wikipedia ISDN Page


+ 6 Tactics to Improve Your Company's Digital Presence
+ 6 Tips For Increasing Traffic to Your Website
+ 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?
+ How To Access Low Cost Internet
+ 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
+ The Best Cable Deals
+ 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

+ 6 Tactics to Improve Your Company's Digital Presence
+ 6 Tips For Increasing Traffice to Your Website
+ 17 Rules to Protect My Child Online
+ 2600--The Hacker's Journal
+ American Civil Liberties Union
+ Center for Digital Democracy
+ Child Internet Safety Guide
+ DSL Reports
+ Electronic Frontier Foundation
+ Freedom to Tinker
+ Helping Kids Stay Active and Safe in the Internet Age
+ Internet Free Expression Alliance
+ Internet Safety for Kids and Teens
+ Internet Safety Tips for Teenagers
+ 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


+ 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