Telecommunications Links & Resources

No matter what your telecom background -- seasoned expert or starting out -- you'll find exciting new resources throughout our comprehensive list of the Web's best telecommunications resources. All of these resources are conveniently listed by category, and each resource contains an abstract of the organization -- usually provided in their own words -- plus a handy thumbnail view of the site.

 

Wireless & Cellular

Canadian Wireless Telecommunications Association (CWTA)
As the voice of the wireless industry in Canada, CWTA maintains visibility with its members, the media, key government and regulatory officials and the general public. CWTA's members include mobile telephone service providers, paging companies, mobile radio, mobile satellite carriers and fixed wireless service providers from coast to coast. In addition, CWTA represents a broad cross-section of manufacturers and equipment suppliers to the industry. CWTA is increasingly sought after by the news media as a reliable and informative source for industry news and commentary, and an authoritative source of industry statistics.
CDMA Development Group (CDG)
The CDG is leading the rapid evolution and deployment of CDMA-based systems, based on open standards and encompassing all core architectures, to meet the needs of markets around the world in an emerging, information-intensive environment. The CDG is a consortium of companies who have joined together to lead the adoption and evolution of CDMA wireless systems around the world. The CDG is comprised of the world's leading CDMA service providers and vendors. By working together, the members will help ensure interoperability among systems, while expediting the availability of CDMA technology to consumers.
Cellular Telecommunications Industry Association (CTIA)
WOW-COM acts as an industry industry clearinghouse, providing in-depth, up-to-the-minute wireless news and commentary, a summary of current law and public policy activities, overviews of wireless technology and provider operations, industry statistics and surveys, a host of end-user information resources, and an active career center. CTIA also produces several major expositions, including WIRELESS -- the industry's largest single annual gathering.
GSM Association
The GSM Association is the premier global body behind the world's leading wireless communications standard. It is responsible for the development, deployment and evolution of the GSM standard for digital wireless communications and for the promotion of the GSM platform. Membership spans Western, Eastern and Central Europe, India and the Asia-Pacific regions, the Middle East and Africa, North and South America. The spirit of international co-operation that has created GSM is an inherent part of membership of the GSM Association. The Association represents the interests of over 400 GSM, Satellite and 3rd Generation networks operators, regulator and administrative bodies and key manufacturers and suppliers to the GSM industry.
Global Wireless Education Consortium (GWEC)
The GWEC is a collaboration of wireless industry companies and academic institutions. GWEC is focused on expanding wireless technology curriculum in two-year and four-year academic institutions. GWEC is a new model for relationship between industry and education. Many companies and schools develop the curriculum together, and only once. That curriculum is then shared among GWEC members.
Mobile Data Association (MDA)
The MDA was established in 1994 to increase awareness of mobile data amongst users and their advisers. The Association has grown to become the forum for the international mobile data community. As well as providing a focal point for industry participants to meet and share information on technical and business issues, the MDA actively works to promote the uses and benefits of wireless value added services through industry and business press, conferences, seminars, and our web site. The MDA is committed to providing market participants with an authoritative and up to date source of information on all aspects of the mobile data industry.
Personal Communications Industry Association (PCIA)
PCIA is the leading international trade association representing the personal communications services (PCS) industry. PCIA has been instrumental in advancing regulatory policies, legislation, and technical standards that have helped launch the age of personal communications services. One of PCIA's greatest strengths is its ability to foster and represent consensus in order to advance the interests of the PCS industry. PCIA represents the chief providers of wireless voice and data communications to both consumers and businesses. PCIA’s member companies include PCS licensees and those in the cellular, paging, ESMR, SMR, mobile data, cable, computer, manufacturing, and local and interexchange sectors of the industry, as well as technicians, wireless systems integrators, communications site owners, distributors and service professionals, and private corporate system users. Through many vehicles -- leadership councils, market forecasts, publications, spectrum management programs, seminars, technician certification programs, and its industry trade show, PCIA GlobalXChange -- PCIA is committed to maintaining its position as the association for the PCS industry.
Universal Mobile Telecommunications System Forum (UTMS Forum)
The UMTS Forum is an international and independent body, uniquely committed through the building of cross-industry consensus to the successful introduction and development of UMTS/IMT-2000 "third generation" mobile communications systems. Uniquely focused on the delivery of market-focused recommendations and creating an environment for the successful commercial realisation of UMTS/IMT-2000 globally, the Forum is engaged in a wide range of activities to increase awareness and understanding of third generation opportunities and issues. Established in 1996, the UMTS Forum is a non-profit making global organisation that currently has over 200 member organisations drawn from the mobile operator, supplier, regulatory, consultant, IT and media/content communities. The UMTS Forum works as a catalyst with other specialist organisations to examine issues such as technical standards, spectrum, market demand, business opportunities, terminal equipment circulation and convergence between the mobile communications and computing industries.
Wireless Communications Association (WCA)
The WCA represents the fixed broadband wireless access industry worldwide. The WCA's mission is to advance the interests of the wireless systems that provide data (including Internet and e-commerce), voice and video services on a subscription basis through land-based towers to fixed reception/transmit devices. Membership is comprised of fixed wireless system operators worldwide, as well as: equipment and service suppliers; video, software and other content providers; financial institutions; and engineers, attorneys and other consultants.
 

 

Outside Plant
Pole Climbing Pole Climbing
Pole Top Rescue /1st Aid/CPR Cert Pole Top Rescue /1st Aid/CPR Cert
OSHA Confined Space OSHA Confined Space
OSP Bonds & Grounds OSP Bonds & Grounds
Telephone I & R Telephone I & R
Noise Mitigation Noise Mitigation
Copper Splicing Copper Splicing
OSP Tester, Fault Loc... OSP Tester, Fault Loc...
DSL - IMT DSL - IMT
T1 & T3 T1 & T3
T1 Spans & HDSL T1 Spans & HDSL
Adv. OSP/DSL Field Adv. OSP/DSL Field
Special Circuits Special Circuits
OSP Fault - I&R OSP Fault - I&R
IPTV Intallers IPTV Intallers
Fiber Optics -ER Fiber Optics -ER
CO Bonds & Grounds CO Bonds & Grounds
Utility Locating Utility Locating
Fiber Optics-Industry Apps Fiber Optics-Industry Apps
xDSL xDSL
IPTV for Telecos IPTV for Telecos
Cat 5-6-7 Cert Cat 5-6-7 Cert
MetroE Field-Tech MetroE Field-Tech
Air Pressure Air Pressure
Air Dryer Air Dryer
Click Here For More Courses
Central Office
CO Bonds & Grounds CO Bonds & Grounds
CO Power CO Power
CO IMTR CO IMTR
SONET/SDH SONET/SDH
ISDN ISDN
Frame Relay Frame Relay
SS7 SS7
DDS DDS
Internetworking ATM Internetworking ATM
DWDM/Routing DWDM/Routing
DMS10 DMS10
DMS100 DMS100
MetroE Field-Tech MetroE Field-Tech
T1 & T3 T1 & T3
T1T3 for CATV T1T3 for CATV
Special Circuits Special Circuits
CS 1500 Centrex CS 1500 Centrex
VoIP/Data-Voice VoIP/Data-Voice
BGP BGP
Nortel/Norstar CallPilot Nortel/Norstar CallPilot
Nortel BCM50 Nortel BCM50
Metro Eternet Metro Eternet
Digital TV Crossover Digital TV Crossover
Click Here For More Courses
Fiber Optics
Und. Fiber Und. Fiber
Fiber ISP/OSP Combo Fiber ISP/OSP Combo
Hands-On FTTH Hands-On FTTH
Fiber Management Fiber Management
Fiber WAN/Storage Fiber WAN/Storage
Fiber Adv. Testing Fiber Adv. Testing
Fiber Optics Adv. Splicing Fiber Optics Adv. Splicing
Fiber Optic - ISP/LANs Fiber Optic - ISP/LANs
Fiber Optics -ER Fiber Optics -ER
Adv Fiber Optics Adv Fiber Optics
FTTH-NGN FTTH-NGN
Fiber Optics-Industry Apps Fiber Optics-Industry Apps
Click Here For More Courses
IT/Networking
Internetworking Essentials Internetworking Essentials
Adv. Internetworking Adv. Internetworking
Network+ Network+
A+ Cert A+ Cert
Gigabit Networks Gigabit Networks
SONET/SDH SONET/SDH
CCNA BootCamp CCNA BootCamp
TCP/IP TCP/IP
SNMP SNMP
Bridges, Routers & Switches Bridges, Routers & Switches
Network Management Network Management
Advanced Networking Advanced Networking
Cisco Simplified Cisco Simplified
Metro Eternet Metro Eternet
FTTH-NGN FTTH-NGN
IP-CAST IP-CAST
CS 1500 Centrex CS 1500 Centrex
Digital TV Crossover Digital TV Crossover
LTE-In Depth LTE-In Depth
LTE Core LTE Core
LTE Air Interface LTE Air Interface
LTE and 4G LTE and 4G
LTE Charging Mgmt and Apps LTE Charging Mgmt and Apps
Mobile Detection Mobile Detection
Carrier Wireless Carrier Wireless
VoIP/Data-Voice VoIP/Data-Voice
VMware View VMware View
Click Here For More Courses
Energy / Power / Safety
OSHA Confined Space OSHA Confined Space
Ladder Safety and Fall Protect Ladder Safety and Fall Protect
Mine Safety Mine Safety
Voltage Cable Splicing Voltage Cable Splicing
Elec Transformer Elec Transformer
Power Quality Power Quality
Substation Testing Substation Testing
Elec Testing Elec Testing
Click Here For More Courses
Certification Courses
CCNT - Cert CCNT - Cert
CTP Prep CTP Prep
Network+ Network+
A+ Cert A+ Cert
CCNA BootCamp CCNA BootCamp
MCSA-Core-1 MCSA-Core-1
Fiber ISP/OSP Combo Fiber ISP/OSP Combo
Click Here For More Courses
Additional Courses
TeleCom Mgmt TeleCom Mgmt
TeleCom Tech TeleCom Tech
Emerging Tech Emerging Tech
Understanding IPTV Understanding IPTV
IPTV for Telecos IPTV for Telecos
IPTV Tech IPTV Tech
TelCom Network Testing TelCom Network Testing
TeleCom 1 TeleCom 1
TeleCom 2 TeleCom 2
Nortel CS1000 Nortel CS1000
NARS/BARS NARS/BARS
Nortel/Norstar CallPilot Nortel/Norstar CallPilot
Metro Eternet Metro Eternet
CallPilot User/Sys Admin CallPilot User/Sys Admin
CallPilot Basic Admin CallPilot Basic Admin
CS1000 End User CS1000 End User
CS1000 & TM CS1000 & TM
Nortel/Norstar MICS Nortel/Norstar MICS
Nortel CallPilot Nortel CallPilot
IPTV Intallers IPTV Intallers
Fiber Optics-Industry Apps Fiber Optics-Industry Apps
CS 1500 Centrex CS 1500 Centrex
Digital TV Crossover Digital TV Crossover
LTE-In Depth LTE-In Depth
LTE Core LTE Core
LTE Air Interface LTE Air Interface
LTE and 4G LTE and 4G
LTE Charging Mgmt and Apps LTE Charging Mgmt and Apps
Mobile Detection Mobile Detection
VMware View VMware View
Click Here For More Courses
 

BTS Offfers BICSI CECs
BTS offers BICSI CECs for most of our courses. You can find out more information about our BICSI CECs by clicking here.

Copyright Information
Product names mentioned herein may be trademarks/servicemarks or registered trademarks/servicemarks of their respective companies and are hereby acknowledged. All product names that are known to be trademarks or service marks have been appropriately capitalized. Use of the name BTS, inc./the url: www.btstraining.com is for identification purposes only, and should not be regarded as affecting the validity of any trademark or service mark, or as suggesting any affiliation between BTS, Inc. and the trademark/servicemark proprietor.