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Total ISDN for engineers  |    A 2 day training course

ISDN training course description

A comprehensive look at ISDN, as used in voice and data environments.

What will you learn
  • Recognise the issues and impacts of using dial up networks.
  • Describe ISDN.
  • Describe ISDN signalling in voice and data environments.
  • Configure a Cisco router to use ISDN.
ISDN training course details

ISDN training course contents

  • Introduction
  • Dialup connectivity vs. leased lines vs. packet switched networks. ISDN offerings, services, benefits vs. modems.

  • ISDN architectures
  • Use of ISDN by routers, Dial up, top up, backup. Internet access, PCs and ISDN.

  • BRI and PRI
  • ISDN switches, B channels, D channel, ISDN functions and reference points, NT1, NT2, TE1, TE2, Terminal adapters, R,S,T,U interfaces, ISDN standards.

  • PPP
  • Encapsulation, PPP services, PAP and CHAP, Multilink PPP, BACP.

  • ISDN and the seven layer model
  • B channel layers versus D channel layers, the I standards, Q.921, Q.931.

  • Configuration issues for ISDN
  • E.164 addressing and IP addresses, ensuring only the correct traffic brings up the ISDN line.

  • ISDN services
  • Bearer services, teleservices, supplementary services, MSN, sub addressing, CLI…

Learning path



Based on customer ratings

E. N. - Entec Engineering

"Enjoyed the course. Interesting and well presented."

B. M. - London Internet Exchange

"Excellent presentation - very good course structure."

Training approach

This structured course uses Instructor Led Training to provide the best possible learning experience. Small class sizes ensure students benefit from our engaging and interactive style of teaching with delegates encouraged to ask questions throughout the course. Quizzes follow each major section allowing checking of learning.