IMI400 - Internet and Media Installation

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Subject Title
Internet and Media Installation

Subject Description
This course familiarises the student with the principles of digital cable, high speed Internet, and home Phone.
Upon completion of the course the student will understand the fundamentals of Internet and media services, how they are formatted and delivered, and how to resolve issues with such systems. They will be able to install and troubleshoot a digital set top box, connect various home devices to the home entertainment system, and use HD and HD PVR digital boxes to create a Whole Home Network.
The course also covers the installation of high speed services with particular focus on wireless network installation, security and troubleshooting.
The student will also install home phone services in SFU (Single family Unit) and MDU (Multi Dwelling Unit) configurations.
Special emphasis will be placed on installing and troubleshooting these services for Telco and Cable suppliers, such as Rogers Cable, Bell Canada and Cogeco Cable.

Credit Status
One credit in the Electronic Engineering Technician (EEN), Electronic Engineering Technology (EET) or computer Engineering Technology (ECT) programs.

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

  1. Explain the principles of home Internet and media signals (e.g. forward and return signal composition from Telco and Cable suppliers (e.g. Rogers Ignite, Bell Fibe and Cogeco) in current usage.)
  2. Compare and contrast various transmission signals and connection methods (e.g. fiber, coaxial cable, CAT5e/CAT6/CAT7, Wi-Fi) used in delivery of home internet and media services
  3. Distinguish between commonly used signal and cable types used in connection of home entertainment signals and devices (e.g. composite, S-video, component, DVI, HDMI)
  4. Design and optimize a ‘whole home PVR network’ Internet and media service configuration for both single family (SFU) and multi-dwelling (MDU) applications
  5. Install, configure and troubleshoot home Internet and media services including home entertainment systems (e.g. HDPVR), wireless networking and phone services.

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