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Industry-sponsored online telecom degree in mobile technology


October 4, 2010
By Anthony Capkun


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October 4, 2010

Beginning this fall, Pace University will offer Mobile Technology as the newest of five tracks in the online telecom degree programs sponsored by the National Coalition of Telecommunications Education and Learning (NACTEL).

“Verizon was part of the team that created the NACTEL Mobile Technology
curriculum offered by Pace University, and it maps with the direction
our business is going,” said Rene Lutthans, manager, training and
development at Verizon Wireless.

The Mobile Technology track will prepare students for careers in the
telecom industry’s field of mobile communications, including voice, data
and smart phones, as well as future technology product offerings.

“NACTEL’s new Mobile Technology curriculum offered by Pace University
aligns with AT&T’s services of today and tomorrow,” said Jon Nelson,
director at AT&T.

Students will learn intermediate concepts and applications of mobile
technologies, such as basic radio concepts, analogue cellular, digital,
emerging wireless technologies, mobile devices, mobile operating
systems, VoIP in mobile networks, and high-level convergence. The Mobile
Technology degree will transfer into a comprehensive, accelerated
Bachelor’s degree that was jointly developed by Pace University and
NACTEL.

Current NACTEL members include: AT&T, The Communications Workers of
America (CWA), CenturyLink, Frontier Communications, International
Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW), Qwest and Verizon.


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