Introduction

Standards

The SONET Model

SONET Frames and SPE

Scrambling

Data Rates

Reach Optic Distances

Restoral of Service
   from a Fiber Cut

Acronyms & Terms
  *** must know these !!

OC vs STS vs STM

VC's (Virtual Containers)

Overhead

H1, H2 (Payload Pointer)

H3 Jitter Correction

Alarms

VT's (Virtual Tributaries),
   Channelization, and
   Concatenation

SDH Terms & Acronyms