Telecommunications Management

The Telecommunications Management Network is a protocol model defined by ITU-T for managing open systems in a communications network. It is part of the ITU-T Recommendation series M.3000 and is based on the OSI management specifications in ITU-T Recommendation series X.700.

TMN provides a framework for achieving interconnectivity and communication across heterogeneous operations system and telecommunication networks. To achieve this, TMN defines a set of interface points for elements which perform the actual communications processing (such as a call processing switch) to be accessed by elements, such as management workstations, to monitor and control them. The standard interface allows elements from different manufacturers to be incorporated into a network under a single management control.

For communication between Operations Systems and NEs (Network Elements), it uses the Common management information protocol (CMIP) or Mediation devices when it uses Q3 interface.

The TMN layered organization is used as fundamental basis for the management software of ISDN, B-ISDN, ATM, SDH/SONET and GSM networks. It is not as commonly used for purely packet-switched data networks.

Modern telecom networks offer automated management functions and are run by operations support system (OSS) software. These manage modern telecom networks and provide the data that is needed in the day-to-day running of a telecom network. OSS software is also responsible for issuing commands to the network infrastructure to activate new service offerings, commence services for new customers, and detect and correct network faults.

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Scholarships for Telecommunications Management Majors

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Siebel Scholars Program

Siebel Scholars Foundation

$35,000 Varies See Details
 

Siebel Scholars Program

Siebel Scholars Foundation

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$35,000

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Max Christianson Division of Business and Computer Science Scholarship

Union College, Nebraska

$25,000 Varies See Details
 

Max Christianson Division of Business and Computer Science Scholarship

Union College, Nebraska

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$25,000

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ROMBA LGBT+ Fellowship

Reaching Out

$20,000 Varies See Details
 

ROMBA LGBT+ Fellowship

Reaching Out

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$20,000

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Crown Castle Opportunity Scholarship

UNCF, Inc

Up to $10,000 September 06, 2022 See Details
 

Crown Castle Opportunity Scholarship

UNCF, Inc

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Up to $10,000

deadline

September 06, 2022
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UNCF MetLife Foundation Scholarship

UNCF, Inc

$7,333 September 08, 2022 See Details
 

UNCF MetLife Foundation Scholarship

UNCF, Inc

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$7,333

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September 08, 2022
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UNCF DeVry Gateway Scholarship

UNCF, Inc

Up to $10,000 October 18, 2022 See Details
 

UNCF DeVry Gateway Scholarship

UNCF, Inc

award

Up to $10,000

deadline

October 18, 2022
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Military Spouse Scholarship

Western Governors University

Up to $4,000 Varies See Details
 

Military Spouse Scholarship

Western Governors University

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Up to $4,000

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UNCF Anheuser-Busch Foundation Scholarship

UNCF, Inc

Up to $2,500 August 24, 2022 See Details
 

UNCF Anheuser-Busch Foundation Scholarship

UNCF, Inc

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Up to $2,500

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August 24, 2022
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Scarlett Family Foundation Scholarship

Scarlett Family Foundation

$2,500 December 15, 2022 See Details
 

Scarlett Family Foundation Scholarship

Scarlett Family Foundation

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$2,500

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December 15, 2022
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Prospanica Education Grant

Western Governors University

Up to $2,500 February 28, 2023 See Details
 

Prospanica Education Grant

Western Governors University

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Up to $2,500

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February 28, 2023
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