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In telecommunication, signalling (or signaling) has the following meanings: BlackBerry 7100t Telecommunication refers to the communication of information at a distance. ...

In telephony, signaling is the exchange of information between involved points in the network that sets up, controls, and terminates each telephone call In in-band signaling* the signaling is on the same channel as the telephone call. In out-of-band signaling*, signaling is on separate channels dedicated for the purpose. The term communications is used in a number of disciplines: Communications, also known as communication studies is the academic discipline which studies communication, generally seen as a mixture between media studies and linguistics. ... A telecommunications network is a network of telecommunications links arranged so that messages may be passed from one part of the network to another over multiple links. ... Information as a concept bears a diversity of meanings, from everyday usage to technical settings. ... A telecommunication circuit is defined as follows: The complete path between two terminals over which one-way or two-way communications may be provided. ... In telecommunications, information transfer is the process of moving messages containing user information from a source to a sink. ... A telecommunication circuit is defined as follows: The complete path between two terminals over which one-way or two-way communications may be provided. ... Message in its most general meaning is an object of communication. ...

In-band signaling-In the public switched telephone network, (PSTN), in-band signaling is the exchange of signaling (call control) information on the same channel that the telephone call itself is using. Today, most long-distance communication uses out-of-band signaling as specified in various Signaling System 7 (SS7) standards.

Out-of-band signaling- Out-of-band signaling is telecommunication signaling (exchange of information in order to control a telephone call) that is done on a channel that is dedicated for the purpose and separate from the channels used for the telephone call. Out-of-band signaling is used in Signaling System 7 (SS7), the latest standard for the signaling that controls the world's phone calls.

Source: from Federal Standard 1037C and from MIL-STD-188 Federal Standard 1037C entitled Telecommunications: Glossary of Telecommunication Terms is a U.S. Federal Standard, issued by the General Services Administration pursuant to the Federal Property and Administrative Services Act of 1949, as amended. ... MIL-STD-188 is a series of U.S. military standards relating to telecommunications. ...

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Signaling System No. 7 (SS7) is treated in detail through a separate examination of its constituent elements—including its message transfer, telephone user, and ISDN user parts.
Providing the reader with a solid grasp of the concepts of channel-associated and common-channel signaling, it is an important basic resource for students approaching the subject for the first time as well as engineers and technical managers seeking up-to-date information on the latest technology.
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