Telecommunications engineering is a branch of electrical and electronics engineering to study and enhance telecommunication systems.
It covers vast areas such as satellite communications, telephony, internet, optical fibre and mobile communications, data networks, software systems, micro-electronic devices.
What do Telecom Engineers Do?
Design and install equipment used for transmitting wired phone, cellular, cable and broadband data.
Work with copper or fiber optic cabling, complex networks and switching systems
Maintain computer hardware.
Monitor and measure the performance of networks
Analyze security of systems, network, or data.
Select the locations for, designing, configuring and installing new base stations
Test, troubleshoot and optimize the existing cellular network
Diagnose network and device problems and implement technical solutions
Scope of Telecommunication Engineering in Pakistan
Scope of Telecom Engineering is limited in Pakistan due to the over flooding of university graduates in the past few years. However, the field is expected to grow and show a maturity in the coming years.
Related Fields of Telecom Engineering
Many fields are related to Telecom Engineering. If you cannot find a university near you offering Telecom engineering you can seek admission in the following fields: