Internet Protocol Engineering Professional (IPEP) Certification Study Resources

The following preliminary list of resources for the IPEP certification exam will be revised periodically so check back to ensure you have the most current list.

Courses

SCTE CCNA Virtual Classroom courses: CCNA1, CCNA2, CCNA3, CCNA4
IPv6: Impact on Cable Networks
Channel Bonding in DOCSIS 3.0

Books

Modern Cable Television Technology Second Edition, by Walter Ciciora, James Farmer, David Large, and Michael Adams
Newton’s Telecom Dictionary by Harry Newton

4 CCNA Textbooks
CCNA1: Introduction to Networks Companion Guide
CCNA2: Routing and Switching Essentials Companion Guide
CCNA3: Scaling Networks Companion Guide
CCNA4: Connecting Networks Companion Guide 

 

Or you can purchase the following CCNA book: CCNA Routing and Switching 200-120 Official Certification Guide Library 

Online Resources

MPEG-2
SCTE-30 - Digital Program Insertion Splicing API
SCTE-35- Digital Program Insertion Cueing Message for Cable
SCTE 142 - Recommended Practice for Transport Stream Verification
SCTE 128 - AVC Video Systems and Transport Constraints for Cable Television
ATSC
IPv4
UDP
TCP
IPv6
IP and ARP over ATM

DOCSIS 3.0 Specifications

DOCSIS 3.0 Physical Layer Specification, CM-SP-PHYv3.0-I07-080522
DOCSIS 3.0 MAC and Upper Layer Protocols Interface Specification, CM-SP-MULPIv3.0-I08-080522
DOCSIS 3.0 Security Specification, CM-SP-SECv3.0-I08-080522
DOCSIS 3.0 Operations Support System Interface Specification, CM-SP-OSSIv3.0-I07-080522

DOCSIS 2.0 Specifications

DOCSIS 2.0 Radio Frequency Interface Specification, CM-SP-RFIv2.0-I13-080215

Downstream RFI

6.1 Downstream RF Interface Specification CM-SP-DRFI-I06-080215

An individual who uses the suggested study resources is not guaranteed to be exposed to all topics which may appear on a specified SCTE exam but reasonable assurance can be made that a significant number of exam topics are covered throughout the study resources.
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