If you're a graduate looking to get into telecoms and need to get a feel for the kind of questions employers might ask at interview, then make sure you research these graduate telecoms interview questions below. These questions and answers are taken from real graduate interviews, and compiled to give you an idea of what to expect and how to prepare your answers.

Example Telecoms Interview Questions:

What is ARFCN?

ARFCN stands for Absolute Radio Frequency Channel Number, it’s a unique number given to each radio channel in GSM (Global System for Mobile communication). The ARFCN can be used to calculate the exact frequency of a radio channel.

What is MTU?

MTU is ‘Maximum Transmission Unit’. MTU refer to the largest packet size, it’s used for passing a communication protocol for a given layer. MTU might be a fixed unit as per Ethernet recommended standards. Higher band-width efficiency is achieved with a higher MTU.

What is Broadband?

Quite a simple question, right? Telecoms interviewers may be looking for a bit more of an explanation than “broadband internet”. Broadband is an internet access with a high level of speed; it is permanently connected unlike dial-up. It allows the internet and telephone calls to be taken place simultaneously. Modulation is done in broadband on signal to transform data better. Broadband is the UK’s most popular form of internet connection. Being able to go into further detail will show your extensive knowledge of the subject.