Price 2590 + VAT
DURATION 2 Days

Course Overview

The course opens with an introduction to the 4th cellular generation technologies – what drives their development and the new capabilities they bring.
Taking a functional-oriented approach, we’ll go through the main functionality the new LTE Access and Evolved Packed Core expose.
We will see how the new network architecture, network elements, QoS, and Radio Access Network empower the 4G network’s improved functionality.
As an All-IP network, data handling in EPS is crucial, but we’ll also see what options are there for the service provider to handle voice calls and SMS.
We’ll also discuss the important aspects of mobility and security, and the promise of Self Organized Networks.

Who should attend?

This course provides a comprehensive high level technical view of LTE and is intended for those in technical, marketing and business development positions who need to better understand the 4G wireless landscape.

Prerequisite:

Basic knowledge of telecommunications is expected from the participants.
UMTS background is recommended.

Course Outline:

1. Overview

  • Cellular evolution from 2G to 4G
  • 4G and EPS  – Motivation, features and deployments

2. EPS Architecture

  • Network elements, functionality and interfaces
  • User identities
  • Interworking with 3GPP and non-3GPP networks

3. QoS in EPS

  • The EPS bearer
  • QoS parameters
  • QoS policies and enforcement

4. LTE Radio

  • LTE physical layer – concepts, frames and channels
  • MIMO
  • LTE Channels, PDCP/RLC/MAC

 

5. Radio management

  • Radio Resource Management (RRM)
  • E-UTRAN mobility

6. EPS Mobility Management

7. Data, voice and SMS handling in EPS

  • Data transfer
  • Voice implementation option
  • SMS delivery

8. Security in EPS

9. SON – Self Organizing Network

10. Summary

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