Price 5130 + VAT
DURATION 4 Days

Course Overview

The course opens with an introduction to the 4th cellular generation technologies – what drives their development and the new capabilities they brings.
Taking a functional-oriented approach, we’ll go through the main functionality the new LTE Access and Evolved Packed Core expose.
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.
We will discuss how the network’s Quality Of Service and Radio Resource Management mechanisms enable different applications, each with its own characteristics.
We’ll discuss security and mobility functions, and we’ll sum up with a quick review of how all the functionality we have covered, actually brings the 4G anticipated performance improvements.

Who should attend?

The seminar is built for Technical, Marketing and Business Development people of the Telecom Service Providers as well as Manufacturers of LTE equipment.

Prerequisite:

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

Course Outline:

Day 1

1. Cellular evolution – from 1G to 3.5G

2. 4G and EPS

  • Motivation for EPS
  • EPS new features and capabilities
  • EPS deployments

3. EPS Architecture

  • LTE Radio
  • E-UTRA Access
  • EPC Core

4. 3GPP

  • 3GPP releases
  • 3GPP standards + hands-on practice

Day 2

5. Data handling

  • Data sessions in EPS

6. Voice handling

  • EPS Voice Handling
– CSFB
– All-IP (IMS-based)

 

Day 3

7. QoS

  • EPS QoS Overview
  • The EPS bearer
  • E-RAB and Radio bearers
  • Core Transport bearers

8. Radio Resource Management (RRM)

  • LTE radio overview
  • Transport and logical channels
  • RRC in LTE

Day 4

9. Mobility

  • UE connection states
  • Attach and PDN Connectivity
  • Access mobility
  • Core mobility

10. Security

  • The security domains
  • User identities
  • UE and network authentication
  • Ciphering and integrity verification
  • Security in handovers

11. Performance improvements

  • Spectral efficiency improvements
  • How to reach 300 Mbps
  • Cutting setup times
  • Latency reduction mechanisms
  • Cost derivatives

12. Summary

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