Informa Certified Mobile Networks – Technologies & Evolution (5 Day Boot Camp) – Programme Details

Informa Certified Mobile Networks – Technologies & Evolution (5 Day Boot Camp) – Programme Details

DAY 1

Section 1 – Fixed Broadband Technologies

  • Fixed Network Access Evolution
  • The Local Loop – DSL Technologies
  • Bonding Vectoring & Omega DSL
  • Fibre and FTTx
  • Passive Optical Networks
  • GPON, EPON, PtP and Beyond
  • Ethernet in the First Mile (EFM)

Section 2 – Radio and Cellular Principles

  • What is a cellular system?
  • A Telecommunications Network
  • Regulation and Standards
  • GSM family – The Global Standard
  • 3G and beyond
  • Radio characteristics
  • Spectrum – a scarce resource
  • Maintaining the call whilst mobile
  • Planning the network

Section 3 – 3GPP Radio Technologies

  • The 3GPP Radio Network – General
  • Radio Technologies – Capabilities, Limitations, Operation
  • Complimentary technologies
  • Multi-Radio Access Technology (Multi-RAT) Network

DAY 2

Section 4 – 3GPP Network Infrastructure

  • The network – the basics
  • The Core Network
  • Signalling – SS7
  • Controlling the network
  • Messaging Systems
  • Location Based Services
  • IN and CAMEL
  • Prepaid systems

Section 5 – Network Building Blocks

  • Transmission – Connecting the network together
  • Transport and switching technologies
  • Signalling and Control
  • Operations and maintenance

Section 6 – Core Network Architecture and Protocols

  • 3GPP Release History
  • The Operational Network
  • The Circuit Switched Domain
  • Core Network Databases
  • Core Network Interfaces & Protocols
  • Circuit to Packet Switching
  • Control & Protocol Evolution
  • Transmission in the Core Network
  • Transport Requirements & Protocols

DAY 3

Section 7 – Signalling System Number 7

  • SS7 as the Network Signalling System
  • Signalling Scenarios
  • The SS7 Protocol Architecture
  • The SS7 Physical Architecture
  • Example Call Scenarios
  • Use of ISUP
  • Example Procedures for 3GPP Networks
  • SS7 in Support Of CAMEL / Intelligent Networks
  • SS7 and IP Protocols
  • The Evolving Signalling Network

Section 8 – Overall Procedures and Techniques

  • Identities and Addressing
  • Idle mode procedures
  • Connected mode procedures
  • Handover
  • Location services (LCS)
  • Security
  • UMTS-GSM intersystem operation
  • Streaming and Content Delivery
  • Access to Content
  • Access to Messaging Servers

Section 9 – IP in Telecoms & IT Transformation

  • IP Technology and Concepts Explained
  • IP Functionality, Operation and Addressing
  • IP In Telecoms / IP in the Mobile Network
  • Delivering Services over IP
  • The IP Multimedia Subsystem
  • Quality of Service Issues and MPLS
  • The Role of IT Transformation
  • Efficiency and IP
  • NFV and SDN

DAY 4

Section 10 – The Evolved Packet Core (EPC)

  • Towards All IP Networks
  • Introduction to SAE and the EPC
  • Towards the all-IP network – Upgrade paths to LTE & LTE terminology
  • Evolution to 3GPP Release 10
  • The Evolved Packet Core (EPC)
  • EPS Bearers & Bearer Types
  • QoS Mechanisms
  • Interworking Mechanisms
  • EPC Procedures
  • EPC & the IP Multimedia Subsystem

Section 11 – Service Delivery in the Advanced Core Network & Evolved Packet Core

  • Service Delivery Concepts & Domains
  • The Telecoms Value Chain
  • Categories of Service
  • Third Party/Over the Top (OTT) Services
  • Media Content & Service Delivery