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LTE Air Interface Programme

LTE Architectural Review

  • LTE Development
  • The E-UTRAN
    • eNB
    • LTE Uu and X2
  • Evolved Packet Core (EPS)
    • Serving Gateway (SGW)
    • Mobility Management Entity(MME)
    • Packet Data Network Gateway (PDN GW)
  • UMTS – LTE Inter-working
  • Spectrum Requirements of LTE
  • Comparing LTE, WiMAX, UMB
  • LTE Status

LTE Protocol Stack Overview

  • (OSI Reference Model)
  • Control Plane Protocols
    • Radio Interface and NAS
  • User Plane Protocol Stack

LTE Physical Layer

  • Introduction to OFDM
    • Defeating Multipath ISI
    • Overcoming high PAR
    • Expected Performance
  • Downlink OFDMA
  • Uplink Single Carrier-FDMA
  • LTE Channels
    • Logical
    • Transport
    • Mapping of Channels
  • LTE Frame Timing
  • UL/DL Resource Blocks, Symbols and Sub-Carriers
  • Adaptive Modulation and Coding (AMC)
  • MIMO and Beam-Forming Antenna Support in LTE
  • Physical Layer Procedures
    • Cell Search
    • Time and Frequency Synchronisation
    • CQI/PMI/RI Measurements and Reporting

LTE MAC,RLC and RRC

  • MAC/RLC Overview
  • MAC Functions
    • QoS and Scheduling
  • MAC Messages and PDU Structures
  • RLC Modes
    • Ack Operation
    • Un-Ack Operaton
  • Resource Allocation and Control
    • ARQ and H-ARQ
    • SDU Sequencing

LTE PDCP

  • Packet Data Protocol Functions
  • PDCP Operation
    • Header Compression (ROHC)
    • PDCP Ciphering
  • PDCP Messages

LTE Resource and Mobility Procedures

  • LTE Mobility Modes
    • LTE Detached
    • LTE Idle
    • LTE Active
  • Mobility in LTE Idle
    • Tracking Areas (TA)
    • Mobility in Multi RAT
  • Connected Mode Mobility
    • Architecture for Mobility
    • Backwards Handover
    • RLC Context Transfer
  • Connection Management
    • Resource Negotiation
    • Resource Allocation
  • X2 and S1 interfaces

LTE Evolved Multicast Broadcast Multimedia Service (eMBMS)

  • Architecture of eMBMS
    • eMBMS Gateway
    • MBMS Coordination Entity
  • MBMS Protocol Structure
  • Single Cell Broadcast
  • Single Frequency Network (MBSFN)
  • Delivering Mobile TV with MBMS