School of Advanced Communications Technologies

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Telecoms Foundation – Business & Technology – Programme Details

Session 1 – Telecoms Business Environment

  • Stakeholder value requirements
  • Business goals
  • Telco business:
    • spectrum,
    • infrastructure,
    • services
  • Customer requirements
  • Competitive Environment

Session 2 – Technology Part 1

  • Network building blocks
    • Services & Applications
      • Transmission
      • Copper,
      • Radio,
      • Fibre Optic
    • Switching & Signalling
    • Supporting Systems
  • Fixed Network Principles
  • Fixed Broadband networks
  • Mobile Networks
  • Network Operation
  • OSS / BSS
  • Billing

Session 3 – Technology Part 2

  • Mobile broadband networks
    • HSPA
    • HSPA+
    • LTE
  • Radio Networks Issues
  • Core Networks
  • Service Delivery
  • Convergence
  • WiMAX

Session 4 – Telecoms Industry Outlook

Many challenges and opportunities face the ever-changing communications industry over the next few years, and this module provides an analysis of the current situation, as well as predicting future trends, growth markets and technologies. The information is drawn from Informa’s vast market intelligence resources.

  • Trends and forecasts
  • Changing user experience
  • Fixed, mobile and converged markets
  • Mobile broadband
  • Operator strategies
  • Implications for vendors and customers