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All Wireless: 5G, 4G LTE, UMTS, GSM, WiMAX, CDMA, M2M, IoT, SDN, Security Training

All Wireless: 5G, 4G LTE, UMTS, GSM, WiMAX, CDMA, M2M, IoT, SDN, Security Training

All Wireless: 5G, 4G LTE, UMTS, GSM, WiMAX, CDMA, M2M, IoT, SDN, Security Training:

All Wireless: 5G, 4G LTE, UMTS, GSM, WiMAX, CDMA, M2M, IoT, SDN, Security Training – Hands-on

We designed this All Wireless: 5G, 4G LTE, UMTS, GSM, WiMAX, CDMA, M2M, IoT, SDN, and Security Training course, for the unique needs of those who are new to RF/wireless — or who can use a refresher on it — and need a comprehensive course covering the basics of RF/wireless as well as all of the current and emerging technologies including GSM/GPRS/EDGE, CDMA, WiMAX, UMTS/HSPA, LTE, 5G, M2M, IoT, SDN, and more. Diversity and smart antenna systems, location-based technologies, and wireless network security are also discussed.

The All Wireless: 5G, 4G LTE, UMTS, GSM, WiMAX, CDMA, M2M, IoT, SDN, Security Training course is taught by a highly qualified subject matter expert experienced with a wide range of RF/wireless technologies and comes in technical and non-technical versions. While the full course is 7 days long, most clients are able to exclude some topics or reduce their coverage depth to make it a five-day course.

Your Registration Includes?

  • 5 days of All Wireless: 4G LTE, 5G, UMTS, GSM, WiMAX, CDMA, M2M, IoT, SDN, and Security Training with an expert instructor
  • All Wireless: Course Guide
  • Certificate of Completion
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee

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Customize It:

We can customize this All Wireless: 5G, 4G LTE, UMTS, GSM, WiMAX, CDMA, M2M, IoT, SDN, and Security Training course, usually at little to no added cost, in a number of ways that include:

  • If you are familiar with some aspects of All Wireless: 5G, 4G LTE, UMTS, GSM, WiMAX, CDMA, M2M, IoT, SDN, and Security Training, we can omit or shorten their discussion.
  • We can adjust the emphasis placed on the various topics or build the All Wireless: 5G, 4G LTE, UMTS, GSM, WiMAX, CDMA, M2M, IoT, SDN, and Security Training course around the mix of technologies of interest to you (including technologies other than those included in this outline).
  • If you’re interested in short-range wireless technologies such as WiFi and Bluetooth, those can be added to the course.
  • If your background is nontechnical, we can exclude the more technical topics, include the topics that may be of special interest to you (e.g., as a manager or policy-maker), and present the course in a manner understandable to lay audiences.

Audience / Target Group:

The target audience for this All Wireless: 4G LTE, 5G, UMTS, GSM, WiMAX, CDMA, M2M, IoT, SDN, Security course:

  • Those who work with a variety of wireless technologies or whose job requires a broad understanding of the entire RF/wireless field. This includes individuals in national defense, homeland security, technical investigations, and the private sector.

Class Prerequisites:

The knowledge and skills that a learner must have before attending this training course are:

  • Technical background and exposure to telecommunications, RF, or wireless systems will be helpful, though the course can be taught at a level understandable to a less technical audience.

What You Will Learn:

Upon completing this All Wireless: 5G, 4G LTE, UMTS, GSM, WiMAX, CDMA, M2M, IoT, SDN, and Security course, learners will be able to meet these objectives:

Describe and apply the key concepts, principles, techniques, and technologies of wireless communications including:

  • RF basics including propagation/fading, antennas
  • Cellular basics including cell planning and reuse
  • Architecture and operation of a cellular network
  • Modulation and coding
  • Evolution of wireless from 1G to 5G and beyond
  • 2G/2.5G technologies: GSM, GPRS, EDGE, cdmaOne
  • 3G/3G+ technologies: cdma2000, EvDO, UMTS/HSPA, WiMAX
  • 4G/5G technologies: LTE, LTE-Advanced, LTE-Advanced Pro, 5G
  • Machine-to-Machine (M2M) Communications
  • Internet of Things (IoT)
  • Software-Defined Networking (SDN)
  • Augmented Reality (AR) and Virtual Reality (VR)
  • Wireless network security
  • Location-based services

Course Syllabus

PART 1: INTRODUCTION TO CELLULAR COMMUNICATIONS

  • Cellular System Concepts
    • Base stations
    • Mobile stations
    • Mobile switching center
  • Uplink and Downlink Duplexing
    • Time Division Duplexing (TDD)
    • Frequency Division Duplexing (FDD)
    • Comparisons
  • Multiple Access Methods
    • Frequency Division Multiple Access (FDMA)
    • Time Division Multiple Access (TDMA)
    • Code Division Multiple Access (CDMA)
    • Frequency hopping concept
  • Networking
    • Circuit and packet switching
  • Evolution of Cellular Communications
    • 3GPP, 3GPP2, and IEEE LAN/MAN standardization
    • 1G to 5G progression and technology differences
    • Mobile phone samples and comparisons

PART 2: RADIO WAVE SPECTRUM, PROPAGATION, AND ANTENNAS

  • The Electromagnetic Spectrum
    • Types of radio services
    • Spectrum characteristics
  • Radio Frequency (RF) System Measurements
    • Power measurement using the decibel (dB)
    • Signal to noise and interference ratios
  • Antennas
    • Terminology
    • Gain and loss
    • Law of reciprocity
    • Handset antennas
    • Base station antennas
  • RF Propagation in Fixed and Mobile Environments
    • Propagation mechanisms
    • Path loss models
    • Maximum range calculations
    • Multipath and fading
  • Cell Planning and Frequency Reuse
    • Frequency reuse calculations
    • Cell sectoring
    • Cell splitting
    • Antenna downtilt

PART 3: MODULATION AND CODING

  • Basic Modulation Methods
    • Modulated signal structure
    • Amplitude, frequency, and phase modulation
    • Bit error rate performance in Gaussian noise
  • Advanced Modulation Methods
    • Gaussian Filtered Frequency Shift Keying (GFSK)
    • Quadrature Phase Shift Keying (QPSK)
    • Quadrature Amplitude Modulation (QAM)
    • Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing (OFDM)
  • Spread Spectrum Systems
    • Frequency hop
    • Direct sequence
    • Multiple access methods
  • Error Control
    • Error detection
    • Error correction
    • Automatic repeat request
    • Hybrid methods
  • Speech Coding
    • Speech quality rating
    • Speech coding categories and complexity
    • Speech coding techniques and standards
    • Speech frame construction
    • Adaptive Multi-Rate (AMR) speech coding
  • SIM Card and its Contents
    • SIM specification
    • Data stored on the SIM
    • SIM card variations

PART 4: THIRD GENERATION PARTNERSHIP PROJECT (3GPP)

  • 3GPP Standardization Process
    • The need for standardization
    • ITU and ETSI
    • 3GPP structure and operation
    • 3GPP releases
  • Summary of 3GPP Standards
    • GSM, GPRS, and EDGE overview
    • UMTS/WCDMA and HSPA overview
    • LTE overview
  • Major 3GPP technology players
    • Worldwide deployment summary
    • Vendor and equipment summary

PART 5: 3GPP2 AND IEEE SYSTEMS

  • Summary of 3GPP2 Cellular Standards
    • cdmaOne
    • cdma2000
    • EVDO
  • Summary of IEEE 802.16 WiMAX
    • Usage
    • History
    • Features
  • Market Penetration and Deployment Status

PART 6: GSM

  • GSM Architecture and Protocols
    • Base station subsystem
    • Network switching subsystem
  • GSM Physical Channels
    • Modulation and coding
    • Frame structure and hierarchy
    • Time slots and their use within a frame
    • Physical channels and their properties
    • Uplink and downlink timing
  • GSM Logical Channels and Burst Family
    • Broadcast, control, and traffic channels
    • Bursts: normal, frequency correction, synchronization, access, dummy
  • Radio Subsystem Link Control
    • Radio performance requirements
    • Channel measurements
    • Transmission power control
    • Cell search, selection, and reselection
    • Channel failure disconnect
    • Power conservation
  • Radio Resource Management
    • Connection setup and release
    • Mobility management
    • Connection management
  • Call Routing and Termination
    • Routing calls to the mobile station
    • Call termination
  • Handover
    • Intra-MSC handover
    • Handover decision process and timing
    • MAP and inter-MSC handover
  • GPRS and EDGE on the GSM Air Interface
    • GPRS/EDGE system architecture
    • Modulation, coding, and ARQ
    • GPRS logical channels and data exchange
    • Packet exchange process

PART 7: 3GPP: GPRS AND EDGE

  • General Packet Radio Service (GPRS)
    • Network architecture
    • Protocol structures
    • GPRS on the GSM air interface
    • Medium access control
    • Radio link control
    • Mobility management
  • Enhanced Data Rates for GSM Evolution (EDGE)
    • EDGE modulation and coding
    • Air interface protocols
    • MAC and RLC procedures

PART 8: 3GPP: UMTS AND HSPA

  • UMTS Architecture and Protocols
    • UTRAN radio network controller and NodeB
    • Core network architecture and protocols
  • UMTS Physical Layer
    • WCDMA modulation and coding
    • Transport channels
    • User data transmission
    • Signaling
    • Cell search and access
  • Radio Interface Protocols
    • Medium access control
    • Radio link control
    • Packet data convergence protocol
    • Radio resource control
  • Radio Resource Management
    • Power control
    • Cell search, selection, and reselection
    • Handovers
    • Admission control
  • High-speed Packet Access (HSPA) operation
    • HSPA timeline and features
    • HSPA modulation methods
    • HSDPA physical layer and performance
    • HSUPA physical layer and performance
    • Comparison of HSPA channels carrying user data

PART 9: 3GPP2: CDMAONE, CDMA2000, AND EVDO

  • CDMA Codes and Sequences
    • Maximal length sequences
    • Walsh codes
  • Forward Link Channel
    • Modulation
    • Pilot channel
    • Synchronization channel
    • Control channels
    • Paging channels
    • Traffic channels
  • Reverse Link Channels
    • Pilot channel
    • Access channel
    • Control channels
    • Traffic channels
  • Call Processing
    • Initialization
    • System access
    • Authentication
  • Resource Management
    • Power control
    • Handoff
  • Evolution-Data Optimized (EvDO) Operations
    • Requirements
    • Reference model
    • Forward and reverse channels
    • Modulation and coding
    • Power control
    • Scheduling

PART 10: DIVERSITY AND ADVANCED ANTENNA SYSTEMS

  • Principles of Adaptive Modulation and Coding
    • Adaptive methods
    • Performance
  • Antenna Arrays
    • Isotropic radiators and omnidirectional antennas
    • Directional antennas
    • Phased and adaptive arrays
  • Diversity Methods
    • Switched diversity, equal gain combining, and maximal ratio combining
    • Delay and cyclic delay diversity
    • Space-time coding
    • Frequency hop diversity
  • Spatial Multiplexing, MIMO, and Beamforming
    • Open and closed-loop methods
    • Multi-user antenna techniques
    • Beamforming
    • Direction-of-arrival estimation
  • Smart Antennas
    • Basic principles and configurations
    • Space division multiple access
    • Benefits and drawbacks

PART 11: 3GPP: LTE AND LTE ADVANCED

  • LTE System Architecture
    • Evolved packet core network entities
    • User plane functions and protocols
    • Control plane functions and protocols
  • General LTE Operation
    • Frequency bands
    • Downlink and uplink modulation
    • Transmission resource structure
    • Error control
    • Spatial multiplexing
    • Performance requirements
  • LTE Downlink
    • User protocol architecture
    • Channel mapping
    • Logical, transport, and physical channel functions
    • Cell acquisition
    • IP packet processing and physical data mapping
    • Control functions
    • Radio resource management
  • LTE Uplink
    • UL/DL similarities and differences
    • Channel mapping
    • Random access
    • Data transfer
    • Power save methods
    • Link activity and capacity
  • Features of LTE-Advanced
    • Background
    • Carrier aggregation
    • Enhanced uplink multiple access
    • Enhanced multi-antenna transmissions
    • Coordinated multipoint transmissions and relaying
    • Self-optimized and self-organized networking
    • Enhanced Inter-Cell Interference Coordination (eICIC)
    • Enhancements to LTE TDD (eIMTA)
    • LTE Device to Device Proximity Services
    • Network-Assisted Interference Cancellation (NAICS)
    • RAN Sharing for LTE
    • Dual Connectivity enhancements for LTE
    • LTE Indoor Positioning
    • Group Communication Systems
    • Rel 14 Narrow Band LTE (NB-LTE) & Narrow Band Cellular Internet of Things (NB-CIOT)
    • LTE Unlicensed Operation (LAA and eLAA)
    • LTE and WiLAN Aggregation (LWA)

PART 12: IEEE: 802.16 WIMAX

  • Overview
    • Reference model
    • Summary of WiMAX standards
  • Physical Layer
    • RX requirements
    • Link budget
    • OFDM parameters
    • Data rates
  • Advanced Antennas
    • Receive and transmit diversity
    • MIMO operations
    • Advanced antenna options
  • Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiple Access (OFDMA)
    • Subcarrier mapping
  • Medium Access Control (MAC)
    • MAC allocations
    • TDD example
  • QoS, Security, and Certification
  • LTE and WiMAX comparisons

PART 13: LOCATION-BASED SERVICES

  • Introduction to LBS
    • Definitions
    • Classifications and applications
  • Location Services Methods and Performance
    • Accuracy requirements
    • Cell identity and timing advance
    • Enhanced observed time difference
    • Uplink time difference of arrival
    • Assisted GPS

PART 14: COMMUNICATION SECURITY

  • Wireless Security Challenges
    • Threat categories and attack methods
    • The general security setup process
  • Attacks in Mobile Environments
    • Illicit use
    • Spoofing
    • Man-in-the-middle
    • Interception of data
    • Denial of service
  • Cryptography Basics
    • Symmetric cryptography
    • Asymmetric cryptography
    • Public Key Infrastructure (PKI)
    • Digital signature
    • Cryptographic attacks
  • Access Control and Authentication
    • Weak and strong authentication schemes
    • Attacks on authentication
    • Authorization and access control
  • GSM Security
    • GSM security model
    • Attacks on GSM
    • GSM encryption algorithms
  • Overview of UMTS Network Security
    • Access and domain security
    • Mitigating GSM security weaknesses
    • Attacks on 3G networks
  • Overview of LTE Network Security
    • Security architecture
    • Authentication and key agreement
    • Signaling and user data protection

PART 15: 5G WIRELESS

  • Timeline and Standardization
    • 5G New Radio Stand Alone (NR-SA)
    • 5G New Radio Non-Stand Alone (NR-NSA)
  • RAN Sharing
  • Green Communications
  • Millimeter-Wave (mWave), High Frequencies
  • Massive MIMO
  • Software-Defined Networking (SDN)
  • Cloud RAN
  • Device to Device Communications
  • Internet of Things (IoT)
    • Machine to Machine (M2M)
  • Device Centric Architecture
  • Enhanced Mobile Broadband
  • C-V2X Communications
  • Private LTE
  • Self Backhaul
  • NS-SS (Spectrum Sharing)
  • Gigabit LTE
  • Augmented Reality (AR) and Virtual Reality (VR)
  • 5G NR PHY Layer
    • Frame Structure
    • Signals and channels
    • DL Operation
    • UL Operation
    • 5G NR MAC and RLC Layer
    • 5G NR Network
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