EDGE Training or Enhanced Data Rates for Global Evolution (EDGE) Training:
EDGE Training or Enhanced Data Rates for Global Evolution (EDGE) Training Course description
A technology that gives GSM the capacity to handle services for the third generation of mobile telephony. EDGE provides three times the data capacity of GPRS. Using EDGE, operators can handle three times more subscribers than GPRS, triple their data rate per subscriber, or add extra capacity to their voice communications.
EDGE uses the same TDMA (Time Division Multiple Access) frame structure, logic channel, and 200kHz carrier bandwidth as today’s GSM networks, which allows existing cell plans to remain intact.
GPRS is the pivotal technology that brought packet switching to the world of mobile communications. However, it suffers from significant limitations that are both serious and not solvable within the GPRS framework. EDGE, aka “Enhanced GPRS”, overcomes those limitations in truly unique ways.
This EDGE Training or Enhanced Data Rates for Global Evolution (EDGE) course will help you understand how EDGE tackles those problems and very effectively at that. You will learn what options are available to the network optimization processes and their advantages and disadvantages
- 2 days of EDGE Training or Enhanced Data Rates for Global Evolution (EDGE) Training with an expert instructor
- EDGE Training Electronic Course Guide
- Certificate of Completion
- 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
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- If you are familiar with some aspects of this EDGE or Enhanced Data Rates for Global Evolution (EDGE) course, we can omit or shorten their discussion.
- We can adjust the emphasis placed on the various topics or build the EDGE or Enhanced Data Rates for Global Evolution (EDGE) course around the mix of technologies of interest to you (including technologies other than those included in this outline).
- 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 EDGE or Enhanced Data Rates for Global Evolution (EDGE) course in manner understandable to lay audiences.
Audience / Target Group:
The target audience for this EDGE or Enhanced Data Rates for Global Evolution (EDGE) course is defined here:
- Wireless and RF engineers, technicians, and field professionals
Motivation, Background, and Limitations of GPRS: Why Did EDGE Become a Necessity
- What are the fundamental limitations of GPRS?
- Enhanced GPRS (EGPRS) vis-à-vis Enhanced Data Rates for GSM Evolution (EDGE)
EDGE Training – GPRS/EGPRS Network Architecture
- GPRS mobile station modes and classes
- Packet control unit (PCU) and channel codec unit (CCU)
- Serving GPRS Support Node (SGSN)
- Gateway GPRS Support Node (GGSN)
- Border Gateway (BG)
- Protocol stacks between the various GPRS network elements and network optimization considerations
EDGE Air Interface Protocol Structures
- EDGE vis-à-vis GPRS vis-à-vis GSM RF layer
- GMSK of GPRS versus the 8-PSK option of EDGE
- EDGE Medium Access Control (MAC) Sublayer
- EDGE Radio Link Control (RLC) Sublayer
- EDGE link adaptation schemes
- Air interface optimization considerations
EDGE Layer 2 Retransmission Strategies
- Soft decoding
- Incremental redundancy and hybrid ARQ
- Modulation and Coding Schemes (MCS) and associated RLC block structures and issues
- Optimization considerations vis-à-vis retransmission strategies used in EDGE and MCS families
Course Recap and Conclusion
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