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Mobile communications demystified  |    A 2 day training course

Mobile comms training course description

A complete overview of mobile communications covering all the major technologies in a 2-day format.

What will you learn
  • GSM
  • GPRS
  • UMTS
  • LTE
  • Alternative mobile strategies
Mobile comms training course details
  • Who will benefit:
  • Anyone involved in mobile communications.

  • Prerequisites:
  • None.

  • Duration
  • 2 days

  • Dates & prices
  • Click here

Mobile comms training course contents

  • Introduction
  • Telephony, RF, mobile and wireless technologies, distances, mobile phone generations, base stations, cells, frequencies, cell types, MSC, handoffs, channels, internetworking, the Internet, wireless Internet access. UK operators, worldwide operators.

  • GSM
  • What is it? Timeline, digitising voice, channels, GSM architecture, Abis, A, Um, MS, BTS, BSC, MSC, HLR, VLR, EIR, AuC. Radio link aspects, GSM signalling overview, signalling protocols, roaming, GSM call flows, authentication. IMEI. SIM cards.

  • GPRS
  • What it is, 2G to 3G, GPRS user features, GPRS network features, GPRS elements, GPRS architecture, overlay, SGSN, GGSN, GPRS ATTACH, GPRS protocol stack, GPRS timeslots, EDGE, GPRS classes, GPRS routing, GPRS packet format.

  • UMTS and 3G
  • What is 3G? IMT-2000, 3G proposals, what is UMTS? Speed comparison, evolution to 3G, CDMA, CDMA 2000, W-CDMA, UMTS components, UMTS infrastructure, RNC, Node B, network architecture, packet switched attach, mobility in 3G, HSDPA.

  • LTE and 4G
  • LTE architecture and principles, Physical layer, Air interface, E-UTRAN, Evolved packet core, service provision.

  • Other wireless solutions
  • Integration of services, Bluetooth, Blackberry, VoIP, Mobile IP, 802.11, WiFi, 802.16, WiMax, What is 5G?

Learning path



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Training approach

This structured course uses Instructor Led Training to provide the best possible learning experience. Small class sizes ensure students benefit from our engaging and interactive style of teaching with delegates encouraged to ask questions throughout the course. Quizzes follow each major section allowing checking of learning.