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GPRS (General Packet Radio Service) is a new service designed to operate as an overlay of GSM networks to provide high-speed and low-speed packet mode data transfer in an efficient manner. GPRS optimises the use of network resources and radio resources, and supports volume-based charging, ideal for bursty traffic transmission. This course outlines the major attributes and elements of a GPRS network.
Introduction (90 mn) (11 topics)
- Drivers for GPRS
- GPRS services
- GPRS mobile classes
- GSM overview
- GSM data service
- User/ operator requirements
- Packet switching principle
- What does GPRS offers?
- HSCSD versus GPRS
- GPRS services and characteristics
- GPRS status and development
GPRS Architecture (90 mn) (9 topics)
- Basic architecture and nodes
- GPRS mobiles
- GPRS identities
- Subscription managements
- GPRS interfaces
- Mobility management
- Security function
- Session management
GPRS Backbone (60 mn) (5 topics)
- TCP/ IP
- IP address
- Dynamic IP addressing (DHCP)
- Domain Name Server (DNS)
- Security (firewall and Remote Authentication Dial In User Service-RADIUS)
GPRS Data Transmission (90 mn) (7 topics)
- Data transmission requirements
- GPRS interface requirements
- Physical/ logical channels
- GSM/ GPRS resource sharing
- Steps prior data transmission (GPRS Attach, Location Update, PDP context
- activation, resource request/ allocation)
- Uplink/ Downlink resource sharing principle
GPRS Interworking and evolution (45 mn) (6 topics)
- Types of interworking (Public/ Private)
- Standard IP interworking
- Transparent/ non-transparent interworking with corporate networks
- Dial-up access to ISP/ corporate networks
- UMTS/ IMT-2000
A basic understanding of GSM.
The courses below may help you meet the knowledge level required to take this course. If you are unsure please ask a training advisor .
A 1-day Training Course on GSM Overview; A broad overview of the GSM system designed for low-level non-technical delegates, such as sales and marketing
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