Mobile Communications Overview

1 Day Course
Code PWS003

Book Now - 2 Delivery Methods Available:

Classroom Virtual Classroom Private Group - Virtual Self-Paced Online


This one day Mobile Communications Overview provides a complete overview of GSM, GPRS, UMTS technology and standards plus key 3G issues. It also explores other wireless technologies such as DECT and TETRA.

This course can be taken individually or as part of our 4-day Telecoms Fundamentals for Professionals course which covers a day on each of:

Day 1 - Wireline (fixed line) Telecommunications

Day 2 - IP and Data networking

Day 3 - Mobile Communications: GSM, GPRS, 3G & 4G

Day 4 - Voice over IP and Convergence


Hide all

Basics of Mobile Comms (4 topics)

  • Radio wave basics
  • Analogue vs. digital
  • Cells and Frequency use/re-use
  • Roaming

Digital Cellular (3 topics)

  • SIM
  • GSM (900, 1800, 1900)

TErrestrial Trunk RAdio (2 topics)

  • Who uses TETRA and why

Digital Cordless Telephony (1 topic)

  • DECT

GSM in more depth (4 topics)

  • Components of a GSM Network
  • Frequency planning - use and re-use
  • Services - SMS
  • Data rates

2.5 and 3G Technologies (5 topics)

  • GPRS
  • EDGE
  • UMTS
  • What will customers gain from higher data rates?

The Future (3 topics)

  • The future of 4G
  • Long Term Evolution
  • Fixed Mobile Convergence


Delegates do not need to have any prior knowledge of mobile communications or the technologies used. This course is not designed for technical engineers or similar, as it only looks at the technologies from a high level.

Scheduled Dates

Please select from the dates below to make an enquiry or booking.


Different pricing structures are available including special offers. These include early bird, late availability, multi-place, corporate volume and self-funding rates. Please arrange a discussion with a training advisor to discover your most cost effective option.

Code Location Duration Price May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct
Virtual Classroom (Bangalore)
1 Day $1,395
Virtual Classroom (Dubai)
1 Day $1,395
Virtual Classroom (London)
1 Day $1,395
Virtual Classroom (Reston, VA)
1 Day $1,395
Virtual Classroom (Singapore)
1 Day $1,395

What Our Customers Say

The training was delivered with a high level of expertise and excellence. Instructor was highly knowledgeable.”

Technical Trainer, Aviat Networks

Overall the course was really good, the trainer really understood the material and was very approachable.”

Customer Training Manager, Aviat Networks

Excellent course, informative and well-paced.”

CSE, Cisco

Course was very well outlined. Topics were great and bridged many gaps.”

System Engineer, Cable & Wireless

An excellent intro to video encoding & MPEG transport streams - I would definitely recommend it.”

Broadcast Engineer, Cisco

Definitely an excellent intro. Left me interested in learning more.”

Broadcast Engineer, Eircom

Excellent training course with real examples and practical classroom demonstrations.”

Transport Designer, Orange

Instructor knowledge and experience was excellent.”

Solutions Engineer, Akamai

Excellent course, very clear and well organised. Course content delivery was very good.”

Assistant Engineer, Dhiraagu

Very informative and appropriate.”

Network Support Technician, BT

Course PDF


Share this Course


Recommend this Course