Competing Trends in Wireless Technologies, incl. LTE, WiMAX and WiFi

3 Day Course
Code PWS008

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Classroom Virtual Classroom Private Group - Virtual Self-Paced Online


This course is intended to introduce at a high-level the competing trends available in the wireless and mobile environment. By comparing and evaluating the technologies the courses tries to offer an overview of the technologies and how they may all co-exist.


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Introduction to Wireless & Mobile Networks (5 topics)

  • Wireless does not mean mobile
  • Basic concept of cellular systems
  • Basics of multiple access
  • Fixed wireless
  • Mobile wireless

WIFI (Wireless Lan) IEEE 802.11 (4 topics)

  • The IEEE 802 specification
  • WiFi network components
  • Practical demonstration of a WiFi network - hotspots
  • Basic principles of the IEEE 802.16 technology

Mobile Cellular Networks (3 topics)

  • Introduction to GSM/GPRS
  • Introduction 3G
  • Where do we go from here?

Evolving the 3rd Generation System (4 topics)

  • The new air interface
  • Long Term Evolution (LTE) and System Architecture Evolution (SAE)
  • Who's backing LTE?

The Other Contende - WiMAX (9 topics)

  • The IEEE802.16 specification
  • Line-of-Site (LOS) versus Non-Line-of-Sight )NLOS)
  • Worldwide interoperability for Microwave Access
  • Fixed Broadband Wireless - IEEE802.16-2004
  • MESH
  • WiMAX Mobile - IEEE802.16e
  • Multihop Relay for Mobile WiMAX - IEEE802.16j
  • WiMAX 's speciality is in the service flow
  • WiMAX as a back-haul technology

Integration Through Next Generation Network Technologies (6 topics)

  • The basic Next Generation Network
  • Media Gateway Controllers
  • Media Gateways
  • Signalling Gateways
  • SIGTRAN and interworking protocols
  • Session Initiation Protocol (SIP)

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Virtual Classroom (London)
3 Days $2,860
Virtual Classroom (London)
3 Days $2,860

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