UMTS Overview

1 Day Course
Code PWS030

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Introduction (3 topics)

  • 3G Specifications
  • Introduction to 3G Networks
  • Conceptual, Structural, Resource Management & Services.

Evolution (1 topic)

  • Evolution from GSM to UMTS

Basics of UMTS Radio Communications (3 topics)

  • Cellular Radio Communications
  • Multiple Access Techniques
  • Essentials of 3G Radio Path

UMTS Radio Access Network (UTRAN) (3 topics)

  • UTRAN Architecture
  • Base Station Radio
  • Network Controller

Services in UMTS (4 topics)

  • Services & the Commercial Model
  • QoS
  • Service Capabilities as UMTS Service Platforms
  • UMTS Services

Security in the UMTS Environment (4 topics)

  • Access Security in UMTS
  • Security Aspects on the System & Network
  • Protection of Applications & Services
  • Lawful Interception

UMTS Protocols (5 topics)

  • Protocol Reference Architecture
  • UMTS Protocol Interworking Architecture
  • Transport Network Protocol Aspects
  • Radio Network Protocols
  • System Network Protocols

Procedure Examples (5 topics)

  • Paging
  • Authentication & Security Control
  • Inter-System Handover from UMTS to GSM - Circuit Switched
  • Cell Update
  • Packet Data Example



A basic understanding of the concepts of radio communications, GSM and cellular technologies.

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