UMTS Technical Overview

3 Day Course
Code PWS032

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Overview

A 3-day Training Course on UMTS Technical Overview; describes the basic functionality in a 3G system;; specifications, concepts, architecture, UTRAN and UMTS. The course can be delivered from a handset or core network perspective.

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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 (8 topics)

  • Radio Communications Fundamentals
  • Cellular Radio Communications
  • Multiple Access Techniques
  • Essentials of 3G Radio Path
  • Frequency Bands
  • Basic Concepts
  • WCDMA Radio Channels
  • WCDMA Frame Structure

UMTS Radio Access Network (UTRAN) (8 topics)

  • Base Station
  • Base Station Structure
  • Modulation Methods
  • Receiver Techniques
  • Cell Capacity
  • Radio Network Controller
  • Radio Resource Management
  • UTRAN Control Functions

Services in UMTS (16 topics)

  • Services & the Commercial Model
  • QoS
  • QoS Classes
  • QoS a Provocative Approach
  • Service Capabilities as UMTS Service Platforms
  • WAP
  • LCS
  • MexE
  • USAT
  • CAMEL SCE
  • Service Capabilities as Building Blocks
  • UMTS Services & Service Concepts
  • Conversational QoS Class
  • Streaming QoS Class
  • Interactive/Background Class
  • Virtual Home Environment

Security in the UMTS Environment (15 topics)

  • Mutual Authentication
  • Cryptography for Authentication
  • Temporary ID
  • UTRAN Encryption
  • Integrity Protection
  • Security Aspects on the System & Network
  • IPSEC
  • MAPSEC
  • Typical Security Attacks
  • Protection of Applications & Services
  • Application Layer Security
  • Security of Session Layer
  • AAA Security Mechanisms
  • IMS Security
  • Lawful Interception

UMTS Protocols (18 topics)

  • Protocol Reference Architecture
  • Radio Interface Protocol Reference Model
  • UTRAN Protocol Ref Model
  • CN Protocol Ref Model
  • UMTS Protocol Interworking Architecture
  • Transport Network Protocol Aspects
  • Transport Network
  • Physical Layer
  • Traffic Flow
  • Signalling Transport within the CN
  • IP Option for Signalling Transport
  • Radio Network Protocols
  • Radio Network Control Plane
  • Radio Network User Plane
  • System Network Protocols
  • Non-Access Stratum Protocols
  • Control Plane between CN Nodes
  • User Plane in the System Network

Procedure Examples (18 topics)

  • Protocol Reference Architecture
  • Radio Interface Protocol Reference Model
  • UTRAN Protocol Ref Model
  • CN Protocol Ref Model
  • UMTS Protocol Interworking Architecture
  • Transport Network Protocol Aspects
  • Transport Network
  • Physical Layer
  • Traffic Flow
  • Signalling Transport within the CN
  • IP Option for Signalling Transport
  • Radio Network Protocols
  • Radio Network Control Plane
  • Radio Network User Plane
  • System Network Protocols
  • Non-Access Stratum Protocols
  • Control Plane between CN Nodes
  • User Plane in the System Network

Paging (10 topics)

  • RRC Connection Set-Up
  • Transaction Reasoning
  • Authentication & Security Control
  • RRC Connection Release
  • Soft Handover
  • Inter-System Handover from UMTS to GSM - Circuit Switched
  • Cell Update
  • Location Update to the CN CS Domain
  • Routing Area Update to the CN PS Domain
  • Packet Data Example

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Prerequisites

The target audience for this course are students wishing to gain a technical knowledge of UMTS technology, covering all aspects of the UMTS network. A good understanding of wireless communications would be advantageous, as would telecommunication experience.

Additional Learning

The courses below may help you meet the knowledge level required to take this course. If you are unsure please ask a training advisor .

Scheduled Dates

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Pricing

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PWS032

(Classroom or Online)
3 Days $2,085
PWS032

(Classroom or Online)
3 Days $2,085

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