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Introduction to GSM System Engineering

Key Information

  • Level: Intermediate (Level 2)
  • Duration: 2 Day Course
  • Delivery: Instructor led
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Outline and Objectives:

Second generation mobile networks have revolutionised voice services, and with the introduction of 2.5 and 3G data services are revolutionising Internet access and data applications. This course provides a solid grounding in the key protocols, architecture and elements of GSM and GPRS networks, and in the capabilities and limitations of Radio Access Networks (RANs) for mobile communications.

Who Should Attend:

This course is ideal for anyone needing a introduction to mobile networks, focusing upon traditional voice and 2G/2.5G data services. It forms an excellent foundation for further courses on UMTS and other 3GPP-related topics.

Course Contents:

  • Introduction to Wireless Communications: Spectrum and Cells
  • GSM Standards Evolution: 2G and 2.5G
  • GSM Network Architecture and Elements
  • Handset and Subscriber Identity Management
  • GSM Spectrum Allocations and Management
  • Radio Access Network Coding and Multiplexing
  • Power Management and Handovers
  • Data Services: HSCSD, GPRS and HSDPA
  • Transmission Aspects: PDH, SDH, DWDM and ATM
  • Signalling in GSM

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