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UMTS Architecture and Protocols

Key Information

  • Level: Advanced (Level 3)
  • Duration: 2 Day Course
  • Delivery: Instructor led
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Prerequisites:

Familiarity with the architecture and operation of 2G systems (GSM), such as is provided by our course Introduction to GSM System Engineering is assumed.

Outline and Objectives:

The shift to 3G networks for voice and data services is progressing rapidly around the world, as operators follow the 3GPP architecture road map towards all-IP networks with higher data rates and increased services, and convergence with other access networks and fixed-line services and content. This course gives a well-rounded technical view of the elements, interfaces and key protocols of UMTS networks.

Who Should Attend:

This course is suitable for attendees with a background in 2G mobile networks, and wishing to cross-train to 3G. Candidates in engineering, engineering management, and operationswill find this course useful.

Course Contents:

  • 3G Development and Standardization: 3GPP Roadmap
  • The 3G Air Interface and CDMA
  • 3G User Equipment
  • UMTS Network Elements and Architecture
  • HSDPA
  • UTRAN Design and Implementation
  • ATM in UTRAN
  • ALCAP in UTRAN
  • RNC Interface and Protocols
  • Framing Protocols
  • Iur protocols
  • Iub Protocols
  • UMTS core network architecture and identities
  • All IP Core Network
  • Protocol Structure for Circuit Switch Interface
  • Protocol Structure for Packet Switch Interface
  • MSc Server and Media Gateway Interface and Protocols
  • SGSN Interface and Protocols
  • GGSN Interface and Protocols
  • IP Tunneling in Core Network
  • GPRS Roaming Xchange Network
  • The IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) Architecture and Interfaces
  • The IMS Service Architecture
  • Evolved Packet Core (EPC)... 3gpp Release 8

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