5G New Radio Training

Commitment 2 Days, 7-8 hours a day.
Language English
User Ratings Average User Rating 4.8 See what learners said
Delivery Options Instructor-Led Onsite, Online, and Classroom Live


5G New Radio Training explores the radio technology involved in 5G RAN New Radio (NR), the physical layers procedures, and the principles of Massive MIMO and MIMO/Beamforming techniques. Since the OFDM concepts are vital to 5G, a detailed discussion of this technology is included as well.


Upon completing this 5G New Radio Training course, learners will be able to meet these objectives:

  • Understand the basics of 5G NR (New Radio)
  • List basic 3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP) 5G New Radio (NR) features and capabilities
  • List the relevant innovations and technologies for 5G NR
  • Compare and Contrast Non-standalone 5G NR and Standalone 5G NR specifications
  • List 5G NR air interface, protocols, operations, and procedures
  • Explain the different deployment scenarios for 5G NR
  • Describe the underlying technologies and protocols related to 5G NR
  • Compare and contrast 3GPP and Verizon 5G TF (Verizon 5th Generation Radio Access)
  • Explain the future technology and application trends in 5G NR
  • We can adapt this 5G New Radio Training course to your group’s background and work requirements at little to no added cost.
  • If you are familiar with some aspects of this 5G New Radio course, we can omit or shorten their discussion.
  • We can tailor the 5G NR Training to include the LTE/LTE-A prerequisite material (if your team needs it), add or omit topics to suit your team’s needs, or adapt it to a less technical, more business-oriented audience. The 5G New Radio course can also be extended to include hands-on exercises.
  • If your background is nontechnical, we can exclude the more technical topics, include the topics that may be of special interest to you (e.g., as a manager or policy-maker), and present the 5G New Radio course in a manner understandable to lay audiences.

The target audience for this 5G New Radio Training course:

  • 5G New Radio Training is aimed at Technical and management personnel whose job requires an understanding of the evolving 5G technology.

The knowledge and skills that a learner must have before attending this 5G New Radio Training course are:

  • A good understanding of the LTE/LTE-A air interface as well as OFDM principles is necessary to benefit from 5G NR Training.


Part 1 – 5G: An Introduction
  • What is 5G
  • Why 5G?
  • Roadmap to 5G
  • End-to-end 5G ecosystem
5G New Radio Training Part 2 – 5G: New Radio (NR) Physical Layer
  • NR channel structure
  • Relation to LTE
  • OFDM principles (basic introduction, signal generation)
  • OFDM signal processing (channel coding and FEC)
  • Why flexible numerology?
  • NR slot structure
  • The new concept of bandwidth part (BWP)
  • How 5G differs from 4G
  • 5G requirements for RAN: Bandwidth, power, spectral efficiency, new technology adaptation, latency, signaling load, capacity, coverage, interference, mobility
  • 5G requirements for Core: Network topology, cloud architectures, big data analytics
  • 5G service platforms
Part 3 – 5G 3GPP Physical Layer Procedures
  • 3GPP Physical layer procedures for control signaling
  • Synchronization signals and reference signals structure
  • Cell search procedure
  • SS/PBCH structure
  • Random access preamble formats – initial beam establishment
  • Downlink control signaling
  • Uplink control signaling
  • Overview power control
  • Overview transmit timing control
  • 3GPP physical procedures for user data transmissions
  • Reference signals (DMRS, CSI-RS, TRS, PTRS, SRS)
  • MAC HARQ codebook principles
  • Code Block Group (CBG) based retransmissions
  • Scheduler functionality for UL and DL
  • Scheduler resource allocation (time-frequency grid)
Part 4 – 5G MIMO – Beamforming
  • Massive MIMO general introduction
  • Beamforming and spatial multiplexing principles
  • MIMO/Beamforming modules
  • Codebook vs non-codebook transmissions
  • The new concept of Grid of Beams (GoB)
  • Analog vs. digital beamforming
5G New Radio Training5G New Radio Training Course Wrap-Up