5G RAN: Technology and Planning Training

Commitment 5 Days, 7-8 hours a day.
Language English
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Delivery Options Instructor-Led Onsite, Online, and Classroom Live


In this in-depth five-day 5G RAN: Technology and Planning Training workshop, you will study what 5G is, 5G wireless standards, 5G RAN technologies and preliminary planning issues. The 5G RAN: Technology and Planning Training course is continually updated to synch with the state-of-the-art of technology, standards, and planning techniques.

  • 5 days of 5G RAN: Technology and Planning Training with an expert instructor
  • 5G RAN: Technology and Planning Electronic Course Guide
  • Certificate of Completion
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee



Upon completing this 5G RAN: Technology and Planning Training course, learners will be able to meet these objectives:

  • Describe 5G wireless and its objectives, requirements, and major services and applications.
  • Describe the 5G standards and proposals
  • Describe the 5G wireless RAN technologies
  • Describe the 5G wireless planning issues and techniques and its cooperation with LTE-A
  • We can tailor this 5G RAN Training workshop to include or exclude certain topics, to make it shorter or longer, or to make it more or less technical to suit your audience.
  • If you are familiar with some aspects of this 5G RAN: Technology and Planning Training course, we can omit or shorten their discussion.
  • We can adjust the emphasis placed on the various topics or build the 5G RAN: Technology and Planning course  around the mix of technologies of interest to you (including technologies other than those included in this outline).
  • 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 RAN: Technology and Planning course in a manner understandable to lay audiences.

The target audience for this 5G RAN: Technology and Planning Training course:

  • This 5G RAN workshop will benefit technical specialists, network planners, hardware/software designers, and others in business or government who need to understand the 5G technology and planning issues in some depth.

The knowledge and skills that a learner must have before attending this 5G RAN: Technology and Planning course are:

  • Basic knowledge of the current wireless and mobile communications systems and standards including LTE and LTE-A.


Part 1: Introduction
  • What is 5G
  • Why 5G?
  • How 5G will differ from 4G
  • 5G technical objectives
  • Major requirements for 5G RAN and Core
  • 5G services and applications
  • Roadmap to 5G
5G RAN: Technology and Planning Training – Part 2: 5G Standards
  • 3GPP standards for 5G: Features and technical proposals
  • 5GPPP partnership
  • 5G Americas
  • Chinese alliance
  • IEEE approach
  • ETSI
  • ITU-T
  • LPWAN approach
  • European Union FP7
Part 3: 5G RAN Technologies Overview
  • Machine-to-Machine (M2M) communications
  • Device-to-Device (D2D) communications
  • IoT and 5G
  • Cloud Radio Access Networks (C-RAN)
  • LoRA alliance/LoRAWAN technology
  • Sigfox technology
  • Short-range wireless: ZigBee, Z-Wave, Bluetooth
  • Software Defined Radio (SDR)
  • Unlicensed band for 5G; cognitive radios
  • Mobile Ad-hoc Networks (MANET) for 5G smart sensors
  • mmWave (Millimeter Wave) approach
Part 4: 5G RAN: Proposed Technologies
  • The available 5G spectrum
  • The propagation model for 2.5 GHz, 3.6 GHz, 5 GHz, 26 GHz, and 60 GHz
  • LTE-TDD overview
  • LTE-LAA technology
  • 5G air interface overview
  • Pros and cons of new radio access technologies: GFDM, FBMC, UFMC, f-OFDM, NOMA (Non-Orthogonal Multiple access), RSMA (Resource Spread Multiple Access (RSMA)
  • Self-Organized Networks (SON)
  • Modulation enhancements
  • Adaptive modulation and coding enhancements
  • Interference Cancellation (IC): Mitigation features and algorithms
  • Single frequency full duplex radio technologies
  • Beam-forming and massive MIMO technology
  • Heterogeneous Networks (Het-Nets)
  • Radio Resource Management (RRM)
Part 5: 5G Preliminary Planning
  • 3GPP LTE-A optional features for enabling 5G
  • Smart cells: Small cell approach (available optional features)
  • Li-Fi for 5G indoor
  • Planning LTE-A for 5G coverage: Link budget analysis up to 5GHz spectrum
  • Planning 5G coverage: Link budget analysis for mmWave
  • Planning Li-Fi parameters and channel modeling
  • NB-IoT technology air interface description (MAC and physical layer)
  • LTE-A planning for IoT coexistence: Capacity and coverage
  • Improving RACH accessibility for LTE-A and IoT
  • Li-Fi small cells indoor planning: Coverage and capacity considerations
  • 5G NB-IoT over satellite: Technical requirements and ITU recommendations
  • 5G NB-IoT over satellite: Parameter and planning configurations
5G RAN: Technology and Planning Training5G RAN: Technology and Planning Training Course Wrap-Up


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