Mobile Broadband Transformation Training

Commitment 4 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


Mobile Broadband Transformation Training course covers 3GPP technologies and procedures for LTE TO 5G mobile broadband evolution. Learn about 3GPP technology enhancements and expansion of the LTE platform supporting next-generation cellular technology and mobile broadband transformation, ITU’s 5G standards (IMT2020). Learn about 3GPP enhancements and enablers supporting 5G services and RAN, transport, and core networks.

  • 4 days of Mobile Broadband Transformation Training with an expert instructor
  • Mobile Broadband Transformation Electronic Course Guide
  • Certificate of Completion
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee



Upon completing this Mobile Broadband Transformation Training course, learners will be able to meet these objectives:

  • List Mobile Broadband transformation and LTE / LTE-Advanced and evolution to
  • Illustrate Next Generation LTE, LTE-Advanced, LTE-Advanced Pro, and 5G System Architecture
  • Illustrate the architecture of 5G RAN, transport, and core networks
  • List the key 3GPP technology enhancements and enablers towards 5G
  • Describe the benefits of Proximity Services, C-RAN, Internet of Things (IoT), SDN and NFV
  • Describe the benefits of LTE-WiFi Radio Level Aggregation (LWA)
  • Describe the New LTE Access Scheme: Narrowband Internet of Things (NB-IoT)
  • Explain LTE Broadcast / Multicast techniques and future Terrestrial TV
  • Describe Vehicle to Vehicle (V2V) Services, V2X Services and Discovery and Device to Device (D2D)
  • Illustrate architecture enhancements for eMTC and NB-IoT
  • List 5G deployment options  including massive Machine Type Communication, and massive IoT
  • We can adapt this Mobile Broadband Transformation 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 Mobile Broadband Transformation course, we can omit or shorten their discussion.
  • We can adjust the emphasis placed on the various topics or build the Mobile Broadband Transformation 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 Mobile Broadband Transformation course in a manner understandable to lay audiences.

The target audience for this Mobile Broadband Transformation Training course:

  • All

The knowledge and skills that a learner must have before attending this Mobile Broadband Transformation Training course are:

  • None


Introduction to Mobile Broadband Transformation
  • Evolution of Mobile Broadband 5G Data Drivers
  • Mobile Broadband Application Development
  • Mobile Broadband Application Innovation
  • Internet of Things (IoT) and Machine-to-Machine (M2M)
  • Emerging Capabilities for the Internet of Things
  • Cloud Computing
  • Emerging of Network Function Virtualization (NFV) and Software Defined Networking (SDN)
  • HD Video Streaming
  • 4K/8K and 3D TV
  • Global Mobile Adoption
  • Critical Voice Support and VoLTE
  • Rich Communications Suite (RCS)
  • LTE Features for Public Safety (FirstNet)
  • Spectrum Sharing
  • FCC cell Siting Agreement
  • Exemption from the Section 106 review process
Introduction to LTE / LTE-Advanced
  • OFDMA and SC-FDMA Radio Access Technology
  • OFDMA and Scheduling
  • LTE Smart Antennas
  • LTE-Advanced Antenna Technologies
  • Overview LTE-Advanced: Carrier Aggregation, Advanced MIMO, HetNet etc.
  • Principles of Carrier Aggregation
  • Coordinated Multi-Point (CoMP)
  • User-Plane Congestion Management (UPCON)
  • Network-Assisted Interference Cancellation and Suppression (NAICS)
  • Multi-User Superposition Transmission (MUST)
  • Carrier Aggregation (CA) to Dual Connectivity (DC)
  • Evolution of CA (FDD/TDD CA, CA with up to 32 carriers)
  • Overview of the DC Concept and Split of Functionality
  • Control Plane and User Plane Architecture
  • TDD Harmonization
  • LTE-Advanced Relays
  • Proximity Services (Device-to-Device)
  • Heterogeneous Networks and Small Cells
  • Enhanced Intercell Interference Coordination
  • Dual Connectivity
  • Cloud Radio-Access Network (RAN) and Network Virtualization
  • Unlicensed Spectrum Integration
  • Dual Stack Mobile IPv6 and Proxy Mobile IPv6
  • Integration Technologies (SIPTO, LIPA, IFOM, MAPCON)
  • Evolved Packet Core (EPC)
  • Self-Organizing Networks (SON)
  • IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS)
  • VoLTE and RCS
  • ViLTE (Video over LTE)
LTE Unlicensed / LTE License Assisted Access (LAA)
  • Unlicensed versus Licensed Spectrum
  • Licensed Assisted Access (LAA) Techniques and Concepts
  • Listen-Before-Talk and Channel Access Procedures
  • Scheduling Principles and Hybrid ARQ for LAA
  • Radio Resource Management (Carrier Identification, Selection, etc.)
LTE-WiFi Radio Level Aggregation (LWA)
  • LWA Architecture, Protocol, and Bearer Types
  • LTE/WLAN Aggregation (LWA) concepts
  • Mobility Principles and Network Procedures
  • Comparison of LAA versus LWA
  • LTE Broadcast / Multicast Techniques and Future Terrestrial TV
Mobile Broadband Transformation Training –  Packet Core (EPC) Evolution
  • Architecture and Terminology
  • Principles, Entities, and Interfaces
  • Deployment Options and Roaming Architectures
  • Interworking with 3GPP and Non-3GPP Technologies
  • Cloud computing, SDN, and NFV
  • Cloud RAN (C-RAN), vEPC, and vIMS
Discovery and Device to Device (D2D) for Proximity Services
  • D2D Synchronization, Direct Discovery, and Direct Communication
  • D2D Deployment Scenarios and Uplink Access Scheme
  • ProSe Configuration, UE Capabilities, and Terminal Types
  • Details for Sidelink Physical Channel and Transport Channel
  • Configuration and Scheduling Procedures
  • UE-to-Network Relay
  • Proximity Service Architecture and Protocol
  • ProSe Reference Architecture and ProSe Functions
  • ProSe Protocol and Procedures for Discovery
  • ProSe Protocol and Procedures for Direct Communication and Relay
Vehicle-to-Vehicle (V2V) Services
  • V2X Applications (V2V, V2P, V2I etc), Scenarios and Requirements
  • V2X Spectrum and Coexistences with other Technologies (e.g. DSRC)
  • Sidelink Scheduling Enhancements for V2V Applications
  • Enhancements of Semi-Persistent Scheduling and QoS
  • Geo Location Aware Broadcast and Scheduling
  • Multi-Carrier-, Multi-Operator Support, and Roaming
Architecture Enhancements for V2X Services
  • V2X Reference Architecture
  • Unicast and Multicast V2X Transmission
  • Central V2X Server / eMBMS System
  • eNB Type Road Side Unit (Local MBMS Entity)
  • Service Authorization and Geo-Location Handling
  • V2V and V2X Protocol
LTE Machine Type Communication for the Internet of Things (IoT)
  • Overview M2M and IoT Systems
  • Low Complexity MTC UE Cat-0
  • Extended DRX and UE Power Saving Mode
  • 4 MHz Low Bandwidth Enhanced MTC System
  • Enhancements of Physical Channels to support eMTC
New LTE Access Scheme: Narrowband Internet of Things (NB-IoT)
  • Target Scenarios: In-band, Guard Band, and Stand-Alone
  • Downlink- and Uplink Physical Layer Access Schemes for NB-IoT
  • Overview of LTE System Enhancements to support NB-IoT
  • Procedure for System Information, Random Access, Scheduling
  • Overview of Functionality for MTC/IoT in Different Releases
  • Comparison of MTC/IoT Terminal Capabilities
Architecture Enhancements for eMTC and NB-IoT
  • Introduction Lightweight NB-IoT Architecture
  • Key Features and Functions
  • Options for Small Data Transfer (IP and Non-IP Data and SMS)
  • Control Plane Solutions and Attach without Bearer Activation
  • User Plane Optimization by RRC Suspension/Resumption
Mobile Broadband Transformation Training – 5G Overview
  • 5G Activities and Interest Groups (5GPPP, 5G Forum, 5GMF, IMT-2020 PG, …)
  • 5G Standardization Timeline (NGMN, ITU-R, 3GPP, …)
  • 5G Use Cases
  • Technology Options
  • 5G Architecture
  • Device Requirements
  • Enhanced Services
  • New Business Models
  • 5G Design Principles
  • Radio and Core Network
  • Operations & Management (O&M)
  • Frequency Bands and Spectrum Management Options
  • 5G Radio Access, Waveform, and Key Principles
  • Scheduling Format and Self-Contained Transmission
  • Air Interface Differences (eMBB, mMTC, and URLLC)
  • LTE-Assisted versus Stand-alone 5G Deployment
  • NR standard (3GPP RAN)
5G – Next-Generation System Architecture
  • 5G System Requirements and System Architecture
  • Architecture Evolution from EPC and Multi-RAT Support
  • User Plane and Control Plane Architecture
  • Dedicated Core Network (eMBB, mMTC, and URLLC) and Network Slicing
  • User Mobility and RRC / NAS State Model
  • Status of the NGCN standard (3GPP SA)
3GPP Standardization for 5G
  • 4G to 5G Evolution
  • The key ingredient for mobile broadband evolution in both 4G and 5G networks
  • Smalls Cells and Heterogeneous Networks (HetNet)
  • Neutral-Host Small Cells
  • Unlicensed Spectrum Integration
  • Smart Antennas and MIMO
  • 5G Use Cases (3GPP)
  • LTE and LTE-A Evolution to 5G Path
  • LTE and LTE-A Evolution Technologies for 5G
  • Expanding 5G Use Cases (3GPP and ITU)
The 3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP) Standardization towards 5G
  • LTE-Advanced, Rel-13
  • Active Antenna Systems (AAS)
  • Beamforming
  • Multi-Input Multi-Output (MIMO)
  • Self-Organizing Network (SON) aspects
  • Enhanced signaling
  • Coordinated Multi-Point Transmission and Reception (CoMP)
  • Carrier Aggregation (CA) enhancements
  • Support of up to 32 component carriers and Dual Connectivity (DC) enhancements
  • Improvements in Radio Access Network (RAN) sharing
  • Machine Type Communication (MTC)
  • Proximity Services (ProSe)
  • Licensed Assisted Access for LTE (LAA-LTE)
  • LTE Wireless Local Area Network (WLAN) Aggregation (LWA)
  • LTE radio bearer and Downlink (DL) Multi-User Superposition Transmission (MUST)
  • Wi-Fi integration enhancements
  • Network-Based IP Flow Mobility (NBIFOM) enhancements
  • Voice and video services over Wi-Fi
  • Mission Critical Enhancements
  • Mission Critical Voice over LTE for public safety
  • Mission Critical Push-to-Talk (MCPTT) over LTE for public safety
  • Dedicated Core (DECOR)
  • Monitoring Enhancement (MONTE) for MTC services
  • Enhancements to MBMS, ProSe, and group communications
  • Network-related services
  • Enhancements to User Plane Congestion Management (UPCON)
  • Application Specific Congestion Control for Data Communication (ACDC
  • Enhancements for Service Capability Exposure (AESE)
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