Certification in Long Term Evolution (LTE) Networks

Comprehensive program with a certification exam in 4G telecom technology LTE for Telecom Professionals and Students
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  • Lectures 19
  • Length 2.5 hours
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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Published 11/2014 English

Course Description

Program Introduction:

LTE Training program provides understanding of next Long Term Evolution (LTE) Networks. Participants gain an overview on the evolution, architecture, protocols, services and application of these networks. Also the comparative analysis between other 4G technologies is covered in telecom training course.

Candidates undergoing this program should have basic understanding of mobile telecom network technologies like GSM, CDMA and WCDMA .

After Completing LTE Telecom Training you shall be able to:

  • Define the evolution path of LTE networks with application areas
  • Explain and relate LTE Technology to Network Elements
  • Define the LTE network Architecture, interfaces and applications
  • Understand LTE Air Interface, Modulation schemes, Messages and Radio Resource Management.
  • Understand the traffic concepts of LTE Networks to manage & operate the Networks.
  • Explain the Mobility and session management principles.
  • Understand the functionality of LTE Packet core network elements.

What are the requirements?

  • Candidates undergoing this program should have basic understanding of mobile telecom network technologies like GSM, CDMA and WCDMA .

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Define the evolution path of LTE networks with application areas
  • Explain and relate LTE Technology to Network Elements
  • Define the LTE network Architecture, interfaces and applications
  • Understand LTE Air Interface, Modulation schemes, Messages and Radio Resource Management.
  • Understand the traffic concepts of LTE Networks to manage & operate the Networks.
  • Explain the Mobility and session management principles.
  • Understand the functionality of LTE Packet core network elements.

What is the target audience?

  • Telecom Professionals
  • Electrical/Elertronics/Telecom/IT Engineering Students

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Curriculum

Section 1: Long Term Evolution Network Architecture
05:12

The lecture covers the following topics :

  • LTE v/s 3G v/s 2G Networks
  • LTE/SAE Network Elements
    • eNodeB
    • LTE-UE
  • LTE Interfaces
    • X2 Interface
07:35

The lecture covers the following topics :

  • LTE/SAE Network Elements
    • Mobility Management Entity (MME)
    • Serving SAE Gateway
    • Packet Data Network (PDN) SAE Gateway
  • LTE Interfaces
    • S1-U
    • S1-MME
    • S6a
    • S11
    • S5/S8
    • S7
    • SGI
    • RX+
Section 2: LTE Air Interface (Part 1)
07:04

This lecture covers the following topics:

  • Principle of OFDM
  • OFDM Operation


07:11

This lecture covers the following topics:

  • Multipath Propagation and Inter Symbol Interference (ISI)
  • Cyclic Prefix
  • SCyclic Prefix – Types
  • Multi-carrier Modulation
  • OFDMA Symbol
  • Peak-to-Average Power Ratio in OFDMA
07:34

This lecture covers the following topics:

  • SC-FDMA Signal & Limitations of Single Carrier
  • Comparison of OFDMA and SC-FDMA
  • OFDMA Parameters
  • OFDMA Sub-carrier Types
Section 3: LTE Air Interface (Part 2)
06:14

    This lecture covers the following topics:

    • Importance of Data Protection
    • Concept of Channel Coding
    • Coding Algorithm (Block Codes, Conventional Codes)
    • Channel Coding Techniques:
      • Automatic Repeat Request (ARQ)
      • Forward Error Correction (FEC))
    • Different Methods of FEC:

      • Convolutional Codes
06:07

This lecture covers the following topics:

  • Different Methods of FEC:
    • Interleaving
    • Turbo Coding
  • Error Correction Technique::
    • ARQ
    • HARQ
09:31

This lecture covers the following topics:

  • Phase modulation
  • Forms of PSKs used in the LTE Network:
    • Quadrature Phase Shift Keying (QPSK)
    • 16 Point Quadrature Amplitude Modulation (16QAM)
    • 64 Point Quadrature Amplitude Modulation (64QAM)
  • Radio Interface Protocol Stack of LTE:

    User Plane

    Control Plane

Section 4: Signalling in LTE Network
10:17

This lecture covers the following topics:

  • S1 and X2 interfaces
  • LTE Radio Interface LTE states
  • Downlink Physical signal and channels
  • Uplink Physical signal and channels
  • Protocol Structure of S1-C or S1-MME
  • Protocol Structure of S1-U
  • S1 Interface Functions (Initial Context Setup, NAS Node
    Selection,Bearer Setup, Modification & Release, Paging, Mobility, Load Balancing)
  • X2 User Plane & Control Plane Protocol Structure
  • X2 Interface Functions
06:36

This lecture covers the following topics:

  • All Possible NAS and AS States in LTE
  • EMM (EPS Mobility Management) States
  • ECM (EPS Connection Mobility) States
  • RRC (Radio Resource Control) States
  • UE states in LTE
08:09

This lecture covers the following topics:

  • LTE Channels and Signals: Downlink
  • Modulation Schemes Used in LTE
Section 5: LTE Power Control and MIMO
07:08

This lecture covers the following topics:

  • Introduction of Random Access
  • Random Access Procedure
  • Cases where Random Access Procedure is required:
    • Initial Access
    • RRC Connected
    • Handover
  • Types of Random Access Procedure:
    • Contention Based Random Access (CBRA)
    • Contention Free Random Access (CFRA)
    • Handover
  • Contention Based Random Access (CBRA) Procedure steps
  • Contention Free Random Access (CFRA) Procedure steps
09:45

This lecture covers the following topics:

  • Power Control in LTE
  • Types of Power Control:
    • Closed Loop Power Control
    • Open Loop Power Control
  • Closed Loop Power Control process
  • Open Loop Power Control process
  • Multiple Inputs Multiple Outputs (MIMO)
  • Basic terminologies used in MIMO:
    • Transmission Layer
    • Spatial Multiplexing
    • Transmission Layer
    • Rank
    • PMI Pre-coding Matrix Indicator
    • Beamforming
04:44

This lecture covers the following topics:

  • LTE Transmission Modes
Section 6: Radio Resource Management
10:57

This lecture covers the following topics:

  • Introduction of RRC
  • RRC Protocol Model
  • RRC Functions and Procedures
  • Important RRC Messages (MIBs & SIB)
06:38

This lecture covers the following topics:

  • Introduction of Paging
  • Various cases where paging is required
  • Paging Occasion (PO) and Paging Frame (PF)
  • Paging Procedure
  • Cell Search Procedure
  • Various situations where a UE needs to go through the Cell Search Procedure
Section 7: Mobility Management
12:28

This lecture covers the following topics:

  • Scheduling
  • Types of scheduling (Dynamic, Persistent, Semi-persistent)
  • Bearers
  • Types of bearer:
    • Default bearer
    • Dedicated bearer (GBR and Non-GBR)
  • Aggregate Maximum Bit Rate (AMBR)
  • Allocation and Retention Priority (ARP)
  • Quality of Service (QoS)
  • QoS Class Identifier (QCI)
07:40

This lecture covers the following topics:

  • Mobility in LTE:
    • Mobility in LTE IDLE mode:
      • Cell selection procedure
      • Cell re-selection procedure
10:24

This lecture covers the following topics:

  • LTE Measurement reports (Events)
  • Mobility in LTE connected mode:
    • X2-based Handover
    • S1-based Handover
    • Inter-RAT handover
Section 8: Certification Exam
50 questions

The students are required to undergo the final certification exam after going though all the modules. The certfication exam is of 1 hour duration and would contain 50 questions.

The students need to score atleast 50% marks to clear the certification.

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Instructor Biography

Cognitel Training, Telecom and IT Training Company

Cognitel Training Services Pvt Ltd. is a focused Telecom and IT services company with specialization in Consulting, Research and Training. The Company is headquartered in India with presence in Kenya, Indonesia and Romania.

Cognitel’s fast growing list of clients comprise Fortune 500 Corporations and leading Educational institutions that offer Engineering and Telecom Management Programs.

Training – Cognitel's Training & Placement services is committed to creating high quality technical and managerial workforce for the Telecom and Information Technology industry. We are preferred learning partners for leading IT and Telecom companies across the globe to fulfill the training needs of their employees as well as their customers.

Consulting - Cognitel's Consulting Practice ranges from Strategy to Execution in the areas of Organizational design and development, Managed Services, Network Strategy, Operational Efficiencies, Market Growth, and Project Management. Our Consulting team comprises highly experienced individuals from the Telecom and IT Industries who have created a lasting impact on the industry with their individual contributions.

Research – Cognitel’s Research division aims to provide “applied” research across technology and business domains that enable our clients develop future strategies for their business. We deliver this service through an extensive analysis of data collected through primary and secondary research on behalf of our clients.

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