Certification in Long Term Evolution (LTE) Networks
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Certification in Long Term Evolution (LTE) Networks

Comprehensive program with a certification exam in 4G telecom technology LTE for Telecom Professionals and Students
3.9 (18 ratings)
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57 students enrolled
Last updated 12/2014
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Includes:
  • 2.5 hours on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • 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.
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Requirements
  • Candidates undergoing this program should have basic understanding of mobile telecom network technologies like GSM, CDMA and WCDMA .
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.
Who is the target audience?
  • Telecom Professionals
  • Electrical/Elertronics/Telecom/IT Engineering Students
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Curriculum For This Course
19 Lectures
02:31:14
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Long Term Evolution Network Architecture
2 Lectures 12:47

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
Preview 05:12

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+
Preview 07:35
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LTE Air Interface (Part 1)
3 Lectures 21:49

This lecture covers the following topics:

  • Principle of OFDM
  • OFDM Operation


Principle of OFDM
07:04

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
Multipath Propagation and Inter Symbol Interference (ISI)
07:11

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
OFDMA and SC-FDMA
07:34
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LTE Air Interface (Part 2)
3 Lectures 21:52

    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
Data Protection and Channel Coding
06:14

This lecture covers the following topics:

  • Different Methods of FEC:
    • Interleaving
    • Turbo Coding
  • Error Correction Technique::
    • ARQ
    • HARQ
Interleaving and Turbo Coding & Error Correction Technique
06:07

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

Modulation Schemes used in LTE
09:31
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Signalling in LTE Network
3 Lectures 25:02

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
S1 and X2 Interfaces
10:17

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
LTE Radio Interface & LTE UE States
06:36

This lecture covers the following topics:

  • LTE Channels and Signals: Downlink
  • Modulation Schemes Used in LTE
LTE Channels and Signals & Modulation Schemes Used in LTE
08:09
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LTE Power Control and MIMO
3 Lectures 21:37

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
CBRA and CFRA Procedures
07:08

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
Power Control and MIMO
09:45

This lecture covers the following topics:

  • LTE Transmission Modes
LTE Transmission Modes
04:44
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Radio Resource Management
2 Lectures 17:35

This lecture covers the following topics:

  • Introduction of RRC
  • RRC Protocol Model
  • RRC Functions and Procedures
  • Important RRC Messages (MIBs & SIB)
RRC Functions and Procedures & Important RRC Messages
10:57

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
Paging and Cell Search Procedures
06:38
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Mobility Management
3 Lectures 30:32

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)
Scheduling in LTE
12:28

This lecture covers the following topics:

  • Mobility in LTE:
    • Mobility in LTE IDLE mode:
      • Cell selection procedure
      • Cell re-selection procedure
Mobility in LTE Idle Mode
07:40

This lecture covers the following topics:

  • LTE Measurement reports (Events)
  • Mobility in LTE connected mode:
    • X2-based Handover
    • S1-based Handover
    • Inter-RAT handover
Mobility in LTE Connected Mode
10:24
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Certification Exam
0 Lectures 00:00

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.

Final Certification Exam
50 questions
About the Instructor
Cognitel Training Services
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79 Students
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Information Communication Technology Training Company

Cognitel is India’s leading and premier Information Communication Technology (ICT) training and consulting organization. From its year of inception, Cognitel has delivered cutting edge technical and business training to large fortune 500 companies. 

Cognitel’s fast growing list of clients include companies across the world like Airtel (India, Africa, Bangladesh), Vodafone (India), Etisalat (Middle-East), AXIS (Indonesia), Viva (Bahrain), Telenor (India), Ericsson (India), Huawei (India), Alcatel Lucent (India, Romania), Indus Towers (India), Bharti Infratel (India), American Towers (India), India Infoline (India), Tech Mahindra (India), Gulf Business Machines (Bahrain), Brolaz (Angola), Evalue Serve (India), Telesonic (India), Infosys (India), Wipro (India), Hero MotoCorp (India), etc.

Cognitel is associated with Government Institutions like Indian Institute of Corporate Affairs (IICA) and Telecom Sector Skill Council (TSSC). Cognitel is a content development partner of Confederation of Indian Industry (CII).

Cognitel is in its 7th year of operation and has been able to carve an independent presence of itself, in the education market.

  • Cognitel is one of the few companies in the world, who has built a state of art ICT Lab (test bed of BTS, BSC, RAN, Transcoder, Routers, Switches, Firewall, MUX, MW, etc.) at Gurgaon
  • Cognitel is probably the first company to host the ICT lab on cloud, which means, the students can access the lab, remotely. This does not limit us to only telecom, but extend our facilities to IT trainings, such as VMware, Cloud Infrastructure, Servers and Storage, etc.
  • Cognitel is a Registered Education Provider (R.E.P.) with Project Management Institute (P.M.I.), United States for delivering trainings related to Project Management. 
  • Cognitel is Huawei India's Learning Partner, for delivering training to Huawei's employees, customers and vendors.
  • Cognitel is affiliated with Axelos and PeopleCert for PRINCE2 and ITIL Trainings and Examinations, SCRUMstudy for Scrum and Agile Certifications, 6sigmastudy for Quality Management Certifications