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Backhaul End-to-end

  End-to-End Introduction     A high level overview of the topic and the briefing.   Quality of Service / Quality of Experience     A brief overview of multimedia QoS and QoE to set the stage for a better understanding of the application example.   QoS vs QoE Classes of Service (CoS) Three + 1 Models…

Backhaul Business & Technology

Introduction (15 minutes) A high level overview of the topic and the briefing.   Module 1: Market (1 hour) Mobile Backhaul is an essential piece of the wireless connectivity puzzle. There are subtleties of implementation and technology choice which differentiate carriers and the services they provide. This Module describes the market for Mobile Backhaul.  …

LTE/SAE Fundamentals

Review of the 3GPP UMTS and HSPA Evolution UMTS architectural components Migration to all-IP packet mode HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+ Problems with the UMTS approach The LTE approach The drivers for LTE Capability goals and performance aims LTE Radio Access Network Architectural considerations Evolved NodeB (eNodeB) eNodeB functionality The radio interface requirements Interfaces: X2, S1 Implementation…

GD&T – Comprehensive

Drawings and Dimensioning Importance of engineering drawings Fundamental dimensioning rules: 2D and 3D applications Review of coordinate dimensioning and tolerancing History of GD&T and its benefits Quality issues: How GD&T fits into other standards The current GD&T standard: ASME Y14.5-2009 (as of this outline) Introduction to GD&T Symbols and Terms Definitions: Feature of size, actual…

LTE for Managers

Introduction What is LTE? Where it sits in the mobile communications environment The drivers for LTE The drivers for LTE Advanced How does it compare with UMTS, HSPA, and WiMAX? What does it add to UMTS, HSPA, and WiMAX? What is SAE? What LTE Is Designed to Achieve Performance aims Capability goals Architectural considerations Migration…

LTE Technology & Business

LTE/SAE Introduction Brief history of cellular “Packetization” of cellular networks In the beginning: A brief overview of GSM 2.5G evolution: GPRS and EDGE UMTS evolution: Enhancements in the context of market needs 3GPP releases (Release 99 up to Release 8) Evolution of 4G and the business factors driving this evolution Major players in the LTE…

GD&T: Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing

Day One: Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing Concepts   Dimensioning and Tolerancing Introductory Concepts. Dimensional control history. Dimensioning standardization and standards. The nature of variation, including process, tool wear, operator error, operator bias, material variations, ambient conditions, processing equipment differences, maintenance, inspection variation, and assembly variation. Plus/minus (±) tolerances and geometric tolerances. Title block tolerances. Local…

Frameworx & eTOM Overview

Introduction to Tele Management Forum What is the TM Forum? History How can it benefit you? Relationships with other industry groups and standardization organizations TM Forum Frameworx Objectives of the Frameworx program What Frameworx brings to the industry What Frameworx brings to you Introduction to the four Frameworks Business Process Framework: eTOM Issues addressed by…

LTE Air Interface Techniques

LTE/SAE Introduction Evolution of cellular networks 3GPP Releases (Release 99 to Release 8) EPS (E-UTRAN and EPC) logical architecture EPS interfaces EPC (Evolved Packet Core) architecture SAE/LTE interfaces Radio Interface Physical Layer Principles Propagation conditions Channel models Frequency selective channels Time dependent radio channels Multipath radio conditions: Delay, Doppler spectrum, multi-antenna channel model Dispersive channels:…

Backhaul Case Studies

Application Case Study Introduction Terrestrial TDM/SONET/SDH Backhaul Background: History and case study subject business and market overview. Drivers: Why did the case study subject make the decisions they made. Architecture: What is the system design for the case study application? Procurement and Implementation: How did the case study subject obtain and implement their application? Migration…