Onsite Training: 4G LTE, LTE Advanced, VoLTE, WiMAX

Given the large number of our 4G LTE courses, we’ve divided them into three categories. (Those interested in the ‘other 4G’ will find our WiMAX courses listed here as well.) In view of LTE’s IP-based architecture, you may also want to check out the IP-related offerings included in our Telecom curriculum. If you have difficulty selecting the right LTE course for your need, just give us a call. That’s what we’re here for.

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You may also want to check out our Onsite Training: 5G Wireless, M2M, IoT, SDN, NFV, Cloud curriculum.
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LTE Advanced: A Quick Look at Releases 10 to 12

3GPP LTE Advanced (LTE-A) is intended to reach or surpass the ITU-R IMT-Advanced performance requirements. Many LTE operators call their Release 8 or 9 network a 4G network, but from the ITU standpoint, only those networks that comply with IMT-Advanced (Release 10 onward) are really 4G [see 1, 2].

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4G and NGN: It’s Déjà Vu All over Again. Again. And Maybe Even Again!

From the user/customer perspective, what are the vital success characteristics and capabilities for these technologies? Presence: logically or physically locating or hiding the location of individuals or assets. Preference: allowing someone to personalize, or customize the communications experience. For individual services it will be the subscriber who sets preferences but it may also be a manager, administrator following a policy or a collaborative effort.

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I Want My 4G Now: LTE vs. WiMAX. Not!

If one listens to industry analysts, it would seem the discussion on 4G is entirely about LTE vs. WiMAX. If only it were that simple. In going through the bill of materials for a 4G network, there is a very long way to go before reaching a decision of LTE vs. WiMAX.

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e-Learning – WiMAX Short Course

A 43-slide Power Point presentation that overviews the WiMAX network architecture, physical layer, and MAC layer.

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LTE Technology Overview for Technical Audiences (Course W-LTE2)

We start with the evolution of 3G UMTS to 4G LTE, followed by a detailed look at the major components of an LTE system and the motivations behind them.  The operational and design goals and challenges of an OFDM-based LTE system are explained. Current LTE frequency bands, overview of radio access, MAC architecture, downlink and uplink channel structure, LTE network access, SAE, and LTE services are discussed.

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