5G Wireless Training: Layers 1, 2, 3

5G/5G+ Wireless Technologies Training
  • Course:5G Wireless Training: Layers 1, 2, 3
  • Course ID:5G-TF1 Duration:4-5 days Where: Your Office (7+ Persons)
  • Available as a private, customized course for your group at your offices or ours and in some cases as a WebLive(TM) class.

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Course Outline

5G Wireless Training: Layers 1, 2, 3

 

 5G Wireless Training: History and Standardization of 4G Communications Systems

 

  • 5G Business Opportunities
  • ITU Requirements and Technologies
    • IMT-2000 Requirements and Technologies
    • IMT-Advanced Requirements and Technologies
  • 3GPP LTE Standardization Process and Status

 

5G Wireless Training: Review of Key LTE and LTE-Advanced Concepts

 

  • LTE Network Architecture and Components
    • UE
    • eNB
    • MME, S-GW, P-GW, PCRF, HSS
  • LTE and LTE-Advanced Air Interface Basics
    • LTE Physical Layer
    • LTE RRC and RLC Layers
    • LTE Network Entry
  • LTE-Advanced Specifications
    • LTE Release 11 Features
    • LTE Release 12 Features
    • LTE Release 13 Features
    • LTE Release 14 Features (LTE Advanced-Pro)

 

5G Wireless Training: 5G Requirements and Services

 

  • ITU IMT 2020
    • Process and Timeline
    • ITU 5G Use Cases
    • IMT Technologies between 6 and 100 GHz
  • 5G NGMN Requirements
    • User Experience
    • System Performance
    • Device Requirements
    • 5G Enhanced Services
    • Network Operation, Deployment, and Management
  • METIS 5G Generic Services and Requirements
    • xMBB: Extreme Mobile BroadBand
    • uMTC: Ultrareliable Machine Type Communication
    • mMTC: Massive Machine Type Communication
  • 5G Wireless Objectives
    • Capacity Increase
    • Variety of Services and Applications
    • Variety of Device Types
    • Saving Energy

 

5G Wireless Training: 5G Technology Drivers

 

  • RAN Sharing
  • Green Communications
  • Network Densification
    • Small Cell Development
    • HetNet Development
  • Millimeter Wave (mWave), High Frequencies
  • Massive MIMO
  • Software Defined Networking (SDN)
  • Cloud RAN
  • Device to Device Communications
  • Internet of Things (IOT)
    • Machine to Machine (M2M)
  • Backhaul Development
  • Device Centric Architecture
  • 3GPP LTE 5G Network Services
    • Massive Internet of Things (IOT)
    • Critical Communications
    • Enhanced Mobile Broadband
    • Network Operation
    • C-V2X Communications
    • Private LTE
    • Context Aware Networks
    • Self Backhaul
    • Energy Efficiency
    • NS-SS (Spectrum Sharing)
    • GigaBit LTE
    • Augmented Reality (AR)
    • Virtual Reality (VR)

 

5G Wireless Training: Overall Architecture

 

  • Architecture
    • gNB and ng-eNB Functionalities
    • AMF Functionalities
    • AMF Functionalities
    • UPF Functionalities
    • SMF Functionalities
  • 5G Network Interfaces
    • NG Interface
    • Xn Interface
  • 5G Radio Protocol Architecture
    • Control Plane
    • User Plane
  • Multi-RAT Dual Connectivity
  • 5G: Channel Model
    • 5G Channel Models outside 3GPP
    • Coordinated Systems
    • Antenna Modeling
    • Path Loss
    • Penetration Loss
    • Fast Fading Models
    • Link Level Channel Model Evaluation
      • CDL Model (Clustered Delay Line)
      • TPL Model (Tapped Delay Line)
    • Map-Based Hybrid Channel Models

 

5G Wireless Training: 5G NR Radio Requirements

 

  • 5G Spectrum
    • 5G Frequency Bands
      • Sub-6GHz
      • cmW
      • mmW
    • Spectrum Management
      • Spectrum Sharing
      • Dynamic Spectrum Access
      • Cognitive Radio
  • UE 5G NR Radio Requirements
  • Base Station 5G NR Radio Requirements
  • Common UE and BS Radio Requirements

 

5G Wireless Training: 5G New Radio (NR) Layer 1

 

  • 5G NR Waveform
    • Cyclic Prefix OFDM (CP-OFDM)
    • Cyclic Prefix OFDM (CP-OFDM) with DFT Spreading
  • 5G NR Frame Structure
  • 5G NR Numerology
  • 5G NR DownLink
    • DL Transmission Scheme
    • DL PHY Shared Channels
    • DL PHY Control Channels
    • DL PHY Signals
    • DL PHY Synchronization Signals
    • 5G NR DL Procedures
      • Power Control
      • HARQ
      • Cell Search
      • Link Adaptation
    • 5G NR Modulation Techniques
      • π/2-BPSK
      • BPSK
      • QPSK
      • 16QAM
      • 64QAM
      • 256QAM
    • 5G NR Channel Coding
      • Coding Techniques
        • LDPC
        • Polar Coding
      • Small Block Channel Coding
      • CRC Calculation
      • Rate Matching
      • Control channel Coding
      • Broadcast Channel Coding
  • 5G NR UpLink
    • UL Transmission Scheme
    • UL PHY Shared Channels
    • UL PHY Control Channels
    • UL Random Access
    • UL PHY Signals
    • UL Procedures
      • Link Adaptation
      • Power Control
      • HARQ
      • UL Timing Control
    • 5G NR Modulation Techniques
      • π/2-BPSK
      • BPSK
      • QPSK
      • 16QAM
      • 64QAM
      • 256QAM
    • 5G NR Channel Coding
      • Coding Techniques
        • LDPC
        • Polar Coding
      • Small Block Channel Coding
      • CRC Calculation
      • Rate Matching
      • Control channel Coding
      • Random Access Channel Coding
  • 5G NR Carrier Aggregation
    • Supplemental Channels
  • 5G NR Transport Channels
  • PHY Layer Measurement
  • Duplexing in 5G NR
  • LTE-5G NR Coexistence
  • Dual Connectivity

 

5G Wireless Training: 5G NR Layer 2

 

  • Layer 2 Overall Overview
  • 5G NR MAC Sublayer
    • Services and Functions
    • Logical Channels
    • HARQ
    • Transport Channels
  • 5G MAC Procedures
    • Random Access Procedure
    • DL Data Transfer
    • UL Data Transfer
    • Discontinuous Reception (DRX)
    • Semi Persistent Scheduling (SPS)
  • MAC PDU Formats
  • 5G NR Radio Link Control (RLC) Architecture
    • RLC ARQ Procedure
    • RLC PDU Format and Structure
  • 5G NR Packet Data Convergence Protocol (PDCP) Architecture
  • Service Data Protocol (SDAP) Sublayer
  • New AS Sublayer
  • Carrier Aggregation
  • Dual Connectivity
  • Bandwidth Adaptation
  • Supplementary Uplink
  • 5G NR Radio Resource Control
    • RRC States
      • RRC Idle State
      • RRC Inactive State
      • RRC Active State
  • NG Identities
  • NR Mobility
    • Intra-NR
    • Inter-RAT
    • Roaming
  • Scheduling
    • Basic Scheduling in 5G NR
    • DL Scheduling
    • UL Scheduling
  • UE Power Saving
  • 5G NR QoS Architecture
  • 5G NR Security
  • Self-Optimization (SoN) and Self-Configuration

 

5G Wireless Training: 5G NR Layer 3

 

  • RAN-CN Interfaces
  • 5G: The New Core
    • Standalone and Non-Standalone 5G Networks
      • Tight Interworking with LTE
    • Cloud RAN (C-RAN)
    • Collaborative Communications Protocols
    • Virtualization and Software Defined Networking (SDN)
      • The SDN Concept
      • OpenFlow Protocol
      • Network Functions Virtualization (NFV)
      • NFV MANO: Management and Orchestration
      • vRAN /C-RAN
      • RRH (BBU) – Remote Radio Head (Baseband Unit)
    • Internet of Things (IoT)
      • Alternative Technology Solutions
      • NB-IoT, Sigfox
      • Data Analytics
      • IoT Security Challenges and Solutions
    • Management and Orchestration for 5G Networks
      • Distributed Vs. Centralized Network Architecture Management
      • SON: Self Organized Network
      • Cloud Orchestration Platform (e.g., OpenStack and Ryu Controller)
    • ICN: Information Centric Networking
      • The ICN Concept
      • Novel Topologies to Support Edge-based Storage and Computing
      • NDN: Named Data Networking
      • CCN: Content Centric Network
      • Security Aspects
    • 5G Connectivity Concepts
      • D2D
      • V2X
      • Multi-connectivity
    • Tight Interworking with LTE
  • NR Vertical Support
    • IMS Voice
    • Network Slicing
    • Resource Isolation and Management
    • PWS
    • URLLC

 

5G Wireless Training: 5G NR Advanced Features

 

  • Advanced MIMO and Beamforming
    • 3D Beamforming and Diversity
    • Beam Management
    • CSI Management
    • MIMO Schemes
    • Reference Signals
    • Quasi Co-location (QCL)
  • Network Coordination and Advanced Receiver
  • Interference Management
  • Millimeter-Wave Beamforming
  • Cognitive Radio Small-Cells
  • IOT Support
  • eMTC Cat-M1
  • NB-IOT Cat-B1

 

5G Wireless Training: 5G Advancement beyond NR (Release 16)

 

  • 5G Waveform Candidates
    • Generalized Frequency Division Multiplex (GFDM)
    • Cyclic Prefix OFDM (CP-OFDM)
    • Filter Bank Multicarrier (FBMC)
    • Filtered OFDM (f-OFDM)
    • Windowed OFDM (W-OFDM)
    • Universal Filtered Multicarrier (UFMC)
    • Sparse Code Multiple Access (SCMA)
    • Non-orthogonal Multiple Access (NOMA)
    • Resource Spread Multiple Access (RSMA)
  • NS-SS (Spectrum Sharing)
  • LAA / eLAA / MuLTEFire
  • IOT Advancements
    • LTE-based Evolution
      • FeMTC
      • eFeMTC
    • NB-IOT evolution
      • eNB-IOT
      • FeNB-IOT

 

Wrap-up: Course Recap and Discussion

Course Overview

Course in a Nutshell

5G Wireless Training: Layers 1, 2, 3 opens with a review of the 5G wireless standardization history, key concepts from LTE and LTE-Advanced, 5G wireless objectives and requirements, and 5G wireless technology drivers. We will follow this with a deep dive into 5G Wireless Layer 1, Layer 2, and Layer 3. The course content is continually updated to keep it synched with the 5G wireless state-of-the-art. You will go away from the course having acquired a solid understanding of 5G Wireless Layers 1 to 3.

 

Customize It!

We can adapt 5G Wireless Training: Layers 1, 2, 3 to your specific needs or interests by including or excluding certain topics, making it shorter or longer, or by making it more or less technical as needed.

Audience / Prerequisites

Aimed At

Telecommunications equipment vendors, operators, and others whose job requires staying abreast with the evolving 5G wireless technology.

 

Prerequisites

LTE / LTE-A Deep Dive: RAN and Core (LTE-DIVE, 4 days)