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Who should attend?
The course is intended for anyone who needs detailed technical information on radio transmission based on WCDMA HSDPA/HSUPA.

Course Content

  1. Introduction:
    • Packet Data Access in R99.
    • HSDPA Characteristics.
    • HSUPA Characteristics.
  2. Architecture and Protocols:
    • Radio Resource Management.
    • Protocol Architecture.
    • Impact on UTRAN Interfaces.
    • Protocol States.
  3. HSDPA Channels:
    • High Speed – Downlink Shared Channel (HS-DSCH).
    • High speed – Physical Downlink Shared Channel (HS-PDSCH).
    • High Speed – Shared Control Channel (HS-SCCH).
    • High Speed – Dedicated Physical Control Channel (HS-DPCCH).
    • Associated PDCHs.
    • Fractional DPCH (F-DPCH).
  4. HSDPA Operation:
    • Link Adaptation.
    • HS-DSCH Coding and HARQ.
    • Serving HS-DSCH Cell Change.
    • Measurements.
    • Compressed Mode.
    • Terminal Capabilities.
  5. HSUPA Channels:
    • Enhanced – Dedicated Channel E-DCH.
    • Enhanced – Dedicated Physical Data Channel (E-DPDCH).
    • Enhanced – Dedicated Physical Control Channel (E-DPCCH).
    • E-DCH HARQ Indicator Channel (E-HICH).
    • E-DCH Relative Grant Channel (E-RGCH).
    • E-DCH Access Grant Channel (E-AGCH).
  6. HSUPA Operation:
    • E-DCH Channel Coding.
    • HARQ.
    • Two TTI Lengths.
    • Measurements.
    • MAC-es and MAC-e.
    • E-TFC Selection.
    • HSUPA Scheduling.
    • Serving E-DCH Cell Change.
    • Compressed Mode.
    • Terminal Capabilities.
  7. HSPA+.
    • Multi-antenna Transmission: Multiple Input Multiple Output (MIMO).
    • Higher Order Modulation (64 QAM DL, 16 QAM UL).
    • Continuous Packet Connectivity (CPC).
    • Enhanced FACH.
    • Enhanced RACH.
    • Fast Dormancy.
    • HSPA voice support (VoIP over HSPA, CS Voice over HSPA).
    • Flatter Architecture.
    • Integrated RNC/Node B.
    • HSPA Multicarrier Operation.
    • Terminal Capabilities.

Course Objectives
HSDPA (High Speed Downlink Packet Access) and HSUPA (High Speed Uplink Packet Access) are the next big steps in upgrading WCDMA/UMTS networks. These two new radio capabilities enable a new set of packet-based services to go wireless in an efficient way. This training concentrates on the differences that HSDPA/HSUPA has brought to WCDMA radio access. (More detailed information about WCDMA radio can be obtained from other courses.)

Intermediate knowledge of WCDMA/UMTS.

Training Structure
Two-day training divided into logical sessions.

Instructor-led training.

This course will be very useful in my daily work.

Mr. Leopoldino Ferreira, Unitel Angola

Very well organized training programmes.

Mr. Mihnea Teodorescu, Cosmote, RO

Good direct connection between course material and real problems.

Mr. Alex Konstantopoulos, Cosmote, GR

I am very impressed with the trainer's knowledge and experience.

Mr. Mouin Al Saghir, Vivacell

Really practical and very fruitful training.

Mr. Niroj Raya, NCell Nepal

I feel like the trainer is the best professor and mentor one can have.

Ms. Ledia Meici, AMC Albania

Trainer understands local market experience.

Mr. Andrew Sweetman, Wataniya

Excellent, knowledgeable trainer, open to communication.

Mr. Dmitrii Kropotov, Tele2 Russia

Excellent knowledge from the trainer.

Ms. Catherine Barman, Swisscom

I can proudly recommend these courses for others as well.

Mr. Tarvo Jammer, Elisa Estonia

Unique training covering the most important areas of my work.

Mr. Eldar Mursaqulov, Azercell

Excellent methodology of teaching. Simple and easy to understand training.

Mr. Arben Shabani, PTK Kosovo

Very effective training methods.

Ms. Erjona Xhemali, AMC Albania

More than excellent course!

Ms. Inessa Mijiferjyan, Vivacell

Great teacher with deep knowledge and experience.

Mr. Philippe Wrzecionek, TATA

The trainer is capable of answering all my questions.

Ms. Ana Gheorghe, Vodafone RO

Trainer adapted to the expectations of the audience.

Mr. Antoine Blanchet, Monaco Telecom

Deep and detailed topic analysis.

Mr. Mohamed Sabry, Vodafone Egypt

The course covers all the impacted areas.

Ms. Gratia Scanteie, Vodafone, RO

The training exceeded my expectations.

Ms. Irida Gjashta, AMC Albania

Highly professional trainer with lots of practical experience. Friendly and open.

Ms. Olga Rudnicka, Tele2 Latvia

Overwhelming knowledge and expertise. Interactive and enjoyable learning.

Mr. Ashish Shrestha, NCell Nepal

Good class notes and great examples.

Mr. Ghaffar Masood, Mobilink Pakistan

The best training ever.

Mr. Timur Zagretdinov, MTT Russia

Trainer understands local market experience.

Mr. Andrew Sweetman, Wataniya

Professional, high-quality trainer.

Mr. Gagik Shatveryan, Vivacell

Trainer is open for comments and discussion.

Ms. Natalya Nerubenko, Life Ukraine

The whole course was very valuable.

Mr. Sayyid Ali, Dhiraagu Maldives

A good approach to a complex problem.

Ms. Horia Catrinoiu, Vodafone RO

A lot of useful materials and knowledge.

Mr. Shukhrat Khaydar, UCell

Excellent exercises!

Mr. Muhammad Ali, Mobilink Pakistan

Trainer was able to answer practical questions.

Mr. Daniel Krolikowski, Play Poland

Course covers all important issues and presents relevant examples.

Mr. Mohamed Kamel, Vodafone Egypt

Regardless of technology I received theoretical and practical answers.

Mr. Kosta Pribić, T-Mobile Croatia

Very clear explanations.

Ms. Tatyana Krasyuk, Life Ukraine

Perfect course.

Mr. Arseniy Mazanik, Beeline Russia

Many different people from different operators can share their problems and ideas.

Mr. Omar El-Fiky, Vodafone Egypt

Training was above expectations!

Mr. Ariel Haxhiu, Eagle Mobile, AL

A clear picture of GSM switching and signalling.

Ms. Anette Chale, mCel Mozambique

Experienced trainer. Excellent descriptions.

Mr. Ahmad Doar, Mobily, KSA

Experienced trainer. Real cases with references to recommendations.

Mr. David Curkan, T-Mobile Croatia

Good logical structure of the course and explanation.

Ms. Elena Shevtsova, Beeline, KZ

Seminar entirely for Telecommunication operators. A lot of issues covered.

Ms. Pinelopi Tragoudara, Vodafone GR

Everyone gets individual attention from the trainer.

Ms. Inga Tomsone, Tele2 Latvia

Trainers have passion to teach & impart knowledge.

Mr. Kanchan Chitrakar, Ncell Nepal

Training provides useful methods to analyze real protocols.

Mr. Seema Karn, NCell Nepal

The training is completely excellent.

Mr. Philipp Korostelev, Beeline Moscow

Amazing, more than excellent, audience-oriented trainer.

Mr. Evgeniy Dmitriev, Astelit Ukraine

The course exceeded my expectations. Hats off!

Mr. Adnan Syed, Mobily

Excellent course and instructor.

Mr. Nikolay Suetin, Beeline Russia

I received a lot of useful information which I use in my work every day.