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IMS Core Architecture & Signalling Protocols

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Who Should Attend?

This is advanced signalling course intended for network engineers, network planning tuning staff, and anyone who needs to broaden his/her knowledge about IMS architecture, the role of SIP and Diameter in Multimedia over IP Systems.


Course Scope

  1. Introduction to IMS Concept & Architecture.
    • Introduction to IMS.
    • Network & Services Evolution brought by IMS.
    • Deployment outlook.
  2. Technical Aspects of IMS.
    • IMS standardisation.
    • IMS architecture & functional elements.
    • IMS identities.
    • Charging aspects in IMS.
    • IMS interfaces & signalling protocols.
  3. SIP Fundamentals.
    • SIP main architecture.
    • SIP components (servers and clients) and their functions: SIP user agents (AU client and server).
    • SIP servers: proxy (statefull and stateless), redirect, registrar.
    • SIP location servers.
    • SIP gateways.
    • SIP message structure.
    • SIP requests and response codes.
    • SIP supporting IETF protocols (SAP, SDP).
    • SIP sessions: session setup, proxying and redirecting requests, address resolution, media negotiation via SDP.
    • SIP security.
    • General SIP message flow examples.
  4. Diameter Fundamentals.
    • Diameter architecture.
    • Diameter agents: Relay, Proxy, Redirection & Translation.
    • Diameter message structure.
    • Diameter peers and peers association.
    • Diameter user session.
    • Diameter accounting session concept.
  5. Detailed discussion of selected Diameter applications.
    • Cx, Dx.
    • Dh, Sh.
  6. Policy and Charging Architecture.
    • Introduction to content-based charging and policy enforcement.
    • Online and offline charging.
    • PCC architecture.
    • Roaming aspects in PCC enforcement.
    • Gx, Gxx, Rx, Gy Diameter Applications and Procedures.
  7. IMS procedures over SIP & Diameter.
    • Registration (initial registration, re-registration, deregistration). 
    • IMS to IMS Call. 
    • Non-IMS to IMS call. 
    • IMS to non-IMS call.
  8. Q&A, open discussion.

Course Objectives

This technical, 4-day IMS training seminar provides the participants with a deep knowledge of IMS architecture and signalling protocols. It is recommended for technical staff with basic knowledge of wired and wireless telecommunication systems who need to deploy or maintain IMS network.

 

Prerequisites

None, but basic knowledge about IP is recommended.


Training Structure

Four-day training divided into logical sessions.


Methodology

Instructor-led training, presentation, and discussion; signalling trace analysis.

Trainer adapted to the expectations of the audience.

Mr. Antoine Blanchet, Monaco Telecom

Training provides useful methods to analyze real protocols.

Mr. Seema Karn, NCell Nepal

Good direct connection between course material and real problems.

Mr. Alex Konstantopoulos, Cosmote, GR

Really practical and very fruitful training.

Mr. Niroj Raya, NCell Nepal

Very clear explanations.

Ms. Tatyana Krasyuk, Life Ukraine

Good class notes and great examples.

Mr. Ghaffar Masood, Mobilink Pakistan

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

Ms. Ledia Meici, AMC Albania

I can proudly recommend these courses for others as well.

Mr. Tarvo Jammer, Elisa Estonia

Professional, high-quality trainer.

Mr. Gagik Shatveryan, Vivacell

Excellent knowledge from the trainer.

Ms. Catherine Barman, Swisscom

Everyone gets individual attention from the trainer.

Ms. Inga Tomsone, Tele2 Latvia

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

Mr. Omar El-Fiky, Vodafone Egypt

Regardless of technology I received theoretical and practical answers.

Mr. Kosta Pribić, T-Mobile Croatia

Amazing, more than excellent, audience-oriented trainer.

Mr. Evgeniy Dmitriev, Astelit Ukraine

A good approach to a complex problem.

Ms. Horia Catrinoiu, Vodafone RO

Very effective training methods.

Ms. Erjona Xhemali, AMC Albania

Trainer understands local market experience.

Mr. Andrew Sweetman, Wataniya

Unique training covering the most important areas of my work.

Mr. Eldar Mursaqulov, Azercell

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

Trainer was able to answer practical questions.

Mr. Daniel Krolikowski, Play Poland

Trainers have passion to teach & impart knowledge.

Mr. Kanchan Chitrakar, Ncell Nepal

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

Mr. Mouin Al Saghir, Vivacell

The training is completely excellent.

Mr. Philipp Korostelev, Beeline Moscow

A lot of useful materials and knowledge.

Mr. Shukhrat Khaydar, UCell

Very well organized training programmes.

Mr. Mihnea Teodorescu, Cosmote, RO

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

Mr. Arben Shabani, PTK Kosovo

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

Ms. Viktoriya Gusarova, Beeline RU

Excellent course and instructor.

Mr. Nikolay Suetin, Beeline Russia

Course covers all important issues and presents relevant examples.

Mr. Mohamed Kamel, Vodafone Egypt

Overwhelming knowledge and expertise. Interactive and enjoyable learning.

Mr. Ashish Shrestha, NCell Nepal

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

Ms. Olga Rudnicka, Tele2 Latvia

The best training ever.

Mr. Timur Zagretdinov, MTT Russia

Training was above expectations!

Mr. Ariel Haxhiu, Eagle Mobile, AL

More than excellent course!

Ms. Inessa Mijiferjyan, Vivacell

The trainer is capable of answering all my questions.

Ms. Ana Gheorghe, Vodafone RO

Experienced trainer. Excellent descriptions.

Mr. Ahmad Doar, Mobily, KSA

The course covers all the impacted areas.

Ms. Gratia Scanteie, Vodafone, RO

Trainer understands local market experience.

Mr. Andrew Sweetman, Wataniya

Great teacher with deep knowledge and experience.

Mr. Philippe Wrzecionek, TATA

Excellent, knowledgeable trainer, open to communication.

Mr. Dmitrii Kropotov, Tele2 Russia

Excellent exercises!

Mr. Muhammad Ali, Mobilink Pakistan

The training exceeded my expectations.

Ms. Irida Gjashta, AMC Albania

Perfect course.

Mr. Arseniy Mazanik, Beeline Russia

Trainer is open for comments and discussion.

Ms. Natalya Nerubenko, Life Ukraine

The course exceeded my expectations. Hats off!

Mr. Adnan Syed, Mobily

This course will be very useful in my daily work.

Mr. Leopoldino Ferreira, Unitel Angola

Deep and detailed topic analysis.

Mr. Mohamed Sabry, Vodafone Egypt

A clear picture of GSM switching and signalling.

Ms. Anette Chale, mCel Mozambique

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

Ms. Pinelopi Tragoudara, Vodafone GR

The whole course was very valuable.