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KPIs in UMTS+HSPA

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Who Should Attend?

The main target group of this training is network operator staff involved in the optimisation of UMTS + HSPA networks or improving networkperformance, as well as system vendors involved in second and third level troubleshooting activities.


Course Content

  1. UMTS Network.
    • Quality in UMTS Networks.
    • UMTS Evolution.
    • UMTS Protocols.
    • Performance Data.
    • Key Performance Indicators.
  2. Call/Connection Analyses.
    • Service Concept, Call Establishment, and Call Release.
    • PS Traffic in UTRAN and Examples of practical protocol trace.
    • NAS Procedures.
  3. Mobility.
    • Handover Types and Measurements.
    • Soft and Hard Handover.
    • SRNC Relocation
    • HO Parameter Verification.
  4. Quality.
    • Resources in UTRAN.
    • ATM, Throughput measurements, and Radio Measurements.
    • Codes, Quality, and Load-related KPI.
    • Air Interface Quality and Load Verification.
  5. HSPA.
    • General Aspects; HSDPA and HSUPA.
    • Examples of practical protocol trace.
  6. Optimizing UTRAN.
    • General Aspects.
    • Idle Mode.
    • Connected Mode.
    • Interworking with GSM.
    • Site Configuration Analysis.
    • HCS.

Course Objectives

This course provides guidance on how to measure and optimise end-to-end network performance, service quality and the customer experience of UMTS + HSPA networks, with the main focus on UTRAN.Important KPIs to measure performance in the UTRAN are introduced and evaluated. The course contains a planning part, in which specific parameter settings and setting combinations which influence the system operation are discussed. The course also contains a section of practical application, in which call flow examples based on protocol traces are analyzed.

 

Prerequisites

Participants should have a good knowledge of UMTS and HSPA air interface and planning concepts.

 

Training Structure

Three-day training divided into logical sessions.

 

Methodology

Instructor-led training.

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Training provides useful methods to analyze real protocols.

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A clear picture of GSM switching and signalling.

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Excellent course and instructor.