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LTE/EPC Signalling

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Who Should Attend?

This training is targeted at engineers who want learn about EPC/LTE.

 

Course Scope

  1. LTE Introduction.
    • 3GPP Core Network Evolution.
    • EPC Architecture.
    • Protocols in EPC – overview.
    • LTE Radio Interface (quick concept introduction):
      • Radio Interface Architecture & Principles.
      • Radio Resource Management.
      • E-UTRAN Mobility.
    • Roaming in LTE (conceptual view):
      • Home-routed traffic.
      • Local traffic breakout.
  2. VoLTE (optional).
    • Circuit Switched Fallback (CSFB).
    • IMS – based.
    • VoIP over-the-top (OTT).
    • CS over PS.
    • Road towards VoLTE – various deployment strategies.
  3. Signalling Protocols in EPC.
    • NAS Protocol & Procedures.
    • S1AP Protocol & Procedures.
    • GTP Protocol & Procedures.
    • S6a Protocols & Procedures (optional: Introduction to Diameter).
  4. Policy & Charging Architecture.
    • Introduction to Content-based Charging and Policy Enforcement.
    • Online and Offline Charging.
    • PCC Architecture.
    • Roaming Aspects in PCC Enforcement.
    • Gx, Rx, Gy Diameter Applications & Procedures.
  5. Q&A and open discussion.

Course Objectives

The training covers complete EPS architecture and various aspects of LTE & EPC signalling, including roaming aspects. The participants’ theoretical knowledge will be enhanced through analysis and understanding of real-network traces.

 

Prerequisites

The participants should have a general knowledge of GSM/UMTS network functionality.

 

Training Structure

Four-day training divided into logical sessions. In addition, we strongly recommend that you put your theoretical training into practice with one more day of additional workshops - a perfect way to verify your just-acquired knowledge in real case analyses. These workshops are recommended for on-site trainings when access to monitoring of relevant interfaces can be granted.

 

Methodology

Instructor-led training, presentation, and group discussion, including analysis of signalling traces.

Good class notes and great examples.

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

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Unique training covering the most important areas of my work.

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

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Professional, high-quality trainer.

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More than excellent course!

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Experienced trainer. Real cases with references to recommendations.

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Very clear explanations.

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The best training ever.

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Trainer is open for comments and discussion.

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Trainer understands local market experience.

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Ms. Elena Shevtsova, Beeline, KZ

Trainer adapted to the expectations of the audience.

Mr. Antoine Blanchet, Monaco Telecom

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Ms. Ana Gheorghe, Vodafone RO

This course will be very useful in my daily work.

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Very effective training methods.

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A good approach to a complex problem.

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Training was above expectations!

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Really practical and very fruitful training.

Mr. Niroj Raya, NCell Nepal

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

Ms. Pinelopi Tragoudara, Vodafone GR

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Mr. Adnan Syed, Mobily

Training provides useful methods to analyze real protocols.

Mr. Seema Karn, NCell Nepal

Excellent knowledge from the trainer.

Ms. Catherine Barman, Swisscom

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Mr. Evgeniy Dmitriev, Astelit Ukraine

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Mr. Alex Konstantopoulos, Cosmote, GR

Trainer understands local market experience.

Mr. Andrew Sweetman, Wataniya

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Mr. Ahmad Doar, Mobily, KSA

Trainer was able to answer practical questions.

Mr. Daniel Krolikowski, Play Poland

Excellent exercises!

Mr. Muhammad Ali, Mobilink Pakistan

Regardless of technology I received theoretical and practical answers.

Mr. Kosta Pribić, T-Mobile Croatia

A clear picture of GSM switching and signalling.

Ms. Anette Chale, mCel Mozambique

Everyone gets individual attention from the trainer.

Ms. Inga Tomsone, Tele2 Latvia

Great teacher with deep knowledge and experience.