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LTE Radio Network Design Workshop

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Who Should Attend?

The course is addressed to Service Planning, Service Design, and Network Design Engineers. 

 

Course Scope

  1. LTE design introduction.
    • LTE RND tasks.
    • LTE characteristics.
    • LTE traffic 2.
  2. LTE RND inputs.
    • Accuracy [particle/cell].
    • Site-to-site distance [km].
    • Graph size [pixel].
    • Propagation model.
    • Area type.
    • Frequency [MHz].
    • Antenna height [m].
    • Additional loss [dB].
    • Antenna gain [dBi].
    • Horizontal beamwidth [deg].
    • Vertical beamwidth [deg].
    • Downtilt [deg].
    • eNB power [W].
    • Bandwidth [MHz].
    • Transmission mode.
    • UE power [W].
    • p0 PUSCH [dBm].
    • Alpha PUSCH [1].
    • UL SINR break point [dB].
    • Load PDSCH [%].
    • DL average user load [Mbps].
    • Load PUSCH [%].
    • UL average user load [Mbps].
  3. LTE downlink coverage and capacity dimensioning.
    • Signal attenuation.
    • DL RX power per RE.
    • DL N+I per RE.
    • DL SINR.
    • DL UE throughput.
    • DL cell load 2.
  4. LTE uplink coverage and capacity dimensioning.
    • UL number of RBs.
    • UL TX power per RB.
    • UL RX power per RB.
    • UL interference margin.
    • UL SINR.
    • UL UE throughput.
    • UL cell load 3.
  5. Case study: Design LTE radio network.
    • Define LTE RND requirements.
    • DL coverage and capacity dimensioning.
    • UL coverage and capacity dimensioning.
    • Project summary 4.
  6. LTE physical channels and design parameters dimensioning.
    • PCI planning.
    • RACH root sequence planning.
    • PDCCH dimensioning.
    • Paging capacity dimensioning.
    • TA dimensioning.
    • PUCCH dimensioning.

Course Objectives

The LTE Radio Network Design Workshop training presents the complete workflow of the LTE radio network dimensioning to meet operator’s coverage and capacity requirements. Coverage and capacity calculations and their results are carried out and visualised with use the LTE Radio Network Design software tool developed by our trainers.

 

The training explains the LTE design requirements and system characteristics particularly important from radio network design perspective, including channel bandwidth, physical layer bit rate, signalling overhead, maximum user throughput, MIMO, link adaptation, scheduling, UE categories and eNB hardware. Next, the design inputs, e.g. frequency, antenna radiation pattern, downtilt, cell load and UE power control parameters are explained together with their impact on the network coverage and capacity. 

 

Step-by-step, each calculation is explained in details with an example exercise. The results of each exercise are illustrated by a dimensioning graph of the LTE RND tool. Each participant uses the LTE RND tool to design an LTE network with characteristic, coverage and capacity requirements of her/his interest. The course also explains the techniques of physical channel dimensioning and important design parameter dimensioning including PCI and tracking area dimensioning.

 

Prerequisites

Successful completion of LTE Air Interface course is required.

 

Training Structure

Three-day training course, equivalent to an 18-hour lecture.

 

Methodology

Instructor-led training, presentation, and exercises with our radio network design tool.

Trainer was able to answer practical questions.

Mr. Daniel Krolikowski, Play Poland

Overwhelming knowledge and expertise. Interactive and enjoyable learning.

Mr. Ashish Shrestha, NCell Nepal

Training provides useful methods to analyze real protocols.

Mr. Seema Karn, NCell Nepal

The training exceeded my expectations.

Ms. Irida Gjashta, AMC Albania

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 exceeded my expectations. Hats off!

Mr. Adnan Syed, Mobily

A lot of useful materials and knowledge.

Mr. Shukhrat Khaydar, UCell

Great teacher with deep knowledge and experience.

Mr. Philippe Wrzecionek, TATA

I can proudly recommend these courses for others as well.

Mr. Tarvo Jammer, Elisa Estonia

Good class notes and great examples.

Mr. Ghaffar Masood, Mobilink Pakistan

The best training ever.

Mr. Timur Zagretdinov, MTT Russia

This course will be very useful in my daily work.

Mr. Leopoldino Ferreira, Unitel Angola

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

Mr. Arben Shabani, PTK Kosovo

Good logical structure of the course and explanation.

Ms. Elena Shevtsova, Beeline, KZ

The course covers all the impacted areas.

Ms. Gratia Scanteie, Vodafone, RO

Perfect course.

Mr. Arseniy Mazanik, Beeline Russia

Very well organized training programmes.

Mr. Mihnea Teodorescu, Cosmote, RO

Excellent, knowledgeable trainer, open to communication.

Mr. Dmitrii Kropotov, Tele2 Russia

Training was above expectations!

Mr. Ariel Haxhiu, Eagle Mobile, AL

Trainer understands local market experience.

Mr. Andrew Sweetman, Wataniya

Really practical and very fruitful training.

Mr. Niroj Raya, NCell Nepal

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

Mr. Mouin Al Saghir, Vivacell

Good direct connection between course material and real problems.

Mr. Alex Konstantopoulos, Cosmote, GR

The training is completely excellent.

Mr. Philipp Korostelev, Beeline Moscow

A clear picture of GSM switching and signalling.

Ms. Anette Chale, mCel Mozambique

A good approach to a complex problem.

Ms. Horia Catrinoiu, Vodafone RO

More than excellent course!

Ms. Inessa Mijiferjyan, Vivacell

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

Very effective training methods.

Ms. Erjona Xhemali, AMC Albania

Excellent knowledge from the trainer.

Ms. Catherine Barman, Swisscom

Amazing, more than excellent, audience-oriented trainer.

Mr. Evgeniy Dmitriev, Astelit Ukraine

Unique training covering the most important areas of my work.

Mr. Eldar Mursaqulov, Azercell

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

Ms. Ledia Meici, AMC Albania

Trainers have passion to teach & impart knowledge.

Mr. Kanchan Chitrakar, Ncell Nepal

Very clear explanations.

Ms. Tatyana Krasyuk, Life Ukraine

Everyone gets individual attention from the trainer.

Ms. Inga Tomsone, Tele2 Latvia

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

Ms. Pinelopi Tragoudara, Vodafone GR

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

Mr. Omar El-Fiky, Vodafone Egypt

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

Ms. Olga Rudnicka, Tele2 Latvia

Trainer understands local market experience.

Mr. Andrew Sweetman, Wataniya

Excellent exercises!

Mr. Muhammad Ali, Mobilink Pakistan

Regardless of technology I received theoretical and practical answers.

Mr. Kosta Pribić, T-Mobile Croatia

The whole course was very valuable.

Mr. Sayyid Ali, Dhiraagu Maldives

Professional, high-quality trainer.

Mr. Gagik Shatveryan, Vivacell

Experienced trainer. Real cases with references to recommendations.

Mr. David Curkan, T-Mobile Croatia

Deep and detailed topic analysis.

Mr. Mohamed Sabry, Vodafone Egypt

Trainer is open for comments and discussion.

Ms. Natalya Nerubenko, Life Ukraine

Course covers all important issues and presents relevant examples.

Mr. Mohamed Kamel, Vodafone Egypt

Trainer adapted to the expectations of the audience.