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UMTS RAN Signalling

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Who Should Attend?

This course is designed for Telecom employees who need to know about signalling in UMTS Air Interface and Radio Access Network.

 

Course Scope

  1. UMTS Radio Introduction.
    • Overview.
    • Radio Access Evolution.
    • UMTS Network Architecture.
    • UTRAN Architecture.
    • Radio Access Methods: FDMA,TDMA,CDMA.
    • WCDMA Transmitter
      • Spreading,
      • Channelisation,
      • Scrambling.
    • Power Control and Handover.
    • Transport and Logical Channels.
    • Radio Interface Protocols Structure.
    • UTRAN Protocols Introduction.
  2. Radio Interface Protocols: RRC, RLC, MAC.
    • Radio Resource Control (RRC).
      • Interactions between Protocols,
      • Protocol Termination,
      • Model of RRC,
      • RRC States,
      • RRC Procedures,
      • RRC Connection Management,
      • Radio Bearer Control,
      • Measurement,
      • RRC Connection Mobility.
    • Radio Link Control (RLC).
      • Services,
      • Functions,
      • Transparent Mode,
      • Unacknowledged Mode,
      • Acknowledged Mode,
      • PDU Formats.
    • Medium Access Control (MAC).
      • Functions,
      • Transport Format,
      • MAC Architecture,
      • PDU Format.
  3. UTRAN Protocols: NBAP, RNSAP, RANAP.
    • UTRAN Architecture.
    • Radio Network Signalling Protocols.
    • UTRAN Interface Protocol Layers
      • Node-B Application Part (NBAP),
      • Iub Interface Protocol Structure,
      • NBAP Functions and Procedures.
    • Radio Network Subsystem Application Part (RNSAP).
      • Iur Interface Protocol Structure,
      • RNSAP Functions and Procedures.
    • Radio Access Network Application Part (RANAP).
      • Iu Interface Protocol Architecture,
      • RANAP Procedures.

Course Objectives

This course explains the main procedures of UMTS RAN Signalling and their importance for the effectiveness and quality of specific Telecom services.

 

Prerequisites

None. Basic knowledge of UMTS and air interface recommended.

 

Training Structure

Five-day training divided into logical sessions.

 

Methodology

Instructor-led training. Theory, procedures, and logs.

Unique training covering the most important areas of my work.

Mr. Eldar Mursaqulov, Azercell

The whole course was very valuable.

Mr. Sayyid Ali, Dhiraagu Maldives

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

Ms. Pinelopi Tragoudara, Vodafone GR

Trainer was able to answer practical questions.

Mr. Daniel Krolikowski, Play Poland

A lot of useful materials and knowledge.

Mr. Shukhrat Khaydar, UCell

The trainer is capable of answering all my questions.

Ms. Ana Gheorghe, Vodafone RO

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

Course covers all important issues and presents relevant examples.

Mr. Mohamed Kamel, Vodafone Egypt

A clear picture of GSM switching and signalling.

Ms. Anette Chale, mCel Mozambique

Good class notes and great examples.

Mr. Ghaffar Masood, Mobilink Pakistan

Perfect course.

Mr. Arseniy Mazanik, Beeline Russia

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

Ms. Ledia Meici, AMC Albania

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

Mr. Omar El-Fiky, Vodafone Egypt

Experienced trainer. Real cases with references to recommendations.

Mr. David Curkan, T-Mobile Croatia

Excellent knowledge from the trainer.

Ms. Catherine Barman, Swisscom

The course exceeded my expectations. Hats off!

Mr. Adnan Syed, Mobily

Professional, high-quality trainer.

Mr. Gagik Shatveryan, Vivacell

Excellent exercises!

Mr. Muhammad Ali, Mobilink Pakistan

Excellent course and instructor.

Mr. Nikolay Suetin, Beeline Russia

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

Mr. Arben Shabani, PTK Kosovo

This course will be very useful in my daily work.

Mr. Leopoldino Ferreira, Unitel Angola

Experienced trainer. Excellent descriptions.

Mr. Ahmad Doar, Mobily, KSA

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

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

Ms. Viktoriya Gusarova, Beeline RU

Overwhelming knowledge and expertise. Interactive and enjoyable learning.

Mr. Ashish Shrestha, NCell Nepal

More than excellent course!

Ms. Inessa Mijiferjyan, Vivacell

I can proudly recommend these courses for others as well.

Mr. Tarvo Jammer, Elisa Estonia

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

Trainer understands local market experience.

Mr. Andrew Sweetman, Wataniya

Excellent, knowledgeable trainer, open to communication.

Mr. Dmitrii Kropotov, Tele2 Russia

The training exceeded my expectations.

Ms. Irida Gjashta, AMC Albania

Training provides useful methods to analyze real protocols.

Mr. Seema Karn, NCell Nepal

Training was above expectations!

Mr. Ariel Haxhiu, Eagle Mobile, AL

Trainer adapted to the expectations of the audience.

Mr. Antoine Blanchet, Monaco Telecom

The best training ever.

Mr. Timur Zagretdinov, MTT Russia

Deep and detailed topic analysis.

Mr. Mohamed Sabry, Vodafone Egypt

Very effective training methods.

Ms. Erjona Xhemali, AMC Albania

Trainers have passion to teach & impart knowledge.

Mr. Kanchan Chitrakar, Ncell Nepal

Trainer is open for comments and discussion.

Ms. Natalya Nerubenko, Life Ukraine

The course covers all the impacted areas.

Ms. Gratia Scanteie, Vodafone, RO

Great teacher with deep knowledge and experience.

Mr. Philippe Wrzecionek, TATA

The training is completely excellent.

Mr. Philipp Korostelev, Beeline Moscow

Very well organized training programmes.

Mr. Mihnea Teodorescu, Cosmote, RO

Good logical structure of the course and explanation.

Ms. Elena Shevtsova, Beeline, KZ

Very clear explanations.

Ms. Tatyana Krasyuk, Life Ukraine

Really practical and very fruitful training.

Mr. Niroj Raya, NCell Nepal

Everyone gets individual attention from the trainer.

Ms. Inga Tomsone, Tele2 Latvia

A good approach to a complex problem.