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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.

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

Ms. Olga Rudnicka, Tele2 Latvia

Training provides useful methods to analyze real protocols.

Mr. Seema Karn, NCell Nepal

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

Ms. Ledia Meici, AMC Albania

The training is completely excellent.

Mr. Philipp Korostelev, Beeline Moscow

Excellent, knowledgeable trainer, open to communication.

Mr. Dmitrii Kropotov, Tele2 Russia

I can proudly recommend these courses for others as well.

Mr. Tarvo Jammer, Elisa Estonia

Great teacher with deep knowledge and experience.

Mr. Philippe Wrzecionek, TATA

A clear picture of GSM switching and signalling.

Ms. Anette Chale, mCel Mozambique

Very effective training methods.

Ms. Erjona Xhemali, AMC Albania

Good logical structure of the course and explanation.

Ms. Elena Shevtsova, Beeline, KZ

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

Mr. Mouin Al Saghir, Vivacell

Course covers all important issues and presents relevant examples.

Mr. Mohamed Kamel, Vodafone Egypt

The best training ever.

Mr. Timur Zagretdinov, MTT Russia

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

Very clear explanations.

Ms. Tatyana Krasyuk, Life Ukraine

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

Mr. Arben Shabani, PTK Kosovo

The training exceeded my expectations.

Ms. Irida Gjashta, AMC Albania

The whole course was very valuable.

Mr. Sayyid Ali, Dhiraagu Maldives

Deep and detailed topic analysis.

Mr. Mohamed Sabry, Vodafone Egypt

A good approach to a complex problem.

Ms. Horia Catrinoiu, Vodafone RO

Trainer adapted to the expectations of the audience.

Mr. Antoine Blanchet, Monaco Telecom

Everyone gets individual attention from the trainer.

Ms. Inga Tomsone, Tele2 Latvia

Trainer understands local market experience.

Mr. Andrew Sweetman, Wataniya

Overwhelming knowledge and expertise. Interactive and enjoyable learning.

Mr. Ashish Shrestha, NCell Nepal

Trainers have passion to teach & impart knowledge.

Mr. Kanchan Chitrakar, Ncell Nepal

Training was above expectations!

Mr. Ariel Haxhiu, Eagle Mobile, AL

This course will be very useful in my daily work.

Mr. Leopoldino Ferreira, Unitel Angola

Good class notes and great examples.

Mr. Ghaffar Masood, Mobilink Pakistan

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

Ms. Viktoriya Gusarova, Beeline RU

Very well organized training programmes.

Mr. Mihnea Teodorescu, Cosmote, RO

Unique training covering the most important areas of my work.

Mr. Eldar Mursaqulov, Azercell

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

Trainer was able to answer practical questions.

Mr. Daniel Krolikowski, Play Poland

Excellent course and instructor.

Mr. Nikolay Suetin, Beeline Russia

Good direct connection between course material and real problems.

Mr. Alex Konstantopoulos, Cosmote, GR

Experienced trainer. Excellent descriptions.

Mr. Ahmad Doar, Mobily, KSA

Experienced trainer. Real cases with references to recommendations.

Mr. David Curkan, T-Mobile Croatia

Excellent exercises!

Mr. Muhammad Ali, Mobilink Pakistan

More than excellent course!

Ms. Inessa Mijiferjyan, Vivacell

The course covers all the impacted areas.

Ms. Gratia Scanteie, Vodafone, RO

Professional, high-quality trainer.

Mr. Gagik Shatveryan, Vivacell

The course exceeded my expectations. Hats off!

Mr. Adnan Syed, Mobily

Trainer understands local market experience.

Mr. Andrew Sweetman, Wataniya

Perfect course.

Mr. Arseniy Mazanik, Beeline Russia

The trainer is capable of answering all my questions.

Ms. Ana Gheorghe, Vodafone RO

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

Mr. Omar El-Fiky, Vodafone Egypt

Excellent knowledge from the trainer.

Ms. Catherine Barman, Swisscom

Trainer is open for comments and discussion.

Ms. Natalya Nerubenko, Life Ukraine

A lot of useful materials and knowledge.