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5G Networks: Planning, Design & Optimisation

London

TBC

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Course Overview

2019 will be the year in which we will see the widespread roll-out of fifth-generation (5G) networks. Both operators and vendors need people with a thorough knowledge of the commercial and technical issues surrounding its development and deployment

Through the utilisation of demonstrations, this 3-day programme offers delegates practical insight that will enable them to effectively plan, design and deploy a network to successfully fulfill the requirements set by 5G.

Early Bird: £1195

London: TBC

PRICE: £1395

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Why choose this course?

Course Benefits

  • Understand 5G concepts, enablers and key features
  • Explore 5G core architecture and the backwards-compatibility of 5G
  • Analyse key use cases and their mapping to carriers and applications/services
  • Understand SDN, NFV and cloudification, benefits and user/control plane design
  • Delve into IoT radio access, design principles and functions of edge computing
  • Explore Big Data and machine learning in network diagnostics and fault detection

Who is it for?

The course is designed for operators, vendors and regulators looking to upskill their knowledge on how to plan and design a 5G network.

Programme Modules

  • Radio Access 1: Interfaces
  • Radio Access 2: Architecture
  • Backbone and Core 1: Software Defined Networking
  • Backbone and Core 2: Resilience and Flows
  • IoT and Edge Computing
  • Operation, Control and Management 

Learning Outcomes

Benefits For Professionals

  • Understand 5G concepts, enablers and key features
  • Explore 5G core architecture and the backwards-compatibility of 5G
  • Dive into spectrum, interfaces and coding in 5G New Radio
  • Learn how to utilise cluster methods for centralized/virtual radio access planning
  • Understand SDN, NFV and cloudification, benefits and user/control plane design
  • Delve into IoT, radio access, big data, machine learning and edge computing

Benefits For Your Organisation

  • Equip employees with the knowledge to plan, design and optimise a 5G network
  • Keep ahead of competitors in offering customers 5G services
  • Identify new revenue streams that can be enabled through 5G
  • Analyse key use cases and their mapping to carriers and applications/services

 

Training Team

Christofer works as an independent consultant in telecommunication network design, traffic engineering and optimization. He holds an M.Sc degree in engineering physics and has been working at Ericsson with design  and roll-out of networks for a large number of tier-1 operators.

Aside from his consultancy work, Christofer is a co-founder of Netonomics, a Swedish telecommunication architect company and has published two books on  teletraffic theory and advanced network design (Academic Press, 2014 and 2018).

Programme Details

Module 1

Radio Access I: Interfaces

  • 5G Radio Interface
  • 5G Radio Planning Overview
  • Radio Supporting Features
  • MIMO and Smart Antennas

Module 2

Radio Access II: Architecture

  • Front-Haul and Aggregation Layer Design 
  • Centralized and Virtualized Radio (C-Ran/vRan)

Module 3

Backbone and Core I: Software Defined Networking

  • 5G Core (5GC) Network Elements
  • SDN and NFV
  • Data Centers

Module 4

Backbone and Core II: Resilience and Flows

  • Resilience and Robustness
  • Topological Design
  • Network Flows
  • Elastic Networks, Slicing and Orchestration

Module 5

IoT and Edge Computing

  • Internet of Things
  • Massive Machine Type Communication and Big Data
  • Edge Computing

Module 6

Operation, Control and Management

  • Service Levels and Resource Mapping
  • Network Management
  • Big Data and Machine Learning Methods
  • Network Roll-Out

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