All topics are presented in a comprehensive – yet easily understandable – way. Essential subsystems and nodes are described. Basic traffic cases are used to demonstrate the function and architecture of the systems.


Technical education and/or at least one year of telecom business experience is recommended.

3GPP System Introduction

  • An overview of the 3GPP Network evolution from GSM via UMTS to LTE/EPS and the emerging 5G
  • Radio Networks vs Core Networks
  • Service Evolution; from operator voice to all-IP, Over-the-Top services and IoT (Internet of Things)

GSM System Overview

  • GERAN – the 2G Radio Access Network
  • The CS (Circuit Switched) Core Network
  • Cells and Location Areas
  • Mobility Management
  • Voice Call Setup
  • SMS transfer
  • Voice and Video Calls in 3G (UMTS)

The Mobile Broadband Service

  • Introduction to IP networking
  • The PS (Packet Switched) Core Network
  • New nodes and functions for data traffic
  • Registration and Session Setup
  • Packet Data Networks; the Internet, intranets and IMS

Mobile Broadband in 2G (GPRS) and 3G (UMTS/HSPA)

  • Radio Resource Management for data traffic
  • TDMA vs W-CDMA – what is the difference and why does it matter
  • Mobile Broadband traffic to/from a terminal – how it works
  • Technical network evolution vs data traffic growth – how do we get higher bit rates?

LTE/EPS/4G System Overview

  • E-UTRAN – the 4G Radio Access Network
  • The Evolved Packet Core (EPC)
  • The always connected, all-IP paradigm
  • VoLTE and other voice alternatives
  • IoT and 4G

A quick look into the world of 5G

  • What is 5G…
  • …and what will we use it for…?
  • 5G Use Cases: eMBB, URLLC and mMTC
  • Services and Generations – which service is supported in which “G”

Duration: 2 days


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