Price: $1,999.00
Length: 2 Days
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5G for Sales and Tech Sales/Support Training

5G for Sales and Tech Sales/Support, is a 2-day technical training covering the 5G  and  4G/5G migration strategies. This course addresses the needs of technical sales and engineering support staff who require an overview of 5G technology.

Who Should Attend?

This is a special course designed for Sales and Tech Sales/Support.

Course Topics

5G in a Nutshell

  • The advent of the 5G era
  • Drivers of 5G
  • LTE Evolution to 5G
  • Evolution of the LTE system from LTE to LTE-Advanced and LTE-Advanced Pro
  • LTE-Advanced Enhanced Radio
  • Carrier Aggregation
  • Enhanced multiple antenna techniques for downlink and uplink
  • Coordinated multipoint transmission and reception (CoMP)
  • Enhanced Transmission Schemes in DL and UL
  • Expectations on 5G
  • Use cases and spectrum bands for 5G5G – a Network Operator’s Point of View
  • 5G Basic Requirements
  • Capacity and coverage considerations of spectrum Categories
  • Sub- 1 GHz
  • 1-6 Ghz
  • Above 6 GHz
  • Rural, Urban and Urban Hotspot
  • 5G Network Deployment Options
  • Standalone (SA) and Non-standalone (NSA)
  • Evolved Packet Core (EPC) and 5G Core Network (5GC)
  • Comparison of 5G radio access and core networks

4G/5G Migration Strategies       

  • 4G and 5G Deployment Options
  • High-level overview of migration strategies
  • Basic connectivity of devices to a 5G network
  • Interoperability between 5G and LTE networks
  • NSA and SA Options
  • EPC vs. 5GC
  • SA LTE Under EPC
  • SA NR under 5GC
  • SA LTE under 5GC
  • NSA LTE and NR under EPC
  • NSA NR and LTE under 5GC
  • NSA LTE and NR under 5GC
  • IMS services delivered over NR
  • Support roaming to/from networks with same/different 5G deployment option
  • Feasibility of the path in meeting 5G use cases
  • Deployment considerations
  • Impact on device and network
  • Impact on voice including service continuity
  • Impact on Qos and QoE
  • Feasibility of the path in meeting 5G use cases

5G Core               

  • Core Network Solutions
  • 5G-services
  • eMBB, URLLC and mMTC
  • EN-DC: Dual-Connectivity, Multi-Connectivity, EN-DC, NGEN-DC and NE-DC
  • Network Architecture with NSA
  • Main Changes in the Core
  • Voice and Video in 5G
  • 5GC (5G Core) Network Topology
  • gNB-CU
  • gNB-DU, virtualization, network slicing
  • EPC vs. 5GC (Main differences)
  • 5G Architecture: Network slicing
  • Technical comparison between 5G NSA and SA options
  • EPC (Evolved Packet Core)
  • MME (Mobility Management Entity)
  • HSS (Home Subscriber Server)
  • S-GW (Serving Gateway)
  • P-GW (PDN Gateway)
  • PCRF (Policy and Charging Rules Function)
  • Elements and Nodes in 5GC (5G Core)
  • AF: Application Function
  • AMF: Access and Mobility Management Function AUSF: Authentication Server Function
  • NEF: Network Exposure Function
  • NRF: Network Repository Function
  • NSSF: Network Slice Selection Function
  • PCF: Policy Control Function
  • SMF: Session Management Function
  • SMSF: SMS (Short Message Service) Function
  • UDM: User Data Management
  • UPF: User Plane Function
  • NFV technologies and mobile network functions virtualization
  • Service Based Architecture of 5G Core – non-roaming
  • NFV and SDN
  • Network slicing in 5G
  • Mobile Edge Computing (MEC)
  • C-RAN

EPC vs. 5GC (Main differences)

  • Access Network interface
  • Procedures
  • Access dependent procedures.
  • Network slicing
  • QoS model
  • QCI based bearers
  • QoS flow-based framework, including reflective QoS support
  • Cloud native
  • Local applications
  • Session/service continuity
  • Policy framework Support
  • Services supported
  • Support for RRC INACTIVE

5G Signaling

  • 5G-NR Call Flows
  • 5G-NR Non Standalone Access Flow
  • 4G eNB and 5G gNB dual connectivity (EN-DC)
  • 5G-NR Standalone Access Registration Flow
  • Signaling flow for 5G access via LTE-5G NR dual connectivity (EN-DC)
  • Role of different entities in the EN-DC flow
  • Dual connected UE
  • 5G-gNodeB
  • LTE-eNodeB
  • EPC
  • 3GPP defined use cases
  • Overview of EN-DC operations
  • 5G Cell Acquisition
  • Cell Search Procedure in 5G SA
  • 5G UE Registration Procedure
  • Attach
  • Authentication
  • Air interface security
  • Call Initiate
  • DL and UL Data transfer in 5G
  • Mobility scenarios
  • Measurements and handover signaling
  • Non-3GPP access
  • Multi-Access Edge Computing (MEC)
  • 5G Quality of Service (QoS)
  • QoS flow and policy rules
  • 5G Quality of Experience (QoE)
  • PCF and QoS enforcement
  • IMS Services in 5G

Cellular IoT

  • Massive Machine-Type Communications (MTC)
  • Internet of Things (IoT)
  • Cat-0, Cat-1, LTE-M, NB-IoT, EC-GSM, and 5G
  • Cat-1
  • Cat-0
  • Cat-M1/Cat-M/LTE-M
  • NB-IoT/Cat-M2
  • EC-GSM (formerly EC-EGPRS)
  • 5G IoT
  • LTE Cat. M
  • LTE-M coverage targets
  • 3GPP’s LPWA LTE-M technology
  • NB-IoT (also called Cat-M2)
  • NB-IoT and Non -LTE band

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