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5G Training, 5G System Survey Training

Nearly a year after the initial rollout of 5G in the U.S., the grand promise of 5G wireless service with connection speeds 10 times as fast as the speediest home broadband service is slowly moving closer to reality.

The problem is that it will take several years for carriers to build out their infrastructure to handle maximum 5G speeds. Meanwhile carriers are relying on a makeshift 5G using different radio frequencies to deliver 5G services.

The infrastructure consists mainly of small cell towers, an essential part of a 5G network needed to relay information between devices.

A 5G small cell is very different from its predecessor 4G towers referred to as macrocells. Since 5G towers don’t require much power, they can be made relatively small. A 5G cell tower is basically just a small box. While this is how most 5G implementations are turning out, some companies are burying antennas under manhole covers to extend their mobile network through the streets.

Inside a small cell is radio equipment necessary for transmitting data to and from connected devices. The antennas within the small cell are highly directional and use what’s called beamforming to direct attention to very specific areas around the tower.

Typically, small cell installations involve 20 to 25 small cells per square mile.

In a sense, you could think of 5G as “evolving.”

Basically, 5G can currently be divided into two camps in the U.S.: standalone (SA) and non-standalone (NSA). These are the two 5G tracks that communication service providers can opt for when transitioning from 4G to the next-generation mobile technology.

Standalone 5G deploys a 5G core and a New Radio fifth Generation NodeB. This deployment offers the full feature set of 5G: Network Slicing, eMBB, mMTC and URLLC. Option 2 is not backward compatible to 4G.

Non-standalone 5G utilizes a 4G EPC with a 5G NodeB (gNB). This option is most popular for mobile operators looking to quickly deploy 5G speeds utilizing existing LTE deployments. However, the NSA option does not allow for true 5G NR features, such as Network Slicing, URLLC and high capacity support for IoT, such as mMTC.

Businesses as well as consumers are patiently waiting for a fully developed 5G wireless network in the U.S.

The great majority of companies have indicated they intend to make significant changes to their businesses in order to take maximum advantage of 5G as the rollout continues into year No. 2.

Telecom companies are expected to invest as much as $275 billion into 5G infrastructure before 2025.

5G Training, 5G System Survey Training Course by Tonex

5G Training, 5G System Survey Training, introduces 5G technology, architecture and protocols. 5G air interface and the core network technologies and solutions are also discussed. The course includes traffic cases and survey of solutions, deployments and products. Both 3GPP and IMT-2020 approaches are covered.

Learning Objectives
Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Explain the key 5G Principles, Services and Technical aspects
  • Explain the purpose of implementing 5G in the existing mobile ecosystem
  • Describe some of the 5G Use Cases and Applications: 3GPP  and ITU 5G Use Cases (eMBB, URLLC and mMTC)
  • List 5G Network Features including:  functions, nodes and elements, interfaces, reference points, basic operational procedures and architectural choices
  • Describe the General 5G Network Architecture
  • Compare and contrast 5G systems versus traditional LTE, LTE-A and LTE-A Pro systems (3GPP Releases)
  • List and explain 5G RAN and Core Network Architecture
  • Illustrate the 5G Access
  • Describe 5G System Engineering (Access Network, 5G Core) Approaches
  • Describe use of NFV/SDN and network slicing in 5G System
  • Learn about 5G Radio Access Network including 5G New Radio (NR)

Who Should Attend 

Engineers, managers, marketing and operation personnel who need an overview of the 5G systems including 5G Radio Access Network (RAN), 5G New Radio (NR), 5G core and integration with LTE/LTE-A and LTE-A Pro.

Course Topics

Introduction to 5G Mobile Communication

  • 5G Use Cases
  • 5G design goals
  • 5G performance objectives
  • IMT-2020 and 3GPP activities
  • 5G trials and pre-commercial activities
  • IMT-2020 Network Management Framework
  • Network Softwarization
  • 5G Requirements
  • Multiple Network Slicing
  • Requirements and Architectural Framework for Autonomic Management and Control

Key Principles of 5G Systems

  • Design and implementation of the 5G air interface, radio access network and core network
  • 5G network components, network structure and protocols
  • 5G subscriber services
  • 5G traffic cases
  • 5G radio access network
  • 5G cell planning
  • Operation of the 5G system
  • 5G operation and support system
  • 5G charging and accounting

5G System Architecture

  • Air interface protocol stack
  • Architecture of the air interface
  • Radio access network architecture and protocols
  • 5G air interface procedures for data transmission and reception
  • 5G physical layer
  • Standalone and Non-standalone deployment options
  • Core network architecture and protocols
  • Network function virtualization and network slicing
  • 5G, LTE and Wi-Fi (802.11ax) Interworking

3GPP 5G System Architecture

  • 3GPP 5G functions and concepts
  • 5G Access Network
  • NR, NG-RAN
  • 5G Core Network (5GC)
  • The new service-based architecture (SBA)
  • New 5GC networks functions
  • Network Slicing
  • NFV and SDN
  • Network Functions Virtualization (NFV)
  • Multi-access Edge Computing (MEC)
  • Local Area Data Networks (LADN)
  • Network Exposure Function (NEF)
  • 5G traffic cases
  • Registration and session setup
  • QoS
  • 5G-AKA (Authentication and Key Agreement) and other security features

5G New Radio (NR)

  • 5G New Radio (NR)
  • Massive MIMO and MU-MIMO
  • Gigabit LTE and Cloud RAN
  • 5G IoT devices
  • 5G NR Architecture
  • 5G NR nodes, interfaces, reference point and protocols
  • mmWave RAN
  • Integration with LTE/LTE-A and E-UTRAN
  • C-RAN and D-RAN



5G Training, 5G System Survey Training

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