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Advanced Telecom Training Bootcamp Course Description

Advanced Telecom Training Bootcamp is a Crash Course (along with workshops) designed for the engineers and non engineers professionals seeking higher education to support focused advanced telecom and networking objectives.

Advanced Telecom Training Bootcamp crash course presents a series of modules for acquiring basic and advanced knowledge in Modern Telecommunication, Next Generation Networks, Unified Commutations, Web Conferencing, Unified Messaging, Video Conferencing, Audio Conferencing, IP communications , and IP Multimedia. Wireless mobile Broadband, LTE, LTE-Advanced, WiMAX, WiFi, and Cellular Networks knowledge.

advanced telecom training

Upon completion of the course, participants will:

  • Understand the overall concepts of advanced telecommunications
  • Understand the details of telecom networks and technologies
  • Understand advanced data communications concepts
  • Understand concepts behind IP Networking
  • Exploit the capabilities of next-generation networks
  • Understand fixed and mobile wireless
  • Exploit the capabilities of wireless networks
  • Design and manage telecom converged network
  • Leverage communication technologies and protocols for voice, data and video convergence
  • Understand concepts behind Unified Communications, telepresence, video, Voice Mail and Unified Messaging customer contact, IP telephony, and VoIP
  • Describe Modern Telecommunication, Next Generation Networks, Wireless mobile Broadband, LTE, LTE-Advanced, WiMAX, WiFi, Cellular Networks, Unified Commutations, and IP Multimedia knowledge.
  • Acquire a practical approach to modern telecommunications including IP Networking, Next Generating Networks/ services, mobile and wireless, unified communications, MPLS, VPLS, IMS, LTE, VoLTE
  • Critique and create telecom and mobile architectures  and design
  • Apply best practices to plan, design, implement and manage converged network

 

Advanced Telecom Training

Outline

Overview of Today's Telecommunications Networks and Services

  • Traditional Telecom Networks
  • Overview of Telecom services
  • Concepts behind Triple and Quad Play
  • Concepts behind Access, Transmission, Transport, Backhaul, Signaling, and Operations Support Systems (OSS) Technologies
  • Overview of PSTN, SONET/SDH, DWDM, FTTx and SS7
  • Evolving Broadband Technologies
  • Digital subscriber line (DSL) services
  • Ethernet
  • Power-line communication
  • Broadband Over Powerline (BPL)
  • Cable broadband
  • Fiber optic based Broadband
    • FTTH - Fiber-to-the-home
    • FTTN - Fiber-to-the-node
    • FTTC - Fiber-to-the-cabinet or fiber-to-the-curb
    • FTTB - Fiber-to-the-building or Fiber-to-the-basement
    • Overview of IP Networking
    • Overview of Next Generation Networks (NGN)
    • Overview of VoIP, MGC, MG, SG
    • Overview of RTP, RTCP, SIP, SDP, MGCP, MEGACO, SIGTRAN, and Diameter
    • Concepts behind Unified Communications
    • Concepts behind Internet TV (IPTV)
    • Overview of MPEG-4 and H.264
    • Overview of IMS (IP Multimedia Subsystem)
    • Overview of Mobile Networks
    • OSS (Operations Support Systems)
    • Concepts behind OSS/BSS
    • Service Virtualization and Cloud Computing in Telecom and Mobile Networks

IP Networking Basics

  • Overview of TCP/IP Protocols
  • Internet Protocol 101
  • IPv4 Addresses
  • Private vs. Public Addresses
  • Hubs, Routers and Firewalls
  • Overview of IPv6
  • IPv6 Addresses
  • Unicast, Multicast and Anycast
  • Overview of Ethernet
  • VLANs
  • Concepts behind L2 Virtualization
  • Next generation of voice, data and video services

Overview of Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)

  • What is MPLS?
  • The Problems MPLS Solves
  • Introducing Basic MPLS Concepts
  • MPLS Labels and Label Stack
  • MPLS Applications
  • Core MPLS Environment
  • MPLS Control Plane
  • Overlay and Peer-to-Peer VPNs
  • Categorizing VPNs
  • MPLS-based private IP Virtual Private Network (VPN)
  • MPLS VPN Architecture
  • MPLS VPN Routing Model
  • VPN Routing and Forwarding (VRF)
  • MPLS as Network-based VPN
  • MPLS Traffic Engineering (MPLS-TE)
  • MPLS  Configuration Example

Overview of Virtual Private LAN Service (VPLS)

  • What is VLS?
  • The Problems VPLS Solves
  • Basic VPLS Concepts
  • VPLS Terminology
  • VPLS Applications
  • VPLS for Service Providers and Customers
  • VPLS Architecture
  • Metro Ethernet
  • Ethernet as the backbone of the VPN
  • Relationship to Metro Ethernet
  • VPLS as an Ethernet based service
  • VPLS as a fast growing Layer 2 MPLS based service
  • Geographically Distributed Ethernet LANs
  • VPLS Technical Overview
  • VPLS Topology: Single PE or Direct Attachment
  • VPLS Configuration Example

Unified Communications (UC) 

  • Overview of Unified Communications (UC)         
  • Unified Messaging
  • Telepresence and Video
  • Voice Mail and Unified Messaging
  • Customer Contact
  • IP telephony
  • UC Protocols

Overview of Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP)            

  • Voice over the Internet and IP Networks
  • Key Benefits and Requirements for VoIP
  • Voice Quality Metrics
  • Packet Jitter
  • Packet Loss
  • Concepts behind Codecs
  • Establishing Calls, Transferring Calls, and Terminating Calls
  • Establishing a Peer-to-Peer VoIP Call
  • Internet Protocol Private Branch Exchange (IP PBX)
  • Establishing a VoIP Call through an IP PBX
  • VoIP Protocol Stack

VoIP Architecture

  • Next-Generation VoIP Network
  • Architecture
  • Network Components
  • Call Agent/SIP Server/SIP Client
  • MGC (Media Gateway Controller )
  • Service Broker
  • Application Server
  • Media Server
  • MG (Media Gateway)
  • Signaling Gateway (SG)
  • Trunking Gateway (TG)
  • Access Gateway
  • Access Concentrator
  • Bandwidth Manager
  • Edge Router
  • Subscriber Gateway
  • Bridge/Router
  • IP Phone/PBXMGC (Media Gateway Controller)
  • SG (Signaling Gateway)

VoIP Protocols 

  • Control Plane Protocols (The Signaling)
  • H.323
  • RTP (Real Time Transport Protocol)
  • Compressed Real-Time Protocol (cRTP)
  • RTCP (Real Time Transport Control Protocol)
  • RTSP (Real Time Streaming Protocol)
  • Session Initiation Protocol (SIP)
  • SDP (Session Description Protocol)
  • MEGACO/H.248
  • Media Gateway Control Protocol (MGCP)
  • Stream Control Transmission Protocol (SCTP)
  • SIGTRAN (SS7 over IP)

VoIP Implementation  Issues

  • Choice of signaling protocol(s)
  • Security
  • Quality of Service (QoS)
  • Reliability / availability
  • Emergency and Operator Services
  • Call routing and Number Plans
  • Firewall and NAT traversal
  • Billing and Reconciliation
  • Network Interconnection
  • Migration Path
  • OSS support
  • Bandwidth Utilization
  • Fax, Modem, and TTY support
  • Auto-configuration

Overview IMS (IP Multimedia Subsystem )

  • What is IMS?
  • Convergence
  • IMS Market opportunities
  • IMS in the 3GPP, 3GPP2, ETSI, TISPAN, and CableLabs
  • Delivering value added services enabled by IMS
    • Mobile content & delivery
    • Push To Services
    • Converged Voice Services
    • Multimedia Messaging
    • Conferencing Messaging
    • Response Services
    • Service roaming
    • Service creation and delivery

IMS Architecture

  • Architecture of IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS)
  • Interfaces and Protocols
  • IMS protocols SIP, Diameter, H.248, SDP, and COPs
  • IMS elements
  • Service elements and functions
  • IMS resource and media control elements
  • Signaling and transport interworking elements
  • Session Control in the IMS
  • Media Encoding
  • Media Transport
  • Security in the IMS
  • Policy in the IMS
  • QoS in the IMS
  • IMS reference points
  • IMS Identifiers
  • SIP protocol for session control
  • IMS control functions
  • IMS operational call flow examples
  • IMS security
  • IMS policy and rules
  • CSCF (Call Session Control Function)
  • S-CSCF (Serving-CSCF)
  • I-CSCF (Interrogating-CSCF)
  • P-CSCF (Proxy-CSCF)
  • HSS (Home Subscriber Server)
  • SLF (Subscription Locator Function)
  • Policy Decision Function (PDF)
  • AS (Application Server)
  • MGCF (Media Gateway Control Function)
  • MGW (Media Gateway)
  • BGCF (Breakout Gateway Control Function)
  • IP Multimedia Service Switching Function (IM-SSF)
  • Media Resource Function Controller (MRFC)
  • Media Resource Function Processor (MRFP)
  • SCIM, OSA-SCS, IM-SSF Addressing
  • Service oriented Interconnection (SoIx)
  • Connectivity oriented Interconnection (CoIx)
  • Interconnection Border Control Function (IBCF)
  • IMS-ALG (IMS Application Layer Gateway)
  • Media Resource Broker (MRB)
  • TrGW (Translation Gateway)

IMS Operational Scenarios         

  • Interworking
  • Charging, Policy & QoS
  • PCC (Policy and Charging Control)
  • Subscription requirements
  • Supplementary services
  • IMS Registration
  • Call origination and termination
  • Roaming and Handovers
  • Supplementary Services
  • Session renegotiation
  • Call Set-up
  • PSTN Break-out
  • Services in IMS Registration
  • Call origination and termination
  • Charging implications
  • Roaming and handovers
  • Quality of Service (QoS)
  • IMS Security
  • Privacy implications
  • Authentication
  • XCAPIMS Access Security

Overview of SIP and SDP

  • Description of SIP
  • SIP Call Flow
  • SIP Pros and Cons
  • When to Use SIP
  • Dial Plan Considerations
  • Implementing SIP Gateways
  • SIP and Diameter in the IMS
  • What is Session Description Protocol (SDP)
  • What is a Session?
  • Example of a Multimedia conference
  • Session Advertisement
  • Session Announcement
  • Session Description
  • Multicast Announcements
  • Session Announcement Protocol (SAP)

Overview of Diameter

  • What is Diameter?
  • Evolution from RADIUS to Diameter
  • Diameter Nodes
  • Clients, Servers and Agents
  • Proxy Agent
  • Relay Agent
  • Proxy Agent
  • Redirect Agent
  • Translation Agent
  • Diameter Signaling Router or DRA (Diameter Routing Agent)
  • Diameter in IMS
  • Diameter Cx and Dx interfaces

Overview Mobile Networks      

  • Concepts behind Mobile and Cellular Networks
  • Evolution from GSM/GPRS and UMTS/HSPA to LTE and LTE Advanced
  • GSM (Global System for Mobile Communications
  • GPRS (General Packet Radio Service)
  • EDGE and EDGE II
  • UMTS (Universal Mobile Telecommunication System)
  • High Speed Packet Access: HSPA/HSPA+
  • LTE and LTE Advanced

Overview of GSM and CDMA Networks               

  • GSM and CDMA Services and Features
  • System Architecture of GSM and CDMA
  • GSM and CDMA Operation Scenarios
  • Advanced Features

Overview of UMTS and EV-DO Networks

  • Overview of IP Convergence in the mobile networks
  • UMTS and EV-DO Services and Features
  • System Architecture of UMTS and EV-DO
  • UMTS and EV-DO Operation Scenarios
  • Advanced Features

Overview of LTE (Long Term Evolution)

  • Introduction to LTE (Long Term Evolution) and EPC/EPS
  • Long Term Evolution (LTE) as a new radio platform technology
  • LTE for mobile, fixed and portable wireless broadband access
  • Optimized for IP-based traffic
  • System Architecture Evolution (SAE) and Evolved Packet Core (EPC)
  • EUTRAN/LTE and the SAE/EPC as the Evolved Packet System (EPS)
  • LTE Network Architecture
  • LTE Interfaces and protocols
  • LTE Backhaul Aggregation Network Technology
  • Ethernet Backhaul for LTE
  • QoS Applied to LTE-EPC
  • PCC (Policy and Charging Control
  • LTE and EPC Security

 

Overview of EPC/SAE

  • Architecture and node functions
  • The LTE Evolved Packet System (EPS)
  • LTE SAE Evolved Packet Core (EPC)
  • LTE-EPC Network Architecture
  • Network nodes and roles of HSS, MME, S-GW, P-GW, and PCRF
  • Key features and services
  • LTE Packet Core (SAE/EPC and EPS)
  • Mobility Management Entity (MME)
  • User Plane Entity (UPE)
  • Serving Gateway (S-GW), PDN-GW and enhanced Packet Data Gateway (ePDG)
  • Diameter, IPv6, SIP, SCTP and SIGTRAN
  • Role of IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS)
  • Interworking with 3GPP IP-access
  • Interworking with Non-3GPP IP-access
  • PCC (Policy and Charging Control)
  • Circuit-Switched Fallback (CSFB)
  • Voice Call Continuity (VCC)
  • Single Radio Voice Call Continuity (SRVCC)
  • Voice over LTE (VOLTE)

Supported Protocols and Interfaces in EPC

  • Key LTE interfaces: S1, S5, S6, S10 and S11
  • X2, S1 and S11-interface protocol stacks
  • The S1 and S11-Interface
  • S1 Application Protocol (S1AP) procedures
  • The GTP version 2 protocol (eGTP)
  • X2 Application Protocol (X2AP) procedures
  • Data forwarding and in-order delivery of data PDUs at handover
  • Role of SCTP and IPv6 in LTE-EPC
  • S1: S1-MME/S1AP (eNB - MME)
  • S1-U (eNB-SGW)
  • S2A, S2B
  • X2 (eNB - eNB)
  • X2AP (X2 Application Protocol)
  • S3 (S4 SGSN - MME)
  • S4 (S4 SGSN - SGW)
  • S5 (SGW-PGW)
  • S6A (HSS - MME)
  • S6B (PGW - 3GPP AAA)
  • S6D (HSS - S4 SGSN)
  • S8 (SGW - PGW)
  • S9 (PCRF - PCRF)
  • S10 (MME - MME)
  • S11 (MME - SGW)
  • S12 (UTRAN - SGW)
  • GX (PCRF - PGW)
  • GXC (PCRF-SGW)
  • RX (PCRF - IP APPLICATION [P-CSCF FOR IMS])
  • GR (SGSN - HSS)
  • GN (SGSN - MME / SGSN - PGW)
  • GP (SGSN - PGW)
  • SGi
  • S6a between MME and HSS
  • S6d between S4-SGSN and HSS
  • S13 between MME and EIR
  • S13 ’ between S4-SGSN and EIR
  • S9 between Visited PCRF and Home PCRF
  • Gx between PDN-GW and PCRF
  • Gxx (Gxa, Gxb, Gxc) for policy control
  • Gy between PDN-GW and OCS
  • Gz between PDN-GW and OFCS
  • Rx between P-CSCF and PCRF
  • Sp between PCRF and SPR

EPC Operational Scenarios for Voice, Data and Video

  • System acquisition
  • Idle mode operations
  • Synchronization
  • Cell search and random access
  • RRC connection establishment
  • Traffic operations in DL & UL
  • Bearer setup and handover
  • Power control
  • LTE/SAE signaling
  • EPC (MME) registration
  • Security procedures

Overview of WiMAX (Worldwide Interoperability for Microwave Access)

  • Broadband Wireless Access
  • An Introduction to WiMAX and IEEE 802.16
  • Application and Services
  • Last Mile Broadband Connections
  • Hotspot and Cellular Backhaul
  • High-speed Enterprise Connectivity
  • Security and QoS in WiMAX
  • WiMAX ASN Gateways
  • 802.16-2004, 802.16e and 802.16m
  • 802.16m-2011: Advanced Air Interface with data rates of 100 Mbit/s mobile and 1 Gbit/s fixed.
  • Mobile WiMAX Release 2 or WirelessMAN-Advanced

WiMAX Core    

  • ASN (Access Service Network)
  • ASN-GW  (ASN Gateway, part of the ASN)
  • CSN (Connectivity Service Network)
  • HA (Home Agent, part of the CSN)
  • AAA ( Authentication, Authorization and Accounting Server, part of the CSN)
  • NAP ( Network Access Provider)
  • NSP (Network Service Provider)

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