Price: $1,699.00

Length: 2 Days
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LTE TDD Training, TDD LTE or TD-LTE Training


LTE TDD Training, Time Division Duplex Long Term Evolution (TDD LTE) or TD-LTE covers  3GPP LTE TDD specifications. Learn about TD-LTE principles, technologies, TD-LTE air interface and LTE TDD and LTE FDD similarities and differences. LTE TDD training course provides knowledge  on TD-LTE architecture, TD-LTE protocols, PHY and MAC layers of the TD-LTE air interface and E-UTRAN operations including: acquisition, system access, data session setup, traffic operations, handover scenarios, QoS/QoE and security.

 Learning Objectives

Upon completing of this course, the attendees will be able to:

  • Describe TDD LTE or TD-LTE business models and services
  • Explain the motivations for TD-LTE
  • Explain key TD-LTE concepts and terminology
  • List the key features in TD-LTE networks
  • List TD-LTE network components and building blocks including OFDM, MIMO, and All-IP
  • Sketch TD-LTE network architecture
  • Specify TDD LTE or TD-LTE air interface protocols including PHY and MAC layers of the TD-LTE air interface
  • Describe PHY Type 2 frame structure and resource mapping for DL and UL
  • Describe operations in DL and UL at the PHY/MAC layers
  • Explain TD-LTE operational scenarios, system acquisition, synchronization setup procedure
  • Describe cell reselection and handover procedures
  • Explain what Converged LTE TDD/FDD is
  • Describe new concepts in TD-LTE including LTE-Advanced, devices, customers experience, HetNet, VoLTE, Multimode Multiband (MMMB), IoT, eMBMS, E2E and global roaming


Who Should Attend

TD-LTE  is a technical course focusing on concepts and technologies designed for engineers, designers, managers, testers,  and field operations.

Course Content

Introduction to TD-LTE or TDD LTE

  • Motivation, goals and requirements of TD-LTE
  • LTE network architecture
  • LTE nodes and interfaces
  • Comparison between FDD LTE & TDD LTE
  • TDD/FDD tradeoff
  • TDD download capacity
  • Common LTE FDD and LTE TDD technology ecosystem
  • TD-LTE air interface protocols
  • Flexible Downlink/Uplink ratio
  • Spectrum
  • Network and terminals

Overview of the LTE TDD technology

  • Frequency bands
  • TD-LTE technology overview
  • LTE TDD physical layer
  • TD-LTE physical layer design
  • TD-LTE Access techniques
  • TD-LTE frame structure
  • TD-LTE Type 2 frame structure
  • Uplink/downlink configurations
  • S- Subframe and subframe patterns
  • TD-LTE DL/UL configurations
  • Resource structure
  • PHY channels and resource mapping
  • DwPTS, GP, UpPTS
  • Hybrid-ARQ control signaling

TD-LTE Channels

  • Physical channels
  • Physical downlink shared channel (PDSCH)
  • Physical downlink control channel (PDCCH
  • Physical hybrid ARQ indicator channel (PHICH)
  • Uplink channels – Physical uplink shared channel (PUSCH)
  • Physical uplink control channel (PUCCH)
  • PUCCH transmission
  • Physical random access channel (PRACH)
  • Random access preamble format
  • Physical signals
  • Reference signal
  • Primary and secondary synchronization signal (P-SYNC, S-SYNC)
  • Uplink signals
  • Demodulation reference signal
  • Sounding reference signal

TD-LTE Operational Scenarios

  • System Acquisition
  • DL synchronization in TD-LTE
  • System selection and access operation
  • UL synchronization
  • TD-LTE random access procedure
  • TD-LTE preamble configurations
  • RRC connection establishment
  • TD-LTE call setup
  • Initial attach
  • EPS bearer setup
  • DL transmission process
  • Channel quality reporting
  • DL scheduling and resource allocation
  • DL operations with MIMO
  • Uplink Operations
  • UL scheduling and resource allocation
  • UL operations with MIMO
  • Mobility scenarios
  • Tracking area update
  • Cell reselection
  • Paging
  • Handover
  • Power control

Advanced TD-LTE Concepts

  • TD-LTE device configuration parameters
  • Common operator UE/device requirements
  • TDD Home eNode B (HeNB)
  • Single USIM
  • Handover between TD-LTE and LTE FDD
  • Common operator requirements for eNB
  • Harmonized 2.6 GHz UE ecosystem
  • Network planning
  • Coverage planning
  • Estimation of TD-LTE coverage
  • Propagation model and link budget calculation
  • Antenna configuration
  • Penetration loss of different frequency
  • Multi-Antenna Solutions & Specifications (MASS)
  • Common requirements for TDD multi antenna
  • Dynamic eMBMS
  • eMBMS deployment in TD-LTE
  • Push supply chain (e.g. chipset) to support eMBMS
  • Multi-Mode Multi-Band solution
  • Voice Solution for TD-LTE handset
  • Beamforming (BF) infrastructure and antenna
  • IOT and Terminal Test
  • Coexistence of WiMAX (Band 41) and LTE (Band7 and Band38)


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