Price: $2,599.00
Course Number: 1001
Length: 3 Days
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Why choose TONEX as your VoLTE training provider?

VoLTE Training, Voice over LTE (VoLTE) training course covers all aspects of  VoLTE,  the next innovation in the industry, Evolved Packet Core (EPC) in conjunction with IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) to deliver various services such as voice, SMS, video and other services such as IM and Presence.

Voice over LTE (VoLTE) provides the standardization for  voice solution deployed over LTE networks. Attend this course and learn more details about Voice over LTE (VoLTE). Learn about VoLTE Call Establishment with EPS/IMS and SIP, Key Technical Requirements for VoLTE, QCI Values for Benares, Common RTP Payload Types, and RTCP Packet Types.

VoLTE Training

Voice over LTE (VoLTE) training is an innovative crash course bootcamp style covers VoLTE basic concepts, VoLTE architecture, VoLTE network nodes, VoLTE protocols, VoLTE interfaces, session handling, media and control, VoLTE frameworks and profiles, VoLTE operational scenarios, QoS, security, charging and roaming.

Example of Topics covered:

  • LTE Voice Solution Alternatives
  • Rich Communication Suite (RCS)
  • Overview of CSFB, VoLGA, SRVCC and Voice over IMS
  • Introduction of Circuit Switched FallBack (CSFB)
  • Voice over LTE via GAN (VoLGA)
  • Introduction of Single Radio Voice Call Continuity (SRVCC)
  • Introduction to IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS)
  • Overview of VoIP protocols: SIP, SDP, RTP, RTCP and RTSP
  • LTE voice evolution, all-IP network
  • IMS Architecture, Interfaces and Protocols
  • IMS Operational Scenarios for VoLTE
  • VoTE Functionalists and Features
  • Key Technical Requirements for VoLTE
  • IMS Profile for Voice and SMS
  • EPS Architecture for Voice and Messaging SupportKey Technical Requirements for VoLTE
  • VoLTE Network Configuration with IMS
  • Overview of Changes in LTE to support Voice and SMS
  • Transmission Time Interval (TTI) Bundling
  • Discontinuous Reception (DRX) 3GPP
  • Robust Header Compression (RoHC)
  • VoTE Functionalists and Features
  • VoLTE End to End Signaling
  • EPS Architecture for Voice and Messaging Support
  • VoLTE Radio Performance
  • GSMA IR.92 IMS Profile for Voice and SMS
  • GSMA IR.94 IMS Profile for Conversational Video
  • VoLTE Security

Who Should Attend

Engineers and Non-Engineers interested in Voice over LTE concepts, architecture, frameworks, protocols, technologies, profiles and deployments.

Objectives

Upon completing of this course, the student will:

  • Understand the key concepts behind LTE, IMS, MMTel and VoLTE
  • Explore the VoLTE architecture
  • Discuss similarties and differences between Circuit-Switched Fallback (CSFB), Single Radio Voice Call Continuity (SRVCC) and Voice over IMS
  • Discuss IMS Profile for Voice and SMS defined by GSMA
  • Learn about IMS feature set, IMS media, radio and packet core features, and common VoLTE functionalities
  • Discuss EPC architecture and IMS signaling
  • Explore IMS network architecture, services, elements, protocols to support voice, SMS and video
  • Identify the role of key network nodes, interfaces, protocols, media control and related protocols
  • Discuss PCC, QoS and security supporting VoLTE
  • Discuss IMS registration procedures
  • Understand GSMA VoLTE profile and role of AS, RCS, MMTel, and ICS
  • Understand call flows, SMS, roaming, charging, QoS and security in LTE-EPC and IMS networks
  • Discuss VoLTE call flows and establishment
  • Discuss PCC interactions and SIP/SDP message details
  • Discuss detailed VoLTE security mechanism

Outline

Introduction  to Long Term Evolution (LTE)

  • Introduction to LTE (Long Term Evolution) and SAE/EPC/EPS
  • Network nodes and roles of HSS, MME, S-GW, P-GW, enhanced Packet Data Gateway (ePDG) and PCRF
  • LTE/SAE/EPC Network Architecture
  • Overview EPS
  • Architecture and node functions
  • EPS network architecture and components
  • EPS bearers
  • EPS QoS
  • Idle and connected mode mobility
  • EPS protocol stacks
  • Basic EPS signaling procedures
  • Key interfaces: S1, S5, S6, S10 and S11
  • Key features and services
  • Ethernet Backhaul for LTE
  • PCC (Policy and Charging Control
  • LTE and EPC Security

Introduction to VoLTE (Voice over LTE)

  • What is VoLTE?
  • LTE Voice Solution Alternatives
  • Overview of CSFB, SRVCC and Voice over IMS
  • Introduction of Circuit Switched FallBack (CSFB)
  • EPS Reference Architecture for CSFB with UTRAN
  • Voice over LTE via GAN (VoLGA)
  • The aim of VoLGA
  • High-level VoLGA Service Diagram
  • Introduction of Single Radio Voice Call Continuity (SRVCC)
  • Rich Communication Suite (RCS)
  • EPS Reference Architecture for Single Radio Voice Call Continuity (SRVCC) to UTRAN as Destination Network
  • SRVCC from LTE to 3GPP UTRAN/GERAN
  • SRVCC from LTE to 3GPP2 C2K
  • All IP voice and video, IMS
  • LTE voice evolution—all-IP network
  • VoLTE Network Configuration with IMS
  • VoLTE System Architecture
  • Evolved Packet Core (EPC)
  • EPC Entities and Functionalities
  • EPS Mobility Management
  • EPS Session Management and QoS
  • IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) Architecture
  • Home Subscriber Server (HSS)
  • Policy and Charging Rule Function (PCRF)
  • Overview of IMS Profile for Voice and SMS
  • UE and Network Protocol Stacks in IMS Profile for Voice
  • Supplementary Service Supported in VoLTE
  • AMR codec and AMR-WB codec
  • LTE RAN Features Reference
  • Semi-Persistent Scheduling 3GPP 36.321
  • Transmission Time Interval (TTI) Bundling 3GPP 36.321
  • Discontinuous Reception (DRX) 3GPP 43.013
  • Robust Header Compression (RoHC) IETF RFC4815

Introduction to  IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS)

  • What is IMS?
  • Service creation and delivery
  • IMS elements
  • IMS Protocols and Messages
  • SIP protocol for session control
  • Service elements and functions
  • IMS resource and media control elements
  • Signaling and transport interworking elements
  • Session Control in the IMS
  • Media Encoding
  • Media Transport
  • SIP and Diameter in the IMS
  • Interfaces and Protocols
  • SIP extensions for IMS

IMS Architecture, Interfaces and Protocols

  • 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 Security Registration
  • Call origination and termination
  • Roaming and Handovers
  • Supplementary Services
  • Session renegotiation
  • External Services (VHE, OSA)
  • IMS Security Architecture
  • IMS Session Establishment
  • Interworking
  • Charging, Policy & QoS
  • PCC (Policy and Charging Control)
  • Diameter in IMS
  • Defining IMS Related Interfaces

IMS Operational Scenarios for VoLTE

  • IMS IDs
  • IMS Public User Identity
  • IMS Private User Identity
  • Identification of User’s Device
  • Identification of Network Entities
  • Identification of Services (Public Service Identities)
  • IMS Private User Identity (IMPI)
  • IMS Public User Identity (IMPU)
  • VoLTE UE Registration
  • Subscription requirements
  • Supplementary services
  • Call Set-up
  • PSTN Break-out
  • Services in IMS Registration
  • Call origination and termination
  • Charging implications
  • Roaming and handovers
  • Quality of service
  • Media Resource Reservation and Policy Control
  • IMS Security
  • Privacy implications
  • Authentication

GSMA IR.92 IMS Profile for Voice and SMS

  • IMS Feature Set
  • Support of generic IMS functions
  • Supplementary Services
  • SMS over IPv4/IPv6
  • IMS Media
  • Voice Media
  • Radio and Packet Core Feature Set
  • Emergency Service
  • Roaming Considerations

GSMA IR.94 IMS Profile for Conversational Video

  • IMS Feature Set
  • Support of Generic IMS Functions
  • SIP Registration Procedures
  • Call Establishment and Termination
  • Early Media
  • Supplementary Services
  • IMS Media
  • RTP Payload Format Considerations for
  • Radio and Packet Core Feature Set for Video
  • Bearer Considerations for Video
  • LTE Radio Capabilities

VoTE Functionalists and Features

  • Radio Functionalists
  • Bearers and Scheduling
  • UE Radio Access Capabilities for VoLTE
  • LTE RAN Features
  • Semi-Persistent Scheduling
  • Transmission Time Interval (TTI) Bundling
  • Discontinuous Reception (DRX)
  • Robust Header Compression (RoHC)
  • Policy and charging control architecture
  • QoS and Multiple Bearers (Default, Dedicated)
  • QoS Class Identifiers (QCIs)
  • PDN Connectivity Establishment for the VoLTE User
  • IMS Identification
  • Voice over LTE use cases

 Key Technical Requirements for VoLTE

  • QCI Values for the Bearers
  • Mandatory SIP Headers
  • Getting Connected
  • Call and Media Handling
  • Handover from LTE to Circuit-Switched
  • CS Fallback for Evolved Packet System
  • Architecture of CS Fallback for EPS
  • Idle Mode Signaling Reduction and Use of CS Fallback for EPS
  • CS Fallback Attachment
  • Mobile Originating and Terminating
  • Call Using CSFB
  • Single Radio Voice Call Continuity (SRVCC)
  • Mobile Terminating Roaming Retry and Forwarding
  • IMS Profile for Voice and SMS
  • Telephony service and supplementary services
  • IMS control and media
  • IP flow and bearer management
  • LTE radio capabilities
  • Multi-media Telephony (MMTel) Supplementary Services
  • A range of Codes used in IMS and Mobile networks
  • Service Centralization and Continuity Application Server (SCC AS)
  • PSTN interworking
  • VoLTE Signaling protocols
  • VoLTE Call Scenarios
  • Bearer Concept & QoS-Architecture
  • Dedicated EPS Bearer Establishment
  • IMS triggered during Call Establishment
  • Requirements of protecting  VoLTE traffic

VoLTE End to End Signaling

  • Overview of SIP and SDP
  • Overview of RTP and RTCP
  • VoLTE Call
  • IMS VoLTE Procedures
  • PDN Connectivity
  • NAS Signaling
  • Signaling Bearer, DCCH and Attach Request
  • UE Authentication
  • Bearer Setup and EPS Attach
  • EPS Session Management (ESM)
  • UE P-CSCF Discovery
  • SIP Registration
  • Overview of AKAv2-MD5
  • Event Subscription
  • VoLTE Subscription and Device Configuration
  • EPS Attach for CSFB
  • IMS VoIP and Default Bearer Activation
  • IMS Registration
  • Constructing the REGISTER Request
  • UE to the P-CSCF, P-CSCF to the I-CSCF and I-CSCF to the S-CSCF
  • S-CSCF Challenges the UE
  • UE’s Response to the Challenge
  • Registration at the S-CSCF
  • The 200 (OK) Response
  • Third-Party Registration to Application Servers
  • Subscription to Registration Event Package
  • Re-Registration and Re-Authentication
  • De-Registration
  • SIP Headers and Codes
  • Quick Overview of AMR and AMR-WB

EPS Architecture for Voice and Messaging Support

  • Applied IMS Feature Set
  • Support of generic IMS functions
  • SIP Registration Procedures
  • IMS Media
  • Bearer Management
  • Common Functionalists
  • Policy and charging control architecture
  • Complementing IMS with CS
  • Attachment with E-UTRAN
  • CS Fallback
  • IMS and PCC
  • Registration
  • Call establishment
  • E911/emergency calls
  • IMS Emergency Session
  • PDN Connection Setup for Emergency Session
  • Emergency Registration
  • Emergency Session
  • Mobility and VoLTE
  • Roaming and IPX
  • Handovers
  • Interworking solutions with 3G and WiFi
  • VoLTE Messaging
  • Native IMS Messaging
  • SMS Interworking
  • Multimedia Messaging Service
  • Unstructured Supplementary Services Data Simulation in IMS
  • TONEX IMS / VoLTE Roadmaps, VoLTE Call Traces and Reference Guide

VoLTE Call Flows

  • VoLTE Call Flow – Basic IMS Registration 
  • VoLTE/IMS Procedures PDN Connectivity (NAS Signaling) 
  • Authentication 
  • Bearer Setup and EPS Attach 
  • Multiple Bearers (Default, Dedicated)
  • QoS Class Identifiers (QCIs) 
  • GBR and Non-GBR
  • Standardized QCIs for LTE
  • P-CSCF Discovery 
  • SIP Registration 
  • Event Subscription 
  • VoLTE Call Flow
  • SMS over LTE/EPC/IMS
  • VoLTE Security
  • VoLTE Protection vs.  Latency
  • Protecting VoLTE services against malicious attacks
  • VoLTE Service Disruption Scenarios and Mitigation
  • Network Failures 

 

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