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Education & Training

Covering seven major areas in wireless communications, this 20 hour course provides an overview with breadth and depth in the following key areas:

  • Fundamental Knowledge
  • RF Engineering, Propagation, Antennas, and Signal Processing
  • Wireless Access Technologies
  • Network and Service Architecture
  • Network Management and Security
  • Facilities Infrastructure, Standards and Regulations
  • Emerging New Paradigms and Services

Course content includes:

  • Radio engineering fundamentals -- RF Systems, modulation, frequency spectrum
  • Antennas, wave propagation, MIMO, receiver architecture and performance parameters
  • Multiple access methods – FDMA, TDMA, CDMA, OFDM and OFDMA, random access
  • Cellular air interface -- evolution from GSM through LTE and 5G
  • Wireless local and personal area networks, satellite communication, ad hoc networks, UWB
  • Network architectures – Internet protocol, packet switching, quality of service, VoIP, teletraffic analysis
  • Service architectures -- IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS)
  • Network security -- Wi-Fi, cellular, internet protocol
  • Infrastructure, standards and regulations
  • Emerging technologies – Internet of Things, machine type communications, vehicle to vehicle and vehicle to anything communication, millimeter wavelength communication, positioning and location.

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