Course Overview

LTE as an emerging technology is fast gaining ground as one of the most viable and reliable means of data transfer and transmission. In line with this, demand is rising to acquire knowledge on how the technology works. The training will take a look at an overview of the key technology & business drivers, including: Higher Spectral Efficiency, all‐IP network, Self Organizing Network (SON), Multiple‐Input Multiple‐Output (MIMO), High Spectrum Flexibility and Scalability, Higher Peak Data Rates, Lower Latency, Network Sharing, Lower Costs per Bits, Improved User Quality of Experience, and Monetizing the Network. Principles, Motivations, And Key Requirements for LTE; overview of LTE Releases 10, 11, 12 and 13

Course Objectives

Participants to the LTE Workshop will get an understanding of the benefits and challenges offered by LTE so that they will be in the position to:

  • Describe the features and benefits of LTE;
  • Understand the LTE network components and functions
  • Understand LTE Air Interface Methods
  • Determine the available LTE options in terms of spectrum, equipment availability, timeline, evolution from 3G
  • Understand the current state of the LTE ecosystem and service offerings
  • Optimize their LTE strategy, based on LTE current & future capabilities
  • Understand all areas of their business that will be affected by LTE and
  • Initiate an educated dialog with equipment vendors and service providers

Target Audience

ICT Consultants and Analysts, ICT Regulators and Policy Makers, Equipment Vendors, Senior and Middle Level Business and Technical Managers Working For Mobile Operators and Other ICT Service Providers and Internet Service Providers.