Courses Details
Course Overview
With 3G mobile technologies already rolled out, operators are looking towards the next broadband engine of growth.  This is the UMTS Long Term Evolution (LTE).  This course provides participants who are in sales, marketing and commercial business, the necessary background information about the state of the LTE technology, the key areas of changes happening in the mobile industry market, as well as the economics.  It will demystify aspects of LTE for the non-technical or semi-technical personnel.
Course Schedule
Target Audience
Sales and marketing personnel.
Course Prerequisites
Basic knowledge of the telecom industry
Expected Accomplishments
Describe the evolution of mobile technologies towards LTE
Identify the market triggers for implementing LTE  
Describe the LTE value proposition of LTE for operators and customers
Discuss the data rates and performance targets of LTE
Identify the LTE frequency bands and estimate LTE data rates for specific speeds
Discuss the main factors that affect the ‘speed’ of a mobile data connection
Outline the LTE/SAE network elements and interfaces
Discuss the methods provided to allow voice communication to take place via LTE 
Outline the LTE  rollout options for new and existing network operators and demonstrate an understanding of the cost implications
Describe how LTE Advanced enhances data rates further
Course Outline
The LTE Market
Evolution to LTE
Market triggers
Growing data traffic
Distribution of mobile traffic by application
Rising tariffs, Falling traffic

The LTE Value Proposition
Enhanced performance
Throughput, latency and capacity
Quality of Service (QoS)

LTE  Network Architecture
Network Architecture Evolution
Evolved Packet System
UE Categories and capabilities

LTE  Air Interface Technologies

LTE Voice Deployment
Voice over LTE (VoLTE)
Voice over LTE over Generic Access (VOLGA)
Circuit Switched Fall Back (CSFB)
Single Radio Voice Call Continuity (SRVCC)
Voice over IP

LTE Advanced
LTE Advanced targets
Key Technology Enablers
 Carrier Aggregation
 Coordinated multipoint transmission
 Self organizing networks (SON)
 Femto cells
 Heterogenous networks
 Light radio, liquid radio, AIR