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
oEvolution to LTE
oMarket triggers
oGrowing data traffic
oDistribution of mobile traffic by application
oRising tariffs, Falling traffic

The LTE Value Proposition
oEnhanced performance
oThroughput, latency and capacity
oQuality of Service (QoS)

LTE  Network Architecture
oNetwork Architecture Evolution
oEvolved Packet System
oUE Categories and capabilities

LTE  Air Interface Technologies
oOFDMA
oSC-FDMA
oMIMO

LTE Voice Deployment
oVoice over LTE (VoLTE)
oVoice over LTE over Generic Access (VOLGA)
oCircuit Switched Fall Back (CSFB)
oSingle Radio Voice Call Continuity (SRVCC)
oVoice over IP

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