IMS & PCC System Engineering

With the advent of technologies such as LTE, next generation services and charging are now being controlled by IMS and PCC functions; a critical element in a service provider’s requirement to support seamless and rich multimedia services. For those needing to gain an understanding of this service overlay, this course provides a comprehensive technical explanation of how this is achieved. Furthermore, the course also incorporates real signalling analysis using Mpirical’s innovative network analyzer – NetX.
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  • IMS Architecture Fundamentals - In Principle
  • IMS Concepts & Drivers - In Principle
  • IMS Specifications & Standards - In Principle
  • IMS Architecture - Part 1 - In Principle
  • IMS Architecture - Part 2 - In Principle
  • IMS Architecture - Part 3 - In Principle
  • IMS Architecture - In Practice
  • Reference Document - IMS Concepts and Architecture
  • Test of Understanding - IMS Concepts and Architecture
  • IMS Protocols Fundamentals - In Principle
  • SIP Message Characteristics - In Principle
  • SIP Message Characteristics - In Practice
  • SIP Transactions and Dialogues - In Principle
  • SIP Transactions and Dialogues - In Practice
  • SIP Procedures - Registration - In Principle
  • SIP Procedures - Session Establishment - In Principle
  • SIP Procedures - In Practice
  • Examining Diameter - In Principle
  • Diameter in the IMS - In Principle
  • Diameter in the IMS - In Practice
  • Reference Document - IMS Protocols
  • Test of Understanding - IMS Protocols
  • IMS Registration Fundamentals - In Principle
  • IMS Identification Concepts and Initial Procedures - In Principle
  • Registration Procedure - In Principle
  • Registration Procedure Part 1 - In Practice
  • Registration Procedure Part 2 - In Practice
  • IMS Authentication and Key Agreement - In Principle
  • Securing the UE to IMS Connection - In Principle
  • Security Considerations - In Practice
  • Reference Document - IMS Registration
  • Test of Understanding - IMS Registration
  • Policy and Charging Control Fundamentals - In Principle
  • QoS in IP Networks-In Principle
  • PCC Architecture-In Principle
  • Gx and Rx Interface-In Principle
  • PCC Operation-In Principle
  • PCC Operation Gx - In Practice
  • PCC Operation Rx - In Practice
  • Reference Document - Policy and Charging Control
  • Test of Understanding - Policy & Charging Control
  • IMS Session Establishment Fundamentals - In Principle
  • Session Establishment - In Principle
  • Session Establishment - In Practice
  • Session Establishment Considerations - In Principle
  • Charging Concepts - In Principle
  • Reference Document - IMS Session Establishment
  • Test of Understanding - IMS Session Establishment
  • Rich Communication Services
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Duration 6 hours
CPD Learning Credits 6
Accreditation ITP Certified
Price £200.00 (for 6 months access)

This course has been independently assessed and accredited by both the ITP (Institute of Telecommunications Professionals) and the CPD Standards Office (Continuing Professional Development). Their marks of excellence awarded to Mpirical provides you with the recognition that the learning you have completed conforms to best practice and is appropriate for inclusion in a formal training record. Our certified courses mean you can be certain you’re receiving the highest quality training. Both the ITP and the CPD use independent specialists to regularly assess all our products and services. Including our Learning.

ITP Certified

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ITP Certified

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