Introduction to 5G

This course serves as an introduction to the latest technologies to influence mobile service provider networks, namely NFV and SDN. The course will initially outline the driving factors for NFV, followed by analysis of the standardization efforts in place. The NFV Framework architecture will then be examined, including focus on VNFs, the NFVI and MANO. In conclusion, an overview of the concepts and architecture associated with SDN is provided.

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  • The Road to 5G
  • What is 5G? - In Principle
  • Evolving 4G - In Principle
  • 3GPP SMARTER - In Principle
  • Frequency Bands and Spectrum for 5G - In Principle
  • Next Generation RAN and Core
  • 5G Network Architecture - In Principle
  • 5G Enhancements - Part 1 - In Principle
  • 5G Enhancements - Part 2 - In Principle
  • Resources & Test of Understanding
  • Reference Document - Introduction to 5G
  • Test of Understanding - Introduction to 5G
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Duration 3 hours
CPD Learning Credits 0

Price £175 (for 6 months access)

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