Mobile Telecoms Fundamentals

This course has been designed for a non-technical audience who work within the mobile telecoms industry but do not necessarily need an in depth knowledge of how today’s mobile networks operate. The main concepts behind 2G, 3G, 4G and Wi-Fi are explored in the course, with key terminology introduced and explained throughout.

This course will contain the following sections:


  • Topic areas covered include:
  • Transmission and Switching
  • Analogue and Digital Transmission
  • Circuit and Packet Switching
  • Signalling and Traffic
  • Making and Receiving Calls
  • Sending and Receiving Text Messages
  • Mobility in GSM
  • Roaming
  • The GPRS Network
  • The Mobile
  • The Radio Access Network
  • The Core Network
  • Always On and Session Management
  • Mobility in GPRS
  • Roaming
  • Topic areas covered include:
  • The GSM Network
  • The Mobile
  • The Radio Access Network
  • The Core Network
  • Making and Receiving Calls
  • Sending and Receiving Text Messages
  • Mobility in GSM
  • Roaming
  • The GPRS Network
  • The Mobile
  • The Radio Access Network
  • The Core Network
  • Always On and Session Management
  • Mobility in GPRS
  • Roaming
  • Topic areas covered include:
  • The UMTS Network
  • The Mobile
  • The Radio Access Network
  • The Core Network
  • Making and Receiving Calls
  • Always On and Session Management
  • Mobility in UMTS
  • Mobile Broadband
  • Topic areas covered include:
  • Why 4G?
  • The LTE Network
  • The Mobile
  • The Radio Access Network
  • The Core Network
  • Quality of Service and EPS Bearers
  • Mobility in LTE
  • Pooling
  • Making and Receiving Calls - CSFB
  • Interworking with 2G and 3G
  • The IP Multimedia Subsystem
  • IMS Architecture
  • Making and Receiving Calls - VoLTE
  • Rich Communication Services
  • Topic areas covered include:
  • The WiFi Network
  • WiFi Architecture
  • WiFi Operation
  • WiFi Calling and WiFi Offload
  • WiFi Calling and WiFi Offload Architecture
  • Registering with the Network
  • Making and Receiving Calls over WiFi
  • WiFi Calling Mobility
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Duration 6 hours
CPD Learning Credits 0

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