UMTS Air Interface

From the architecture of the radio interface, through channel structures, the CDMA physical layer, the protocols, procedures and operation, this course provides a comprehensive and detailed explanation of the UMTS Air Interface.

Click on the links below for a more detailed breakdown of each module.


  • UMTS Air Interface Fundamentals
  • UMTS Air Interface Fundamentals - In Principle
  • Global Frequency Allocation
  • Global Frequency Allocation - In Principle
  • CDMA Concepts
  • CDMA Concepts - In Principle
  • Modulation Techniques for UMTS
  • Modulation Techniques for UMTS - In Principle
  • Cell Planning for UMTS
  • Cell Planning for UMTS - In Principle
  • Resources & Test of Understanding
  • Reference Document - The UMTS Air Interface
  • Test of Understanding - The UMTS Air Interface
  • Reference Document - UMTS Structure and Channels
  • Test of Understanding - UMTS Structure and Channels
  • UMTS Structure and Channels Fundamentals
  • UMTS Structure and Channels Fundamentals - In Principle
  • Access and Non Access Stratum
  • Access and Non Access Stratum - In Principle
  • Logical Channels
  • Logical Channels - In Principle
  • Transport Channels
  • Transport Channels - In Principle
  • Physical Channels
  • Physical Channels - In Principle
  • Channel Mapping
  • Channel Mapping - In Principle
  • Resources & Test of Understanding
  • Reference Document - UMTS Structure and Channels
  • Test of Understanding - UMTS Structure and Channels
  • UMTS Physical Layer Fundamentals
  • UMTS Physical Layer Fundamentals - In Principle
  • UMTS Spread Spectrum
  • UMTS Spread Spectrum - In Principle
  • Primary and Secondary Synchronization Codes
  • Primary and Secondary Synchronization Codes - In Principle
  • Scrambling Codes
  • Scrambling Codes - In Principle
  • Spreading Codes
  • Spreading Codes - In Principle
  • Code Transmission and Reception
  • Code Transmission and Reception - In Principle
  • UMTS Timing
  • UMTS Timing - In Principle
  • Resources & Test of Understanding
  • Reference Document - UMTS Physical Layer
  • Test of Understanding - UMTS Physical Layer
  • UMTS Physical Channels Fundamentals
  • UMTS Physical Channels Fundamentals - In Principle
  • Downlink Physical Channels
  • Downlink Physical Channels - Part 1 - In Principle
  • Downlink Physical Channels - Part 2 - In Principle
  • Uplink Physical Channels
  • Uplink Physical Channels - In Principle
  • Compressed Mode
  • Compressed Mode - In Principle
  • Resources & Test of Understanding
  • Reference Document - UMTS Physical Channels
  • Test of Understanding - UMTS Physical Channels
  • UMTS RRC Fundamentals
  • UMTS RRC Fundamentals - In Principle
  • UMTS RRC Functions
  • UMTS RRC Functions - In Principle
  • UMTS Radio Bearers
  • UMTS Radio Bearers - In Principle
  • UMTS Idle Mode Procedures
  • UMTS Idle Mode Procedures - In Principle
  • UMTS Connected Mode Procedures
  • UMTS Connected Mode Procedures - In Principle
  • Resources & Test of Understanding
  • Reference Document - UMTS Radio Resource Control
  • Test of Understanding - UMTS Radio Resource Control
  • UMTS Operational Procedures Fundamentals
  • UMTS Operational Procedures - In Principle
  • Initial Procedures
  • Cell and PLMN Selection - In Principle
  • UMTS Attach - In Principle
  • UMTS Power Control - In Principle
  • Circuit Switched Operation
  • Circuit Switched Operation - In Principle
  • Packet Switched Operation
  • Packet Switched Operation - In Principle
  • Resources & Test of Understanding
  • Reference Document - UMTS Operational Procedures
  • Test of Understanding - UMTS Operational Procedures
  • UMTS Mobility and Interworking Fundamentals
  • UMTS Mobility and Interworking Fundamentals - In Principle
  • UMTS Idle Mode Mobility
  • UMTS Idle Mode Mobility - In Principle
  • UMTS Connected Mode Mobility
  • Measurement Control and Reporting - In Principle
  • UMTS Handovers - Part 1 - In Principle
  • UMTS Handovers - Part 2 - In Principle
  • Interworking with GERAN
  • Interworking with GERAN - In Principle
  • Resources & Test of Understanding
  • Reference Document - UMTS Mobility and Interworking
  • Test of Understanding - UMTS Mobility and Interworking
  • HSPA Air Interface
  • LTE Air Interface Operation
  • LTE Carrier Aggregation and MIMO
  • Small Cells
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Duration 9 hours
CPD Learning Credits 9

Price £100.00 (for 6 months access)

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