LTE and 5G Course Content

SECTION-1: Introduction about wireless technologies

  • GSM Architecture
  • UMTS Architecture
  • Frame architectures of GSM &UMTS
  • Protocol stack architecture of UMTS
  • UMTS Channels
  • Revolution from 2G to 4G

SECTION-2: Modulation & Multiple Access Schemes

  • Different Modulation schemes: BPSK, QPSK, QAM, 16-QAM, 64-QAM & 256 QAM
  • Different Multiple Access Schemes: TDMA, FDMA, WCDMA, OFDMA & SCFDMA ¬FDD & TDD.

SECTION-3: Introduction to LTE

  • Comparison of LTE with different Technologies
  • LTE High level architecture with different interfaces
  • LTE interfaces with corresponding protocols
  • LTE Protocol Stack Architecture (control plane/user plane)
  • LTE Channel
  • Understanding of Data and Signalling Communication
  • LTE Frame Architecture
  • LTE Bearer, PLMN, IMSI
  • Geographical Areas
  • Network Identities
  • LTE Resource Grid
  • CFI and DCI formats
  • Cell Acquisition Procedure

SECTION-4: NAS (Non-Access Stratum)

  • EMM States ¬ECM/ESM States
  • LTE Registration/Attach Procedure ¬Tracking Area Update Procedure
  • Service Request Procedure
  • S1 Release Procedure
  • Detach Procedure
  • NAS Security Activation.

SECTION-5: RRC (Radio Resource Control)

  • UE –RRC States
  • RRC connection Establishment.
  • System Information Acquisition
  • Initial Security Activation
  • RRC Connection Reconfiguration
  • RRC Connection Reestablishment
  • RRC Connection Release
  • Handovers (X2,S1 )
  • Radio resource configuration  X2 interface
  • S1 interface

SECTION-6: PDCP (Packet Data Convergence Protocol)

  • PDCP Architecture
  • PDCP Procedures
  • Header Compression & Decompression States
  • PDCP Security Functions ¬PDCP PDU Formats

SECTION-7: RLC (Radio Link Control)

  • RLC Architecture
  • RLC Entities
  • RLC Modes
  • Transmission & Reception of Data
  • ARQ Procedures
  • RLC PDU Formats

SECTION-8: MAC (Medium Access Control)

  • MAC Architecture
  • Random Access Procedure
  • HARQ operation
  • Logical Channel Prioritization
  • Scheduling request
  • Buffer Status Reporting
  • Power Headroom Reporting
  • Discontinuous Reception
  • Semi-persistent Scheduling
  • MAC Scheduler
  • MAC PDU Formats

SECTION-9: CS Procedures

  • RTP & RTCP
  • Carrier Aggregation
  • Knowledge of Release 8,9,10,11,12,13,14

5G (NR)

  • What is 5G and why? What is new?  The ITU IMT-2020 5G requirements
  • ITU 5G Use Cases – eMBB, URLLC and eMTC Expectations, use cases and requirements
  • Explain the NR release 15
  • Explain the NR release 16 Explain the NR release 17
  • What is Standalone (SA) v Non-Standalone (NSA) Networks?
  • Deployment option
  • Describe the EN-DC Architecture
  • Describe the SA Architecture
  • User Plane protocols (NG, Xn, F1-interface)
  • Description, AMF, SMF, PCF, AUSF, UDM, UPF, NEF, NRF, AF.
  • Frequency bands FR1 and FR2?
  • New Radio (NR) features, NR  Numerologies NR radio frame and sub frame structure
  • Slots and slot formats
  • Self-contained slots and flexible numerology Physical Channels and Signals
  • Resource Grid, Resource Element, Resource Block
  • Massive MIMO Beamforming
  • CA control channel usage (up to 32 carriers)

Protocol testing Course content (Practical)

1. Introduction of all tools.

  • How exactly testing do & Types of testing?
  • Practical use cases of Different tool.
  • QXDM, QCAT, Wireshark & ADB , ELT, ARM logger tool intro.
  • How we can help to developer to debug Issue.

2. Logs capturing process.

  • QXDM, QCAT & Wireshark Tools installation.
  • QCN Backup, NV value important.
  • Qflash tool, how we do device Flashing Qualcomm & Mediatek Chipset.

3. Call Flow With QXDM.

  • DMC creation in QXDM.
  • Call Flow (QCI9, 5 &1).

4. Jobs opportunity in protocol testing.

  • Job roles in organization
  • Test case plan of different team.
  • Issue discussion, How testing team report issue, new test case writing.

5. Resume making tips.

– Resume writing skills, Material sharing & important website for study.

***** Study material & tolls will be provided *****

  1. QCAT, QPST & Qfil.
  2. Wireshark.
  3. Logs for analysis.

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