(71-1516) LTE Advanced

LTE Advanced

LTE Advanced course focuses on new release of existing LTE Radio. The training covers all radio features available with LTE Advanced. Carrier Aggregation, SU/MU MIMO, Small Cells, Multipoint Coordinated Transmission and Interference Controll. This course is continuation of LTE System course and can be followed by LTE Advanced Pro course.

Additionally in last part all SON Self Organized Network enhancements are explained in detail.

1. Introduction

  • Carrier Aggregation
  • MIMO support
  • Inter Cell Interference Coordination ICIC, eICIC
  • Coordinated MultiPoint transmission COMP
  • EPDCCH
  • Small Cells

2. Carrier Aggregation

  • Bands, terminal capabilities, coverage, HetNet
  • inter-band, intra-band, contiguous, non-contiguous aggregation
  • Primary/Secondary component carrier
  • Multiple Timing Advance TA
  • Cross-Carrier scheduling
  • Periodic/Aperiodic SRS

3. MIMO

  • Single User/Multi User MIMO
  • 8 layers MIMO with Beamforming
  • PDSCH Transmission modes 9 and 10 with DCI
  • Cell Reference Signals CRS
  • Channel State Information Reference Signal CSI-RS
  • UE Specific Reference Signals UE-RS

4. ICIC, eICIC

  • Small cells
  • X2 interface procedures
  • Load information
  • Interference information
  • Almost Blank Subframes ABS

5. Coordination Mulit-Point operation CoMP

  • Distributed RAN
  • Backhauling
  • Joint Processing
  • Coordinated Scheduling/Coordinated Beamforming CS/CB
  • Dynami Cell Selection

6. Enhanced Physical Downlink Control Channel EPDCCH

  • HetNet support
  • eICIC
  • EPDCCH configuration
  • EPDCCH DCI
  • EPDCCH UCI
  • Dynami Cell Selection

7.  Physical Uplink Control Channel PUCCH

  • PUCCH Formats
  • PUCCH UCI

8. 3GPP SON

  • eNodeB Self-Configuration
  • ANR Automatic Neighbour Relation
  • PCI Selection
  • MRO Mobility Robustness Optimization
  • MLB Mobility Load Balancing and Load Reporting
  • RACH Optimization
  • Min. Drive Test
  • Coverage and Capacity Optimization
  • Energy Saving

 

Difficulty level: Beginner, Advanced

Duration: 1 day

Target audience: telecom engineer, other users of telecom system

Training method: lectures, theoretical exercises

Prerequisites: none



Other LTE trainings

  • (71-1511) LTE System (1 day)
  • (71-1512) LTE System Radio Signaling and Procedures (1 day)
  • (71-1513) LTE EPS (Evolved Packet Core) (1 day)
  • (71-1514) VoLTE (Voice over LTE) (1 day)
  • (71-1515) Diameter for EPC (Evolved Packet Core) (1 day)
  • (71-1516) LTE Advanced (1 day)
  • (71-1517) LTE Advanced Pro (1 day)
  • (71-1518) LTE/A-LTE SON Self Organizing Network (1 day)
  • (71-1519) MBMS/eMBMS Multimedia Broadcast Multicast System (1 day)
  • (71-1520) NB-LTE Narrowband LTE (1 day)