Exploring GPRS and EDGE

In Bangalore

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Important information

  • Course
  • Bangalore
  • Duration:
    1 Day

Important information

Where and when

Starts Location
On request
#70/1, 2nd Floor, Dr.Brownamma Towers 2nd Cross, Mission Road, CSI Compund, Opp: HCG Hospital, 560027, Karnataka, India
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Course programme

This course is meant to offer the knowledge which is needed for those when EDGE is introduced into the GSM/GPRS radio network. The course includes both the theoretical materials and operational exercises.

Learning Objectives

On completion of this course, the participants will be able to:
• Describe EDGE technology
• Describe EDGE/EGPRS related features
• Operation activities in BTS and BSC for GPRS/EGPRS radio networks

Course Outlines

1. Introduction
1.1. Motivation for GPRS and EDGE
1.2. Efficient use of radio resources
1.3. Evolution from existing networks
1.4. Supported data rates
1.5. 3G technology landscape

2. Network Architecture
2.1. Network overview
2.2. Different classes of GPRS handsets
2.3. Role of the GGSN and SGSN
2.4. Evolution from GSM networks
2.5. Protocol reference models

3. GPRS and EDGE Radio Network
3.1. Physical layer operations
3.2. Error protection techniques
3.3. GMSK & 8PSK modulation
3.4. MCS & CS classes
3.5. Physical and logical channels

4. Managing Radio Resources
4.1. MAC - channel coordination (TBF, medium access modes)
4.2. RLC - Modes of operation

5. Gb Interface
5.1. BSSGP virtual circuits
5.2. Frame relay

6. GPRS Packet Network
6.1. GPRS Attach
6.2. PDP Context Activation
6.3. Interface from SGSN to GGSN

7. GPRS Services
7.1. Service APN
7.2. Connecting to external networks

8. GPRS Mobility & Roaming
8.1. Cell update procedures
8.2. RA update
8.3. GPRS Roaming Exchange (GRX)

9. Evolution to UMTS (WCDMA)
9.1. Highlights of the technology
9.2. Migration path

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