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GPRS Overview

Course Description

GPRS Overview is designed to provide a solid understanding of the GPRS technology.
It gives a basic overview of the GPRS network architecture, the mobile station and the air interface.Furthermore the Base Station System, the Core Network and Important traffic cases are described and explained.

Content

MOBILE EVOLUTION
  • Circuit switched and Packet switched
  • Mobile generations
  • Characteristics
  • Bit rates
STANDARDISATION
  • Radio Network
  • Organisations
  • GSM phases
  • Services
NETWORK ARCHITECTURE
  • Radio Network
  • Core Network
  • Network nodes
  • Network management systems
  • Basic procedures
MOBILE STATION
  • ME function
  • SIM functions
AIR INTERFACE
  • Methods for radio access
  • Frequency allocation
  • TDMA in GSM
  • Logical channels
  • Major bit error sources
  • General error handling methods
  • GSM-specific radio features
BASE STATION SYSTEM
  • BTS functions
  • BSC functions
  • Radio network planning
CORE NETWORK
  • MSC, GMSC
  • SGSN, GGSN
  • HLR, VLR
  • AUC, EIR
  • SMS-C
  • IWU
TRAFFIC CASES AND PROCEDURES
  • Security
  • Charging
  • Location Updating
  • Roaming
  • From “Power on” to “Traffic”
  • Handover
  • GSM data call
  • GPRS data session

Target audience

GPRS Survey is valuable to anyone who need a thorough understanding of GPRS. Typical participants are operator personnel implementing and operating GPRS networks, and vendor personnel in GPRS equipment production. Other categories include managers responsible for GPRS activities who need thorough GPRS system know-how to make everyday decisions.

Pre-requisites

It is advantageous however not necessary for the participants to have some working experience from the telecom sector.

Course length

2 days

Price

1.950 €

Code

WM0057

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