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Training goals

This one-day course is an introduction to GSM (Global System for Mobile communication) networks, technology that revolutionised communication in modern world. The event provides knowledge necessary to understand terms related to GSM, GPRS (General Packet Radio Service) and EDGE (Enhanced Data Rates for Global Evolution). It discusses architecture and main procedures, providing knowledge needed in more advanced courses.

Target Audience - Who Should Attend and Benefit

People requiring basic knowledge of how the GSM network is built, and how it works. The course is addressed to a technical staff, who will continue with more advanced courses, as well as to Customer Support Representatives, Sales Engineers and Consultants.

Conspect Show list

  • GSM Standardization
    • Standard Bodies
    • Documents and Recommendations
  • Network Geographical Hierarchy
    • Cells
    • Routing Area and Location Area
    • Service Area
  • GSM and GPRS Architecture
    • Radio Access – Functions of GERAN (BTS and BSC Nodes)
    • Voice Handling – MSC and GMSC Node Functions
    • Packet Switching – SGSN and GGSN Node Functions
    • Databases – HLR, AUC, VLR, EIR
    • Interfaces
  • Radio Access
    • FDMA & TDMA
    • Physical and Logical Channels
    • Traffic and Signalling Channels
    • GSM and GPRS Channels
  • User Access
    • User Authentication
    • Service Verification
    • Terminal Verification
  • Call Handling
    • Call Setup
    • Handover
  • PDP Context Activation
  • SMS Transmission
  • Roaming
  • Mobile Terminals
  • Transmission Quality
    • Problems and solutions
    • Throughput: GSM, GPRS and EDGE
    • Security
  • Charging
    • Charging Data Records
    • Pre-Paid Solutions
  • Evolution - 3G and Mobile IP
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Additional information

  • Ability to understand technical subjects.
  • Technical background in telecommunications and IP would be an advantage when attending the course.
Difficulty level
Duration 1 day

The participants will obtain certificates signed by Compendium CE.


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