Advanced Wireless Communications

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Course Specifications

Course length: 1.0 day(s)

Course Description

Course Objective: You will examine the technologies used in advanced wireless communications.

Target Student: This course is for beginners, IT managers, or other professionals, who would like to understand the technologies and services offered in today’s broadband wireless communication networks. Specifically, it is intended for persons who are preparing for entry-level careers in the telecommunications field, but who do not have prior academic background in telecommunications studies or technical work experience in the telecommunications field. However, they should have some basic knowledge on telecommunications. The information presented in this course will enable them to pursue further specialized training in specific technology areas with the eventual goal of qualifying for work as a telecommunications professional.

Prerequisites: Students should have taken the Introduction to Wireless Communication course from Element K or have equivalent knowledge.

Hardware Requirements

You will need a computer for the instructor. Computers are not mandatory for students, but will be helpful for them to browse through the Internet while discussing specific points. The following hardware requirements are the minimum suggested for this course:

  • Intel® Pentium® IV class processors
  • Minimum of 256 MB of RAM
  • Minimum of 4 GB of hard disk space
  • CD-ROM or DVD drive
  • VGA or higher video
  • Keyboard and mouse
  • A display system to project the instructor’s computer screen
  • Internet access for all computers

Software Requirements

This course does not require any specific software to be used in a classroom setup.

Course Objectives

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • describe the basic concepts and evolution of wireless communications.
  • describe the technologies used in wireless personal area networks.
  • describe the key characteristics of Wi-Fi networks.
  • describe the technologies used in cellular communications.
  • describe the evolution of 3G standards.
  • describe the basic concepts of the WiMAX technology.

Course Content

Lesson 1: Wireless Communications—The Big Picture

Topic 1A: Introduction to Wireless Communications

Topic 1B: Evolution of Wireless Technologies

Topic 1C: Frequency Bands

Lesson 2: Examining WPAN Technologies

Topic 2A: Introduction to Bluetooth

Topic 2B: Introduction to Wireless Sensor Networks

Topic 2C: Introduction to ZigBee

Topic 2D: Emerging WPAN Technologies

Lesson 3: Examining Wi-Fi Networks

Topic 3A: Introduction to Wi-Fi Networks

Topic 3B: Introduction to IEEE 802.11n

Topic 3C: Quality of Service in Wi-Fi Networks

Topic 3D: Evolution of Security in Wi-Fi Networks

Topic 3E: Future Trends in Wi-Fi

Lesson 4: Examining Cellular Communication Technologies

Topic 4A: Evolution of the Cellular Network Architecture

Topic 4B: Radio Technologies of Next Generation Cellular Systems

Topic 4C: Core Networks of Next Generation Cellular Systems

Topic 4D: QoS in Cellular Networks

Topic 4E: The IP Security Architecture

Lesson 5: Evolution of 3G Standards

Topic 5A: Overview of 3GPP

Topic 5B: Introduction to HSPA and Related Standards

Topic 5C: Introduction to Long-Term Evolution

Topic 5D: Overview of 3GPP2

Lesson 6: Introduction to WiMAX

Topic 6A: Introduction to the WiMAX Technology

Topic 6B: WiMAX Features and Services


Contact Information

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Sandy Springs, Georgia 30092


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