About this course

Course code TPLT1202
Duration 1 Day

A detailed technical description of the technologies available to be used to support the backhaul requirements of next generation 4G LTE access networks. This includes discussions of underlying backhaul architecture and concepts along with more detailed discussions of the technologies employed to support evolved radio access networks, including: Carrier Ethernet, MPLS fibre-optic transmission and packet-based microwave plus other high capacity backhaul technologies.

Prerequisites

An understanding of mobile network architecture and operation would be beneficial as would an appreciation of legacy backhaul technologies such as TDM or ATM

Who Should Attend?

This course is suitable for engineering and technical management staff who are involved in the commissioning, design, deployment or operation of mobile backhaul networks.

Outline

  • What is backhaul?
  • Transport Network Layered Architectures
  • Radio Access Network architectures and requirements
  • Industry Forums
  • Layer 1 Backhaul Options
  • Backhaul Architecture Models
  • Fibre optics and packet-based microwave
  • Layer 2 Backhaul Options
  • Ethernet and 802.1Q VLANs
  • Q-in-Q VLAN Stacking
  • Carrier Ethernet
  • MPLS
  • Layer 3 Backhaul Options
  • IP RAN in LTE
  • Synchronization (NTPv4, IEEE1588v2/PTP, Sync-E)
  • Redundancy (MSTP, G.8031/8032)
  • Security options (IPsec, Security Gateway)
  • NGMN (Next Generation Mobile Network) models
  • VLAN traffic forwarding examples for Ethernet-based RANs

1 Day

Duration

This is a QA approved partner course

Delivery Method

Delivery method

Classroom

Face-to-face learning in the comfort of our quality nationwide centres, with free refreshments and Wi-Fi.

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