Course Overview

Multi-Access Edge Computing (MEC) pushes cloud-computing capabilities closer to the user across multiple access network domains.

This two-week, self-paced course provides an overview of the MEC framework, the underlying technology, and its use cases.

This course has been created by Awards Solutions.

Course Objectives

After completing this course, learners will be able to:

  • Define Multi-Access (or Mobile) Edge Computing (MEC).
  • List the benefits of MEC and key use cases for Industry 4.0.
  • Illustrate end-to-end architecture of MEC in LTE and 5G networks.
  • List key considerations and challenges of MEC deployment.

Who Should Enrol on This Course?

This course has been designed for a broad audience of personnel working in the wireless industry.

Course Structure and Study Time

This is a self-paced course and you will gain access to all of its content as soon as you complete your enrolment.

We estimate that it should not take you more than one hour of study time per week to complete the course in two weeks. You will have, however, five weeks from enrolment to complete the course.

Course Completion Certificate

To qualify for a course completion certificate, you will have to view all of the course content and correctly answer at least 80% of the questions in the final assessment. You will have unlimited attempts to pass the final assessment. You will also need to fill out the course survey.

Course Fee

The course fee is US$500.

For group registrations, email [email protected].

Course Overview

The O-RAN Alliance specifies service management and orchestration, along with O-RAN-compliant RAN functions and an Open-Cloud or O-Cloud infrastructure. This gives wireless network operators the automation, intelligence, and open architecture they need to meet the demands of Industry 4.0, including use cases like augmented reality and virtual reality.

In this two-week, self-paced course, you will learn about both the Service Management and Orchestration (SMO) and the O-Cloud described and specified by the O-RAN Alliance. You will gain an understanding of how these technologies work together to create open and intelligent mobile networks. You will also learn about the benefits of O-RAN, including increased flexibility, reduced costs, and improved scalability.

This course has been created by Awards Solutions.

Course Objectives

After completing this course, learners will be able to:

  • Describe the role of SMO and O-Cloud in O-RAN.
  • Outline the SMO architecture and specify the interfaces.
  • Explain the SMO key functions.
  • List the SMO deployment models.
  • Sketch the O-Cloud architecture.
  • Outline the services provided by O-Cloud.
  • Illustrate options to synchronize O-Cloud.
  • List the O-Cloud deployment options for use cases.

Who Should Enrol on This Course?

This course has been designed for a broad audience of personnel working in the wireless industry.

Course Structure and Study Time

This is a self-paced course and you will gain access to all of its content as soon as you complete your enrolment.

We estimate that it should not take you more than one hour of study time per week to complete the course in two weeks. You will have, however, five weeks from enrolment to complete the course.

Course Completion Certificate

To qualify for a course completion certificate, you will have to view all of the course content and correctly answer at least 80% of the questions in the final assessment. You will have unlimited attempts to pass the final assessment. You will also need to fill out the course survey.

Course Fee

The course fee is US$500.

For group registrations, email [email protected].

Course Overview

This two-week, self-paced course provides insights into how aspects of 5G RAN disaggregation contribute to an open, O-RAN architecture.

In this course, you will learn how RAN disaggregation lends itself to an open, virtual, multi-vendor RAN. You will explore open fronthaul (option 7-2x) for O-RAN and how O-RAN nodes are implemented in the O-RAN reference architecture.

This course has been created by Awards Solutions.

Course Objectives

After completing this course, learners will be able to:

  • Describe key drivers for 5G RAN disaggregation (RAN latency, fronthaul bandwidth, resource pooling).
  • Explain the 5G split RAN architecture.
  • Identify different RAN components and interfaces (CU, DU, RU and fronthaul, midhaul, backhaul).
  • Describe the implementation of the 5G RAN in an O-RAN architecture (O-CU, O-DU, O-RU, O-Cloud).
  • Explain O-RAN operational interfaces and the need for open fronthaul.
  • Describe O-RAN management interfaces (O1, O2, E2 and A1) and their operations.

Who Should Enrol on This Course?

This course has been designed for a broad audience of personnel working in the wireless industry.

Course Structure and Study Time

This is a self-paced course and you will gain access to all of its content as soon as you complete your enrolment.

We estimate that it should not take you more than one hour of study time per week to complete the course in two weeks. You will have, however, five weeks from enrolment to complete the course.

Course Completion Certificate

To qualify for a course completion certificate, you will have to view all of the course content and correctly answer at least 80% of the questions in the final assessment. You will have unlimited attempts to pass the final assessment. You will also need to fill out the course survey.

Course Fee

The course fee is US$500.

For group registrations, email [email protected].

Course Overview

This two-week, self-paced course provides a technical introduction to Open RAN in the 5G radio network and describes the role of the O-RAN Alliance in defining the open 5G RAN architecture. You will identify key drivers and benefits of virtualized and Open RAN initiatives supported by the O-RAN Alliance.

This course has been created by Awards Solutions.

Course Objectives

After completing the course, learners will be able to:

  • Identify key drivers for virtualized and Open RAN.
  • Show examples of virtualized gNB components like vCU, vDU.
  • Sketch O-RAN architecture and identify O-RAN components.
  • Identify the role of SMO, RIC and their interfaces to RAN components.
  • Identify the role of artificial intelligence and external apps for RAN analytics.

Who Should Enrol on This Course?

This course has been designed for a broad audience of personnel working in the wireless industry.

Course Structure and Study Time

This is a self-paced course and you will gain access to all of its content as soon as you complete your enrolment.

We estimate that it should not take you more than one hour of study time per week to complete the course in two weeks. You will have, however, five weeks from enrolment to complete the course.

Course Completion Certificate

To qualify for a course completion certificate, you will have to view all of the course content and correctly answer at least 80% of the questions in the final assessment. You will have unlimited attempts to pass the final assessment. You will also need to fill out the course survey.

Course Fee

The course fee is US$500.

For group registrations, email [email protected].

Course Overview

In the age of automation and artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning, or ML, has become the dominant AI approach.

This two-week, self-paced course provides an overview of machine learning and how it is used within the telecom industry. A high-level description of the training process is also explored.

This course has been created by Awards Solutions.

Course Objectives

After completing the course, learners will be able to:

  • Define key AI terms.
  • Describe basic operations of training an AI model.
  • Describe the structure of a basic machine learning model.
  • Describe the lifecycle of an AI project.
  • List key steps in machine learning model development.
  • Explain common use cases for machine learning.

Who Should Enrol on This Course?

This course provides an overview of AI technology with an emphasis on machine learning for a broad audience – both technical and non-technical.

Course Structure and Study Time

This is a self-paced course and you will gain access to all of its content as soon as you complete your enrolment.

We estimate that it should not take you more than one hour of study time per week to complete the course in two weeks. You will have, however, five weeks from enrolment to complete the course.

Course Completion Certificate

To qualify for a course completion certificate, you will have to view all of the course content and correctly answer at least 80% of the questions in the final assessment. You will have unlimited attempts to pass the final assessment. You will also need to fill out the course survey.

Course Fee

The course fee is US$500.

For group registrations, email [email protected].

Course Overview

Roaming refers to the ability of a mobile device to connect to a visited network and access services while outside its home network coverage area. 5G offers enhanced roaming capabilities, enabling faster and more reliable connections across diverse networks globally.

This two-week, self-paced course provides an overview of 5G network roaming, including an introduction to key use cases, roaming network elements and how key services are performed while roaming.

The course assumes learners have a basic understanding of the architecture and components of both Standalone (SA) and Non-Standalone (NSA) 5G networks.

This course has been created by Awards Solutions.

Course Objectives

After completing the course, learners will be able to:

  • Define 5G roaming scenarios in 4G/5G networks.
  • Explain the security procedures in roaming scenarios.
  • Sketch the most common roaming network architecture.
  • Step through the 5G roaming operations.
  • Explain how data and IMS services are delivered while roaming.

Who Should Enrol on This Course?

This course has been designed for a broad audience of personnel working in the wireless industry.

Course Structure and Study Time

This is a self-paced course and you will gain access to all of its content as soon as you complete your enrolment.

We estimate that it should not take you more than one hour of study time per week to complete the course in two weeks. You will have, however, five weeks from enrolment to complete the course.

Course Completion Certificate

To qualify for a course completion certificate, you will have to view all of the course content and correctly answer at least 80% of the questions in the final assessment. You will have unlimited attempts to pass the final assessment. You will also need to fill out the course survey.

Course Fee

The course fee is US$500.

For group registrations, email [email protected].

Course Overview

The availability of licensed, unlicensed, and shared frequency spectrums as well as the capabilities of 5G networks enable the deployment of private networks for many verticals, including industrial automation, healthcare, etc.

This two-week, self-paced course provides a technical overview of the private network architecture, key technology enablers, and the role of key players in deploying standalone private networks and operator-supported hybrid private networks.

This course has been created by Awards Solutions.

Course Objectives

After completing the course, learners will be able to:

  • Define private networks per 3GPP specifications – Non-Public Network (NPN).
  • Provide a landscape of use cases for deploying private networks.
  • Sketch the end-to-end architecture of standalone and operator-assisted private networks.
  • Identify how 5G enables deployment of private networks.
  • Identify key players, considerations and challenges of private network deployment.

Who Should Enrol on This Course?

This course has been designed for a broad audience of personnel working in the wireless industry.

Course Structure and Study Time

This is a self-paced course and you will gain access to all of its content as soon as you complete your enrolment.

We estimate that it should not take you more than one hour of study time per week to complete the course in two weeks. You will have, however, five weeks from enrolment to complete the course.

Course Completion Certificate

To qualify for a course completion certificate, you will have to view all of the course content and correctly answer at least 80% of the questions in the final assessment. You will have unlimited attempts to pass the final assessment. You will also need to fill out the course survey.

Course Fee

The course fee is US$500.

For group registrations, email [email protected].

Course Overview

In this two-week, self-paced course, you will delve into the world of the non-terrestrial networks (NTNs) designed to extend 5G services over land and sea where traditional coverage falls short. You will explore how NTNs utilize satellite infrastructure as a crucial component of the comprehensive 5G network and gain insights into the capabilities and hurdles of merging 5G technology with satellites.

This course covers essential aspects, including air interface implications, services impacts, NTN operations, and aligning specific application requirements with deployment strategies.

This course has been created by Awards Solutions.

Course Objectives

After completing the course, learners will be able to:

  • Describe satellite-based 5G NTNs.
  • List capabilities, design considerations, and limitations of NTNs.
  • Sketch an end-to-end architecture of 5G NTNs.
  • Identify use cases for interworking NTNs with terrestrial networks.

Who Should Enrol on This Course?

This course has been designed for a broad audience of personnel working in the wireless industry.

Course Structure and Study Time

This is a self-paced course and you will gain access to all of its content as soon as you complete your enrolment.

We estimate that it should not take you more than one hour of study time per week to complete the course in two weeks. You will have, however, five weeks from enrolment to complete the course.

Course Completion Certificate

To qualify for a course completion certificate, you will have to view all of the course content and correctly answer at least 80% of the questions in the final assessment. You will have unlimited attempts to pass the final assessment. You will also need to fill out the course survey.

Course Fee

The course fee is US$500.

For group registrations, email [email protected].

Course Overview

5G promises to enable a wide variety of new wireless communications services and capabilities, ranging from high-speed, high-capacity broadband access to extremely reliable low-latency communications to machine-type communications on a massive scale. To deliver on these promises, everything about the wireless network must change, including the devices, the radio interface, the Radio Access Network (RAN), and the core network.

This two-week, self-paced course provides an overview of the 5G core network, its connectivity to the radio network and interworking with the 4G EPC.

This course has been created by Awards Solutions.

Course Objectives

After completing the course, learners will be able to:

  • List the key principles behind the evolving 5G core network.
  • Sketch the 5G core network, its connectivity to the radio network and interworking with the 4G EPC.
  • Describe the purpose behind Service-Based Architecture (SBA).
  • Describe the QoS framework of 5G and compare it with 4G.
  • Step through the network operations of registration and PDU session establishment.
  • Describe network slicing and how it is used in 5G.
  • Describe Multi-Access Edge Computing (MEC) and how it can be used in 5G.

Who Should Enrol on this Course?

This course has been designed for a broad audience of wireless network engineers. This includes those in network planning, engineering, operations, troubleshooting and support groups.

Course Structure and Study Time

This is a self-paced course and you will gain access to all of its content as soon as you complete your enrolment.

We estimate that it should not take you more than one hour of study time per week to complete the course in two weeks. You will have, however, five weeks from enrolment to complete the course.

Course Completion Certificate

To qualify for a course completion certificate, you will have to view all of the course content and correctly answer at least 80% of the questions in the final assessment. You will have unlimited attempts to pass the final assessment. You will also need to fill out the course survey.

Course Fee

The course fee is US$500.

For group registrations, email [email protected].

Course Overview

In an all-digital world, 5G wireless is a key enabler for fundamental transformation for many industry segments. Security is of the utmost importance for successful adoption.

This two-week, self-paced course provides a technical overview of vulnerabilities and mitigation mechanisms in 5G networks, the end-to-end framework of security in 5G for the device as well as the RAN and core networks in virtualized telco networks.

This course has been created by Awards Solutions.

Course Objectives

After completing this course, learners will be able to:
  • List threats and vulnerabilities in 5G networks.
  • Match various mitigation measures with vulnerabilities.
  • Sketch the end-to-end 5G security architecture.
  • Identify unique security features of 5G networks.
  • Identify roles of 5G network functions related to security procedures.
  • Describe security mechanisms for infrastructure and network workload.

Who Should Enrol on This Course?

This course has been designed for a broad audience of personnel working in the wireless industry.

Course Structure and Study Time

This is a self-paced course and you will gain access to all of its content as soon as you complete your enrolment.

We estimate that it should not take you more than one hour of study time per week to complete the course in two weeks. You will have, however, five weeks from enrolment to complete the course.

Course Completion Certificate

To qualify for a course completion certificate, you will have to view all of the course content and correctly answer at least 80% of the questions in the final assessment. You will have unlimited attempts to pass the final assessment. You will also need to fill out the course survey.

Course Fee

The course fee is US$500.

For group registrations, email [email protected].

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