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4G(LTE) - Architecture, Features and Call Flow in Pune

A 2 month course on the fundamentals of 4G networks which covers the architecture and operations of the system

8 weeks long course | 100% Online

Learn from leading experts in the industry

Project based learning with 2 industry level projects that learners can showcase on LinkedIn.

Learn Key Tools & Technologies LTE-Sim, Open5GS

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Syllabus

This course is full of best-in-class content by leading faculty and industry experts in the form of videos and projects

Course Overview

  • The students will gain a thorough knowledge of the architecture and operation of the LTE System including the OFDM-based Radio Interface.
  • During the coursework, the students will learn the following concepts:
    • LTE Architecture, Features, Call Flows, Protocol Stack, and working scenarios with various Real-time Call Logs and Configurations.
    • 3GPP Specifications for LTE by deep diving into the Function (and implementation) of each of the Network Nodes, Interfaces, and Procedures.
    • VoLTE and Evolution of 5G
  • The course will also give an overview of the software tools such as LTE-Sim and Wireshark, which are widely used in the industry.
  • The students are exposed to the modern trends and standard practices being followed in the industry right now.
  • This course forms the foundation for anyone wanting to become LTE RAN Developer, LTE Core Developer, LTE Feature Tester, UE Feature Development and Testing Engineer, Systems Engineer, and RF Engineer.

Course Syllabus in Pune

On a daily basis we talk to companies in the likes of Tata Elxsi and Mahindra to fine tune our curriculum.

Week 01 - Introduction to 4G systems, OSI layers, LTE call flows & Basics of C- Part 1

  • Introduction to 3GPP & 4G subsystems
    • 3GPP evolution & multiple access schemes
  • OSI layers & networking protocol
    • OSI layer introduction and corresponding protocols
    • TCP vs UDP
  • IP subnetting & routing
    • IPv4/IPv6

Week 02 - Introduction to 4G systems, OSI layers, LTE call flows & Basics of C- Part 2

  • LTE bands, architecture & Interfaces
    • LTE frequency, bands, and bandwidth
    • LTE architecture and interfaces
  • LTE frame structures, resource block & bearers
    • LTE Frame structure DL/UL(SFN, SF, slot)
    • Resource block
    • Bearers
    • Quality of service
  • LTE protocol stack & channel mapping
    • LTE RAN protocol stack - Introduction and mapping
    • LTE channels and mappings
  • LTE initial synchronization
    • Basic procedure: Cell search
    • Synchronization procedures
    • Synchronization signals - PSS, SSS
    • Cell ID detection

Week 03 - Initial Access, Frames and MAC of LTE- Part 1

  • LTE initial attach call flow
  • LTE call flow - initial attach
  • LTE PDCP
  • LTE RLC

Week 04- Initial Access, Frames and MAC of LTE- Part 2

  • LTE MAC
    • MAC
  • LTE PHY procedures
  • LTE SRB & message mapping
    • LTE SRB
    • LTE messages & mappings with channel, PDCP/RLC/MAC involvement & SRBs
    • SRB, DRB, ERAB ID mapping to LCID
  • LTE RRC-NAS
    • RRC/NAS
    • RRC overview and state
    • RRC Connection Re-Establishment
    • NAS Procedures

Week 05 - RLC, RRC / NAS, PDSCH, PDCCH, HO & Advanced C- Part 1

  • LTE Handover & Measurement events
  • LTE RACH procedure
  • LTE DCI

Week 06 - RLC, RRC / NAS, PDSCH, PDCCH, HO & Advanced C- Part 2

  • LTE PDCCH
    • PDCCH in detail
    • Search space, blind decoding, PDCCH candidate
  • LTE Resource Allocation
    • PDSCH in detail
    • Resource allocation
  • LTE PUCCH
    • PUCCH in detail
    • UCI(SR, CQI, HARQ ACK/NACK)
    • PHICH in detail
    • HARQ process overview
  • LTE MAC Scheduler
    • Scheduler & Scheduling types
    • Scheduling flows
    • TB size & MCS calculation

Week 07 - RLC, RRC/NAS, PDSCH, PDCCH, HO & Advanced C- Part 3

  • LTE EPC nodes & interfaces
    • MME
    • PGW
    • SGW
    • NAS
    • S1AP
    • HSS
    • PCRF
    • DIAMETER
  • LTE DRX & paging
  • LTE TAU & identifiers
    • TAU in detail
    • LTE IDs
    • RNTIs

Week 08 - RLC, RRC/NAS, PDSCH, PDCCH, HO & Advanced C- Part 4

  • LTE UE related MAC features
    • BSR
    • PHR
    • Backoff indicator
  • VoLTE overview : IMS, LTE_EPC and PCC nodes, interfaces and functions
  • Typical VoLTE: Call flow establishment
    • VoLTE Nodes
    • IMS Core
    • VoLTE Call Flow
  • 4G vs 5G
    • Evolution to 5G - comparison between 4G and 5G
    • Numerology, Slot, SCS, Frame Structures, mmWave
  • 4G vs 5G Part2
    • SDAP
    • Difference in MAC, RLC, PDCP
    • 5G core reference architecture
    • 5G core SBA

Our courses have been designed by industry experts to help students achieve their dream careers

Industry Projects in Pune

Our projects are designed by experts in the industry to reflect industry standards. By working through our projects, Learners will gain a practical understanding of what they will take on at a larger-scale in the industry. In total, there are 2 Projects that are available in this program.

Customization of LTE-Sim

The LTE project is based on the customization of “LTE-Sim” an open-source framework to simulate LTE networks. The developed LTE-Sim encompasses several aspects of LTE networks, including both the Evolved Universal Terrestrial Radio Access (E-UTRAN) and the Evolved Packet System (EPS). It supports single and heterogeneous multi-cell environments, QoS management, multi-user environment, user mobility, handover procedures, and frequency reuse techniques.

Configuration of an LTE Network

The project is based on open5gs, an open-source EPC and 5G Core platform. This project can be used to configure your own LTE network. With this project you can create different scenarios, test them and analyse them. Open5GS implemented EPC using C-language.

Our courses have been designed by industry experts to help students achieve their dream careers

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Gain the Skills Required for the Networking Industry with Skill-Lync's 4G (LTE) - Architecture, Features, and Call Flow Course in Pune

The 4G (LTE) - Architecture, Features, and Call Flow is an intensive course designed to teach you about 4G LTE (Long Term Evolution).

Pursue a 4G LTE Online Course

This 2-month-long course by Skill-Lync will teach you about LTE features, Call Flows, and Protocol Stack. This LTE network course is entirely online and is suitable for beginners in the telecommunications & networking field.

It focuses on multiple aspects, including the evolution of 5G, 3GPP specifications, and real-time call logs. By pursuing this course, you can get hands-on experience with Open5GS and LTE-Sim. Many organizations in the networking domain require these tools and technologies.

During the program, you will also be exposed to two industry-grade projects with the help of leading experts. Skill-Lync offers one of the best electrical engineering online courses in Pune. By completing its 4G (LTE) - Architecture, Features, and Call Flow course, you will understand every standard practice and modern trend in the market.

FAQs About the 4G (LTE) - Architecture, Features, and Call Flow Course in Pune

What is the 4G LTE course and why should you opt for it in Pune?

The 4G LTE course will teach you how 4G work in real-time. It is carefully curated to teach you the fundamentals of 4G and how it can be used for network planning. It also covers topics like channel mapping and LTE bandwidth, bands, and frequency.

What are the prerequisites to pursue an online electrical engineering course in 4G LTE in Pune?

Although there are no such prerequisites, the 4G (LTE) - Architecture, Features, and Call Flow course is suitable for graduate students trying to build a career in the telecommunications and networking sector career. 

What is the fee for 4G LTE training in Pune?

Skill-Lync's 4G(LTE) - Architecture, Features, and Call Flow course fee is flexible and is available in three plans. The basic plan provides you with 2 months of access at INR 7000 per month for three months, the Pro plan provides you with 4 months of access at INR 10,000 per month for three months and the Premium plan provides you lifetime access at INR 15,000 per month for three months.

What are the benefits of pursuing a course in the 4G network in Pune?

Pursuing a course at Skill-Lync would offer many benefits to you,

  • Industry-oriented curriculum.
  • Hands-on experience in solving industry projects.
  • Email and forum support from the technical support team to clear your doubts.
  • A certificate of completion for all participants and a merit certificate for the top 5% of the scorers.

What types of jobs can you get after completing the 4G (LTE) - Architecture, Features, and Call Flow program?

After completing this course, you can apply for positions like:

  • RAN Manager
  • 4G System Principal Engineer
  • Cellular Physical Layer Firmware Engineer
  • Modem Systems Engineer

What is the average salary you can get after completing this 4G (LTE) - Architecture, Features, and Call Flow program?

An LTE engineer can earn around 728,840 INR per annum in India. Based on your experience and skills, your salary can range between 2 lakhs to 42 lakhs.

Can you tell me more about Skill-Lync?

Skill-Lync is among India's leading EdTech platforms dedicated to transforming engineering education. We equip young engineers with the latest skill sets and cutting-edge tools in new-age technologies.
The brainchild of two engineers from Chennai, Skill-Lync, is on a mission to bridge the skill gap between aspiring professionals and the industry's demands through job-oriented courses.

Instructors profiles

Our courses are designed by leading academicians and experienced industry professionals.

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1 industry expert

Our instructors are industry experts along with a passion to teach.

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10 years in the experience range

Instructors with 10 years extensive industry experience.

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Areas of expertise

  • Wireless Networking & Communication

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