Training Course

Overview of Telecoms, Networking and Wireless Systems

  • 3012
  • £1,695 +VAT
  • 2 days
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Why this Telecoms course?

This course provides:

  • An essential fast-track introduction to modern networks and telecommunications systems.
  • Learn how voice, data, mobile, wireless and IP networks work, through focussed lecture sessions.
  • Understand the wide range of terms and acronyms used in telecommunications and networking.
  • Get Lifetime Post-Course support from LEVER*

In-class demos and hands-on practical exercises allow delegates to experience a wide range of modern network technologies first-hand.

Attendees receive comprehensive training course materials, which reinforce the subjects covered during the course.

Who should attend this Telecoms course

  • This course is ideally suited to:
    • Management, semi-technical and non-technical professionals who need an appreciation of the concepts and terminology which are used every day in the Telecommunications industry.
    • Anyone working in the telecoms or networking industry, who needs an understanding of telecommunications and networking principles as a part of their job role.

Hands-on Practicals

A new series of in-class demos and hands-on practical exercises allow delegates to experience a wide range of modern network technologies first-hand.

Lifetime Post-Course Support

After completing this Telecoms training course, delegates receive lifetime post-training support from LEVER Technology Group, to help them apply the technologies and skills they have learned with us, to provide career-long support, and to ensure they are better equipped for their future roles in IT and networking.

Telecoms Training Course Content

The Evolution of Telecommunications

  • The PSTN, modems, digital links, ISDN, X.25
  • Advent of computing, IP, Frame Relay, SDH
  • PABXs, voice mail, ACD and other voice technologies
  • LANs, intranets, LAN components, cabling
  • Network Unification
  • Network topologies
  • Circuit-switched networks
  • Packet-switched networks
  • Hub and Spoke versus Any2any
  • Data rate, bandwidth, throughput, latency, jitter
  • Time Division Multiplexing (TDM)
  • Statistical Time Division (STDM)

Protocol architectures

  • The OSI 7-layer model
  • The functions of protocols and layered architectures
  • IEEE 802 standards model

Public telephony services

  • Public telephone network
  • ISDN: PRI, BRI
  • Cellular mobile networks
  • Cable networks
  • ISDN Basic Rate and Primary Rate access
  • Understanding the Bearer and Signalling concepts

Network Data Transmission

  • Network packets, frame types, cells
  • Data transmission principles

Local Area Networks

  • IEEE 802 series standards
  • Ethernet characteristics
  • Network adapter cards
  • CSMA/CD
  • MAC addresses: unicast, multicast, broadcast
  • 10BASET, 100BASETx, Gigabit Ethernet, Metro Ethernet
  • Layer 2 switches
  • The role of Routers
  • Layer 3 switches

Introduction to TCP/IP

  • The DARPA model
  • Role of IP, TCP, UDP, ICMP, ARP
  • Application protocols
  • IP address, subnet mask
  • Default gateway
  • DHCP
  • DNS
  • Testing TCP/IP
  • IP Routing fundamentals
  • What are RIP II, OSPF and BGP?
  • Overview of IPv6
  • IPv6 addressing
  • Configuring and testing IPv6

Overview of VoIP

  • Why consider VoIP?
  • Who is using VoIP?
  • Overview of H.323
  • Overview of SIP
  • RTP media transport
  • MGCP and H.248/Megaco
  • IP QoS, DiffServ, MPLS
  • 802.1p, UP, 802.1Q

SDH/SONET, DWDM and Fibre

  • T1/E1, T3/E3
  • SONET/SDH
  • DWDM and optical fibre
  • Mono mode, multimode
  • Repeaters
  • Dark fibre

Digital Subscriber Line (DSL)

  • DSL data rates
  • Available ADSL services
  • ADSL, SDSL, SHDSL, IDSL, HDSL-2, VDSL, G.Lite.

Wireless Communications

  • Essentials of radio communications
  • Wireless environments, capabilities and applications
  • 802.11 Wi-Fi, 802.11n (Wi-Fi 4), 802.11ac (Wi-Fi 5), 802.11ac (Wi-Fi 6)
  • RFID, Bluetooth, 802.15.4, ZigBee
  • Low Power WAN (LPWAN)
  • LoRa and LoRaWAN
  • Ultra WideBand (UWB)
  • Cellular mobile networks
  • GSM (2G) mobile networks
  • GPRS and EGPRS / EDGE services (2.5G)
  • UMTS (3G)
  • HSDPA, HSUPA (3.5G)
  • LTE and LTE Advanced Pro (4G)
  • 5G mobile networks
  • 5G NR
  • NB-IoT

Overview of IoT Technologies

  • IoT applications and services
  • Enabling technologies
  • IoT architecture and components
  • IoT communications and protocols
  • IoT platforms
  • Z-Wave
  • 802.11ah Wi-Fi HaLow
  • Sigfox
  • Wi-SUN FAN
  • Ingenu RPMA
  • Weightless
  • DASH7

Software Defined Networks (SDN) and Virtualisation

  • Network Functions Virtualization (NFV/VNF)
  • Software Defined Networks (SDN)
  • Data Plane and Control Plane seperation
  • SD-WAN, vCPE, vEPC
  • Load Balancing, Firewalls
  • Maintaining Network Security
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