Why this 802.11ah WiFi HaLow course?
This unique and authoritative course provides a solid grounding of IEEE 802.11ah / WiFi HaLow, including RF concepts, transmission, equipment, protocols, scaling and planning 802.11ah / Wi-Fi HaLow networks. The course also helps attendees prepare for the Wireless Certification Commission™ (WCC™) Certified Wi-Fi HaLow Administrator™ (CWHA™) on-line certification exam.
802.11ah WiFi HaLow Training Course Objectives
On completing this course, you will be able to:
- Demonstrate a solid understanding of how IEEE 802.11ah / Wi-Fi HaLow works.
- Evaluate 802.11ah Wi-Fi HaLow technology and products.
- Plan, implement and support 802.11ah Wi-Fi HaLow networks.
- Understand the security implications of 802.11ah / Wi-Fi Halow.
Who should attend this 802.11ah WiFi HaLow course
- People wanting to evaluate 802.11ah / Wi-Fi Halow as an IoT technology solution.
- People responsible for evaluating or testing 802.11ah / Wi-Fi Halow technology or products.
- Technical sales and support staff who will sell or market 802.11ah / Wi-Fi Halow products.
- IT professionals and network engineers implementing or supporting IEEE 802.11ah Wi-Fi HaLow wireless networks.
- IT Security staff, managers and auditors who need to understand the security implications of 802.11ah / Wi-Fi Halow.
802.11ah WiFi HaLow Certification
This course, and the supplied study materials, prepares attendees for the Wireless Certification Commission™ (WCC™) Certified Wi-Fi HaLow Administrator™ (CWHA™) certification exam.
802.11ah WiFi HaLow Examination
After attending the course, delegates can prepare for an sit the on-line Wireless Certification Commission™ (WCC™) Certified Wi-Fi HaLow Administrator™ (CWHA™) certification exam.
This IEEE 802.11ah Wi-Fi HaLow training course includes demonstrations of 802.11ah WiFi HaLow and the opportunity for hands-on experience with 802.11ah WiFi HaLow products.
Lifetime Post-Course Support
After completing this 802.11ah WiFi HaLow 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.
802.11ah WiFi HaLow Training Course Content
Introduction to 802.11ah
- IEEE 802.11 standards
- 802.11abgn: legacy Wi-Fi
- 802.11ac: 5G Wi-Fi
- 802.11ax: Wi-Fi 6
- 802.11ad: WiGig
- 802.1ah: Wi-Fi HaLow
Why 802.11ah Wi-Fi HaLow?
- IEEE 802.11ah use cases
- IoT, home automation, smart grid, automotive, wearable consumer electronics, and low-power sensors
- IoT and Machine to Machine (M2M) communications
- 802.11ah Wi-Fi HaLow radio frequency spectrum allocation
- 802.11ah versus:
- proprietary radio solutions
- Key 802.11ah Wi-Fi HaLow features
- Transmission range
- Data rates
- Single-hop network topologies
- Intermittent communications
802.11ah PHY / radio interface
- Support for large number of client stations
- TIM stations
- Non-TIM stations
802.11ah Wi-Fi HaLow Specification
- Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing (OFDM)
- Physical layer (PHY)
- Operation in license-exempt bands below 1 GHz
- S1G (sub 1 GHz)
- 868 – 868.6 MHz (Europe)
- 902 – 928 MHz (USA)
- 950 MHz – 958 MHz (Japan)
- 314 – 316 MHz, 430 – 434 MHz, 470 – 510 MHz, and 779 – 787 MHz (China)
- 917 – 923.5 MHz (Korea)
- Enhancements to the IEEE 802.11 MAC layer
- Coexistence with other systems
- Optimised Radioo Access Technology (RAT)
IEEE 802.11ah Wi-Fi HaLow new PHY and MAC
- Issues with S1G spectrum and bands
- How does 802.11ah Wi-Fi HaLow support extended range versus Wi-Fi?
- How is 802.11ah Wi-Fi HaLow better for IoT / Internet of Everything (IoE)?
- 802.11ah PHY and MAC optimisation
- Power efficiency
- Scalable operation
- 802.11ah Wi-Fi HaLow link-budget
- 802.11ah mandatory and globally interoperable 1 and 2 MHz bandwidth modes
- 4, 8, and 16 MHz bandwidths
802.11ah Specification Development
- Analysis of Use Cases
- Sensors and meters
- Backhaul Sensor and meter data
- Extended range Wi-Fi
- Smart Grid: Meter to Pole
- Environmental and Agricultural Monitoring
- Industrial process sensors
- Home and Building Automation
- Home sensors
- Smart cities
IEEE 802.11ah Wi-Fi HaLow Channel Model
- 4G Urban Micro and Macro cell channels
- Urban Micro deployments
- Urban and Suburban Macro cell deployments
- Urban Micro (UMi)
- SMa: Suburban Macro
- UMa: Urban Macro
- InH: Indoor Hotspot
- RMa: Rural Macro
- LoS (Line of Sight) operation
- NLoS (Non Line of Sight) operation
- O-to-I (Outdoor to Indoor) operation
- Spatial Channel Model (SCM)
- Outdoor Path Loss Models
- Outdoor Device to Device Models
- Indoor MIMO Channel Models
IEEE 802.11ah Wi-Fi HaLow Requirements
- Functional Requirements
- System Performance
- License-exempt band below 1 GHz excluding TV White Space bands
- Coverage and data rate
- Coexistence with 802.15.4 and 802.15.4g devices
- Enhanced Power Saving
IEEE 802.11ah Wi-Fi HaLow Implementation and Interoperability
- 802.11ah interoperability issues across vendors
- 802.11ah PHY and MAC design
- 802.11ah PHY channelisation and channel models
- 802.11ah Sub 1 GHz spectra channelisation
- Propagation and penetration models
- 802.11ah Wi-Fi HaLow communication through walls, indoor and outdoors
802.11ah AP software and hardware architecture
- Transmission Modes
- 2 MHz modes: 2 MHz, 4 MHz
- 8 MHz and 16 MHz transmissions
- 802.11ah Wi-Fi HaLow Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing (OFDM)
- IEEE 802.11ah Wi-Fi HaLow and MIMO (Multiple Inputs Multiple Outputs)
- 802.11ah Wi-Fi HaLow Downlink Multi-User MIMO (DL MU-MIMO)
- 802.11ah power control and usage
- Smaller frame formats
- Sensor traffic priority
- Beaconless paging mode
- 802.11ah Wi-Fi HaLow MAC efficient paging and scheduled transmissions
- 802.11ah Wi-Fi HaLow MAC throughput enhancements
- Compact MAC Header format
- 802.11ah Wi-Fi HaLow QoS and High Throughput (HT)
- 802.11ah Wi-Fi HaLow channel access delay
- 802.11ah Wi-Fi HaLow ACK transmission overhead
- 802.11ah Wi-Fi HaLow MCS (Modulation and Coding Schemes)
- 802.11ah Wi-Fi HaLow data rates
- MAC power saving and channel access
- Target Wake Time (TWT) and Restricted Access Window (RAW)
- Bi Directional TXOP (Transmit Opportunities)
- Antenna Sectorisation
Evaluating IEEE 802.11ah Wi-Fi HaLow performance
- 802.11ah WiFi HaLow product demonstrations
- Testing Interoperability
- Speed and performance testing
- Hands-on 802.11ah WiFi HaLow opportunity for course attendees