2.5G, 3G: The Path Towards 4G

Course Code: TE132


The course gives an overview of the basic principles of the most important 2.5G and 3G standards, with a focus on EDGE/UMTS, their advantages and limitations. Furthermore, it describes the path to enhance 3G/UMTS (3.5G) and introduces the most important 3.5G technical options. Finally, it outlines the basic principles, technical requirements and plans for 4G and long-term evolution (LTE).

Key topics

  • 2.5G: enhancing GSM towards 3G
  • 3G standards
  • 3.5G: the path from 3G to 4G
  • 4G, WiMAX and LTE.

Target audience

This course is aimed primarily at individuals who require an overview of current mobile communication systems (2.5G and 3G) and the evolution towards 4G and LTE, and particularly those management staff involved in taking strategic business decisions and making technology choices. Management staff from regulatory agencies involved in spectrum and network management will also benefit from attending this course. University academics or students from telecommunications background who want to know about the latest industry developments towards 4G networks and LTE will equally benefit from this course.

This course can be organised on request. To receive further information or to request this course to be organised for your organisation, please use the booking form below.

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