Unleash the Power of 5G: Mastering Radio Planning Principles

Navigate the Future of 5G Networks with Expertise in Radio Network Planning

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What You Will Learn:

 Understanding of 5G Deployment: 

Dive into 5G deployment types, RAN configurations, and spectrum options, including insights into multi-carrier and multi-radio NG-RAN configurations.

In-depth Radio Planning Knowledge:

Master the principles of 5G radio network planning, from coverage and capacity analysis to link budget calculations for both uplink and downlink.

Practical Skills in Network Design:

Learn the step-by-step process of network design, focusing on system coverage, capacity objectives, and the combined dimensioning process.

Capacity and Demand Analysis:

Understand how to project demand and estimate cell capacity for optimal network performance and user experience.

Who Should Attend:

If you're delving into the complexities of 5G networks, seeking to expand your expertise in radio planning, or aiming to stay ahead in the rapidly evolving telecommunications landscape, this course is designed for you. It's tailored for professionals who are not just looking to understand the basics but are ready to dive deep into the technicalities of 5G NR radio planning.
  • Telecommunications Engineers aiming to deepen their understanding of 5G NR radio network planning and deployment strategies.
  • Network Designers and Planners looking for advanced knowledge in 5G coverage, capacity calculation, and network design.
  • Technical Managers overseeing 5G deployment projects and seeking insights into multi-RAT issues and NR dynamic sharing.
  • 5G Enthusiasts with a basic understanding of the 5G NR air interface, looking to expand their knowledge in RF planning and network architecture

5G NR Radio Planning Principles, 100+ Slides

Embark on a journey to becoming a 5G radio planning expert with our course, where theoretical knowledge meets practical application. Equip yourself with the skills needed to design, plan, and deploy the next generation of 5G networks efficiently.


5G Deployment Types, RAN Configurations, and Spectrum Options

  • Introduction to 5G Deployment Types and Primary Use Cases
  • 5G NR Bands in 3GPP and Spectrum Options- BS and UE Power Classes
  • Multi-Carrier and Multi-Radio NG-RAN Configurations and LTE
  • NR Co-deployment Issues


Network Planning Concepts and Process

  • Design Consideration for different Deployment Types
  • Preconditions, Inputs, and Objectives of Network Planning
  • Preview of Coverage and Capacity Analysis and Planning Tools


5G Coverage and Link Budget Analysis

  • Review of Link Budget concepts, parameters, and calculations- Details of Uplink budget calculations for data channels
  • Link Budget for DL Data and Control Channels and the notion of Link Balancing
  • Radio Propagation Models and Cell Range Calculations in Low/Mid-band and mmWave Spectrum
  • Example of Coverage Based Dimensioning


Demand Estimation and Capacity Analysis

  • Details of User Throughput Calculations
  • Details of Average Cell Throughput and Capacity Estimation
  • Demand Analysis and Capacity Based Dimensioning

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Why 6G Academy? 

Whether you’re an individual looking to learn on 6G to advance your career or an enterprise team looking to cut cycle times, speed up onboarding, or give your teams the skills to realize your strategies, we remove the challenges and roadblocks slowing you down. We’re advancing the world’s tech workforce, and that starts with making your work more efficient and effective—and giving you more to celebrate.
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Dr. Kamran Etemad

Technology Advisory and Leadership, Advanced Wireless Technology and 4G/5G Standards Development, Standards and IP development and Patent Analysis. Advanced Technology Training and consulting.

  • 90+ Patents in 4G and 5G Design
  • 25+ Years of experience in telecom Industry
  • 3GPP Delegate and Contributor

Job Roles
  • Senior Technology Advisor, FCC
  • Former R&D Director, Intel
  • VP of Advanced Technology and Strategy, WFI
  • Executive Consultant, Sprint-Nextel

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    Be recognized for your knowledge when you earn an official certificate of competence from 5G-Courses.com and 6G Academy – the world's leading home of 5G and beyond Education.

    Certificates are issued in your legal name upon successful completion of the course, as per stipulated program requirements. 

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You study when and where you want, on a PC, tablet or smartphone.

Frequently asked questions

Why Should I enrol? 

The global 5G market is currently worth 5.53 billion U.S. dollars in 2020. By 2030, the market is forecast to have a value of 620.72 billion U.S. dollars. Despite the downturn in the overall economy, businesses continue to invest in 5G and beyond because the majority of the workforce is critically dependent on telecom to function. This program was designed to help you take advantage of this growing need for skilled 5G NR professionals.

What jobs will this program prepare for me? 

Graduates of this program will have the 5G NR skills needed to be extremely valuable across many functions, and in many roles at mobile network operators, vendors, chipsets design, standardization and patent examination institutes, as well as Telco startups. Specific roles include: 
  • Radio Optimization Engineer
  • Radio Network Planning Engineer
  • Network Architect
  • RAN Design Architect
  • 5G Physical Layer Software Designer
  • Radio Engineer
  • System Test Engineer
  • Wireless System EngineerRF Engineer
  • Cellular Field Design Engineer
  • Systems Engineer
  • Product Manager – RAN 5G
  • Systems Engineer – Protocol and Network Architecture

How do I know if this program is right for me? 

If you’re an engineer or someone with a strong telecom background, this program offers you the ideal path to pursue a 5G career and prepares you to seek out 5G NR jobs across the telecom ecosystem.

Do I need to apply? What are the admission criteria? 

No. This 5G NR Training program accepts all applicants regardless of experience and specific background.

What are the prerequisites for enrollment?  

The 5G NR Training Program is designed for students with intermediate experience of telecom wireless systems. You should be familiar with LTE Systems at the architecture and Air Interface level.6. If I do not meet the requirements to enroll, what should I do?7. How is this training program structured?8. How long is this training program?9. What software and versions will I need in this program?10. What is the refund policy?

Do I need to apply? What are the admission criteria? 

We have a number of short free courses that can help you prepare. Reach out to us at info@6GAcademy.com to discuss the options.

What software and versions will I need in this program? 

To successfully complete this training program, you’ll need to have a good internet connection, at least 1MB/s.

What is the refund policy? 

There is no possibility to refund the payment for this training program.

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