5G Principles & Practices: Small Cell Networking

5G    |    Intermediate
  • 12 Videos | 1h 5m 2s
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The advent of 5G has brought about a unique dimension of networking features unavailable in previous mobile network generations. This involves a hierarchical cellular architecture that has introduced the small cell, which brings with it a great deal of new and exciting wireless networking and connectivity features. Use this course to explore the world of small cell networking that 5G employs by taking a look at the evolution of cellular networks, examining why small cells are necessary to enable 5G’s unprecedented performance, and analyzing various technical aspects of small cell networks. You'll also discover various applications and real-world scenarios where small cells can be leveraged and take a closer look at how small cell networks are managed and controlled. After completing this course, you'll have a foundational understanding of small cell networking and the fundamental innovations delivered by this technology.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • discover the key concepts covered in this course
    review the history of cellular networking from its inception to 4G networks
    discuss the reasoning behind the development of small cells in 5G and the advantages they deliver
    define 5G small cell technology and compare it with its legacy counterparts
    describe the various types of 5G small cells and illustrate how they are deployed in a real-world scenario
    analyze various unique network design principles involved in the deployment of small cell 5G networks
  • describe various features that 5G small cell networking employs, including MIMO, beamforming, and self-healing capabilities
    explain the various options and technical challenges involved in the implementation of backhaul solutions and the delivery of power for small cell installations
    list the various applications that can benefit from or absolutely require small cell networks
    outline various real-world use cases for 5G small cell networking
    describe the network operations center procedures involved in managing a 5G small cell network
    summarize the key concepts covered in this course

IN THIS COURSE

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    1. 
    Course Overview
    2m 24s
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    2. 
    The History of Cellular Networking
    6m 19s
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    Why are Small Cells Necessary?
    7m 31s
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    Evolving the Network Cell in 5G
    6m 56s
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    What Do Small Cells Look Like?
    5m 36s
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    Small Cell Network Design
    6m 37s
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    Features of Small Cell
    5m 36s
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    Small Cell Backhaul and Power Solutions
    8m 47s
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    Applications of Small Cell Networks
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    5G Small Cell Use Cases
    2m 48s
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    Managing a Small Cell Network
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    12. 
    Course Summary
    1m 14s

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