5G /FutureG Core Network Fundamentals

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5G /FutureG Core Network Fundamentals

Course Description

The 5G / FutureG Core Network Fundamentals course provides a fundamental understanding of 5G Core components, interfaces and architecture of 5G RAN that allow for new capabilities and use cases to be supported, including support for flexible deployment including in cloud environments.  Many 5G Core technologies are covered including unified authentication, orchestration & network management, zero-touch deployment, control-user plane separation, MEC and FutureG evolution. 

Course Content

     5G Core Network Architecture   

  • 5G Core Components 

  • Control / User Plane Separation 

5G Core Virtualization / Software Defined Networking (SDN) 

  • 5G Authentication / Security 

  • NW Exposure 

NW Surveillance 

  • 5G Orchestration 

  • NW Management 

  • Zero-touch Deployment 

  • AI / ML for NW Sustainment and Scalability and NWDAF 

    Future G Landscape 

  • 5G Advanced Preview 

  • 6G Preview 

Requirements & Materials


Recommended: Basic communication system understanding 

Required: 5G / FutureG Use Cases and Capabilities 


Provided: Printed course materials (in-person offering) or downloadable materials (virtual offerings)

Who Should Attend

This course is designed for anyone from government/commercial industry interested in understanding more about 5G / FutureG Core Network capabilities, including key technologies, spectrum and deployment considerations, as well as the capabilities of future cellular technologies. 

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What You Will Learn

  • 5G Core Network components and architecture 
  • 5G Core Network interfaces and routing 
  • 5G Core Network virtualization and deployment flexibility 
  • RAN-agnostic 5G Core Network capabilities 
  • FutureG technology landscape 

How You Will Benefit

  • Develop understanding of 5G Core Network architectures including scalability 
  • Optimize 5G Core Network deployments for different use cases 
  • Understand advanced 5G Core Network configurability through AI/ML 
  • Analyze options for 5G Network deployment, management and orchestration 
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The course schedule was well-structured with a mix of lectures, class discussions, and hands-on exercises led by knowledgeable and engaging instructors.

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