5G / FutureG Radio Access Network Essentials

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5G / FutureG Radio Access Network Essentials

Course Description

The 5G / FutureG Radio Access Network Essentials course provides a fundamental understanding of 5G RAN interfaces, waveforms, link budgets and many other advanced networking features of 5G RAN that allow for a variety of use cases to be supported, including how different waveform numerologies can be configured to provide optimal communication in a wide range of spectrum and bandwidths in order to provide superior user and application quality-of-service in many environments. Many 5G technologies are covered including mMIMO, O-RAN, C-V2X, RAN slicing and FutureG evolution. 

Course Content

     5G RAN Architecture   

  • O-RAN 

  • Backhaul 

     5G Waveform 

  • OFDM / Resource grid / Numerology 

  • mMIMO / Beamforming 

  • Coding & Modulation 

  • Synchronization 

  • Spectrum Support 

     5G RAN Feature Dive 

  • MEC 

  • RAN slicing / Network splits 

  • RIC 

  • Sidelink 

    Future G Landscape 

  • 5G Advanced Preview 

  • 6G Preview 


Requirements & Materials


Recommended: Basic communication system understanding 


Provided: PowerPoint slides presented 

Who Should Attend

This course is designed for anyone from government/commercial industry interested in understanding more about 5G / FutureG RAN 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 RAN architecture and backhaul 
  • Essential cellular-focused communication theory 
  • 5G RAN waveform numerology and configurability 
  • 5G RAN MAC / PHY procedures and capabilities 
  • FutureG technology landscape 
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How You Will Benefit

  • Develop understanding of 5G RAN architecture including O-RAN 
  • Differentiate between multiple 5G RAN configurations for different use cases 
  • Understand advanced 5G RAN capabilities not yet deployed 
  • Be able to better evaluate 5G link budgets and 5G network performance 
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