Long Term Evolution (LTE) and HSPA Evolution

This event will be organized at Hotel Victoria, Itsenäisyydenkatu 1, Tampere. Victoria is located within 200 meters from Tampere railway station.

Harri Holma, Nokia Siemens Networks
Antti Toskala, Nokia Siemens Networks

Please, register through the link on this page.
Participation fee for one event is 360e/person. Full membership fee (2500e) entitles four (4) employees of the member company/department to participate for free in all INFORTE events. Participants may change.
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Friday 12th of February 9.00-17.00
Starting with conference breakfast at 9.00-9.30
Lunch break 12.30-13.30
Coffee 14.30

  • Background of LTE
  • 3GPP Status & LTE Schedule
  • LTE Architecture
  • S1 and X2 interfaces
  • Evolved Packet Core
  • LTE Layer 2/3
  • LTE Physical Layer
  • OFDMA and SC-FDMA principles
  • LTE Mobility
  • LTE Radio Resource Management
  • LTE Network Performance

Saturday 13th of February 8.30-16.30
Starting with conference breakfast 8.30-9.00
Lunch 11.30-12.30
Coffee 14.00

  • LTE voice solutions
  • LTE Frequency variants
  • LTE RF requirements
  • LTE TDD Mode
  • LTE Advanced requirements
  • ITU-R and 3GPP
  • LTE Advanced
  • HSPA Market situation
  • HSPA Evolution in Release 7-9
  • HSPA Performance
  • LTE Benchmarking with HSPA+

 This course is based on a book:

Holma & Toskala (eds.), "LTE for UMTS - OFDMA and SC-FDMA Based Radio Access", John Wiley & Sons, 2009.