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Internet of Things -LTE Narrow Band and Cat-M -Technically Detailed Workshop

Workshop Description

Internet of Things (IoT) is transforming many industries and will create value for both businesses and their customers. For enterprises new to IoT, an important aspect of getting started is selecting the most suitable connectivity technology.

This workshop aims to provide a structured approach enterprises can use to analyze their requirements, deliver insights about the landscape of connectivity technologies available.

Content

IoT TECHNOLOGIES BASIC COMPARISON
Short Range
  • Bluetooth, WiFi, ZigBee, Z-Wave

LONG RANGE
  • LoRa, SigFox
3GPP
  • Cat-1, Cat-0, MTC (Cat-M), NB-IoT, EC-EGPRS
QoS REQUIREMENTS AND USE CASES
  • Cost Sensitivity, Latency, Energy Consumption
  • Throughput, Roaming, Capability, Reliability
UE CATEGORIES
  • Cat-1, Cat-0, Cat-M1, Cat-NB1 (Cat-M2) Cat-M Deployment (6PRB)
    Example
NB-IoT DEPLOYMENT OPTIONS: In-band, Guard-Band, Standalone

LEGACY LTE PHYSICAL CHANNELS

MAXIMUM COUPLING LOSS FOR VARIOUS TECHNOLOGIES

UPLINK MODES: Half/Full Duplex Operation

PHYSICAL LAYER OF Cat-M

DOWNLINK PHYSICAL CHANNELS
  • Reference Signals, Primary/Secondary Synchronization Signal
  • MPDCCH, PDSCH, MPUCCH, MPUSCH
Cat-M COVERAGE ENHANCEMENT MODE A/B

Cat-M RADIO FRAME STRUCTURE DOWNLINK AND UPLINK

CO-EXISTENCE OF Cat-M AND NB-IoT IN ONE HOSTING LTE CELL

PHYSICAL LAYER OF NB-IoT
  • Downlink 15kHz OFDMA
  • Uplink Multi-tone 3, 6, 12 x 15kHz
  • Uplink Single-tone 1 x 15kHz, 1 x 3.5kHz
  • Modulation Schemes: QPSK, π/4-QPSK, π/2-BPSKeference Signals, Primary/Secondary Synchronization Signal
  • MPDCCH, PDSCH, MPUCCH, MPUSCH
NB-IoT COVERAGE ENHANCEMENT MODE 0,1,2

ADDITIONAL COVERAGE ENHANCEMENT TECHNIQUES
  • BW Reduction, Repetition, PSD Boosting, TTI Bundling
    MPDCCH, PDSCH, MPUCCH, MPUSCH
NB-IoT HARQ (ACK/NACK) TIMING
NB-IoT UL/DL CHANNEL MAPPING

NB-IoT PHYSICAL CHANNELS
  • NPSS, NSSS, NPBCH, NRS
  • NPDCCH, NPDSCH
NB-IoT RADIO FRAME STRUCTURE DOWNLINK AND UPLINK

NB-IoT RANDOM ACCESS PROCEDURE

NB-IoT CELL CAPACITY/THROUGHPUT CALCULATION (with Repetitions)

NAS-PROCEDURES
  • EMM and ESM
Battery Saving Features:
  • eDRX in Idle Mode
  • Power Saving Mode (PSM)
CIoT EPS Optimizations:
  • Control Plane CIoT EPC Optimization
  • User Plane CIoT Optimization
Core Selection Techniques:
  • PLMN ID, RAN Based CN Selection, DÉCOR, eDECOR
3GPP Rel14 enhancements for Cat-M and NB-IoT:
  • Positioning Solutions: E-CID, OTDOA
  • Single Cell Point to Multipoint Transmission
  • Enhanced VoLTE support

Target audience

The intended target audience are Radio Engineers within the TELCO community

Pre-requisites

The participants should have basic knowledge regarding the LTE systems.

Duración del curso

1 día

Precio

1.000 €

Code

WM0255

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