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5G Principles & Practices: Small Cell Networking


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.

    Why should you attend?

    After completing this course, you'll have a foundational understanding of small cell networking and the fundamental innovations delivered by this technology.

    What to expect?

    Technical Requirements

    All BICSI CONNECT courses require an internet-capable device and internet connection.

    Java software; Windows 7 or 8; Mac OSx10.6+; Android 4.1 or later; Apple 10S 6.x, 7.x; IE 10 or later; Firefox 21 or later; Chrome 29 or later; Safari 5.1.8 or later; sound card with speakers/headphones for audio (audio not available for all courses); pop-up blockers disabled.

    Who should attend?

    This course is ideal for all ICT professionals.

    What will I learn?

    After this course you will be able to:

    • 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 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

    How long is this course?

    1.1-hour self-paced course with 90 days from the date of purchase to complete

    Can I earn credit?

    Earn 1 Continuing Education Credit (CEC) upon successfully completing this program

    What is the cancellation policy?

    All BICSI CONNECT courses are nonrefundable and nontransferable.

      Event Details


      5G Principles & Practices: Small Cell Networking $150.00


      Start : 2/12/2024 12:00:00 AM

      End :2/12/2029 11:59:00 PM