Atoll LTE & NB-IoT Public Course


In 2008, Atoll was the first LTE network planning software available on the market. Atoll is being used by a number of the largest LTE operators worldwide. Atoll 3.3 is a comprehensive framework for operators who need to plan evolution towards LTE and LTE-Advanced. It allows planning and analysing integrated GSM/UMTS/LTE and CDMA/LTE networks.

This module is the result of a strong R&D program in 4G technologies which Forsk is conducting with strategic partners including world-leading equipment vendors and operators.

Who should attend?

  • Radio Planning Engineers
  • Consultants with strong RF planning background
  • Radio Planning R&D team members


  • Knowledge of 3GPP GSM, UMTS/W-CDMA and LTE standards.
  • Knowledge of LTE technology and RF planning at engineering level.

Course Outline

DAY 1: Atoll General Features

  • General Introduction
  • Working Environment
  • Managing Geographic Data
  • Managing Radio Data
  • Managing Computations
  • Project Outputs
  • LTE Concepts and Planning Overview
  • Modelling a LTE Network

DAY 2: Atoll General & LTE Features

  • Prediction Studies Based on Cell Loads
  • MIMO boost
  • ICIC techniques
  • Neighbour Planning
  • Automatic Frequency and PCI Planning
  • Frequency and PCI Plan Analysis
  • Carrier Aggregation
  • Monte Carlo simulation

DAY 3: Atoll LTE-Advanced & NB-IoT Features

  • MIMO Features with enhanced MIMO
  • LTE TDD Mode
  • COordinated Multipoint Transmission and reception (CoMP)
  • Relay Nodes
  • NB-IoT features and Concepts
  • NB-IoT Planning Overview
  • Modelling a NB-IoT Network
  • NB-IoT Predictions
  • Neighbour Allocation
  • Automatic Resource Allocation

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Course Details

  • DATES: March 13-15, 2018
  • DURATION: 3 days
  • SCHEDULE: 9:30AM - 5:00PM (first day) / 9:00AM - 5:00PM (following days)
  • LOCATION: Forsk Head Office - Toulouse Blagnac, France
  • FEE: 1,500€, including training session, lunch and course documentation

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