Course Details

  • DATES:                  Feb. 6-8, 2017 - May 8-10, 2017 - Oct. 2-4, 2017
  • DURATION:           3 days
  • SCHEDULE:          9:00AM - 5:00PM each day
  • LOCATION:           Forsk US - Chicago, IL (USA)
  • FEE:                        $2,000

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Overview

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 3.2 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 CDMALTE 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
  • R&D staff
  • Any current or future Atoll user involved in LTE activity for design and deployment of cellular wireless networks

Prerequisites

  • 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 Features – Part 1

  • General Introduction
  • Working Environment
  • Creating an .atl Document
  • Managing Geographic Data
  • Managing Radio Data



DAY 2: Atoll General Features & LTE features

General Features – Part 2

  • Managing Computations
  • Project Outputs


LTE Features: Features Dedicated
to 3GPP LTE Networks –  Part 1

  • LTE Concepts and Planning Overview
  • Modelling a LTE Network
  • Prediction Studies Based on Cell Loads

DAY 3: Atoll LTE Features & Drive Test Features

LTE Features: Features Dedicated
to 3GPP LTE Networks and LTE Advanced - Part 2

  • Neighbour Planning
  • Automatic Frequency and PCI Planning
  • Frequency and PCI Plan Analysis
  • MIMO Features with enhanced MIMO
  • Carrier Aggregation
  • MIMO boost
  • ICIC techniques
  • LTE TDD Mode


Drive Test Features

  • Managing Drive Tests
  • The Test Mobile Data Window

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