Online training

In-Building Network Fundamentals

30 days to complete the course

Are you new to the in-building industry? With over 80 percent of wireless voice and data usage occurring indoors, has the rising demand for in-building wireless coverage caught your attention? Do you want to learn more? If so, then In-Building Fundamentals is the right course for you.

The iBwave Training Program’s introductory in-building course is specifically designed to make you knowledgeable about all things in-building. The lessons will take you through the indoor design strategy, planning and network deployment process. You will learn about radio waves, propagation, network architecture, and the latest in-building technologies being used, such as DAS and LTE. The course will cover all the essentials of the wireless indoor network field.

The Training is aimed at macro RF engineers, to students, field technicians and telecom journalists, who want to enhance their understanding of the wireless in-building industry.

Course syllabus

01INTRODUCTION TO IN-BUILDING FUNDAMENTALS

  • Course Learning Objectives
  • Course Outline
  • About iBwave

02MOBILE NETWORKS EVOLUTION

  • First Generation
  • Second Generation
  • Third Generation
  • Fourth Generation
  • Fifth Generation

03MOBILE NETWORKS ARCHITECTURE

  • Macro Network Topology
  • RF Sources
  • In-Building Components
  • Distributed Antenna Systems (DAS)
  • Network Management

04IN-BUILDING RF CONSIDERATIONS

  • Electromagnetic Principles
  • Uniform Plane Wave
  • Material Effects and Characteristics
  • Propagation Mechanisms for In-Building Environments
  • Propagation Challenges and Predictions

05RADIO WAVE PROPAGATION BASICS

  • Macro Network Topology
  • RF Sources
  • In-Building Components
  • Distributed Antenna Systems (DAS)
  • Network Management

06IN-BUILDING DAS DESIGN PROJECT STRATEGY

  • Business Models and Lifecycle
  • Deployment Process
  • Challenges

07SMALL CELLS

  • Technology Overview
    • Small Cell Technologies
    • Radio Technologies for Small Cells
    • Wi-Fi Technologies for Small Cells
    • Small Cell Network Connectivity
  • Deployment Process Overview
    • Typical Small Cell Deployment Process
    • One Site Visit

08Wi-Fi

  • Wi-Fi Basics
  • Radio Issues
  • Network Issues
  • Dimensioning (Radio & Network)
  • Managing the Wi-Fi Radio Environment

09TECHNOLOGY CONSIDERATIONS

  • CDMA
  • GSM
  • UMTS
  • HSPA
  • LTE
  • KPIs and Target Design Values

10BRINGING IT ALL TOGETHER

  • Review
  • Design a Project from Scratch
  • Conclusion

EXAM - 90 minutes

Online training

In-Building Network Fundamentals

30 days to complete the course

$795.00USD
Format:
Online
Language:
English
BICSI:
7 Credits
Training Includes:
  • Online manual for 1 year after activation
  • 30-day access upon activation
  • Paper Manual
Prerequisite:

No course prerequierements

Note:

Important notice: You have up to 6 months to activate the course.

Training to be completed through the Learning Center.

Frequently asked questions

If you cannot find the answer below, please use the contact form or send us an email.

How do I contact iBwave for support during the online training program?

Training support is provided from Monday to Friday, between 9AM and 5PM EST – contact Training.

Limited support for license issues and course extensions are provided on Saturday and Sunday, and Monday to Friday between 5PM and 9AM EST – contact support@ibwave.com (emails will be addressed within 24 hours)

What is the refund policy?

All iBwave online courses are non‑refundable. For any additional information regarding the terms and conditions, please read our certification courses policies.

How much time is available to access the online training?

Once activated, the online courses are available for 30 days.

Do we have access to an electronic copy of the student manual?

An online training manual is included in the Learning Center for the Small Cells and In‑Building Fundamentals course.

This online manual is available for 1 year from date of course activation.

Is iBwave Training Program accredited by BICSI?

Yes. The iBwave Training Program is recognized by BICSI for Continuing Education Credits (CECs) and accounts for the following number of credits at completion.

Courses:
Small Cells Training (Online) > 7 credits
In-Building Fundamentals (Online) > 7 credits

BICSI is the international Continuing Education association that provides information, education and knowledge assessment for individuals and companies in the ITS industry. www.bicsi.org