Online Course:
In-Building Fundamentals


Project life cycle
LTE adaptive modulation
DL link budget calculations
Process overview
Channel planning - 5 GHZ
In-building environment differences and elevator coverage challenges


$ 795 USD / € 665 EUR

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.

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No Course Prerequisites
(Training to be completed through the Learning Center)
  • Learn through videos
  • Learn through narrated slide shows
  • Complete final exam
Introduction to In‑Building Fundamentals
  • Course Learning Objectives
  • Course Outline
  • About iBwave
Mobile Networks Evolution
  • First Generation
  • Second Generation
  • Third Generation
  • Fourth Generation
  • Fifth Generation
Mobile Networks Architecture
  • Macro Network Topology
  • RF Sources
  • In‑Building Components
  • Distributed Antenna Systems (DAS)
  • Network Management
In-Building RF Considerations
  • Electromagnetic Principles
  • Uniform Plane Wave
  • Material Effects and Characteristics
  • Propagation Mechanisms for In‑Building Environments
  • Propagation Challenges and Predictions
Radio Wave Propagation Basics
  • Macro Network Topology
  • RF Sources
  • In‑Building Components
  • Distributed Antenna Systems (DAS)
  • Network Management
In-Building DAS Design Project Strategy
  • Business Models and Life Cycle
  • Deployment Process
  • Challenges
Small 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
  • Wi‑Fi Basics
  • Radio Issues
  • Network Issues
  • Dimensioning (Radio & Network)
  • Managing the Wi‑Fi Radio Environment
Technology Considerations
  • CDMA
  • GSM
  • UMTS
  • HSPA
  • LTE
  • KPIs and Target Design Values
Bringing It All Together
  • Review
  • Design a Project from Scratch
  • Conclusion
  • (90 minutes)
Hardware Requirements
  • Processor: > 2.0 GHz
  • Operating System: Windows XP, WindowsVista, Windows 7 or Windows 8
  • Plugins: Adobe Flash Player 7.0+ (9 preferred)
  • Memory: 1 gigabyte (GB) of RAM
  • Hard Disk: 150 MB
  • Display: 1024 x 768, 24 bits
  • Sound Card
Software Requirements
  • Browser: Firefox, MSIE 6.0+, Chrome or Safari
  • Plugins: Adobe Flash Player 7.0+ (9 preferred)
  • Latest software trial license for training purposes 1
  • Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 SP1
  • Microsoft Data Access Components 2.8
  • Allow pop-ups for your URLs
  • Allow JavaScript
  • 1Mb/sec or faster connection to the internet - most internet connections are adequate for our Learning Center products, though we recommend a high‑speed broadband connection
  • If possible, add LMS URL to your companies white list and/or add the website to your trusted websites if you're using Internet Explorer
1 A trial version of the software can be obtained for the duration of the training by contacting