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5G, Live Webinar -

We are delighted to announce a partnership that will see the delegates at FutureNet Asia in October gain free access to a Wray Castle virtual telecoms training course focusing on 5G SBA (Service based architecture), which is an important theme at the event. 5G SBA Virtualizing the Core:  13th October @ 4pm-5.30pm (SGT, UTC+8) The Service Based Architecture (SBA), standardised as part of 5G, represents a paradigm shift in the way the telecoms core network is planned, deployed, and operated. Using virtualisation principles, the SBA provides a more flexible, efficient, and capable set of features – provided by the different...

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Introduction – 5G and Use Cases As well as supporting the existing operator mobile broadband business model in a very efficient and flexible way, 5G also enables a wide range of new Use Cases and deployment scenarios. The key phrase here is “wide range”, because it throws up significant issues for operators, who are used to defining and working with a fairly constrained service set that is primarily based on human communication and broadband access to internet-hosted content and apps. To support the wide range of use cases, 5G, compared to previous generations, is much more capable in a number...

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5G, Transport Industry -

Railways across Europe rely on GSM-R for voice and data communications including ETCS (European Train Control System) signalling, however GSM-R is predicted to reach end-of-life by 2030.  A replacement needs to be found.  The International Union of Railways (UIC) having already specified GSM-R have now outlined the Future Railway Mobile Communications System.  FRMCS is not intended to simply be a replacement for GSM-R but it’s an opportunity for railway undertakings to harmonize all of their railway related communications needs.  GSM-R is ideal for voice and low bit rate data communications, but a modern railway demands broadband capability to support applications...

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WHERE IS THE OVERALL 5G VALUE AND WHO REALISES IT? There are two obvious answers in terms of the main generators of overall 5G value. One is that 5G facilitates cost-effective additional capacity through access to new spectrum, efficient use of that spectrum and ease of base-station deployment critical to realising the full potential of that new spectrum. Secondly, it allows new use cases to be supported encouraging connected innovation and new deployment scenarios.  Looking at cost-effective deployment of additional capacity, though - this is a way of reducing, or at least constraining, costs for their existing business model, whether...

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Rail and transport networks depend on telecoms, without reliable communications systems networks could not operate safely, we help engineers build the knowledge to truly understand each system and keep up-to-date with their emerging capabilities.Our self-paced on-demand distance learning courses feature illustrated course books, videos, tests and full tutor support delivered in a modern, secure, cross-device Virtual Learning Environment.Designed to enable you to fit your learning around your schedule, our expanding portfolio of courses include: GSM-R Engineering Overview (Course Duration: 22 Hours) ERTMS/ETCS for Radio Engineers (Course Duration: 32 Hours) FRMCS - Future Railway Mobile Communications System (Course Duration: 22 Hours)...

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