Broadband Access Technologies

1 Day / 2 Live Online Sessions (0900-1230)

Course Code: TY2701

Course Summary

This course introduces delegates to the broadband technologies and access methods that are available to fixed- and mobile-network operators. Topics covered include ISPs, ADSL, ADSL2, DSL, VDSL and fibre-optic networks, as well as WiMAX, Wi-Fi, UMTS and LTE. The learning is underpinned by group exercises.

Who would benefit

Technical and semi-technical management staff requiring an overview of the technologies and techniques employed by wired and wireless broadband access systems.


A basic understanding of digital communications techniques would be an advantage, but is not essential.

Topic Areas Include

  • The broadband market

  • DSL – technologies, architecture, access, backhaul

  • Powerline broadband

  • Fibre optic and cable systems

  • Fibre to the home and cabinet

  • Fixed wireless access systems

  • Satellite broadband and high altitude platforms

  • Wi-Fi hotspot, wide area and ‘municipal’ networks

  • UMTS fixed and 3G mobile broadband

  • Fixed and Mobile WiMAX

  • LTE and UMB

  • Broadband deployment strategies

Includes group exercises.

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