Cell Planning for LTE Networks

2 Days / 4 Live Online Sessions (0900-1230) / Technical Level: Level 3

Course Code: MB2103

Course Summary

An introduction to the changes required in the techniques, skill sets and tools for planning LTE networks. This includes link budgets, mixed traffic dimensioning, coverage considerations and tool configuration parameters. All aspects are reinforced through classroom exercises and planning-tool illustrations.

Who would benefit

This course is intended for those involved in cell planning, configuration or optimization of LTE-based networks.


This course assumes existing knowledge of basic cell planning principles and familiarity with the cell planning role.

Topic Areas Include

  • LTE planning philosophy

  • Coverage planning and link budgets

  • LTE cell parameters

  • RACH planning

  • Traffic analysis

  • Dimensioning for capacity

  • Frequency planning

  • Planning for VoLTE

  • Predictions and simulations

  • Co-siting issues with legacy technologies

  • RF Exposure limits

Includes exercises.