GSM Air Interface

We also have GSM Air Interface (On-Demand).

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

Course Code: MB50

Course Summary

A technical introduction to the world of GSM. This course describes the services, structure and operation of a GSM mobile network.

Who would benefit

Those new to or entering the GSM industry who require a technical overview of GSM network operation and its associated technologies.


A basic understanding of cellular radio networks and associated technologies, as well as an ability to comprehend technical subjects, is an advantage.

Topic Areas Include

  • GSM organizations and standards bodies

  • GSM services and service enablers

  • Network architecture

  • GSM/GPRS identities

  • GSM EDGE radio access network

  • GSM channels

  • Cell coverage and capacity

  • Propagation issues

  • Core network architecture

  • GPRS network architecture

  • Idle mode procedures

  • Dedicated mode procedures

  • GPRS procedures

  • GSM family evolution

  • Real-world network configuration

  • Network sharing

This course appears in the following collections