5G Network Architecture Fundamentals Training Course


5G is the 5th generation mobile network and global wireless standard that follows 1G, 2G, 3G, and 4G networks. 5G is designed to connect people, machines, objects, and devices.

This instructor-led, live training (online or onsite) is aimed at engineers who wish to understand the architectural components that make up 5G so as to begin implementing their own solutions on top of this groundbreaking new network.

By the end of this training, participants will be able to:

  • Learn the fundamentals of 5G.
  • Understand the 5G architecture and standards.
  • Perform network function virtualization and network slicing.

Format of the Course

  • Interactive lecture and discussion.
  • Lots of exercises and practice.
  • Hands-on implementation in a live-lab environment.

Course Customization Options

  • To request a customized training for this course, please contact us to arrange.


  • An understanding of mobile networks
  • An understanding of Wi-Fi networks


  • Network architects
  • Network engineers
  • Mobile operations engineers
  • Telecom professionals

Course Outline


Overview of 5G Features and Architecture

  • The 5G core network architecture
  • 5G frequency spectrum

Understanding the 5G Ecosystem

  • Antennas, towers, and wiring
  • Networking, cloud platforms and applications

5G Service-Based Architecture

  • HTTP2 Application Layer Protocol
  • DNS (Domain Name Server) enhancements

Accessing Services and Data in a 5G Network

  • NRF (Network Repository Function)
  • Service Discovery

Sharing Physical Infrastructure

  • Network Virtualization and Virtual Network Functions (VNFs)
  • Sharing multiple virtual networks through network slicing

Coordinating Network Resources across Devices

  • Connecting devices to other parts of a network through radio
  • RAN (Radio Access Network) in 5G

Charging and Billing Architecture in a 5G Network

  • Charging interfaces
  • Online and offline billing

Security in 5G

  • 5G Authentication And Key Agreement (AKA)
  • Authentication Servers

5G Data Connectivity across Regions

  • Accessing global services
  • Roaming services in 5G

Delivering Voice and Video Services over IP Networks

  • IMS (IP Multimedia Subsystem) in 5G
  • Voice Over 5G

5G Deployments around the World

  • U.S., Europe, Japan, Korea, and China
  • Standardization of 5G

5G Open RAN (O-RAN)

  • Understanding the O-RAN architecture
  • Virtualization techniques for O-RAN
  • Network slicing

5G Containerization

  • Docker
  • Kubernetes

Multi-access Edge Computing (MEC)

  • Enabling technologies
  • Understanding the MEC architecture and standards

Summary and Next Steps

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *