ICT 4830 (4 credits)

Broadband Wireless Networks

This course examines the key broadband radio technologies at the center of today's rapid innovation in wireless networks. Wireless telecommunications networks are studied with an emphasis on the challenges and the approaches to deal with the immense wireless data traffic explosion from devices such as the iPhone, iPad, Android smartphones and connected laptops, as well as broadband services like VOIP and mobile video. The dominant wireless telecom technologies and protocols are presented, including 4G LTE, 5G, OFDM, MIMO, mobile IP, WIMAX, Wi-Fi and WPANs. The “triple play” convergence of voice, video, and data over wireless networks is analyzed. The wireless telecom industry is studied from standards, carrier, and technology perspectives, with an emphasis on radio networks as well as key application use cases.

Section(s): This course is not currently offered. Please see our annual schedule for future offerings.

Tuition Rate

Per Credit: $686

Additional Fees
Technology Fee: $4/credit hour for each class taken for credit
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