ICT 4830 (4 credits)

Broadband Wireless Networks

This course examines how Broadband radio technologies are changing to meet the growing demands for autonomous vehicles, smart cities/smart homes using smart IoT devices, cellular communications that deliver consumer entertainment/relevant and specific information content, support remote workers, and online learning. Wireless telecommunications networks are studied with an emphasis on the challenges and the approaches to meet the demands of continually increasing data traffic from devices such as mobile smartphones, tablets, hotspots, smart IoT devices, new emerging technologies like cellular-vehicle-to-everything (C-V2x), as well as broadband services like VOIP and mobile video. Current and dominant wireless telecom technologies and protocols are presented, including 3G, 4G LTE, OFDM, MIMO, Mobile IP, WIMAX, and Wi-Fi. The new 5G NR technology standards and services (eMBB, URLCC, mMTC) will be presented. The wireless telecom industry is studied from standards, carrier, and technology perspectives, with an emphasis on radio networks designed to support key use cases. Preferred prerequisite: ICT 4820.

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

Tuition Rate

Per Credit: $744

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