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Introduction to digital communication and 5G

Individual course

The course presents the basics of digital communication combined with 5G networking operation, its enabling technologies and applications.

Course contents

  • Communication systems and their components
  • Radio communication
  • Frequency spectrum and bandwidth, especially on 5G frequency bands
  • Key differences between 5G and previous generations
  • 5G system architecture
  • 5G functionalities eMBB, mMTC and URLLC
  • 5G technology enabler (network slicing, Multi-access edge computing)
  • How 5G is used in IoT and future visions.

Learning outcomes

The course aims to provide a conceptual understanding of digital communication systems as a whole and underlying technologies and concepts associated with 5G networks and applications.

Course material

Lecture handouts.

Completion methods

Self-study exercises and e-exam.

The course schedule will be availabde on the 15th of November. Please check the exact dates from University of Turku study guide.

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Responsible teacher

University of Turku
Petri Sainio

Contact person for applications

FITech Network University
Fanny Qvickström, Student services specialist
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Category:
ICT Studies,
Technical studies
Topics:
5G technology,
Internet technology,
Wireless technology
Course code:
DTEK3007
Study credits:
1 ECTS
Price:
0 €
Course level:
Teaching period:
9.1.–15.6.2023 (flexible start)
Application start date:
07.11.2022
Application deadline:
24.3.2023
Host university:
University of Turku
Teaching method:
Online
Teaching language:
English
General prerequisites:
Basics in networking
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