Hands On Lab

Hands-on introduction to 5G and New Radio


  • Telco Basics
  • TCP/IP

Why this lab ?

This LAB Introduces you to a step-by-step beginner-friendly exploration of 5G and its architecture while gaining knowledge on the foundational concepts (packet analysis, packet generation, DNS...) and important tools (Wireshark, Scapy...) needed through your journey. Our 5G beginner LAB offers a hands-on yet simple to follow introduction to  NGAP, SCTP, Channel Modeling with 3GPP channel models, Security Strategies, and more ...

LAB objectives

  • Gain a comprehensive understanding of Multiple Input, Multiple Output (MIMO) technology and its role in enhancing 5G networks.
  • Develop the ability to distinguish between 4G and 5G networks in terms of speed, latency, architecture, and use cases.
  • Explore the architecture of 5G networks, enabling you to understand how data flows within the 5G network functions.
  • Master various 5G protocols, including NGAP, GTP, SCTP, and HTTP2, and understand their functions within the network.
  • Acquire the skills to interact with 5G APIs using Swagger, allowing you to programmatically explore and manipulate 5G network functionalities.
  • Learn the essentials of security in 5G networks, including authentication, authorization, and protection against cyber threats.
  • Understand the concept of NFV and its role in virtualizing network functions, a critical component of modern 5G networks.
  • Develop the ability to analyze network traffic effectively using Wireshark, a valuable skill for monitoring and troubleshooting 5G networks.
  • Explore packet inspection techniques with a focus on the Domain Name System (DNS) protocol, allowing you to analyze DNS queries and responses within 5G networks.
  • Gain insights into channel modeling and evaluation in the context of 5G, helping you understand how signal propagation and quality affect network performance and reliability
  • Try different Numerology and Bandwidth Synergy to learn to adapt to different deployment scenarios, frequency bands, and use cases.

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