AFRALTI to stage broadband, NGN workshop
The African Advanced Level Telecommunications Institute (AFRALTI) will stage a course on Broadband and Next Generation Networks (NGN) in Blantyre, Malawi, from 16 – 20 June.
The course will fixed broadband Internet access, including DSL, cable and FTTH, as well as regulation and business aspects of broadband networks and services. It will also include ITU's Next Generation Networks (NGN), covering NGN architectures and protocols, Quality of Service (QoS) in NGN, security mechanisms, transition of PSTN and IP networks to NGN, IPv6-based NGN, as well as business challenges for the Next Generation Networks. Also, it will cover the mobile broadband and NGN, including 3GPP mobile broadband (LTE/LTE-Advanced), IEEE mobile broadband (Mobile WiMAX, WiFi), Fixed-Mobile Convergence (FMC), IMS (IP Multimedia Subsystem) for NGN, mobility and location management and NGN mobile services, broadband and NGN services (Next Generation VoIP, IPTV over NGN, web services in NGN, cloud computing, Internet of things, Web of things), as well as business and regulation challenges for broadband and NGN services.
This course is targeted at managers, engineers and employees from regulators, government organizations, telecommunication companies and academia, who are interested in understanding, implementation and regulation of Broadband and Next Generation Networks.