Implementing Cisco CDMA Packet Core Networks (SPCDMA)

Course Description Schedule Course Outline

Who should attend

The primary audience for this course is as follows:

  • Network administrators
  • Network engineers
  • Network managers

The secondary audience for this course is as follows:

  • All individuals preparing for the Cisco Service Provider Mobility CDMA to LTE Specialist Certification


The knowledge and skills that a learner must have before attending this course are as follows:

  • Good knowledge of routing and switching
  • Basic knowledge of radio network functions
  • Basic knowledge of packet core supporting functions for Authentication, Authorization, and Accounting (AAA)
  • Basic knowledge of tunneling protocols Generic Routing Encapsulation (GRE), Layer 2 Tunneling Protocol (L2TP), and Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
  • Familiarity with and basic knowledge of configuring the Cisco ASR 5000 Series system
  • Understanding of organizations that develop technologies used in the mobile packet core such as the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) and the 3rd Generation Partnership Project2 (3GPP2)

Course Objectives

After completing this course, the learner will be able to meet these overall objectives:

  • Describe and understand 3GPP2 CDMA architecture fundamentals.
  • Implement a Cisco PDSN/HA solution and configure Cisco PDSN features for simple IP services.
  • Implement a Cisco PDSN solution and Cisco HA solution for mobile IP services.
  • Implement the Cisco HSGW solution and configure Cisco HSGW features for 4G interworking service.
  • Describe and configure tunneling features available on Cisco PDSN/HA.
  • Describe and configure Cisco ASR 5000 Series inline services.
  • Know the basics of configuring the Cisco ASR 5000 Series system.
  • Know the organizations that are developing technologies used in the mobile packet core such as the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) and 3GPP2.

Course Content

The Implementing Cisco® CDMA Packet Core Networks (SPCDMA) Version 1.0 is an instructor-led course that is presented by Cisco training partners to customers who use products that are part of the Code Division Multiple Access (CDMA) packet core. This five-day course is designed to help network professionals improve their skills and knowledge in implementing CDMA packet core architecture fundamentals.

The major part of the course includes detailed information on 3rd Generation Partnership Project 2 (3GPP2) standardized technologies that are implemented on the PDSN/HA Packet Data Serving Node (PDSN) and Home Agent (HA).The PDSN and HA interaction with authentication, charging, and billing components on the network are also discussed. This course includes configuration details of how the PDSN and HA components are implemented on the Cisco ASR 5000 Series system. A portion of the course is dedicated to explaining how a CDMA access network can interwork with a 4G packet core. The role of the High Rate Packet Data (HRPD) Serving Gateway (HSGW) is discussed as well as configuration details.

Classroom Training
Modality: G

Duration 5 days

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