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In-Building RF Wireless Fundamentals [SP6550]

This ten-lesson training course provides the student with an introduction to In-Building Wireless Solutions including technologies such as DAS, C-RAN and small cells. It also provides an overview of deployment strategies for modern cell and Wi-Fi networks. Last it provides a look at the future of in-building wireless and its impact on the infrastructure.

Estimated study time: 1 hour 36 minutes

Overall content duration: 1 hour 17 minutes


The webcasts for this course are available in the following languages:

plus additional languages available for asssessments.

Pre-requisite experience

No pre-requisite experience is required to take this course as the subjects covered will be of interest to anyone working in the RF and Wireless fields in any aspect.


This course will enable you to understand the main infrastructure challenges surrounding In-Building Wireless (IBW) networks, as well as some best practice for equipment selection, funding concerns and deployment. It discusses the available IBW and Wi-Fi strategies and solutions available. Last, it provides a glimpse at the future of In-Building Wireless.

  • Lesson One: IBW - What it is, where it’s been and why that matters
  • Lesson Two: IBW challenges - Why broad adoption will continue
  • Lesson Three: The future of IBW solutions
  • Lesson Four: Choosing the right IBW solution for your needs
  • Lesson Five: The opportunities of using DAS and small cells
  • Lesson Six: The role of unlicensed frequencies in IBW solutions
  • Lesson Seven: When Wi-Fi is—and isn’t—sufficient
  • Lesson Eight: How to deploy IBW
  • Lesson Nine: Funding your IBW solution
  • Lesson Ten: Your IBW future

This course is based on CommScope's ebook – IBW Best Practices

How will I learn?

You will study this course online in a self-paced format. There is no assessment for the course, so the course is completed by participating in viewing all the videos in the course.

Successful completion will require:

This course is information only and there is no assessment. To complete the course, you need to view the videos within the course.

Is this the right course for me?

This course is for anyone interested in the topic of In-Building Wireless solutions and associated infrastructure choices.

Upon successful completion you will:

Receive a certificate that may be self-printed.

“Effective Sep20th 2019, BICSI recognizes SP6550 - In-Building RF Wireless Fundamentals training for the following BICSI Continuing Education Credits (CECs).” 

Course information:

BICSI CECs: 1 Event ID: OV-COMM-OC-0919-1

Certificate valid for 3 years

Estimated study time: 1 hour 36 minutes

Overall content duration: 1 hour 17 minutes

Course Benefits

  • Learn at your own pace
  • Effective learning
  • Learn on the go and on-site
  • Cost effective
  • Consistent training globally
  • Access latest material

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