-The course focuses on the system architecture, protocols,  network components and interfaces of 2G and 3G mobile communication systems;
-Enables students toughly understand the technological advancements and limitations, and different service deliverables within 2G and 3G technologies.
-Familiarize the students to fundamentals of cellular network planning approaches, criteria and targets, and pre-planning Procedures and requirements in GSM & UMTS ;
-Enables students with concepts of GSM and UMTS Radio, Transmission and core Network planning to perform practical dimensioning, coverage, capacity and resources planning using commercially used software tools.