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What you will learn

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    What is CBRS? An overview of shared spectrum and CBRS ecosystem, users, systems and devices

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    The role of CPIs in CBRS: What are CPIs, why and when are they needed?

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    How to be a CPI: Determining installation parameters for the SAS and troubleshooting tips

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
9 minutes to complete

What is CBRS?

A quick overview of shared spectrum and terminology...
1 video (Total 9 min), 1 quiz
1 video
1 practice exercise
CBRS and shared spectrum
Week
2
7 minutes to complete

The role of CPIs in CBRS

What are CPIs and why are they needed?...
1 video (Total 7 min)
Week
3
6 minutes to complete

More background on CBRS

Terminology and concepts...
1 video (Total 6 min)
Week
4
22 minutes to complete

How to do the CPI job

Detailed information on how to fulfill your responsibilities...
4 videos (Total 22 min), 1 quiz
4 videos
Determining Installation Parameters6m
Determining antenna orientation and characteristics6m
What can go wrong?4m
1 practice exercise
What can go wrong?

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About Google - Spectrum Sharing

We’ve all come to expect fast, high-quality Internet everywhere we go. Yet wireless demand is already outstripping supply in dense urban areas, while rural bandwidth and in-building coverage lag behind. To keep up with the rising demand for bandwidth, the FCC has worked with industry leaders to create the CBRS rules for shared spectrum as a new model for adding capacity at a low cost. By aligning on industry standards, Google is helping the CBRS ecosystem bring better wireless Internet to more people in more places. ...

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  • Once you enroll and your session begins, you will have access to all videos and other resources, including reading items and the course discussion forum. You’ll be able to view and submit practice assessments, and complete required graded assignments to earn a grade and a Course Certificate.

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  • This course is one of a few offered on Coursera that are currently available only to learners who have paid or received financial aid, when available.

  • CPI Package includes

    1. This six-module training in Coursera, graded assessments and additional resources

    2. Registration to the online certification exam*. You will be guided to register on ProctorU once you complete this training.

    3. Delivery of your CPI digital certificate* to use when installing CBRS devices with any SAS.

    4. Registration in the WInnForum database* of your details and credentials.

    *Pending approval of Google as a Training Program Administrator

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