NTI Scientific Labs

NTI premises have various laboratories specialized in the telecommunications fields, including wired and wireless communication networks, mobile phone technology, integrated communication systems, and information security in telecommunications, among other modern communication areas.
These laboratories contribute to providing a modern and advanced educational and research environment.

NTI has a highly equipped PCB design center, which typically involves designing, and manufacturing a printed circuit board (PCB). NTI acts as a service provider and offers a range of options for designing, prototyping, and manufacturing PCBs for its customers either university students, researchers, entrepreneurs, or SMEs. It has been manufacturing 6500 PCBs per year. NTI offers PCB design services for high-quality single/double sides (2-layer PCBs) and antenna fabrication and measurement service (S-Parameters up to 20 GHz). At the same time, PCB prototype services allow customers to order a small quantity of PCBs for testing and validation. These services usually include manufacturing the prototype boards, often with quick turnaround times (5 to 7 working days) to verify the design before processing to mass production. This service is available online therefore customers can send and get his/her needs at affordable prices.

NTI is keen to consider factors like quality, price, turnaround time, customer support, and reviews from past customers when introducing PCBs service as competitive edges against our counterparts in the market. To cope with the market requirements, NTI focuses on the industry insights necessary to excel in PCB design and development by providing professional PCB training courses that can help students develop their knowledge and skills and enhance their career prospects, enabling them to design efficient, high-quality, and manufactural PCBs.

This lab includes an integrated cellular network that includes all the basic units of mobile phone networks in their various generations (second, third, and fourth generation), including radio, transmission, Internet Protocol routers, and basic network systems. It is also equipped with the latest capabilities and infrastructure necessary to provide fifth-generation services when available in Egypt. The lab gives NTI trainees access to comprehensive network elements simulating real network scenarios. The laboratory is also equipped with the necessary software for practical training on all parts of the network, so that the laboratory provides a practical educational environment that allows the trainees to gain practical experience in this field and to configure and improve communications networks, through interactive training sessions, enabling the trainees to enhance their knowledge, sharpen their skills, and stay at the forefront of mobile technologies.

NTI provides professional training programs according to the required occupational competencies through a network of 8 laboratories located in its branches in Cairo and different governorates across Egypt. The labs are equipped with OTDRs with optical power meters, fiber inspection probes, fiber identifiers, and visual fault locators, cabling joints, and testing using automated splicing machines and connectorization kits for different fiber types. Some labs have a complete Fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) distribution setup. This extensive network of laboratories makes it easy for trainees from all over the country to access NTI's training programs and gain the skills and knowledge they need to stand out in the telecommunications labor market. NTI offers comprehensive optical transmission courses covering SDH, DWDM, and OTN technologies, to equip professionals with the knowledge to effectively transmit optical signals between stations and various network types, including access, aggregation, and core networks. NTI has trained over 4,500 engineers and technicians over the past three years, relying on the expertise of highly skilled and certified instructors.

NTI Fiber Optical Labs are:

Indoor Fiber Optic Preparation Lab

Training is provided on the preparation of different types of fiber cables and training on the different fusion methods, either by melting or by mechanical methods, and how to terminate fiber ends. Training on different methods of arranging cables within different splicing trays.

Fiber Optic Testing Lab

This lab provides all necessary cable measurements performed in accordance with international standards Tier 1 and Tier 2, utilizing a set of tests beginning with fiber end inspection and followed by power measurements using an OLTS test set. Followed by an intensive training using OTDR device to scan the whole cable and determine its length, the locations of the welds and different events such as connections, bends, the location of the cut if any. Training on how to prepare reports for measurements professionally.

Data center Fiber Lab

That contains essential passive components which provides a comprehensive overview of data centers, architecture and main components. hands-on optical distribution frame, how to distribute MPO cables, which are represented by multiple fibers grouped together within a single connector, methods of examining ends using inspection probe, and verifying the quality of the cables and connectors.

Optical Fiber AirPON Lab

This lab demonstrates a complete solution for FTTH network, where connecting fiber to homes through wireless radio networks. The entire network structure is explained along with the services transmitted through the network. The installation scenario is well explained followed by a practical practice on OLT (Optical Line Terminal) configuration steps.

FTTH Fiber Optic Lab

This lab demonstrates the main passive elements of Fiber to The Home FTTH access network. Gain comprehensive knowledge of the different installation phases. hands-on practical testing and troubleshooting.

FTTx Fiber Optic Lab

This lab demonstrates the active and passive elements of optical access network for different scenarios including fiber to the cabinet FTTC, fiber to the building FTTB and fiber to the home FTTH. Learn design and planning for each scenario, practice on power budget calculation and active equipment configuration through practical exercises. Hands-on practical testing and troubleshooting.

Synchronous Digital Hierarchy SDH Lab

SDH lab, gives deep understanding of synchronous transmission standards in the world of telecommunications networks, synchronous architecture, and enhanced management capabilities. Through hands-on experience with Nortel's SDH equipment, from high-capacity transport to multi-service access, you'll gain practical skills in configuring, and troubleshooting, equipping you to understand its applications and solve challenges in telecommunications technology.

  • Integrated circuit Lab
    • This lab focus on VLSI and FPGA research area, It has a lot of EDA tools such as ( Synopsys ,Siemens ) tools for analog , mixed signals, and digital design, also FPGA kits from Xilinx and Alter.
  • Measurement Lab
    • It has a lot of measurement devices such as mixed signal oscilloscope , logic analyzer , portable logic analyzer , Network analyzer, and function generator
  • Robotics Lab
    • an outstanding integrated robotics laboratory to serve the robotics applications, particularly in the automotive sector, in addition to a fully equipped remote access network labs that allowing students and researchers to remotely access the resources and applications through a high-quality and high-speed internal network.

  • A laboratory to study, compare and evaluate different network technologies: Laboratories can be equipped with base stations and different equipment to compare the performance of different generations of cellular technologies such as 4G and beyond.
  • Radiofrequency (RF) exposure laboratories: These laboratories focus on the mechanism of signal propagation, and safety procedures for human exposure to radio waves.

Cisco Data Network Lab

This laboratory is outfitted with Cisco routers, switches, and simulation software essential for conducting hands on training for both Cisco Routing and Switching courses and Cisco Unified Communications courses.

Cisco Networks Security Lab

This laboratory is equipped with Cisco routers and switches, complete with necessary security licenses, virtual machines and simulation software essential for facilitating hands on training in security courses.

Huawei HCIA & HCIP Labs

These labs include Huawei bundles for HCIA, HCIP and Security like (Switches, Routers and USG Firewalls)

Unified Communications Labs

NTI have a variety of vendors' sets featuring Avaya, Cisco, and Mitel technologies. These setups are employed for hands on training in courses covering Cisco collaboration, Avaya Aura unified communications, and Mitel collaboration solutions.

Digital Switching Lab

This lab is equipped by Nortel Digital with IP Enabled (PBX) and Digital switching system NEAX61E which offers hands on experience, practical skills development, and flexible learning opportunities in digital switching technologies.

Microsoft Lab

The Microsoft lab offers hands on training in a range of Microsoft technologies, including Windows Server platform, Azure Platform, and SQL Server. Equipped with the latest software. This is to provide the hands on training, practical experience and guidance for students and professionals alike, fostering skills development in Microsoft's diverse ecosystem.

Datacenter & Virtualization Lab

This lab equipped with PCs with high specs and the virtualization software of VMware vSphere products.

Bigdata Lab

The bigdata laboratory, utilizing virtual machines and the open-source Apache program, encompasses a wide array of tools including HDFS, MR, Spark, Flink, Hbase, Hive, Kafka, Flume, and Sqoop, along with MSQL and Postgres for database systems. This facility serves as an integral platform for conducting the hands on of bigdata courses such as HCIA Big Data, HCIP Big Data, and Big Data Essentials.

NTI has the following Microwave labs :

  • Digital Microwave Line of Sight System Lab
    • It is composed of two microwave systems in bands 6 GHz 68 Mbit/s and 11 GHz 140 Mbit/s. The 6 GHz system has two channels; one regular and one protection while the 11 GHz system has one regular channel only. Training is provided on the detailed comprehension of each module technical operation and practical commissioning tests during system operation.
  • Radio Microwave Engineering Lab
    • That contains essential passive components, Antennas, and measuring instruments to elaborate most important commissioning tests for Radio system modules, signal analysis and measurement, and quality of service assessment.