Alcatel-Lucent Telecom Ltd.
|Alcatel-Lucent Telecom Ltd. Patent applications|
|Patent application number||Title||Published|
|20140024382||METHOD, APPARATUS AND COMPUTER READABLE MEDIUM FOR TRAFFIC REDISTRIBUTION IN WIRELESS NETWORKS - The apparatus includes a processor. The processor is configured to determine whether to redistribute traffic, generate a message upon determining traffic is to be redistributed, the message including cell priority values, the cell priority values including a priority value for each of a plurality of carriers, and transmit the message to the one or more user equipment.||01-23-2014|
|20130322349||APPARATUS, METHOD AND COMPUTER READABLE MEDIUM FOR PAYLOAD SEGMENTATION OF WIRELESS PACKET DATA TRANSMISSIONS - The method includes determining a minimum number of resource blocks that can be assigned to a user equipment for delay sensitive traffic; determining a maximum number of resource blocks for allocation to data based on a transmit power setting; allocating a number of resource blocks to the uplink data transmission based on the minimum number of resource blocks and the maximum number of resource blocks for segmentation as segmented data; predicting a Signal to Noise+Interference ratio (SINR) based on the allocated number of resource blocks; assigning a modulation and coding scheme (MCS) to a wireless transmission based on the predicted SINR and a threshold MCS; and transmitting scheduling information to the user equipment, the scheduling information including the allocated number of resource blocks and the assigned MCS.||12-05-2013|
|20130308558||METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR MULTI-MODE CONTROL INFORMATION ON UPLINK CHANNEL - One embodiment includes a method for selecting, by a mobile unit, one of a plurality of control information reporting modes based on at least one of a control information transmission type and a payload size. The method further includes transmitting, by the mobile unit, one or more UCI report(s) to the base station using the selected UCI reporting mode.||11-21-2013|
|20130304956||METHODS AND APPARATUSES FOR MULTIPLE PRIORITY ACCESS IN A WIRELESS NETWORK SYSTEM - In one embodiment, the method for registering to a wireless network includes transmitting a registration request from a device designated as having a low access priority. The registration request includes a value indicating that the device supports multiple access priorities. The multiple access priorities include the low access priority and at least one higher access priority. The method further includes requesting access when connecting to the wireless network based on a response to the registration request.||11-14-2013|
|20130242750||Method And Apparatus For Search Space Configuration For Enhanced Physical Downlink Control Channel - In one embodiment, the method of configuring a common search space (CSS) for at least one user equipment (UE) in a wireless communication system with at least a first type of physical downlink control channel includes broadcasting at least one parameter of a common search space (CSS), none of the parameters being the number of orthogonal frequency-division multiplex (OFDM) symbols. In one embodiment, a method of configuring a default user equipment-specific search space (USS) for a user equipment (UE) in a wireless communication system with at least a first type of physical downlink control channel includes broadcasting at least one parameter of the default USS, none of the parameters being based on an identifier of the UE. The broadcasting may occur before UE-specific signaling. In one embodiment, a method of configuring or reconfiguring the USS may include transmitting at least one parameter of the USS with UE-specific signaling.||09-19-2013|
|20130195100||METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR SIGNALING TO SUPPORT FLEXIBLE REFERENCE SIGNAL CONFIGURATION - The method includes determining which of one or more physical resource elements are to include a reference signal. The method includes generating a signaling message including information indicating the determined physical resource elements that are to include a reference signal, and transmitting the signaling message to user equipment.||08-01-2013|
|20130023301||METHOD OF SHARING INFORMATION BETWEEN BASE STATIONS ASSOCIATED WITH DIFFERENT NETWORK TECHNOLOGIES AND THE BASE STATIONS - In one embodiment, the method includes establishing, at a first base station, at least one interface with a second base station. The first and second base stations are associated with different network technologies, and at least one of the first and second base stations is a small cell base station. A small cell base station has a coverage area smaller than and at least partially overlapped by a coverage area of a macro base station. The method further includes one of (i) sending information from the first base station to the second base station over the interface, and (ii) receiving information at the first base station from the second base station over the interface.||01-24-2013|
|20120331441||APPLICATION TESTING USING SANDBOXES - Various exemplary embodiments relate to a method and related network node including one or more of the following: determining, by the session establishment node, that a session should be established for the developer; transmitting, to a sandbox server, an instruction to establish a sandbox for the session; transmitting to the sandbox server, an identification of an emulator associated with the session; and notifying the developer when the sandbox is available for use. Various exemplary embodiments relate to a method and related network node including one or more of the following: receiving, by the sandbox server, an instruction to establish a sandbox; establishing the sandbox on the sandbox server; and instantiating a device emulator on the sandbox.||12-27-2012|
|20120281783||METHOD OF TRANSFORMING PRE-CODED SIGNALS FOR MULTIPLE-IN-MULTIPLE-OUT WIRELESS COMMUNICATION - The present invention provides a method of transforming pre-coded signals for transmission over an air interface in a MIMO wireless communication system. Embodiments of the method may include applying, at a transmitter, a transform matrix and a pre-coding matrix to a signal prior to transmitting the signal using a plurality of antennas deployed in a first antenna configuration. The pre-coding matrix is selected from a codebook defined for a second antenna configuration deployed in a non-scattering environment. The transform matrix is defined based on the first antenna configuration and a scattering environment associated with the transmitter.||11-08-2012|
|20120147826||Method For Inter-Base Station Signaling - One embodiment of a method for inter-base station signaling includes receiving, at a first base station, first information from a second base station. The first information indicates commitments regarding transmission power by the second base station. The embodiment further includes determining, at the first base station, whether the second base station will follow the commitments indicated in the first infatuation based on second information. The second information indicates for at least one of the first and second base stations which subframes in a series of subframes will be special subframes. Each special subframe has at least one of less transmit power than a maximum transmission power and less data than a fully loaded subframe.||06-14-2012|
|20120127933||Methods Of Setting Maximum Output Power For User Equipment And Reporting Power Headroom, And The User Equipment - One embodiment of the method includes defining, at the user equipment, a range for the maximum output power. The range includes a maximum value and a minimum value. The minimum value is based on a maximum power signalled by a base station, a power class of the user equipment, a maximum power reduction permitted, an additional maximum power reduction permitted, a reduction term dependent on transmission bandwidth, and a power management term. The method further includes setting, at the user equipment, the maximum output power within the defined range.||05-24-2012|
|20100261490||METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR UE REACHABILITY SUBSCRIPTION/NOTIFICATION TO FACILITATE IMPROVED MESSAGE DELIVERY - A method of handling data sessions between user devices in a network is disclosed. The method includes receiving at a first network element an indication of non-delivery of a short message service message directed to a user device. Next, an insert subscriber data request message is sent to a second network element, wherein the insert subscriber data request message includes a flag that informs the second network element of the non-delivery of the short message service message and requests that the second network element notify the first network element when the user device is reachable. The first network element receives an insert subscriber data request answer from the second network element.||10-14-2010|
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