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455 - Telecommunications

455403000 - RADIOTELEPHONE SYSTEM

455422100 - Zoned or cellular telephone system

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20130072211Method and Equipment of Communication - A method of parameter setting of a base station for providing communications services to user equipment in a radio communications network that includes the base station. The method includes determining a parameter value of at least partially distributed control. The determining is initiated upon communication between the base station and an entity of central control.03-21-2013
20120202511System and Method for Resolving Contention Among Applications Requiring Data Connections Between a Mobile Communications Device and a Wireless Network - A mobile communications device includes a communication subsystem operable to conduct a plurality of wireless data connections between the mobile communications device and a wireless network wherein each of the data connections is associated with a connected application operating on the mobile communications device. A processor, coupled to the communication subsystem, is configured to process requests for new wireless data connections for a plurality of applications, releasing existing data connections and establishing new wireless data connections between the mobile communications device and a wireless network. The mobile communications device also includes means for prompting a user of the mobile communications device for releasing at least one application having an existing wireless data connection upon determining that a further wireless data connection cannot be effected when a request for a new wireless data connection for an application is received.08-09-2012
20080261610Resource Partitioning in a Cellular Communication System - A cellular communication system (10-23-2008
20110190003SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR REDUCING INTERFERENCE BETWEEN A MACRO BASE STATION AND A FEMTO BASE STATION - Systems and methods for reducing macro-femto bas station interference are disclosed. In one aspect, macro-femto interference is reduced by configuring t macro bases station to avoid using resources allocat to the femto base station.08-04-2011
20120184284APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR PROVIDING ACCESS TO A LOCAL AREA NETWORK - An apparatus, system and method for providing access to a local area network for a mobile station operable in a wide area network such as a Global System for Mobile Communications (“GSM”) network. In one embodiment, the apparatus (07-19-2012
20120184283LTE Operation in White Spaces - One embodiment of the present invention relates to a method for efficient reassignment of a secondary communication channel (having a first priority) within a white space, upon arrival of a conflicting primary user signal (having a second priority higher than the first priority). In particular, the method comprises reassigning a secondary communication channel to unused portions of one or more white spaces remaining after the arrival of one or more primary users. For example, in one embodiment wherein one or more secondary communication channels are operated at contiguous secondary frequency ranges within a white space, a primary/incumbent user may arrive at a frequency range that conflicts with the secondary frequency range and that generates unused frequency portions of the white space(s). The secondary communication channel may be reassigned to the unused frequency portions of the white space (e.g., forming a non-contiguous secondary communication channel, forming a secondary communication channel having a reduced bandwidth).07-19-2012
20090191889COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEMS - A method of controlling spectrum use in a first wireless communications system which is operable to take part in a spectrum assignment process involving a plurality of wireless communications systems including the first wireless communications system, in which spectrum assignment process one of the said wireless communications systems assigns a portion of spectrum to at least one of the other said wireless communications systems. The method comprising effecting an instance of the spectrum assignment process in response to a trigger which is based on network conditions.07-30-2009
20100113053METHOD OF ACCESSING A PHYSICAL RANDOM ACCESS CHANNEL, METHOD OF SIGNALLING ACCESS INFORMATION FOR ACCESSING A PHYSICAL RANDOM ACCESS CHANNEL, MOBILE COMMUNICATION TERMINAL AND BASE STATION - A method of accessing a physical random access channel, a method of signaling access information for accessing a physical random access channel, a mobile communication terminal and a base station are provided. The method of accessing a physical random access channel comprises selecting a plurality of transmission time intervals from transmission time intervals being allowed for accessing a physical random access channel, randomly selecting one transmission time interval of the plurality of transmission time intervals, and accessing the physical random access channel in the randomly selected transmission time interval. A mobile communication terminal is configured to carry out the method.05-06-2010
20100075691Transport Block Size Signaling for Semi-Persistent Scheduling - A method is provided for improving reliability in semi-persistent scheduling activation/reactivation is provided. The method includes a user agent receiving a first data element from an access device specifying at least one first transport block size. The method further includes the user agent deriving a second transport block size based on a second data element received from the access device. The method further includes the user agent comparing the first transport block size with the second transport block size. The method further includes, when the first transport block size differs from the second transport block size, the user agent ignoring the received semi-persistent scheduling activation/reactivation data.03-25-2010
20100075690METHOD OF PERFORMING DATA TRANSMISSION CORRESPONDING TO SEMI-PERSISTENT RESOURCES IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEM AND RELATED DEVICE - A method of performing data transmission corresponding to semi-persistent resources for a user equipment of a wireless communication system includes performing a data transmission process corresponding to a communications link according to a semi-persistent grant in a transmission opportunity of the semi-persistent grant when no non-semi-persistent grant is found on a physical channel for the transmission opportunity of the semi-persistent grant, where the semi-persistent grant and the non-semi-persistent grant correspond to the communications link.03-25-2010
20100075689MOBILE COMMUNICATION SYSTEM, BASE STATION APPARATUS, AND MOBILE STATION APPARATUS - To improve throughput of the whole system while reducing power consumption. In a mobile communication system comprising a mobile station apparatus and a base station apparatus, the base station apparatus creates an interference information table based on channel quality of an uplink channel, and at the same time, transmitting the interference information indicator table to the mobile station apparatus, and the mobile station apparatus determines a state of interference in an uplink frequency band based on the interference information indicator table, determines a frequency band of a measurement pilot channel, which is a pilot channel used to determine received quality, and make a request to the base station apparatus for a transmission resource. For example, the mobile station apparatus determines a frequency band with lowest interference among the uplink frequency bands as a frequency band of the measurement pilot channel.03-25-2010
20120244871Base station for implementing inter-cell interference coordination and method for inter-cell interference coordination - The present disclosure discloses a method for inter-cell interference coordination, which includes: classifying users in a cell into cell-edge users and cell-center users and allocating frequency resources to the cell-edge users and the cell-center users; acquiring the interference level of the frequency resources in the cell according to inter-cell interference and recording the changing trend of the interference caused by a neighboring cell on the cell; and coordinating the inter-cell interference according to the interference level of the frequency resources in the cell and the changing trend of the interference caused by the neighboring cell on the cell. The present disclosure further discloses a base station for implementing inter-cell interference coordination. The present disclosure can effectively lower the level of inter-cell interference to an ideal balanced state and improve the service capability of a base station.09-27-2012
20130084880RECEIVER AND RECEIVING METHOD FOR SCALABLE BANDWITH - Provided are a receiver and a receiving method for a scalable bandwidth in a mobile station of an Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing (OFDM) system. The receiving method includes the steps of: (a) filtering a received RF signal; (b) oscillating a frequency according to a center frequency control signal to output a local oscillation frequency; (c) down-converting the filtered RF signal by using the local oscillation frequency; (d) scalable-filtering the down-converted signal while adjusting a bandwidth according to a bandwidth control signal; (e) controlling gain of the scalable-filtered signal; (f) converting the gain-controlled analog signal into a digital signal by using a sampling frequency matching with a corresponding bandwidth according to an ADC control signal; and (g) demodulating the converted digital signal, outputting the center frequency control signal, the bandwidth control signal, and the ADC control signal according to control information received from an upper layer.04-04-2013
20130084879BASE STATION APPARATUS, MOBILE TERMINAL APPARATUS AND COMMUNICATION CONTROL METHOD - To provide a base station apparatus, mobile terminal apparatus and communication control method for enabling control adapted to interference inside a Heterogeneous network to be performed to support the next-generation mobile communication system, a base station apparatus (04-04-2013
20130084877METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR COMMUNICATING HIDDEN COMMON ENHANCED DEDICATED CHANNEL RESOURCES - A method, apparatus and computer program product are provided for communicating hidden common channel resources to a communication device(s). In this regard, a method is provided that includes sending a message, to a device of a cell, including data indicating items of system information relating to a number of communication channel resources of a first type of resource and receiving a response message from the device indicating that the device supports communication channel resources of a second type of resource. The method may further include determining a set of communication channel resources associated with the second type supportable by a network device to send the set of resources to the device in a reply message responsive to the indication that the device supports the communication channel resources of the second type. The method may also include receiving a selection, by the device, of a communication channel resource(s) of the set.04-04-2013
20130084878METHODS, SYSTEMS AND APPARATUS TO FACILITATE RANKED NETWORK PRIORITY - Methods, systems and apparatus are disclosed to facilitate ranked network priority. An example method includes obtaining a bid value associated with a first wireless device, calculating a rank of the first wireless device with a plurality of wireless devices based on the bid value, operating characteristics of the first wireless device, and a scheduling model, and allocating a first portion of wireless network resources to the first wireless device based on the rank of the first wireless device.04-04-2013
20130035106Method for Operating a Mobile Wireless Network - A method of operating a mobile wireless network ensures proper function of protocol entities during the transmission of data units between two wireless stations. User data is assembled by a first convergence protocol layer of the first wireless station into at least one first data unit, particularly a packet data unit, before transmission to a second convergence protocol layer of a second wireless station, particularly on the same protocol level, with the user data being supplied to the first convergence protocol layer by at least one user in a network layer. At least one protocol entity of the first convergence protocol layer is configured as a function of a configuration request received by the second wireless station, in order to form the at least one first data unit from the data received from the at least one user and to transmit it through a carrier to a link control layer.02-07-2013
20130040651COMMUNICATION SYSTEM NODE WITH IMPROVED INTERFERENCE SITUATION - A node in a wireless communication system comprising at least a first cell region and a second cell region, where cell borders delimit between different cell regions. The node comprises at least a first antenna function with a first antenna radiation lobe and a second antenna function with a second antenna radiation lobe, the radiation lobes being arranged to cover the first cell region at the same time. For each cell region, only one of the antenna radiation lobes is intended for communication at each cell border. Furthermore, the first antenna radiation lobe is arranged for signals at a first frequency band, and the second antenna radiation lobe is arranged for signals at least a second frequency band.02-14-2013
20130040649Mobile Device Location Estimation Using Operational Data of a Wireless Network - A method for location estimation of a mobile device using operational data of a wireless network includes creating a geospatial model of a wireless network. The geospatial model may include a geometry representative of coverage area of each antenna in the wireless network. The geometry may be created, by the modeling module, based on a tower data of the wireless network and an operational data from the wireless network. The geospatial model may further include range bands for each antenna, created based on the operational data. In addition, the method includes generating, by the modeling module, a geospatial model of geospatial features for an area of the wireless network. Further, the method includes determining, by a location module, the location of the mobile device in the wireless network based on the geospatial model of a wireless network, the geospatial model of geospatial features and real-time operational data.02-14-2013
20130040650CONTROL APPARATUS, MOBILE COMMUNICATION SYSTEM, RADIO COMMUNICATION CONTROL METHOD, AND COMPUTER READABLE MEDIUM - A control apparatus (e.g., a radio base station) for controlling radio communication includes a communication unit for transferring data, an RLC processor for performing radio link control, an RLC parameter adaptive controller for setting a parameter to be used for the radio link control, a broadcast information generator for generating broadcast information including the parameter, and a pseudo incoming call controller for performing pseudo incoming call to a communication terminal (e.g., a mobile terminal) for a plurality of times after the broadcast information is broadcasted to the communication terminal through the communication unit, to measure a success rate of the pseudo incoming calls using responses to the pseudo incoming calls. The RLC parameter adaptive controller updates the parameter according to the success rate measured by the pseudo incoming call controller.02-14-2013
20130040652METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR GENERATING STANDARD CANCELLATION SIGNALSTANDARD CANCELLATION SIGNAL - A method and an apparatus for generating a standard cancellation signal includes: setting weight values according to frequency points of a current cell and its neighboring cells; according to the frequency points of the current cell and neighboring cells and the weight values of the frequency points, performing Fourier transform to obtain a corresponding time-domain signal; and performing highest amplitude normalization on the time-domain signal and performing a cyclic shift to obtain a standard cancellation signal. The embodiments generate a standard cancellation signal according to frequency points of the current cell and its neighboring cells, so that the current cell and its neighboring cells share the peak clipping noise, and therefore helping improve the peak clipping performance of the current cell or reduce the EVM distortion.02-14-2013
20100099428NULL PILOTS FOR INTERFERENCE ESTIMATION IN A WIRELESS COMMUNICATION NETWORK - Techniques for transmitting null pilots to support interference estimation in a wireless network are described. A null pilot is non-transmission on designated time-frequency resources by a cell or a cluster of cells supporting cooperative transmission to a UE. The received power of the null pilot from the cell or cluster of cells may be indicative of interference from other cells. In one design, a cell in the cluster may determine resources for sending a null pilot by the cell. The cell may transmit the null pilot (i.e., send no transmissions) on the resources to allow UEs to estimate out-of-cluster interference. Some or all cells in the cluster may transmit null pilots on the same resources. The cell may receive interference and channel information from the UE and may send data transmission to the UE based on the interference and/or channel information. Remaining cells in the cluster may reduce interference to the UE.04-22-2010
20100105405METHODS AND PROCEDURES TO ALLOCATE UE DEDICATED SIGNATURES - A mobile terminal random access procedure is provided for obtaining uplink time synchronization and access to a network by optimizing the allocation of cyclic shifted Zadoff-Chu sequences with Zero Correlation Zone (ZC-ZCZ) as part of dedicated signatures for contention-free uplink radio access channels (RACH).04-29-2010
20100144363LOAD-BASED ADAPTIVE INACTIVITY TIMERS - System(s) and method(s) are provided to for optimizing cellular network resource utilization under variable load conditions. To optimize resource(s) reallocation, inactivity timers that regulate network resource utilization between activity periods are dynamically adjusted based at least in part on current cell load condition(s). Lookup table(s) or computation based on load-timer mapping(s) can enable, at least in part, configuration of an inactivity timer setting. Inactivity timer values and magnitude of adjustments effected as a function of changes in cell load condition(s) can provide an optimal balance of at least one of network resource utilization; battery life of a served device; or signaling load associated with operation of the device. Inactivity timer setting(s) can be based at least in part on load condition estimates, which mitigate signaling associated with current load condition(s) assessment. Inactivity timers can be autonomously determined.06-10-2010
20130183994Reducing Interference in a Radio Access Network - A method and apparatus for reducing an effect of user interference on other users in an uplink of a radio access network using interference suppression. A user, for example, the user experiencing the highest interference, is selected from a plurality of users using the radio access cell. A perceived Rise over Thermal value for the user after interference suppression is predicted in the event that scheduling grants to an interfering user in the radio access network are altered. On the basis of the prediction, scheduling grants to the interfering user are altered, thereby reducing the interference for the selected user.07-18-2013
20130183992METHODS AND APPARATUS OF ENHANCING PERFORMANCE IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEMS - Methods and apparatus for supporting and using multiple communications channels corresponding to different transmit technologies and/or access technologies in parallel within a cell of a wireless communications system are described. Mobile nodes support multiple technologies and can switch between the technology being used at a particular point in time, from a first channel corresponding to a first technology to a second channel corresponding to a different technology which provides better transmission characteristics, e.g., a better perceived channel quality. Mobiles maintain at least two sets of channel quality information at any one point in time. Mobiles select the better channel and communicate the channel selection to the base station or communicate channel quality information for multiple channels to the base station and allow the base station to select the channel corresponding to the technology providing the better conditions for the mobile. Different mobiles in the same cell may support different technologies.07-18-2013
20130090124Dynamic Resource Sharing Among Cellular Networks - According to a disclosed method, an MME in a network analyzes KPIs from the cells it serves and based on the KPIs, it decides to engage in sharing. The MME then contacts a sharing entity (SE) to announce that it wants to borrow or to supply resources. The MME obtains terms of a sharing agreement from the SE and the MME obtains the identity of the other network. In response to this information, the MME configures its network elements to share. The MME's own network may be a supplier or a borrower. If the network is a supplier, the MME configures its base stations to support UEs subscribing to the other network. If the network is a borrower, the MME configures its UEs to accept service from the other network's base stations. The SE applies knowledge of network topology and of services offered. This knowledge is obtained from a sharing database. At the expiration of the sharing agreement, the SE tells the MMEs to deactivate the sharing agreement.04-11-2013
20130053051METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR PROCESSING CELL SLEEPING - The present invention provides a method and a system for processing cell sleeping. The method comprises: a cell sending a sleeping request message to a neighbor cell (S02-28-2013
20130053050METHOD IN WHICH USER EQUIPMENT TRANSMITS A SIGNAL IN A DISTRIBUTED ANTENNA SYSTEM, AND USER EQUIPMENT USING SAME - A method in which user equipment transmits a signal in a distributed antenna system in which a plurality of antennas is distributed in a cell, comprises the following steps: receiving uplink antenna information from a base station; controlling uplink power on the basis of the uplink antenna information; and transmitting an uplink signal on the basis of the uplink power control, wherein the uplink antenna information indicates a receiving antenna of the base station that receives the uplink signal.02-28-2013
20130090125LTE FREQUENCY CHANNEL AVOIDANCE - A method of reducing interference to reception of streams of television content received at a television receiver in which each of the streams of television content are transmitted on one of a plurality of frequency channels in accordance with a channel map which defines on which of the plurality of frequency channels each stream of television content is transmitted and the interference being caused by a base station transmitting data to or receiving data from one or more mobile devices via radio communication signals in a vicinity of the television receiver. The method includes identifying the channel map and adapting a transmission of the radio communication signals between the base station and the one or more of mobile devices in accordance with the identified channel map to reduce interference at the television receiver.04-11-2013
20130053052Implementation Method for Improving Service Call Completion Ratio and Radio Network Controller - The present invention provides an implementation method for improving a service call completion ratio and a radio network controller, wherein the method comprises: a radio network controller sending a radio bearer establishment message to a user equipment (02-28-2013
20130053049METHOD AND BASE STATION FOR AUTOMATIC CARRIER SELECTION - A femtocell basestation selects its carrier frequency by detecting a carrier used by at least one other basestation in its network, and selecting its own carrier frequency such that it partially overlaps with the detected carrier. The downlink power of the femtocell basestation is set based on the degree of overlap between the selected carrier and the detected carrier, so that a user equipment having a connection to the other basestation is forced to search for the selected carrier.02-28-2013
20130090126System and Methods for Beam Shaping in a Self-Organizing network (SON) - Methods are components are included herein for implementing beam shaping algorithms to optimize antenna beam patterns. An embodiment method includes dividing a geographical area into a plurality of geographical bins, setting up a plurality of zones for a cell based on a plurality of boundary thresholds, receiving a plurality of signal measurements from a plurality of user equipments across the geographical bins, classifying the geographical bins into the different zones by comparing the signal measurements to the boundary thresholds of the zones, calculating a plurality of gain adjustments for the corresponding geographical bins in at least some of the zones, and generating a beam shaping pattern based on the gain adjustments.04-11-2013
20130090127TELECOMMUNICATION CONTROL METHOD, TELECOMMUNICATION SYSTEM, AND BASE STATION APPARATUS - A telecommunication control method for a heterogeneous network is provided. Uplink interference created by first user equipment (MUE) connected to a first-type cell (MeNB) is detected at the second-type cell (HeNB). The second-type cell reports the interference pattern of the detected interference to the first-type cell. The first-type cell identifies the interfering first user equipment based upon the interference pattern. The first-type cell notifies the second-type cell of the scheduling information of the interfering first user equipment. The second-type cell determines scheduling for second user equipment (HeUE) connected to the second-type cell based upon the scheduling information of the first user equipment.04-11-2013
20090093257VARIABLE BANDWIDTH IN A COMMUNICATION SYSTEM - A method, device, and system that use narrowband channels to provide higher re-use without multiplying the operator spectrum requirement. If a communication system supports variable carrier bandwidth channels, the narrow channel capacity can be divided among adjacent cells to provide higher re-use.04-09-2009
20090093256RADIO COMMUNICATION SYSTEM, RADIO COMMUNICATION METHOD AND BASE STATION - The radio terminal 04-09-2009
20130072210LTE and LTE-Advanced UL Power Control - A method for LTE and LTE-A uplink power control includes open loop power control where user equipment UE measures downlink pathloss which is sent to an eNodeB that determines uplink UL transmit power based on the downlink pathloss.03-21-2013
20130072212RADIO COMMUNICATION SYSTEM, RADIO BASE STATION, AND COMMUNICATION CONTROL METHOD - A radio base station eNB03-21-2013
20130072209Mobile Assisted Channel Selection in Devices Having Multiple Radio Transceivers - A wireless communication device includes a first radio frequency (RF) transceiver configured to transmit/receive RF signals in a first frequency band, a second RF transceiver configured to transmit/receive RF signals in a second frequency band that may be different from the first frequency band, and a connection manager that is coupled to the first and second RF transceivers and that assists with channel selection by the first and second RF transceivers to reduce mutual interference between the first and second RF transceivers. Related methods are also disclosed.03-21-2013
20100113056SCHEDULING METHOD AND SCHEDULING DEVICE FOR MBMS, AND BASE STATION INCLUDING THIS SCHEDULING DEVICE - A scheduling method for multimedia broadcast/multicast service (MBMS) is provided according to the present invention, comprising steps of: configuring service specific information and service scheduling information separately from MBMS service data to form an MCCH control message of an MBMS control channel; and transmitting the MCCH control message and the MBMS service data to a receiving end, wherein the service specific information and the service scheduling information are applied with a single-frequency network combining scheme.05-06-2010
20130059594BASE STATION WITH COORDINATED MULTIPLE AIR-INTERFACE OPERATIONS - Base stations with coordinated multiple air-interface operations are provided. In some embodiments, multi-mode base station (BTS) systems operate with different air-interfaces, functionality, or configurations in a coordinated manner. For example, typical applications of such systems can include Macrocell BTS, Picocell BTS, Femtocell BTS, or Access Point (AP), Set Top Box (STB), or Home Gateway, Hot Spot Devices, User Terminal with the capability to perform required base station operations. In some embodiments, various techniques are provided for system improvements and optimizations via radio resource management, including user and system throughput optimization, QoS improvement, interference management, and various other improvements and optimizations. In some embodiments, a system (e.g., a multi-mode device, such as a base station, a repeater, and/or a terminal) includes a multi-mode communication unit, in which the multi-mode communication unit allocates access for communication using at least two modes; and a processor configured to implement at least in part the multi-mode communications unit. In some embodiments, the at least two modes include one or more of the following: frequency band, protocol standard, duplexing format, broadcast mode (e.g., television broadcast and/or a radio broadcast), and one-way communication mode.03-07-2013
20130059596ASYMMETRICAL FEEDBACK FOR COORDINATED TRANSMISSION SYSTEMS - A method includes, in a mobile communication terminal, receiving from at least first and second base stations, which cooperate in a coordinated transmission scheme, signals that are transmitted over respective first and second communication channels. Respective channel measures are calculated for the communication channels based on the received signals. First and second feedback data, which are indicative of the respective channel measures of the first and second communication channels, are formulated such that the first feedback data has a first data size and the second feedback data has a second data size, different from the first data size. The first and second feedback data are transmitted from the mobile communication terminal to at least one of the base stations.03-07-2013
20130059595BASE STATION AND METHOD IN MOBILE COMMUNICATION SYSTEM - A base station allocates a radio resource to a scheduling-target user based on a scheduling metric which is calculated for each of scheduling-target users and calculates the amount of available data for each user. When the radio resource is allocated to the scheduling-target user, the amount of data (D03-07-2013
20130059593METHOD FOR DISTRIBUTED INTERFERENCE COORDINATION IN A FEMTOCELL ENVIRONMENT - Distributed inter-cell interference coordination in a communications system can include: at one other femtocell system, sending channel quality information of a subordinate device communicating with the other femtocell system to the first femtocell system; receiving the channel quality information of the at least one other femtocell system at the first femtocell system; estimating an influence of a use of a resource on the communications system at the first femtocell system according to the channel quality information received by one or more of the at least one other femtocell system; and determining at the first femtocell system whether to use the resource.03-07-2013
20130065601DYNAMIC OPTIMIZATION OF THE UPLINK AND DOWNLINK BANDWIDTHS BASED ON CALENDAR DATA - A communications system can be adapted to perform a method for optimizing bandwidth by analyzing calendar data. Such as method can include: receiving an indication of an event via a calendaring system; identifying a property of the event, event time, and a duration of the event; determining an estimation of bandwidth usage of the mobile device based on the identified property and duration of the event; and allocating bandwidth to the mobile device at the event time and during the duration of the event based on the estimation of the bandwidth usage of the mobile device.03-14-2013
20090233615Method for enlarging the bandwidth of a group call - The present invention relates to a method of enlarging a bandwidth available for a group call in a GSM network, in which, within a telephony channel (1) of the GSM network subdivided into a plurality of timeslots (TN0, . . . , TN7), a first (TN2) and at least one second (TN1, TN3) timeslot is allocated to the group call (VGC), the first timeslot (TN2) being provided for transmitting useful data of the group call (VGC) and the at least one second timeslot (TN1, TN3) being provided in order to supply additional bandwidth. Moreover, the present invention relates to a corresponding computer program and a computer program product.09-17-2009
20090011770APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR DETERMINING RESOURCES FOR PEER TO PEER COMMUNICATION IN COMMUNICATION SYSTEM - A method and apparatus for allocating frequency resources for peer to peer (P2P) communication between terminals without a base station are provided. The method determines resources used for a direct communication between two terminals in a communication system. The method includes determining uplink frequency resources of a cellular communication system for use in the direct communication between the two terminals, determining a primary maximum transmission power to minimize interference caused by the direct communication on the cellular communication system and performing the direct communication between the two terminals by using the uplink frequency resources and a transmission power less than the determined primary maximum transmission power.01-08-2009
20130165134METHODS, APPARATUS, AND SYSTEMS FOR DYNAMIC SPECTRUM ALLOCATION - Systems and methods are described generally related to the creation of a spectrum allocator (SA) function that can be used to dynamically assign/reassign the frequency of operation of a node operating in a wireless communication network. To permit LTE operation in license exempt (LE) bands, the radio resource management (RRM) system is enhanced to include an interface, which allows it to communicate with modules external to the RRM, such as a coexistence manager, policy engine and sensing toolbox.06-27-2013
20120238283METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR COORDINATED SCHEDULING BASED ON CELL PRIORITY - The present invention discloses a method and system for coordinated scheduling based on cell priority, which is applied to the system using coordinated multiple point (CoMP) transmission technology. The method includes: performing priority sequencing on each coordinated cell according to the historical and/or current information of each coordinated cell and finishing scheduling of each coordinated cell in an order according to priority from high to low. By adopting the coordinated scheduling scheme in the present invention, the network can be made in a reasonable working status, and then, the performance of the entire system can be improved.09-20-2012
20120122466Method and Arrangement in a Communications Network - A method for enhancing Random Access Channel, RACH, performance is provided. First timing settings to be used by a first set of user equipments for a first Acquisition Indicator Channel, AICH, response timing is explicitly or implicitly signalled (05-17-2012
20120178467RADIO COMMUNICATION METHOD AND RADIO BASE STATION - When a frequency band is shared between a large cell system having a large cell base station and a small cell system having a small cell base station, the large cell base station dynamically controls dedicated resources for the large cell base station and shared resources for both the large cell base station and the small cell base station based on predetermined information, broadcasts allocation information of dedicated resources for the large cell base station and shared resources for both the large cell base station and the small cell base station, to the small cell base station belonging to the own cell, and the small cell base station belongs to at least one large cell base station and determines resource assignment in the own cell based on the resource allocation information broadcast from the large cell base station.07-12-2012
20090075667PERSISTENT RESOURCE ALLOCATION - Methods and apparatus for communicating and utilizing persistent allocation of uplink resources are described herein. A base station can allocate persistent uplink resources to a client station, such that the resource allocation remains active for future uplink frames without the client station repeating a request for uplink resources or the base station expressly communicating the uplink resource allocation. A client station can request a persistent uplink resource allocation when wireless channel conditions are fairly consistent and not varying and the required uplink resources are predictably periodic and fixed in size. The base station can verify that the uplink resource request meets the criteria for persistent allocation and can allocate persistent uplink resources in a dedicated information element of an uplink resource map that is transmitted to the user. The resources allocated remain allocated to the client station in each frame satisfying a predetermined periodicity until deallocated.03-19-2009
20110045837METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR IDENTIFYING DOWNLINK MESSAGE RESPONSIVE TO RANDOM ACCESS PREAMBLES TRANSMITTED IN DIFFERENT UPLINK CHANNELS IN MOBILE COMMUNICATION SYSTEM SUPPORTING CARRIER AGGREGATION - An apparatus and method for determining an uplink channel used for a random access procedure are provided. An exemplary method by a User Equipment (UE) includes transmitting a preamble to a Base Station (BS) on at least one channel of a plurality of channels, receiving a response from the BS, and distinguishing the response based on an identifier unique to a channel resource to identify the channel in which the preamble is transmitted.02-24-2011
20110136496DYNAMIC ALLOCATION OF RADIO RESOURCES - Radio resources are allocated to communication between a mobile station and a base station. The available set of radio resources may comprise radio resources primarily assigned to a neighboring cell if the 5 mobile station experience an instantaneous low level of co-channel interference from such neighboring cells. The existence of interference is preferably deduced from signal quality measurements of pilot signals. The allocation may concern uplink and/or downlink communication. Devices for performing the measurements are located in the mobile station, while devices for performing the evaluation, selection and actual allocation can be placed in different parts of the communications system-in the mobile station, in a base station or in a core network node, or as a distributed means.06-09-2011
20110287777RESOURCE MANAGEMENT METHOD, NETWORK DEVICE, USER EQUIPMENT, AND SYSTEM - In the field of communications, a resource management method, a network device, a User Equipment (UE), and a system are provided. The method includes the following steps: the network side set information about a set of virtual cells; and sends the set information about the set of virtual cells to a UE. The network device includes a first setting unit and a sender unit. The UE includes a receiver unit and a processor unit. The system includes a network device. The technical solution brings the following beneficial effects: a set of virtual cells is introduced so that high-level resources are shared efficiently. Compared with the existing multi-cell setting method, information about multiple cells does not need to be set additionally, so that the resource management at the time when a UE communicates with multiple cells is greatly simplified.11-24-2011
20110287776DETERMINATION OF USER EQUIPMENT ANTENNA CAPABILITY - The present invention provides a method of determining capability of a UE, the method comprising: receiving an indication from a UE during a random access procedure, the indication enabling antennae capability of the UE to be determined; processing the indication in order to determine the number of antennae of the UE; and allocating resources to the UE according the antennae capability of the UE. The invention further relates to a user equipment and a network entity operable to implement such a method.11-24-2011
20110287774Method, System and Terminal for State Transition - The present invention relates to a method, system and UE for state transition. The method includes: after a transition from the CELL-PCH state to the CELL-FACH state, a UB receives the scheduling control channel continuously, or receives simultaneously the scheduling control channel according to the receiving time corresponding to the DRX mechanism when the UE is in the CELL-FACH state and the receiving time corresponding to the DRX mechanism when the UE is in the CELL-PCH state; after obtaining an indication of normal reception, the UE receives the scheduling control channel according to the receiving time corresponding to the DRX mechanism when the UE is in the CELL-FACH state; the radio network controller has be informed that the has transited from the CELL-PCH state to the CELL-FACH state simultaneously When the UE obtains the indication of normal reception, so as to avoid data loss in a certain period after the state transition of the UE.11-24-2011
20130190003Methods and Systems for MutiRAN Dynamic Spectrum Arbitrage - Methods and system are provided for managing and monitoring allocation of RF spectrum resources based on time, space and frequency. A network may be enabled to allocate excess spectrum resources for use by other network providers on a real-time basis. Allocated resources may be transferred from one provider with excess resources to another in need of additional resources based on contractual terms or on a real-time purchase negotiations and settlements. A network may be enabled to monitor the use of allocated resources on real-time basis and off-load or allow additional users depending on the spectrum resources availability. Public safety networks may be enabled to make spectrum resources available to general public by allocating spectrum resources and monitoring the use of those resources. During an emergency, when traffic increases on a public safety network, the public safety networks may off-load bandwidth traffic to make available necessary resources for public safety users.07-25-2013
20100099430SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR CONTROLLING PUSH-TO-TALK OVER CELLULAR (PoC) MEDIA BURST TIME - A method for controlling push-to-talk over cellular (PoC) media burst time includes receiving a burst request time from a PoC client, identifying a burst allocation time corresponding to the PoC client in a database, selecting a burst time for the PoC client based on the burst allocation time and the burst request time, and allowing a data burst from the PoC client at the burst time. A system to control PoC media burst time includes an information receiver to receive the burst request time, an information identifier to identify the burst allocation time for a database, a time selector to select the burst time, and a burst allowing unit to allow the data burst from the PoC client at the selected burst time.04-22-2010
20100113058METHOD OF IMPROVING SEMI-PERSISTENT SCHEDULING RESOURCES RECONFIGURATION IN A WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM AND RELATED COMMUNICATION DEVICE - A method of improving SPS reconfiguration for a user equipment in a wireless communication system includes receiving an RRC connection reconfiguration message and reconfiguring SPS resources in accordance with an SPS resources configuration IE when the SPS resources configuration IE is included in the RRC connection reconfiguration message and is set enable.05-06-2010
20100113055COMMUNICATION CONTROL METHOD, BASE STATION, AND USER TERMINAL - A communication control method used by a base station to allocate a radio resource to a user terminal which performs different-frequency measurement includes the steps of transmitting to the base station, by the user terminal, a request indicating whether a measurement gap for different-frequency measurement is needed, when a need for data communications between the user terminal and the base station arises while the user terminal is performing discontinuous reception; and controlling, by the base station, the radio resource allocated to the user terminal based on whether the measurement gap is needed.05-06-2010
20100113057USING AN UPLINK GRANT AS TRIGGER OF FIRST OR SECOND TYPE OF CQI REPORT - Channel state feedback is provided from a UE to a base station as a first, detailed or a second, less detailed type of channel state feedback information. Initially it is determined whether the UE has received an uplink grant from the base station or not. If the UE has received an uplink grant, a first type of channel state feedback information is transmitted to the base station on the granted resource. If, however, the UE has not received an uplink grant, a second type of channel state feedback information is transmitted to the base station. Different types of channel state feedback information enables a UE and an associated base station to use available resources more efficiently, when requesting for and delivering channel state feedback information.05-06-2010
20110171967METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR REQUESTING RESOURCE ALLOCATION IN MOBILE COMMUNICATION TERMINAL - A method and an apparatus for requesting resource allocation in a mobile communication terminal are provided. In the method, a priority of each logical channel when there is transmission data to be transmitted is determined. A weight is applied to a size of transmission data for each logical channel according to the priority. A Buffer Status Report (BSR) message representing the size of the transmission data for each logical channel to which the weight has been applied is generated. The BSR message is transmitted to a base station.07-14-2011
20090104914TRANSMISSION RATE CONTROL METHOD, MOBILE COMMUNICATION SYSTEM AND RADIO BASE STATION - A transmission rate control method according to the present invention includes: selecting, at the radio base station NodeB, increase-allowed mobile stations whose uplink user data transmission rate can be increased at a predetermined TTI; equally dividing, at the radio base station NodeB, an available radio resource at the predetermined TTI, based on the number of increase-allowed mobile stations or the number of E-AGCHs that can be transmitted in the cell; and adding, at the radio base station NodeB, the radio resource equally divided by a radio resource allocating unit 04-23-2009
20090061889METHOD AND DEVICE FOR FREQUENCY ALLOCATION MANAGEMENT IN AN AD HOC NETWORK - Disclosed is a method for frequency allocation management in an ad hoc network that includes a plurality of cognitive radio devices. The method comprises dynamically selecting a cognitive radio device from the plurality of cognitive radio devices based on a communication device criteria, assigning a role of a central resource manager to the selected cognitive radio device to assume responsibility of allocating frequency to other of the cognitive radio devices within the ad hoc network, selecting a backup cognitive radio device from other one of the cognitive radio devices within the ad hoc network by the central resource manager, and transferring the role of the central resource manager to the backup cognitive radio based on a second criteria by the central resource manager.03-05-2009
20100087202CONTROL CHANNEL GAIN FACTOR WITH DATA CHANNEL SCALING - There is provided a method and a program and an apparatus (e.g., a user equipment) that determines a data channel gain factor and a control channel gain factor; determines that total transmit power would exceed a maximum allowed value after applying the data and control channel gain factors; reduces the data channel gain factor so that the total transmit power does not exceed the maximum allowed value; and uses the control channel gain factor that is applied before the data channel factor is reduced when a boost mode is configured for the control channel (e.g., if TFCI04-08-2010
20100099429BASE STATION APPARATUS AND COMMUNICATION CONTROL METHOD - A base station apparatus capable of communicating with a user equipment terminal using an uplink shared channel includes a radio resource allocation unit configured to decrease frequency resources allocated to the shared channel, when transmission power of the user equipment terminal is less than a predetermined threshold.04-22-2010
20120108257COMMUNICATION METHOD OF BASE STATION AND TARGET TERMINAL - Provided is a communication method of a base station and a target terminal. Resources used for a channel feedback may be reduced by determining a wireless resource based on information about a channel and information about a mobility of the target terminal in each of at least one route, and by feeding back channel state information.05-03-2012
20100081448ENHANCED SCHEDULING TECHNIQUES FOR WIRELESS COMMUNICATION NETWORKS - An enhanced beamforming with interference nulling method is an improvement over prior art beamforming with interference nulling techniques. The enhanced method includes two scheduling schemes that allow all base stations to schedule their cell edge users independently and determine the information exchange among base stations over the backbone that is needed to support the scheduling activity. The method uses grouping information to perform distributed scheduling among base stations to schedule downlink transmission to cell edge users, while reducing interference to cell edge users served by neighboring base stations. The enhanced method demonstrates the base station-to-base station coordination and information exchange that is needed to enable independent base station scheduling of their cell edge users.04-01-2010
20090082030Wireless communication device and method of restraining dispersion of propagation environment index - A wireless communication device capable of restraining dispersion of a propagation environment index and thereby improving throughput. A reception controller receives a pilot signal, measures a propagation environment and detects a phase change of the pilot signal. A moving average processor obtains a moving average of propagation environment values. An index function setter generates a propagation environment index function indicative of the correspondence between the propagation environment value and a propagation environment index which is a propagation environment quality index. When the detected phase change is greater than a threshold, a slope corrector corrects the slope of the propagation environment index function by using the moving average as a reference point, and a propagation environment index transmitter obtains a propagation environment index corresponding to the measured propagation environment value by using the propagation environment index function whose slope has been corrected, and transmits the obtained index to a base station.03-26-2009
20080311924Method for Allocating Communication Resources and Radiocommunication System Therefor - A method of allocating communications resources in a radio communications system comprising a first subsystem (12-18-2008
20080311925BASE STATION, MOBILE COMMUNICATION SYSTEM AND CHANNEL ASSIGNMENT METHOD - A base station communicates with plural terminals with using plural frequency channels having different bandwidths. The base station includes: a carrier-sensing unit that carrier-senses the plurality of frequency channels; a first calculating unit that estimates whether the frequency channels are used or not, and calculates first priorities of respective frequency channels; a second calculating unit that calculates a plurality of second priorities of respective communication frequency channels having a bandwidth to be used in communication with a terminal based on the first priorities of the communication frequency channels and the first priorities of reference frequency channels having a bandwidth wider than the communication frequency channels have; a third calculating unit that calculates an assignment order of the communication frequency channels based on the plural second priorities; and a channel assigning unit that assigns a communication frequency channel to the communication in accordance with the assignment order.12-18-2008
20100081447DYNAMIC CHANNEL ALLOCATION - Embodiments of methods and apparatus for dynamic channel allocation are disclosed. In various embodiments, an access point (AP) of an infrastructure based wireless network may allocate one or more wireless channels to wireless devices of a non-infrastructure based wireless network. The allocated channels may be selected to reduce a likelihood of communications among the devices of the non-infrastructure based wireless network interfering with communications among the devices of the infrastructure based wireless network. Additional variants and embodiments may also be disclosed and claimed.04-01-2010
20120295631Method of Bringing a Wireless Telecommunication Cell Into DTX Mode - In a method and system for automatically bringing a cell into DTX mode, a time period is introduced during which the outcome of bringing a cell into DTX mode is observed. The cell can return to a transmission mode if the outcome is non-satisfactory as determined by some criteria. Hereby an improved automated DTX method can be implemented which helps save energy in a cellular radio system.11-22-2012
20090258654RESOURCE SCHEDULING IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEMS USING BEAM FORMING - A basic idea of the invention is to provide multi-user resource scheduling and distribution based on balancing the power resources used for the different narrow beams in order to smooth the interference levels over the whole cell, area and to reduce interference fluctuations. The resource scheduling principle according to the invention is especially useful when the available resources are not fully utilized. The idea is to select, for each antenna beam of at least a subset of the antenna beams, at least two mobile users for service using the respective antenna beam during a transmission time interval, and to distribute power resources to the antenna beams for use during the transmission time interval based on the guideline of balancing the power resources among different antenna.10-15-2009
20090170523SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR MULTILEVEL SCHEDULING - A method and apparatus for determining multilevel scheduling of a reverse link communication. An embodiment includes estimating capacity on the reverse link based on the sector load. An embodiment includes estimating load contribution based on an estimated signal-to-noise ratio. An embodiment includes estimating capacity available to schedule based on a ratio of measured other-cell interference over thermal noise, and based on sector load. An embodiment includes a method of distributing sector capacity across a base station (BS) and a base station controller (BSC). An embodiment includes determining priority of a station based on the pilot energy over noise plus interference ratio, the soft handoff factor, the fairness value, and the fairness factor α.07-02-2009
20100136996Apparatus and method for selecting frequency allocation of femto base station - A wireless communication network includes an apparatus and method for dynamically allocating frequencies of a femto Base Station (BS). An operation of the femto BS includes measuring received signal strength on system Frequency Allocations (FAs) of a plurality of macro BSs, determining maximum received signal strengths for the respective FAs, and determining an available FA set by using a result obtained from comparison between the maximum received signal strengths for the respective FAs with a first threshold.06-03-2010
20100136995METHOD FOR ENHANCING OF CONTROLLING RADIO RESOURCES, METHOD FOR TRANSMITTING STATUS REPORT, AND RECEIVER IN MOBILE COMMUNICATION SYSTEM - A method for improving radio resources, a method for transmitting a status report, and a receiving apparatus (receiver) in a mobile communication system are disclosed. In transmitting a status report by a receiving side RLC, although data that has not been received (missing PDU) is discovered, the receiving side does not immediately request its retransmission but transmits the status report after the lapse of a certain time (namely, a time point at which a timer expires), to thus reduce radio resources consumed for transmission of the status report.06-03-2010
20080274749APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR ALLOCATING RESOURCES IN A MOBILE COMMUNICATION SYSTEM - A resource allocation method and apparatus for downlink transmission of a base station in a mobile communication system. The base station compares the number Ntx of data transmissions with the number Nper of available persistent resource allocations, and allocates resources by at least one of a persistent resource allocation scheme and a dynamic resource allocation scheme according to the comparison result.11-06-2008
20100248733MOBILE STATION APPARATUS, BASE STATION APPARATUS, COMMUNICATION METHOD AND COMMUNICATION SYSTEM - In the case that periodical transmission of transmission signal number-of-sequence quality indicative signal cannot be performed, the number of transmission signal sequences is clarified in association with reception quality information that is generated immediately after the case, and the base station apparatus performs appropriate communication resource allocation. A mobile station apparatus has a feedback information control section 09-30-2010
20090170522Resource Restricted Allocation in Long-Term Evolution - A method, user equipment, network device, and software product enable allocation of a number of resource blocks over a downlink to the user equipment. The resource blocks are grouped into a number of groups of the blocks, the number of groups being no greater than a maximum number. The resource blocks are arranged in an adjacent manner within each of the groups. The resource blocks are allocated by operating on the groups, and the allocation is signalled using a group allocation indication.07-02-2009
20080280622Smart Antenna Apparatus and Method with Automatic Gain Control - A smart antenna apparatus including a receiving system, one or more beam analysis modules, a control channel monitoring module, a processing system, and a receiving beam switch is provided. The receiving system is operable to receive a plurality of uplink beams, each including traffic signals transmitted by a mobile station. The beam analysis modules are operable to analyze the uplink beams to determine one or more characteristics of each uplink beam. The control channel monitoring module is operable to monitor control channel signals being communicated from a base station transceiver. The control channel signals include synchronization signals. The processing system is operable to synchronize the smart antenna apparatus with the base station transceiver using the synchronization signals received by the control channel monitoring module. The processing system is further operable to determine a selected beam from the plurality of uplink beams based at least in part on the one or more characteristics determined by the beam analysis modules. The receiving beam switch is operable to switch to the selected beam to allow the selected beam to be communicated to the base station transceiver.11-13-2008
20080293427SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR MOBILE ORIGINATED OPTIMAL CALL ROUTING - A system and method is disclosed that provides dynamic and optimal call routing functionality for originating calls from a mobile to the callee party involving alternate network access points and call routing based on considerations such as caller and callee device type, type of available network connections, caller preference, callee presence, caller and callee international and national calling number prefix, and caller or callee service package plan. A significant advantage of this method is that the system can dynamically select the access point and route based on callee party disposition, route quality of service, network route availability, network route cost, and regulatory network tariff pricing structures.11-27-2008
20120295630METHOD AND DEVICE FOR TRANSFERRING RADIO ACCESS TECHNOLOGY/FREQUENCY OF SELECTION PRIORITY - An informing method and equipment for index parameter of access type/frequency of selection priority are provided. Said method includes that a Mobility Management Entity (MME) receives the voice capabilities and settings reported by User Equipment (UE) (11-22-2012
20080268861Method for Configuring a Telecommunications Network, Telecommunications Network and Corresponding Managing Entities - In a telecommunications network that is able to manage cellular radio-mobile systems, base radio stations can be dynamically reconfigured through an exchange of messages from a configuration managing unit of radio resources adapted to be interfaced with many base radio stations and the affected base radio stations for dynamically reducing telecommunications network block conditions.10-30-2008
20090117913MOBILE COMMUNICATION SYSTEM, RADIO CHANNEL CONTROLLER, MOBILE STATION, MOBILE SWITCHING CENTER, AND RADIO CHANNEL CONTROLLING METHOD - In a mobile communication system, definite resources in radio sectors are allocated to more users in an aspect that the users hardly feel stress during communication. When a call corresponds to an active call based on an active connection request that has been generated by a user's operation (that is, transmitting and obtaining delivery information of pull-type by means of arrows AC, DL or the like), as a trigger, more resources (communication rate is higher) are allocated to the call. When the call corresponds to a non-active call (that is, receiving and obtaining delivery information of push-type by means of an arrow SU or the like), fewer resources (communication rate is lower) are allocated to the call.05-07-2009
20100144362METHOD OF CONFIGURING A STATION FOR ACCESSING A SERVICE AND AN ASSOCIATED CONTROLLER, ACCESS NETWORK, ACCESS STATION, AND COMPUTER PROGRAM - The invention relates to a method for configuring an SAI parameter of a terminal for accessing a service supplied by a communication network (06-10-2010
20090181691Channel Rank Feedback in Multiple-Input Multiple-Output Commnication Systems - Embodiments of a system and methodology are disclosed for aperiodic (i.e., non-periodic) feedback of channel-side information, such as channel rank information, to a base station by having the receiver/UE initiate the feedback instead of using a scheduled feedback approach. The autonomous feedback of channel-side information may use one of several different types of physical channel structures for uplink scheduling requests, such as those being discussed for inclusion in the emerging LTE platform standard.07-16-2009
20100144364RETRANSMISSION CONTROL METHOD AND TRANSMITTING-SIDE APPARATUS - In a retransmission control method, each of a transmitting-side apparatus and a receiving-side apparatus includes a first layer and a second layer; and first retransmission control processing is performed between the first layer of the transmitting-side apparatus and the first layer of the receiving-side apparatus, and second retransmission control processing is performed between the second layer of the transmitting-side apparatus and the second layer of the receiving-side apparatus; the first layer of the transmitting-side apparatus determines whether or not specific user data is under the second retransmission control processing, when receiving a retransmission request for the specific user data from the first layer of the receiving-side apparatus, during the first retransmission control processing; and the first layer of the transmitting-side apparatus does not retransmit the specific user data, when determining that the specific user data is under the second retransmission control processing.06-10-2010
20090181690DYNAMIC ALLOCATION OF COMMUNICATION RESOURCES IN A WIRELESS SYSTEM - A method of receiving information by a wireless communication device is provided. The method includes receiving a plurality of wireless subframes at a periodic interval, wherein an interval duration of the periodic interval is greater than a duration of each of the plurality of wireless subframes. The method further includes determining for each wireless subframe of the plurality whether the wireless subframe includes a grant resource that indicates that a resource unit pattern of a plurality of selectively assignable resource unit patterns of resource units of the subframe includes information for the communication device. A method of transmitting information by the wireless communication device is also provided.07-16-2009
20090137254TECHNIQUES FOR ALIGNING APPLICATION OUTPUT AND UPLINK RESOURCE ALLOCATION IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEMS - A technique for reducing a time delay between an application output at a subscriber station and uplink resource allocation for the subscriber station includes scheduling, between periodic uplink resource allocations, one or more probe uplink resource allocations for the subscriber station. Next, respective information in at least one of the one or more probe uplink resource allocations is received at an access point. Finally, subsequent periodic uplink resource allocations are scheduled based on at least one of the one or more probe uplink resource allocations.05-28-2009
20090163221Communication Systems - A spectrum-assignment method for use in a wireless communication system, the system comprising at least first and second communication apparatuses each having a portion of communication spectrum pre-assigned to it for communication, the method comprising: on a dynamic basis, controlling re-assignments of said spectrum between the first and second communication apparatuses in dependence upon spectrum requirements of those apparatuses and at least one indicator indicative of interference expected to result from such re-assignments, so as to tend to improve spectrum utilization between the first and second communication apparatuses.06-25-2009
20100003998CELLULAR SYSTEM, CARRIER ALLOCATION METHOD THEREOF, BASE STATION, AND MOBILE STATION - In a method of allocating carriers of a cellular system comprising mobile stations and a wireless network of multiple base stations, multiple carriers being available for communication between base and mobile stations, the wireless network performs the following. Carriers are divided into first and second carriers, and allocated the same for each cell formed by the base stations. Each mobile station is classified as an intracell-inner-area or an intracell-outer-area mobile station. Communication is performed with the intracell-inner-area and intracell-outer-area mobile stations by the first and second carriers, respectively. A status of use of the first carriers in a first cell is measured based on communicated data, as is that of the second carriers in a second cell. The number of second carriers in the second cell is changed based on at least the status of use of the first carriers and the status of use of the second carriers.01-07-2010
20080318587Cellular Communication System, a Base Station and a Method of Resource Allocation - A cellular communication system (12-25-2008
20080318588Resource Scheduling in a Cellular System - The invention relates to a method for scheduling resources for uplink transmissions in a radio access network comprising access points which own pre-assigned resources. The invention also relates to an access point (12-25-2008
20090325588Data transmission in cellular phone network - The invention provides for a method of transmitting data in a mobile radio communications network cell, wherein at least one data block is transmitted, at a first transmission power level, for a user of the cell, the method including the step of monitoring radio resource occupancy within the cell and at least duplicating the said at least one data block within the cell responsive to a determination that the radio resource occupancy has reduced to a level below a threshold value, and whereby the duplicated data blocks are transmitted at a second transmission power level less than the said first transmission power level.12-31-2009
20090209264System and Method for Adaptively Controlling Feedback Information - A system and method for adaptively controlling feedback information according to a loading condition of a communications cell is provided. A method comprises receiving an indication from a base station, computing an amount of feedback information to transmit back to the base station using the indication, locating a feedback resource assigned to the mobile station using the amount of feedback information and an identity of the mobile station, computing a feedback information, and transmitting the feedback information using the located feedback resource. The indication is for a set of candidate transmission formats that is based on loading conditions in the cell.08-20-2009
20110223928METHOD AND APPARATUS OF SCHEDULING IN MULTI-CELL COOPERATIVE WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM - A method and an apparatus of scheduling in a multi-cell cooperative wireless communication system is provided. Scheduling is performed, and scheduling results are transmitted to a neighbor base station (BS). The scheduling results comprise certain information for scheduling to be sequentially performed among base stations. Inter-cell interference can be reduced and scheduling can be performed simply by exchanging signals without a central scheduler.09-15-2011
20090082029METHODS AND APPARATUS FOR APPLICATION NETWORK-SERVER DETERMINATION FOR REMOVABLE MODULE-BASED WIRELESS DEVICES - Methods, apparatus and systems are presented that enable a network operator to control the source for network services in open market devices by provisioning the network operator-issued removable modules with network service provisioning information associated with the operator and configuring the open market wireless devices such that the device looks to the removable module first for the network service provisioning information before looking to device storage for any other provisioning information related to the network service. In this regard, the user of the open market wireless device is still provided access to the network service even if the network operator does not provide the service or provide access to the service. Additionally, the described aspects methods, systems and apparatus provide the network operator with an additional level of dynamic control over the source for network services by providing for a network-side proxying feature that allows the network operator to proxy network service requests sent from the open market wireless devices to a designated third party network service provider based on criteria defined by the network operator.03-26-2009
20130217404METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR TRANSMITTING AND RECEIVING SIGNAL IN COMMUNICATION SYSTEM - A method of transmitting/receiving signals at a terminal in a communication system is provided. The method includes determining at least one first reception path with a lowest path loss from among first reception paths that receive a first reference signal from a base station, receiving a second reference signal through second paths set up based on the at least one first reception path, and transmitting an uplink access signal with a second uplink transmitting beam that corresponds to a second downlink receiving beam corresponding to a second path having a lowest path loss.08-22-2013
20130217405PROCESS FOR CONTROLLING THE TRANSMISSION POWER IN THE UPLINK COMMUNICATION CHANNEL, AND UE FOR DOING THE SAME - A process for controlling the power transmission in the uplink of the User Equipment communicating with a Base Station in a GSM wireless communication system, said process including the steps of: 08-22-2013
20130217406WIRELESS DEVICE AND COMMUNICATION METHOD - A wireless device and a communication method, which enable a position of the wireless device to be known and enable a frequency which does not interfere with that of another wireless station to be selected, are provided. A wireless device belonging to a second wireless system in which a frequency band to be used overlaps with that of a first wireless system, and a priority with which the overlapping frequency band is used is lower than that of the first wireless system, the wireless device includes: a location receiving unit receiving location information formed of a place name and indicating a location of the wireless device; a geographic coordinate acquiring unit acquiring, based on the location information, geographic coordinates including latitude and longitude corresponding to the location information; and a frequency setting unit accessing a frequency server in which a frequency assigned to a wireless device belonging to the first wireless system and geographic coordinates including latitude and longitude related to a position of the wireless device are stored by being corresponded to each other, by using the geographic coordinates acquired by the geographic coordinate acquiring unit, and acquiring at least one of a frequency that is not assigned to the wireless device belonging to the first wireless system and a frequency which is not at risk of interfering with that of the wireless device, to set the frequency as a transmission/reception frequency.08-22-2013
20110223929SCHEDULING TRANSMISSION OF DATA AT A BASE STATION BASED ON AN INTERFERENCE INDICATOR MESSAGE FROM ANOTHER BASE STATION - A system includes a first base station of a first vendor configuration and a second base station of a second vendor configuration. A link is between the first and second base stations. The first base station is configured to receive at least one interference indicator message from the second base station, and schedule transmission of data based on the at least one interference indicator message. Scheduling the transmission of data includes determining whether to transmit the data using a current resource or to delay transmission of the data.09-15-2011
20090088176Method for Reducing Inter-Cell Interference in Wireless OFDMA Networks - Protocols for OFDM/OFDMA/SC-FDMA based wireless networks provide adaptive inter-cell interference management without explicit spectrum or frequency planning. Base stations and mobile stations acquire information about subcarrier allocation from a handoff protocol. The mobile stations can also acquire this information using cognitive sensing. Cognitive sensing can be rewarded by the base station. Using this information, subcarriers can be allocated randomly, with blind optimization, or by joint optimization. The stations can use game theory to select among the different optimization strategies.04-02-2009
20090005059MOBILE COMMUNICATION SYSTEM AND MBMS SERVICE RELEVANT INFORMATION TRANSFER METHOD FOR USE THEREWITH - The present invention provides a mobile communication system in which a target Radio Network Controller can decide the PtP method or PtM method correctly, and notify that the contents data of an MBMS service starts to be transferred to the radio terminal. A source Radio Network Controller sets up the relevant information of the MBMS service joined by a radio terminal in a Relocation Required message, and transmits it to an SGSN4. The SGSN4 transmits a Relocation Request message to the target Radio Network Controller. The target Radio Network Controller sets up the radio resources to perform the communication with the radio terminal, and stores the relevant information of the MBMS service in the Relocation Required message in memory.01-01-2009
20090203385SECTOR INTERFERENCE MANAGEMENT BASED ON INTER-SECTOR PERFORMANCE - Providing fairness-based metrics for managing inter-sector interference of a mobile AN is described herein. By way of example, accumulation of resource utilization messages (RUMs) at a sector of the mobile AN can be based at least in part on a performance metric of that sector as compared with one or more neighboring sectors. In at least one aspect, performance metrics of multiple sectors of the mobile AN can be aggregated and a RUM accumulation rate of each sector is determined based on the aggregated metric. Accumulation rates can further be updated periodically as sector and/or aggregated metrics of the mobile AN change. Accordingly, accumulation and utilization of RUMs is based on inter-sector fairness to optimize overall wireless communication quality of service for the mobile AN.08-13-2009
20080261609METHOD OF ALLOCATING RESOURCES IN A RADIO BASE STATION APPARATUS - A method of allocating resources in a radio base station apparatus is disclosed. A call processing controller, upon receipt of a call connection request from a mobile terminal, multicasts a resource allocation request to each signal processing card in a signal processor. Each signal processing card that has received the resource allocation request, searches resources in the respective card managed by each signal processing card for unused resources and transmits a resource allocation response message to the call processing controller that is indicative of whether the resources can be allocated or not. The call processing controller transmits a resource allocation message to the signal processing card that has transmitted the resource allocation response message which was first received by said call processing controller, and which indicates that the resource can be allocated, and causes the signal processing card to allocate the resources.10-23-2008
20120077512ALLOCATING RADIO RESOURCES IN MOBILE COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEM - Transmitting information using a preamble of a Random Access Channel (RACH) in an Evolved Universal mobile Telecommunications System (E-UMTS) is provided. A preamble transmission is used to inform a base station of specific information when a terminal uses a RACH and the base station efficiently allocates radio resources for data transmission to the terminal according to the specific information. Delay time before the terminal transmits data is reduced and unnecessary consumption of radio resources is minimized.03-29-2012
20120077511METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR ALIGNING INTERFERENCE USING A FEED FORWARD INDEX IN A HIERARCHICAL CELL COMMUNICATION SYSTEM - Provided is an interference aligning method and apparatus that does not perform full feed-forwarding in a hierarchical cell communication. A macro base station may generate respective transmission beamforming vectors of macro terminals to null interference channels to pico terminals and to remove interference among the macro terminals. The effective interference channels are based on reception beamforming vectors of the pico terminals. The macro base station may transmit, to a macro terminal, a feed-forward indicator (FFI) indicating a method of transmitting information associated with a reception beamforming vector of the macro terminal. The macro terminal may obtain information associated with the reception beamforming vector based on the FFI.03-29-2012
20120077510AUTONOMOUS UNLICENSED BAND REUSE IN MIXED CELLULAR AND DEVICE-TO-DEVICE NETWORK - Methods, apparatuses, a system and computer program products are provided for autonomously reusing an unlicensed band in a hybrid cellular and device-to-device network. In accordance with an embodiment of the invention, an apparatus receives a request for resources from a terminal, and identifies available resources on an unlicensed band based on the request. The apparatus further reserves the identified available resources for use by the terminal, and transmits a reservation response to the terminal, wherein the reservation response comprises information relating to the reserved available resources. Further, the apparatus transmits data to the terminal over a licensed band and the available resources reserved on the unlicensed band.03-29-2012
20090221296Communication terminal, network server, and communication network system - Provided is a communication network system capable of effectively utilizing a telephone number and a terminal identity assigned to a communication terminal. The communication terminal transmits to a network server a communication start request including a temporary telephone number and a mobile station identity which are previously permitted to use. The network server verifies the communication terminal based on the mobile station identity. At this point, the network server informs the communication terminal of the telephone number necessary for the communication terminal to continue communication. The communication terminal originates a call by using the telephone number and the mobile station identity.09-03-2009
20090247178Apparatus and method for scheduling packets - An apparatus comprising a controller for controlling radio communication using communication resources for user data communication, and control resources for controlling communication on the communication resources, an allocator for allocating mobile stations to use at least one of a dynamic allocation and a persistent allocation, each allocation defining a different utilization of the control resources and communication resources, a monitor for monitoring one or more reallocation conditions associated with at least one of the dynamic allocation and the persistent allocation, and a reallocator configured to reallocate at least one mobile station if one of the one or more reallocation conditions is fulfilled.10-01-2009
20090247177ADAPTING DECISION PARAMETER FOR REACTING TO RESOURCE UTILIZATION MESSAGES - An adaptable decision parameter is used to determine whether to react to resource utilization messages. The decision parameter may comprise a decision threshold that is adapted based on received resource utilization messages. The decision parameter may comprise a probability that is used to determine whether to react to a received resource utilization message. Such a probability may be based on, for example, one or more channel conditions, the number of interferers seen by a node, the number of received resource utilization messages, or some other form of resource utilization message-related information.10-01-2009
20120142365METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR MITIGATING INTERFERENCE IN A WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM SUPPORTNG HETEROGENEOUS NETWORKS - A method and apparatus for mitigating interference in a wireless communication system supporting heterogeneous networks are disclosed. When the wireless communication system includes a first network and a second network, the method includes generating information indicating whether each of uplink component carriers is used for transmission of control information in the first network, and transmitting the information to a UE. A component carrier used for transmission of control information in the first network is different from a component carrier used for transmission of control information in the second network.06-07-2012
20100151874SEMI-PERSISTENT RESOURCE RELEASE BY WIRELESS COMMUNICATION DEVICE - A method for causing a user agent to release at least one of uplink and downlink semi-persistent communication resources in a mobile communication system, the method comprising the steps of, at the user agent receiving a downlink communication via a physical downlink control channel (PDCCH), using a semi persistent scheduling radio temporary network identifier (SPS-RNTI) assigned to the device to decode a control message on physical downlink control channel (PDCCH) which may include downlink control information (DCI) in a plurality of DCI fields arranged in a DCI format and where the data from the at least one of the DCI fields is identical to a fixed SPS release value, releasing at least one of the uplink and down link semi-persistent communication resources.06-17-2010
20100184449Apparatus and method for 4-beamforming using radio units having two paths in wireless communication system - A base station is capable of performing 4-beamforming using Radio Units (RU), each having two paths in a wireless communication system. The base station includes a Digital Unit (DU), a first RU, and a second RU. The DU performs a mutual conversion function between an information bit line and a digital signal, calculates beamforming coefficients for 4-beamforming, and performs the 4-beamforming using the beamforming coefficients. The first RU has two Radio Frequency (RF) paths, extracts a clock signal from a digital signal from the DU, and provides the clock signal to the second RU. The second RU has two RF paths and operates according to the clock signal provided from the first RU.07-22-2010
20100190505BASE STATION, COMMUNICATION TERMINAL, METHOD FOR COMMUNICATION AT BASE STATION, METHOD FOR COMMUNICATION AT COMMUNICATION TERMINAL, AND COMMUNICATION SYSTEM - According to priorities determined on the basis of a number of pieces of battery information which concern batteries of a number of communication terminals and each of which is received from the communication terminals, data communication with communication terminals are controlled. The priorities are varied, irrespective of a variation in the pieces of battery information, according to a rule predetermined.07-29-2010
20100173643Signalling MIMO Allocations - The present invention relates to demodulation of radio signals from a base station having collocated transmit antennas, and more particularly to signaling allocation information from a base station to a mobile terminal. The allocation information may include timeslot and code information of allocation to other mobile terminals. Some embodiments of the present invention facilitate a mobile terminal's ability to receive and demodulate a signal containing multiple interfering signals by communicating codes allocated to other mobile terminals.07-08-2010
20090286545TRANSMIT POWER SELECTION FOR USER EQUIPMENT COMMUNICATING WITH FEMTO CELLS - Transmit power for a user equipment (UE) is set by a Home NodeB (HNB) in response to interference at a nearby macrocell. The HNB monitors an interference level to the macrocell from a UE communicating with the HNB. An acceptable transmit power for the UE is determined by the HNB in response to the interference level. A power change indicator is transmitted from the HNB to the UE to adjust the transmit power of the UE. In some cases, the interference may be estimated from a busy indicator from the macrocell and the HNB sends a modified version of the busy indicator to the UE to adjust the transmit power of the UE. In other cases, the HNB estimates a path loss for the UE based on received signal power from the macrocell and signals a transmit power change to the UE, if needed, based on the estimated path loss.11-19-2009
20130122923Method and System for Customizable Flow Management in a Cellular Basestation - A method for customizable flow management in a cellular basestation is disclosed. The method includes configuring a framework on a cellular basestation; and executing customized flow management functions through the framework by an external entity. Other methods, apparatuses, and systems also are disclosed.05-16-2013
20120196612METHOD AND DEVICE FOR RANK ADAPTATION - The present invention discloses a method and apparatus for rank self-adaptation. The method comprises: a base station receiving ranks reported by a user equipment via a rank receiving window, determining a rank at the current moment based on a distribution state of each rank in the rank receiving window at the current moment, and determining the number of independent channels used for sending downstream data to the user equipment based on the rank at the current moment. The present invention can reasonably forecast change of ranks of MIMO channels so as to better use MIMO channel resources to perform data transmission and improve the throughput rate of the MIMO channels.08-02-2012
20100240383Enhanced UL rate violation detection - The present invention relates to a method for grant violation detection in an enhanced uplink (UL) telecommunication system. According to the method a radio network controller (RNC) establishes a first enhanced UL transport channel (E-DCH) which enables uplink data traffic with a certain data rate from a user terminal UE at least to a first base station. At least a first downlink transmission is performed to the user terminal UE including a first E-DCH. A Node B NB detects the scheduled data rate on which the user terminal UE transmits and further controls if the scheduled data rate detected is higher than the maximum data rate defined by the first E-DCH channel scheduled grant. If this is the case the Node B NB performs at least a second following downlink transmission including the first E-DCH channel scheduled grant.09-23-2010
20100240384RESOURCE ALLOCATION METHOD IN COMMUNICATION SYSTEM, RESOURCE ALLOCATION SYSTEM, AND BASE STATION USED FOR THE SAME - The present invention aims to provide a resource allocation method in a communication system that can effectively suppress a transmission delay. Provided is a resource allocation system in a communication system which includes a terminal 09-23-2010
20100227622RESOURCE ALLOCATION IN CO-EXISTENCE MODE - Techniques are disclosed that allow for resource allocation during situations requiring co-existence in cognitive radios. Even under situations of bandwidth scarcity, the techniques allow various users to be guaranteed quality of service (QoS) by proper distribution and allocation of resources. The techniques allow wireless communication systems to operate in a normal mode and a co-existence mode. In the co-existence mode of operation, sub-frame creation, sharing and zone formation schemes are implemented that enable the existing underlying frame structure to remain intact and inter-operable with the legacy systems and at the same time, provide a guaranteed QoS. The zones effectively create partitions in space, time and frequency, which result in interference avoidance and allow various users in neighboring cells to communicate on the same frequencies.09-09-2010
20100227623METHOD AND NETWORK CONTROLLER FOR SWITCHING BETWEEN NETWORK SHARING ARCHITECTURES - In RAN sharing scenarios wherein radio spectrum allocated to multiple mobile network operators is split into at least one carrier, the steps for switching the configurations of carriers for RAN sharing are proposed here, defining: 09-09-2010
20100151873DYNAMIC CONTROL BLANKING IN HETEROGENEOUS NETWORKS - Systems and methodologies are described that facilitate requesting blanking over control resources from one or more interfering eNBs or devices. An eNB, such as a macrocell, femtocell or picocell eNB, can transmit a downlink control blanking message to a UE directing the UE to perform blanking (e.g., for uplink control resources) or request the blanking from the interfering eNBs or devices (e.g., for downlink control resources). The downlink control blanking message can specify the desired control resources and/or information to determine the control resources. Thus, dynamic control blanking is provided such that blanking is requested to mitigate interference over control resources for the small scale eNB. The small scale eNB can subsequently communicate control data to the UE over the control resources; the control data can include a resource blanking message that similarly directs the UE to request blanking of general data resource from the interfering eNBs or devices.06-17-2010
20110111765SYSTEM AND METHODS FOR TRAFFIC VOLUME REPORTING DURING RADIO ACCESS NETWORK CONNECTION SETUP - Disclosed are systems, methods and computer program products for traffic volume reporting during radio access network (RAN) connection setup. In one aspect, the RAN broadcasts an indicator that it accepts traffic volume measurements (TVM) from access terminals (ATs) and an associated TVM threshold. An AT measures its traffic volume before requesting a connection with the RAN. If the traffic volume is above the threshold, AT transmits to the RAN a connection request containing a TVM indicator that the measured traffic volume from the AT is above the threshold. If the traffic volume is below the threshold, AT transmits to the RAN a connection request containing a TVM indicator that the traffic volume is below the threshold.05-12-2011
20100210277CARRIER SELECTION - First and second indicators of a first available amount of an air-interface resources associated with a first and second channel, respectively, is received. A request for an allocation of an amount of the air-interface resource is received. Based on the request for the allocation, first and second ranking values associated with the first and second channels, respectively are determined. The first and second ranking values are selected such that the efficient allocations receive higher ranks. Based on the first ranking value and the second ranking value, the first frequency band is selected to provide the allocation of the amount of the air-interface resource.08-19-2010
20100136997PEER-TO-PEER COMMUNICATION USING A WIDE AREA NETWORK AIR INTERFACE - A method for peer-to-peer wireless communication by a first user equipment (UE) includes communicating with a second UE, and using a wireless area network air interface during the communication with the second UE. The communicating with the second UE comprises transmitting a downlink signal configured for downlink of the wireless area network air interface.06-03-2010
20100056171INTER-CELL APPROACH TO OPERATING WIRELESS BEAM-FORMING AND USER SELECTION/SCHEDULING IN MULTI-CELL ENVIRONMENTS BASED ON LIMITED SIGNALING BETWEEN PATTERNS OF SUBSETS OF CELLS - Methods, architectures and techniques of operating a joint beam-forming and user-selection system across multiple cells for downlink communication in a multi-cell environment. The system coordinates beamforming vector and user selection across multiple cells, but is cellular in the sense that users are served only from the transmission signals originating from one cell. There is provided methods, architectures and techniques to control the level and effect of inter-cell interference through a partially coordinated multi-cell process of user scheduling and beam selection based on the division of cells into different subsets. Multi-step techniques are utilized that can scale to large numbers of cells, specifying which operations remain as independent operations within a cell, and which operations, with what cells, require information exchange.03-04-2010
20090275341SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR ASSIGNING COMMUNICATION CELLS TO SERVERS IN A CELLULAR COMMUNICATION SYSTEM - A system and method for assigning communication cells to servers in a cellular communication system. The method includes determining an affinity between a communication cell and a plurality of servers and assigning the communication cell to one of the plurality of servers based on the determined affinity.11-05-2009
20120244872Transport Block Size Signaling for Semi-Persistent Scheduling - A method is provided for improving reliability in semi-persistent scheduling activation/reactivation is provided. The method includes a user agent receiving a first data element from an access device specifying at least one first transport block size. The method further includes the user agent deriving a second transport block size based on a second data element received from the access device. The method further includes the user agent comparing the first transport block size with the second transport block size. The method further includes, when the first transport block size differs from the second transport block size, the user agent ignoring the received semi-persistent scheduling activation/reactivation data.09-27-2012
20110111764RADIO DEVICES AND METHODS FOR CONTROLLING RADIO DEVICES - In an embodiment, a radio device is provided. The radio device may include a signal transmitter configured to transmit a plurality of signals, the signals being transmitted with different intensities; a response receiver configured to receive a response message to one of the transmitted signals from a radio communication device having received the respective transmitted signal of the plurality of transmitted signals, the response message identifying the received message; and a assessment circuit configured to assess the reachability of the radio communication device from the radio device based on the intensity of the signal to which the radio communication device has responded.05-12-2011
20110009125MOBILE STATION, BASE STATION, AND OPERATION METHOD OF MOBILE STATION - Provided are a mobile station that may determine a Precoding Matrix Index (PMI) of a serving channel, generate Channel State Information (CSI) based on only interference channels, and feed back the PMI and the CSI to a serving base station, a base station that may design a precoding vector based on the PMI and the CSI, and an operation of the mobile station. Also, provided are a mobile station that may determine a PMI based on only interference channels, generate CSI of a serving channel, and feed back the PMI and the CSI to a serving base station, a base station that may design a precoding vector based on the PMI and the CSI, and an operation method of the mobile station.01-13-2011
20110039568METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR CONTENTION-BASED UPLINK DATA TRANSMISSION - A method and apparatus for a wireless transmit receive unit (WTRU) to use a contention-based uplink communications channel, applies a rule-based restriction of access to the contention-based uplink channel that attempts to use at least one contention-free uplink channel allocation for uplink transmissions on a condition that at least one contention-free uplink channel allocation has been granted.02-17-2011
20100197316RADIO TRANSMITTING/RECEIVING METHOD AND RADIO COMMUNICATION TERMINAL - A radio communication terminal capable of efficiently performing DRX or DTX. The terminal comprises an on-period determining section (08-05-2010
20090005058Dynamic Inter-Cell Channel Sharing - A mechanism to share channels between cells dynamically and without simultaneous allocation of the same channel by more than one access point achieved by a method for a dynamic inter-cell channel sharing for a first access point in a radio access network, the first access point being associated with a first cell of a number of cells within the radio access network, the first access point being adapted to connecting at least one first user equipment being situated in the first cell, to a network infrastructure, comprising the steps of: receiving from the at least one first user equipment a report indicating whether a specific channel is used in a second adjacent cell of said number of cells, the report being based on a first information sent from at least one second access point, the information indicating whether a specific channel is used in the second adjacent cell.01-01-2009
20100056170Methods and Apparatus for Improving Cell-Edge Data Throughput in a Wireless Communications System - Methods and apparatus for adaptively transmitting data in a wireless communication network are disclosed, in which channel conditions between a mobile terminal and two or more base stations in an active set are evaluated and used to select a transmission mode from a set of available downlink transmission modes including a non-interference-coordinated point-to-point transmission mode as well as at least one of a multi-cell single-frequency-network transmission mode and an interference-coordinated point-to-point transmission mode. Using the dynamic transmission mode selection described herein, a higher cell-edge throughput in HSDPA systems may be achieved.03-04-2010
20100062785COGNITIVE RADIO COMMUNICATION SYSTEM BASED ON COOPERATION SIGNAL PROVIDED BY ANOTHER SYSTEM - An apparatus and method of facilitating cooperation within a cognitive radio communication system. The cooperation system facilitated in the communication system by another communication system. The apparatus include: a receiver to receive an uplink signal from a mobile station and a cooperation signal from a second communication system, wherein the cooperation signal is associated with the uplink signal; an evaluator to evaluate a contribution of the cooperation signal with respect to detection of the uplink signal; and a radio resource management unit to control an available radio resource for the second system according to the contribution of the cooperation signal.03-11-2010
20100062784METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR ALLOCATING A COMMUNICATION CELL TO A CLUSTER - A network element for supporting broadcast communications over a communication system comprises allocation logic operable to dynamically allocate at least one communication cell to a cluster of communication cells based on an identified geographical location of the at least one communication cell.03-11-2010
20100062786Prioritized Display of Cell Broadcast Messages - Devices, systems, and methods for creating, procuring, and maintaining a priority scheme for cell broadcast messages. In an exemplary embodiment, the priority scheme includes a plurality of cell broadcast channels (CBCH) that are assigned logic groups, which in turn are assigned a priority level. Accordingly, cell broadcast (CB) messages with higher priority levels are displayed first on the receiving device.03-11-2010
20110086645METHOD FOR ALLOCATING PREAMBLE SEQUENCE SUBBLOCK FOR SUPPORTING IRREGULAR SYSTEM BANDWIDTH IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM AND AN APPARATUS THEREFOR - A method for transmitting a secondary advanced-preamble (SA-preamble) from a base station in a wireless communication system is disclosed, wherein the SA-preamble supporting an irregular system bandwidth. The method comprises allocating a plurality of sequence subblocks corresponding to a regular system bandwidth; configuring the SA-preamble by dropping one or more sequence subblock pairs among the plurality of sequence subblocks symmetrically in base of a DC component; and transmitting the SA-preamble to a mobile station, wherein a bandwidth of the SA-preamble is same as or narrower than the irregular system bandwidth.04-14-2011
20110098054SOUNDING REFERENCE SIGNAL FOR COORDINATED MULTI-POINT OPERATION - Systems and methodologies are described that facilitate configuring a sounding reference signal transmission in a wireless communication environment. A UE can employ coordinated multi-point transmission and/or reception such that multiple cells collaborate to transmit data to the UE and/or receive data from the UE. To support the coordinated multi-point transmission and/or reception, the UE can transmit a sounding reference signal that is configured to enable reliable reception of the sounding reference signal by members of a cooperating set. In addition, configuration of the sounding reference signal can be coordinated to enable more efficient transmission and utilization of the sounding reference signal. Configuration of the sounding reference signal can be based upon information exchanged between the multiple cells. Moreover, the multiple cells can coordinate to set and control a transmit power of the sounding reference signal.04-28-2011
20110081916RANDOM ACCESS METHOD AND RADIO COMMUNICATION TERMINAL DEVICE - There are disclosed a random access method for establishing an individual channel between a radio communication terminal device and a base station device in a short time and a radio communication terminal device executing the random access method. In this device, in step ST04-07-2011
20110151884TECHNIQUES TO PROVIDE ENHANCED MESSAGE MANAGEMENT SERVICES - Techniques to provide enhanced message management services are described. An apparatus may comprise a mobile computing device having a radio module operative to establish a wireless communication channel with a wireless resource, and a message manager communicatively coupled to the radio module. The message manager may be operative to receive a message size parameter for a message, determine a first time parameter representing a length of time needed to communicate the message based on an available bandwidth parameter, determine a second time parameter representing a length of time available to communicate the message based on an available power parameter, and send a transmit control directive to the radio module indicating whether to communicate the message over the wireless communication channel based on the first and second time parameters. Other embodiments are described and claimed.06-23-2011
20110151885EMERGENCY AND PRIORITIZED ACCESS TO WIRELESS RESOURCES - A radio resources management algorithm, through a process of function evaluation and optimization, determines and assigns resource priority values to wireless resource requests. Resource requests may be arranged within a priority queue in accordance with the priority values. The priority queue may control access to wireless resources that are typically reserved for handing off ongoing calls between cells. The algorithm may supplement or replace an existing CAC algorithm. The algorithm may also determine whether sufficient spare handoff resources are available to fulfill a resource request. If sufficient resources are not available, the disclosed algorithm may implement one or more congestion control mechanism designed to free up handoff resources. If sufficient resources are not available to fulfill a resource request, the resource request may be accepted and arranged in the priority queue if it is of sufficiently high priority, or may be rejected if the request is of low priority.06-23-2011
20120202510METHOD AND SYSTEM ENABLING USE OF WHITE SPACE RADIO SPECTRUM USING DIGITAL BROADCAST SIGNALS08-09-2012
20110014924SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR COOPERATIVE INTER-CELL INTERFERENCE CONTROL - A system to cooperatively control inter-cell interference is provided. A first frequency allocated to a central area of a serving cell associated with a serving base station may be allocated to a central area of a neighboring cell associated with a neighboring base station. A second frequency allocated to an edge area of the serving cell may be allocated to an edge area of the neighboring cell. Where a terminal is located in the edge of the neighboring cell, scheduling information, channel information, and data may be exchanged between the terminal and the serving base station.01-20-2011
20100113054BASE STATION, MOBILE STATION, SYNCHRONIZATION CONTROL METHOD, AND IC CHIP - A synchronization control method in a communication system including a mobile station and a base station includes generating a synchronization request at the base station when data addressed to the mobile station arrives, receiving the synchronization request from the base station at the mobile station, transmitting feedback information at the mobile station as a response to the synchronization request, receiving the feedback information at the base station, generating timing advance information at the base station based on a reception timing of the feedback information, transmitting the timing advance information from the base station to the mobile station, and adjusting a transmission timing of uplink data at the mobile station, based on the timing advance information.05-06-2010
20110151886SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR PROVIDING RESOURCE MANAGEMENT IN A NETWORK ENVIRONMENT - An example method includes receiving data from a femto access point; evaluating resources being used by a macro network in which the femto access point resides; determining whether the femto access point is operating in a constrained bandwidth mode; and reserving particular resources for the femto access point to use for its communications, where the particular resource is allocated from available resources within the macro network. In a more particular embodiment, where those resources refer to spectrum resources, the method includes allocating spectrum resources between femto and macrocellular systems. In other embodiments, the method includes identifying a total throughput associated with the femto access point and one or more macro network cells, where a change in reserving particular frequencies is executed based on determining the total throughput being higher than a current throughput. The data from the femto access point can include path loss data and geolocation data.06-23-2011
20090280821DYNAMIC MIMO RESOURCE ALLOCATION DURING A SINGLE COMMUNICATION - A system and method for providing dynamic allocation of MIMO communication resources during a single communication. Various aspects of the present invention may comprise determining a first set of MIMO communication resources to utilize for communicating a first portion of a unit of information. The first set of MIMO communication resources may be allocated for communicating the first portion of the unit of information. A second set of MIMO communication resources may be determined to utilize for communicating a second portion of the unit of information, where the second set of MIMO communication resources is different from the first set of MIMO communication resources. The second set of MIMO communication resources may be allocated for communicating the second portion of the unit of information. The first and second portions of the unit of information may, for example, be communicated consecutively or concurrently.11-12-2009
20080242309MIMO Communication System with User Scheduling Based on Reduced Channel State Information - A multiple-input, multiple-output (MIMO) communication system is configured to perform user scheduling with reduced channel station information. The system includes multiple terminals and at least one base station configured to communicate with the terminals. The base station is operative to obtain channel vector magnitudes for respective ones of the terminals, to identify a subset of the terminals based on the channel vector magnitudes, to obtain channel vector phase information for the identified subset of terminals, and to utilize the channel vector phase information to control transmission to the identified subset of terminals. The system may be, for example, a multi-user MIMO system in which the multiple terminals comprise autonomous single-antenna terminals.10-02-2008
20120122468Method and Device for Coordinated Scheduling - Disclosed in the present invention is a coordinated scheduling method which includes that: a base station establishes the correspondences between sub-bands and spatial information, and communicates the correspondences between sub-bands and spatial information with the base station of a cooperative cell (05-17-2012
20100285812CALL ADMISSION PRIORITY CONTROL DETERMINATION DEVICE AND MOBILE WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM - A call admission priority control determination device is intended for determining, when a terminal is present in a femtocell and the terminal is to be admitted for call connection, whether it is to be connected to the femtocell or to a macro-cell. The number of remaining connections and a remaining rate in the femtocell if a new call is admitted are figured out. For a specified terminal so registered as to be given priority in connection to the femtocell, the call is admitted if the number of remaining connections and the remaining rate are equal to or greater than 0, but for other terminals than the specified ones in the pertinent femtocell, the call is not admitted if the number of remaining connections and the remaining rate are below certain thresholds.11-11-2010
20100285811Communication Method and Radio Communication Terminal - Even when being located at cell edge in a multiband mobile communication system, a radio communication terminal, is allowed to stably execute cell search so as to easily establish a connection with a radio base station. The radio communication terminal according to the present invention includes: a first determination unit 11-11-2010
20110077017CAPACITY INCREASING DEVICES AND METHODS FOR WIRELESS COMMUNICATION - The present patent application improves DARP by allowing multiple users on one time slot (MUROS). It comprises means and instructions for sharing signals on a single channel, comprising setting up a new connection, allocating a new time slot if there is an unused time slot on a channel frequency, selecting an used time slot for the new connection to share with an existing connection if there is not an unused time slot on the channel frequency, and selecting a different training sequence code for the new connection if the used time slot on the channel frequency has been selected for the new connection to share with an existing connection.03-31-2011
20110077018RATE ADJUSTMENT APPARATUS AND METHOD, AND COMMUNICATION APPARATUS - A rate adjustment apparatus includes a first calculating section that calculates a first parameter for calculating judgment values used for judging whether puncturing or repetition is to be performed with respect to individual bits of input data, a second calculating section that sequentially calculates a second parameter for each of a plurality of processing units into which input data is divided, by computation using a recurrence equation obtained from a relationship between the judgment values corresponding to two processing units of the plurality of processing units, and an executing section that obtains the judgment values with respect to individual bits forming each of the processing units by using the first parameter and the second parameter respectively calculated by the first calculating section and the second calculating section, and executes deletion or addition of bits based on the obtained judgment values.03-31-2011
20100190507COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEMS INCLUDING ADAPTIVE ANTENNA SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR INTER-SYSTEM AND INTRA-SYSTEM INTERFERENCE REDUCTION - Methods of forming a downlink beam in an adaptive antenna system of a communications system that may reduce inter-system and/or intra-system interference include receiving vectors of signals including signals transmitted by user terminals of the communications system and signals transmitted by transceivers of an independent communications system, obtaining spatial information for the user terminals of the communications system and the transceivers of the independent communications system, generating complex transmitting weights that form spatial nulls directed at the transceivers of the independent communications system, and transmitting a downlink communications signal using the complex transmitting weights. Related systems are also disclosed.07-29-2010
20120309406METHOD FOR INTERFERENCE SUPPRESSION - An interference suppression method is provided. A method includes the following steps: determining, by a Femtocell, a set of Femtocells which generate interference with said Femtocell based on information measured by and feedbacked from subscribers which are served by said Femtocell, and delivering the cell IDs of all Femtocells in said set to a Femtocell gateway; establishing, by the Femtocell gateway, a relationship graph on interference among Femtocells according to information delivered from the Femtocells, and clustering the Femtocells based on said relationship graph; determining the range influenced by each Femtocell cluster; allocating resources to the Femtocells in each isolated cluster or in the range influenced by each cluster. It may ensure liable communications of Femtocell subscribers as possible, and/or may maximize spectrum efficiency and system capacity of the Femtocell layer as possible.12-06-2012
20120309405INDEPENDENT CONFIGURATION IDENTITIES IN A HETEROGENEOUS CELLULAR COMMUNICATION NETWORK - Systems and methods are disclosed for using multiple configuration groups having corresponding configuration identity (CID) parameters to configure a transmission channel and a reception channel for a user equipment device in a cellular communication network. In one embodiment, a user equipment device in a cellular communication network obtains CID values for CID parameters for a number of configuration groups. Each of the configuration groups includes one or more transmission channel or reception channel parameters. For each of the configuration groups, the user equipment device configures the parameters in the configuration group based on the CID value obtained for the CID parameter for the configuration group. In this manner, the transmission channel and the reception channel for the user equipment device are configured based on multiple CID values rather than a single physical layer cell identifier for a cell in which the user equipment device is located.12-06-2012
20100190506SCHEDULING METHOD AND CONTROL STATION APPARATUS - Consecutive subcarriers are reserved, and the reserved consecutive subcarriers are properly allocated to a terminal. The invention is a scheduling method that allocates, within an available band, a block composed of one or more subcarriers and used for signal transmission by a communication terminal being a destination of communication, and the method includes the steps of selecting (S07-29-2010
20110306352METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR STATE/MODE TRANSITIONING - A method and network element for sending a transition indication to transition a user equipment to a different state or mode, the method receiving a configuration message from a network; and transmitting a transition indication from the user equipment, the transition indication only includes a cause if the configuration message contains an inhibit transition indication. Also, a method and user equipment for processing a transitioning indication from a user equipment indicating the user equipment desires a transition to a different state or mode, the method comprising: receiving the transition indication from the user equipment; if the transition indication contains a cause: releasing a signaling connection of the user equipment or transitioning the user equipment to a different state or mode; and if the transition indication does not contain the cause: releasing the signaling connection.12-15-2011
20090163220METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR RESOURCE ALLOCATION IN RELAY ENHANCED CELLULAR SYSTEMS - A method and system for allocating resources for a relay enhanced cellular communication system including a base station, one or more mobile stations and one or more relay stations, is provided. Resource allocation involves allocating subcarriers to one or more access communication links between mobile stations and their serving stations, to meet proportional data rate constraints for the access communication links while improving subcarrier spectrum utilization, and allocating subcarriers to one or more relay communication links between the base station and relay stations to meet proportional data rate constraints for the relay communication links while improving subcarrier spectrum utilization. Further, communication periods are scheduled for access links in access zones and relay links in relay zones. Balancing of communication resources allocated to the access links and relay links may be performed by balancing both subcarrier allocation and scheduling periods.06-25-2009
20110319092METHOD AND APPARATUS OF TRANSMITTING DATA IN COORDINATED MULTI-CELL WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM - A method and apparatus of transmitting data in a coordinated multi-cell wireless communication system is provided. A base station receives information about beam-forming vectors, aligned with a channel to a user equipment placed in a neighbor cell, and about nulling beam-forming vectors for the channel to the user equipment from the neighbor cell, determines a transmission beam-forming vector based on the information, and transmits data to the user equipment using the transmission beam-forming vector.12-29-2011
20120115496SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR SYNCHRONIZING FEMTOCELLS USING INTERCELL UPLINK SIGNALS - A system and method provides accurate and timely updates to timing and/or frequency information for a femtocell utilizing information gathered from user equipment camped on a neighboring macrocell. In one example, user equipment camped on the neighboring macrocell actively gathers aiding information such as timing and frequency information related to the macrocell on which it is camped. The user equipment then transmits the aiding information to the femtocell utilizing a different link other than that used for communicating with the macrocell. In another example, the femtocell sniffs uplink transmissions from the user equipment that are not directed at the femtocell, but rather are normal communications between the user equipment and its serving macrocell. Here, the femtocell utilizes information it gathers about the macrocell and utilizes its WWAN interface to sniff the uplink transmissions from the user equipment and extracts timing and/or frequency information based on those transmissions.05-10-2012
20090247179Systems and Methods for Digital Processing of Satellite Communications Data - A digital payload for processing a sub-band spectrum received on an uplink beam at a communications satellite includes a digital channelizer, a digital switch matrix and a digital combiner. The digital channelizer divides the sub-band spectrum into a plurality of frequency slices that can be routed by the digital switch matrix to any of a number of receiving ports. A digital combiner receives the frequency slices and re-assembles them to form one or more output sub-bands for transmission on an output beam of the communications satellite. The digital payload may also include an embeddable digital regeneration module configured to demodulate some or all of the sub-band spectrum to extract a digital bitstream therefrom. The digital bitstream may be processed to implement code-based multiplexing, switching, access control, and other features.10-01-2009
20120015664METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR MITIGATING INTERFERENCE IN FEMTO CELL IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM - A method for mitigating interference by a femto Base Station (BS) in a wireless communication system including a macro BS is provided. The method includes receiving information about resources allocated for a channel measurement signal from the macro BS, measuring an UpLink (UL) power by detecting a channel measurement signal transmitted from at least one Mobile Station (MS) to the macro BS based on the received information, determining MSs whose UL powers are greater than or equal to a threshold, and transmitting identification information for the MSs to the macro BS.01-19-2012
20120058773METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR PERFORMING A DEMOTION IN A CELLULAR COMMUNICATIONS NETWORK - A method, computer readable medium and apparatus for performing a demotion in a cellular communications network are disclosed. For example, the method receives a packet indicating that a batching transfer is completed, determines if a background packet was received after receiving the packet indicating that the batching transfer is completed and demotes a state of a state machine implemented by a radio network controller to a lower state if the background packet was not received.03-08-2012
20120028647METHOD OF ASSIGNING A MOBILE UNIT TO A TRACKING AREA BASED ON A LOCATION UPDATE FREQUENCY - The present invention provides a method for assigning a mobile unit to a tracking area based upon a location update frequency. The method includes selecting one of a technology-specific tracking area and a shared tracking area based on a location update frequency associated with a mobile unit.02-02-2012
20120208546COMMUNICATION SYSTEM, RADIO BASE STATION, AND COMMUNICATION CONTROL METHOD - A radio base station (08-16-2012
20120064907METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR CONTROLLING THE POWER OF TERMINAL IN A MOBILE COMMUNICATION SYSTEM COMPRISING A FEMTOCELL AND A MACRO BASE STATION - The present invention relates to a method for allocating a radio resource of a base station for controlling the power of a terminal in a mobile communication system including a plurality of femtocells in the service coverage of a macro base station, said method comprising: a radio resource-grouping step of dividing the radio resources shared by the macro base station and the femtocells into groups in accordance with a preset criterion; a radio resource-allocating step of randomly allocating each of the grouped radio resources to base stations such that the terminal uses maximum transmitting power in different resource areas for the plurality of base stations; and a transmitting step of transmitting the allocated radio resource information to the terminal. The method of the present invention effectively controls interferences between the terminal in communication with the macro base station and the terminal in communication with the femtocell.03-15-2012
20120172049BANDWIDTH AND POWER ALLOCATIONS FOR COMMUNICATION NETWORKS WITH IMPERFECT SPECTRUM SENSING - Systems, methods, and apparatus for optimizing a use, by a secondary terminal, of an idle wireless communication channel that is associated with a primary terminal are presented herein. A mapping component can receive: information including an indication that a communication channel assigned to a wireless device is idle; and one or more requests, from respective other wireless devices, to transmit information via the communication channel. Further, an allocation component can compute power allocations of the one or more requests; and grant a request of the one or more requests based on the power allocations. The allocation component can further be configured to iteratively compute a power allocation of the power allocations based on a bandwidth allocation of the bandwidth allocations; and iteratively compute a bandwidth allocation of the bandwidth allocations based on a power allocation of the power allocations.07-05-2012
20120157111Dynamic Mimo Resource Allocation During a Single Communication - A system and method is provided for dynamic allocation of Multiple Input Multiple Output (MIMO) communication resources during a single communication. Various aspects of the present invention may comprise communicating information using a first set of MIMO communication resources. While communicating the information, the system can determine, based on a monitored energy supply, to continue communicating the information using a second set of MIMO communication resources different from the first set. The communication continues using the second set of MIMO communication resources. Another aspect of the present invention may comprise determining to continue communicating the information using a second set of MIMO communication resources based on availability of communication resources of a second MIMO communication system receiving the communicated information.06-21-2012
20110065445METHOD FOR ALLOCATING TRANSMISSION RESOURCES IN A TELECOMMUNICATION SYSTEM - The invention relates to a method for allocating resources for transmissions from a secondary station to a primary station, wherein the primary station transmits to the secondary station a first indication of a transmission resource for use by the secondary station for transmitting data to the primary station, wherein the indication of the transmission resource indicates at least one selected transmission resource out of a set of transmission resources and further comprises a second indication which may request that the secondary station sends a report of the downlink channel quality using at least part of the selected transmission resource and that a time offset of the selected transmission resource from the first indication depends on whether the second indication requests a channel quality report.03-17-2011
20110065444MOBILE STATION APPARATUS, BASE STATION APPARATUS, COMMUNICATION METHOD AND COMMUNICATION SYSTEM - In the case that periodical transmission of transmission signal number-of-sequence quality indicative signal cannot be performed, the number of transmission signal sequences is clarified in association with reception quality information that is generated immediately after the case, and the base station apparatus performs appropriate communication resource allocation. A mobile station apparatus has a feedback information control section 03-17-2011
20110065443BLOCK ENCODING WITH A VARIABLE RATE BLOCK CODE - A control channel encoder includes a determiner to determine a current value of K for encoding control signals of a length M, wherein K is a function of a code rate for a data channel. A table generator generates first and second block encoding matrices, each of the first and second block encoding matrices having a variable length, from a fixed block encoding matrix by variably repeating rows from the fixed block encoding matrix to produce a repeated matrix of length K, puncturing the repeated matrix a first time to generate the first block encoding matrix, and puncturing the first block encoding matrix a second time to generate the second block encoding matrix. A block encoder utilizes the block encoding matrix to encode M input control bits as K encoded control bits.03-17-2011
20110105137RANK AND PRECODING INDICATION FOR MIMO OPERATION - Certain aspects of the present disclosure relate to a technique for signaling rank and precoding indications in uplink and downlink MIMO operations using codebook and non-codebook based precoding.05-05-2011
20110105136RADIO BASE STATIONS, RADIO COMMUNICATION DEVICES, METHODS FOR CONTROLLING A RADIO BASE STATION AND METHODS FOR CONTROLLING A RADIO COMMUNICATION DEVICE - In an embodiment, a radio base station is provided. The radio base station may include a transceiver configured to transmit data to a radio communication device and receive data from the radio communication device using a plurality of component carriers, each component carrier including a pre defined frequency band including a plurality of resource elements; a component carrier determiner configured to determine a subset comprising at least one component carrier of the plurality of component carriers, wherein as the at least one component carrier of the subset may be used by the radio communication device for a pre-defined communication mode; and a message generator configured to generate a message including information specifying that the at least one component carrier of the subset may be used by the radio communication device for the pre-defined communication mode.05-05-2011
20130012223Location-Determining System for Radio Clients within Local-Area Spaces - Systems, devices, features, and/or methods for determining a location of a mobile device are disclosed. A method may include (a) receiving, into a mobile device, a common RF signal on a common carrier frequency, wherein the common RF signal includes a respective RF signal output by each of three or more transmitters on a common time basis in a round-robin manner, and wherein each of the three or more transmitters is positioned at a known location, (b) capturing data representing the common RF signal, (c) based on the captured data, discriminating between each respective RF signal that forms the received common RF signal, (d) determining a relative phase shift of each respective RF signal, and (e) determining the location of the mobile device based on the determined relative phase shifts and the known locations of the three or more transmitters.01-10-2013
20130012224METHOD AND DEVICE FOR REDUCING INTERFERENCE AMONG FEMTOCELLS IN AN ACCESS DEVICE OF A FEMTOCELL - The present invention provides a method for reducing interference among Femtocells in a first access device of a first Femtocell, comprising the following steps: a receiving step, wherein said first access device receives a first wireless signal periodically transmitted by a second access device of a second Femtocell, and said first wireless signal comprises characteristic information of said second access device; a judging step, wherein said first access device judges whether the level of said first wireless signal exceeds a first pre-determined threshold and interferes at least one user terminal in said first Femtocell; a first executing step, wherein if the level of said first wireless signal exceeds said pre-determined threshold and interferes said at least one user terminal in said first Femtocell, said first access device creates a cooperative working mode between said first access device and said second access device by interacting with said second access device, so as to reduce interference between said first Femtocell and said second Femtocell.01-10-2013
20130012221EVOLVED NODE B CONTROLLED CENTRALIZED RESOURCE REUSE FOR DEVICE-TO-DEVICE AND CELLULAR USERS - Device-to-device (D2D) communication is one alternative to communication between devices through a radio access network. One interesting D2D communication method is reuse-mode D2D, where D2D nodes communicate with each other using the same uplink (UL) radio resource that is being used by some other cellular user equipment(s) (UEs). In other words, the UL cellular resources occupied by cellular UEs are reused by D2D nodes in their short-range communications. Centralized control of D2D communication can be performed by appropriate signaling between a D2D-capable UE and an evolved Node B (eNB).01-10-2013
20130012222METHOD FOR PROCESSING USER EQUIPMENT CONNECTION UNDER A MIXED MODE AND FEMTOCELL SYSTEM - A method for processing user equipment (UE) connection under a mixed mode and a femtocell system are provided. The method for processing UE connection is used in a femtocell for processing the connection of a UE. The method includes the following steps. A connection request is received from a low priority UE under a mixed mode. Whether the measurement results corresponding to the femtocell satisfy threshold settings is determined in response to the connection request, wherein the measurement results include a path loss corresponding to the femtocell. If the measurement results satisfy the threshold settings, then the low priority UE is allowed to be connected to the femtocell. In one embodiment, suitable resource allocation, such as the allocation of power and code resource, is provided after the low priority UE is connected to the femtocell under the mixed mode.01-10-2013
20090131064METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR SUBCARRIER DIVISION DUPLEXING - A wireless communication network comprising a plurality of base stations capable of wireless communication with a plurality of subscriber stations within a coverage area of the network, wherein at least one base station of the plurality of base stations is capable of assigning available subcarriers in a bandwidth to one of a set of transition guard sub-carriers and a set of communication subcarriers, wherein the set of transition guard sub-carriers are non-identical to and overlap a set of transition guard subcarriers of a neighboring base station.05-21-2009
20090131065TIME RESERVATION FOR A DOMINANT INTERFERENCE SCENARIO IN A WIRELESS COMMUNICATION NETWORK - Techniques for combating high interference in a dominant interference scenario are described. A terminal may observe high interference from an interfering base station in a dominant interference scenario. In an aspect, high interference may be combated by reserving time intervals for a serving base station. The terminal may communicate with the serving base station in the reserved time intervals and may avoid high interference that may desens a receiver at the terminal. In one design, the terminal may measure received power of base stations and may report its interference condition. The serving base station may receive a report from the terminal, determine that the terminal is observing high interference, and send a reservation request to the interfering base station to reserve time intervals. The interfering base station may grant the request and return a response. The serving base station may thereafter communicate with the terminal in the reserved time intervals.05-21-2009
20120129541Apparatuses, Method and Computer Program for Adapting a Telecommunication Service to Traffic Load in the Network - There is disclosed improvements of the access stratum layer for adapting a telecommunication service to traffic load on the network.05-24-2012
20120165033DYNAMICALLY SPLITTING JOBS ACROSS MULTIPLE AGNOSTIC PROCESSORS IN WIRELESS SYSTEM - Dynamically splitting jobs in wireless system between agnostic processor may comprise evaluating a job that a wireless mobile communication device may be requested to perform. The wireless mobile communication (WMC) device may evaluate a requested job to determine if one or more tasks may be sent to a remote device. The WMC device may consider such factors as information pertaining to the WMC device itself, information relating to the connection between the devices, and/or information pertaining to the remote device. This information may comprise such data as power availability in the wireless mobile communication device, processing load in the WMC device, processing and/or storage capabilities of the remote device, and characteristics of the connectivity between the two devices.06-28-2012
20120165032METHOD OF CONTROLLING INTEFERENCE FROM FEMTO CELLS IN CONSIDERATION OF MACROCELL - A method of controlling femtocell interference considering a macrocell is provided. The method of controlling the interference includes a method of setting transmission power of the femtocell and methods of avoiding the interference of the femtocell. The methods of avoiding the interference include a PRB rotation method, a PRB transmission power restriction method, a hybrid method and a UB rotation method. The method of setting the transmission power and the methods of avoiding the interference may be implemented independently or implemented in combination with each other. Hence, according to the present invention, the femtocell itself can control the interference without affecting an interface of an existing macrocell base station and without signaling through the interface with the macrocell.06-28-2012
20120214501Cell Selection in a Cellular Communication System - A method in a user equipment for handling cell selection is provided. While in dedicated mode the user equipment receives from a radio network node a measurement information message which indicates at least two frequencies associated with a respective cell in a respective radio access technology. While it is in dedicated mode, the user equipment performs measurements on the frequencies to obtain a respective measurement value for each one of them, and receives a selection indicator message comprising a respective priority for each one of the frequencies. The user equipment obtains a respective threshold value for each of the frequencies and successively evaluates the frequencies in descending priority order until a frequency is determined for which the measurement value exceeds its respective threshold value. When entering idle mode, the user equipment selects cell based on the evaluation.08-23-2012
20120135742MOBILE COMMUNICATION SYSTEM - In a mobile communication system, a mobile switching center 05-31-2012
20120252478BASE STATION APPARATUS AND PROGRAM - A base station apparatus is obtained that reduces, by a software process, delay time occurring in a call connection procedure. A base station apparatus 10-04-2012
20120252477Method And Apparatus For Carrier Selection And Scheduling In Wireless Systems - Various methods and devices are provided to address the need for improved multicarrier system operation. In one method, an indication of a received signal power level at a UE (user equipment) is received (10-04-2012
20100279700RESOURCE ALLOCATION AND POWER CONTROL METHOD - A method for controlling transmission power in a mobile communication system is provided. According to the method, a serving base station arranges a plurality of terminals in ascending order according to Carrier-to-Interference-and-Noise-Ratios (CINRs) based on the CINR measured by the plurality of terminals, classifies the plurality of terminals in one of a first group and a second group according to the order, allocates a subchannel of a data region corresponding to the first group from among a plurality of data regions included in the uplink frame to a terminal classified as the first group, and allocates a subchannel of a data region corresponding to the second group from among the data regions to a terminal classified as the second group.11-04-2010
20120178468METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR SUPPORTING HIGH-SPEED MOBILE TERMINALS IN A DISTRIBUTED ANTENNA SYSTEM - A method and apparatus for supporting a high-speed mobile terminal in a distributed antenna system. The method includes acquiring information on a position and a speed of each terminal of a plurality of terminals, mapping the plurality of terminals to at least one or more terminal groups based on at least one or more of the position or the speed of the terminal, determining a service end time point at a serving antenna node and a service start time point at a target antenna node, using position and speed information associated with the terminal group, and switching an antenna node for the terminal group, according to the service end time point at the serving antenna node and the service start time point at the target antenna node.07-12-2012
20100035626RADIO NETWORK CONTROL APPARATUS - A radio network control apparatus includes a free channel counting unit to count the number of free channel identifiers in a range between a last-used channel identifier of the radio network control apparatus itself and that of its peer apparatus. A channel identifier acquiring unit then selects a free channel identifier, based on the number of free channels counted by the free channel counting unit, thus preventing the two radio network control apparatuses from selecting the same channel identifier.02-11-2010
20100009694CELL SITE POWER CONSERVATION - Systems, apparatus, methods, and manufactures for conserving power in a communications system such as a communications service cell site. The methods include adjusting the RF coverage of the cell site antenna, selective control of the RF output transmit power, selective control of the communications bit rate, transfer of communications to other cell sites, adjustment of indicators such that mobile devices transfer communications to other cell sites, and reallocation of logical slots between radios in the cell site.01-14-2010
20120122467METHOD FOR ASSIGNING FREQUENCY SUBBANDS TO A PLURALITY OF INTERFERING NODES IN A WIRELESS COMMUNICATION NETWORK, CONTROLLER FOR A WIRELESS COMMUNICATION NETWORK AND WIRELESS COMMUNICATION NETWORK - A method assigns frequency subbands to a plurality of interfering nodes in a wireless communication network, wherein the number of subbands assigned to a node depends on the interference condition of the node, wherein as the node faces less interference it is assigned more subbands.05-17-2012
20100291944COGNITIVE NETWORK - A cellular network including means for sensing the presence of Microphones and Broadcastings and for adjusting resources usage for not interfering the transmissions of the Microphones and Broadcastings. A cellular network including means for sensing the presence of Microphones and Broadcastings and for adjusting resources usage for not interfering with the transmissions of the Microphones and Broadcastings over a certain level.11-18-2010
20120190377METHOD AND ARRANGEMENT IN A WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM - Method and arrangement in a user equipment (07-26-2012
20120258723APPARATUS FOR TRANSMITTING AND RECEIVING SIGNALS IN MULTI-NODE SYSTEM AND METHOD THEREOF - In a multi-node system including a user equipment and a plurality of nodes connected to each other, a plurality of the nodes includes a 110-11-2012
20090017835SIGNAL COMBINING APPARATUS SATISFYING MAXIMUM TRANSMISSION CAPACITY IN CELLULAR SYSTEM EMPLOYING DISTRIBUTED ANTENNAS AND RESOURCE ALLOCATION METHOD USING THE SAME - Disclosed is a signal combining apparatus and a resource allocation method using the same in a cellular system using distributed antennas. The resource allocation method includes detecting a channel transmission capacity when a signal is transmitted from a single Relay Station (RS) to a Mobile Station (MS), by a Base Station (BS), detecting a channel transmission capacity when transmitting a signal produced by using signal combining by two or more RSs to the MS, by the BS, selecting a channel transmission capacity with a larger gain between the detected channel transmission capacity of the single RS and the detected channel transmission capacity of the two or more RSs, by the BS; and selecting the signal transmitted by the single RS or the signal produced by using the signal combining by the two or more RSs having the selected channel transmission capacity with the larger gain, and then transmitting the selected signal to the MS.01-15-2009
20120231805METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR SHARING CELL-ID BETWEEN SITES AND DETERMINING CELL-ID FOR SITE IN COOPERATIVE COMMUNICATION - A method and an apparatus for sharing a cell-ID between sites and determining a cell-ID of a site in cooperative communication includes: obtaining a synchronization sequence set, where the synchronization sequence set is used to determine a cell-ID (Cell-ID); and allocating synchronization sequences in the same synchronization sequence set to multiple sites, where the synchronization sequences in the same synchronization sequence set are used to determine antenna unit IDs (AU-ID) of respective sites. Through the embodiments, a system overhead may be decreased.09-13-2012
20120231804System and Method for Sequencing Radio Items for a Multi Downlink Multi Carrier Receiver - A system and method are provided for sequencing radio events in a mobile device with a multi downlink multi carrier receiver. In the mobile device, there is a processor in communication with a timing control unit (TCU), whereby the TCU is in communication with two or more radios. The processor collects one or more radio events corresponding to the two or more radios and then sorts the radio events from highest priority to lowest priority to form a sorted list. The processor then loads the sorted list, beginning with a highest priority radio event, onto the TCU.09-13-2012
20110003598System and Method for Semi-Static Downlink Inter-Cell Interference Coordination for Wireless Communications - In accordance with an embodiment, a method of operating a base station in a wireless system, includes partitioning a frequency band into at least one band of a first type and at least one band of a second type, and coordinating the partitioning with at least one further base station. The at least one band of the first type includes a band on which the base station transmits power proportional to a distance of a user device from the base station, and the at least one band of the second type comprises a band on which base station transmits a data rate inversely proportional to a distance of a user device from the base station.01-06-2011
20120264445CONTROLLING FEMTOCELL OPERATION BANDWIDTH BASED ON INTERFERENCE TO MACROCELL - The disclosure is related to controlling an operation bandwidth for a femtocell based on femtocell interference to a macrocell in order to minimize femtocell interference. A femtocell base station may include a measurement unit, a transmitting unit, and a control unit. The measurement unit may be configured to measure an interference amount of a macrocell adjacent to the femtocell base station. The transmitting unit may be configured to transmit the measured interference amount to a system. The control unit may be configured to i) accept an allocated operation bandwidth by the system and ii) control transmission and reception of signals with the allocated operation bandwidth. The operation bandwidth may be adjustable by the system based on the measured interference amount.10-18-2012
20120322457METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR TRANSMITTING DATA IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM - A method of transmitting data in a wireless communication system is provided. A machine-to-machine (M2M) device transmits a first ranging request message including a M2M short message service (SMS) request indicating that the M2M device has a M2M SMS to transmit, and receives a first ranging response message including a M2M SMS response, a basic connection identifier (CID) and a temporary CID timer. If the M2M SMS request is accepted by a base station, the M2M device transmits a second ranging request message including the M2M SMS based on the basic CID, and receives a second ranging response message including a M2M SMS confirmation indicating whether the reception of the M2M SMS is successful or not by the base station.12-20-2012
20110237272Multi-point equalization framework for coordinated multi-point transmission - Providing for a multipoint equalization (MPE) framework for coordinated multipoint (CoMP) transmission in wireless communication is described herein. The disclosed MPE framework involves distributed scheduling decisions for CoMP transmission, reducing complexity of scheduling coordination as compared with centralized scheduling techniques that coordinate scheduling decisions for multiple network base stations. Further, the MPE framework involves distributed computation of CoMP transmission coefficients, relying on a maximum of two backhaul hops to obtain information for the computation, and disseminate the transmission coefficients. The disclosed MPE framework shows substantial gains in various network deployments over conventional CoMP techniques.09-29-2011
20120276916Configuration of Reference Signal Transmission Bandwidth - Processing implemented by a method and apparatus herein advantageously addresses degradations to the quality of reference signal measurements and/or to the quality of serving cell data reception that would otherwise result from a wireless device (11-01-2012
20120276915Signaling To Establish Multipoint Communications - A user equipment UE sends to a network an indication that a neighbor cell is suitable for data communications with the UE. The UE is in a state with a serving cell in which no dedicated physical channel is allocated to the UE. In response to the indication the network and UE conduct multipoint communications between the UE and the serving cell and the neighbor cell using a common channel configuration the UE receives from at least one of the serving cell and the neighbor cell. In a UTRAN embodiment the state is a CELL-FACH state. Various embodiments details specific RRC messages for various signaling, and in one embodiment there are different procedures depending on whether the serving cell and the neighbor cell belong to the same or different NodeB groups. Further embodiments address when the neighbor cell is no longer suitable for multipoint data communications with the UE.11-01-2012
20120088517AUTONOMOUS FRACTIONAL TIME REUSE - Autonomous fractional time reuse is provided. In some embodiments, autonomous fractional time reuse includes determining a number of neighboring base stations of a base station in a heterogeneous network; and pseudo randomly selecting one or more Fractional Time Reuse (FTR) slots for transmission by the base station. In some embodiments, the one or more FTR slots are autonomously selected by the base station without coordinating the selection of the one or more FTR slots with one or more of the neighboring base stations.04-12-2012
20120088516HETEROGENEOUS NETWORK (HETNET) USER EQUIPMENT (UE) RADIO RESOURCE MANAGEMENT (RRM) MEASUREMENTS - Methods and apparatus for performing radio resource management (RRM) measurements in a heterogeneous network (HetNet) are provided in an effort to prevent failure of RRM measurement procedures in a dominant interference scenario. Several alternatives are provided for determining particular resources (e.g., subframes) to use for performing the RRM measurements, wherein the particular resources are based on cooperative resource partitioning between cells of the HetNet, wherein the cells may be of different types (e.g., macro, pico, or femto cells). These alternatives include, for example: (1) intra-frequency or intra-RAT (radio access technology) alternatives, which may involve transmitting resource partitioning information (RPI) in or deriving non-serving cell RPI based on the serving cell's RPI, as well as (2) inter-frequency or inter-RAT alternatives, where the RRM measurements may be performed during a measurement gap.04-12-2012
20120329471Method for Energy Control in a Cellular Radio System - Methods and devices enabling improved switch-on procedures during the reactivation of base stations already switched off to save power are provided. In accordance with one embodiment a method of activating a de-activated cell in a cellular radio system is provided. First measurements are collected from a number of user equipments connected to the cellular radio system. Based on the collected measurements a model for mapping a cell, the best cell, providing the least power increase in the cellular radio system when activated is constructed. When the traffic demand of the cellular radio system cannot be served using already activated cells it is determined to activate the cell that is mapped as the best cell to be activated. Hereby, the cells of a cellular radio system can be managed to maximally utilize the energy used in the system.12-27-2012
20120329470LOW POWER BASE STATION AND COMMUNICATION CONTROL METHOD - In the case where the disclosed low-power base station (12-27-2012
20120289239DEVICE RESOURCES SHARING FOR NETWORK RESOURCE CONSERVATION - Systems and methods for device resource sharing for network resource conservation are disclosed. In one embodiment, the method can include, for example: detecting that multiple devices are attempting to access a same content source over a mobile network. The same content source can then be polled once in a single poll event and the content received in response to the single poll event of the one same content source is transmitted to one device of the multiple devices. The other devices of the multiple devices can receive the content from the one device, over a non-cellular connection.11-15-2012
20120289240Method and Device for Determining a Cooperation Area - A method and a device for determining a cooperation area for a mobile terminal in a cellular network, wherein the mobile terminal determines its n strongest interferers; wherein the cooperation area is selected for the mobile terminal regarding the n strongest interferers; and wherein the cooperation area includes m base stations and wherein the number m of base stations is larger than the number n of strongest interferers. Furthermore, a communication system is suggested including said device.11-15-2012
20100130221TERMINAL APPARATUS, BASE STATION APPARATUS, AND COMMUNICATION SYSTEM - A terminal apparatus includes: a channel estimating unit that receives signals of pilot channels which are allocated to respective base station antennas and are orthogonal to each other and estimates channels with the respective base station antennas based on the signals of the pilot channels; an antenna selecting/phase amount calculating unit that performs selection of a base station antenna or calculation of phase rotation amounts of the base station antennas based on a result of channel estimation by the channel estimating unit; and a transmission unit that transmits an identification of the base station antenna selected by the antenna selecting/phase amount calculating unit or the phase rotation amounts calculated by the antenna selecting/phase amount calculating unit.05-27-2010
20130017836APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR BEAM LOCKING IN A WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEMAANM Chang; Young-BinAACI Anyang-siAACO KRAAGP Chang; Young-Bin Anyang-si KRAANM Taori; RakeshAACI Suwon-siAACO KRAAGP Taori; Rakesh Suwon-si KR - According to one embodiment, an apparatus for beamforming includes a detector for measuring at least one change of movement and rotation of an apparatus; and a calculator for determining a beamforming parameter for aligning a beam direction with another apparatus by compensating for the change of the beam direction according to at least one of the movement and the rotation.01-17-2013
20130023275MOBILE DEVICE TUNE AWAY PERIODS - A particular method includes receiving first data via a first network at a device that is configured to receive the first data via the first network based on a first wireless communication subscription and is configured to receive second data via a second network based on a second wireless communication subscription. The method also includes while receiving the first data, determining that a tuneaway period associated with the second network has passed, where the tuneaway period is longer than a discontinuous reception (DRX) cycle length associated with the second network. The method further includes tuning a receiver of the device to a paging channel of the second network in response to passing of the tuneaway period.01-24-2013
20130023276DATA TRANSMISSION METHOD AND SYSTEM - The present invention provides a data transmission method and system, where the method is used in a system architecture adopting a virtual heterogeneous network, where a macro base station covering a macro-cell and a pico base station covering a pico-cell share the same station address. The method includes the following step: sending control information and data information to user terminals in the macro-cell and the pico-cell according to location information of the user terminals so that the user terminals obtain the data information according to the control information. The system includes a sending module. The present invention implements joint scheduling of resources between a macro base station and a pico base station, reduces interference between cells, and maximally improves an overall data rate.01-24-2013
20080248806Cellular Radiotelephone Signal Permitting Synchronization of a Supplementary Channel by Means of a Principal Channel and Corresponding Method, Terminal and Base Station - The disclosure relates to a cellular radiotelephone signal of the type comprising, a principal bidirectional symmetrical channel, comprising a principal uplink path and a principal downlink path, particularly to guarantee transmission of data at low or medium rate and of the signalling information and commands, at least one auxiliary channel working only in the downlink sense, particularly to guarantee the data transmission at high rates, using a multi-carrier technique which gives a distribution of data over time and frequency, with a sub-frame structure. The beginning of at least one sub-frame in the supplemental channel is offset by a time interval of fixed duration which is not zero (Δt) with relation to a determined time (t10-09-2008
20130172003METHOD OF ALLEVIATING INTERFERENCE BETWEEN CELLS IN A MULTICELL SYSTEM AND DEVICE FOR THE METHOD - The present invention discloses a method of a terminal to reduce interference between cells in a multicell system. In more detail, the method includes: receiving information on at least one adjacent base station from a serving base station; receiving a reference signal from the at least one adjacent base station on the basis of the information on the at least one adjacent base station; measuring interference for each transmitting antenna of the at least one adjacent base station by using the reference signal; and transmitting interference information on the each transmitting antenna to the serving base station.07-04-2013
20080233966Resource allocation apparatus and method in an orthogonal frequency division multiple access communication system - A novel and useful method and system for resource allocation in OFDM communication systems. The mechanism reduces inter-cell interference by randomizing the inter-cell interference experienced in each cell. The mechanism effectively spreads the resource allocation in each cell in a random manner resulting in statistical-like inter-cell interference behavior. In many cases, use of the mechanism is sufficient to obviate the need for frequency planning between cells. A formula or hardware permutation machine is used to generate a random list of indices. The indices are then used to assign user data to the system resources. One or more parameters defining the random index generator at the transmitter are forwarded to the receiver to enable the local generation of an exact copy of the list of indices generated at the transmitter, thus enabling the DL and UL at the receiver while minimizing the required control channel signaling.09-25-2008
20080227460METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR RECONFIGURING PRIVATE CELLULAR NETWORKS FOR RESOLVING FREQUENCY BAND CONFLICTS WITH OFFICIAL GOVERNMENT COMMUNICATION NETWORKS - Disclosed herein is a system and method for achieving a government-imposed re-banding of communications frequencies within the cellular telecommunications industry that provides considerable advantages over options available in the prior art. Using a bi-directional amplifier means of the present invention, cellular service providers required to shift and otherwise adjust the frequency bands within which they are licensed to operate will be able to conform to government dictates in a manner that is cost effective and capable, without more, of implementing the government-imposed plan in multiple stages without resort to significant hardware upgrades or substitutions.09-18-2008
20130172002BEAMFORMING METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR ACQUIRING TRANSMISSION BEAM DIVERSITY IN A WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM - A data transmission method for a base station to acquire transmission beam diversity in a wireless communication system is provided. The data transmission method includes selecting at least two transmission beams to be used for data transmission from among multiple transmission beams corresponding to transmission beam information, if receiving the transmission beam information regarding the multiple transmission beams from a terminal, and transmitting data encoded with a predetermined orthogonalization code to the terminal via the selected at least two transmission beams.07-04-2013
20130178223DOWNLINK AND UPLINK ARRAY AND BEAMFORMING ARRANGEMENT FOR WIRELESS COMMUNICATION NETWORKS - System and methods of cellular communications network are described herein. In one system, an antenna array is described. The antenna array has a first beamforming arrangement for producing uplink beams and a second beamforming arrangement for producing downlink beams. The first and second beamforming arrangements are different from one another. The wireless communication network communicates with a mobile station by use of the uplink and downlink beamforming arrangements.07-11-2013
20130178224RADIO MEASUREMENT COLLECTION METHOD AND RADIO TERMINAL - A radio measurement collection method according to the present invention, comprises the steps of: sending IdleMDTConfiguration message for setting a plurality of measurement triggers from E-UTRAN including a radio base station eNB to a radio terminal UE; setting the plurality of measurement triggers in the radio terminal UE by the radio terminal itself according to the IdleMDTConfiguration message from the E-UTRAN; measuring a radio environment for each of the plurality of measurement triggers by the radio terminal UE in an idle mode; and storing, by the radio terminal UE, each measurement result obtained at the measuring step in association with the measurement trigger corresponding to the measurement result.07-11-2013
20080214199Dynamic frequency selection based on spectrum etiquette - The present disclosure relates generally to systems and methods for dynamic frequency selection based on spectrum etiquette. In one example, the method includes identifying multiple frequencies usable by a central subdivision in a wireless communication system that are not in use by neighboring subdivisions. The method may determine whether the frequencies include a frequency that cannot be used by the neighboring subdivisions and, if the frequency exists, may select the frequency for use by the central subdivision. If such a frequency does not exist, the method may identify a frequency that can be used by fewer of the neighboring subdivisions than other frequencies and select the identified frequency for use by the central subdivision. The frequency selection can be performed periodically, or can be triggered by a certain predefined events.09-04-2008
20130095843Methods and Systems for Dynamic Spectrum Arbitrage - Methods and system are provided for managing and monitoring allocation of RF spectrum resources based on time, space and frequency. A network may be enabled to allocate excess spectrum resources for use by other network providers on a real-time basis. Allocated resources may be transferred from one provider with excess resources to another in need of additional resources based on contractual terms or on a real-time purchase negotiations and settlements. A network may be enabled to monitor the use of allocated resources on real-time basis and off-load or allow additional users depending on the spectrum resources availability. Public safety networks may be enabled to make spectrum resources available to general public by allocating spectrum resources and monitoring the use of those resources. During an emergency, when traffic increases on a public safety network, the public safety networks may off-load bandwidth traffic to make available necessary resources for public safety users.04-18-2013
20130095842METHOD AND EQUIPMENT FOR SAVING ENERGY - The present invention discloses a method and equipment for saving energy. The method comprises the following steps: the first network node acquires load information of the second network node next to the first and modifies energy saving state according to its own load information and that of said second network node; said first and second network nodes send information on indication for saving energy state to the adjacent third network node and inform the information of modifying energy saving state to said third network node based on said information on indication for saving energy state. Embodiments of the present invention optimize resource utilization rate of the whole network.04-18-2013
20130102320RADIO COMMUNICATION SYSTEM, BASE STATION DEVICE, MOBILE STATION DEVICE, RADIO COMMUNICATION METHOD, AND CIRCUIT DEVICE - Contention based uplink transmission is efficiently performed. A scheduling unit selects, when uplink grant includes C-RNTI allocated to its device, the whole of radio resources indicated by this uplink grant. When uplink grant includes CB-RNTI, the scheduling unit randomly selects one radio resource from multiple radio resources indicated by this uplink grant. The scheduling unit generates control information for controlling a transmission unit so that PUSCH is multiplexed on the selected radio resource, and outputs it to a control unit. When blind decoding of multiple uplink grants including CB-RNTI has successfully been performed, the scheduling unit randomly selects one radio resource from the whole of multiple radio resources indicated by multiple uplink grants. The scheduling unit generates control information for controlling the transmission unit so that PUSCH is multiplexed on the selected radio resource, and outputs it to the control unit.04-25-2013
20130115968Coordinating Radio Resource Partitioning in a Relay Enhanced Telecommunication Network - A method includes acquiring an information from a second base station by a first base station, wherein the information is indicative for a relative timing displacement between (a) a first time pattern of a first radio resource partitioning scheme and (b) a second time pattern of a second radio resource partitioning scheme. The method further includes adapting the first time pattern of the first radio resource partitioning scheme, used by the first relay node, to the second time pattern of the second radio resource partitioning scheme, used by the second relay node, in such a manner that Time Transmission Intervals (TTIs) of the first time pattern which one used for uplink radio transmissions coincide with TTIs of the second time pattern which one used for uplink radio transmissions. A corresponding first base station is adapted for controlling and/or for carrying out the above described method.05-09-2013
20130115967ADAPTIVE FLEXIBLE BANDWIDTH WIRELESS SYSTEMS - Methods, systems, and devices are described for providing flexible bandwidth waveforms and channels for wireless communication. Embodiments may utilize portions of spectrum that may not be large enough to fit a standard or normal waveform. Chip rates may be adapted dynamically to generate and/or to receive flexible bandwidth waveforms to fit these portions of spectrum. Scaling factors and/or center frequencies may also be utilized to generate flexible waveforms. A mobile device may receive adjustment information from a base station so that the mobile device may dynamically adjust its chip rate to utilize a flexible bandwidth channel. A base station may simultaneously transmit on a normal bandwidth channel and a flexible bandwidth channel in some cases. Some flexible bandwidth waveforms may be utilized that are larger, or take more bandwidth, than a normal waveform. Flexible bandwidth may also be utilized to split and/or combine frequency channels.05-09-2013
20130130707Method and System for Dynamic, Joint Assignment of Power and Scheduling of Users for Wireless Systems - A method for dynamically determining power and scheduling assignments in a communications network includes selecting, by a controller, a mobile station in each cell to define a mobile station set, determining, by the controller, a power allocation for each of the mobile stations in the mobile station set, calculating, by the controller, a global utility function by evaluating a contribution from each of the mobile stations in the mobile station set in accordance with the power allocation, repeating, by the controller, the selecting, the determining, and the calculating steps a predetermined number of times to generate additional ones of the global utility function, and choosing, by the controller, the mobile station set corresponding to the global utility function having a particular value for a resource block of a frame. The method may also include repeatedly dividing a user set into clusters to obtain a best power allocation.05-23-2013
20130157678SCHEDULING IN CONSIDERATION OF TERMINAL GROUPS IN A MOBILE COMMUNICATION SYSTEM - Specifically, according to one embodiment of the present invention, a method for operating a base station that assigns frequency resources to terminals in a wireless communication system is provided. The method comprises the steps of calculating a first metric using information relating to the transmission rate of each terminal; calculating a second metric using information relating to a proportion of a group to which each of the terminals belongs; determining a terminal to which a frequency resource is assigned on the basis of the calculated first and second metrics; assigning the resource to the determined terminal; and updating the information relating to the transmission rate for each terminal and the information relating to proportion of a group.06-20-2013
20080200178METHOD FOR TRANSMITTING DATA AND CELLULAR SYSTEM USING THE SAME - A cellular system where, in each of a plurality of cells, a base station transmits the same data to a plurality of mobile stations at a predetermined transmission rate, comprises an adjusting portion for adjusting a resource used for data transmission to make a resource consumption level equal to a predetermined threshold when the resource consumption level in the cell exceeds the predetermined threshold due to the data transmission, and a transmitting portion for performing the data transmission by using the adjusted resource.08-21-2008
20130150065MONITORING SYSTEM FOR DISTRIBUTED ANTENNA SYSTEMS - A distributed antenna system (DAS) provides a plurality of DAS coverage areas for a wireless network. A plurality of statically deployed monitoring devices, each of which includes at least one radio frequency (RF) transmitter/receiver, are configured to run application tests, for example, for voice, messaging, or locations-based services, to provide testing of the wireless network to thereby generate test information related to the wireless network. An evaluation component and a control component respectively analyze the test information and adjust one or more parameters of the wireless network based on the test information.06-13-2013
20130150066ACCESS POINT, COMMUNICATION SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR ESTIMATING A PATH LOSS VALUE THEREFOR - A method for estimating a path loss value for a femto cell. The method comprises, at the femto access point of the femto cell, receiving at least one indication of signal strength for at least one neighbor cell from at least one wireless communication unit, analyzing the received at least one indication of signal strength for the at least one neighbo cell to determine at least one location characteristic, and estimating a path loss value for the femto cell based at least partly on the determined at least one location characteristic06-13-2013
20130150067CELLULAR COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEM FOR PROVIDING NON-REAL TIME SUBSCRIPTION DATA AND RELATED METHODS - A cellular communications system may include a plurality of mobile cellular communications devices each associated with a respective user, and at least one cellular base station for wirelessly communicating with the mobile cellular communications devices. The at least one cellular base station may have a capacity associated therewith. The system may also include a central station for determining available capacity of the at least one cellular base station based upon active wireless communications with the mobile cellular communications devices. Moreover, the system may also include a subscription server for cooperating with the central station to provide non-real time subscription data to users on respective mobile cellular communications devices via the at least one cellular base station when the determined available capacity thereof is greater than a threshold.06-13-2013
20130137447INTER-CELL INTERFERENCE COORDINATION METHOD AND DEVICE FOR CONTROL CHANNEL AND DATA CHANNEL - An inter-cell interference coordination for a control channel where a base station of a first cell receives information, that is needed during allocating control channel resources to each user of a second cell that needs interference coordination, from a base station of the second cell, determines the control channel resources which will be allocated to the users of the second cell that need interference coordination, allocates the control channel resources used by the users of the first cell, judges whether search spaces of the control channel resources that are allocated to the users of the first cell and second cell satisfy an orthogonal requirement, and if not, forbids the users of the first cell to use the control channel resources that are allocated to the users of the first cell.05-30-2013
20130137446DYNAMIC REORGANIZATION OF CELL STRUCTURES IN WIRELESS NETWORKS - Dynamic reorganization of cell structures in wireless networks. The present invention relates to wireless communications and, more particularly, to energy usage of wireless equipments in wireless communications. Currently there are mechanisms in use that can selectively turn of carriers in a BTS depending on the traffic load. But due to the fixed costs of operating the base station even when there are no active users, turning off entire BTS will give more energy savings than simply reducing capacity by turning off carriers at low load. Embodiments herein detect a change in demand on the network and re-organize the cellular network by selectively turning off BTSs and appropriately increasing the coverage area of other BTSs, and arrive at a configuration that optimizes the energy consumption of the cellular network as a whole.05-30-2013
20080311926NETWORK SIGNALING FOR POINT-TO-MULTIPOINT SERVICE OVER SINGLE FREQUENCY NETWORK MODE - The present invention relates to communicating between a network and a mobile terminal in a wireless communication system. The invention includes receiving a message from the network for announcing a service. The message includes an attribute for identifying whether the service is to be received according to a specific mode. The specific mode is a mode wherein information is communicated on a frequency having no associated uplink service. The attribute is included in the message according to a session description protocol describing the service.12-18-2008
20130183993MOBILE STATION, BASE STATION, TRANSMISSION METHOD AND COMMUNICATION CONTROL METHOD - A mobile station includes, where the mobile station supports a first frequency band and a second frequency band, an information element generating unit configured to generate an information element indicating at least one of whether a receiver sensitivity is degraded in the second frequency band, whether a certificate has been obtained for communications in the second frequency band, and whether transmission and reception bands of the mobile station correspond to a portion of a bandwidth of the second frequency band, and a transmitting unit configured to transmit the generated information element.07-18-2013
20100317362NETWORK ENGINEERING IN A WIRELESS NETWORK - Various types of information from a wireless communications network, including E911 location information, Hand Off (HO) information, and Power information, as well as other Measurements and System Parameters, are collected and analyzed by a Data Collection and Filtering system, and the results of this analysis are provided to a Network Control system to dynamically control the operation of the wireless communications network. The various optimizations that can be performed by the Network Control system include: (1) dynamically allocating radio frequency (RF) signal power, (2) setting dynamic dedicated handoff (HO) thresholds for individual mobile transceivers; and (3) intelligently forming or steering radio frequency (RF) signal beams.12-16-2010
20120282941Method and system for synchronizing user data - A method for synchronizing user data is provided, which includes: when a User Equipment (UE) moves into a coverage area of a new mobility management unit, an old mobility management unit sends an indication of whether a bearer modification procedure is to be triggered to the new mobility management unit, and the new mobility management unit determines whether to trigger the bearer modification procedure according to the indication. A system for synchronizing user data is further provided. By means of the technical solution of the method and the system, the situation that a Quality of Service (QoS) used by a bearer in the new mobility management unit does not match with a bearer QoS of an updated subscription data when a user equipment moves into a coverage area of a new mobility management unit can be avoided.11-08-2012
20120282940MOBILE COMMUNICATION SYSTEM, HOME RADIO BASE STATION, AND OPERATIONAL FREQUENCY DETERMINATION METHOD - A home radio base station according to the present invention includes a receiving unit 11-08-2012
20130157675BASE STATION DEVICE, METHOD THEREOF, AND COMMUNICATION SYSTEM THEREOF - A base station device, a method thereof and a communication system thereof are disclosed. The base station comprises: a covariance matrix obtaining unit that forms a covariance matrix of an interference vector and a noise vector from received signals from multiple user equipments; a ratio calculation and comparison unit that calculates a relative ratio between the interference and the noise in the received signals based on the covariance matrix and compares the ratio with a predetermined threshold; an adjusting unit that reduces values of non-diagonal elements in the covariance matrix when the ratio is less than the predetermined threshold; an equalizer unit that performs equalization based on the covariance matrix by utilizing an Interference Rejection Combining algorithm when the ratio is greater than or equal to the predetermined threshold, and equalizes the received signals based on the adjusted covariance matrix by utilizing a Minimum Mean Square Error algorithm when the ratio is less than the predetermined threshold. By using the uniform receiver architecture, the advantages of the two algorithms are achieved in a simple structure, and further, its performance is superior to a MMSE receiver and an IRC receiver.06-20-2013
20130157676CONTROL METHOD FOR DEVICE-TO-DEVICE COMMUNICATION - Provided is a control method for device-to-device (D2D) communication. A base station measures a load of a cell, receives location information about each piece of user equipment (UE) from a plurality of pieces of UE, selects any one of an overlay-based resource allocation method and an underlay-based resource allocation method on the basis of the measured cell load and the location information about the respective pieces of UE, allocates resources for D2D communication on the basis of the selected resource allocation method, and controls power according to the locations of the pieces of UE and a density of pieces of cellular communication UE. Accordingly, it is possible to improve resource use efficiency and efficiently remove interference.06-20-2013
20130157677Energy-saving control method and system for wireless network - The disclosure provides an energy-saving control method for a wireless network, which includes: a network manager sets energy-saving control parameters and sends the parameters to a network element participating in energy-saving control; after receiving the energy-saving control parameters, the network element compares a cell performance index value of a base station controlled by the network element itself with a cell performance index threshold value contained in the energy-saving control parameters periodically, and reports a message to the network manager when the cell performance index value of the base station exceeds the cell performance index threshold value; after receiving the message, the network manager constitutes an energy-saving strategy and notifies the network element to perform energy-saving operation. The disclosure also provides an energy-saving control system for a wireless network. The method and system of the disclosure can rapidly respond to the load change of the base station, thereby effectively realizing energy-saving management of is the entire wireless network.06-20-2013
20110287775METHOD FOR INTERFERENCE MITIGATION FOR FEMTOCELL BASE STATIONS OF A WIMAX NETWORK - A method for interference mitigation for femtocell base stations of a WiMAX network, wherein the femtocell base station is located within the transmission range of at least one macrocell base station and/or at least one other femtocell base station, is characterized in that the femtocell base station performs downlink measurements to detect neighboring macrocell and/or femtocell base stations and reports results of the downlink measurements to at least one higher layer network controller, wherein the network controller allocates transmission parameters to the WiMAX femtocell base stations on the basis of at least the reported measurement results and the current resource occupation in the network.11-24-2011
20130190002OPTIMIZING BANDWIDTH USAGE IN A CELLULAR COMMUNICATION NETWORK - A method and apparatus is provided for improving bandwidth usage in a cellular communication network serving at least one mobile terminal, the network being arranged to use a predefined bandwidth range. The apparatus includes a base band unit for capable of supporting at least a first radio access technology and a second radio access technology, a counting means for determining the number of mobile terminals within a cell of the first radio access technology supporting the second radio access technology and a measuring means for determining the level of traffic carried by the first radio access technology cell. Bandwidth assignment means are also provided so that the bandwidth assigned to GSM and LTE can be configured to take account of changes in the traffic levels and device capabilities in either RAT.07-25-2013
20130196677Methods and Systems for Dynamic Spectrum Arbitrage - Methods and system are provided for managing and monitoring allocation of RF spectrum resources based on time, space and frequency. A network may be enabled to allocate excess spectrum resources for use by other network providers on a real-time basis. Allocated resources may be transferred from one provider with excess resources to another in need of additional resources based on contractual terms or on a real-time purchase negotiations and settlements. A network may be enabled to monitor the use of allocated resources on real-time basis and off-load or allow additional users depending on the spectrum resources availability. Public safety networks may be enabled to make spectrum resources available to general public by allocating spectrum resources and monitoring the use of those resources. During an emergency, when traffic increases on a public safety network, the public safety networks may off-load bandwidth traffic to make available necessary resources for public safety users.08-01-2013
20130196678SCHEDULING METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR COORDINATED MULTIPOINT TRANSMISSION/RECEPTION - A scheduling system for coordinated user equipments (UEs) in a network including a plurality of communicating points which can communicate with each other, wherein the coordinated UEs are supported by a serving point and are coordinated with a neighbor point, is characterized in that the serving point and the neighbor point share information related to an available or desired amount of resources for coordinated UEs of the serving point; and the serving point adjusts at least one predetermined parameter related to the coordinated UEs based on the shared information so that the amount of resources for the coordinated UEs at the serving point approaches the available or desired amount of resources for the coordinated UEs at the neighbor point.08-01-2013
20130196676METHOD AND APPARATUS OF COMMUNICATIONS - Channel resource allocation is disclosed. Embodiments of channel resource allocation allocate channel resources to plural cells or cell sections according to a classification depending on distribution statistics.08-01-2013
20130196675System and Method for Wireless Communications Measurements and CSI Feedback - Measurements and Channel State Information (CSI) feedback are configured using communications between a network and user equipment (UE). The communications includes a first signaling from a network component to the UE indicating one or more reference signal (RS) resource configurations, a second signaling indicating one or more interference measurement (IM) resource configurations, and a third signaling indicating a CSI report configuration, wherein the CSI report configuration indicates a subset of the one or more RS resource configurations and a subset of the one or more IM resource configurations. The UE establishes a RS based measurement according to the subset of the one or more RS resource configurations and an IM according to the subset of the one or more IM resource configurations. The UE then generates and sends to the network a CSI report in accordance with the CSI report configuration and using the RS based measurement and the IM.08-01-2013
20130203432MULTI-RADIO COEXISTENCE - Frequency bands for Industrial Scientific and Medical (ISM) communications are selected to avoid interference with the cellular communication. In one aspect of the disclosure, the frequency bands for Bluetooth/WLAN communication are selected to avoid channels that are within a predetermined distance of a harmonic of a cellular (e.g., wireless wide area network) receive frequency band. That is, a frequency band is selected that is at least a predetermined distance from the cellular receive frequency bands.08-08-2013
20130203433USER AS AN END POINT FOR PROFILING AND OPTIMIZING THE DELIVERY OF CONTENT AND DATA IN A WIRELESS NETWORK - System and method of using user as an end point for profiling and optimizing delivery of content and/or data in a wireless network are disclosed. One embodiment includes a method of content consumption based resource allocation to a user in a wireless network. The method, which may be implemented on a system includes, tracking content consumption in sessions of mobile usage for a user, aggregating or computing statistical data related to the content consumption in the sessions of the mobile usage, and/or facilitating control of the resource allocated to the user in the wireless network based on the statistical data of the content consumption of the user's mobile usage. The sessions of mobile usage for the user can be tracked across multiple mobile devices.08-08-2013
20130203434OPTIMIZING POWER CONSUMPTION OF A BASE STATION - The invention relates to a method comprising the following steps:—measuring (S08-08-2013
20130203431PRESERVING CELL PHONE BATTERY LIFE - A method of operating a mobile electronic device includes connecting, by an electronic device, to a network and transmitting, by the electronic device, at least one communication to the network. The method also includes identifying, by a processor of the electronic device, at least one communication parameter of the at least one communication and determining, by the processor of the electronic device, a first disconnect time as which to disconnect from the network based on the at least one communication parameter identified by the processor. The method further includes disconnecting from the network at the first disconnect time.08-08-2013
20090023453OWA CONVERGED NETWORK ACCESS ARCHITECTURE AND METHOD - As no single wireless network can provide both broadband high-speed radio transmission and seamless full mobility for commercial wireless communications in terms of technology, cost, spectrum and performance, a new wireless converged network access infrastructure based on Open Wireless Architecture (OWA) has been disclosed, wherein the spectrum is separated into low spectrum band (LSB) for wide area seamless mobility networks and high spectrum band (HSB) for very high-speed broadband wireless access systems in order to maximize the spectrum utilization efficiency for the converged multiple wireless access networks of the fully service-oriented wireless communications including multimedia broadcast and multicast service.01-22-2009
20120094682RADIO COMMUNICATION SYSTEM, BASE STATION APPARATUS, TERMINAL APPARATUS, RELAY STATION APPARATUS AND RADIO COMMUNICATION METHOD FOR RADIO COMMUNICATION SYSTEM - A radio communication system including: a base station; a terminal; and a relay station, wherein the base station and the terminal perform radio communication via the relay station, the base station includes: a change unit which changes at least any of a radio resource allocation method for the relay station and the terminal, the radio resource allocation method and a scheduling method, or the radio resource allocation method, the scheduling method and a relay method in the relay station; and a transmission unit which transmits a change notice for notifying the relay station of the change by the change unit, the relay station includes a reception unit which receives the change notice, and the base station, the relay station, and the terminal perform radio communication using at least the radio resources allocating or allocated by the radio resource allocation method after the change.04-19-2012
20120094681SERVICE-BASED APPROACH TO CHANNEL SELECTION AND NETWORK CONFIGURATION FOR TELEVISION WHITE SPACE NETWORKS - A method for managing channel selection in a dynamic spectrum management network includes receiving a spectrum allocation request; based on the source of the spectrum allocation request, checking for available channels; based on the source of the spectrum allocation request, collecting sensing and usage data for the available channels; providing the channel usage data to an entity that transmitted the spectrum allocation request.04-19-2012
20120094680COMMUNICATION SCHEDULING - A method and device for network communication request scheduling is presented. Example embodiments are directed towards the dynamic scheduling of communications based on real time network resource utilization and associated stored statistics.04-19-2012

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