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| Small cell self-validation and provisioning without using backhaul|
Small cell provisioning and validation may be performed, for small cells, in a small cell cluster, based on wireless cellular network connections (i.e., without requiring the use of a backhaul connection). In some implementations, the small cells may communicate with one another using direct device-to-device (d2d) communications.
Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc.
| Method and corresponding device for improved bandwidth utilization|
Method and corresponding device for improved bandwidth utilization featuring optimized transmission of information packets on a backhaul connection, by concatenating a few voip packets into a big packet with optional internal header compression. The concatenated packets are transmitted efficiently through the backhaul channel and rearranged at the receiving side.
Go Net Systems Ltd.
|Method and system of relaying in cellular systems|
A single-hop relay cellular system 300 and a multi-hop relay cellular system 400 including frequency links (102a-f), a backhaul link 104, an access link 106, and a relay base station 108 are provided. The relay base station 108 is configured to interchange a frequency of operation between a first frequency carrier 114a and a second frequency carrier 114b for uplink and downlink transmission.
Signalchip Innovations Private Limited
|Method for wireless backhaul frequency band flexible allocation|
The present invention provides a method for wireless backhaul frequency band flexible allocation. It is able to use the uplink band of fdd band as the wireless backhaul uplink and downlink band of small cells.
Chunghwa Telecom Co., Ltd.
|Method and network node for routing ip packets|
The disclosure provides a method in a network node for routing internet protocol (ip) packets. The method comprises: receiving from a radio access network (ran) node an ip address assignment request originated from a pico-base station (pico-bs) for assigning an ip address to the pico-bs.
Telefonaktiebolaget Lm Ericsson (publ)
|Wireless backhaul method, mobile terminal, and system|
The present invention discloses a first mobile terminal. A receiver receives wireless backhaul data sent by a wireless access point or a micro base station; a processor determines, according to a wireless network connection relationship of the first mobile terminal, at least one wireless backhaul channel for transmitting the wireless backhaul data, where the wireless backhaul channel includes a first access network device connected to a core network device, or a first access network device connected to a core network device, and at least one of the following transit nodes: at least one second mobile terminal or at least one second access network device; and a sender sends the wireless backhaul data to the first access network device according to the wireless backhaul channel, where the first access network device is configured to send the wireless backhaul data to the core network device..
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.
|Automatic network node relay link configuration tool|
The implementation of the relay configuration tool may lead to the rapid deployment of relay links between network nodes. The tool may receive identification information of a donor network node that provides backhaul access to a core network, as well as identification information of a remote network node that is to use the backhaul.
T-mobile Usa, Inc.
|Wireless backhaul configuration|
The disclosure presents a method embodiment, performed in a network node, of coordinating transmission on a backhaul link with transmission on an end-user access link in a wireless network. Transmission is performed in time division duplex, tdd, radio frames transmitted on respective frequency bands on the backhaul link and the end-user access link.
Telefonaktiebolaget Lm Ericsson (publ)
|Registration notification for mobile device management|
Notification of registration of a mobile device with femto coverage for firmware content management is provided. An attachment component that administers location of mobile devices or a femto access point (ap) conveys a notification to a network platform that manages firmware content updates when a mobile device for which firmware update is available hands off from wireless macro coverage onto femto coverage through the femto ap.
At&t Mobility Ii Llc
|Selecting a channel based on backhaul bandwidth|
In some implementations, a base station may determine a bandwidth associated with a backhaul connecting the base station to a network. The base station may select a band in an unlicensed spectrum based at least partly on a scan of at least a portion of the unlicensed spectrum.
T-mobile Usa, Inc.
Active communication session handover between direct and relayed connections
Methods and apparatus to manage communication sessions to handover between a direct connection at a secondary wireless device and a relayed connection to the secondary wireless device via a primary wireless device. A connection manager of a secondary wireless device can trigger transfer of a communication session based on measurements of performance metrics for the communication session.
Communication device and traffic control method
In order to accommodate expansion of a mobile network and detailed qos control, a transmission vxlan header is generated by setting a logical group to which an input packet belongs as a logical network number in the vni field of a vxlan header and setting qos information as traffic control information in a predefined, predetermined field. The generated transmission vxlan header is added to the input packet, which is then output as a vxlan header-added output packet to a mobile backhaul.
Methods and backhaul and access link scheduling in integrated access and backhaul network and synchronized networks
A method, an apparatus, and a computer program product for wireless communication are provided in which a scheduling entity determines a first direction of a backhaul link traffic between a first scheduling entity and a second scheduling entity, and determines a second direction of an access link traffic between the scheduling entity and a user equipment (ue) based on the first direction of the backhaul link traffic to reduce potential interference caused by the access link traffic. The scheduling entity transmits or receives the access link traffic in the second direction utilizing at least one of a same transmission resource of the backhaul link traffic.
Method and transmitting signal via relay backhaul link
A method and a base station (bs) for transmitting a signal, and method and a relay for receiving a signal in a wireless communication system are discussed. The method for transmitting a signal according to an embodiment includes mapping a reference signal to a subframe comprising a first slot and a second slot.
Lg Electronics Inc.
Cell and bandwidth management of backhaul network of cell
A cell and a method and a system for bandwidth management of a backhaul network of the cell, adapted for arranging a routing path of a bearer established between a user equipment and a serving gateway through the cell in the backhaul network, are provided. In the method, the cell connects the user equipment to establish the bearer between the user equipment and the serving gateway or change an established bearer.
Industrial Technology Research Institute
Mitigating constrained backhaul availability between a radio access network (ran) and core network
An example method may include receiving, by a computing device, control plane signaling associated with a first service to be performed by a first communication device, wherein the computing device is within a radio access network (ran) and is in limited communication with a core network via a backhaul connection that is constrained due to a backhaul bottleneck condition. The example method may include conditionally permitting, by the computing device, a first feature of the first service based at least in part on the backhaul bottleneck condition.
Mobile communication system, specific base station, and user terminal
A lte system comprises a enb 200-2 that is a enb shared by a plurality of network operators, and that performs lte communication with a ue in a specific frequency band of which primary use is not allowed by the plurality of network operators. The specific enb 200-2 performs backhaul communication with a enb 200-1 provided in each mobile lte network 1 of the plurality of network operators, via an inter-enb interface 600..
A network node and a method therein for performing comp reception of a transmission from a wireless device
A network node and a method therein for comp reception of a transmission from a wireless device are provided. The method comprises determining (110) an available backhaul capacity of a reception point of the serving rbs and of at least one potential reception point of respective further rbs(s); and determining (120) a received signal quality of a received signal, transmitted from the wireless device, received by the reception point of the serving rbs and received by the at least one potential reception point of the respective further rbs(s).
Telefonaktiebolaget L.m. Ericsson (publ)
Beam steerable communication apparatus
Disclosed is a beam steerable communication apparatus comprising a focusing element with a focal plane, a plurality of antenna elements disposed on the focal plane of the focusing element, a beamforming network which has a plurality of antenna ports and a plurality of beamforming ports, at least one radio frequency transceiver capable to control the phase of carrier frequency signals on its independent outputs, and a baseband modem, wherein each antenna port of the beamforming network is coupled to at least one antenna element, each beamforming port of the beamforming network is coupled to an independent transceiver output, and the phase distribution law formed on the beamforming ports is determined by a baseband modem control commands to the transceivers, said phase distribution law is to combine or distribute signal power on all beamforming ports from or to at least one antenna port of the beamforming network, wherein each radio frequency transceiver includes at least a phase shifter, a tx/rx switch, lna, pa, up and down-conversion mixers, lo generation circuit, receive power combining and transmit power distribution schemes. The technical result of the invention is in the capability of providing efficient beam steering with high gain antennas with all the prospect features of phased antenna arrays, such as the ability to combine/distribute signal power between several rf amplifiers, thus, facilitating linearity requirements and increasing an output power of a transmitter.
Limited Liability Company "radio Gigabit"
Connection establishment in a wireless backhaul network
There is provided means for connecting a client node to a hub node in a wireless backhaul network. Network related operations, administration, and maintenance (oam) system information is acquired by the client node.
Telefonaktiebolaget Lm Ericsson (publ)
Arrangement for choosing transceiver nodes in a mobile telecommunications network
A mobile telecommunications network includes a mobile telecommunications device (1), a plurality of transceiver nodes (5), and control means (21) operable to choose at least one of the transceiver nodes for use by the mobile telecommunications device for uplink communications and to choose at least one of the transceiver nodes for use by the mobile telecommunications device for downlink communications. The control means is operable to choose the at least one of the transceiver nodes for use by the mobile telecommunications device for uplink communications based upon at least one criterion that is independent of received signal power/path loss, such as: the number of the transceiver node antennas; the antenna gain of the or each of the transceiver node antennas; the maximum uplink transmit power allowed by the transceiver node from the mobile telecommunications device; the load of the transceiver node; the backhaul capacity of the transceiver node; and/or the interference level in the uplink to the transceiver node from the mobile telecommunications device.
Vodafone Ip Licensing Limited
System and coordinating uplink transmissions based on backhaul conditions
Embodiments of the present disclosure are directed towards a communications system and uplink transmission method which may dynamically adapt to changing conditions of the backhaul network. A traffic engineering element (tee) is disclosed which receives a request from at least one wireless device for uplink data transmission.
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.
Zero division duplexing mimo radio with adaptable rf and/or baseband cancellation
A intelligent backhaul radio is disclosed, which can operate by zero division duplexing for use in ptp or pmp topologies, providing for significant spectrum usage benefits among other benefits. Specific system architectures and structures to enable active cancellation of multiple transmit signals at multiple receivers within a mimo radio are disclosed.
Cbf Networks, Inc.
Network device and method thereof
The present invention relates to a network device (1) for joint decoding of received signals in a cellular wireless communication system (50) comprising a plurality of spatially distributed base stations (10) interconnected to said network device (1) by means of at least one backhaul interface having a round-trip delay being larger than a transmission interval for a harq cycle of a harq algorithm employed by the cellular wireless communication system (50), said network device (1) comprising a processor ( ) adapted to: receive a plurality of baseband signals (bbss) corresponding to uplink signals received by said plurality of base stations (10) in uplink radio links, said uplink signals being associated with an uplink transmission (ult) from a user device (20); and decode said uplink transmission (ult) from said user device (20) by combining said plurality of baseband signals (bbss).. .
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.
Multiple broadband subscription sharing
In various aspects, the disclosure provides for aggregating bandwidth in broadband subscription services including sending a query to a device and determining that the device is a bridging device; receiving a sharing profile from the bridging device; and routing a first data generated by a local area network (lan) client to an external network over at least the bridging device using the sharing profile or over a backhaul link; and, in various aspects, further including receiving a second data from the external network over at least the bridging device using the sharing profile or over the backhaul link, wherein the second data is received in response to the first data; and routing the second data to the lan client.. .
Methods and apparatuses for providing quality of service dependent services to mobile clients in multiple backhaul environments
In one aspect, wireless communications may be provided by routing packets from a wireless communication device to a wide area network via a first network, wherein the packets comprise data for a first service and a second service. Upon determining that a second network is assigned as a default network, data for the first service and the second service may be selectively assigned the to the first network or the second network based at least in part upon whether the second network is assigned as the default network and further based at least in part on a quality of service requirement of the first service and the second service respectively.
Mobile relay, means of transportation comprising same, and terminal operated by mobile relay
The mobile relay according to one embodiment of the present invention comprises: a base station communication unit for transmitting/receiving data to/from a base station through a backhaul link; a sensing unit for sensing the state of the backhaul link; a control unit for determining a transmission mode and a transmission format for a terminal in view of the sensed state of the backhaul link; and a terminal communication unit for transmitting the determined transmission mode and transmission format to the terminal.. .
Industry-academic Cooperation Foundation, Dankook University
Method and providing connection with radio access network through wireless backhaul
The present disclosure relates to a pre-5th-generation (5g) or 5g communication system to be provided for supporting higher data rates beyond 4th-generation (4g) communication system such as long term evolution (lte). According to the present disclosure, a method for providing a connection with a radio access network via a wireless backhaul comprises determining one of a first state in which a first node connected with the radio access network is operated using all of beams and a second state in which the first node is operated using an beam of the first node determined in the first state as an operation mode of the first node and providing, by the first node, the connection with the radio access network to a radio access node in the determined operation mode..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd
Multi-hop small cell auto discovery for software defined networking-enabled radio access network
Concepts and technologies are described herein for multi-hop small cell auto discovery for software-defined networking (“sdn”)-enabled radio access networks (“rans”). According to one aspect of the concepts and technologies disclosed herein, a small cell ran node can include a network backhaul link connected to a further small cell radio access network node operating within a ran controlled, at least in part, by a sdn controller.
At&t Intellectual Property I, L.p.
Systems and methods for data offload in wireless networks
Systems, methods, and apparatuses for radio resource control (rrc) signaling in wireless communication networks with data offload are provided. The radio configuration messages from a small cell to a dual connection ue may be sent by an overlay macro e-utran node-b (enb).
Method and network node for routing backhaul packets
The disclosure provides a method and a radio access network node for routing backhaul packets. The method comprises: forwarding to a core network node an attach request originated from a user equipment (ue); receiving from the core network node a response message indicating that the ue is a backhaul ue, the response message containing an attach response destined to the ue; and routing, upon receiving an internet protocol (ip) packet from the ue, the ip packet based on a destination ip address of the ip packet..
Telefonaktiebolaget Lm Ericsson (publ)
Interference cancellation in microwave backhaul systems
A first microwave backhaul assembly comprises a first antenna, a front-end circuit, an inter-backhaul-assembly interface circuit, and an interference cancellation circuit. The first antenna is operable to receive a first microwave signal.
System and frequency reuse for wireless point-to-point backhaul
A system and method for frequency reuse for wireless point-to-point backhaul. Frequency reuse is enabled through the cancellation of interfering signals generated by interference sources.
Maxlinear Asia Singapore Pte Ltd
Radio with interference measurement during a blanking interval
A backhaul radio is disclosed that operates in multipath propagation environments such as obstructed los conditions with uncoordinated interference sources in the same operating band. Such a backhaul radio may use a combination of interference mitigation procedures across multiple of the frequency, time, spatial and cancellation domains.
Cbf Networks, Inc.
Systems and methods of backhaul optimization
Various embodiments provide for systems and methods of backhaul optimization. An exemplary system comprises a plurality of low power cells and a connector node.
Aviat U.s., Inc.
Andsf parameters for wlan network selection
Embodiments describe systems, methods, and apparatuses for identifying, based at least in part on an access network discovery and selection function (andsf) quality of service (qos) policy, a preferred access point (ap) of a wireless local area network (wlan). In some embodiments, the andsf qos policy may be compared to one or more of an air-interface congestion parameter of the ap, and/or a backhaul congestion parameter of the ap..
Internet service provider management platform
Some embodiments include an internet service provider (isp) system capable of delegating network policy configuration tasks to isp franchisee accounts. For example, the isp system can establish, via a backhaul channel, a network tunnel from an access point hosting a local area network (lan) to a gateway server connected to a wide area network (wan).
Dual connectivity for user equipment having one carrier sending capability
The present disclosure describes systems and techniques relating to wireless communications by devices that include a communication device including: a radio unit configured to communicate wirelessly in accordance with a wireless communication system; and a controller coupled with the radio unit, the controller configured to (i) obtain a time division uplink resource that indicates both a first set of time slots and a second set of time slots, which are different than the first set, to support dual connectivity with a macro cell station and a micro cell station of the wireless communication system in which the macro cell station and the micro cell station are coupled with each other through a non-ideal backhaul, (ii) send first feedback data to the macro cell station using the first set of time slots, and (iii) send second feedback data to the micro cell station using the second set of time slots.. .
Marvell World Trade Ltd.
Mobile communication system and mobile communication method
An anchor radio base station 310a comprises: an interface 315 a that notifies a non-anchor radio base station 310b of bit precision of an uplink signal before decoding, the uplink signal before decoding being to be transmitted through a backhaul network; and a control unit 316a that performs selective synthesis of the uplink signal before decoding received from the non-anchor radio base station 310b, and the uplink signal before decoding received from ue 10. The non-anchor radio base station 310b comprises: an interface 315b that transmits the uplink signal before decoding to the anchor radio base station 310a according to the bit precision notified by the anchor radio base station 310a..
System and method to manage network utilization according to wireless backhaul and radio access network conditions
An example method is provided in one example embodiment and may include monitoring a plurality of wireless backhaul links associated with a radio access network (ran); receiving an indication of a change in operating conditions for a first wireless backhaul link of the plurality of wireless backhaul links; determining utilization of the first wireless backhaul link based on the indication of the change in operating conditions; assessing an available capacity of each of the plurality of wireless backhaul links; and adjusting cellular loading in the ran based, at least in part, on the utilization of the first wireless backhaul link and the available capacity of each of the plurality of wireless backhaul links.. .
Cisco Technology, Inc.
Multipoint radio link control (rlc) coordinator for loosely coordinated multipoint communications
backhaul resource utilization efficiency can be improved by performing lower-layer decoding of uplink transmissions at access points to obtain transport blocks carried by the uplink transmissions, and then strategically scheduling the transport blocks over backhaul links extending between the access points and network nodes. Upon reception, the network nodes may perform radio link control (rlc) decoding of the transport blocks to obtain the uplink data.
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.
Modular microwave backhaul outdoor unit
A microwave backhaul system may comprise a monolithic integrated circuit comprising an on-chip transceiver, digital baseband processing circuitry, and auxiliary interface circuitry. The on-chip transceiver may process a microwave signal from an antenna element to generate a first pair of quadrature baseband signals and convey the first pair of phase-quadrature baseband signals to the digital baseband processing circuitry.
Base station, small cell, and scheduling communications link resource
The present invention relates to a base station, a small cell, and a method for scheduling a communications link resources. A first small cell reports load information and channel state information of a channel between the first small cell and a neighboring second small cell to a base station.
Huawei Technologies Co.,ltd.
Papr reduction in a microwave backhaul outdoor unit
Aspects of methods and systems for papr reduction in a microwave backhaul outdoor unit are provided.. .
Point-to-point radio apparatus, mobile backhaul system, and communication control method
A point-to-point radio apparatus (10a or 10b) is configured to perform a first channel search (s12) to search for an idle channel available to use in a first point-to-point radio link (11a) in response to receiving a first notification (s11) indicating that a second point-to-point radio link (11e) operated by another point-to-point radio system (1e) is unavailable. This contributes to, for example, efficient channel searches in point-to-point radio systems..
Traffic flow migration in backhaul networks
Aspects of the disclosure relate to network management and routing protocols in communication networks, including but not limited to wireless communication networks including integrated-access-backhaul (iab) nodes within an iab network. In some examples, one or more traffic flows between an iab node and a remote network may be migrated from a first tunnel associated with a first network routing domain to a second tunnel associated with a second routing domain in accordance with route information pertaining to each of the network routing domains.
Processing of message beacons in a wireless device
Systems and methods are disclosed for improving the processing of message beacons in a wireless device. The method may include receiving a signal at a first transceiver associated with a first radio access technology (rat), determining whether the received signal is a message beacon signal, selecting a second transceiver associated with a second rat for message beacon backhaul transmission based on policy criteria, directing the received signal by diverting the received signal to the selected transceiver in response to a determination that the received signal is a message beacon signal, and transmitting a message beacon backhaul transmission to an external device using the selected transceiver..
Management of network routing domains in communication networks
Aspects of the disclosure relate to network management in communication networks, including but not limited to wireless communication networks including integrated access and backhaul (iab) nodes within an iab backhaul network. For example, a network node may determine to integrate a peer node, to which the network node has physical connectivity, into a network routing domain of which the routing node is a member.
Method, apparatus, and system for processing interference in massive multiple-input multiple-output system
The present invention relates to the field of communications technologies, and discloses a method, an apparatus, and a system for suppressing interference in a massive multiple-input multiple-output system, which overcome a disadvantage of sensitivity to a backhaul delay during an inter-cell interference cancellation process in an existing massive multiple-input multiple-output system. A specific embodiment of the present invention includes: obtaining channel correlation matrixes of all links, and further calculating a combined outer precoder set according to the channel correlation matrixes, where each combined outer precoder includes at least one outer precoder, and the outer precoder is a semi-unitary matrix and is not sensitive to a backhaul delay.
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.
System and mobile data expansion
A data expansion system that provides continuum of discrete wireless small cell coverage areas for mobile terminals includes a set of roadway reflectors configured to provide wireless broadband data services to a mobile terminal. Each reflector includes processing circuitry configured to establish communications between the mobile terminal and a backhaul network.
Neutronic Perpetual Innovations Operating, Llc
Pre-assembled cell site sector
A pre-assembled cell sector radio assembly, which may be assembled and tested prior to shipment to the field, is provided. A cell sector radio assembly includes a frame, the frame including a first vertical frame element and a plurality of equipment mounts welded to the first vertical frame element; at least one cellular base station antenna mounted on the frame; at least one cellular radio, mounted on one of the plurality of equipment mounts; and rf cables connecting the cellular radio to the cellular base station antenna.
Commscope Technologies Llc