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Date/App# patent app List of recent Backhaul-related patents
02/04/16
20160037552 
 Method and apparatus to adapt the number of harq processes in a distributed network topology patent thumbnailnew patent Method and apparatus to adapt the number of harq processes in a distributed network topology
A system includes a downlink transmitter unit, a downlink scheduler unit, and an uplink receiver unit. At least one of the units is located at a physically separate location from others of the units, and the at least one of the units communicates with the others of the units over a backhaul.
Zte (tx) Inc.


02/04/16
20160037511 
 Coordinated multipoint joint transmission with relaxed backhaul requirements patent thumbnailnew patent Coordinated multipoint joint transmission with relaxed backhaul requirements
A method for coordinated multipoint transmission includes collecting, in a serving comp-ma, channel state information, csis, reported by terminals served by enbs within a cooperating set. The serving comp-ma selects dominant interferers as candidate transmitting enbs for a terminal.
Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy


02/04/16
20160037422 
 Radio access management system and method patent thumbnailnew patent Radio access management system and method
A radio access management system includes a radio access network including a number of base stations, a backhaul network to which the base stations are connected via backhaul links, and a backhaul resource controller configured to acquire information about both the load of the radio access network and of the backhaul network and to at least one of suggest or enforce handovers of user terminals connected to the base stations based on the acquired load information.. .
Nec Europe Ltd.


02/04/16
20160037358 
 Relay station, relay method, radio communication system, and radio communication apparatus patent thumbnailnew patent Relay station, relay method, radio communication system, and radio communication apparatus
A relay node in a mobile communication network for relaying communications between a base station and a mobile terminal. The relay node includes a first communication unit that communicates with the base station via a backhaul link using at least one of a first modulation method and a first multiplexing method, and a second communication unit that communicates with the mobile terminal via an access link using at least one of a second modulation method and a second multiplexing method.
Sony Corporation


01/28/16
20160029285 
 System and  mobile data expansion patent thumbnailSystem 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, Llc


01/21/16
20160021597 
 Optimizing packet/frame forwarding or routing in a wireless backhaul transport system patent thumbnailOptimizing packet/frame forwarding or routing in a wireless backhaul transport system
Systems and methods are described for providing wireless backhaul transport. One element of the system is a highly integrated radio transceiver, including an integrated antenna.
Google Inc.


01/21/16
20160020844 
 Systems and methods for wireless backhaul transport patent thumbnailSystems and methods for wireless backhaul transport
Systems and methods are described for providing wireless backhaul transport. One element of the system is a highly integrated radio transceiver, including an integrated antenna.
Google Inc.


01/14/16
20160014836 
 Techniques to facilitate dual connectivity patent thumbnailTechniques to facilitate dual connectivity
Examples are disclosed for facilitating dual connectivity for user equipment (ue) in a wireless network. The examples include establishing a backhaul link between base stations serving as primary and secondary cells for separate ue connections to management or gateway entities for the wireless network.
Intel Ip College Blvd.


01/14/16
20160014754 
 Method and  allocating a control channel resource of a relay node in a backhaul subframe patent thumbnailMethod and allocating a control channel resource of a relay node in a backhaul subframe
A method and apparatus for configuring a control channel between a first transceiver and a second transceiver in a communication system are provided. The method includes generating, by the first transceiver, a signaling message including information for the control channel; transmitting, by the first transceiver, the signaling message including information for the control channel to the second transceiver; generating, by the first transceiver, the control channel based on the information for the control channel; and transmitting, by the first transceiver, the generated control channel to the second transceiver, wherein the information for the control channel includes resource assignment information, and reference signal information..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


01/14/16
20160014650 
 Handover methods and apparatus patent thumbnailHandover methods and apparatus
Methods and apparatus for supporting handovers which are hidden from a mobility management entity (mme) as well as handovers which are not hidden from the mme are described. A gateway, e.g., a home gateway (hgw), in a communications system acts as a concentration point for a plurality of small cell henbs.
Luminate Wireless, Inc.


01/14/16
20160014634 

Cellular network backhaul oversubscription


Methods and computing systems for determining a committed information rate for a plurality of cell sites are described. Data associated with throughput of combined voice and data traffic communicated between a core network and the plurality of cellular sites is received.
T-mobile Usa, Inc.


01/14/16
20160014626 

Method and performing data transmission in wireless communication system


A method for and apparatus for performing data transmission in a wireless communication system is provided. A wireless device performs a radio resource control (rrc) connection procedure with a macro cell having a first frequency, performs a radio resource management (rrm) measurement on a small cell having a second frequency or a third frequency, and reporting a result of the rrm measurement to the macro cell; and receives data via the second frequency or the third frequency of the tp, the data is consecutive data relayed from an initial transmission of the macro cell, wherein the macro cell and the small cell are connected with a fast backhaul by using air interface..
Lg Electronics Inc.


01/14/16
20160014586 

Vehicular small cell data transport and emergency services


Aspects of using a small cell deployed in a vehicle are provided. For example, identifying the location of a wireless device includes enabling communication with a positioning server (e.g., enhanced serving mobile location center (e-smlc)) in a home network using a positioning protocol, wherein the communication is enabled using a wireless backhaul connection to a serving network, receiving a location request from the positioning server for the location of the wireless device connected to the small cell and associated with an emergency call, determining location information for the wireless device, and providing, to the positioning server through the communication, the location information.
Qualcomm Incorporated


01/14/16
20160014572 

Method and providing dual protocol mbms for facilitating ipv4 to ipv6 migration in e-utran


A method of facilitating multimedia broadcast multicast services (mbms) in a communications network including one or more first evolved node bs (enbs) having backhaul interfaces for a first internet protocol (ip) version and one or more second enbs having backhaul interfaces for a second ip version includes receiving, at a first network element, an initial mbms content stream; generating, at the first network element, based on the initial mbms content stream, a first mbms content stream and a second mbms content stream; transmitting the first mbms content stream from the first network element to the one or more first enbs using a first ip multicast address of the first ip version; and transmitting the second mbms content stream from the first network element to the one or more second enbs using a second ip multicast address of the second ip version.. .

01/14/16
20160014544 

Machine type communication aggregator apparatus and method


(rans) can be used to connect the mtc aggregators to the mtc application server. Four aspects of a machine-type-communication aggregator apparatus and method are disclosed: (1) the lte mobile network is used as the backhaul and lte is also used for aggregator rat; (2) the lte mobile network is used as the backhaul and wifi is used for aggregator rat; (3) mobile relay based aggregation; and (4) multi-tier hierarchical aggregators.

01/14/16
20160014030 

Methods and nodes for handling congestion in backhaul networks


The present invention relates to nodes and method in such nodes of a radio access network or a backhaul network connected to the radio access network comprising a number of radio base station nodes being connected to the backhaul network comprising communication paths for transferring data packets. There are nodes configured to support the performing of a method involving receiving a notification indicating congestion in one or more data paths of the backhaul network and deciding based on current radio information and data path information to initiate handover of data packet traffic from one radio base station to another radio base station for solving the congestion problem in the indicated one or more data communication paths..
Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)


01/14/16
20160013912 

Method and allocating a control channel resource of a relay node in a backhaul subframe


A method and apparatus for configuring a control channel between a first transceiver and a second transceiver in a communication system are provided. The method includes generating, by the first transceiver, a signaling message including information for the control channel; transmitting, by the first transceiver, the signaling message including information for the control channel to the second transceiver; generating, by the first transceiver, the control channel based on the information for the control channel; and transmitting, by the first transceiver, the generated control channel to the second transceiver, wherein the information for the control channel includes resource allocation information, and information related to whether interleaving applied and a type of reference signal..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


01/14/16
20160013911 

Method and allocating a control channel resource of a relay node in a backhaul subframe


A method and an apparatus for configuring a control channel between a first transceiver and a second transceiver in a communication system are provided. The method includes generating, by the first transceiver, a signaling message including information for the control channel; transmitting, by the first transceiver, the signaling message including information for the control channel to the second transceiver; generating, by the first transceiver, the control channel based on the information for the control channel; and transmitting, by the first transceiver, the generated control channel to the second transceiver at a subframe configured as a subframe associated with the control channel, wherein the information for the control channel includes resource assignment information, and information regarding that if interleaving is applied..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


01/14/16
20160013910 

Method and allocating a control channel resource of a relay node in a backhaul subframe


A method and apparatus for configuring a control channel between a first transceiver and a second transceiver in a communication system are provided. The method includes generating, by the first transceiver, a signaling message including information for the control channel; transmitting, by the first transceiver, the signaling message including information for the control channel to the second transceiver; generating, by the first transceiver, the control channel based on the information for the control channel; and transmitting, by the first transceiver, the generated control channel to the second transceiver, wherein the information for the control channel includes resource assignment information, and information regarding that if interleaving is applied..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


01/14/16
20160013831 

Full duplex backhaul radio with mimo antenna array


A intelligent backhaul radio have an advanced antenna system for use in ptp or pmp topologies. The antenna system provides a significant diversity benefit.
Cbf Networks, Inc.


01/07/16
20160007488 

Connection box, main box, and base station transceiver


Embodiments provide a connection box, a main box, and a base station transceiver. The connection box 10 of the base station transceiver 100is operable for connecting a backhaul processing component of the base station transceiver 100 to a backhaul access system of a mobile communication system.

01/07/16
20160007393 

Method and establishing a backhaul link


A method and radio base station for enabling establishment of backhaul links a method is performed by a first communication network node for establishing a backhaul link (bh) between the first communication network node and a second communication network node (200, 200′, 202, 400), wherein one of the first communication network node and the second communication network node is associated to a backhaul network (220). The second communication network node is detected (500), an address of the second communication network node is determined (502), preferably, an ip-address or an ethernet-address.
Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)


01/07/16
20160007371 

Physical layer (phy) design for a low latency millimeter wave (mmw) backhaul system


A method and apparatus are disclosed for establishing a low latency millimeter wave (mmw) backhaul connection. A base station may receive a mmw relay schedule from an evolved node b (enb) within one long term evolution (lte) scheduling interval.
Interdigital Patent Holdings, Inc.


01/07/16
20160007337 

Methods and network nodes for performing a joint reception in a cellular radio communication network


The disclosure relates to cellular radio communication systems, and especially to performing a joint reception of uplink transmissions from user equipment devices ue1, ue2. A serving node and a cooperating node is described together with methods performed by each node.
Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)


01/07/16
20160007273 

Techniques to create, update, disseminate, and use dynamic subset backhaul channel lists in a mesh network


A mesh network includes a controller, root access points (aps), and mesh aps assigned to different groups of aps. The controller creates for each group a distinct subset channel list of backhaul channels used by root aps of the group that are connected to the controller.
Cisco Technology, Inc.


01/07/16
20160007227 

Sharing of radio resources between a backhaul link and a radio access network


Systems and methods are presented for effectively sharing a plurality of radio transceiver chains between a backhaul link and a radio access network (ran), in which there is a wireless base station (bs) with some number of radio transceiver chains, the system initially allocates such chains between the backhaul link and the ran according to some criterion, the system dynamically monitors the performance of the backhaul link and ran to detect any deficiencies in desired levels of performance, and the system then reallocates the radio transceiver chains between the backhaul link and the ran in a manner calculated to help achieve the desired levels of performance. Optionally and in various embodiments, the digital signals to and from the backhaul link, or to and from the ran, may be mimo signals, mrc signals, mmse signals, or ml signals..
Redline Innovations Group, Inc.


01/07/16
20160006500 

Satellite packet network for cellular backhaul of access point devices


Communication services can be provided through utilization of wireless access points that are connected to the core network (e.g., evolved packet core (epc) of a long term evolution lte cellular system) via a set of satellite links. The efficiency of the satellite space segment is increased by employing an orthogonal frequency division multiple access (ofdma) and a scheduling scheme based on traffic demand, satellite channel conditions, and/or quality of service (qos) requirement of a data flow.
At&t Intellectual Property I, L.p.


01/07/16
20160006498 

Method and transmitting control information from relay node on backhaul uplink


According to one embodiment of the present invention, the method for transmitting control information from a relay node to a base station on a backhaul link comprises the steps of: determining whether one time slot of a backhaul uplink subframe from the relay node to the base station is a first type slot having transmitted symbol with guard time set or a second type slot without guard time set; diffusing the control information in a time domain using a first length sequence for the first type slot or a second length sequence for the second type slot; mapping the diffused control information on at least one slot from the first type slot or the second type slot; and transmitting the backhaul uplink subframe having more than one slot from the first type slot or the second type slot wherein the control information is mapped.. .
Lg Electronics Inc.


12/31/15
20150382349 

Sector individual control of access to a cell of a mobile network


For controlling random access individually for a given sector of a cell (10), a transmission delay of a backhaul connection (b1, b2, b3, b4) of a radio station (200-1, 200-2, 200-3, 200-4) serving the sector of the cell (10) is determined. Depending on the transmission delay, at least one time window is determined.
Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)


12/31/15
20150382347 

System and joint scheduling in dual-carrier wireless backhaul networks


A system and method for joint scheduling in a dual-carrier fixed wireless backhaul network is disclosed, wherein the primary carrier is a licensed band, and the secondary carrier is an unlicensed or lower cost shared carrier. The network comprises a plurality of hub modules, each serving a cluster of one or more remote backhaul modules (rbms).
Blinq Wireless Inc.


12/31/15
20150382272 

Unlicensed spectrum offload architecture for small-cell base stations


A small cell base station and method are disclosed for directing packets for the conversion of an internet protocol backhaul communications link into an rf transmit and simultaneously an rf receive signal into an internet protocol backhaul communications link between different air interface technologies. Packets are directed between licensed and unlicensed spectrum according to criteria that are implemented in algorithms running on electronic processors.
Intel Corporation


12/31/15
20150382214 

System and reception mode switching in dual-carrier wireless backhaul networks


A system and method for reception mode switching in a dual-carrier fixed wireless backhaul network is disclosed. The primary carrier is a licensed band.
Blinq Wireless Inc.


12/31/15
20150381288 

Power supply circuit and power supply panel


Embodiments of the present invention provide a power supply circuit and panel. The power supply circuit includes: a power supply module (10), a switch module (20), which is separately connected to the power supply module (10), a terminal device, and the distribution point, and is connected to the distribution point and the terminal device when the distribution point does not need to be supplied with power, and is connected to the power supply module (10) and the distribution point when the distribution point needs to be supplied with power; a control module (30), an isolation module (40)and a service backhaul module (50), which is separately connected to the isolation module (40) and the terminal device, and outputs the external service to the terminal device when the distribution point needs to be supplied with power.
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.


12/31/15
20150381241 

Cooperative communication method in cellular wireless communication system and terminal for performing the method


Provided is a coordinated communication method in which a plurality of cells cooperate to perform multi-antenna transmission and reception in a cellular wireless communication system. A terminal wirelessly transmits channel state information (csi) feedback to a serving cell and at least one coordinating cell.
Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute


12/24/15
20150373672 

Method and network element for managing backhaul resources


It is provided a method for managing backhaul resources, comprising accessing a radio network via a first radio technology 401 and providing first backhaul resources 404 allocated to the first radio technology 401. Moreover the method may comprise accessing the radio network via a second radio technology 402 and providing second backhaul resources 405 allocated to the second radio technology 402, wherein the second radio technology is based on wi-fi technology.
Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy


12/24/15
20150373615 

Base station sharing air interface resources between access and backhaul


Base stations with shared air interface between access and backhaul are provided. One method of base station communication includes allocating air interface resources of between mobile access links and backhaul links, receiving packets, routing, when the packets were received on a first backhaul link, the packets to a queue of a second backhaul link for transmission on select air interface resources, routing, when the packets were received on a third backhaul link, the packets using a routing layer function to a higher layer function, routing, when the packets were received from a first mobile access link, the packets to a queue of a fourth backhaul link for transmission on select air interface resources, and routing, when the packets were received from a fifth backhaul link, the packets to a queue of a second mobile link for transmission on select air interface resources..
Qualcomm Incorporated


12/24/15
20150372738 

Transmit co-channel spectrum sharing


An intelligent backhaul system is disclosed for deployment in the presence of existing radio systems. A backhaul system for co-channel deployment with existing licensed and unlicensed wireless networks, including conventional cellular backhaul radios, common carrier fixed point-to-point microwave service, private operational fixed point-to-point microwave service and other fcc 47 c.f.r.
Cbf Networks, Inc.


12/17/15
20150365959 

A protection system for wireless nlos backhaul


A protection system, configured for switching between backhaul technologies for upholding a communication in a wireless backhaul network, to a main node, to a dependent node, and a method for switching between backhaul technologies for upholding a communication. The protection system comprises a main node and a dependent node, wherein the main node and the dependent node are configured for communicating with each other via a backhaul channel, and a switching unit configured for selecting a backhaul technology for a communication via the backhaul channel, wherein at least one of the main node and the dependent node are further configured for measuring a quality parameter of the backhaul channel, wherein the switching unit is further configured for switching the backhaul technology selected for the communication via the backhaul channel to a predefined backhaul technology dependent on the quality parameter measured..
Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)


12/17/15
20150365867 

Traffic offload


A wireless telecommunications method, network nodes and a computer program product are disclosed. The wireless telecommunications method comprises: mapping at least some user plane traffic only from a first transmission path supporting communications between user equipment and a first base station to a second transmission path supporting simultaneous communications between the user equipment and a second base station; providing data protection configuration information used to encode the at least some user plane traffic transmitted over the second transmission path between the user equipment and the second base station; and transmitting the at least some user plane traffic encoded using the data protection configuration information over the second transmission path.
Alcatel Lucent


12/17/15
20150365866 

System and dual-band backhaul radio


A method and system are provided. The system includes a communication system including a first transmitter/receiver operating on a first frequency and a second transmitter/receiver operating on a second frequency.
Mimosa Networks, Inc.


12/17/15
20150365790 

Positioning beacons with wireless backhaul


A method includes establishing, at a positioning beacon, a wireless backhaul connection to a communication network; receiving, at the positioning beacon, scheduling information for a positioning reference signal (prs) from the communication network over the wireless backhaul; and transmitting, from the positioning beacon, the prs according to the scheduling information.. .
Qualcomm Incorporated


12/10/15
20150358959 

Managing perfomance of a wireless network using backhaul metrics


The present disclosure presents aspects for managing performance of a wireless network. For example, the aspects may include identifying a backhaul condition at a small cell in the wireless network wherein the backhaul condition is associated with one or more of a backhaul latency measurement, a backhaul error rate, or a backhaul jitter value at the small cell and triggering an action at the small cell in response to identifying the backhaul condition at the small cell, wherein triggering the action at the small cell includes modifying one or more resource management parameters at the small cell based on the backhaul condition.
Qualcomm Incorporated


12/10/15
20150358340 

Method, apparatus and system for realizing security detection in heterogeneous network


Provided are a method, apparatus and system for realizing security detection in a heterogeneous network. Ue establishes cross-evolved nodeb (enb) double/multiple connections with a menb and a lpn in an access network which is a kind of heterogeneous network, the lpn is responsible for data distribution, and the distribution is layered by rb; the menb receives a report message from the lpn through a backhaul interface between the menb and the lpn, and the report message contains the data count sent/received between the lpn and the ue; and the menb transmits cp information with the ue to compare the data counts actually sent/received between the access network and the ue to detect whether there is insertion of an attacker or not.
Zte Corporation


12/10/15
20150358252 

Media stream management


In a method and system for managing at least one media stream from a media source to a media destination, where the media stream passes through at least one network, providing a media manager for managing the media stream and the at least one network for performing at least one of the management functions bandwidth management, media hairpin detection, media path control, equal access or preventing media backhauling. In the media manager at least one of the media stream information types media routing, receive transport address, routed receive transport address, source network, destination network, media stream identifier, or bandwidth of the media stream is stored for a time period during which the media stream exists in the at least one network.
Genband Us Llc


12/10/15
20150358140 

Method for configuring a backhaul link subframe in a wireless communication system to which a carrier aggregation scheme is applied and an the same


A method for configuring a backhaul link subframe in a wireless communication system to which a carrier aggregation scheme is applied and an apparatus for the same are disclosed. The method comprises determining one of a plurality of subframe configurations as a first subframe configuration for a primary component carrier allocated to the relay node; configuring subframe configuration candidates for one or more secondary component carriers allocated to the relay node on the basis of the determined first subframe configuration; determining a second subframe configuration for each of the one or more secondary component carriers by using the configured subframe configuration candidates; and transmitting and receiving a signal to and from the relay node in accordance with the first subframe configuration and the second subframe configuration..
Lg Electronics Inc.


12/10/15
20150358082 

Fiber/wireless hybrid solution


Methods and systems are described for a hybrid fiber/wireless network. The network includes a first cluster of individual data plan subscribers interconnected with a first fiber communication network, a second cluster of individual data plan subscribers interconnected with a second fiber communication network, a backhaul wireless communication device coupled to the first fiber communication network, a backhaul network point in wireless communication with the backhaul wireless communication device, and a point-to-point wireless communication link formed between the first and second fiber communication networks..
Vivint, Inc.


12/10/15
20150358057 

Interference alignment based precoding reducing bandwidth of the backhaul network


A method and a first radio node (110) for determining a first precoder to be used by the first radio node (110) for sending a transmission to a second radio node (120) are disclosed. The first radio node (110) measures (301) a set of cross-channel responses.
Telefonaktiebolaget Lm Ericsson (publ)


12/03/15
20150351154 

Small cell base station dtx mode


The present disclosure is directed to a system and method for transitioning small cell base stations out of a discontinuous transmission (dtx) mode. The system and method comprise monitoring at the small cell base stations uplink transmissions from user terminals (uts) to a macrocell base station while the small cell base stations are in the dtx mode.
Broadcom Corporation


12/03/15
20150351082 

Method and apparatuses for using channelk state information reference signals


In a wireless communication system, a wireless device is identified as being a relay device. A channel state information reference signal (csi-rs) configuration is selected such that at least one csi-rs can be transmitted to the wireless device in a subset of subframes assigned to relay backhaul transmissions..
Qualcomm Incorporated


12/03/15
20150350920 

Self-organizing wireless backhaul among cellular access points


Described herein are techniques preparing a wireless backhaul among cellular access points. The cellular access points may obtain either (i) locations of themselves and other devices or (ii) instructions for adjusting position of wireless transceivers of the cellular access points.
T-mobile Usa, Inc.


12/03/15
20150350919 

Adaptation of enhanced inter-cell interference coordination configuration


In a wireless communication system, a cell may perform a method for adapting a long-term or short-term almost blank subframe (abs) configuration, including determining, by the cell, a current neighbor cell deployment state, and adapting a long-term downlink abs configuration of the cell based on the current neighbor cell deployment state. The current neighbor cell deployment state may include, for example, a number of neighbor cells, signal strengths of the neighbor cells, or a number of users being served in cell range expansion (cre), which may be determined using a neighbor listen module, receiving measurement reports from ues, or receiving reports from small cell neighbors via a backhaul.
Qualcomm Incorporated


12/03/15
20150350364 

Federated cache network


A system and method, called federated cache network (fcn), places and optimizes content caches located in an access or backhaul network of a network service provider or multiple system operator. A fcn comprises a trunk cache and a plurality of branch caches and leaf caches.
Badu Networks Inc.


11/26/15
20150341948 

Method and uplink backhaul scheduling


A method and apparatus can be configured to receive a first scheduling request. The first scheduling request corresponds to a request for a first access point to process data.
Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy


11/26/15
20150341827 

Method and electronic device for managing data flow


An apparatus and a method of managing a data flow in an electronic device is provided. The method includes monitoring a tethering including monitoring a tethering state using a first data flow connected to a first backhaul in a tethering group, determining whether a new data flow is added according to the monitored tethering state, selecting an auxiliary terminal including a second backhaul from among one or more terminals in the tethering group and generating a second data flow connected to the second backhaul, and configuring one of the first data flow and the second data flow according to the tethering state and a state of data that is to be transmitted through one of the first data flow and the second data flow..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


11/19/15
20150334750 

Multi-egress backhaul


A method for providing increased backhaul capacity in an ad-hoc mesh network is disclosed. The method involves attaching a mobile base station in an ad-hoc mesh network to a macro cell; measuring at least one of a backhaul signal quality with the macro cell and a throughput to the macro cell; reporting information, including a signal quality parameter, a physical position of the mobile base station, a cell identifier of the macro cell, and the measured throughput, to a coordinating node; determining if the connection between the mobile base station and the macro cell is currently in use by the ad-hoc mesh network, and whether the link exceeds a minimum quality threshold; and sending, to the mobile base station, an instruction to advertise a connection from the mobile base station to the macro cell to other nodes in the ad-hoc mesh network..
Parallel Wireless, Inc.


11/19/15
20150334611 

System and identifying target denb cell


Disclosed are a system and a method for identifying a target denb cell for handing over to the target denb cell during an inband operation of 3gpp(3rd generation partnership project) rel-12 mobile relay node. A donor denb combines two basic downlink backhaul subframe patterns on the basis of the basic downlink backhaul subframe patterns to configure a downlink backhaul subframe pattern corresponding to a backhaul link operated at the same frequency as that of an access link, and identifies the target donor denb cell for handing over on the basis of the downlink backhaul subframe..
Ericsson-lg Co., Ltd.


11/19/15
20150334604 

Apparatus and handover for base stations with cellular backhaul


Control of handover management at a first base station in a cellular network is provided. A separate, provisioning base station of the cellular network may provide the first base station with a radio backhaul interface to a core network part of the cellular network.
Vodafone Ip Licensing Limited


11/19/15
20150334033 

Data transmission method and related apparatus


Embodiments of the present invention disclose a data transmission method and a related apparatus, which are used to implement compression of data transmitted on a backhaul to increase throughput of the backhaul. The method in the embodiments of the present invention includes: parsing a received internet protocol (ip) data packet to obtain a transmission network protocol header, a transmission tunneling protocol header, a user data protocol header, and user application layer data; compressing the transmission tunneling protocol header, the user data protocol header, and the user application layer data to obtain a compressed transmission network protocol payload; using the transmission network protocol header to encapsulate the compressed transmission network protocol payload to obtain a compressed ip data packet; and sending the compressed ip data packet to a decoding device in a core network or in a base station..
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.


11/19/15
20150333873 

Method and device for setting backhaul link subframe in wireless communication system having carrier aggregation technique applied thereto


Disclosed in the present invention is a method for a base station to set a backhaul link subframe for a relay node in a wireless communication system, to which a carrier aggregation technique is applied. More particularly, the present invention comprises the steps of: determining one of the plurality of subframe settings as a first subframe setting for a main component carrier allocated to the relay node; composing subframe setting candidates for one or more subcomponent carriers allocated to the relay node, one the basis of the determined first subframe setting; and determining a second subframe setting for each of the one or more subcomponent carriers, using the composed subframe setting candidates, wherein a subframe aggregation according to the first subframe setting and subframe aggregations according to each of the subframe setting candidates do not overlap when downlink subframes and uplink subframes of the different component carriers are identical, and a downlink subframe aggregation according to the second subframe setting is included in a downlink subframe aggregation according to the first subframe setting..
Lg Electronics Inc.


11/12/15
20150327148 

Heterogeneous self-organizing network for access and backhaul


This application discloses methods for creating self-organizing networks implemented on heterogeneous mesh networks. The self-organizing networks can include a computing cloud component coupled to the heterogeneous mesh network.
Parallel Wireless, Inc.


11/12/15
20150327140 

Method and apparatus related to wire line backhaul


Presented are methods and arrangements for adapting the load in a cell based on information on upcoming events related to a backhaul link. The upcoming events related to the backhaul link may be delayed in order to give enough time for an rbs to complete activities related to the load adaptation.
Telefonaktiebolaget Lm Ericsson (publ)


11/12/15
20150327123 

Delay and jitter limited wireless mesh network scheduling


Schedule and channel assignment (sca) in a wireless mesh network (wmn) is disclosed. A method includes: forming a representation of a sequence of permutation matrices from an n×n rate matrix.

11/12/15
20150326371 

Method and transmitting and receiving system information in mobile communication system


A method and apparatus of receiving system information of an senb, including configuring connection to an menb and receiving a rrc connection reconfiguration message including the system information of a cell included in a scg controlled by the senb, and a method of sharing frame offset between a mcg controlled by an menb and an scg controlled by an senb connected to the menb through non-ideal backhaul, including measuring system frame number (sfn) and subframe number (sn) of a cell included in the scg and sharing the frame offset, which is determined based on the sfn and the sn, with the menb or the senb are provided.. .
Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute


10/29/15
20150312909 

Radio communication system, base station, relay station, and radio communication method


A relay station which performs radio communications with a base station and a mobile station, the relay station includes: a receiver configured to receive radio signals from the base station in downlink backhaul subframes, and to limit reception of radio signals from the base station in subframes other than the downlink backhaul subframes; and a controller configured to allow, when performing a random access to the base station, the receiver to receive a message of the random access even in the subframes other than the downlink backhaul subframes.. .
Fujitsu Limited


10/29/15
20150312842 

Femtocell local breakout mechanisms


Local breakout mechanisms can be performed by a femto access point (fap) to facilitate efficient utilization of backhaul and/or macro networks. In particular, a slave gateway gprs support node (ggsn) can be integrated within the fap to directly route the incoming traffic from a user equipment (ue) at the fap.
At&t Mobility Ii Llc


10/29/15
20150312768 

Small cell access mode control based on demand metrics


In a wireless communication system, a cell may perform a method for obtaining demand measurement data indicative of demand by one or more terminals for wireless service provided by the cell, and adapting a backhaul configuration of the cell based at least in part on the demand measurement data. The cell or network node may determine whether to adapt the backhaul configuration, based at least in part on the demand measurement data.
Qualcomm Incorporated


10/29/15
20150312017 

Communication apparatus and communication method


A transmitter that transmits the first information, the frequency resource position information and a cell id which the frequency resource position is applied, to another communication apparatus via a backhaul.. .

10/22/15
20150305047 

System and coordinating hub-beam selection in fixed wireless backhaul networks


Systems and methods are disclosed for coordinating hub-beam selection in wireless backhaul networks and optionally, for joint hub-beam selection and slot assignment. Data indicative of path loss is measured or estimated for each of a set of rbms and for each hub-beam of a respective multi-beam serving hub.
Blinq Wireless Inc.


10/22/15
20150305026 

Wireless backhaul system


Disclosed is a method of transmitting data over a plurality of wireless frequency bands between a transmitter and a receiver during one of a plurality of rounds, the method comprising: computing a target spacing in time between a start time of transmission in a first band and a start time of transmission in a second band dependent on a first data rate in the one round and in the first band; commencing transmitting, by the transmitter, a first frame of data over the first band at the first data rate; waiting for the computed target spacing to elapse, and then commencing transmitting, by the transmitter, a second frame of data over the second hand at a second data rate.. .
Commonwealth Scientific And Industrial Research Organisation


10/22/15
20150305025 

System and signalling for point-to-multipoint (ptmp) transmission in fixed wireless backhaul networks


Systems and methods are disclosed for signaling in a point-to-multi-point (ptmp) fixed wireless backhaul network, in which each hub serves a plurality of remote backhaul modules (rbm). A hub serves one rbm in each subframe per carrier in tdma fashion, comprising transmitting a 1 ms tdd frame comprising one dl subframe and one ul subframe and gaps necessary to switch the radio direction and accommodate round trip delay.
Blinq Wireless Inc.


10/22/15
20150305020 

Method for negotiating inter-enb functions, apparatus and system therefor


Embodiments of the present disclosure provide a method for negotiating inter-enb functions, an apparatus and system therefor. The method includes: transmitting, by an enb, a backhaul type of the enb, and/or a backhaul type of at least one neighboring enb of the enb, to another enb negotiating inter-enb functions with the enb, so that the other enb negotiates with the enb for inter-enb functions.
Fujitsu Limited


10/22/15
20150304879 

Chirp networks


A network combining wireless and wired elements is described, using a multi-slot modular mesh node to house diverse transceiver elements (e.g. Ir, wi-fi, powerline).
Meshdynamics


10/22/15
20150304867 

Backhaul communication in wireless networks


There is provided improved backhaul communication in a wireless network. The wireless network comprises at least one coordinating network node.
Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)


10/22/15
20150304859 

Method of and system for femtocell implementation in evolved packet core


A method of and system for femtocell implementation in evolved packet core is disclosed. A system for a mobile wireless device to communicate with a data network via a small cell radio access network using a cellular backhaul includes a hybrid gateway node communicating with an enodeb element via a first digital communication interface and the hybrid gateway node communicating with a packet data network via a second digital interface.
Affirmed Networks, Inc.


10/22/15
20150304223 

Shared backhaul link for multiple wireless systems


Systems and methods are presented for effectively utilizing a backhaul link shared by two or more wireless system operators, such that data rates from multiple core network data sources to the shared backhaul link, and data rates from multiple sets of subscriber stations to the shared backhaul link, are controlled so that a combined downlink rate substantially does not exceed a predetermined backhaul data rate, and a combined uplink rate substantially does not exceed a predetermined backhaul data rate, thereby preventing an overloading of the shared backhaul link. Further, communication rates of different data sets within the downstream and upstream, respectively, are dynamically altered to provide best overall service within the downstream and upstream, respectively, while not overloading the shared backhaul link..
Redline Innovations Group Inc.


10/22/15
20150304045 

Backhaul link for distributed antenna system


A distributed antenna and backhaul system provide network connectivity for a small cell deployment. Rather than building new structures, and installing additional fiber and cable, embodiments described herein disclose using high-bandwidth, millimeter-wave communications and existing power line infrastructure.
At&t Intellectual Property I, Lp


10/22/15
20150304016 

Relay system for moving object


A relay system for a moving object, includes: a un processing unit configured to communicate with a base station via a un link (backhaul link) to process backhaul data; and a uu processing unit configured to communicate with a user equipment via a uu link (access link) to process access data, wherein the un processing unit and the uu processing unit are physically separated from each other and are connected by a wired link of a physical channel.. .
Ericsson-lg Co., Ltd.


10/22/15
20150304014 

Multiple-input and multiple-ouptut (mimo) enhancement for backhaul relays


Embodiments contemplate one or more methods and apparatuses for allocating demodulation reference signals (drss) for a backhaul link between a base station and a relay. One or more embodiments include a processor that may generate a plurality of orthogonal cover codes (occs) as a reference for demodulation at a reception end of the backhaul link.
Interdigital Patent Holdings, Inc.


10/15/15
20150295601 

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.

10/08/15
20150289310 

Cellular base station


Examples disclosed hereto relate to a computing device for providing cellular network access to a plurality of mobile devices. The computing device includes a wireless wide area network (wwan) card.

10/08/15
20150289248 

Telecommunication system and method using distributed asynchronous beamforming in the miso interference channel


A cellular telecommunication system comprising at least two communicatively coupled radio transmitter stations is described, wherein the stations are communicatively coupled via a backhaul link. Each base station is capable of beamforming, i.e.

10/08/15
20150288445 

Method and arrangement for monitoring optical transmission lines


There is proposed a mechanism for monitoring optical fibers (1) in an optical backhaul network that connects nodes (10, 20) of a distributed radio base station system. The nodes carry data streams using the common public radio interface (cpri) protocol.

10/01/15
20150282231 

Method, apparatus and computer program for selectable operation of a network node


A network node (100) enabled to work, within a cellular communication system comprising a plurality of base stations (102), according to a device-to-device, d2d communication mode is disclosed. The network node (100) can also have backhaul (600) capability via a second communication network (602) distinct from a backbone network (502) of the cellular communication network and is enabled to provide d2d communication by direct or multi-hop communication with other nodes or terminals (104, 106) on a peer level for providing service via the second communication network (602) when operating in the d2d communication mode.
Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)


10/01/15
20150282204 

Scheduling request transmission decoupled downlink-uplink


This disclosure provides a scheduling request transmission method (10) for decoupled downlink-uplink in heterogeneous network, where the heterogeneous network comprises at least two cells in charge of downlink and uplink transmission separately and connected with any backhaul, the method comprising: determining (11) a positive data scheduling request, d-sr, is to be transmitted in a current d-sr's subframe together with harq-ack/nack on pucch using pucch format 1a/1b/3; transmitting (12) a harq-ack/nack in the current d-sr's subframe on pucch together with a negative d-sr using pucch format 1/1a/1b or format 3 while transmitting a scheduling request, sr, in a next sr's subframe subsequent to the current d-sr's subframe. In this method, the scheduling request (sr) of the ues can be correctly detected in the pico base station to trigger ul transmission in decoupled ul/dl scenario in various case and any kinds of backhaul can be supported..
Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)


10/01/15
20150281993 

System and backhaul based sounding feedback


A system and method for backhaul based explicit sounding feedback of 802.11 ap to ap channel state information (csi) so that inter ap interference can be reduced and multiple aps transmissions that can occur simultaneously on the same radio channel. A modification may be made to aps such that they can accurately measure the csi between them that in turn enables their respective beamformer to create pattern nulls toward each other while simultaneously developing pattern enhancements toward their intended station.
Magnolia Broadband Inc.


10/01/15
20150280809 

Backhaul downlink signal decoding relay station and relay station using same


A method of decoding a backhaul downlink signal of a relay node (rn). A higher layer signal indicating a maximum transmission rank is received from a base station (bs).
Lg Electronics Inc.


09/24/15
20150271250 

Method and device for providing content in mobile communication system


A method for transmitting data in a core cache server of a communication system, according to one embodiment of the present invention, comprises the steps of: receiving, from a source base station, a core cache search signal; selecting a relay core cache unit according to the received core cache search signal; and transmitting content data to a target base station through the selected relay core cache unit. A cache server for transmitting and receiving data in a communication system, according to another embodiment of the present invention, comprises: one or more core cache units for storing content data; a receiving unit for receiving, from a source base station, a core cache search signal; a control unit for selecting a relay core cache unit among the one or more core cache units according to the received core cache search signal; and a transmission unit for transmitting the content data to a target base station through the selected relay core cache unit.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


09/24/15
20150271063 

Handling of information related to off-line base stations


A method is provided in an access point (800) in a wireless communication system. When the access point temporarily does not have an operational backhaul connection (601), the access point receives information from a terminal.
Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)


09/24/15
20150266687 

Post-processing device


Provided is a post-processing device including a transport unit that transports a recording material which is sequentially transported from an upstream side toward a post-processing unit that performs post-processing on the recording material, a standby unit that is connected to the transport unit, and allows a recording material which is backhauled by a transport section reversible from the transport unit to temporarily standby, a transport member that transport the recording material which stands by in the standby unit and the recording material which is transported in the transport unit to the post-processing unit with the recording materials stacked, and an elastic member that is arranged on an upstream side of a connection position of the transport unit where the standby unit is connected, guides the recording material sequentially transported from the upstream side to the post-processing unit, and guides the backhauled recording material to the standby unit.. .
Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.


09/17/15
20150263799 

Method and precoding in a two transmit antenna closed-loop mimo fixed wireless backhaul network


A method and system is disclosed for precoding in a two transmit antenna mimo system, for example, a wireless backhaul network. The method only uses the first column of the 2×2 precoder as the feedback information.
Blinq Wireless Inc.


09/10/15
20150257024 

Self-optimization of backhaul radio resources and small cell backhaul delay estimation


Control and/or management plane interactions may be implemented between one or more wireless backhaul links and respective associated access and/or core networks. The control and/or management plane interactions may be implemented in accordance with self-optimization functionalities and may be implemented to perform radio resource management (rrm) for the one or more wireless backhaul links.
Interdigital Patent Holdings, Inc.


09/03/15
20150250013 

Multiple users cooperative communication method, and related device and system


The present invention discloses a multiple users cooperative communication (mucc) method and system. The main idea of the present invention is as follows: through multiple users cooperative communication between aps, data to be sent to a ue by an enb may be sent to a support ap at first, and then the support ap sends the data to the ue; and when the support ap is in a poor network environment, the enb may send the data to other aps near the support ap, and finally forward the data to the support ap through one or more times of forwarding between other aps.
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.


09/03/15
20150250008 

Radio access nodes colocated with air conditioning units


A wireless communication system includes an electrically powered window mounted air conditioning unit including a power cord attachable to an electrically powered wall outlet. A small cell wireless communication device is attached to or located within the electrically powered window mounted air conditioning unit.

08/27/15
20150245273 

Mobile devices with femto cell functionality


Aspects describe communications environments in which femtocell capability is provided to devices within the communications network. A non-femto-enabled device and/or a femto-enabled device can communicate with a femto-enabled device in the same geographical area for femto-enabled peer-to-peer communication.
Qualcomm Incorporated


08/27/15
20150245272 

Method, apparatus and computer program for backhaul management


There is disclosed a backhaul property managing mechanism configured to collect backhaul properties from at least one network node, wherein the backhaul properties comprises performance metrics for communication with a core network for the respective network node; provide collected backhaul properties to at least one user equipment, ue, being in position where communication with the at least one network node is feasible. A ue, base station, methods therefor and computer program for implementing the methods are also disclosed..
Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson


08/20/15
20150237568 

Method and transmitting backhaul link information


Disclosed are a method and an apparatus for transmitting backhaul link information. A method for acquiring backhaul link state information for a station (sta) may comprise the steps of: an sta transmitting, to an access point (ap), a generic advertisement service (gas) request frame requesting a backhaul link state information of the ap; the sta receiving, as a response to the gas request frame, a gas response frame comprising backhaul link state information, wherein the gas request frame is a frame transmitted by an sta, before an authentication or an association procedure and after a scanning procedure of the ap, to request availability-related information of a network to be accessed by the sta, and the backhaul link state information can comprise information regarding the load of a backhaul link linking network apparatuses other the ap and the sta..
Lg Electronics Inc.


08/20/15
20150237559 

Cellular communication system with moving base stations and methods and apparatus useful in conjunction therewith


A mobile communication network system operative in conjunction with a network includes a core device, a plurality of base stations including at least one static base station, and a population of mobile stations communicating via antennae with at least one of the base stations. The system includes at least one moving base station included in the plurality of base stations which communicates via antennae with the mobile stations and includes base station functionality, a first radio manager and mobile station functionality all co-located with the base station functionality.
Elta Systems Ltd.


08/20/15
20150237531 

Method and system for determining qos of wlan service in backhaul network


A method and system for determining a qos of a wlan service in a backhaul network are disclosed. The method includes: distinguishing whether a wlan service or a wlan instruction is to be returned, if the wlan service is to be returned, recording a qos of the wlan service in a wlan; and according to a preset mapping relation between the qos of the wlan service in the wlan and a qos of an ordinary service in the backhaul network, obtaining a qos corresponding to a wlan backhaul service in the backhaul network..
Zte Corporation


08/20/15
20150235170 

Agriculture distribution and management system


A product management system including a product management unit that includes a processor, a memory, an identifier generating unit and an identifier reading unit with the memory operating a program executing the steps of receiving a quantity of a product to order from a client, retrieving a plurality of rules relating to the production and delivery of the product from the producer to the client, selecting at least one provider based on the client rules to provide the product in compliance with the client rules, selecting a facility to aggregate the product from the at least one provider based on the client rules, selecting a distributor to deliver the product to the client from a distribution facility to the client based the client rules, selecting a backhaul provider to deliver the product from the aggregation facility to the distribution facility based on the client rules, generating a unique identifier for the product and affixing the unique identifier to the product or a container holding the product, associating the unique identifier with the provider, facility, distributor and back haul provider, and monitoring the movement of the product to confirm compliance with the customer rules by reading the product identifier at least two delivery stages.. .

08/13/15
20150230275 

Optimized control system for aggregation of multiple broadband connections over radio interfaces


In accordance with embodiments disclosed herein, there are provided apparatus, systems and methods for implementing and using optimized control systems for aggregation of multiple broadband connections over radio interfaces. For example, such a system may include: a processor and a memory to perform instructions embodied by the system; a plurality of wireless transceivers; a traffic coordinator to interface to two or more wireless communications nodes together, through the system, in which each of the wireless communications nodes have access to a wide area network (wan) backhaul connection independent of the system; a first wireless communications interface to a first wireless communication node established via a first of the plurality of wireless transceivers, the first wireless communications node having access to a first wan backhaul connection; a second wireless communications interface to a second wireless communications node established via a second of the plurality of wireless transceivers, the second wireless communications node having access to a second wan backhaul connection distinct from the first wan backhaul connection; and a control module to receive information on traffic flows through the system and a radio environment within which the system operates, in which the control module to: issue commands to control the formation and continuation of connections of the first and second wireless communications interfaces to wan connections and wan backhaul connections, and to further provide scheduling and routing instructions for the wan connections and wan backhaul connections.
Adaptive Spectrum And Signal Alignment, Inc.


08/13/15
20150230105 

Self organizing backhaul radio


A self-organizing backhaul radio (sobr) and related arrangements are disclosed. A “primary” link between an first sobr enabled radio and a second sobr radio includes a secondary transmission link, referred to as a signature control channel (scc), as a spread spectrum modulated signal embedded within and transmitted simultaneously with the primary link.
Cbf Networks, Inc.




Backhaul topics: Base Station, Communication System, Radio Communication, Relay Node, Modulation, Work Function, Communications, Load Balancing, Synchronization, Automatic Neighbor Relation, Internet Protocol, Mobile Terminal, Sounding Reference Signal, Beamforming, Transmitting Signals

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