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

Elta Systems

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

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

Zte

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

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

Agriculture distribution and management system


Date/App# patent app List of recent Backhaul-related patents
08/20/15
20150237568 
 Method and  transmitting backhaul link information patent thumbnailMethod 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 patent thumbnailCellular 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 patent thumbnailMethod 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 patent thumbnailAgriculture 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 patent thumbnailOptimized 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 patent thumbnailSelf 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.


08/13/15
20150229422 
 Systems and methods for synchronizing optical transmitters patent thumbnailSystems and methods for synchronizing optical transmitters
A wireless network has a plurality of nodes that are configured to communicate electrical signals via a backhaul channel in which messages hop from node-to-node through the network. The nodes have optical transmitters for communicating with tags via an optical channel that is time division multiplexed (tdm) among the nodes of the network.

08/06/15
20150223282 
 Procedures for managing secondary enb (senb) radio link failure (s-rlf) in dual connectivity scenarios patent thumbnailProcedures for managing secondary enb (senb) radio link failure (s-rlf) in dual connectivity scenarios
Certain aspects of the present disclosure provide procedures for managing secondary enb (senb) radio link failure (s-rlf) in dual connectivity scenarios. A user equipment (ue) may establish communication with a master evolved node b (menb) and a secondary enb (senb).
Qualcomm Incorporated


08/06/15
20150223250 
 Intelligent backhaul radio patent thumbnailIntelligent backhaul radio
A intelligent backhaul radio is disclosed that is compact, light and low power for street level mounting, operates at 100 mb/s or higher at ranges of 300 m or longer in obstructed los conditions with low latencies of 5 ms or less, can support ptp and pmp topologies, uses radio spectrum resources efficiently and does not require precise physical antenna alignment.. .
Cbf Networks, Inc.


08/06/15
20150223082 
 Backhaul radio with extreme interference protection patent thumbnailBackhaul radio with extreme interference protection
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.


08/06/15
20150222394 

Method, apparatus, ue, and base station for transmitting hybrid automatic repeat request-acknowledgement information


A method, an apparatus, a ue, and a base station for transmitting a harq-ack are disclosed. The method includes: determining a channel for transmitting a harq-ack; determining a harq-ack feedback bit; and sending the harq-ack feedback bit on the channel.
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.


07/30/15
20150215967 

Random access procedure for dual connectivity


In dual connectivity, a ue is served by cells are operated in different enbs with one enb designated as the master enb (menb) and the other as a secondary enb (senb). A random access procedure is described by which a ue connected to an menb may attempt to acquire access to an senb cell.

07/30/15
20150215941 

Simultaneous multi-mode wifi differentiated by ssid


Embodiments provide a wireless network with several access points connected to a communication infrastructure. Residential or business customers of the internet are provided an internet interface (e.g., a digital subscriber line (dsl) modem) having a wireless transceiver.
Qwest Communications International Inc.


07/30/15
20150215934 

Apparatus, method, and system of inter-node communication


Some demonstrative embodiments include devices, systems and/or methods of inter-node communication. For example, a first node may communicate with a second node, e.g., via a backhaul link, one or more messages including a restriction recommendation and/or a restriction setting, for example, a precoding restriction, a relative narrowband tx power indication (rntp) setting, and/or a relative wideband transmit power (rwtp) setting..
Intel Corporation


07/30/15
20150215854 

Autoconfigured backhaul transceiver


A microwave transceiver comprises a plurality of antenna arrays, each of which is oriented in a different direction, and circuitry operable to automatically select which of the antenna arrays to use for establishing a microwave backhaul link with a link partner. The circuitry may comprise a plurality of front-ends, each of which may be operable to perform beamforming of signals transmitted and received via a respective one of the antenna arrays.
Maxlinear, Inc.


07/30/15
20150215853 

Network discovery in an autoconfigured backhaul transceiver


A microwave backhaul transceiver comprises a plurality of antenna arrays, positioning circuitry, and signal processing circuitry. The microwave backhaul transceiver may determine, via the positioning circuitry, a location of the small cell backhaul transceiver.
Maxlinear, Inc.


07/30/15
20150215810 

System and offloading data in a communication system


A method is provided in one example embodiment and includes receiving a data packet transported on a backhaul link at a first network element; de-capsulating the data packet; identifying whether the data packet is an upstream data packet; identifying whether the data packet matches an internet protocol (ip) access control list (acl) or a tunnel endpoint identifier; and offloading the data packet from the backhaul link. In more specific embodiment, the method can include identifying that the data packet does not match the ip acl or the tunnel endpoint identifier; and communicating the data packet to a second network element.
Cisco Technology, Inc.


07/30/15
20150215177 

System and network traffic profiling and visualization


A computer system, computer program product and method of performing traffic analysis on a communications network includes time stamped packets and related metadata from an intercepted steam of real-time traffic on a backhaul network distinct from the communications network, pre-processing the intercepted stream, including separating a portion of the intercepted stream into dissected fields, creating indicators by selecting an analysis operator to apply to one or more of the dissected fields in a logical expression, analyzing the dissected fields in the output streams utilizing the indicators, and obtaining results from the indicators.. .
Vencore Labs, Inc.


07/23/15
20150208416 

Method and selecting a multi-band access point to associate with a multi-band mobile station


A method and apparatus for selecting one of a plurality of multi-band access points (aps) to associate with a multi-band wireless transmit/receive unit (wtru) are disclosed. The multi-band aps broadcast frequency band information regarding multiple frequency bands on which the multi-band ap is configured to operate.
Interdigital Technology Corporation


07/23/15
20150207598 

Data distribution


When the determination result is that it is an http compression mode, directly sending the http request message to a server; otherwise, setting the data request mode of the http request message as an http compression mode and then sending the message to the server; setting the data format of an http response message sent by the server as a data format fitting the data request mode of the http request message and sending the response message to the user terminal. In this way, the consumption of backhaul bandwidth and the consumption of air interface bandwidth can be reduced significantly..

07/16/15
20150201460 

Wireless communications station with satellite backhaul


A wireless communications station is provided that includes base portion and a tower portion. The tower portion includes a plurality of solar panels, a wi-fi antenna, and satellite.

07/16/15
20150201403 

Method for allocating backhaul link resources in relay communication system, and method & transmitting & receiving data using same


A method and a base station are described for transmitting a downlink signal in a wireless communication system. A configuration of orthogonal frequency division multiplexing (ofdm) symbols for a first partition of a subframe are transmitted through high layer signaling.
Lg Electronics Inc.


07/16/15
20150200709 

Advanced backhaul services


“tiered” groups of devices (tiered service radios) and/or licenses associated with the devices or users so as to provide a hieratical set of interference protection mechanisms for members of each tier of service are disclosed. Point-to-point and point-to-multipoint data links for any communication application, including wireless backhaul applications, are also disclosed.
Cbf Networks, Inc.


07/09/15
20150195681 

Emergency location and communication system


An emergency communication system is provided that includes an rfid repeater that extends an rf signal within a structure, one or more rfid personnel devices that are carried by personnel within the structure, an rfid-equipped solar tower, and an rfid device reader. The solar tower includes a plurality of solar panels, a cellular repeater, a satellite backhaul, and an rfid antenna.

07/09/15
20150194999 

Backhaul radio with horizontally or vertically arranged receive antenna arrays


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.


07/02/15
20150189638 

Communication method, base station, radio communication node, and user equipment


A communication method, a base station, a radio communication node, and a user equipment are provided. A base station determines first resource configuration information, where the first resource configuration information is used for indicating n radio resource sets that are used when n radio communication nodes separately perform communication with a user equipment ue, and the radio resource includes a time domain resource and/or a frequency domain resource.
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.


07/02/15
20150188676 

Method and transmitting and receiving signal from relay station in radio communication system


A method of transmitting a signal, performed by a base station, in a wireless communication system. The method according to one embodiment includes transmitting a backhaul downlink signal to a relay station through a backhaul downlink transmission subframe.
Lg Electronics Inc.


07/02/15
20150188585 

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.
Maxlinear, Inc.


06/25/15
20150181455 

Method and system for transmitting information through backhaul link, proxy device, and access device


Embodiments of the present invention provide a method and system for transmitting information through a backhaul link, a proxy device, and an access device. The method includes: determining, by a proxy device, that to-be-transmitted information needs to be transmitted through a backhaul link, where the backhaul link is a backhaul link that implements transmission between the proxy device and an access device through an air interface and is in a deactivated state; and activating the backhaul link, and transmitting the to-be-transmitted information through the activated backhaul link.
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.


06/25/15
20150180766 

Technique for network routing


A technique for routing one or more service tunnels in a telecommunications backhaul network (110) is provided. The telecommunications backhaul network has a first routing path (132) and a second routing path (134).
Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)


06/25/15
20150180555 

Dynamic point selection via a coordinating set of base stations


Examples are disclosed for coordinating transmission of one or more protocol data units to a wireless device from a coordinating set of base stations. In some examples, coordinating may include exchanging information via a backhaul communication channel coupling or interconnecting the base stations included in the coordinating set of base stations.
Intel Corporation


06/18/15
20150173059 

Relay node device for receiving control information from a base station and method therefor


The present invention relates to a relay node device for receiving control information from a base station and a method therefor. The relay node device according to the present invention comprises: a receiver, which receives information about an area where a relay-physical downlink control channel (r-pdcch), the channel for transmitting control information for the relay node from a base station, is allocated; a processor, which searches for at least one r-pdcch for the relay node based on the r-pdcch allocation information received; and an r-pdcch receiver, which receives the at least one r-pdcch from the fourth symbol of the first slot in a downlink backhaul subframe of the area where the at least one r-pdcch searched for by the processor has been allocated..
Lg Electronics Inc.


06/18/15
20150173011 

Small cell clusters for signaling load reduction, time synchronization, kpi filtering and spectrum coordination


A method of coordinating a small cell with a plurality of small cells includes estimating backhaul bandwidth and backhaul bandwidth utilization of the small cell; estimating aggregate bandwidth utilization for the small cell and the plurality of small cells based on the estimated backhaul bandwidth utilization for each of the small cells; selecting the small cell as a cluster head for a cluster of the small cells based on the estimated aggregate backhaul bandwidth utilization, the cluster including at least some of the small cells; and communicating, via the cluster head, information between a network entity and the small cells of the cluster.. .
Qualcomm Incorporated


06/18/15
20150172896 

Public safety service


The invention relates to an apparatus including: at least one processor and at least one memory including a computer program code, the at least one memory and the computer program code configured to, with the at least one processor, cause the apparatus at least to: select and configure a commercial user device to operate as a mobile relay agent for public safety usage and/or a public safety device to operate as a mobile relay and/or a mobile gateway for public safety usage, allocate a public safety specific spectrum to device-to-device communications for the public safety usage, and provide mobile backhaul services by using commercial resources.. .
Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy


06/11/15
20150163774 

Downlink control channel for relay resource allocation


Certain aspects of the present disclosure provide a method for wireless communications. The method generally includes allocating resources of a backhaul link between a donor base station and a relay base station to the relay station for communicating with the donor base station and transmitting a control channel indicating the allocated resources to the relay base station, wherein the control channel is transmitted on a subset of physical resource blocks (prbs) of subframes assigned for downlink communications on the backhaul link..
Qualcomm Incorporated


06/11/15
20150163722 

Dl backhaul control channel design for relays


Methods and apparatus are described for providing compatible mapping for backhaul control channels, frequency first mapping of control channel elements (cces) to avoid relay-physical control format indicator channel (r-pcfich) and a tree based relay resource allocation to minimize the resource allocation map bits. Methods and apparatus (e.g., relay node (rn)/evolved node-b (enb)) for mapping of the un downlink (dl) control signals, un dl positive acknowledgement (ack)/negative acknowledgement (nack), and/or relay-physical downlink control channel (r-pdcch) (or similar) in the enb to rn (un interface) dl direction are described.
Interdigital Technology Corporation


06/11/15
20150163680 

Apparatus and methods for cellular communications over unused unlicenced spectrum


Apparatus and methods of wireless communications are described for determining one or more bands (e.g., guard bands in wireless local area networks (wlans)) in unused portions of an unlicensed spectrum, positioning one or more carriers for cellular communication (e.g., long term evolution (lte) or lte advanced communication) in the one or more bands, and performing the cellular communication over the unlicensed spectrum using the one or more carriers. In some non-limiting example aspects, the cellular communication may be in a standalone mode and the one or more carriers may include a primary component carrier (pcc) that is positioned in a wi-fi guard band.
Qualcomm Incorporated


06/11/15
20150161698 

Predicting multi-city or direct backhaul


Transportation services are matched with transportation service providers (tsps) in response to received transportation requests. A description of a load or other transportation service is obtained, a shipping lane is determined and the transportation request is parsed.
Cargo Chief


06/11/15
20150161696 

Transportation service matching with arrival estimation adjusted for external factors


Matches for load or transportation services with transportation service providers (tsps) are established, and estimated arrival times are provided. A transportation service request is provided and a received bid is received.
Cargo Chief


06/04/15
20150156815 

Wireless mesh network including resilient backhaul links and wlan traffic local switching


A wireless mesh network includes mesh aps and a root ap forming a root of a tree of the mesh aps in which the mesh aps are linked back to the root ap over wireless backhaul links. The root ap has a wired connection to a wired network.
Cisco Technology, Inc.


06/04/15
20150156777 

Hybrid band intelligent backhaul radio


A hybrid band intelligent backhaul radio (hb-ibr) is disclosed that is a combination of two radios operating in different bands. Embodiments include a dual radio configuration wherein a first radio operates in a non-line of sight (nlos) radio link configuration and a second ancillary radio operates in a near line of sight or line of sight configuration (n)los.
Cbf Networks, Inc.


06/04/15
20150156741 

Synchronization distribution in microwave backhaul networks


In some embodiments, a system comprises a clock, a root node, a radio channel network, and first and second child nodes. The clock may be configured to generate a clock signal.
Aviat U.s., Inc.


06/04/15
20150155978 

Methods and arrangements for supporting retransmission


The herein suggested technology gives principles for how harq-feedback, or corresponding, can be predicted using distributed data from scheduling decisions and optionally also from radio measurements. This data can be sent between base stations after the finished scheduling, and does not require a backhaul with very low latency.
Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)


06/04/15
20150155953 

Isolation requirement mitigation for idu-odu interconnections in microwave systems


A system and method to reduce and/or eliminate interference between an indoor unit (mu) and an outdoor unit (odu) in a split backhaul architecture. The interference can be present in, for example, an n-plexer in the idu and/or the odu.
Broadcom Corporation


06/04/15
20150155930 

Method and relay node for implementing multiple wireless backhauls


The embodiments disclose a method and a relay node for adjusting relay capacity in a wireless communication network which includes the relay node and a plurality of communication nodes. The relay node communicates with a first communication node of the plurality of communication nodes via a first wireless backhaul link established via a first type of interface the method comprise determining that there is a traffic congestion on the first wireless backhaul link, and establishing a second wireless backhaul link between the relay node and a second communication node of the plurality of communication nodes based on ue access procedure via a second type of interface..
Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)


05/28/15
20150146520 

Wireless communication system comprising accessing a data network


A wireless communications system supporting user plane data comprises: a first network having a first packet data network gateway (p-gw); a second network having a second p-gw operably coupled to the first network via a backhaul link; a serving gateway (s-gw) a base station; and a terminal device, wherein a single packet data network connection is created for the terminal device that traverses through the first p-gw, second p-gw, s-gw and base station.. .
General Dynamics Broadband Inc.


05/28/15
20150146517 

Apparatus and methods for accessing a data network


A packet data network gateway, p-gw, is located in a second network for supporting control plane data in a wireless communications system that additionally comprises a first network having a first p-gw operably couplable to the p-gw, and a serving gateway, s-gw. The p-gw comprises a processor arranged to: monitor and build terminal device context information for a plurality of terminal devices being served with user plane data by the second network; and determine an operational status of at least one of: the backhaul link, first p-gw.
General Dynamics C4 Systems, Inc.


05/28/15
20150146513 

Apparatus and methods for accessing a data network


A packet data network gateway, p-gw, is located in a second network for supporting control plane data in a wireless communications system that additionally comprises a first network having a first packet data network gateway, p-gw, operably couplable to the p-gw and a serving gateway, s-gw. The p-gw comprises a processor arranged to determine an operational status of at least one of: a backhaul link, first p-gw.
General Dynamics Broadband Inc.


05/21/15
20150141029 

Bandwidth prediction for cellular backhauling


A bandwidth manager manages respective bandwidths for base stations in a communication network. The base stations are controlled by an access controller which dynamically allocates communication resources for the base stations.
Elbit Systems Land And C4i Ltd.


05/21/15
20150138980 

New architectural model for lte (long term evolution) epc (evolved packet core) deployment


A new deployment model enables a seamless migration to lte (long term evolution)/epc (evolved packet core). In addition, an intelligent edge gateway (ieg) supports future distributed architecture and a converged network for service providers.
At&t Mobility Ii Llc


05/14/15
20150131618 

Communication apparatus and mobility method therefor


The present disclosure relates to a communication apparatus with multiple antenna sets installed on the radio interface between the communication apparatus and on-land base station, and a mobility method for the communication apparatus. In some embodiments, a communication apparatus may include a first antenna and a second antenna separated with a distance; and a digital unit connected to the first and second antennas and configured to support at least one backhaul context with the first antenna and at least another backhaul context with the second antenna at the same time..

05/14/15
20150131468 

Method for access points scheduling for backhaul aggregation in a telecommunications network and a device


In the method, a plurality of access points forming a cluster in a telecommunication network monitor network data traffic information from at least one user computing device connected thereto; report an own identifier and a used public ip to a remote server recording them; establish connections between access points in said cluster by mapping the own identifier with said public ip; determine its internal status and state of the connection of said at least one monitored user computing device; generate, each certain time-frequency, a profile; calculate, in a determined time t1, a forecast of future requirements of the own access point and send to one access point of said plurality acting as a cluster coordinator said calculated forecast, wherein said coordinator defines a routing path through carrying out associations of access points to which perform the backhaul aggregation.. .

05/07/15
20150124757 

Harq handling at relay node reconfiguration


A radio access network comprises a donor base station node (29) and a relay base station node (20). The relay base station node (29) participates in communications across a first radio interface with a wireless terminal (30) and also participates in communications over a backhaul link across a second radio interface, the second radio interface reusing at least some functionality of the first interface.
Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)


05/07/15
20150124660 

Microwave backhaul system having quadruple capacity


A microwave backhaul system having quadruple capacity. In one embodiment, an outdoor communication unit in a microwave backhaul system is provided, which includes a first and second dual channel processing modules that are each configured to process two transmission/reception channels.
Broadcom Corporation


05/07/15
20150124616 

Method and system for satellite backhaul offload for terrestrial mobile communications systems


An approach for cost effective backhaul services in terrestrial mobile communications systems is provided. Data traffic over a terrestrial communications path between a cell site and a core network of a cellular communications network is monitored.
Hughes Network Systems, Llc


04/30/15
20150119046 

Backhaul management of a small cell


The present disclosure presents a method and an apparatus for backhaul management at a small cell base station. For example, the method may include receiving an indication from a radio resource management (rrm) framework of a small cell base station, wherein the indication received from the rrm framework is related to a coverage problem at a user equipment (ue), and wherein the ue is in communication with the small cell, and modifying a backhaul estimation mechanism at the small cell base station for the ue based on the indication received from the rrm framework of the small cell base station.
Qualcomm Incorporated


04/30/15
20150119042 

Off-loading user equipment from a small cell base station for backhaul management


The present disclosure presents a method and an apparatus for off-loading user equipment (ue) from a small cell base station. For example, the method may include identifying a first and a second set of ues from a plurality of ues at a small cell base station, prioritizing the first and the second set of ues, and off-loading one or more ues from the first or the second set of ues based at least on the prioritization.
Qualcomm Incorporated


04/30/15
20150117562 

Coordinated multi-point transmission and reception (comp) with non-ideal backhaul (nib)


A wireless communications method implemented in a transmission point (tp) used in a mobile communications system is disclosed. The wireless communications method includes receiving, from another tp, short-term channel state information (short-term csi), and processing the short-term csi.
Nec Laboratories America, Inc.


04/30/15
20150117370 

Coordinated multi-point transmission and reception (comp) with non-ideal backhaul (nib)


A wireless communications method implemented in a transmission point (tp) used in a mobile communications system is disclosed. The wireless communications method includes receiving, from a user equipment (ue), short-term channel state information (short-term csi), processing the short-term csi, and transmitting, to another tp, the processed short-term csi.
Nec Laboratories America, Inc.


04/30/15
20150117362 

Enabling coexistence of differently-capable user equipment


Managing the coexistence of multiple different ue types and capabilities in wireless networks is disclosed. In order to handle the various transmission types and available ue capabilities, base stations may coordinate among each other over backhaul communications to schedule identifiable groups of ues being served for specific sets of resources.
Qualcomm Incorporated


04/30/15
20150117302 

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


A method and apparatus for receiving control channel resources of a relay by the relay is provided. The method includes receiving resource information including a resource block assignment information related to resource blocks allocated to the relay; and receiving control channel according to the resource information..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


04/30/15
20150117211 

Wireless communications network base station extension


Apparatus and methods to permit the deployment of wireless base stations, where a deployed remote base station is backhauled to the core network over a wireless connection to an operatively attached donor base station using protocols that encapsulate backhaul communications within standard subscriber communication protocols.. .
Sparkmotion Inc.


04/30/15
20150117210 

Method for coordinating access points for backhaul aggregation in a telecommunications network and device


The device is adapted to implement the method.. .

04/30/15
20150117208 

Backhaul management of a small cell using heavy active estimation mechanism


The present disclosure presents a method and an apparatus for heavy active estimation mechanism for backhaul management at a small cell base station. For example, the method may include identifying, at the small cell base station, that a throughput of a user equipment (ue) in communication with the small cell base station is potentially limited due to backhaul congestion at the small cell base station, establishing a proxy flow between the small cell base station and a transmission control protocol (tcp) proxy peer in response to the identifying, wherein the proxy flow data packets are transmitted from the small cell base station to the tcp proxy peer or from the tcp proxy peer to the small cell base station, calculating a throughput of the proxy flow for a pre-determined time period, and determining whether the throughput of the ue is limited by backhaul congestion at the small cell base station based on the calculated throughput of the proxy flow.
Qualcomm Incorporated


04/30/15
20150117207 

Backhaul management of a small cell using a light active estimation mechanism


The present disclosure presents a method and an apparatus for a light active estimation mechanism for backhaul management at a small cell base station. For example, the method may include transmitting a first data packet from the small cell base station to a network entity, receiving a second data packet from the network entity in response to the transmission, calculating a time delay between the transmitting of the first data packet and the receiving of the second data packet, and determining whether or not a backhaul of the small cell base station is congested based on the calculated time delay.
Qualcomm Incorporated


04/30/15
20150117206 

Backhaul management of a small cell using passive estimation mechanism


The present disclosure presents a method and an apparatus for passive estimation mechanism for backhaul management at a small cell base station. For example, the method may include determining, at the small cell base station, whether a time slot utilization of a flow at a user equipment (ue) in communication with the small cell base station is above a first threshold, wherein a plurality of time slots are associated with the flow, determining whether an average throughput of the flow is below a second threshold in response to determining that the time slot utilization is above the first threshold, and identifying that the flow is not satisfied in response to determining that the average throughput of the flow is below the second threshold.
Qualcomm Incorporated


04/30/15
20150117197 

Method and calibrating a small cell for backhaul management


The present disclosure presents a method and an apparatus for calibrating a small cell base station for backhaul management. For example, the method may include exchanging backhaul probing messages with a probing server by initiating a plurality of probing packets at the small cell base station, wherein the exchanging is performed over a backhaul after determining that a full queue condition associated with the backhaul is satisfied, computing calibration statistics for the backhaul based on characteristics associated with the backhaul probing messages, and adjusting one or more backhaul parameters of the small cell based on the calibration statistics.
Qualcomm Incorporated


04/23/15
20150111589 

Method and optimizing coverage area of a small cell


The present disclosure presents a method and an apparatus for optimizing coverage area of a small cell. For example, the disclosure presents a method for estimating an available backhaul capacity of a small cell and determining a target ota data rate for the small cell based at least on the estimated available backhaul capacity, and changing a coverage area of the small cell based at least on the determined target ota data rate by.
Qualcomm Incorporated


04/23/15
20150110014 

Wifi network bridge, and wifi-based communication method and system


The present disclosure provides a wifi network bridge, a wifi-based communication method and system, the wifi network bridge of the present disclosure may first acquire lte communication link information, after receiving a wifi connection establishment request sent by a wifi terminal, establish a wifi communication link with the wifi terminal, and send authentication request information to a lte base transceiver station; then the wifi network bridge may judge whether the authentication succeeds, and if the authentication succeeds, a lte communication link with the lte base transceiver station is established according to the acquired lte communication link information. That is to say, the present disclosure implements the backhaul of a wifi ap network by using a lte wireless network, avoiding the need to deploy a wire backhaul every time before a wifi ap network is deployed, thereby the network topology of wifi communications can be simplified, the engineering cost and usage cost can be lowered, and the satisfaction of user experiences can be improved..
Zte Corporation


04/23/15
20150110003 

Vpnv4 route control for lte x2 son using unique route targets


According to an embodiment, a network device automatically creates a more optimal route entry for inter-base station traffic to be transmitted between a local and a remote base station through a backhaul network. The network device automatically discovers an ip address of the remote base station used for inter-base station traffic based upon traffic transmitted by the local base station to the network device or transmitted between the local and the remote base stations.
Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)


04/23/15
20150110002 

Vpnv4 route control for lte x2 son using import route maps and outbound route filtering


In an embodiment, a network device automatically creates a more optimal route entry for inter-base station traffic to be transmitted between a local base station and a remote base station. The network device automatically discovers a remote ip address of the remote base station used for inter-base station traffic based upon traffic transmitted by the local base station destined to the network device or traffic transmitted between the local and remote base stations.
Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)


04/23/15
20150109955 

X2 son for lte networks through automated x2 address discovery


According to an embodiment, a network device coupled to a local base station at a cell site is configured to automatically create a more optimal route for inter-base station traffic between the local base station and a remote base station. The network device automatically discovers a remote internet protocol address of the remote base station used for inter-base station traffic based upon traffic transmitted by the local base station to the network device or traffic transmitted between the local and remote base stations.
Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)


04/23/15
20150109943 

Systems and methods for directional mesh networks with joint backhaul and access link design


A cellular communications network may be configured to leverage a millimeter wave (mmw) mesh network. Base stations may be configured to operate as mmw base stations (tnbs).
Interdigital Patent Holdings, Inc.


04/23/15
20150109920 

Traffic management for base stations backhauled over data-capped network connections


A method includes receiving a connection request from a mobile device at a network device to allow connection of the mobile device to a core network of the first service provider through a first base station and determining whether a backhaul connection between the core network of the first service provider and the first base station is congested by the network device. The backhaul connection is determined to be congested when l is greater than (d−b)/t.
Google Inc.


04/16/15
20150106864 

Software defined joint bandwidth provisioning and cache management for mbh video traffic optimization


A method includes provisioning joint bandwidth in a software defined passive optical network pon based mobile backhaul mbh and cache management on base stations for video delivery across the network, the provisioning in each time unit includes grouping bandwidth utilization in the network into a first category used to support video requests which cannot directly be served by caches on base stations, the first category video requests being high priority, and if bandwidth remains after the high priority requests remaining bandwidth being used to deliver some videos that are low priority to caches.. .
Nec Laboratories America, Inc.


04/16/15
20150105082 

System and device-to-device (d2d) assisted dynamic traffic control for cellular networks


Method and apparatus are provided for offloading data from a cellular network via a secondary network. The offloaded data may be transported over a connection existing independently from the cellular network, such as a direct device-to-device (d2d) or direct mobile communications (dmc) link.
Futurewei Technologies, Inc.


04/16/15
20150103819 

Mobile communication system, radio base station, and mobile communication method


A mobile communication system includes a plurality of radio base stations (410) communicating with an ue (10). Each of the plurality of radio base stations (410) comprises an interface (415) that notifies another radio base station (410) of synchronization information through a backhaul network, the synchronization information designating a synchronization state between the radio base station (410) and the ue (10)..
Kyocera Corporation


04/16/15
20150103745 

Intelligent backhaul radio with co-band zero division duplexing


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.


04/16/15
20150103732 

Signal transmission method and apparatus in a relay communication system


The present invention relates to a data transmission/receiving method and apparatus in a relay communication system. In particular, the data transmission/receiving method through a backhaul link between a base station and a relay node in a relay communication system comprises: composing a backhaul subframe including a control signal transmission period to which a control signal is allocated and a backhaul signal transmission period to which a backhaul signal is allocated and then allocating the backhaul signal; transmitting configuration information about the backhaul subframe, the information containing symbol position or size data of the backhaul signal transmission period, to the relay node through an upper layer signal; and transmitting the backhaul signal having been allocated through the backhaul subframe to the relay node..
Lg Electronics Inc.


04/09/15
20150098385 

Multicast and broadcast services over a mesh network


A system is disclosed for providing multicast services to mobile devices, comprising a first network node providing a radio access network to a mobile device; a second network node coupled to the first network node and providing backhaul routing for the first network node; a controller node, coupled to both the first and the second network node and to a multicast packet gateway, wherein the controller node provides a virtualized interface of a single network node to the multicast packet gateway, thereby virtualizing the first and second network nodes to the multicast packet gateway such that the multicast packet gateway may be enabled to send a multicast data stream to the first and the second network nodes via the controller node.. .
Parallel Wireless, Inc.


04/02/15
20150092759 

Low-latency synchronous clock distribution and recovery for high-speed ofmda-based mobile backhaul


A communication system includes an ofdma transmitter (tx) at an optical line terminal (olt) generating an ofdma signal by assigning orthogonal subcarriers to different cell sites through digital logic, an electrical multiplexer combining the electrical ofdma signal with two electrical clock signals, and an optical intensity modulator intensity-modulating the resulting joint electrical ofdma+clocks signal; an optical multiplexer receiving aggregate ofdma signals on multiple wavelengths with tight dwdm λ-spacing; a remote node (rn) receiving the ofdma signals, such that each wavelength is distributed by a de-multiplexer (demux) to designated general small cell area, to which cell sites are connected by optical splitters; and an optical network unit (onu) to directly photodetect and digitize received ofdma signal, wherein downstream (ds) information for each cell is digitally extracted and prepared for wireless radio frequency (rf) transmission over an air interface, and an electrical splitter and bandpass filters to separate the ofdma and clock signals for dsp-free clock recovery.. .
Nec Laboratories America, Inc.


04/02/15
20150092589 

Systems, structures and associated processes for optimization of state transitions within wireless networks


A system for optimizing communications on a radio network by altering transitions between different link states that includes several modules. The activity, environment, and load module monitor monitors the link layer based on spectral-load metrics and radio-link metrics.
Venturi Ip Llc


04/02/15
20150092558 

Exploiting cell dormancy and load balancing in lte hetnets


At a coarse time-scale, at the start of each frame the choice of tps to be made active and users to associate with the active tps are determined by solving an optimization problem. The inputs to the optimization problem are averaged slowly varying metrics that are relevant for a period longer than the backhaul latency.
Nec Laboratories America, Inc.


03/26/15
20150087226 

Microwave backhaul system supporting multiple installation configurations


A monolithic integrated circuit for use in a microwave backhaul system may comprise a plurality of microwave transceivers and outdoor-unit to indoor-unit (odu/idu) interface circuitry. The monolithic integrated circuit may be configurable into an all-outdoor configuration in which the odu/idu interface circuitry is disabled.
Maxlinear, Inc.


03/26/15
20150085904 

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.
Maxlinear, Inc.


03/26/15
20150085746 

Selective utilization of consumer shared access points to facilitate optimized wireless communications


Certain embodiments herein relate to selective utilization of shared access points to facilitate optimized wireless communications. A wireless access point located at a home, residence, or other facility may be shared among other such access points to form a wireless network of shared access points across various regions or areas.

03/26/15
20150085742 

Method and configuring a transmission mode for a backhaul link transmission


A method and a base station are described for transmitting a signal. The base station transmits control information to a relay node through a relay-physical downlink control channel (r-pdcch), and transmits a data to the relay node through a relay-physical downlink shared channel (r-pdsch).
Lg Electronics Inc.


03/26/15
20150084826 

Aperture-fed, stacked-patch antenna assembly


Directive gain antenna elements implemented with an aperture-fed patch array antenna assembly are described. A feed network for the aperture-fed patch array may include offset apertures and may also include meandering feed lines.

03/26/15
20150084766 

Rapid deployable global sensing hazard alert system


A rapid deployable global sensing hazard alert system and associated methods of operation are provided. An exemplary system includes a central command, a wireless backhaul network, and a remote monitoring unit.
Savannah River Nuclear Solutions, Llc


03/19/15
20150079958 

Optimizing backhaul and wireless link capacity in mobile telecommunication systems


To overcome the problem of limited backhaul capacity and limited wireless channel capacity when downloading videos to smart phones, a method for transmission of data across a mobile telecommunications network, includes providing each smartphone or other user station (ua-ud) with a memory cache (12) and a download app (10), and providing a server (2) in the core network with a server cache memory (16) and a download control app (14). Each user registers with the server, the server gathers information of internet web sites (urln) accessed by the users from which downloads may be made, monitors the websites, and as and when updates appear on the websites, selectively downloads the updates in the server cache.
Alcatel Lucent


03/19/15
20150079931 

Communications method, device and system in mobile backhaul transport network


A communications method, device, and system in a mobile backhaul transport network are used to resolve a problem in the prior art that communication security in a backhaul transport network cannot be ensured in an lte scenario. A first network node sends a request message to a control server in the mobile backhaul transport network, where the request message is used to request security information of a second network node in the mobile backhaul transport network; the first network node receives the security information of the second network node, which is returned by the control server; the first network node establishes a secure tunnel with the second network node according to the security information of the second network node to perform communication.
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.


03/19/15
20150078361 

Radio network for supporting farming operations


A farm irrigation network includes an irrigation assembly having a radio, a soil moisture sensor assembly having a radio, and a sub-master site having a first radio and a second radio. The first radio and the radios of the irrigation assembly and the soil moisture assembly form a local network and the second radio is configured to communicate with a backhaul medium to establish communications with a server..
Koos Technical Services, Inc.


03/19/15
20150078319 

Radio self-backhaul method, device, and system


Embodiments of the present invention relate to a radio self-backhaul method, device, and system in an evolved network. With the radio self-backhaul method, device, and system provided in the embodiments of the present invention, the nodeb sends the uplink data to the core network by using the cable transmission link without occupying the radio resources of other nodebs.
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.


03/19/15
20150078207 

Microwave backhaul arrangements


Described herein are techniques related to wireless communication systems that may implement microwave backhaul for connectivity between network elements deployed by the wireless communication systems. This abstract is submitted with the understanding that it will not be used to interpret or limit the scope or meaning of the claims..
T-mobile Usa, Inc.


03/19/15
20150078167 

Systems and methods for providing lte-based backhaul


Systems and methods are disclosed for enabling a mesh network node to switch from a base station role to a user equipment role relative to a second mesh network node, and vice versa. By switching roles in this manner, the mesh network node may be able to benefit from increased uplink or downlink speed in the new role.
Parallel Wireless, Inc.


03/19/15
20150078162 

Backhaul selection for wireless communication


Different types of backhauls are used to provide connectivity for an access point. In some implementations, an access point monitors conditions on at least one backhaul to determine whether each backhaul is capable of supporting any qos requirements of the access point's traffic flows.
Qualcomm Incorporated




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