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Date/App# patent app List of recent Backhaul-related patents
06/23/16
20160183242 
 Traffic engineering in heterogeneous millimeter-wave and lte small cell systems patent thumbnailnew patent Traffic engineering in heterogeneous millimeter-wave and lte small cell systems
Traffic engineering functionalities are described in a heterogeneous network that includes an anchor base station serving a cellular macro cell and booster base stations serving mmwave enabled small cells. The described functionalities are designed to cope with dynamic changes in the heterogeneous environment such as loss of a backhaul link between the anchor base station and the booster base station, loss of a link between a terminal and one of the base stations, and loss of beam forming in a mmwave link between the terminal and the booster base station..

06/23/16
20160182586 
 Method and  media stream transmission, and user equipment patent thumbnailnew patent Method and media stream transmission, and user equipment
The present invention discloses a method and an apparatus for media stream transmission, and user equipment. According to the method and the apparatus for media stream transmission, and the user equipment in embodiments of the present invention, same media content, of multiple users, on unicast bearers is multicast by using an mbms channel, so that a backhaul network resource and an air interface resource that is of a base station can be saved, thereby reducing costs for transmitting a media stream..

06/23/16
20160182445 
 Mobile cellular network backhaul patent thumbnailnew patent Mobile cellular network backhaul
A mobile cellular network (mcn) communication system can provide an independent mobile cellular network to devices within a covered area. In addition, the mcn communication system can communicate with other mcn communication systems using a wireless standard that is similar to the wireless standard used to communicate with user equipment within the covered area.

06/23/16
20160182180 
 Method for base station backhaul, related device and system for base station backhaul patent thumbnailnew patent Method for base station backhaul, related device and system for base station backhaul
Embodiments of the present disclosure disclose a method for base station backhaul, a related device and a system for base station backhaul. The method for base station backhaul includes: modulating data carried on at least two channels to corresponding subcarriers respectively, combining and modulating the subcarriers to a first ofdm signal, sending a first broadband ofdm signal to a remote radio unit, sending, by the remote radio unit, the first broadband ofdm signal to an antenna port after splitting and filtering the same; receiving a second broadband ofdm signal sent by the remote radio unit, demodulating subcarriers included in the second broadband ofdm signal, and sending data obtained by demodulating to corresponding channels respectively.

06/23/16
20160182092 
 Forward error control coding patent thumbnailnew patent Forward error control coding
A system and method for providing error control coding for backhaul applications are disclosed. Data is first encoded using reed-solomon (rs) coding.

06/16/16
20160174241 
 Radio over fiber antenna extender  high speed trains patent thumbnailRadio over fiber antenna extender high speed trains
Radio-over-fiber (rof) antenna extender systems and methods are disclosed for high speed train communications which utilize cellular networks as backhauls to avoid the expensive capital expenditure involved in providing broadband internet services in high speed trains. Employing rof technology, on-roof antennas are deployed in strategic configurations to address the drawbacks of utilizing cellar networks as backhauls.
New Jersey Institute Of Technology


06/16/16
20160174110 
 Data traffic bearer selection based on backhaul statistics patent thumbnailData traffic bearer selection based on backhaul statistics
An apparatus, system, and method for selecting a connection for a real time application. In one embodiment, a mobile device may communicate with a cellular network over a cellular connection and a wifi network over a wifi connection.
Apple Inc.


06/16/16
20160173218 
 Coordinated multipoint (comp) techniques for reducing downlink interference from uplink signals patent thumbnailCoordinated multipoint (comp) techniques for reducing downlink interference from uplink signals
Base stations (bss) can remove inter-bs interference components from received uplink signals using downlink information communicated over a backhaul network. The downlink information is associated with downlink transmissions of neighboring base stations, and is used to remove the inter-bs interference in accordance with interference cancellation techniques, e.g., signal interference cancellation (sic), etc.
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.


06/16/16
20160173153 
 Interference cancellation in microwave backhaul systems patent thumbnailInterference 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.


06/16/16
20160173149 
 Automatic twist and sway compensation in a microwave backhaul transceiver patent thumbnailAutomatic twist and sway compensation in a microwave backhaul transceiver
A first microwave backhaul transceiver may comprise an antenna array and circuitry. The circuitry may determine misalignment of the first microwave backhaul transceiver, and electronically adjust a radiation pattern of the antenna array to compensate for the determined misalignment of the microwave backhaul transceiver.
Maxlinear, Inc.


06/16/16
20160170437 

Method and devices for clock synchronization over links with asymmetric transmission rates


This invention relates to methods and devices for clock synchronization. The invention has particular application in the alignment of slave clocks to a master clock and in dealing with transmission delay asymmetries where the forward and reverse communication paths between the master and slave clocks have asymmetric transmission rates.
Emirates Telecommunications Corporation


06/09/16
20160165458 

Communication method and apparatus


According to a communication method and a base station that are provided in embodiments of the present invention, the base station transmits a broad beam that covers a sector of the base station and narrow beams whose coverage areas completely fall within a coverage area of the broad beam, which implements that under a premise that a coverage area of the sector of the base station maintains unchanged by using the broad beam, enhanced coverage of the sector is further achieved by using the narrow beams, thereby improving spectral efficiency. In the solutions, a sector coverage area of the broad beam transmitted by the base station still maintains unchanged, and therefore, a coverage relationship between sectors is not affected.
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.


06/09/16
20160164642 

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.


06/09/16
20160164586 

Non-line of sight wireless communication system and method


A non-line of sight backhaul system and method are described that provides self-alignment of the antennas beams of the wireless radios of the system, that provides robust operation in licensed and unlicensed frequency bands, that facilitates the use of a reduced number of frequency channels from m to 1 and that enables operation in a non-line of sight (nlos) propagation environment.. .
Tarana Wireless, Inc.


06/02/16
20160157223 

Terminal device, base station device, and communication method


A terminal device that uses a first serving cell group including a primary cell has a higher layer control information acquisition unit that configures a second serving cell group not including the primary cell, a channel state information generation unit that calculates respective pieces of periodic channel state information of serving cells, an uplink control information generation unit that generates uplink control information by dropping reports of the periodic channel state information other than one thereof in a case where the reports of plural serving cells in the first serving cell group collide with each other in one subframe and by dropping the reports of the periodic channel state information other than one thereof in a case where the reports of plural serving cells in the second serving cell group collide with each other in one subframe, and an uplink control information transmission unit that transmits an uplink subframe including the uplink control information. The channel state information is thereby efficiently shared regardless of a backhaul speed..
Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha


06/02/16
20160157117 

Evolved nodeb and traffic dispatch method thereof


A traffic dispatch method of a first enb comprises the following steps: generating an estimation result according to measurement reports of a plurality of user equipments (ues), wherein parts of the measurement reports are provided by a second enb connected to the first enb through a backhaul connection and parts of the measurement reports are provided by parts of the ues, wherein coverage area of the second enb is encompassed by the first enb; receiving a status report from the second enb; and making a traffic split decision according to the estimation result and the status report of the second enb to dispatch traffic to the second enb through the backhaul connection.. .
Industrial Technology Research Institute


06/02/16
20160157105 

Method and providing mobile inter-mesh communication points in a multi-level wireless mesh network


A mobile backhaul inter-mesh communication point forms an interface between a wireless mesh network on a first level and a wireless mesh network on a second, higher bandwidth, level. The two wireless networks are differentiated, e.g., by causing the mesh networks to be formed using different spectra, protocols or coding, or antennae.
Apple Inc.


05/26/16
20160150577 

Lte based wireless backhaul connection to cellular network base station


A network node controls a first base station of the cellular network to establish a wireless backhaul connection to a further network node. The wireless backhaul connection is implemented by an lte radio access technology.
Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)


05/26/16
20160150417 

Wireless mesh network configuration


A wireless mesh network employs an integrated interface between a plurality of access points for mitigating throughput degradation of multiple consecutive “daisy chain,” or mesh, links. The mesh network employs a plurality of access points, each linked back to a root access point by a series of “hops” through other access points.
Time Warner Cable Enterprises Llc


05/19/16
20160142944 

Seamless mobile handover


A localized method for performing handover of a mobile device at a mobile base station is disclosed, comprising: establishing, at a cellular base station, a relay connection with a second base station for backhaul; receiving a handover request for a mobile device, the handover request including an ip address; receiving, at the cellular base station, a handover confirmation message from the mobile device following handover authorization for the mobile device; sending, from the cellular base station, a request to the mobile device to shut down a cellular radio connection with the cellular base station; and establishing, using the ip address and a non-cellular radio, a data connection with the mobile device on the same ip address, thereby performing a handover of the mobile device for providing continued ip connectivity for the mobile device at the cellular base station.. .
Parallel Wireless, Inc.


05/19/16
20160142880 

Enhanced mobile base station


Systems and methods for an in-vehicle base station are described. In one embodiment, a mobile base station is disclosed comprising a first access radio for providing an access network inside and outside a vehicle; a second backhaul radio for providing a backhaul connection to a macro cell; and a global positioning system (gps) module for determining a location of the mobile base station, and for transmitting the location of the mobile base station to a core network, wherein a transmit power of the first access radio is configured to increase or decrease based on a speed of the vehicle..
Parallel Wireless, Inc.


05/12/16
20160135204 

Methods of incorporating an ad hoc cellular network into a fixed cellular network


In this invention, we disclose methods of establishing a cellular network having backhaul flexibility, comprising, establishing, at a first cellular base station, a first connection with a core cellular network; establishing, at the first cellular base station, an inter-base station connection with a second cellular base station for relaying traffic from the first and the second cellular base stations to the core cellular network, the second cellular base station having a second connection with the core cellular network; determining, at the first cellular base station, if the quality of the first connection falls below a threshold parameter; and terminating, at the first cellular base station, the first connection in favor of the second connection if the quality of the first connection falls below the threshold parameter.. .
Parallel Wireless, Inc.


05/12/16
20160135192 

Full duplex backhaul radio with transmit beamforming


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.


05/12/16
20160135191 

Embedded control signaling for self-organizing wireless backhaul radio and systems


Enhancement of wireless channel order and rank (echo) systems and echo repeater devices for enhancement of a wireless propagation channel for point to point or point to multipoint radio configurations are disclosed. The enhancement may be used for mimo communications channels.
Cbf Networks, Inc.


05/12/16
20160135088 

Load distribution in a network of small-cell base stations


A network device may make a determination that a first backhaul connection, which serves a first base station, is congested and that a second backhaul connection, which serves a second base station, is not congested. This determination may be made based on a first periodic data cap imposed on the first backhaul connection, a traffic load on the first backhaul connection, a second periodic data cap imposed on the second backhaul connection, and a traffic load on the second backhaul connection.
Google Inc.


05/12/16
20160135082 

Terminal-aided backhaul compression


A delegate wireless terminal can receive and store messages sent to it by a receiving network node. The wireless terminal can identify a message label based on a mapping for the received message.
Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)


05/12/16
20160135060 

Non-line of sight wireless communication system and method


A non-line of sight backhaul system and method are described that provides self-alignment of the antennas beams of the wireless radios of the system, that provides robust operation in licensed and unlicensed frequency bands, that facilitates the use of a reduced number of frequency channels from m to 1 and that enables operation in a non-line of sight (nlos) propagation environment.. .
Tarana Wireless, Inc.


05/12/16
20160134438 

Frequency division duplex (fdd) massive mimo backhaul for repeater small cells


In a method for transmitting data through a massive mimo backhaul system, a central node of the mimo backhaul system transmits, to a small cell repeater terminal on the downlink, a downlink pilot signal carrying a set of pilot sequences that are mutually orthogonal in the frequency domain. Each pilot sequence in the set of pilot sequences corresponds to an antenna of an antenna array at the central node.

05/12/16
20160134337 

Non-line of sight wireless communication system and method


A non-line of sight backhaul system and method are described that provides self-alignment of the antennas beams of the wireless radios of the system, that provides robust operation in licensed and unlicensed frequency bands, that facilitates the use of a reduced number of frequency channels from m to 1 and that enables operation in a non-line of sight (nlos) propagation environment.. .
Tarana Wireless, Inc.


05/12/16
20160132522 

Local content sharing through edge caching and time-shifted uploads


According to one exemplary embodiment, a method for time-shifted uploading of a data file through a backhaul network to a backend provider is provided. The method may include intercepting an upload request from an originating user located at a network edge.
International Business Machines Corporation


05/05/16
20160128136 

Outdoor unit resonator correction


A system comprises a microwave backhaul outdoor unit having a first resonant circuit, phase error determination circuitry, and phase error compensation circuitry. The first resonant circuit is operable to generate a first signal characterized by a first amount of phase noise and a first amount of temperature stability.
Maxlinear, Inc.


05/05/16
20160127946 

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


05/05/16
20160127119 

Outdoor unit resonator correction


A system comprises a microwave backhaul outdoor unit having a first resonant circuit, phase error determination circuitry, and phase error compensation circuitry. The first resonant circuit is operable to generate a first signal characterized by a first amount of phase noise and a first amount of temperature stability.
Maxlinear, Inc.


04/28/16
20160119867 

Out-of-band power down notification


A mobile base station is disclosed, comprising: a vehicle bus notification module; an access interface for communicating with a mobile device; a backhaul interface for communicating with an operator core network; and a processor, in communication with the vehicle bus notification module, the access interface, and the backhaul interface, further comprising instructions that, when executed by the processor, perform steps comprising: receiving a vehicle bus low power alert at the vehicle bus notification module; and sending a message via the backhaul interface to the operator core network to request a notification to be sent to the mobile device regarding power off of the mobile base station.. .
Parallel Wireless, Inc.


04/28/16
20160119848 

Method for service data management, apparatus, and system


A service data management method. The method includes: receiving, by the noa, a service request of a first user equipment ue, and forwarding the service request to the sp server by using the noc, so that the sp server returns service data requested by the first ue; determining, by the noa, that the service data has been stored in the noa, and sending hit indication information to the noc, so that the noc replaces a data segment in the service data with preconfigured replacement information, where bandwidth occupied by the preconfigured replacement information is smaller than bandwidth occupied by the data segment; and determining, by the noa, a corresponding data segment according to received replacement information, and sending the data segment, which has been stored, to the first ue.
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.


04/28/16
20160119087 

Harq implementation for distributed base stations


A method for operating a distributed base station includes performing hybrid automatic repeat request (harq) processing. The distributed base station comprises a centralized processing entity and distributed remote radio access points, which are coupled to the centralized processing entity via a backhaul connection.
Nec Europe Ltd.


04/21/16
20160112946 

Method and selecting uplink cell


The present invention related to a method for selecting an uplink cell and an user equipment using the method. The method includes receiving a downlink signal from at least cell of multiple cells, wherein the multiple cells are connected each other via a backhaul, selecting an uplink cell among the multiple cells by selecting a uplink grant for the uplink cell from uplink grants for at least one of the multiple cells, and transmitting a signal to the selected uplink cell..

04/21/16
20160112177 

Method and node for interference measurement via inter-cell cooperation


Disclosed are an inter-cell coordinated interference measurement method and node, wherein, the method is applied to each node performing a coordinated interference measurement, and includes: receiving first measurement resource information transmitted by other network nodes via a backhaul link to a present node for coordinated interference measurement; determining second measurement resource information used by the present node for interference measurement according to the first measurement resource information transmitted by the coordinated network nodes, and instructing relevant coordinated network nodes to correspondingly configure a resource in accordance with the second measurement resource information of the present node; wherein the second measurement resource includes an interference measurement resource and/or a channel state information reference signal (csi-rs); and performing interference measurement on the second measurement resource.. .

04/14/16
20160104111 

Obtaining loads for next leg or backhaul


Transportation services are matched with a specified demand for transportation services. Categories of transportation services met by capabilities of the transportation service provider is determined, along with preference data concerning the transportation service provider.

04/14/16
20160104110 

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 arranged and an estimate of time of arrival is made based on an estimation of a time for performing a delivery of the load or provide the transportation service, and the time of arrival estimate is adjusted by at least one external factor expected to affect transit time.

04/07/16
20160100423 

Cooperative uplink reception suitable for non-ideal backhaul


A first cell determines that ue(s) should have harq cycle(s) skipped, where each of the ue(s) is to take part in a comp transmission. Skipping is to be performed to enable the first cell to receive information from second cell(s) over backhaul link(s) for the harq transmission(s).
Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy


04/07/16
20160100415 

Full-duplex mesh networks


Systems and methods relating to full duplex mesh networks are disclosed. In one embodiment, a mesh network comprising a plurality of transceiver nodes using a single frequency band may be disclosed, each transceiver node comprising: a first transceiver for transmitting and receiving to and from a backhaul node on the single frequency band; and a second transceiver for transmitting and receiving to and from an access node on the single frequency band, each transceiver of each transceiver node performing self-interference cancellation to send and receive full duplex data on the single frequency band at substantially the same time, thereby enabling the creation of a mesh network with at least one transceiver node having both access and backhaul using only the single frequency band..
Parallel Wireless, Inc.


03/31/16
20160095163 

Method and a single unit small, low-power base station supporting both metro cell outdoor (mco) and metro radio outdoor (mro) operations


A single unit with a backhaul interface and radio card able to support both metro cell outdoor (mco) and metro radio outdoor (mro) operations. The single unit includes a switch used to switch between these operational modes.

03/31/16
20160095121 

Method for installing a hybrid band 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.


03/31/16
20160095107 

Method for deploying a backhaul radio with antenna array


A intelligent backhaul system is disclosed to manage and control multiple intelligent backhaul radios within a geographic zone. The intelligent backhaul system includes multiple intelligent backhaul radios (ibrs) that are able to function in both obstructed and unobstructed line of sight propagation conditions, one or more intelligent backhaul controllers (ibcs) connecting the ibrs with other network elements, and an intelligent backhaul management system (ibms).
Cbf Networks, Inc.


03/31/16
20160095075 

System and clock synchronization in a wireless backhaul network using ieee 1588 precision time protocol


A method and system is disclosed for clock synchronization in a wireless backhaul network, based on the ieee1588 precision time protocol (ptp). The network comprises a plurality of hubs, each hub serving one or more remote backhaul modules.
Blinq Wireless Inc.


03/31/16
20160094286 

Apparatus, system and wireless backhaul and access communication via a common antenna array


Some demonstrative embodiments include apparatuses, systems and/or methods of wireless backhaul and access communication via a common antenna array. For example, an apparatus may include a wireless communication unit to control an antenna array to form one or more first beams for communicating over one or more access links and to form one or more second beams for communicating over one or more backhaul links, the access links including wireless communication links between a wireless communication node and one or more mobile devices, and the backhaul links including wireless communication links between the wireless node and one or more other wireless communication nodes..
Intel Corporation


03/31/16
20160094266 

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.


03/24/16
20160088551 

Untethered access point mesh system and method


A technique for implementing an untethered access point (uap) mesh involves enabling ap-local switching at one or more uaps of the mesh. A system constructed according to the technique may include a wireless switch; an access point (ap) wire-coupled to the wireless switch; and a uap mesh, wirelessly coupled to the ap, including a uap with an ap-local switching engine embodied in a computer-readable medium.
Trapeze Networks, Inc.


03/24/16
20160088519 

Interaction and migration of epc towards virtualized mobile backhaul/sharing of rat (enb, rnc, bsc)


Apparatuses and methods are provided by which a second network is associated to or disassociated from a network element (e.g., an enb) which is connected to a first network, and an association configuration information is sent to the network element, the association configuration information comprising a combination of a first network identification identifying the first network and a second network identification identifying the second network. Based on this association configuration, for example load balancing using both the first and the second network may be carried out..
Nokia Solutions And Networks Management International Gmbh


03/24/16
20160087820 

Joint precoding and multivariate backhaul compression for the downlink of cloud radio access networks


Signals transmitted on the backhaul links of a cloud radio access network may be compressed using joint compression encoding. Joint compression encoding may be performed using a successive estimation-compression architecture.
Interdigital Patent Holdings, Inc.


03/24/16
20160087768 

System and methods for compress and forward relaying schemes in joint signal processing


Embodiments are provided for a compress and forward relaying scheme in joint multi-cell processing. A plurality of base stations receive similar combinations of user signals from a plurality of users, compress the signals using quantization, and relay the signals over respective backhaul links to a processor in the network for decoding the signal.
The Governing Council Of The University Of Toronto


03/24/16
20160087344 

Lens antenna


Disclosed is a lens antenna comprising a dielectric lens consisting of a collimating part and an extension part, and an antenna element. The extension part of the lens comprises a substantially flat surface crossed by the axis of the collimating part, and the antenna element is rigidly fixed on the surface.
Limited Liability Company "radio Gigabit"


03/10/16
20160073427 

Dual connectivity network


A method of transmitting an indication of user equipment uplink buffer status in a wireless communications network in which user equipment is configured to communicate with one or more base stations using dual connectivity techniques, a computer program product and user equipment operable to perform that method. The method comprises: receiving an indication of a dual connectivity configuration to be used by the user equipment for uplink transmission; structuring an uplink buffer status report to group uplink buffer status by one or more scheduler to be used by the user equipment according to the received indication of a dual connectivity configuration; and transmitting the structured uplink buffer status report to the one or more base stations.
Alcatel Lucent


03/10/16
20160073394 

Methods and devices for transmitting scheduling request in wireless access system


The present invention provides methods for transmitting an rs in a wireless access system supporting a multiple connection mode, in which user equipment is connected to two or more small cells, and devices supporting same. According to one embodiment of the present invention, a method for user equipment transmitting a scheduling request (sr) in the wireless access system supporting the multiple connection mode, comprises the steps of: receiving, from a first small cell in the multiple connection mode, an upper layer signal comprising sr parameters for transmitting the sr; generating the sr based on the sr parameters; and transmitting the sr by using a physical uplink control channel (pucch) signal, wherein the sr parameters are pre-established through negotiation with the first small cell and a second small cell in the multiple connection mode, the user equipment in the multiple connection mode maintains connection with the two or more small cells including the first small cell and the second small cell, and wherein the first small cell and the second small cell can be mutually connected through a non-ideal backhaul link..
Lg Electronics Inc.


03/10/16
20160073273 

Activation mechanism for small cells


A method for activation of a wireless communications link between a terminal (ue) and a first base station (scenb) under control of a second base station (menb), the method includes: the second base station (menb) sending a first activation request signal to the terminal (ue); and the terminal (ue), in response to the first activation request signal, sending a second activation request signal to the first base station (scenb). The terminal therefore acts as proxy for communicating an activation request from the second base station to the first base station.
Fujitsu Limited


03/10/16
20160072896 

Computing system with control mechanism and operation thereof


An computing system includes: a storage unit including a memory configured to store a device interface; and a control unit including a processor, coupled to the storage unit, configured to: determine a communication frequency based on a discovery communication for identifying a target device, determine a channel type based on the communication frequency for establishing a backhaul communication to the target device, and determine the device interface to be displayed based on the channel type for controlling the target device for displaying on a client device.. .
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


03/10/16
20160072604 

Providing packet synchronization in a virtual private network


A method and apparatus for providing packet synchronization in a virtual private network. A node that provides backhaul service to a plurality of service providers in the virtual private network receives a synchronization control packet.
Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)


03/03/16
20160065343 

Method and device for transmitting channel status information in wireless access system


The present invention provides methods for transmitting channel status information (csi) in a wireless access system that supports a multi-connection mode in which a terminal is connected to two or more small cells, and devices for supporting the same. A method by which a terminal reports csi in a wireless access system that supports a multi-connection mode, according to one embodiment of the present invention, comprises the steps of: receiving a first physical downlink control channel (pdcch) signal including first resource allocation information from a first small cell which is in a multi-connection mode state; receiving a second pdcch signal including second resource allocation information from a second small cell which is in a multi-connection mode state; and reporting the csi on the basis of the first resource allocation information and the second resource allocation information.
Lg Electronics Inc.


02/25/16
20160057734 

Self backhauling in lte


A system includes a self-backhauled enodeb which communicates via a radio interface with an anchor enodeb, where the self-backhauled enodeb is made reachable in an operator's network via a serving gateway and where the serving gateway of the self-backhauled enodeb owns an ip address associated with the self-backhauled enodeb. The system receives a packet destined for the self-backhauled enodeb and classifies the packet to a bearer associated with a self-backhauled link to the self-backhauled enodeb..
Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)


02/25/16
20160057679 

Cson-aided small cell load balancing based on backhaul information


Methods and systems are disclosed for centralized self-organizing network (cson)-aided small cell load balancing based on backhaul information. In an aspect, a cson server receives periodic or event triggered backhaul capacity reports from each of the plurality of small cell base stations, a backhaul capacity report indicating an uplink and/or downlink capacity state of a backhaul connection over which a small cell base station of the plurality of small cell base stations is connected to a core network, determines load balancing assistance data for at least one of the plurality of small cell base stations based on the backhaul capacity reports received from each of the plurality of small cell base stations, and provides the load balancing assistance data to the at least one of the plurality of small cell base stations..
Qualcomm Incorporated


02/25/16
20160057670 

Method and apparatus at the physical and link layer for mobile communications


In a cellular telecommunications network, a mobile communication system to offload data traffic from base stations to small-node devices, includes a radio base station, a plurality of small-node devices, a macro-base-station-to-the-small-node-device (bs2d) communication section configured to receive a first control-plane message from the radio base station over a bs2d communication link, a small-node-device-to-user-equipment (d2ue) communication section configured to transmit user-plane data to a user equipment over a wireless d2ue communication link established responsive to the first control-plane message, and a center small-node device. The center small-node device includes a buffer section, a backhaul communication section configured to receive the user-plane traffic data from a server over a backhaul link, and is configured to manage d2ue connections between the plurality of small-node devices and the mobile station, buffer data to be transmitted in downlink and uplink for the plurality of small-node devices, and conduct a link adaptation for the d2ue connections..
Ntt Docomo, Inc.


02/18/16
20160050057 

Methods and devices for transmitting sounding reference signal in wireless access system


The present invention provides methods for transmitting a sounding reference signal (srs) in a wireless access system supporting a multiple connection mode, in which user equipment is connected to two or more small cells, and devices for supporting same. According to one embodiment of the present invention, the method for the user equipment transmitting the srs in the wireless access system supporting the multiple connection mode, comprises the steps of: receiving, from a first small cell in the multiple connection mode, a control signal requesting an aperiodic srs transmission; and confirming whether a first srs resource region for the aperiodic srs transmission to the first small cell and a second srs resource region for a periodic srs transmission to a second small cell in the multiple connection mode overlap, wherein the user equipment in the multiple connection mode maintains multiple connections with the two or more small cells, including the first small cell and the second small cell, and wherein the first small cell and the second small cell can be mutually connected through a non-ideal backhaul link..
Lg Electronics Inc.


02/11/16
20160044600 

Power control method and apparatus in wireless access system


The present invention provides methods for transmitting a scheduling request (sr) in a wireless access system supporting a multiple connection mode, in which a terminal is connected to two or more small cells, and apparatuses supporting the same. According to one embodiment of the present invention, a method for transmitting an sr, by a terminal, in a wireless access system supporting a multiple connection mode comprises the steps of: receiving an upper layer signal including an sr parameter for sr transmission from a first small cell which is in a multiple connection mode state; generating an sr on the basis of the sr parameter; and transmitting the sr using a physical uplink control channel (pucch) signal.
Lg Electronics Inc.


02/11/16
20160044572 

Operation of a multi bearer device in an lmr network


A communication system that enables remotely located lmr terminals to take part in calls within a normal lmr network using an intermediate bearer. A multi bearer device enables local direct mode communications from the terminal to use an ip backhaul network.

02/11/16
20160043851 

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, reference signal information, and information related to at least one of a localized type and a distributed type..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


02/11/16
20160043845 

Method and device for sending and receiving a reference signal


The present invention relates to a method for sending and receiving a reference signal for a backhaul subframe in a wireless communication system in which a relay is present and also to a device therefor, constituted in such a way that common reference signals for a plurality of receiving devices and reference signals dedicated to separate receiving devices are allocated dispersed in a subframe, and the common reference signals and the dedicated reference signals are generated and are sent and received via the subframe. The present invention can improve the channel estimation performance for subframes in a wireless communication system.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


02/04/16
20160037552 

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


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


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


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


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


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


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.




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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