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Date/App# patent app List of recent Radio Resource Control-related patents
05/19/16
20160143059 
 Systems, apparatuses, and methods for processing random acccess response messages for coverage constrained devices patent thumbnailnew patent Systems, apparatuses, and methods for processing random acccess response messages for coverage constrained devices
Disclosed herein are methods, apparatuses, and systems for establishing lightweight communications between different network components. A messaging process is utilized which includes a random access procedure for a user equipment (ue) and an enodeb, and a messaging sequence comprising a reduced number of messages (compared to a legacy radio resource control (rrc) connection messaging sequence) exchanged between different nodes of the network to establish a lightweight connection.
Intel Corporation


05/19/16
20160142961 
 Network coverage hole detection patent thumbnailnew patent Network coverage hole detection
A technology for a user equipment (ue) that is operable to connect to a third generation partnership project (3gpp) long term evolution (lte) cell in a cellular network. Logged minimization of drive test (mdt) measurements can be recorded at the ue at a selected rate when the ue is in a radio resource control (rrc) idle mode in a first lte cell in a cellular network.
Intel Ip Corporation


05/19/16
20160142184 
 Method for reporting a radio link control re-transmission failure and a device therefor patent thumbnailnew patent Method for reporting a radio link control re-transmission failure and a device therefor
The present invention relates to a wireless communication system. More specifically, the present invention relates to a method and a device for reporting an rlc (radio link control) re-transmission failure in the wireless communication system, the method comprising: communicating with both the first bs and the second bs, wherein the first bs has a radio resource control (rrc) connection with the ue; and reporting to the first bs, a radio link control (rlc) retransmission error without rrc connection re-establishment for the first bs if the rlc retransmission error occurs in an rlc entity transmitting rlc pdu (protocol data unit) to the second bs..
Lg Electronics Inc.


05/12/16
20160135236 
 Connection setup method, apparatus, and system patent thumbnailConnection setup method, apparatus, and system
Embodiments of the present invention provide a connection setup method, apparatus, and system. The method in the present invention includes: sending information about to-be-provided connection request resources to a user equipment ue set; receiving a connection request message that is sent on a selected connection request resource by one ue in the user equipment set; acquiring a first information segment of a radio resource control connection request of the ue according to the selected connection request resource and the mapping relationship; receiving a radio resource control connection request message that is sent, by the ue, on a radio resource that corresponds to the resource scheduling information; and determining radio resource control connection request information of the ue according to the first information segment of the radio resource control connection request and a second information segment of the radio resource control connection request..
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.


05/12/16
20160135231 
 Method for performing connecting operation with multiple communication systems in network including multiple communication systems interworking with each other, and  same patent thumbnailMethod for performing connecting operation with multiple communication systems in network including multiple communication systems interworking with each other, and same
A method for performing a connecting operation with multiple communication systems by a terminal in a network including the multiple communication systems interworking with each other according to the present invention comprises the steps of: transmitting, to an interworking entity of a first communication system, a result of scanning a base station of a second communication system in a state where the terminal is radio resource control (rrc)-connected with the first communication system and is in an idle with the second communication system; receiving a first message from the interworking entity of the first communication system, the first message including a first indicator instructing the terminal to perform an association process with the base station of the second communication system and a second indicator instructing the terminal to operate in a power saving mode with the second communication system; performing the association process with the base station of the second communication system on the basis of the first indicator of the first message; switching into an rrc idle mode state with the first communication system and entering the power saving mode from the idle mode with the second communication system on the basis of the second indicator of the first message, after performing the association process; and receiving, from a base station of the first communication system, a paging message for the second communication system through a paging channel of the first communication system.. .
Lg Electronics Inc.


05/12/16
20160135181 
 Systems and methods for license assisted access patent thumbnailSystems and methods for license assisted access
A user equipment (ue) is described. The ue includes a higher layer processor configured to receive a radio resource control (rrc) message to specify subframes for a channel state information-reference signal (csi-rs).
Sharp Laboratories Of America, Inc.


05/12/16
20160135174 
 Method and  managing data radio bearers for dual connectivity in wireless communication system patent thumbnailMethod and managing data radio bearers for dual connectivity in wireless communication system
A method and apparatus for establishing/modifying/releasing data radio bearers (drbs) in a wireless communication system is provided. A master enodeb (menb) in dual connectivity transmits a request message, which includes information on e-utran radio access bearers (e-rabs) to be set up/modified/released, to a secondary enb (senb) in dual connectivity through an x2 interface;\, and receives a response message, which includes radio resource control (rrc) connection reconfiguration related information based on the e-rabs to be set up/modified/released, as a response to the request message from the senb through the x2 interface..
Lg Electronics Inc.


05/12/16
20160135095 
 Device and  handling network configurations patent thumbnailDevice and handling network configurations
A communication device for handling network configurations comprises a storage unit for storing instructions and a processing means coupled to the storage unit. The processing means is configured to execute the instructions stored in the storage unit.
Htc Corporation


05/12/16
20160135091 
 Method and  performing power control by terminal in wireless communication system using multiple carriers patent thumbnailMethod and performing power control by terminal in wireless communication system using multiple carriers
A method of activating or deactivating frequency resources at a terminal configured with a primary frequency resource and one or more non-primary frequency resources in a wireless communication system, and the terminal are discussed. The method according to one embodiment includes receiving a medium access control (mac) signal for activating the one or more non-primary frequency resources; activating the one or more non-primary frequency resources; and deactivating the one or more non-primary frequency resources on expiry of a specific time period configured by radio resource control (rrc) signaling, the specific time period being for which of the one or more non-primary frequency resources are activated..
Lg Electronics Inc.


05/05/16
20160127980 
 Extended access barring patent thumbnailExtended access barring
A system and method for authorizing access to a transmission station for a mobile device is disclosed. The mobile device can receive device extended access barring (eab) configuration information in a broadcast control channel (bcch) from a transmission station.
Intel Corporation


04/28/16
20160119955 

Maintaining communication between mobile terminal and network in mobile communication system


According to one embodiment, a method for maintaining a communication between a mobile terminal and a network in a mobile communication system includes: determining whether a state of the mobile terminal is in an unsynchronized state while maintaining a radio resource control (rrc) connected state with the network; performing a random access channel (rach) procedure for a synchronized state if it is determined that the state of the mobile terminal is in the unsynchronized state while maintaining the rrc connected state with the network; and after performing the rach procedure, transitioning from the synchronized state to the unsynchronized state with the network while maintaining the rrc connected state with the network when a timer expires.. .
Lg Electronics Inc.


04/28/16
20160119896 

Methods for handling of user equipment pages in radio resource control connected mode


Certain aspects of the present methods for handling user equipment (ue) pages in a radio resource control (rrc) connected mode of the ue. Aspects of the present disclosure may effectively scale a point (in time) until which the ue shall handle pages in the rrc connected mode, and after which the ue detects out-of-sync with the nw, which may allow the ue to performs procedures that may help enhance user experience..
Qualcomm Incorporated


04/28/16
20160119826 

Method and device for transmitting data in wireless communication system supporting dual connectivity


Disclosed are a method and a device for transmitting data in a wireless communication system supporting dual connectivity. The method for transmitting data in a wireless communication system supporting dual connectivity comprises the steps of: transmitting channel state information between a small base station and a terminal to a macro base station; receiving a radio resource control (rrc) connection reconfiguration message from the macro base station; releasing a connection with the small base station on the basis of the rrc connection reconfiguration message; and transmitting, to the macro base station, a pdcp state report including information on a sequence number of a packet data convergence protocol (pdcp) service data unit (sdu) which has not been received..
Pantech Inc.


04/21/16
20160113058 

Method and sequential forwarding considering multi-flow in dual connectivity system


The present invention provides a method for user equipment receiving multi-flow data with respect to one evolved packet system (eps) bearer through a macro base station (macro enb) and a small base station (small enb) in a wireless communication system supporting dual connectivity. The method comprises the steps of: a packet data convergence protocol (pdcp) entity of the user equipment receiving pdcp packet data units (pdu) through the macro base station and the small base station from a pdcp entity of the macro base station; obtaining pdcp service data units (sdu) corresponding to pdcp pdus; and receiving from the macro base station information related to a sequence timer for the pdcp sdus through a radio resource control (rrc) message, wherein the pdcp sdus are indicated by a predefined pdcp sequence number (sn)..

04/21/16
20160113052 

Telecommunications method, telecommunications system, primary node, secondary node and user equipment


A telecommunications method for a telecommunications system comprising a user equipment (202) in dual connection with a primary node (204) and a secondary node (206) is disclosed. The method comprises generating configuration information for the user equipment at a virtual radio resource control entity (210) of the secondary node or at the user equipment; transmitting the configuration information from the secondary node or the user equipment to a radio resource control entity (210) of the primary node; and transmitting the configuration information from the primary node to the other of the user equipment or secondary node from where the configuration information is received..

04/21/16
20160112912 

Hs-dsch inter-node b cell change


A radio resource control (rrc) message is received by a radio resource control (rrc) device of a user equipment (ue). The rrc message notifies the fdd ue of a high speed dedicated shared channel (hs-dsch) inter-node b cell change.

04/21/16
20160112892 

Channel state information procedure for enhanced component carriers


Techniques are provided for transmitting reference signals and csi reports within a wireless communications system using variable length downlink or uplink transmission time intervals (ttis). Csi reference signals and csi reports may be transmitted at times that accommodate the variable length ttis.

04/07/16
20160100384 

Reference signal configuration for coordinated multipoint


Coordinated multipoint (comp) involves multiple transmission points or cells coordinating their individual transmissions so that a target user equipment (ue) experiences enhanced signal reception and/or reduced interference. In order to optimally implement downlink comp, a serving cell needs to obtain channel state information (csi) for the downlink channels from the multiple transmission points to the ue.
Intel Corporation


04/07/16
20160100344 

Paging for circuit switched fallback (csfb) in long term evolution (lte) connected mode


Methods, apparatuses and computer readable media are described that analyze and communicate signaling messages between a mobile wireless device and a wireless access network to realize a circuit switched fallback (csfb) procedure when the mobile wireless device is initially in a radio resource control connected mode with the wireless network. A set of information elements of a paging message is analyzed, and based on contents of the set of information elements and an internal state of the mobile wireless device, connections between the mobile wireless device and first and second wireless access networks are changed to realize the csfb procedure..
Apple Inc.


03/31/16
20160095027 

Method and performing handover in a wireless communication system


A method for performing handover by wireless user equipment (ue) is provided. The ue includes a long term evolution-mobile extreme convergence (lte-mxc) application processor, a lte processor and a digital signal processor (dsp).
Apple Inc.


03/31/16
20160094542 

On-demand serving network authentication


A method, an apparatus, and a computer program product for wireless communication are provided. A method includes transmitting a request to a serving network with a nonce and a signature request directed to a network function of the serving network, receiving a response to the request from the serving network, and authenticating the serving network based on the signature of the network function.
Qualcomm Incorporated


03/31/16
20160094287 

Method and providing channel state information-reference signal (csi-rs) configuration information in a wireless communication system supporting multiple antennas


A method for receiving channel state information (csi) feedback by a base station supporting multiple transmit antennas from a mobile station; the base station therefore; a method for transmitting csi feedback by a mobile station to a base station supporting multiple transmit antennas; and the mobile station therefore are discussed. The method for receiving csi feedback by a base station includes according to one embodiment configuring, by the base station via radio resource control (rrc) signaling, one or more channel state information-reference signal (csi-rs) configurations and one or more null resource element (re) configurations; transmitting csi-rss; and receiving the csi feedback measured based on the csi-rss and the one or more null re configurations.
Lg Electronics Inc.


03/24/16
20160088678 

Network initiated evolved packet core (epc) and ip multimedia subsystem (ims) network usage optimization algorithm for lte capable smartphones connected to wireless lan (wi-fi) network


According to some embodiments, an lte node determines that a wireless device is in radio resource control (rrc) idle mode and starts an inactivity timer tw. In response to expiry of the inactivity timer tw, the lte node directs the wireless device to a legacy node..
Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)


03/24/16
20160088594 

Device and supporting reduced data transmission bandwidth


An enodeb (enb), user equipment (ue) and method for operating using a reduced data transmission bandwidth are generally described. The ue may receive downlink control information (dci) that provides a resource allocation (ra) of a reduced physical resource block (prbmin) of less than 1 prb for communications in a prb of a subframe.

03/24/16
20160088559 

Network vetting of wireless mobile device initiated disconnect


Technology is discussed for allowing a wireless mobile device, such as a user equipment (ue), to coordinate with a radio access network, such as an evolved-universal terrestrial radio access network (e-utran), to tear down a power intensive messaging connection, such as a radio resource control (rrc) connection, to met needs of both the ue and the e-utran. The ue can initiate the tear down process based on information at the ue about the potential need of the ue for the rrc connection and/or the state of the ue's battery charge.
Intel Corporation


03/17/16
20160081029 

Techniques for managing idle state activity in mobile devices


An apparatus may comprise a radio-frequency (rf) transceiver and a message aggregation module arranged to intercept multiple messages from one or more mobile data applications during an idle mode of a device, one or more of the multiple messages operable to trigger a transition of the device from the idle mode to a connected mode by causing a radio resource control message to be sent from the device to a radio access network, the message aggregation module to store the multiple messages in a buffer associated with the one or more mobile data applications in order to maintain the device in the idle mode, and schedule for transmission by the rf transceiver the stored messages at a defined time instance based on a delay tolerance for the one or more mobile data applications when the device is in the connected mode. Other embodiments are disclosed and claimed..
Intel Corporation


03/10/16
20160073404 

Method and simultaneous use of both licensed and unlicensed wireless spectrum


A control circuit determines that a wireless portable electronic device currently being serviced via licensed wireless spectrum should also be served via unlicensed wireless spectrum and then transmits a radio resource control (rrc) message to cause the wireless portable electronic device to connect to a network node operating in the unlicensed wireless spectrum. By one approach this control circuit comprises an evolved node-b base station in a long term evolution (lte) radio access network (ran) and the network node operating in the unlicensed wireless spectrum comprises an 802.11-compatible wireless local area network node..
Blackberry Limited


03/03/16
20160066288 

Signaling of enhanced power control for eimta interference mitigation


Methods, systems, and-devices are described for interference mitigation in a time-division duplex(tdd)wireless communication system. First and second subframe types may be identified for tdd subframes to be transmitted using the system.
Qualcomm Incorporated


03/03/16
20160066242 

User equipment triggered handover with long connected-discontinuous-reception cycle in connected mode


While operating in connected discontinuous reception (c-drx) mode, a wireless communication device may initiate handover operations when a neighboring base station is determined by the wireless communication device to be a better serving cell than a base station operating as the current serving cell for the wireless communication device. Instead of transmitting a measurement report to the current serving cell, the wireless communication device may select one of the neighboring base stations as the new serving cell, responsive to measurements of the current serving cell and the neighboring cells performed by the wireless communication device during the on-duration of the c-drx cycle.
Apple Inc.


03/03/16
20160066241 

Pdcp operation for dual connection


An apparatus of a communication network detects that a modification of a radio resource control connection for a user equipment is required. The apparatus decides, based on the detected modification requirement, if a re-establishment of a packet data convergence protocol is required for a first radio bearer and/or a second radio bearer, and indicates, in a radio resource control reconfiguration message, the first radio bearer and/or the second radio bearer for which re-establishment of the packet data convergence protocol is required.
Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy


03/03/16
20160066190 

Access control for closed subscriber groups


A user equipment receives from a network a transmitted (broadcast) access mode indicator that indicates whether a closed subscriber group csg network is being operated as open or closed, and if it indicates open a user equipment ue that is not a registered member of the csg is allowed access to the closed subscriber group network as a guest member. The csg network can provide higher priority services to its registered members by differentiating them over guest members by an indication, received from each ue in its radio resource control connection request message, whether it is registered or a guest.
Cellular Communications Equipment Llc


02/25/16
20160057806 

User equipment, network node, and methods for managing an extended discontinuous reception cycle mode


A method in a user equipment, ue, for managing an extended discontinuous reception, drx, cycle mode. The ue is operating in a network and is in a radio resource control, rrc, connected state.
Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson


02/25/16
20160057795 

Method and performing state transition for device-to-device communication


A method and apparatus for performing a state transition for device to device (d2d) communication are provided. The method includes determining whether d2d initiation is required, while a terminal is operating in a first or a second state defined by eps (enhanced packet system) mobility management (emm)-deregistered and eps connection management (ecm)-idle at a non-access stratum (nas) layer and radio resource control (rrc)-idle.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


02/18/16
20160050615 

Extended access barring


A system and method for authorizing access to a transmission station for a mobile device is disclosed. The mobile device can receive device extended access barring (eab) configuration information in a broadcast control channel (bcch) from a transmission station.

02/18/16
20160050077 

Method for performing evolved multimedia broadcast and multicast service (embms) counting in wireless systems


A method for performing evolved multimedia broadcast and multicast service (embms) counting efficiently in wireless systems is provided. The method includes receiving by a radio link control (rlc) layer of a user equipment (ue), a multicast control channel (mcch) packet containing an mbms counting request from a network.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


02/11/16
20160044744 

Method for deactivating scells during scg change procedure and a device therefor


The present invention relates to a wireless communication system. More specifically, the present invention relates to a method and a device for deactivating scells during scg change procedure in the wireless communication system, the method comprising: configuring a pcell (primary cell) in a master base station (bs) and a pscell (primary-secondary cell) and one or more scells (secondary cells) in a secondary bs; receiving an rrc (radio resource control) reconfiguration message indicating a scg (secondary cell group) change procedure while maintaining a connection with the master base station; and deactivating the one or more scells in the secondary bs if the pscell is not changed by the scg change procedure..
Lg Electronics Inc.


02/11/16
20160044737 

Method and operating buffer state report in wireless communication system supporting device to device communication


A method of supporting a buffer status report (bsr) associated with a device-to-device (d2d) communication includes: establishing a radio resource control (rrc) connection with an evolved nodeb (enb) and receiving configuration information associated with a d2d communication from the enb, the configuration information including information of a resource allocation mode for a d2d data transmission and information of a timer associated with a bsr for a d2d data transmission; determining, by a user equipment (ue), a radio link failure (rlf), the rlf being associated with a connection problem of the rrc connection; initializing a re-establishment process for the rrc connection; canceling all bsrs for a d2d data transmission in response to the determined rlf, the canceled bsrs for a d2d data transmission being associated with a d2d data transmission scheduled by the enb; and initializing the timer associated with a bsr for a d2d data transmission.. .
Innovative Technology Lab Co., Ltd.


02/11/16
20160044727 

Access class barring for device-to-device proximity service communications


Methods, systems, and devices are described for access class barring (acb) operations for device-to-device (d2d proximity service communications. An acb parameter may be defined and assigned to ues that is associated with discovery or communication operations for normal and high priority user equipments (ues).
Qualcomm Incorporated


02/11/16
20160044639 

Method for processing a packet data convergence protocol reordering function at a user equipment in a dual connectivity system and device therefor


The present invention relates to a wireless communication system. More specifically, the present invention relates to a method and a device for processing a pdcp reordering function in a dual connectivity system, the method comprising: performing a pdcp (packet data convergence protocol) reordering function using a reordering timer; receiving an rrc (radio resource control) reconfiguration message indicating a pdcp entity is to be associated with one rlc entity; and disabling the pdcp reordering function immediately by resetting the reordering timer if the pdcp entity is re-established according to the rrc reconfiguration message..
Lg Electronics Inc.


02/11/16
20160044545 

Fast return after circuit switched fall back (csfb) radio resource control connection failure


A user equipment (ue) improves wireless communication when the ue returns or attempts to return to a first radio access technology (rat) from a second rat after a circuit switched fall back (csfb) call failure due to a radio resource control (rrc) connection failure. In one instance, the ue successfully redirects to the second rat from a first rat.
Qualcomm Incorporated


02/11/16
20160044488 

Method and providing proximity service


The present invention relates to a method and an apparatus for managing a user equipment (ue), by a base station (enodeb), in a wireless communication system supporting a proximity service (prose). More particularly, the method comprises the steps of: determining the connection state of a ue; and starting a radio resource control (rrc) inactivity timer when the connection state of the ue is idle, wherein the connection state is determined according to whether the ue performs infrastructure communication and whether the ue performs prose communication..
Lg Electronics Inc.


02/11/16
20160044479 

Data packet transmission


Embodiments of the present invention provide a data packet transmission method and a device, which relate to the communications field, so as to reduce a storage burden on a base station in a data transmission process. The method includes: acquiring, by a base station that serves a ue, instruction information of a small data packet; and after receiving a radio resource control message sent from the ue, acquiring, by the base station that serves the ue, the small data packet from a core network device according to the instruction information of the small data packet, and sending the small data packet to the ue.
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.


02/11/16
20160043834 

Drx and harq operations in adaptive tdd systems


A method of drx and harq operation enhancement in adaptive tdd systems is proposed. A ue establishes a radio resource control (rrc) connection with a base station in a mobile communication network.
Mediatek Inc.


02/04/16
20160037488 

Radio resource control for d2d communication


This disclosure generally relates to radio resource control for d2d communication. In one embodiment, a master ue of the d2d communication may obtain radio resource information of a slave ue before performing radio resource configuration for the d2d communication between the master ue and the slave ue.
Microsoft Corporation


02/04/16
20160037334 

Method and supporting machine-type communications with a mobile-originated-only mode


A method and apparatus for supporting machine-type communications (mtc) are disclosed. A wireless transmit/receive unit (wtru) may configure itself to operate in a mobile-originated-only mode.
Interdigital Patent Holdings, Inc.


01/28/16
20160029426 

Systems, apparatuses, and methods for lightweight over-the-air signaling mechanisms in data communications


Disclosed herein are methods, apparatuses, and systems for utilizing lightweight communication protocols between different network components. A messaging process is utilized which includes a random access procedure for a user equipment (ue) and an enodeb, and a messaging sequence comprising a reduced number of messages (compared to a legacy radio resource control (rrc) connection messaging sequence) exchanged between different nodes of the network to establish a connection.

01/21/16
20160021697 

Intelligent radio resource control (rrc) connection re-establishment


A mobile device, or a server in communication with the mobile device, identifies a failure scenario for previously-failed radio resource control (rrc) connection re-establishment requests, from the mobile device, in a long-term evolution (lte) network. The mobile device, or server, monitors real-time context data for a match with the failure scenario and applies preemptive settings for an upcoming rrc connection re-establishment attempt in response to identifying a match with the failure scenario.
Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc.


01/21/16
20160021569 

Apparatus and method to reduce denial of service during mme overload and shutdown conditions


A communication device configured to perform a load balancing procedure in response to a mobility management entity being overloaded and/or shut down. The base station can be configured to generate a radio resource control (rrc) connection reject message including a load balancing clause.
Broadcom Corporation


01/21/16
20160020983 

Load estimation in 3gpp networks


Loading estimation of 3gpp networks. One or more metrics relating to a cell of a 3gpp network may be measured.
Apple Inc.


01/14/16
20160014842 

Data bundling and fast dormancy based upon intelligent application learning


Data bundling and fast dormancy controls are provided based on application monitoring and classification. Moreover, a balance is enabled between saving battery power of a user equipment (ue) and reducing signaling and processing load in a radio resource controller (rrc).
At&t Mobility Ii Llc


01/14/16
20160014825 

Method and performing device to device service in wireless communication system


One embodiment of the present invention provides a method and an apparatus for performing device to device (d2d) service in a wireless communication system, and specifically, provides a method for using a discovery signal including an identifier which can be identified in a physical layer and the like when a terminal supporting a d2d service receives a signal related to an advertisement. The invention determines whether to receive an additional advertisement signal on the basis of the identifier.
Lg Electronics Inc.


01/14/16
20160014815 

Methods and connectionless access


Certain aspects of the present disclosure generally relate to techniques for connectionless access by a wireless device. Such connectionless access may allow for the transmission of data without the overhead associated with establishing conventional connected access (e.g., radio resource control (rrc) connection) to a network.
Qualcomm Incorporated


01/14/16
20160014720 

Method and multimedia broadcast multicast services (mbms) service feedback


A method and apparatus are described for providing multimedia broadcast multicast services (mbms) service feedback. A wireless transmit/receive unit (wtru) may receive an mbms service query message over an mbms control channel and transmit an mbms service response.
Interdigital Patent Holdings, Inc.


01/14/16
20160014658 

Method and avoiding call drops during serving radio network subsystem (srns) relocation procedure


A method and apparatus for avoiding call drops during serving radio network subsystem (srns) relocation procedure are described. In an aspect, the method may include receiving an srns relocation message and initiating a handover procedure from a first radio network subsystem (rns) to a second rns based on the srns relocation message.
Qualcomm Incorporated


01/14/16
20160014629 

Qos verification and throughput measurement for minimization of drive test


A method of throughput and data volume measurement for minimization of drive test (mdt) is proposed. A base station establishes a radio resource control (rrc) connection with a user equipment (ue) in a mobile communication network.
Mediatek Inc.


01/14/16
20160014627 

Qos verification and throughput measurement for minimization of drive test


A method of throughput and data volume measurement for minimization of drive test (mdt) is proposed. A base station establishes a radio resource control (rrc) connection with a user equipment (ue) in a mobile communication network.
Mediatek Inc.


01/14/16
20160014626 

Method and performing data transmission in wireless communication system


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


01/14/16
20160014154 

Controlling access to an operator network by non-conforming devices


A device is configured to receive an alarm message from a particular device that received a radio resource control request from a client device. The alarm message may indicate that a threshold access limit to an operator network is satisfied by the client device or that a particular protocol is being used by the client device.
Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc.


01/07/16
20160007403 

Radio communication system, radio station, radio terminal, communication control method, and non-transitory computer readable medium


A radio terminal (3) can perform carrier aggregation using a first cell (10) of a first radio station (1) and a second cell (20) of a second radio station (2). The first radio station (1) performs, with the radio terminal (3), radio resource control for the first cell (10) and the second cell (20) in order to perform the carrier aggregation.
Nec Corporation


01/07/16
20160007332 

Radio communication system, radio station, radio terminal, communication control method, and non-transitory computer readable medium


A radio terminal (3) can perform carrier aggregation using a first cell (10) of a first radio station (1) and a second cell (20) of a second radio station (2). The first radio station (1) performs, with the radio terminal (3), radio resource control for the first cell (10) and the second cell (20) in order to perform the carrier aggregation.
Nec Corporation


01/07/16
20160007250 

Wireless communication supporting reconfiguration of radio link control parameters


A variety of wireless communication methods and apparatus for supporting reconfiguration of radio link control (rlc) parameters are disclosed. A radio resource control (rrc) reconfiguration message is generated that indicates that an rlc unit in a wireless transmit/receive unit (wtru) or a universal terrestrial radio access network (utran) should be reconfigured from supporting flexible size rlc protocol data units (pdus) to supporting fixed size rlc pdus.
Interdigital Technology Corporation


01/07/16
20160007240 

Procedures for 3gpp circuit switched fallback


Mobile devices, base stations, and/or relay stations may implement csfb (circuit switched fallback) operations by using rrc (radio resource control) connection release and/or handover procedures. If the csfb rat (radio access technology) target is not well configured, the ue may be informed and provisioned by the nw during a csfb procedure with the information to return to lte.
Apple Inc.


01/07/16
20160007239 

Method and system for improving circuit switched fall back (csfb) performance


A method and a system to improve circuit switched fall back (csfb) performance specified in the 3rd generation partnership project (3gpp) standard are provided. The system includes a user equipment (ue) to collect a neighbor frequency list from the network along with the redirection frequency transmitted by the long term evolution (lte) network in response to extended service request (esr) initiated by the ue.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


12/31/15
20150382345 

Devices for multi-group communications


A user equipment (ue) configured for multi-group communications is described. The ue includes a processor and instructions stored in memory that is in electronic communication with the processor.
Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha


12/31/15
20150382266 

Method and managing user equipment history information in wireless communication network


A method and an apparatus are provided in a first radio access technology (rat). Mobility history information is generated including information on a time duration while in a second rat.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


12/31/15
20150382257 

In-device coexistence interference report control method and apparatus of network in mobile communication system


An in-device coexistence interference report control method of a network for terminal to inform the network of interference among heterogeneous radio communication modules coexisting in the terminal is provided. The method includes determining, at a terminal when a terminal capability enquiry message is received from a base station, whether the base station supports an in-device coexistence (idc) interference report, transmitting, when the idc interference report is supported, a terminal capacity information message to the base station, receiving a radio resource control (rrc) connection reconfiguration message including information on whether terminal's idc interference indicator transmission is permitted from the base station; and transmitting an rrc connection reconfiguration complete message to the base station in response to the rrc connection reconfiguration message.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


12/31/15
20150382256 

In-device coexistence interference report control method and apparatus of network in mobile communication system


An in-device coexistence interference report control method of a network for terminal to inform the network of interference among heterogeneous radio communication modules coexisting in the terminal is provided. The method includes determining, at a terminal when a terminal capability enquiry message is received from a base station, whether the base station supports an in-device coexistence (idc) interference report, transmitting, when the idc interference report is supported, a terminal capacity information message to the base station, receiving a radio resource control (rrc) connection reconfiguration message including information on whether terminal's idc interference indicator transmission is permitted from the base station; and transmitting an rrc connection reconfiguration complete message to the base station in response to the rrc connection reconfiguration message.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


12/31/15
20150382249 

In-device coexistence interference report control method and apparatus of network in mobile communication system


An in-device coexistence interference report control method of a network for terminal to inform the network of interference among heterogeneous radio communication modules coexisting in the terminal is provided. The method includes determining, at a terminal when a terminal capability enquiry message is received from a base station, whether the base station supports an in-device coexistence (idc) interference report, transmitting, when the idc interference report is supported, a terminal capacity information message to the base station, receiving a radio resource control (rrc) connection reconfiguration message including information on whether terminal's idc interference indicator transmission is permitted from the base station; and transmitting an rrc connection reconfiguration complete message to the base station in response to the rrc connection reconfiguration message.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


12/31/15
20150382248 

In-device coexistence interference report control method and apparatus of network in mobile communication system


An in-device coexistence interference report control method of a network for terminal to inform the network of interference among heterogeneous radio communication modules coexisting in the terminal is provided. The method includes determining, at a terminal when a terminal capability enquiry message is received from a base station, whether the base station supports an in-device coexistence (idc) interference report, transmitting, when the idc interference report is supported, a terminal capacity information message to the base station, receiving a radio resource control (rrc) connection reconfiguration message including information on whether terminal's idc interference indicator transmission is permitted from the base station; and transmitting an rrc connection reconfiguration complete message to the base station in response to the rrc connection reconfiguration message.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


12/31/15
20150382247 

In-device coexistence interference report control method and apparatus of network in mobile communication system


An in-device coexistence interference report control method of a network for terminal to inform the network of interference among heterogeneous radio communication modules coexisting in the terminal is provided. The method includes determining, at a terminal when a terminal capability enquiry message is received from a base station, whether the base station supports an in-device coexistence (idc) interference report, transmitting, when the idc interference report is supported, a terminal capacity information message to the base station, receiving a radio resource control (rrc) connection reconfiguration message including information on whether terminal's idc interference indicator transmission is permitted from the base station; and transmitting an rrc connection reconfiguration complete message to the base station in response to the rrc connection reconfiguration message.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


12/31/15
20150382182 

Method and managing user equipment history information in wireless communication network


A method and an apparatus are provided in a wireless communication system. Mobility history information is generated including information on a time duration corresponding to out-of-service.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


12/24/15
20150373776 

Simultaneous secondary-cell release for licensed shared access


A 3gpp lte protocol enhancement realizes the full benefit of dynamic frequency sharing systems by enhancing current secondary-cell (scell) release mechanisms to support licensed shared access (lsa) when lsa frequency bands are reclaimed. An enhanced signaling mechanism to reduces over-the-air signaling overhead in carrier aggregated enabled evolved node bs by using broadcast messages rather than generating individual message exchanges with each user equipment (ue) for release of scells.

12/24/15
20150373764 

Management of radio resource control for device-to-device communication


Measures are provided for management of rrc for d2d communication. Such measures include setting a connected state of rrc for device(s) of a pair of devices.
Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy


12/24/15
20150373733 

Method and configuring and using small data radio bearers


Apparatuses and methods for control of small data transmission by a user equipment (ue) are described herein. The ue may determine that data to be transmitted by the ue is small data if a size of the data is below a threshold.
Intel Ip Corporation


12/24/15
20150373695 

Allocation of uplink control channel resources from mapped resource region


For controlling radio transmission in a cellular communication network, a node of the cellular communication network determines a mapping between control channel elements of a downlink control channel and resources of an uplink control channel. The node determines a group of the resources of the uplink control channel which are mapped to a subgroup of the control channel elements.
Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)


12/24/15
20150373608 

Apparatuses, methods, and systems to reduce handover latency in an integrated wireless local area network and cellular network


Embodiments include apparatuses, methods, and systems to reduce handover latency in an integrated wireless local area network (wlan) and wireless cellular network. In embodiments, a user equipment (ue) may communicate with a packet data network (pdn) gateway (p-gw) via the wlan and/or the wireless cellular network.

12/24/15
20150373602 

Preemptive mobile handover preparation


Apparatuses and methods for performing preemptive mobile handover preparation are provided. One such method of wireless communication for a wireless communication device includes receiving a first radio resource control (rrc) handover preparation message including information sufficient to enable a handover to each of a plurality of preselected target cells, storing the handover information for each of the plurality of preselected target cells, selecting, at the wireless communication device, a first preselected target cell from the plurality of preselected target cells, performing a handover to the first preselected target cell of the plurality of preselected target cells, and sending an rrc connection reconfiguration complete message to the first preselected target cell..
Qualcomm Incorporated


12/24/15
20150373573 

Apparatus and reporting logged measurement in wireless communication system


A method and apparatus of reporting logged measurements in a wireless communication system is provided. A user equipment in a radio resource control (rrc) connected mode receives minimization of drive tests (mdt) configuration from a base station and starts a validity timer upon receiving the mdt configuration.
Lg Electronics Inc.


12/17/15
20150365937 

Signaling for downlink coordinated multipoint in a wireless communication system


Embodiments herein describe apparatuses, systems, and methods for signaling to support downlink coordinated multipoint (comp) communications with a user equipment (ue) in a wireless communication network. In embodiments, the ue may be configured with a plurality of channel state information (csi) processes (e.g., via radio resource control (rrc) signaling) to use for providing csi feedback to an evolved node b (enb) to support downlink comp communications.
Intel Corporation


12/17/15
20150365856 

Managing radio resource control (rrc) state transitions at a user equipment


The present disclosure presents a method and an apparatus for managing radio resource control (rrc) state transitions at a user equipment (ue). For example, the method may include transmitting a reconfiguration complete message to a network entity, starting a reselection delay timer simultaneously with the transmitting of the reconfiguration complete message, identifying initiation of a cell reselection procedure at the ue, delaying the cell reselection procedure at the ue until the ue receives a layer 2 acknowledgement (l2 ack) message from the network entity, stopping the reselection delay timer in response to receiving the l2 ack message, and transitioning the ue to a cell_paging channel (cell_pch) state from a cell_forward access channel (cell_fach) state after the stopping of the reselection delay timer.
Qualcomm Incorporated


12/10/15
20150358877 

Interworking among dissimilar radio networks


Embodiments of the invention provide a method, apparatus and computer readable memory for controlling a user equipment (ue), comprising receiving at the ue on a first radio access technology (rat) from a first access node radio resource control information for a second rat. Then the ue performs at least one of a) uses the received radio resource control information to configure or reconfigure a module of the ue for communicating on the second rat, and b) uses the module of the ue to report the received radio resource control information on the second rat to a second access node..

12/10/15
20150358846 

Device and handling measurement configuration


A communication device for handling a measurement configuration comprises a storage unit for storing instructions and a processing means coupled to the storage unit. The instructions comprise receiving a measurement configuration comprising a first carrier frequency and a low priority for the first carrier frequency from a network; changing the low priority of the first carrier frequency to a normal priority in response to a radio resource control (rrc) procedure; and performing a measurement on the first carrier frequency according to the measurement configuration comprising the first carrier frequency with the normal priority.
Htc Corporation


12/10/15
20150358127 

Method and transmitting reception acknowledgement information in wireless communication system


A method for configuring an acknowledgement for hybrid automatic repeat request (harq), and a user equipment therefore are discussed. The method according to one embodiment includes receiving downlink data through one of first and second downlink component carriers; and determining a resource used for a physical uplink control channel (pucch).
Lg Electronics Inc.


12/03/15
20150351139 

Method, apparatus and system for managing bearers in a wireless communication system


Embodiments of the present disclosure describe methods, apparatuses, and systems for managing bearers in a wireless communication system. In some embodiments, an apparatus, to be employed by a user equipment (ue), may comprise a communication module to: communicate with a core network on a first bearer through a master evolved node b (menb); receive, from the menb, a first message of reconfiguring a radio resource control (rrc) connection to establish a second bearer between the ue and the core network and through a secondary enb (senb); synchronize, in response to the message, with the senb in order to establish the second bearer; and communicate with the core network on the second bearer through the senb, and continue communicating with the core network on the first bearer through the menb..
Intel Ip Corporation


12/03/15
20150351098 

Base station and controlling radio resources allocation


The invention relates to a base station, comprising: a transceiver for multi-carrier radio transmission within a radio frequency band, the transceiver being adapted to receive service quality requests of a plurality of users requesting service from the base station; and a radio resource controller being adapted to allocate subcarriers of the multi-carrier radio transmission to the users and configure the subcarriers in the radio frequency band according to the service quality requests of the users.. .
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.


12/03/15
20150350989 

Interworking/co-existence of integrated wlan/3gpp rat architectures with legacy wlan/3gpp interworking solutions


An integrated wlan/wwan architecture is described, in which signaling used to control the integration of the wlan/wwan architecture is performed over the radio resource control (“rrc”) plane. The integrated architecture may provide a network-controlled framework for performing traffic steering and radio resource management.
Intel Corporation


12/03/15
20150350988 

Radio resource control (rrc) protocol for integrated wlan/3gpp radio access technologies


An integrated wlan/wwan radio access technology (rat) architecture is described in which signaling used to control the integration of the wlan/wwan architecture is performed over the radio resource control (rrc) plane. The integrated architecture may provide a network-controlled framework for performing traffic steering and radio resource management..
Intel Corporation


12/03/15
20150350953 

Radio resource control (rrc) protocol for cell selection and traffic steering for integrated wlan/3gpp radio access technologies


An integrated wlan/wwan radio access technology (rat) architecture is described in which signaling used to control the integration of the wlan/wwan architecture is performed over the radio resource control (rrc) plane. The integrated architecture may allow for user equipment (ue) assistance in cell selection and traffic steering.
Intel Corporation


12/03/15
20150349933 

Power offset signaling techniques for network-assisted interference cancellation and suppression (naics) receivers


Power offset signaling techniques for network-assisted interference cancellation and suppression (naics) receivers are described. In one embodiment, for example, user equipment (ue) may comprise at least one radio frequency (rf) transceiver, at least one rf antenna, and logic, at least a portion of which is in hardware, the logic to receive a radio resource control (rrc) connection control message comprising a radioresourceconfigdedicated field and perform a radio resource configuration procedure in response to receipt of the rrc connection control message, the rrc connection control message to comprise network-assisted interference cancellation and suppression (naics) assistance information that identifies a power offset value for one or more transmissions to the ue over a physical downlink shared channel (pdsch) of a serving cell of the ue.
Intel Corporation


11/19/15
20150334769 

Apparatus and transmitting/receiving signals in mobile communication system supporting carries


The disclosure relates to methods and systems for converging a 5th-generation (5g) communication system with technology for internet of things (iot). The disclosure is applicable to intelligent services based on 5g communication and iot-related technologies.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


11/19/15
20150334697 

Method for implementing radio resource control protocol function, macro base station, and micro cell node


In a method for implementing a radio resource control (rrc) protocol function a macro base station configures control information required by a user equipment for accessing a micro cell node. The control information is sent to the micro cell node for combining the control information and control information that is preset by the micro cell node and forwarding the combined control information to a user equipment, or directly forwarding the control information to a user equipment, so as to implement all rrc protocol functions of the micro cell node.
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.


11/19/15
20150333886 

Method and device for transmitting a sounding reference signal


A method of transmitting a sounding reference signal (srs) in a wireless communication system is discussed. The method according to one embodiment includes receiving a first ue-specific configuration indicating possible subframes for aperiodic srs transmission via a radio resource control (rrc) signaling, wherein the possible subframes are periodically configured; receiving a physical downlink control channel (pdcch) signal including request information of requesting aperiodic srs transmission; and transmitting at least one srs one time in response to the request information within the possible subframes..
Lg Electronics Inc.


11/12/15
20150327312 

Device-to-device (d2d) communications


Technology for performing device-to-device (d2d) communications is disclosed. A user equipment (ue) can identify d2d data to be transmitted from the ue.
Intel Ip Corporation


11/12/15
20150327301 

Small data communications in a wireless communication network


Technology for performing small data transmissions at a user equipment (ue) is disclosed. An apparatus of the ue can receive, from an enodeb, a small data transmission indicator that instructs the ue to establish a fast radio resource control (rrc) connection with the enodeb.
Intel Corporation


11/12/15
20150327176 

Apparatus and controlling in-device coexistence interference in wireless communication system


A method and an apparatus for controlling in-device coexistence interference (idc) in a wireless communication system are provided. The present invention comprises transmitting idc indication information including an unusable frequency band that is a frequency band in which performing communication is difficult because of idc interference to a evolved nodeb (enb), receiving radio resource control (rrc) connection reconfiguration including idc discontinous reception (drx) configuration reconfiguring drx relating the unusable frequency band based on the idc indication information from the enb and performing autonomously denial of industrial scientific medical (ism) transmission in the unusable frequency band by reconfiguring drx based on the idc drx configuration..
Pantech Co., Ltd.


11/12/15
20150327032 

Method and apparatus in a telecommunication system


Exemplary methods in a network node of a radio access network (ran) in a telecommunication system include receiving an indication from a network node in a core network that mobile terminated data is pending for a user equipment (ue), receiving a connection request from the ue, setting up a radio resource control (rrc) connection to the ue, releasing the rrc connection to the ue, setting a release timer value to a value sufficient to establish a mobile terminated communication by the network to the ue, and releasing the rrc connection to the ue when the release timer has expired. Exemplary methods in a network node of a ran in a telecommunication system include keeping ue that is configured for long discontinuous reception (drx) in idle mode, in rrc connected mode long enough to allow a network stored mobile terminated short message service (mt sms) to be received by the ue..
Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)




Radio Resource Control topics: Radio Resource Control, Base Station, Communication System, Rrc Connection, Scheduling, Wireless Communication Network, Synchronization, Downlink Control Channel, Physical Downlink Control Channel, Session State, Serving Cell, High Speed, User Experience, Carrier Aggregation, Downlink Control Information

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