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Date/App# patent app List of recent Radio Resource Control-related patents
08/18/16
20160242194 
 Radio resource management patent thumbnailRadio resource management
Disclosed embodiments include systems, methods, and a radio resource controller that may receive a request for radio resources from a user device. Disclosed embodiments may also determine a value ascribed to the requested radio resources.
Federated Wireless, Inc.


08/18/16
20160242186 
 Dynamic carrier selection via auxiliary carriers in unlicensed band patent thumbnailDynamic carrier selection via auxiliary carriers in unlicensed band
In accordance with the exemplary embodiments there is at least a method and apparatus to configure more than one component carrier of an unlicensed band, wherein some of the more than one component carriers are active and a remainder are turned off; select at least one turned off component carrier of the more than one component carrier, wherein each of the selected at least one turned off component carrier is configured as an auxiliary component carrier linked to one or more of the active component carriers of the unlicensed band; and send a data burst over an auxiliary component carrier in response to a linked active component carrier being unavailable to carry the data burst. Further, in accordance with the exemplary embodiments there is at least a method and apparatus to receive a configuration of an auxiliary component carrier via one of broadcast signaling or radio resource control signaling; detect a data burst over the auxiliary component carrier of more than one component carrier associated with an unlicensed band..
Nokia Technologies Oy


08/18/16
20160242082 
 Method and  transmitting device-to-device related information in wireless communication system patent thumbnailMethod and transmitting device-to-device related information in wireless communication system
A method and apparatus for transmitting device-to-device (d2d) related information in a wireless communication system is provided. A user equipment (ue) transmits a d2d-related identifier (id) to a network during a radio resource control (rrc) connection establishment procedure, and transmits d2d-related group information to the network..
Lg Electronics Inc.


08/18/16
20160242081 
 Reducing signaling load to the corenetwork caused by frequent cell changes of an user equipment among small cells patent thumbnailReducing signaling load to the corenetwork caused by frequent cell changes of an user equipment among small cells
A method, in a radio communication system, for managing a signalling load between a core network portion of the system and an access network portion of the system in response to handover of user equipment (ue) between a source node and a target node in the access network portion, comprising providing a mobility anchor device supporting centralised radio resource control for the system, transmitting a node change request to the target node from the mobility anchor device, transmitting radio resource control parameters from the device to the ue in response to the request.. .
Alcatel Lucent


08/18/16
20160242076 
 Apparatus and  reporting logged measurement in wireless communication system patent thumbnailApparatus and reporting logged measurement in wireless communication system
A method and apparatus of reporting logged measurements of an user equipment in a wireless communication system is provided. The user equipment in a radio resource control (rrc) connected mode receives from a base station a minimization of drive tests (mdt) configuration.
Lg Electronics Inc.


08/11/16
20160234877 
 Evolved node-b, user equipment, and methods for transition between idle and connected modes patent thumbnailEvolved node-b, user equipment, and methods for transition between idle and connected modes
Embodiments of an evolved node-b (enb) and methods for transition between idle and connected modes are disclosed herein. The enb may receive uplink data packets from a user equipment (ue) using a lightweight radio resource control (rrc) connection between the enb and the ue.

08/11/16
20160234732 
 Method and  performing serving high speed downlink shared channel cell change patent thumbnailMethod and performing serving high speed downlink shared channel cell change
A method and an apparatus for serving high speed downlink shared channel (hs-dsch) cell change are disclosed. A wireless transmit/receive unit (wtru) receives pre-configured serving cell information for a target cell.
Interdigital Patent Holdings, Inc.


08/11/16
20160234725 
 Long term evolution (lte) communications over trusted hardware patent thumbnailLong term evolution (lte) communications over trusted hardware
A long term evolution (lte) communication network transfers data communications for user equipment (ue). An lte gateway system exchanges hardware trust data with a server system to maintain hardware trust for the lte gateway system.
Sprint Communications Company L.p.


08/11/16
20160234006 
 Adaptive operational full-duplex and half-duplex fdd modes in wireless networks patent thumbnailAdaptive operational full-duplex and half-duplex fdd modes in wireless networks
Methods and apparatus that enable a wireless network system to dynamically change between full-duplex fdd operation and half-duplex fdd operation in order to take advantage of operational aspects of both modes. In one embodiment, an alternative duplex mode of operation is disclosed (semi-static half duplex fdd operation) that enables coordination between the client device (e.g., umts ue) and the base station in order to centralize control of radio resource control (rrc) to the base station.
Apple Inc.


08/04/16
20160227514 
 Adaptive paging techniques for extended coverage-capable devices patent thumbnailAdaptive paging techniques for extended coverage-capable devices
Adaptive paging techniques for ec-capable devices are described. In one embodiment, for example, an apparatus may comprise at least one memory and logic for an evolved node b (enb), at least a portion of the logic comprised in hardware coupled to the at least one memory, the logic to receive an s1 paging message comprising a user equipment (ue) identifier (id) associated with a ue and an extended coverage (ec) capability indicator indicating that the ue is ec-capable and page the ue using an ec paging sequence based on receipt of the s1 paging message, the ec paging sequence to comprise a series of transmissions of a radio resource control (rrc) paging message, the logic to truncate the ec paging sequence based on a determination that the ue has responded to rrc paging.

08/04/16
20160227504 

Forming carrier aggregation timing advance groups in a heterogeneous network


An enodeb operable to maintain timing advance groups (tags) in a heterogeneous network (hetnet) is disclosed. The enodeb can form a timing advance group (tag) for one or more serving cells when a same timing advance applies to the one or more serving cells.
Intel Corporation


08/04/16
20160227469 

Execution method and user equipment for service request procedure


A disclosure of the present specification provides a method for executing a service request procedure from a user equipment (ue). The method may comprise the steps of: receiving skip information for an access class barring (acb) inspection; if a service request procedure must be executed for any one from among a multimedia telephony (mmtel) service and a short message service (sms), then confirming the skip information; and, if the skip information is configured to indicate that the acb inspection should be skipped for any one from among the mmtel service and sms, then transmitting a radio resource control (rrc) connection request message for the service request procedure..
Lg Electronics Inc.


08/04/16
20160227396 

Method for setting and updating tracking area in c-ran and apparatus therefor


A method for performing tracking area (ta) update by a ue in a cloud radio access network (c-ran) includes: receiving at least one of neighbor radio remote unit (rru) information and neighbor baseband unit (bbu) information from a primary bbu; setting a ta based on the received information and characteristics of the ue; and transmitting information on the set ta to the primary bbu during a radio resource control (rrc) connection release procedure.. .
Lg Electronics Inc.


07/28/16
20160219646 

Method for preserving a radio resource control state of a user equipment


Circuit switching (cs) event is detected at the ue. A physical channel reconfiguration failure message associated with a failure cause to preserve the rrc state of the ue, is transmitted from the ue to the radio network controller..

07/28/16
20160219639 

Apparatus and establishing network controlled direct connection in communication system supporting device to device scheme


A method for establishing a network controlled direct connection by a first user equipment (ue) in a communication system supporting a device to device (d2d) scheme is provided. The method includes discovering a second ue, determining to establish a direct connection with the second ue, transmitting a direct connection request message to a mobility management entity (mme), and establishing a radio resource control (rrc) connection with the mme after transmitting the direct connection request message..
Samsung Electronic Co., Ltd.


07/28/16
20160219554 

Optimizing operation of constrained user equipment


A base station and associated method transmits a page to a user equipment (ue) for a call establishment procedure, determines whether an acknowledgement is received in response to the page and when no acknowledgement has been received, determines a number of pages that have been transmitted to the ue for the call establishment procedure, transmits a further page to the ue for the call establishment procedure when the number of pages is less than a page threshold and performs a page failure procedure when the number of pages exceeds the page threshold. In another method the base station transmits a radio resource control (rrc) connection release message to the ue, maintains a context for the ue when an acknowledgement for the rrc connection release message is not received, transmits a first page and transmits a second page when a further acknowledgement for the first page is not received..
Apple Inc.


07/28/16
20160219495 

Telecommunications apparatus and methods


A wireless telecommunications system supports a virtual carrier operation mode in which downlink communications are made by a base station while a terminal device can receive at least some communications from the base station within a restricted subset of transmission resources, and supports terminal devices in a radio resource control connected mode and radio resource control idle mode. When there is to be a change in system information the base station transmits to the terminal device an indication that updated system information is to be broadcast by the base station, the indication received by the terminal device while in the connected mode.
Sony Corporation


07/28/16
20160219468 

System for efficient recovery of node-b buffered data following mac layer reset


A method and system for the ue and rnc to reduce transmission latency and potentially prevent loss of pdus upon a mac-hs layer reset. The rnc generates a radio resource control (rrc) message with a mac-hs reset indication.
Interdigital Technology Corporation


07/21/16
20160212793 

Method and using resources for device-to-device operation in wireless communication system


A method and apparatus for using resources for a device-to-device (d2d) operation in a wireless communication system is provided. A user equipment (ue) receives d2d resources used for transmission of d2d signals in radio resource control (rrc) idle mode, and transmits the d2d signals by using the d2d resources in the rrc idle mode.
Lg Electronics Inc.


07/21/16
20160212753 

Device and handling communication operation with multiple base stations


A communication device of handling a communication operation with a first base station and a second base station 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


07/21/16
20160212665 

Mobile communication system, user terminal, and base station


A user terminal includes a controller configured to: camp on a first cell on a first frequency, in a radio resource control (rrc) idle mode; find a second cell on a second frequency available for device-to-device (d2d) communication in response to the user terminal having an interest in the d2d communication; designate the second frequency as a highest priority frequency of cell reselection, for reselection to the second cell; and designate the second frequency as the highest priority frequency while camping on the second frequency.. .
Kyocera Corporation


07/21/16
20160212608 

Mobile communication system, user terminal, and base station


A user terminal includes a transmitter configured to transmit a device-to-device (d2d) indication to a serving cell in response to the user terminal being interested in d2d proximity service, while the user terminal is in a radio resource control (rrc) connected mode in the serving cell.. .
Kyocera Corporation


07/21/16
20160212595 

Mbms measurement control method and user terminal


A user terminal includes a receiver that receives a logged measurement configuration transmitted from a network by unicast signal, the logged measurement configuration configuring a multicast-broadcast single-frequency network (mbsfn) measurement for mbsfn reference signal transmitted from the network; a controller including a processor configured to perform the mbsfn measurement according to the logged measurement configuration by logged minimization of drive test (mdt) while the user terminal is in a radio resource control (rrc) connected mode; and a transmitter that transmits an mbsfn measurement log obtained by the mbsfn measurement to the network.. .
Kyocera Corporation


07/14/16
20160205687 

Radio communication system, base station apparatus, mobile station apparatus and radio communication method


It is realized to transmit a reference signal for channel estimation a predetermined number of times with one signaling. In a radio communication system including a base station apparatus and a mobile station apparatus, the base station apparatus transmits a radio resource control signal including information indicating a number of times of transmission of the reference signal for channel estimation to the mobile station apparatus, and transmits a physical downlink control channel including information indicating transmission of the reference signal to the mobile station apparatus, and the mobile station apparatus transmits the reference signal to the base station apparatus until a number of times of transmission of the reference signal reaches the number of times of transmission, according to information indicating the number of times of transmission, which is included in the radio resource control signal, when the information indicating transmission of the reference signal is included in the physical downlink control channel..
Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha


07/14/16
20160205608 

Method for performing handover procedure and creating data


A method is presented for performing handover by a mobile terminal from a source base station to a target base station. The mobile terminal has a radio resource control (rrc) layer and a radio link control (rlc) layer.
Lg Electronics Inc.


07/14/16
20160205582 

Rrc messages and procedures


A method and apparatus for radio resource control (rrc) messaging. A method in a wireless communication system includes receiving, at a wireless transmit/receive unit (wtru) an rrc change command including a plurality of commands from a node b and receiving, at the node b, an rrc change response from the wtru, wherein the rrc change command includes a command for performing a measurement gap configuration procedure and a command for performing a measurement gap activation procedure..
Interdigital Technology Corporation


07/14/16
20160205580 

Method and integrating different radio access technologies using carrier aggregation


Methods and apparatuses are described. A method of configuring a radio resource control (rrc)_connected wireless transmit/receive unit (wtru) for wireless local area network (wlan) cell measurement includes receiving, by the wtru, an rrc connectionreconfiguration message.
Interdigital Patent Holdings, Inc.


07/14/16
20160205040 

Managing connection retries due to access class barring


In some implementations, a method includes receiving a connection request from a user application. A service request is sent to a radio resource control (rrc) module.
Blackberry Limited


07/07/16
20160198481 

Radio control system, communication apparatus, radio resource control method, and recording medium


A radio control system capable of avoiding decrease in a throughput of a macro base station and a micro base station or suppress interference in the micro base station is provided. The radio control system includes a macro base station 101 forming a macro cell 103 and a micro base station 102 forming a picocell 105 included in the macro cell 103.
Nec Corporation


06/30/16
20160192305 

Mobile communication terminal, application program for mobile communication terminal, and framework program for mobile communication terminal


To provide a mobile communication terminal, an application program for the mobile communication terminal, and a framework program for the mobile communication terminal which are capable of achieving power saving. In the present invention, a mobile communication terminal 100 includes one or some of applications a to d which are executed every predetermined period of time, and other(s) of the applications a to d that are executed every predetermined period of time, and includes a radio resource controller 300 for adjusting the timing(s) of communication(s) of the other(s) of the applications a to d with respect to the timing(s) of the one or some of the applications a to d..

06/30/16
20160192249 

Device and handling failure in communications with multiple base stations


A communication device 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.

06/30/16
20160191226 

Method and transmitting control information in wireless communication system


The present invention pertains to a wireless communication system, and more particularly, to a method of receiving a downlink (dl) control channel in a wireless communication system and an apparatus therefor, and the method comprises the following steps: receiving a radio resource control (rrc) message including resource block (rb) allocation information; receiving a subframe having a plurality of physical rbs; and monitoring a plurality of downlink control channel candidates in a physical rb set corresponding to the rb allocation information from the plurality of physical rbs to detect a downlink control channel allocated to a communication device, wherein the plurality of downlink control channel candidates do not continuously exist in a virtual rb set corresponding to the physical rb set.. .

06/23/16
20160183321 

Method and radio resource control connection


Embodiments of the present invention provide a method and apparatus for radio resource control connection and a method and an apparatus for solving radio link degradation, wherein user equipment (ue) may establish radio connections to two/plural cells. The method comprises: determining that at least one of the radio connections established by the ue and two/plural cells occur connection failure; and executing radio resource control (rrc) connection to implement dual/plural connectivity with the two/plural cells..

06/23/16
20160183320 

Base station and user terminal


A first user terminal includes: a controller configured to control transmission of a d2d (device to device) synchronization signal, which is directly transmitted to a second user terminal; and a receiver configured to receive, from a base station, configuration information instructing the first user terminal not to transmit the d2d synchronization signal. In response to receiving the configuration information, the controller controls the first user terminal not to transmit the d2d synchronization signal upon condition that the first user terminal has an rrc (radio resource control) connection with a network..

06/23/16
20160183314 

Wireless communication system, terminal apparatus, base station apparatus, wireless communication method, and integrated circuit


In a wireless communication system, a terminal apparatus is capable of reporting, to a base station apparatus, information indicating a mobility state of the terminal apparatus. In a case where the terminal apparatus reports information (history information) to the base station apparatus as mobility state indicating information, the terminal apparatus notifies the base station apparatus of a radio resource control connection setup complete message containing information indicating the presence of the history information that is notified as the mobility state indicating information.

06/23/16
20160183226 

Scalable video coding over simultaneous unicast/multicast lte dl shared channel


Embodiments contemplate devices and techniques for receiving unicast and multicast transmissions over a downlink (dl) shared channel in parallel, for example an lte dl shared channel (sch). For example, one or more hybrid automatic repeat request (harq) entities may be configured to perform retransmissions of the multicast and/or unicast messages.

06/23/16
20160183221 

Method for reconfiguring a pdcp reordering timer in a wireless communication 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 reconfiguring a pdcp reordering timer in wireless communication system, the method comprising: starting a pdcp (packet data convergence protocol) reordering timer; receiving an rrc (radio resource control) message indicating that a new value is used for the pdcp reordering timer; re-starting the pdcp reordering timer with the new value; and setting a reordering_pdcp_rx_count to a count value associated to rx_hfn and next_pdcp_rx_sn upon when the pdcp reordering timer with the new value re-start..

06/23/16
20160183154 

Communication units, integrated circuits and methods therefor


A wireless communication unit capable of moving between communication cells is described. The wireless communication unit comprises: a receiver arranged to receive a wireless signal; and a controller operably coupled to the receiver and comprising a layer 1 filtering module and a layer 3 filtering module.

06/23/16
20160183151 

Method of handling simultaneous communications and related communication device


A method of handling simultaneous communications comprises a first base station configuring a radio resource control (rrc) connection to a communication device; the first base station configuring a second base station as a secondary evolved node-b (senb) to the communication device; the second base station configuring a signalling radio bearer (srb) to the communication device via the first base station; the second base station transmitting a second measurement configuration to the communication device; the second base station receiving a second measurement report corresponding to the second measurement configuration via the srb from the communication device; and the second base station adding a secondary cell (scell) of the second base station to the communication device, releasing a scell of the communication device, or changing a primary secondary cell (pscell) of the communication device via the first base station or via the srb.. .

06/16/16
20160174289 

Radio communication device and operation thereof


A mobile communications device is described including a wireless transceiver, a radio resource control (rrc) circuit connected to the transceiver, the rrc circuit including at least one timer configured to measure at least one mode trigger, a mode selector responsive to said timer, the mode selector configured to transition among a plurality of support modes, each of the support modes corresponding to at least one task, wherein each of the tasks is associated with a task frequency, a context detection circuit configured to detect at least one context information, a task frequency adaptation circuit configured to adjust at least one of said task frequency to an adjusted task frequency, responsive to the at least one context information.. .
Intel Ip Corporation


06/16/16
20160174281 

Method and establishing radio bearer


The present invention discloses a method and an apparatus for establishing a radio bearer, and specifically to a method and an apparatus for establishing a data or signaling bearer in a radio communication system supporting multi-connectivity, wherein the method of establishing the data bearer comprises receiving information related to the data bearer, determining configuration information of respective protocol layers in a user plane protocol stack, that is established at at least one of the macro base station and the small base station for the data bearer, according to the related information and the user plane protocol stack, and sending to the user equipment a radio resource control message including the configuration information to establish the data bearer. By utilizing the method and apparatus according to the present invention, the data bearer and the signaling bearer may be efficiently established in the system supporting multi-connectivity so as to provide a user of radio communication with communication services having higher rate and throughput and enable the small base station to provide better data offloading service..
Alcatel-lucent


06/16/16
20160173358 

Systems, apparatuses, and methods for managing user equipment mobility information


Disclosed herein are apparatuses, systems, and methods for creating and editing user equipment (ue) mobility information. During a radio resource control idle (rrc_idle) state, a plurality of cell reselections are logged into a mobility report, and each logged cell reselection includes a cell identification (cell id) and a time of stay (tos) duration.

06/09/16
20160165658 

Method and stopping device-to-device operation in wireless communication system


A method and apparatus for stopping a device-to-device (d2d) operation in a wireless communication system is provided. A user equipment (ue) supporting proximity services (prose) stops an on-going d2d operation if at least one of conditions is satisfied.
Lg Electronics Inc.


06/09/16
20160165642 

Latency reduction for user equipment with bursty interactive traffic


In accordance with the exemplary embodiments there is at least a method and apparatus configured to establish, by a user equipment, a radio resource control connected state of a communication link; receive an indication instructing the user equipment to maintain at least one element of the radio resource control connected state of the communication link; and maintaining indefinitely the at least one element of the radio resource control connected state, wherein the at least one element is to be maintained after a data transfer using the radio resource control connected state of the communication link. Further there is establishing a radio resource control connected state of a communication link with a user equipment; receiving data on the communication link from the user equipment; and sending a message instructing the user equipment to maintain indefinitely at least one element of the radio resource control connected state of the communication link..
Nokia Corporation


06/09/16
20160165572 

Method of transmission scheme switch, ue and base station


Embodiments of the present disclosure provide a method of transmission scheme switch, a ue and a base station. The method of switch includes: a base station receives a paging message, the paging message containing identity of a ue; judges whether the ue uses a connectionless scheme for data transmission; and the base station transmits a radio resource control connection release message to the ue when the ue uses a connectionless scheme for data transmission.
Fujitsu Limited


06/09/16
20160165412 

Method and transmitting interest indication for group communication in wireless communication system


A method and apparatus for transmitting an interest indication for group communication in a wireless communication system is provided. A user equipment (ue) receives a paging message indicating a group, establishes a radio resource control (rrc) connection with an establishment cause indicating the group, and transmits an uplink interest indication message which informs a service or the group..
Lg Electronics Inc.


06/02/16
20160157238 

Method and determining transmission power of preamble in wireless communication system


Provided are a method and an apparatus for determining transmission power of a preamble in a wireless communication system. A terminal estimates secondary cell (scell) path loss with respect to a downlink (dl) component carrier (cc), which is in a linkage relationship with an uplink (ul) component carrier inside the scell; decides the transmission power of a physical random access channel (prach) preamble based on the scell path loss that is estimated; and transmits the prach preamble to a base station through the ul cc inside the scell, based on the transmission power that is decided, wherein the scell and a primary cell (pcell) comprises a carrier aggregation (ca) system, the pcell is a cell from which the terminal performs radio resource control (rrc) connection with the base station, and wherein the scell is at least one cell from residual cells in the carrier aggregation excluding the pcell..
Lg Electronics Inc.


06/02/16
20160157228 

Method for signaling ue capability change and apparatus therefor


A method for notifying of change of capability of a terminal (hereinafter, “terminal capability”) without radio resource control (rrc) connection reconfiguration in a wireless communication system includes: transmitting a second message for notifying that terminal capability is variable to an base station upon reception of a first message for inquiring about terminal capability; transmitting a third message for notifying of terminal capability change to the base station when the terminal capability has changed, wherein the third message triggers transmission of a fourth message for inquiring about the changed terminal capability; receiving the fourth message for inquiring about the terminal capability from the base station; and transmitting a fifth message including information about the changed terminal capability to the base station.. .
Lg Electronics Inc.


06/02/16
20160157181 

Radio resource control technique


A technique for controlling a duty cycle of a transmitter (124) in a mobile device (120) is provided. When the mobile device is wirelessly connected to a telecommunications network (100), discontinuous reception and transmission is provided by a duty cycle including an active state and an inactive state.
Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)


06/02/16
20160156447 

Method and transmitting and receiving feedback on channel state information


A method of receiving a channel state information (csi) report by a base station in a wireless communication system; the bs station (bs) therefore; a method of transmitting a csi report by a user equipment (ue) in a wireless communication system; and the ue therefore are discussed. The method of receiving a csi report according to one embodiment includes transmitting, via radio resource control (rrc) signaling, information for configuring at least one secondary cell (scell) in addition to a primary cell (pcell) and a plurality of periodic csi feedback configurations for a plurality of serving cells; and receiving, via a subframe of the pcell, a csi report for only one of the plurality of serving cells.
Lg Electronics Inc.


05/26/16
20160150502 

Control of resources


A method including receiving information at an apparatus; and using said information for configuration of a radio resource control connection of said apparatus with a first node controlling a first cell and a second node controlling a second cell; and wherein said configuration of a radio resource control connection is made in dependence on a capability of said apparatus.. .
Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy


05/19/16
20160143059 

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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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.




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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