|| List of recent Update-related patents
|Method and apparatus for requesting inter-cell interference coordination and method and apparatus for processing inter-cell interference coordination request|
The present invention relates to a method and apparatus in which ue of an rrc_idle state which is near a femto cell (i.e., a closed subscriber group (csg) cell), but is not a csg member requests a base station (bs) of a femto cell to apply inter-cell interference coordination (icic). In the present invention, the ue of an rrc_idle state selects a femto cell having a csg id not included in an allowed csg list, transmits a tracking area update (tau) request message to a mobility management entity (mme) managing the bs through the bs.
|Intelligent mobile-terminated call paging control before and during a location up-date procedure|
A method for paging a mobile device in a public land mobile network (plmn) in view of a mobile-terminated communication event includes, upon the occurrence of the mobile-terminated communication event, broadcasting, by the plmn, a first paging signal at a first paging time to locate the mobile device; and based on receiving no paging response from the mobile device in response to the first paging signal during a predefined time period, broadcasting, by the plmn, a second paging signal at a second paging time. The time difference between the second paging time and the first paging time is based on whether a location update procedure is initiated during the predefined time period.
|Mobile communication devices and methods for handling a combined attach or routing area update procedure successful for ps domain services only|
A communication device is provided with a wireless module and a controller module. The wireless module performs wireless transceiving to and from a service network.
|Server for control plane at mobile communication network and method for controlling sipto based session|
Disclosed is a method of controlling a session in a serving server taking charge of the control plane within a mobile communication network. The control method may include receiving, by the serving server, a tracking area update (tau) request message of a terminal from a target base station; retrieving, by the serving server, a previous server that has taken charge of the control plane for the terminal; receiving, by the serving server and from the retrieved previous server, a context response message comprising information indicating that a session for the terminal had been established to be passed through a path over the nodes within a fixed network different from a mobile communication network; deciding, by the serving server, whether gateway relocation is needed; releasing, by the serving server, the established session; transmitting, by the serving server, an accept message comprising information for the processing result to the terminal through the target base station; and establishing, by the serving server a session passing through a path over the nodes within a fixed network different from a mobile communication network based on the information..
|Balancing paging load and tracking area updates|
A method for assigning a tracking area (ta) is disclosed. A mobility state of a wireless transmit/receive unit (wtru) is determined and the ta is assigned based on the determined mobility state.
|Emergency call optimization during tracking area update|
Systems and methods for handling requests for emergency calls are disclosed. In particular, the emergency calls may be expedited when a tracking area update is in progress.
|System and method of performing idle mode signaling reduction in multi-radio access technology cellular networks|
A method includes performing a handover for a mobile device between first and second rat networks. The first rat network has a tracking area.
|Method of transmitting a signal related to mobility management in a network supporting a number of network modes of operation|
The present description provides a method applicable to a network supporting a number of network modes of operation (nmos). In the method, a user equipment (ue) in the nmo 1 receives a control signal, such as mobility management backoff timer, indicating an access restriction on packet switched (ps) domain of the network.
|Apparatus and method for delivering short message service efficiently in wireless communication system|
A short message service (sms) delivery method and apparatus is provided for delivering an sms message efficiently by selecting a network domain to attach to according to the service provided to a mobile station (ms) by the mobile operator network. An sms delivery method of the present invention includes receiving, at a network node, an attach/routing area update (rau) request message including a parameter indicating an attach/update type and sms-only service, and transmitting, when sms in a serving general packet radio service (gprs) support node (sgsn) is supported at the core network node, to the mobile station an attach accept message including a parameter indicating that sms in sgsn is supported.
|Method for implementing location update, serving gprs support node and visitor location register|
The present invention provides a method for implementing a location update that includes: receiving a routing area update request message which includes a mixed location update indication and a routing area identification (rai) and is sent by a serving radio network subsystem (srns); performing, at least according to the rai, a routing area update; at least according to the routing area update request message, obtaining a location area identification (lai) and an address of a visitor location register (vlr) which are of a 2g network system where a mobile terminal is located; and sending the location area update request message, which carries at least the mixed location update indication and the lai, to the vlr corresponding to the address of the vlr such that the vlr corresponding to the address of the vlr implements a location area update, at least according to the location area update request message.. .
|Indication of selected core network in a network sharing environment|
A network broadcasts a list of multiple core networks. A mobile station ms selects one and sends an uplink message (e.g., attach or routing area update request) with a new format detailed by these teachings.
|Method and system for waking up node b cell|
The disclosure provides a method and a system for waking up a node b (nb) cell. When a user equipment (ue) in an idle state arrives in an area of a home nb cell in which the ue ever resided, but does not search out signals of the home cell, or when the ue in an idle state finds that signals of a cell in which the ue currently resides get worse, and does not find other better cells, the ue reports proximity indication (pi) information to a network side through a specific tracking area update (tau) process; when determining that there is need to wake up the nb cell according to footprint information which is reported by the ue and obtained in the specific tau process, the network side wakes up the nb cell.
|Adaptive user equipment registration for communication networks|
A method, apparatus, and computer-readable medium for registration of a mobile communication device include receiving a tracking area update request from the mobile communication device. Determining if the mobile communication device is categorized as moving or stationary.
|Device and method for performing an rsrvcc procedure|
Method comprising steps of at a network entity: —receiving a routing area update message from a ue, —checking whether the update type of the routing area update message is routing area update, and —transmitting to a msc a message containing information related to the network entity if the update type of the routing area update message is routing area update.. .
|Method and apparatus for inter-system reselection frequency statistics|
Disclosed in the present invention are a method and device for calculating statistics of inter-system reselection frequency, for realizing calculation and analysis of inter-system reselection frequency of dual-mode user equipment during the 3g network construction in the situation where the 2g and 3g networks are deployed as different location areas at the initial stage of network construction. In the present invention, in the situation where the 2g and 3g networks are deployed as different location areas at the initial stage of network construction, the data is collected based on the radio network control system, the location area or routing area update log of the ue is counted and analyzed, multi-dimensional classification is carried out by the signaling monitoring and analysis system at the network side, the distribution of inter-system reselection frequency of dual-mode user equipment during the 3g network construction is reflected in the sense of statistics, so as to direct the network area coverage layout and network convergence establishment planning and improve user experience..
|Method and apparatus for transmitting uplink data associated with mtc device trigger function|
A method and apparatus for small packet transmission in response to machine type communication (mtc) device trigger indication are provided. For uplink (ul) transmission of small packet from mtc device in idle state, a tracking area update (tau) complete non-access stratum (nas) message is used to protect integrity and confidentiality of ul small packet transmission without attach/service request procedure during idle state.
|Mobile terminated control method and related network devices|
The invention provides for a method of controlling a mobile terminated procedure between a mobile terminal device and a network node device of a mobile radio communications network, and to a related terminal device, and particularly concerning a change in network node connection as part of a circuit switched fallback procedure, and including the step of transmitting a connection-maintaining request such as a follow-on-request from the terminal device to the network node device during the mobile terminated procedure and seeking to maintain connectivity with the network node device so as to allow for a post location update procedure arriving from the network.. .
|Group based mobility optimization method and device in machine-type communication|
The present invention relates to a method and device of performing tracking area update tau for a group of machine-type communication mtc devices in a communication network. According to an embodiment of the present invention, the group comprises a first mtc device and at least one second mtc device that have the same group id and location information, the communication network comprises an old mobility management entity mme and a new mobility management entity mme before and after tau, respectively, for providing mobility management to the group of mtc devices, and the method comprises: after the new mme receives a tau request about the first mtc device, obtaining a context of the first mtc device from the old mme; the new mme checking the context of the first mtc device to find the group id of the group; and if the group id is included in the context of the first mtc device, the new mme utilizing the group id to obtain from the old mme a context of the at least one second mtc device..
|Method of reducing signaling in congested network and related communication device|
A method of reducing signaling in a congested core network for a mobile device is disclosed. The method comprises initiating a procedure when a back-off timer is running on the mobile device; receiving a message during the procedure; and treating a cell as network mode of operation (nmo) ii and initiating a location update procedure according to reception of the message, wherein the mobile device is combined attached for a packet switched (ps) service and a circuit switched (cs) service to a network operating in nmo i..
|Method and apparatus for communicating network features during a routing area update procedure|
A method and system facilitates communicating network feature support between a mobile device and cellular network. The system protects network feature support information from tampering or spoofing during a periodic routing area update (rau).