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Data Flow Congestion Prevention Or Control

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Data Flow Congestion Prevention Or Control



Cellular in-device coexistence (idc) advanced coexistence algorithm
12/18/14 - 20140369187 - Systems and methods for enabling in-device coexistence (IDC) are provided. In an embodiment, IDC interference is detected and determination is made whether or not the IDC interference can be remedied using an internal user equipment (UE) solution that does not involve the cellular network. If not, a preferred IDC solution...

Selective activation of network management policies of mobile devices in a mobile network
12/18/14 - 20140369188 - Systems and methods described herein employ techniques for generation and selective activation (or triggering) of network management policies in a congested network to, for example, prevent further aggravation of network congestion are disclosed. In order to address mobile network congestion it is necessary to be able to enforce network management...

Techniques for end-to-end network bandwidth optimization using software defined networking
12/11/14 - 20140362686 - Techniques for end-to-end network bandwidth optimization using software defined networking are provided. In one embodiment, a computer system can receive information regarding a flow to be admitted to a network, where the flow is associated with a source and a destination. The computer system can further calculate, for each path...

Communication device, communication method, and program
11/27/14 - 20140347982 - A communication device includes a communication unit that has a plurality of ports and relays data in accordance with a setting status of a plurality of VLANs; a status information management unit that manages, for each of the ports, status information that indicates whether or not the port is currently...

System and method for creating logical radio link control (rlc) and medium access control (mac) protocol data units (pdus) in mobile communication system
11/20/14 - 20140341013 - A system for creating logical RLC and MAC PDUs in a mobile communication system includes first and second remote network entities that communicate using the LTE link-layer protocol. The first and second remote network entities include first and second layer-2 protocol stacks, respectively. The first layer-2 protocol stack includes first...

Method and apparatus for updating an area in a wireless communication system
11/20/14 - 20140341014 - The present invention relates to a wireless communication system, and in particular, to a method and apparatus for updating an area in a wireless communication system. The method for updating an area by a terminal according to one embodiment of the present invention includes the steps of: starting a backoff...

Reduction of packet header compression overhead due to high ecn rate
11/20/14 - 20140341015 - An ECN flow controller (22) reduces packet header compression overhead due to high ECN rate. It includes an ECN filter (24) configured to redistribute, with at least approximately maintained ECN rate, ECN-CE marks among headers to reduce switching between ECN-CE marked and ECT marked headers....

Offloading communication from a cellular network to a wireless local area network
11/13/14 - 20140334293 - Disclosed are methods for offloading of communication traffic from a cellular network to a Wireless Local Area Network (“WLAN”). According to various implementations, a wireless device determines a time period during which a wireless channel of the WLAN is busy. This first time period may include multiple channel-busy periods separated...

Method and arrangement for smooth change of bandwidth usage for a rat in a radio communication system
11/13/14 - 20140334294 - A radio network node and a method therein for controlling usage of RAT and bandwidth in a radio communication system. The radio communication system includes the radio network node configured to support transmission and reception of one or more signals in a first RAT on a first bandwidth. Further, the...

Response scheduling for multiple receivers
11/06/14 - 20140328167 - A base station may poll multiple mobile devices with the same multicast poll, and the polled mobile stations may respond separately at different times based on an assigned delay period for each mobile station that was specified in the poll message....

Methods and apparatus for controlling channel utilization
10/30/14 - 20140321270 - Methods and apparatus for determining a portion of a channel, e.g., a peer discovery channel, to use in a communications network, e.g., an ad hoc peer to peer network, are described. In the communication network, the channel includes a recurring set of time/frequency resources. A device monitors the congestion level...

Voip bandwidth management
10/16/14 - 20140307543 - A computerized method of optimizing audio quality in a voice stream between a sender and a receiver VoIP applications, comprising: defining by the receiver time intervals; determining by the receiver at the end of each time interval whether congestion exists, by calculating (i) one-way-delay and (ii) trend, using double-exponential smoothing;...

Methods and devices for providing a self-stretching policer
10/16/14 - 20140307544 - An example method for providing a self-stretching policer in a Quality of Service (QoS) community including a root node and one or more agent nodes can include maintaining and enforcing a policer policy in the root node. The policer policy can include at least one packet classification rule and corresponding...

Idle load balancing during random access procedure
10/02/14 - 20140293776 - A method to balance idle UEs during RA procedures is described. The method includes determining a load condition of a first cell and a load condition of at least one neighbor cell and determining a suitability of the first cell for receiving access attempts from idle mobile devices based on...

Methods for dynamic transceiver resource allocation in multi-transceiver systems
09/18/14 - 20140269267 - Embodiments of a system and method for managing transceiver resources in a wireless network are generally described herein. In some embodiments, a transceiver resource manager (MXRM) dynamically adapts the number of transceivers to an offered load. A node computes the number of transceiver it needs based on queue depth and...

Providing network-wide enhanced load balancing
09/18/14 - 20140269268 - A method and apparatus to provide network-wide enhanced load balancing. In one embodiment a first message comprising a first value and an address is generated. The first message is transmitted to a first node via a first communication link. A second message comprising a second value and the address is...

System and methods for estimation and improvement of user, service and network qoe metrics
09/18/14 - 20140269269 - Methods for estimating Subscriber quality of experience (QOE) for mobile users accessing networks for different services from observed data in control and user planes in mobile wireless networks and then summarizing inferences per user, per service, per sector, group of sectors and other aggregate points, and exporting this information for...

Apparatus, method, and system for incentivizing open access to closed subscriber group low-power base stations
09/11/14 - 20140254355 - Apparatus and methods are disclosed that provide various incentive schemes for owners of low-power base stations to allow others nearby to use their base station, enabling offloading of some users from a nearby macrocell, thus helping improve overall network performance. For example, a “win-win” scenario might exist when a sharing...

Method and apparatus for controlling traffic of radio access network in a wireless communication system
09/11/14 - 20140254356 - Provided is a method for controlling traffic of a Radio Access Network (RAN) in a wireless communication system. The method includes acquiring at least one of subscription class information of a User Equipment (UE) user and type information of an application or content; determining whether a congestion situation has occurred...

Facilitating network flows
09/11/14 - 20140254357 - Disclosed are various embodiments for facilitating network flows in a networked environment. In various embodiments, a switch transmits data using an egress port that comprises an egress queue. The switch sets a congestion notification threshold for the egress queue. The switch generates a drain rate metric based at least in...

Method for providing bearer specific information for wireless networks
09/11/14 - 20140254358 - The Packet Control Function (PCF) has limited knowledge about the nature of the packet data arriving on a bearer path connected via the Packet Data Serving Node (PDSN), and cannot make an intelligent decision on its own as to how best to handle the packet data. Thus, the PDSN provides...

Methods and apparatus for demodulation reference signals and synchronization signals in extension carrier of lte advanced
08/28/14 - 20140241150 - A telecommunications system is configured to perform a method for mapping synchronization signals. The method includes transmitting data, reference signals, synchronization signals and control elements to at least one of the plurality of subscriber stations. The method also includes configuring DMRS parameters to avoid a collision between the DMRS and...

Systems and methods for packet classification
08/14/14 - 20140226466 - A method for packet classification. In some embodiments, the method includes instantiating a first machine; allocating a first SC to the first machine, the first SC being configured to classify a packet based on information contained in a field of a header included in the packet; instantiating a second machine;...

Sdn-based network sharing method and apparatus for supporting multiple operators
08/14/14 - 20140226467 - A method for performing Software Defined Network (SDN)-based network sharing by a controller to support multiple operators is provided. The method includes configuring a plurality of flow tables in which an independent packet processing operation policy is defined per operator; and transmitting the plurality of configured flow tables to a...

Triggering migration of a network access agent associated with an access terminal
08/14/14 - 20140226468 - A method is provided for triggering migration of call session state information. The method includes determining whether to migrate a network access agent associated with an access terminal in a wireless communication system based on at least one of mobility information associated with the access terminal and status information associated...

Network congestion control with adaptive qos bit-rate differentiation
08/07/14 - 20140219082 - A method is provided for congestion control in a network node (114; 510; 700; 900) of a communication network (701). The network node handles a plurality of data connections (DC1−N; RAB1−N) for conveying data between a first side and a second side of the communication network. The congestion control involves...

Automatic deadlock detection and avoidance in a system interconnect by capturing internal dependencies of ip cores using high level specification
07/24/14 - 20140204735 - Systems and methods for automatically building a deadlock free inter-communication network in a multi-core system are described. The example implementations described herein involve a high level specification to capture the internal dependencies of various cores, and using it along with the user specified system traffic profile to automatically detect protocol...

Handling user plane congestion
07/17/14 - 20140198637 - In accordance with some embodiments, when UPCON congestion is detected, service data flows (SDFs) may be adjusted to account for the problem and to avoid denial of service. In accordance with some embodiments, a priority scheme may be implemented in which certain users or certain types of data are given...

System for managing uplink quality of service (qos) in cellular network
07/10/14 - 20140192638 - A cellular communication system includes a method for managing uplink (UL) quality-of-service (QoS) in a two-hop wireless cellular communication system, including determining a count of UL QoS requests received from each user equipment (UE) and determining a served-to-requested ratio that is a ratio of a the number of bytes of...

Apparatus and method for supporting mobility of mobile station in wireless communication system
07/03/14 - 20140185435 - A Mobile Station (MS) in a wireless communication system is provided. The MS includes, generating a message for requesting to generate a service flow, the message comprising mobility management information of the service flow, and transmitting the message comprising the mobility management information. The mobility management information is used to...

General input/output architecture, protocol and related methods to implement flow control
07/03/14 - 20140185436 - A storage device is provided to maintain a value of flow control credits allocated for a device on a channel and flow control logic is provided to receive a flow control signal over a link of an interconnect, the flow control signal indicating flow control credits allocated for the device...

Methods for congestion control in wireless networks
06/19/14 - 20140169160 - A centralized self optimizing network and policy server is configured to control congestion within at least one cell in a wireless network by coordinating application of radio frequency congestion control mechanisms affecting all users within the cell and application of core network congestion control mechanisms associated with individual users within...

Method and device for transmitting data
06/19/14 - 20140169161 - The present invention discloses a method and a device for transmitting data. According to the technical solution provided by the present invention, no actual end-to-end multi-bearer connection is established between a terminal and a network side, but the terminal, when locally transmitting a data packet, simulates a multi-bearer mechanism to...

System and method for credit-based link level flow control
05/22/14 - 20140140206 - A system and method for credit-based link level flow control. In one embodiment, a byte-based flow control mechanism is based on a sender effectively maintaining a buffer state at the receiver. In maintaining a buffer state at the receiver, the sender is provided with information regarding byte expansion at the...

Triggering congestion control in a manner such that the mobile device radio is application aware
05/15/14 - 20140133293 - Currently, the radio on the device is the only one aware of network congestion while applications are not. At the same time, only the application is aware of the criticality of information it needs to send across the network. In order to address mobile network congestion more effectively, device radio...

Method and system for selectively metering network traffic
05/01/14 - 20140119177 - An approach for resizing a network tunnel based on criteria associated with incoming traffic to the network is described. A tunnel management platform determines a frequency or a relevancy of network traffic matching predetermined class of service criteria. The tunnel management platform also calculates, based on the frequency or relevancy,...

Routing table updating
04/24/14 - 20140112126 - A method of transmitting routing information within a network is disclosed. Accordingly, in response to a change in preferred route from one node to another node within the network, the method includes providing a message comprising a digital word in which at least each node in the mesh network other...

Wi-fi intelligent selection engine
04/17/14 - 20140105003 - Devices, systems, and methods are disclosed to offload the usage of a cellular network by intelligent selection of broadband network connections such as Wi-Fi access points. A Wi-Fi transceiver on a mobile device is activated when certain conditions are met, such as a time, location, recognition of a radiofrequency (RF)...

Method and system for optimized access of a physical random access channel
04/10/14 - 20140098660 - A method for optimized access of a physical random access channel (PRACH) includes sampling a plurality of mapped zones associated with a base station. Each of the mapped zones has a plurality of endpoints. The method further includes determining a subset of disconnected endpoints in the given mapped zone where...

Carrier selection policy for joint scheduling for carrier aggregation in an lte-advanced system
04/10/14 - 20140098661 - Various embodiments of a semi-joint scheduling algorithm for carrier aggregation in an LTE-Advanced system are provided. The proposed semi-joint scheduling algorithm combines the advantages of independent scheduling and joint scheduling while avoiding the respective shortcomings, and provides a technical foundation for a wide adoption of the carrier aggregation technology. This...

Systems and methods for hybrid wireless content delivery
04/03/14 - 20140092730 - A method comprising transmitting a request, by a mobile device, indicating one or more content items; determining a location for the mobile device, by a processor; establishing a connection with a transmission medium, based at least in part on the indicated one or more content items, if the indicated one...

Andsf parameters for wlan network selection
04/03/14 - 20140092731 - Embodiments describe systems, methods, and apparatuses for identifying, based at least in part on an access network discovery and selection function (ANDSF) quality of service (QoS) policy, a preferred access point (AP) of a wireless local area network (WLAN). In some embodiments, the ANDSF QoS policy may be compared to...

Traffic flow establishment method and device and traffic flow modification method and device
03/27/14 - 20140086045 - In the present invention, before data transmission, a “connection”, between a requesting end and a destination end, identified by a traffic flow identifier (FID) is established or modified through traffic flow management. Therefore, when the requesting end and the destination end perform data transmission on the traffic flow, the FID...

Quality of service optimizer for mobile device
03/27/14 - 20140086046 - A method, system, and medium are provided for improving communication between a mobile device and a wireless network in embodiment of the invention. Based in part on expected locations for a mobile device and network availability, predictions can be made regarding the future quality of service available for the mobile...

Method and apparatus for radio link synchronization and power control in cell_fach and idle mode
03/27/14 - 20140086047 - A method and apparatus for radio link synchronization and power control in CELL_FACH state and idle mode are disclosed. A wireless transmit/receive unit (WTRU) transmits a random access channel (RACH) preamble and receives an acquisition indicator acknowledging the RACH preamble via an acquisition indicator channel (AICH) and an index to...

Data transmission rate control method and system in upward vertical handover in overlay network environment
03/27/14 - 20140086048 - Provided is a data transmission rate control method in upward vertical handover in an overlay network environment, including: a TCP (Transmission Control Protocol) sender checking whether or not a retransmission timeout event occurs while communicating with a TCP receiver through a dual interface in a TCP scheme; the TCP sender...

System and method for predictive network congestion control
03/13/14 - 20140071814 - A method for predictive network congestion control may include receiving network traffic data of a network. The network traffic data may be indicative of a current level of use or the network. A predicted future level of use at the location of the network may be identified based on the...

Congestion control method and aparatus for wireless networks
03/13/14 - 20140071815 - A wireless terminal comprises a communications interface and a congestion controller. The communications interface communicates over a radio interface with a base station. The congestion controller, upon occurrence of a congestion indication, reduces uplink transmission power of the wireless terminal by lowering a transport format combination for use by the...

Apparatuses and methods for switching data traffic between heterogeneous networks
03/13/14 - 20140071816 - A mobile communication device is provided with a first wireless module, a second wireless module, and a controller module. The first wireless module performs wireless transmissions and receptions to and from a telecommunication network using a cellular technology. The second wireless module performs wireless transmissions and receptions using a Short...

Packet loss processing method, destination network node device and mobile transmission network system
03/13/14 - 20140071817 - Embodiments of the present invention provide a packet loss processing method, a destination network node device and a mobile transmission network system. The method includes: receiving, by a destination network node device, data sent through at least two transmission quality measurement protocol links by a source network node device, where...

Data processing
03/06/14 - 20140064066 - A method implemented in a network apparatus used in a network is disclosed. The method comprises collecting information about network topology from a network controller, collecting information about data movement, deciding routing in the network according to the information about network topology and the information about data movement, and providing...

Radio network node, network control node and methods therein
02/27/14 - 20140056128 - Embodiments herein relate to a method in a radio network node (500,12,13,13) for informing a network control node (700,14) about a state of a connection between the radio network node (500,12,13,13) and a user equipment (10) served by the radio network node (500,12,13,13). The radio network node transmits to the...

Radio station, routing method and radio communication system
02/27/14 - 20140056129 - A radio station includes a weighting factor determining unit that outputs a value larger than one as a weighting factor when a traffic amount of an adjacent radio station positioned in a communicable range of the radio station exceeds a certain threshold, and a cost calculating unit that calculates a...

Techniques for reducing buffer overflow in a communication system
02/20/14 - 20140050080 - A technique for operating a wireless communication device includes transmitting a first downlink rate in a first control message. The first downlink rate is based on a latency of an inter-processor communication link associated with the wireless communication device. First downlink data at the first downlink rate is then received...

Assigning identifiers to mobile devices according to their data service requirements
02/13/14 - 20140043964 - A network fabric includes a mobile device associated with a service type and a server including a processor and memory storing program code for assigning identifiers to mobile devices in accordance with an identifier assignment policy. The processor, in response to executing the program code stored in the memory, associates...

Network apparatus, communication system, abnormal traffic detection method, and program
02/13/14 - 20140043965 - A network apparatus includes a marking unit marking traffic that exceeds a predetermined rate limit, a measuring unit measuring an amount of the marked traffic, and a monitoring unit outputting the measured traffic amount in a period determined based on an expected duration time of abnormal traffic as a detection...

Tcp relay apparatus
02/06/14 - 20140036662 - An apparatus for terminating and replaying transmission control protocol (TCP) communication between a server and cellular phone is disclosed. The TCP relay apparatus performs precise control for each TCP connection in the process of executing default TCP transmission control for the server and performing wireless-optimized TCP transmission control for the...

Method and apparatus for traffic offloading based on congestion in wireless communication system
01/30/14 - 20140029420 - A method that can increase network performance and user perceived service quality by allocating more radio resources to user data through a non-3GPP Access Network (AN) in a wireless communication system such as LTE is provided. Use of a 3GPP AN or a non-3GPP AN may be set in a...

Network system, switch and connected terminal detection method
01/23/14 - 20140022894 - In an OpenFlow network, it is determined which port of which node device a terminal connected to a group of node devices is connected to, by only using the source MAC address and port number of a packet transmitted from the terminal. Specifically, the node device compares a set of...

Overload detection and handling in a data breakout appliance at the edge of a mobile data network
01/09/14 - 20140010075 - Mobile network services are performed in an appliance in a mobile data network in a way that is transparent to most of the existing equipment in the mobile data network. The mobile data network includes a radio access network and a core network. The appliance in the radio access network...

Overload detection and handling in a data breakout appliance at the edge of a mobile data network
01/09/14 - 20140010076 - Mobile network services are performed in an appliance in a mobile data network in a way that is transparent to most of the existing equipment in the mobile data network. The mobile data network includes a radio access network and a core network. The appliance in the radio access network...

Method and apparatus for enhanced routing within a shortest path based routed network containing local and long distance links
01/09/14 - 20140010077 - Use of a Location ID in addition to normal information to allow development of non-shortest path routes. The edge switches which terminate the distance links between locations are identified. Shortest path routes are determined for all switches in the same location. For each edge switch, routes over the distance links...

Adaptive standby access in a local area communication network
01/02/14 - 20140003230 - An adaptive standby access point in a local area communication network includes an interface operable to communicate with other access points, at least one radio operable to communicate with user devices utilizing at least one antenna, and a processor operable to receive a message over the interface from one of...

Call delay control
01/02/14 - 20140003231 - A communications apparatus is disclosed with a first port arranged to receive a first packetised communications signal from a first communications network; a second port arranged to deliver a second packetised communications signal to a second communications network having at least one communications device and to receive a return communications...

Systems and methods of data processing using an fpga-implemented hash function
12/26/13 - 20130343181 - A method for processing data packets in a computer system may include receiving a data packet at a configurable logic device (e.g., an FPGA), each packet including header information regarding the data packet, the configurable logic device automatically identifying particular information elements in the header information of the data packet,...

Packet aggregation
12/26/13 - 20130343182 - Methods and apparatus for improving the efficient use of a wireless channel. Flows of compatible packets to be transmitted are processed in separate queues based on characteristics of the packets, destination and quality of service (QoS) requirements. Aggregation parameters selected for each flow define when packets aggregated on a flow...

Wireless channel allocation in a base station processor
12/26/13 - 20130343183 - A system and method are provided for allocating wireless channels in a base station processor to messages sent between a subscriber and the base station processor in a wireless network. A latency period is determined corresponding to a return message to be received from a responsive node in response to...

Ordered flooding requests for path computation elements
12/19/13 - 20130336109 - In one embodiment, a stateful path computation element (PCE) in a computer network determines a need to route at least a threshold number of tunnels, and in response, triggers a routing update from a determined set of routers. Having updated the routing information and available network resources for the set...

Adaptive ul-dl configurations in a tdd heterogeneous network
12/05/13 - 20130322235 - Technology for traffic offloading to generate a low interference flexible subframe (FlexSF) of an adaptive uplink-downlink (UL-DL) time-division duplexing (TDD) subframe configuration in a heterogeneous network (HetNet) is disclosed. One method can include an evolved Node B (eNB) monitoring a traffic loading metric for a specified traffic loading condition. The...

Systems and methods for creating, managing and communicating users and applications on spontaneous area networks
11/14/13 - 20130301405 - A Spontaneous Area Network (SPAN) is formed by mobile and fixed nodes using wireless transmission links between nodes, usually in a nearby geographical area. Applications allow users to create, join, leave, and manage SPANs and groups in a SPAN. Automatic procedures allow nodes to join other SPANs. Transmission power of...

Communication device, communication system, and communication method
11/14/13 - 20130301406 - An object of the present invention is to forward a packet corresponding to trajectories of roads without it being necessary to use road trajectory information. A communication device is mounted on a vehicle. The communication device includes a reception section that receives a packet containing forwarding information that represents a...