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Flow Control Of Data Transmission Through A Network

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Flow control with reduced buffer usage for network devices
12/18/14 - 20140369194 - Methods and apparatus for implementing flow control with reduced buffer usage for network devices. In response to detection of flow control events, transmission of a data unit or segment such as an Ethernet frame is preempted in favor of a flow control message, resulting in aborting transmission of the frame....

Congestion avoidance and control for udp-based protocols
12/18/14 - 20140369195 - An improved technique involves avoiding congestion in a network by monitoring round trip times of data units sent from a node of the network. Along these lines, a controller at a node of the network sends data units at some transmission rate to a target node with instructions to send...

Packet transmission method, packet transmission apparatus, and storage medium
12/18/14 - 20140369196 - A packet transmission method includes receiving a packet having a first service class; determining a maximum transfer band of the first service class, based on maximum transfer band information for each of a plurality of service classes of each of a plurality of computers; determining a transfer band of the...

Method, apparatus, system, computer program and computer program product for mitigating end user congestion in a wireless network
12/18/14 - 20140369197 - A method, gateway apparatus, computer program, and computer program product for mitigating end user congestion in a wireless network is provided. The gateway apparatus is in a core network and receives from a radio access network (RAN) a message comprising cell congestion information indicating that a cell of the RAN...

Method and apparatus to route packet flows over two transport radios
12/18/14 - 20140369198 - A method includes receiving packets of a flow at a packet data convergence protocol layer; and based on at least one criterion, routing the flow to one or both of at least one cellular transport radio and a wireless local area network transport radio. Another method includes receiving at a...

Method and apparatus for providing content by selecting data acceleration algorithm
12/18/14 - 20140369199 - Disclosed are a method and an apparatus for providing content by selecting a data acceleration algorithm. According to one desirable embodiment of the present invention, an IP address included in a received content provision request is extracted, whether communication network provider information that matches the extracted IP address exists is...

Disabling header compression over point-to-point protocol (ppp)
12/18/14 - 20140369200 - A system and method for disabling header compression during an establishment and configuration of a communication protocol and communication channel between a pair of correspondents. The system comprises an initiating correspondent transmitting at least one PPP negotiation packet having at least one acceptable TCP/IP header compression option type. A software...

Multi-rat carrier aggregation for integrated wwan-wlan operation
12/18/14 - 20140369201 - Systems and methods for Multi-Radio Access Technology (RAT) Carrier Aggregation (MRCA) wireless wide area network (WWAN) assisted wireless local area network (WLAN) flow mapping and flow routing are disclosed. One system comprises a dynamic flow mapping module that is configured to form a flow-mapping table to dynamically map service flows...

Method, device, and system for message distribution
12/18/14 - 20140369202 - The disclosure relates to a message distribution method, device, and system. A message distribution method includes: creating a session based on a received first type of session message and allocating a corresponding cluster node to the session; and upon receiving a second type of session message associated with the session,...

Congestion control method, device, and system
12/18/14 - 20140369203 - Embodiments of the present invention provide a congestion control method, a device, and a system. In the embodiments of the present invention, because a gateway device, unlike a gateway device that performs congestion control on all user equipments by using a same control policy in the prior art, performs congestion...

Methods and systems for adaptive buffer allocations in systems with adaptive resource allocation
12/11/14 - 20140362698 - Systems disclosed herein may allocate buffer space using methods, which prevent other resource allocation methods from apportioning the other resources in a way that inhibits system needs from being met. As such, buffer space may be dynamically allocated without impeding other resource allocation by basing the buffer space allocation at...

Methods and apparatus for improving call performance and data throughput
12/11/14 - 20140362699 - Methods and apparatus are described for improving call performance and data throughput. The methods and apparatus include receiving one or more packet data units (PDUs) during a transmission time interval (TTI) from a network entity, wherein the one or more PDUs are associated with a radio bearer. Further, the methods...

System and method for managing a wireless network
12/11/14 - 20140362700 - An embodiment method of managing a wireless network includes managing an infrastructure topology for the wireless network. The wireless network includes a plurality of network nodes. The method further includes managing a connection of a user equipment (UE) to the wireless network. The method further includes managing a customer service...

Nlos wireless backhaul downlink communication
12/11/14 - 20140362701 - A method for communicating over a wireless backhaul channel comprising generating a radio frame comprising a plurality of time slots, wherein each time slot comprises a plurality of symbols in time and a plurality of sub-carriers in a system bandwidth, broadcasting a broadcast channel signal comprising a transmission schedule to...

Mobile application traffic optimization
12/11/14 - 20140362702 - A method for reducing traffic in a cellular network used to satisfy data requests made by a mobile application is provided. The method includes intercepting a data request made by the mobile application on a mobile device, querying a local repository on the mobile device to determine if any locally...

Elastic auto-parallelization for stream processing applications based on a measured throughtput and congestion
12/04/14 - 20140355438 - A method for adjusting a data parallel region of a stream processing application includes measuring congestion of each parallel channel of the data parallel region, measuring a total throughput of all the parallel channels, and adjusting the number of parallel channels based on the current measured congestion and throughput....

End-to-end quality of service optimization and reporting
12/04/14 - 20140355439 - A system may be configured to identify a queue scheduler configuration associated with node of a network; and receive queue state information regarding the node. The queue state information may include information regarding at least one of: a measure of occupancy of one or more queues associated with the node,...

Method and apparatus for bandwidth allocation in network to enhance balance thereof
12/04/14 - 20140355440 - An apparatus for allocating a network bandwidth includes an information collection unit configured to collect flow information of a network; and a traffic check unit configured to check traffic of the collected flow information. Further, the apparatus includes a traffic respond unit configured to suppress the network bandwidth depending on...

Method and apparatus of delivering assured services over unreliable internet infrastructure by using virtual overlay network architecture over a public cloud backbone
12/04/14 - 20140355441 - A method for virtual overlay network architecture includes receiving a request for a virtual overlay network, discovering, by a computer processor, a physical topology for the virtual overlay network and constructing overlay tunnels within the physical topology with at least one elastic hub. The method further includes receiving, by the...

Communication device
12/04/14 - 20140355442 - A communication device that controls a transmission bandwidth of TCP communication includes a means for linearly increasing the transmission bandwidth of the TCP communication during a certain period of time after a data segment whose reception has been acknowledged enters an update state without detection of congestion in the TCP...

Methods and systems for performing dynamic spectrum arbitrage based on enodeb transition states
12/04/14 - 20140355443 - A dynamic spectrum arbitrage (DSA) system may include a dynamic spectrum policy controller (DPC) and a dynamic spectrum controller (DSC) that together dynamically manage the allocation and use of resources (e.g., spectrum resources) across different networks. The DSC and/or DPC components may be configured to monitor a congestion state of...

Method and apparatus for providing routing
12/04/14 - 20140355444 - A method, apparatus and computer program for providing an indication of network capability or providing data routing. An example method for use in a user equipment may comprise receiving an indication comprising a cell identification (ID) list that includes one or more cell IDs with which a local routing path...

Link aggregation based on virtual interfaces of vlans
12/04/14 - 20140355445 - A method of managing data transmission based on virtual local area networks includes obtaining a first VLAN property of a first physical interface and a second VLAN property of a second physical interface; in response to determining the first VLAN property and the second VLAN property are at least partially...

Network assisted bonding
12/04/14 - 20140355446 - A device is provided for facilitating a media transmission over a wireless network. The device may control and manage a plurality of first wireless modems on a first end node side. The plurality of first wireless modems may be configured to transmit/receive a plurality of data streams over a plurality...

Apparatus and method to reduce denial of service during mme overload and shutdown conditions
11/27/14 - 20140347990 - A communication device configured to perform a load balancing procedure in response to a mobility management entity being overloaded and/or shut down. The base station can be configured to generate a radio resource control (RRC) Connection Reject message including a load balancing clause. The communication device can be configured to...

Transmission of content-related data of an ott provider to a telecommunications device using a telecommunications network
11/27/14 - 20140347991 - A method is provided for transfer of content-related data of an Over-the-top (OTT) provider to a telecommunications device using a telecommunications network. The method includes: receiving, by the OTT provider, a request for content-related data; transmitting the content-related data of the OTT provider to a content delivery interface device of...

Common pilot gating in a multi-antenna wireless communication system
11/27/14 - 20140347992 - A multi-antenna base station (16) is configured to transmit a plurality of common pilot channels. The base station (16) obtains information that indicates when the base station (16) is to gate the transmission of a subset of the common pilot channels. The base station (16) also receives from a wireless...

Systems and methods for scalable and resilient load balancing
11/27/14 - 20140347993 - A method for providing resilient load balancing in a system comprising a first processing unit, a second processing unit, a first active load balancer and a second active load balancer is disclosed. A first set of packet flows may be mapped to the first active load balancer and a second...

Methods and apparatus for load balancing across member ports for traffic egressing out of a port channel
11/27/14 - 20140347994 - Methods and apparatus for load balancing across member ports for traffic egressing out of a port channel are provided herein. An example method according to one implementation may include: assigning a quantized value based on current load to each of the network ports in the port channel; receiving a data...

Processing packets by a network device
11/27/14 - 20140347995 - A method and apparatus for performing a lookup in a switching device of a packet switched network where the lookup includes a plurality of distinct operations each of which returns a result that includes a pointer to a next operation in a sequence of operations for the lookup. The method...

System and method for quality of service in a wireless network environment
11/27/14 - 20140347996 - Disclosed herein are systems, methods, and non-transitory computer-readable storage media for providing on-demand quality of service guarantees in a wireless network environment. The system determines an on-demand quality of service for a segment of a communication path between a user equipment communicating with a radio access network connected to a...

Reducing superfluous traffic in a network
11/20/14 - 20140341028 - In one embodiment the modem has a network interface, application interface, processor, and memory. The network interface exchanges radio data with a network. The application (or host) interface exchanges application data with an application (or host) processor. The processor converts a unit of radio data to a corresponding unit of...

Encoding a payload hash in the da-mac to facilitate elastic chaining of packet processing elements
11/20/14 - 20140341029 - A method is implemented in a network element of a service network. The network element executes a packet processing element (PPE) of a plurality of PPEs, where each PPE in the plurality of PPEs executes a stage of packet processing for the service network and where the plurality of PPEs...

Packet switch device and method of the same
11/20/14 - 20140341030 - A packet switch device includes an input port, a loop-back port, a storage module, and a switch engine. The input port receives a packet. The storage module stores packet flow tables. Each packet flow table includes at least one flow entry and action. The switch engine compares the packet with...

Differentiation of traffic flows mapped to the same bearer
11/20/14 - 20140341031 - In accordance with an example embodiment of the present invention, an apparatus comprising: at least one processor; and at least one memory including computer program code, wherein the at least one memory and the computer program code are configured to, with the at least one processor, cause the apparatus to...

Support for distinguished minimum latency traffic guard band
11/20/14 - 20140341032 - A network device may implement a guard band for reducing latency of transmitting high priority data. The device may identify a scheduled communication time for high priority data, which may include a scheduled reception time of the high priority data by the network device or a scheduled communication time of...

Transmission management device, system, and method
11/20/14 - 20140341033 - A transmission management method, includes: receiving a request for establishing an on-demand virtual lease line from a first electronic device when a request is made to communicate with a second electronic device. Position information of the first electronic device and the second electronic device is obtained. Routers located between the...

Transmission management device, system, and method
11/20/14 - 20140341034 - In a transmission management method, a workload of a transmission path when a first electronic device communicates with a second electronic device is detected. Other transmission paths between the first electronic device and the second electronic device according to location information of routers, the first electronic device, and the second...

Beacon transmission over unlicensed spectrum
11/20/14 - 20140341035 - Methods and apparatuses are described in which an unlicensed spectrum is used for Long Term Evolution (LTE) communications. A first method includes broadcasting beacon signals in an unlicensed spectrum at predetermined times from an evolved Node B (eNB). A second method includes receiving beacon signals broadcast in an unlicensed spectrum...

Lightweight control-plane signaling for aggregation devices in a network
11/20/14 - 20140341036 - Providing a label is disclosed. A first message is transmitted to an access device where the first message includes a set of available labels. A second message is received from the access device where the second message includes a label from the set of available labels selected to be used...

Rerouting technique
11/20/14 - 20140341037 - A technique for routing data frames in a telecommunications backhaul network (100) is provided. The telecommunication backhaul network (100) includes a plurality of points and links between the points so that at least two different routes for communicating data frames between a pair of end points is provided. A first...

Method for offloading data in wireless communication system and apparatus for same
11/20/14 - 20140341038 - The present invention relates to a method for offloading data in a wireless communication system for supporting a multiple radio access network and an apparatus for same. Specifically, the method includes the steps of: receiving a message of a connected cell report including an identifier of a wireless local area...

Efficient delivery of real-time synchronous services over a wireless network
11/20/14 - 20140341039 - In embodiments of the present disclosure improved capabilities are described for providing efficient delivery of real-time synchronous services over a large area broadband LTE wireless network, where optimization servers utilizing publish-subscribe broker services are provided within the wireless network to reduce the resources required for applications streaming data to a...

System and method for managing bitrate on networks
11/13/14 - 20140334302 - A method and system for managing bitrate of network traffic are provided. The method for managing bitrate of network traffic includes: receiving a packet; retrieving metadata from the packet and associating the packet with at least one traffic aggregate; determining a drop rate for the at least one traffic aggregate...

Pcc qos authorization based on rule split and flow direction
11/13/14 - 20140334303 - Various exemplary embodiments relate to a method performed by a policy and charging rules node (PCRN) of updating a policy and charging control (PCC) rule. The method includes: receiving a filter update request comprising a new filter and a reference filter; matching the reference filter with a previously requested PCC...

Content classification of internet traffic
11/13/14 - 20140334304 - A content-classification model is constructed using sampling methods to create training sets of classifiers using imbalanced and/or large-volume training data; the model maps network source addresses and/or flow sizes to target applications and is applied to network traffic to identify contents thereof and estimate a tonnage of traffic corresponding to...

Wide area transport networks for mobile radio access networks and methods of use
11/13/14 - 20140334305 - Wide area transport networks for mobile Radio Access Networks, and methods of use are provided herein. An exemplary wide area transport network may include a plurality of network segments that include at least one wireline network and at least one wireless network communicatively coupled with one another. Each of the...

Data transmission method and apparatus
11/13/14 - 20140334306 - A data transmission method and apparatus are provided. The method comprises: receiving service data sent by a first terminal, the first terminal being a single-mode terminal or a multi-mode terminal; monitoring forwarding load traffic of a back-end egress of a first network device in a first network; when the load...

Method for transmission of backhaul data in wireless 238communication systems
11/13/14 - 20140334307 - The present invention relates to a method for transmission of backhaul data in a wireless communication system, said wireless communication system being adapted to use radio resources for transmission between one or more mobile stations and at least one network control node, said method using a first backhaul transmission link...

Preventing traffic flooding to the root of a multi-point to multi-point label-switched path tree with no receivers
11/13/14 - 20140334308 - A method is provided for pruning an MP2MP tree. The method includes, in a first node of an MP2MP LSP tree, determining whether the first node has only a single replication branch for the MP2MP LSP tree, the single replication branch representing a downstream path to only a second node...

Application-aware flow control in a radio network
11/13/14 - 20140334309 - The disclosure relates to a method and network node (10) for controlling a plurality of flows of application data in a radio network. The method comprises a step of detecting (11) the plurality of flows and a cost measure associated with each flow. The cost measure is an indication of...

Utilizing latency control to alleviate bufferbloat
11/06/14 - 20140328175 - In one embodiment, a method includes estimating a current queuing latency, the estimated current queuing latency being associated with a queue of packets maintained in a buffer. The method also includes calculating a current drop or mark probability, the current drop or mark probability being associated with a probability that...

Apparatus and method for avoiding data loss associated with a qos reservation failure
11/06/14 - 20140328176 - Apparatus and methods are disclosed for avoiding data loss associated with a quality of service (QoS) reservation failure. One such method of wireless communication operable at an access terminal includes receiving a request from an access network for a preselected communication, establishing a radio link with the access network in...

Support data connectivity over wlan and wwan
11/06/14 - 20140328177 - Methods, systems, and devices are described for managing data connectivity at a user equipment (UE). The managing may include determining that all traffic of all PDN connections of the UE is currently offloaded to a Wireless Local Area Network (WLAN) access network and then refraining from transmitting and receiving data...

Baseband signal processing cluster
11/06/14 - 20140328178 - Embodiments relate to a baseband signal processing cluster (100) of a wireless communication network, the baseband signal processing cluster (100) comprising a plurality of baseband signal processing units (110), wherein at least one of the baseband signal processing units (110) is coupled to at least one remote radio head of...

Computer system, controller, switch, communication method and recording medium storing a network management program
11/06/14 - 20140328179 - A computer system according to the present invention includes: a switch which transfers test data to a different switch via each of a plurality of networks to obtain a transfer performance of each of the plurality of networks; and a controller which configures a flow entry onto a flow table...

Reducing latencies through packet aggregation
10/30/14 - 20140321276 - Techniques, systems, and articles of manufacture for reducing latencies through packet aggregation. A method includes computing an end-to-end latency for each of multiple data packets to reach a pre-determined destination, determining an aggregation scheme with a corresponding aggregation time for each of the multiple data packets, wherein the aggregation time...

Network validation
10/30/14 - 20140321277 - Systems and methods for provisioning and validating a network are disclosed. One method can comprise providing a first communication tunnel between a network access point and a first tunnel endpoint. Availability of the first tunnel endpoint can be determined. If the first tunnel endpoint is determined to be available, network...

Systems and methods for sampling packets in a network flow
10/30/14 - 20140321278 - A method for sampling packets for a network flow, includes: receiving a packet at a network port of a network switch appliance, the network switch appliance comprising an instrument port for communication with a network monitoring instrument; determining whether the packet belongs to a network flow that is desired to...

Random early drop based processing circuit and method for triggering random early drop based operation according to at least trigger event generated based on software programmable schedule
10/30/14 - 20140321279 - A random early drop (RED) based processing circuit includes a scheduler, an RED-based decision logic and a controller. The scheduler generates a trigger event according to an RED-based operation schedule. The scheduler is coupled to a software interface, and the RED-based operation schedule in the scheduler is programmed via the...

Processing data
10/30/14 - 20140321280 - Measures for processing data in a telecommunications network. At a first network node in a cluster of network nodes, a communication session setup request requesting setup of a communication session with a subscriber device in a plurality of subscriber devices is received. In response to receipt of the communication session...

Fifo buffer with multiple stream packet segmentation
10/30/14 - 20140321281 - An epoch-based network processor internally segments packets for processing and aggregation in epoch payloads. FIFO buffers interact with a memory management unit to efficiently manage the segmentation and aggregation process....

High-rate dual-band cellular communications
10/30/14 - 20140321282 - A method, apparatus and system for wireless communication are described. The method includes transmitting and receiving data to and from one or more wireless transmit/receive units (WTRUs) via an underlay system access link. The underlay system is non-standalone, and control information is provided from an overlay system. An underlay base...

Technology aware diffserv marking
10/30/14 - 20140321283 - The present disclosure relates to methods supporting enhanced scheduling of IP data packets originating from different radio access technologies. One aspect is a method in a node in a radio access network, said node comprising one or more radio access technology circuitry, each radio access technology circuitry serving data packet...

Overlay network priority inheritance
10/23/14 - 20140313892 - In one embodiment, a system includes logic adapted for receiving an overlay-encapsulated packet including one or more underlay packets, logic adapted for decapsulating the one or more underlay packets from the overlay-encapsulated packet, logic adapted for deriving a priority for each of the one or more underlay packets based on...

Method and device for processing interconnected ring in multi-protocol label switching
10/23/14 - 20140313893 - Embodiments of the present invention disclose a method and a device for processing an interconnected ring in multi-protocol label switching. The method includes classifying to-be-processed services as a single ring service for an original ring and a cross-ring service for an interconnected ring corresponding to the original ring, determining information...

Mobility load balancing method and access network device
10/23/14 - 20140313894 - A mobility load balancing (MLB) method and an access network device are disclosed, which are applied in the field of communication technologies. The MLB method includes: acquiring, by an access network device, resources actually occupied by a service of an operator in a cell controlled by a base station and...

Femto cell access point passthrough model
10/23/14 - 20140313895 - Fixed, differentiated quality of service (QoS) is supplied for packetized traffic (e.g., voice and data) intended for femto cell coverage when transmitted concurrently with external broadband traffic. Quality of Service differentiation is supplied without an external implementation. Femto cell coverage is prioritized over concurrent packetized traffic to deliver a rich...

Line relaying device, tdm line detour system, and tdm line detour control method
10/23/14 - 20140313896 - When a reduction in the transmission speed of the line preset as the TDM line transfer route is detected by a device-connecting line termination unit, a mapping request, to which information indicating the amount of TDM-line bandwidth overflowing from the line and a destination indicating the final line relaying device...

Communication terminal for performing distributed communication in communication system and communication method for same
10/23/14 - 20140313897 - The present invention relates to a system for providing distributed communication between communication terminals and a method for same. The method for providing distributed communication between communication terminals in a communication system includes the steps of: a first communication terminal receiving at least one first signal from at least one...

Bundled charging for over-the-top and hosted services in ip wireless networks
10/16/14 - 20140307549 - A system may receive a request to receive a particular quality of service level for traffic flow between a user device and an over-the-top application server that provides an over-the-top application service. The over-the-top application server may be outside of a service provider network. The system may determine that the...

Radio access network based traffic steering to non-cellular access
10/16/14 - 20140307550 - Various communication systems may benefit from traffic steering. For example, radio access network based traffic steering can be used to benefit of communications by steering traffic to Wi-Fi leveraging Hotspot 2.0. A method can include determining that an off-load condition exists in an area of a radio access network. The...

Automatic learning of wi-fi neighbors and network characteristics
10/16/14 - 20140307551 - Communication systems may benefit from additional network information. For example, certain networks or user equipment may benefit from automatic learning of Wi-Fi neighbors and network characteristics. A method may include monitoring network neighborhood for a non-cellular access point. The method may also include storing an identifier of a non-cellular access...

Radio resource control for dual-access-technology cells
10/16/14 - 20140307552 - According to an aspect of an embodiment, a base station includes a first interface, a second interface, a third interface, and an allocator. The first interface communicates with a plurality of terminals via a licensed radio spectrum. The second interface communicates with the plurality of terminals via an unlicensed radio...

Network traffic load balancing
10/16/14 - 20140307553 - A system and methods of using commodity switches and commodity servers to produce a load-balanced, highly-available network for a computing cloud are disclosed. The system comprises switches and servers. The switches are organized in tiers. The switches in the highest tier are connected to the servers via uplink switch ports....

Virtual enhanced transmission selection (vets) for lossless ethernet
10/16/14 - 20140307554 - In one embodiment, a system includes a hardware processor and logic integrated with and/or executable by the processor, the logic being adapted to receive a traffic flow having a plurality of packets, classify the traffic flow into a traffic class based on a characteristic of the traffic flow, the traffic...