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Including Signaling Between Network Elements

Including Signaling Between Network Elements patent applications listed include Date, Patent Application Number, Patent Title, Patent Abstract summary and are linked to the corresponding patent application page.

07/17/14 - 20140198659 - Cell range expansion elasticity control
In some aspects, a method for carrying out load balancing between cells in a heterogeneous network includes measuring loads within macro clusters in the network. The method additionally includes identifying one or more macro clusters experiencing unbalanced load conditions, and sending balancing indicators to one or more cells in the...

07/17/14 - 20140198660 - Communication monitor, occurrence prediction method, and recording medium
A communication monitor includes a path change determining unit that generates path change information including a path change at the time of the path change in a network and an alarm at the time of the path change, and a collecting unit that collects traffic information of each path in...

07/17/14 - 20140198661 - Multicast traffic load balancing over virtual link aggregation
One embodiment of the present invention provides a switch. The switch comprises one or more ports, a link management module and a load balancing module. The link management module operates a port of the one or more ports of the switch in conjunction with a remote switch to form a...

07/10/14 - 20140192653 - Method and apparatus for controlling load allocation in cluster system
An apparatus for controlling load allocation in a cluster system includes a cluster module having a plurality of target nodes and a cluster power management module. The cluster power management module analyzes resource usage of the target nodes by monitoring the load states of the target nodes. The cluster power...

07/10/14 - 20140192654 - Network of media servers and a method of dynamically routing calls over the network of media servers
A communication system including one or more end points, each end point interconnected to a wireless network. The communication system also includes a media network system, the network system contains a registration server for registering device IDs of the end points in the communication system, a database for storing device...

07/10/14 - 20140192655 - Method and apparatus for diagnosing faults in a hybrid internet protocol network
An Ethernet switch can receive an internet protocol query packet generated by a receiver for collecting telemetry data between a source and the receiver in a multicast network, translate the internet protocol query packet to an Ethernet query packet, collect in the Ethernet query packet telemetry data from the Ethernet...

07/03/14 - 20140185449 - Creating packet flows to reduce redundancy
A System and method for creation and transport of flows. The method includes transmitting an ADDFLOW request to a receiver to add the flow to the wireless network. The method also includes receiving a response message indicating that the flow will be added to the wireless network and delivering the...

07/03/14 - 20140185450 - Apparatus for a high performance and highly available multi-controllers in a single sdn/openflow network
A method for distributing routing instructions to a plurality of nodes within an OpenFlow Software Defined Network (SDN) using a logically centralized multi-controller that comprises a plurality of controllers, wherein the method comprises receiving a plurality of incoming data packets, storing a plurality of current flow tables, queuing the incoming...

07/03/14 - 20140185451 - Low pass filter for hierarchical pipelined distributed scheduling traffic manager
A method is implemented by a network element to provide scalable hierarchical traffic management (HTM) over a plurality of network layers for a network and eliminate priority leaking caused by quick loopback batch scheduling that analyzes a subset of network layers to shorten processing time and resource requirements when the...

07/03/14 - 20140185452 - Flow control methods and systems for use with a wireless network
An exemplary method includes an interface device 1) detecting a request provided by a user device for a server to transmit data to the user device by way of a base station and a wireless network that connects the user device to the base station, 2) pre-fetching, in response to...

07/03/14 - 20140185453 - A method for avoiding network congestion and an apparatus thereof
A method for avoiding a network congestion at a network includes an aggregator and a plurality of workers, wherein the plurality of workers share the same bottleneck link to the aggregator. The method includes counting a number of connections between the aggregator and the worker, and adjusting a window size...

06/26/14 - 20140177444 - Protocol for allocating upstream slots over a link in a point-to-multipoint communication system
A system for controlling a contention state for a communication link between a base station controller and customer premises equipment in point-to-multipoint communication. The contention state is controlled using a state machine, which includes a grant pending absent state in which a unicast request slot is maintained open for use...

06/26/14 - 20140177445 - Hybrid arq system with a snapshot feedback mechanism for interference prone wireless networks
An IP packet transmission system is disclosed and more specifically it is a system using a hybrid ARQ method including a sliding purge window and having the transmitter opportunistically piggy-back a snapshot of the transmitter's transmit/send window in data frames. When the receiver receives this snapshot the receiver can compare...

06/26/14 - 20140177446 - Inter-apn routing flow distribution
For Inter-APN routing flow distribution, a step of receiving, by a UE from a server, an Inter-System Routing Policy (ISRP) rule that comprises flow distribution rules for at least one of a For Flow Based flow distribution container used for IP Flow Mobility (IFOM), a For Service Based flow distribution...

06/19/14 - 20140169172 - Dynamic in-band service control mechanism in mobile network
A method, computer readable medium and apparatus for transmitting signaling information within payload traffic. For example, the method parses a certificate received from a service provider to obtain service imprint information associated with a mobile service, inserts a service control parameter derived from the service imprint information into a packet...

06/12/14 - 20140160937 - Common radio resource control for cellular radio and wifi
A method and system for combined control and management of radio resources of a cellular radio network and a WiFi network are disclosed. According to one aspect, a method includes performing, by a combined radio resource control unit, radio resource control functions controlling utilization of radio resources of the cellular...

06/12/14 - 20140160938 - Method, apparatus and system for moving wireless terminals in mobility management serving node pool
The invention discloses a method for moving a wireless terminal in a mobility management serving node pool comprising at least a source mobility management serving node and a target mobility management serving node, comprising: initiating, from the source mobility management serving node, a first subscriber context procedure to inform the...

06/05/14 - 20140153398 - Single bearer network connection establishment
A first device may establish a connection with a user device via a particular bearer associated with multiple policies for corresponding data flows. The first device may also receive a first data packet associated with a first data flow; apply, to the first data flow, a first policy of the...

05/29/14 - 20140146680 - Power control method, base station and terminal equipment
A power control including: determining by a macro base station a dormant cell to be activated based on a measurement report; and transmitting an activation request to the base station of the dormant cell to be activated, the activation request including a cell ID of the dormant cell to be...

05/22/14 - 20140140215 - Method and apparatus for providing queue delay overload control
A method and apparatus for handling an overload condition in a communication network are disclosed. For example, the method calculates a call target rate by at least one core signaling network element for at least one edge signaling network element. The method then sends the call target rate by the...

05/15/14 - 20140133310 - Method for extracting features from a flow of digital video frames, and corresponding system and computer program product
In an embodiment, digital video frames in a flow are subjected to a method of extraction of features including the operations of: extracting from the video frames respective sequences of pairs of keypoints/descriptors limiting to a threshold value the number of pairs extracted for each frame; sending the sequences extracted...

05/08/14 - 20140126377 - Data burst communication techniques for mobile communication devices operating in packet data sessions
A mobile device experiences a condition where a time overlap exists between a packet data burst being communicated over a packet data channel of a serving cell and broadcast data burst being communicated over a broadcast control channel of a neighbor cell. The mobile device sets its RF receiver to...

05/01/14 - 20140119191 - Network management apparatus and method
A disclosed network management method includes: when the number of multicast domains in a network exceeds a predetermined threshold, setting one new multicast domain for at least a part of plural multicast domains based on an inclusion relationship among the plural multicast domains; and transmitting to a relay apparatus, data...

05/01/14 - 20140119192 - Mobile communication method, mobile communication system and radio base station
When congestion in an eNB is detected, effective utilization of resources is achieved by adjusting not only a data flow rate in an EPS-RAB but also a band of a core network bearer corresponding with the EPS-RAB. A mobile communication method according to an embodiment includes a step A of...

04/24/14 - 20140112149 - Closed loop end-to-end qos on-chip architecture
An apparatus includes an output configured to output data to a communication path of an interconnect for routing to a target and a rate controller configured to control a rate of the output data. The rate controller is configured to control the rate in response to feedback information from the...

04/24/14 - 20140112150 - Method for providing quality of service in software-defined networking based network and apparatus using the same
Disclosed is a Quality of Service (QoS) providing method and apparatus in a software-defined networking (SDN) based network, the QoS providing method including receiving a first packet of a predetermined flow, searching for forwarding information corresponding to the packet and QoS rule information corresponding to the packet in a forwarding...

04/17/14 - 20140105026 - Adaptive rate control in a communications system
The invention relates to a method for controlling a bit-rate of a session in a packet-switched communications system where multiple sessions are set-up via a shared resource. A current bit-rate of the session is compared to a bit-rate range valid for the session to determine a distance from the position...

04/17/14 - 20140105027 - Transmission priority paths in mesh networks
In one embodiment, a node may determine a trigger for establishing transmission priority on a path through a shared-media communication network for priority traffic to a particular node. As such, the node may generate a path clear message (PCM) that would instruct one or more receiving nodes along the path...

04/10/14 - 20140098672 - Method for processing congestion and network device
The present invention provides a method for processing congestion and a network device. When a first network device detects congestion, the first network device acquires a data packet from a buffer queue of the first network device, where the data packet is sent by a congestion source device and includes...

04/03/14 - 20140092745 - Link adaptation for a multi-hop route in a wireless mesh network
Systems and methods for link adaptation for a multi-hop route in a wireless mesh network are disclosed. In one embodiment, a wireless mesh network includes network nodes in a route through the wireless mesh network. The network nodes determine a bottleneck information flow rate for the route based on backward...

04/03/14 - 20140092746 - System and method for response frame type indication
Embodiments are provided for indicating response frame types according to response frame durations in a wireless network. The embodiments include defining a plurality of response frame types in accordance to different transmission durations. The different response frame types are assigned corresponding indication values. When transmitting a current frame to a...

04/03/14 - 20140092747 - Data communication method and data communication system
A data communication method includes determining by a first terminal apparatus that is included among plural terminal apparatuses capable of direct communication with one another, whether a communication volume of data received from a second terminal apparatus that is included among the terminal apparatuses exceeds a processable communication volume; and...

03/27/14 - 20140086058 - Systems and methods for flow control of a remote transmitter
Systems and methods are provided to enable a near-end receiver to control the far-end transmitter's data transmission such that the near-end receiver's TC data buffers do not overflow. In an embodiment, a high waterline and low waterline implemented into a near-end receiver are used to determine when the near-end receiver's...

03/27/14 - 20140086059 - Method, node, and system for controlling network traffic based on token ring
A method for controlling network traffic based on a token ring includes: acquiring, by a node that obtains a token, network congestion situation information carried in the token, where the network congestion situation information includes the total number of to-be-retransmitted messages requested by nodes in a current token passing period;...

03/13/14 - 20140071825 - Load balancing systems and methods of mac learning in multi-slot architectures
Line cards in a multi-slot network element utilize load balancing systems and methods for synchronizing learned Media Access Control (MAC) addresses therebetween. It is an objective of the load balancing systems and methods to enable high data rate scalability between line cards in a distributed system while preventing adverse effects...

03/13/14 - 20140071826 - Transmission method in an ad hoc multi-hop ip network
b) a mechanism for managing congestion of the nodes providing for a limitation of the throughput (A) for sending from a transmitting node to a receiving node following congestion information from the receiving node sent to the transmitting node, said mechanism being applied only hop-by-hop, the congestion information only being...

03/06/14 - 20140064094 - Providing policies using a direct interface between network devices
A first device is configured to store network load information regarding one or more network devices connected to the first device. Each one of the one or more network devices may have a connection range. The first device is further configured to receive information regarding a second device. The information...

03/06/14 - 20140064095 - Apparatus and method for optimizing communications at an intermittent communication link
Apparatus and methods for optimizing communications at a communication processor that exchanges communications across a communication link on behalf of an application processor or other local endstation of the communications, wherein the communication link is intermittently inoperative. The application processor is a source or destination of communication packets that traverse...

03/06/14 - 20140064096 - Source asynchronous signaling
Technology for asynchronous communication including a wired channel, a sender controller, and a receiver controller is disclosed. The sender controller can be configured to send multiple request signals up to a predefined limit on the output request port paired with multiple data blocks sent on the data before receiving an...

03/06/14 - 20140064097 - Method for optimizing the resources of a data transmission at the level of the mac layer and device implementing the method
A method for optimizing the resources of a data transmission, based on a set of pairs of modulation and first correcting code, includes: determining, for each pair, maximum rate of a second correcting code applied to data transmitted before application of the first correcting code and of modulation wherein the...

03/06/14 - 20140064098 - Method and apparatus for detecting and processing a retransmitted data packet in a wireless network
The present disclosure describes systems and techniques relating to wireless communications. According to an aspect of the described systems and techniques, an apparatus includes circuitry configured to receive a signal representing a wireless communication transmission; and circuitry configured to process the signal to (i) decode a control portion of the...

03/06/14 - 20140064099 - Mobile communication system, control method thereof, and non-transitory computer readable medium storing control program
A configuration is such that among EPC nodes such as an S-GW 104 and a P-GW 105, which form an EPC network, a DNS server 101 selects the EPC node to use based on a selection priority in a DNS resource record registered to the DNS server 101 to thereby...

02/20/14 - 20140050095 - Method and apparatus to improve tcp performance in mobile networks
The present invention provides a method, apparatus and a computer program product for improving TCP performance in mobile networks. The present invention discloses obtaining, at an intermediate network node, a quality measure of a connection between a content server and a user equipment, detecting, at the intermediate network node, whether...

02/20/14 - 20140050096 - Message processing method, device, and system
The present invention provides a message processing method, device, and system. The method includes: receiving a TCP data acknowledgement message sent by a UE; obtaining, according to the TCP data acknowledgement message, an identifier of a TCP data packet successfully received by the UE; obtaining, according to correspondence between the...

02/20/14 - 20140050097 - Capacity station activation method, wireless communication apparatus and system
Embodiments of the present invention provide a capacity station activation method and system. A coverage station sends activation control information to a capacity station, where the activation control information enables the capacity station to send a pilot signal to a user in a power decreasing manner; receives a pilot signal...

02/13/14 - 20140043978 - Dynamic content distribution in mobile telecommunications network
A mobile telecommunications network is configured to dynamically adapt transmitted content according to the channel quality of the network link connecting a destination mobile device to the mobile telecommunications network. Channel quality indicators (CQIs) for the mobile devices associated with the mobile telecommunications network are cached at one or more...

02/06/14 - 20140036683 - Power optimized behavior in mesh networks
Mesh communications aspects are disclosed in which multiple mobile devices located within a communication area in which the devices perform direct communication to establish a mesh network. Each device node included in the mesh network provides power profile information to the other nodes on the network. As mesh messages are...

02/06/14 - 20140036684 - Method and arrangement for the power management of a digital communication line
The present invention relates to a method and an arrangement for the power management of a digital communication line such as a digital subscriber line DSL (2201). A problem addressed by the invention is that the transitioning of the digital subscriber line (2201) from a low transmission power state to...

02/06/14 - 20140036685 - Method and apparatus for transmitting/receiving data in mobile communication system
The present invention relates to a method and an apparatus for transmitting/receiving data, and a method for a user equipment transmitting data, according to one embodiment of the present invention, comprises: a step of determining conditions for determining whether a condition for transmitting short data is satisfied, when data to...

01/30/14 - 20140029432 - Feedback-based tuning of control plane traffic by proactive user traffic observation
In one embodiment, a management device may determine whether user traffic in a computer network is suffering from insufficient network resources. In response to user traffic suffering from insufficient network resources, the device may then trigger the computer network to reduce control plane traffic. In another embodiment, a network device...

01/30/14 - 20140029433 - Symmetric transmit opportunity (txop) truncation
Various embodiments of symmetric transmit opportunity (TXOP) truncation (STT) systems and methods are disclosed. One method embodiment, among others, comprises receiving a frame that truncates a TXOP around a first station, and responsive to receiving the frame, sending a second frame that truncates the TXOP around a second station. Others...

01/30/14 - 20140029434 - Configurable architecture with a converged coordinator
Methods and apparatus for a configurable architecture with a converged coordinator are described. The converged coordinator may have multiple radio transceivers or interfaces. The converged coordinator may communicate with a plurality of clusters or Personal Area Networks (PANs). The converged coordinator may include a protocol stack with a Convergence Layer...

01/30/14 - 20140029435 - Quality of service handling in packet core and radio networks
There is provided a serving node S) comprising processing means (CTRL_U1; MEM—1) and an interface unit (INT_U1) and a method for such a serving node, the serving node being adapted for participating in a network requested secondary PDP context activation procedure, the processing means being adapted for: —receiving (91) an...

01/30/14 - 20140029436 - Method and device for optimizing the routing of a stream
This method includes a step which involves re-routing said flow via at least one intermediate server arranged between said nodes and which is capable of applying at least one treatment that is pre-defined by the operator to said flow....