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Multiplex Communications > Communication Over Free Space > Having A Plurality Of Contiguous Regions Served By Respective Fixed Stations > Channel Assignment > Hand-off Control

Hand-off Control

Hand-off Control patent applications listed include Date, Patent Application Number, Patent Title, Patent Abstract summary and are linked to the corresponding patent application page.

08/28/14 - 20140241315 - Radio access network (ran) for peer-to-peer (p2p) communication
A serving gateway (S-GW) in a radio access network (RAN) server system for peer-to-peer (P2P) communication can include a P2P content manager. The P2P content manager can be configured for receiving P2P data content from other nodes in a P2P network, forwarding the P2P data content to other nodes in...

08/28/14 - 20140241316 - System and method for hand-in disambiguation using user equipment wifi location in a network environment
An example method is provided in one example embodiment and includes receiving a handover request from a first radio network to handover a user equipment (UE) to a second radio network, wherein the handover request includes an international mobile subscriber identity (IMSI) for a user associated with the UE and...

08/28/14 - 20140241317 - Method and system for providing simultaneous connectivity between multiple e-nodebs and user equipment
A method and a system for providing simultaneous transmission and reception across multiple evolved NodeBs (eNBs) from a User Equipment (UE) in a Long Term Evolution (LTE) network are provided. The method includes establishing a first connection between the UE and a core network through a Serving-eNB (S-eNB), considering at...

08/28/14 - 20140241318 - Method, apparatus, and system for facilitating random access
A PRACH preamble sequence being sent by the UE is received. An RAR in response to the PRACH preamble sequence is generated. The RAR includes a TA command. The TA command includes an integer value that is greater than 1282. The integer value alone is capable of determining a TA...

08/28/14 - 20140241319 - Method and apparatus for transmitting channel state information in wireless communication system
Provided are a method and an apparatus for transmitting periodic channel state information (CSI) in a wireless communication system. User equipment activates an uplink (UP) semi-persistent scheduling (SPS) session allocated to a secondary cell (SCell), periodically transmits the periodic CSI through a physical uplink shared channel (PUSCH) to a base...

08/28/14 - 20140241320 - Method and apparatus
A method is provided. The method includes performing a media access control reset. The media access control reset is provided without performing at least one of a radio link control reset and a packet data convergence protocol reset....

08/28/14 - 20140241321 - Apparatus and method for selecting voice bearer in reverse single radio voice call continuity
An apparatus and method capable of creating and controlling voice bearer in reverse single radio voice call continuity comprise performing a handover request action S64 of generating a request to a mobile management entity for a handover of a mobile communication call of a user equipment from circuit switched mobile...

08/28/14 - 20140241322 - Method and apparatus for controlling connection switching according to the amount of data not transfered
A mobile communication terminal according to the present invention comprises a processing unit for carrying out an operation intended for a data object such as content or a program, a channel builder for establishing a data channel for providing a data object to, for example, a player or a browser;...

08/21/14 - 20140233529 - Selecting a type of circuit switched fallback
A type of circuit switched fallback (CSFB) is selected based on the target access point for the CSFB. For example, redirection-based CSFB may be selected for some types of target access points, while handover-based CSFB is selected for other types of target access points. In some aspects, an entity may...

08/21/14 - 20140233530 - Methods and apparatus for accessing dormant cells
A method, a computer program product, and an apparatus are provided. The apparatus may be a UE. The UE receives an information block from a first base station while camped on a second base station. In an aspect, the information block includes an indication of a random access configuration for...

08/21/14 - 20140233531 - Method for performing handover, user equipment, base station, and radio communication system
According to embodiments, a base station includes a radio communication unit configured to establish communication with a mobile communication terminal using a plurality of component carriers. The base station further includes a control unit configured to transmit a command to the mobile communication terminal to reduce the plurality of component...

08/21/14 - 20140233532 - Bearer switching method, home nodeb gateway, and home nodeb
Embodiments of the present invention include a bearer switching method, a home NodeB gateway, and a home NodeB. The method includes: receiving a first relocation request message sent by a source home NodeB HNB, where the first relocation request message is used to request switching of a local IP access...

08/14/14 - 20140226620 - Access terminal maintenance of handover parameter for source and target access point pairs
An access terminal adapts (e.g., self-optimizes) at least one handover parameter used by the access terminal for determining whether and/or how to handover from one access point to another access point. In addition, the access terminal uses different handover parameters for handover between different pairs of access points. For each...

08/14/14 - 20140226621 - Method and apparatus for controlling and resolving a handover failure when a dynamic cell off is occurred in wireless access system
The present invention provides methods and apparatus for controlling and resolving a handover failure when a dynamic cell off is occurred during a handover procedure. According to one aspect of the present invention, a method for preventing a handover failure in a wireless access system supporting cell-on/off includes initiating a...

08/14/14 - 20140226622 - Dynamic vlan ip network entry
Systems and methods for tagging packets in a wireless network are described. The methods can comprise detecting initial entry of subscriber equipment into a wireless network at a first base station and generating a network tag for the subscriber equipment, the network tag associating the subscriber equipment with the first...

08/14/14 - 20140226623 - Method and apparatus for performing handover in wireless communication system
The present invention relates to a method for a terminal performing a handover in a wireless communication system, comprising a step of receiving from a first transmission point, information required for performing the handover to a second transmission point, wherein the information required for performing the handover includes information related...

08/14/14 - 20140226624 - Network-adaptive function control method for dual-mode mobile terminal
A network-adaptive function control method is provided for a dual-mode mobile terminal. The network-adaptive function control method for a dual-mode mobile terminal supports communication via first and second-type networks includes registering at least one function as a network-adaptive; determining, when a function is requested to be activated, whether the requested...

08/14/14 - 20140226625 - Mobile data communication
A method provides data communication to a vehicle. The method comprises a first data packet from a device associated with said vehicle at an intermediate device, said first data packet comprising a first identifier identifying said vehicle, modifying said first identifier to identify said intermediate device and forwarding said modified...

08/14/14 - 20140226626 - Processing apparatus, mobile communication system, base station apparatus, method for switching connection of mobile station, and non-transitory computer readable medium storing program
A processing apparatus operates aiming to realize handover to each mobile station while reducing a failure rate of the handover even when PSC Confusion is generated. More specifically, when a connection of the mobile station is switched from a first base station to a second base station, the processing, apparatus...

08/14/14 - 20140226627 - Wireless communication system having mobility-based content delivery
A portable subscriber access unit includes a wireless transceiver and a processor. The processor controls the transceiver, determines a mobility state of the access unit, and determines a data packet content type. The transceiver transmits the mobility state, receives service rights based on the mobility state, and transmits the data...

08/14/14 - 20140226628 - Multi-mode mobile telephone terminal allowing the transfer of a telephone call from one wireless network to another
A multimode mobile telephone terminal (T1) allowing the transfer of a telephone call from one wireless network to another, comprising: an interface (CSI) for supporting circuit-switched calls, an interface (PSI) for supporting packet-switched calls, a call transfer manager (HOM) for deciding on call transfers, an access monitor (ACM) for activating...

08/14/14 - 20140226629 - Method and apparatus for device-to-device communicating in wireless communication system
The present invention relates to a wireless communication system, and more specifically, disclosed are a method and an apparatus for device-to-device (D2D) communicating. The method for D2D communicating in the wireless communication system, according to one embodiment of the present invention, comprises the steps of: a first terminal communicating with...

08/14/14 - 20140226630 - Systems and methods for small cell uplink interference mitigation
Systems and methods for facilitating the mitigation of interference in the uplink of a small cell caused by macrocell user equipment in the case where the macrocell cannot identify the interfering macrocell user equipment because the user equipment cannot detect and report the small cell's downlink due to the small...

08/07/14 - 20140219241 - Communication devices and methods for controlling a communication device
A communication device may be provided. The communication device may include: a protocol stack of a communication protocol layer, the protocol stack including: a receiver configured to receive from a layer higher than the communication protocol layer an input signal; a transmitter configured to transmit to another communication device data...

08/07/14 - 20140219242 - Stable local breakout concept and usage
Systems and methods are provided for routing internet protocol (IP) traffic flows when connected to a mobile network and a local network. A wireless transmit and receive unit (WTRU) determines whether to offload an IP traffic flow from the mobile network to the local network based on the destination address...

08/07/14 - 20140219243 - Apparatus and methods of joint transmit power and resource management
The present disclosure presents a method and apparatus for joint power and resource management in a wireless network. For example, the disclosure presents a method for receiving reference signal received power (RSRP) measurements of one or more neighboring base stations of a base station. In addition, such an example method,...

08/07/14 - 20140219244 - Resource reservation for handover signaling
Resources are reserved for handover signaling. Handover reliability is thereby improved since the primary interference for handover signaling will be from the handover signaling of nearby cells (e.g., as opposed to data traffic). Given the relatively sparse nature of handover signaling, a significant reduction in interference may be achieved in...

08/07/14 - 20140219245 - Terminal location using forced handover of m2m device in white space
A method for determining the location of a communication terminal in a network comprising a plurality of communication devices, each configured to communicate with at least one terminal, the method comprising instructing the terminal whose location is to be determined to handover from a communication device to which it is...

08/07/14 - 20140219246 - Srvcc handover indication for remote party to voice call
A method for providing indication of an SRVCC handover is disclosed. The method can include a first wireless communication device participating in a voice call with a second wireless communication device via a connection between the first wireless communication device and a first network. The method can further include the...

08/07/14 - 20140219247 - Lte+cdma 1x hybrid
An apparatus for communicating over a circuit switched network and a packetized data network. The apparatus includes a packetized data modem, a circuit switched modem, and a hybrid processor. The packetized data modem is configured to communicate with the packetized data network over a packetized data radio link via a...

08/07/14 - 20140219248 - Systems and methods for establishing and maintaining multiple cellular connections and/or interfaces
Systems and methods for providing multiple connections or interfaces at the same time may be disclosed herein. For example, in an embodiment, a first RRC connection may be established between a wireless transmit and receive unit (WTRU) or user equipment (UE) and network node such as an eNB and a...

08/07/14 - 20140219249 - Methods of and nodes for informing a control node in a serving communication network of address information about a session anchor node in the serving communication network
A method of informing a control node in a serving communication network of address information about a session anchor node in the serving communication network is described. The control node is accessible by a terminal via a circuit switched access of the serving communication network. The serving communication network of...

08/07/14 - 20140219250 - High rate packet data (hrpd) idle state handout from femto access point to macro access network
Systems and methods for identifying an address of a femto node during handoff of an access terminal from a femto node to a macro node. In one embodiment, the femto node assigns a unique identifier to the access terminal. The access terminal passes the unique identifier to the macro node....

08/07/14 - 20140219251 - Communication terminal and encoding rate reduction method
A communication terminal includes a communication unit to be connected to a first base station and a second base station in different communication protocols, and an encoder which encodes data at an encoding rate determined according to the first base station or the second base station for each predetermined time...

08/07/14 - 20140219252 - Communication system
When a representative service control device receives a PDP context succession request signal according to a handover communication procedure prescribed in an applicable standard, the representative service control device transmits a P-TMSI contained in the PDP context succession request signal as an address request to a database device. When the...

07/31/14 - 20140211755 - Radio bearer dependent forwarding for handover
This invention employs an inherent tradeoff in a radio bearer dependent data handling method for intra-E-UTRA handoffs. For user equipment using real time data, the source node forwards to the target node not yet acknowledged real time service data units and disconnects. This makes the handoff latency short at the...

07/31/14 - 20140211756 - Handover mechanism in cellular networks
Systems, apparatuses, and methods for a handover procedure in heterogeneous networks are provided. In particular, an intermediate handover (IHO) is introduced. Certain aspects of the disclosure involve, a method, performed at a first base station of a wireless communications network. An indication that a user equipment (UE) is receiving coverage...

07/31/14 - 20140211757 - Wireless communication system utilizing staggered device handovers
Carrier aggregation and dual connectivity allow a user device to communicate with one or more base stations on multiple component carrier frequencies. When it is determined that the user device should handover to a new base station, the user device performs a substantial portion of the needed handover operations with...

07/31/14 - 20140211758 - Method of handling network entry in a cell cluster and related communication device
A method of handling handovers in a cell cluster comprises transmitting, by an anchor cell in the cell cluster, first control information with a first power level to a communication device of the wireless communication system, for the communication device to perform a network entry according to the first control...

07/31/14 - 20140211759 - Method and apparatus for handling inter-node connectivity in a wireless communication system
A method and apparatus for handling inter-node connectivity in a wireless communication system are disclosed. The method includes transmitting a request from a first network node to a second network node to stop aggregating a SCell (Secondary Cell) for a UE (User Equipment); wherein the first network node controls the...

07/31/14 - 20140211760 - Data processing in intra-site handover
The technology involves data processing during intra-site handover procedures. At least two directional antennas of a base station receive data carrying signals originating from a mobile units positioned in an intra-site handover area defined by the overlapping radio coverage of the antennas. The directional antennas performs an initial data signal...

07/31/14 - 20140211761 - System, method, and computer-readable medium for provisioning dual-homed voice call continuity
A system, method and computer-readable medium for concurrent support of Voice Call Continuity (VCC) capabilities in both the enterprise space and the carrier space are provided. The enterprise VCC functionality is used when the user is located in the enterprise domain which does not impact the carrier's network while the...

07/24/14 - 20140204901 - Method and device for indicating volte capability
A method (100) for use in a Mobility Management Entity, an MME, in an LTE system, comprising (110) obtaining and determining the capability of a mobile terminal in the LTE system regarding the mobile terminal's capability for handover over from the LTE system to a 2G and/or a 3G system,...

07/24/14 - 20140204902 - Apparatus, system and method of handover of a beamformed link
Some demonstrative embodiments include devices, systems and/or methods of handover of a wireless beamformed link. For example, an apparatus may include a wireless communication unit to communicate between a wireless communication node and a mobile device via a beamformed link between the wireless communication node and the mobile device, the...

07/24/14 - 20140204903 - Method and terminal for selecting ap
There is provided a method for selecting an access point (AP), the method performed by a user equipment. The method may comprise: receiving a prioritized list with respect to APs, the prioritized list includes at least one of roaming consortium information, a network address identifier (NAI), a public land mobile...

07/24/14 - 20140204904 - Optimized offloading to wlan in 3gpp-rat mobility
System and method embodiments are provided for optimizing offloading wireless services to a WLAN in 3GPP-RAT mobility. The embodiments enable changing network priority based on changing network conditions. In an embodiment, a method in a user equipment (UE) for offloading wireless services to a wireless local area network (WLAN) in...

07/24/14 - 20140204905 - Handling a terminating circuit switched signaling service to a terminal in a mobile network
Methods, nodes, computer programs and a mobile network for handling a terminating circuit switched signaling service to a terminal in a mobile network are described. A method of handling a terminating circuit switched signaling service to a terminal in a mobile network is described. The signaling service is distinct from...

07/24/14 - 20140204906 - Method and apparatus for providing communication services to a moving platform
A method and apparatus are described for providing communication services to a mobile platform while moving, wherein the mobile platform communicates along two current communication links extending between the mobile platform and two network gateways. The method comprises: setting an H-VPLS service to enable provisioning of L2 services to the...

07/24/14 - 20140204907 - Method and apparatus for establishing cell reselection list
The embodiments of the present invention disclose a method for establishing a cell reselection list is provided. A network and a terminal establish frequency indexes for the cell reselection list, so that when a network side delivers an RAT and frequency priority information, the priority information may be delivered according...

07/24/14 - 20140204908 - Methods of and nodes for selecting a target core network for handing over a voice session of a terminal
A method of selecting a target core network of a communication network for handing over a voice session of a terminal from a packet switched source radio access network (RAN) to a target RAN. The voice session is anchored in an Internet Protocol Multimedia Subsystem, and the selected target core...

07/24/14 - 20140204909 - Method and apparatus for mobile terminal connection control and management of local accesses
An offloading method comprising the steps of: when the mobile terminal starts offloading in a first network, transmitting, by the mobile terminal, a first message to a mobility management device performing mobility management of the mobile terminal in a second network, the first message including information indicating that the offloading...

07/24/14 - 20140204910 - Individual user equipment settings in radio access network
A radio base station in a wireless communication network and a method in a radio base station for providing service to a user equipment is provided. The method comprises establishing a connection between the user equipment and the radio base station, and receiving, from a network node, usage statistics of...