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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.

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...

07/17/14 - 20140198767 - Systems and methods for mobility optimization in a heterogeneous network
Methods, systems, and devices for mobility optimization in a heterogeneous network are disclosed herein. A base station includes an anchor module, a context information module, and a transmission point module. The anchor module configures the base station as a virtual anchor cell for a plurality of small cells. The context...

07/17/14 - 20140198768 - Method and apparatus for switching connection in wireless communication system
A method and apparatus for switching a connection in a wireless communication system is provided. A source cell decides radio resource control (RRC) connection switching to a target cell, transmits an aggregated user equipment (UE) context transfer message to the target cell, and transmits an RRC connection switching message to...

07/17/14 - 20140198769 - E-utran and handover
The present invention relates to a method, a base station and an interface for handover in a wireless communication network. Handover is initiated when the signal quality falls below a predetermined value. Random access serves as an uplink procedure to enable the UE to make handover from a first base...

07/17/14 - 20140198770 - Node device, communication method, and storage medium
Anode device includes a receiver, a processor, memory, and a transmitter. The receiver receives a path information packet for notification of path information about a network. The processor generates a participation request packet for requesting a first node device selected between an adjacent node device and a node device communicable...

07/17/14 - 20140198771 - Base station, handover control method, and non-transitory computer-readable recording medium
Provided is an HeNB which can cause a mobile station within a coverage of the HeNB to be handed over to another communicable base station. An HeNB communicates with an MME through a relay process by a gateway. The HeNB detects a state of the gateway. The HeNB stops communication...

07/10/14 - 20140192771 - Apparatus and method for performing handover in multiple component carrier system
An apparatus and method for performing handover in a multiple component carrier system. In an aspect, a method of a target Base Station (BS) performing handover in a multiple component carrier system includes receiving service state information, including information about at least one candidate cell, from a source BS through...

07/10/14 - 20140192772 - Apparatus to enable fallback to circuit switched domain from packet switched domain
An apparatus is used to perform a Circuit Switched (CS) fallback in wireless communications. The Non-Access Stratum (NAS) of the apparatus determines whether to perform a CS fallback based on an Internet Protocol (IP) Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) registration status, and sends a service request indicating a request to perform the...

07/10/14 - 20140192773 - Traffic control within an ip multimedia subsystem
A method of handling traffic within an IP Multimedia Subsystem, IMS, network. The method comprises registering an IMS user with a first Serving Call Session Control Function, S-CSCF, of the IMS network. Subsequently, at the first S-CSCF, a decision is made or instruction received to transfer said user to an...

07/10/14 - 20140192774 - Predictive roaming between subnets
A network device of a subnet determines predictive roaming information for a wireless client. Predictive roaming information can identify the wireless client and a home network subnet of the wireless client. The network device provides predictive roaming information associated with a wireless client to neighboring subnets. Neighboring subnets store received...

07/10/14 - 20140192775 - Methods and apparatus for inter-enb carrier aggregation
A method and apparatus for connecting to a secondary enhanced NodeB. A transceiver configured to receive a Radio Resource Control (RRC) message from a Master enhanced NodeB (MeNB). The RRC message comprises a dedicated random access resources configuration for the UE to perform random access to a cell associated with...

07/10/14 - 20140192776 - Mobile internet protocol square
The present invention provides a method and apparatus for network access for consumers in both wired and wireless environments. Multiple-interface/multiple-connections are used to support high-speed handoff and seamless roaming between different networks (wired and wireless). The present invention is implemented by using multiple interfaces and connections to interface a mobile...

07/10/14 - 20140192777 - Method and apparatus for band switching in wireless local access network
A method and apparatus for switching a band in a wireless local access network (WLAN) is provided. The method includes transmitting a multi-band switch request message to request switching from a first frequency band to a second frequency band, and receiving a multi-band switch response message in response to the...

07/10/14 - 20140192778 - Node b and rnc actions during a serving hsdpa cell change
An apparatus and method in accordance with the present invention reduce the amount of data that is stalled in a source Node B after a serving HS-DSCH cell change in a communication system that includes a serving RNC and at least one Node B. In a first embodiment, the RNC...

07/10/14 - 20140192779 - System for efficient recovery of node-b buffered data following mac layer reset
A method and system for the UE and RNC to reduce transmission latency and potentially prevent loss of PDUs upon a MAC-hs layer reset. The RNC generates a radio resource control (RRC) message with a MAC-hs reset indication. The MAC reset indication requires the UE to flush buffers for configured...

07/10/14 - 20140192780 - Method and apparatus for accessing via local network in wireless communication system
The present invention relates to a wireless communication system, and more particularly, a method and apparatus for accessing via a local network are disclosed, A method for transmitting local network selected Internet protocol traffic offload (SIPTO) indication information, according to one embodiment of the present invention, comprises the steps of:...

07/10/14 - 20140192781 - Mobility state aware mobile relay operation
A mobility state of a mobile relay node is determined as one of three or more different mobility states. The mobile relay node may determine the mobility state itself or based on received information from another network node. Control information is determined based on the determined mobility state of the...

07/10/14 - 20140192782 - Gateway device for handling ue context and a method thereof
The technology described herein relates to a method in a gateway device and a gateway device for handling a context of a UE moving from a source HeNB (220) to a target HeNB. The gateway device is configured to receive a path switch request message from the source HeNB including...

07/03/14 - 20140185581 - Methods and systems for admission control and resource availability prediction considering user equipment (ue) mobility
Predicting mobile station migration between geographical locations of a wireless network can be achieved using a migration probability database. The database can be generated based on statistical information relating to the wireless network, such as historical migration patterns and associated mobility information (e.g., velocities, bin location, etc.). The migration probability...

07/03/14 - 20140185582 - Method and system for performing re-association due to handover in a wlan mesh network
A method and system for performing re-association in a WLAN mesh network are provided. A mobile node transmits authentication request information to an old node via a new node along with a mesh re-association request message for re-association of the mesh network. Upon receiving the mesh re-association request message, the...

07/03/14 - 20140185583 - Wireless communication method and apparatus for supporting reconfiguration of radio link control parameters
A variety of wireless communication methods and apparatus for supporting reconfiguration of radio link control (RLC) parameters are disclosed. A radio resource control (RRC) reconfiguration message is generated that indicates that an RLC unit in a wireless transmit/receive unit (WTRU) or a universal terrestrial radio access network (UTRAN) should be...

07/03/14 - 20140185584 - Method for measuring adjacent areas
The present invention discloses a method for measuring adjacent cells, and the method is used for measuring adjacent cells by using dormant idle sub-frames to receive specified data from a network side in an idle state, and adjacent cells are measured by using an idle window to receive the specified...

07/03/14 - 20140185585 - Method for transferring context and mobility management entity
The present invention discloses a method for transferring a context and a mobility management entity. When S1 handover occurs on an RN, the method includes: acquiring, by a source MME to which a UE is attached, an indicator for transferring a context of the UE, where the UE is a...

07/03/14 - 20140185586 - Method and device for handover to serving network
The present invention discloses a method and a device for handover to a serving network. The method includes: receiving a first Handover Request sent by a BSC/RNC; sending a second Handover Request to a target MME according to the first Handover Request, where the second Handover Request includes an IMSI...

07/03/14 - 20140185587 - Method for performing a change of mode in devices directly communicating with each other in a wireless connection system, and apparatus for same
The present invention relates to a method for determining whether a mode change condition for performing a hand-over to a cellular network through which devices communicate with each other is satisfied, transmitting a mode change instruction message to a base station when the mode change condition is satisfied, receiving a...

06/26/14 - 20140177589 - Network awareness of device location
Systems and methods for managing a network are disclosed. One method can comprise detecting a triggering event at a node. Location information of the node can be transmitted to a routing device in response to the triggering event. Location information of the node can be transmitted to a management device....

06/26/14 - 20140177590 - Wireless module and method for local ip access packet data network release
Various embodiments include systems, wireless modules, and methods for local IP access packet data network release. Handover data can be received at a target wireless module as part of a user equipment handover operation. The user equipment can include an active packet data network session associated with a source local...

06/26/14 - 20140177591 - Systems and methods for reduced latency circuit switched fallback
Systems, methods, and devices for wireless communication by a wireless communication device are described. A circuit switched fallback from an LTE cell to a GERAN cell is initiated. A system information type 3 message is received. The GERAN cell is accessed based on the system information type 3 message without...

06/26/14 - 20140177592 - Scheme of retaining lte connection during circuit switch fall back
The present solution enables a packet switched connection to be temporarily released at the wireless terminal for supporting voice calls over a Circuit-Switched (CS) Fallback. The packet switched connection of the LTE core network retained for a pre-defined period of time during the CSFB session allowing the user to quickly...

06/26/14 - 20140177593 - Method and apparatus for controlling a handover between utra r6 cells and r7 cells
A method and apparatus for controlling an optimization of handover procedures between universal terrestrial radio access (UTRA) release 6 (R6) cells and UTRA release 7 (R7) cells are disclosed. When a wireless transmit/receive unit (WTRU) is moving between an R6 cell and an R7 cell, or between R7 cells, a...

06/26/14 - 20140177594 - Method and apparatus for allowing soft handoff of a cdma reverse link utilizing an orthogonal channel structure
Method and apparatus for base stations and subscriber units allows soft handoff of a CDMA reverse link utilizing an orthogonal channel structure. Subscriber units transmit an orthogonally coded signal over a reverse link to the base stations. A given base station provides timing control of the timing offset of the...

06/26/14 - 20140177595 - Method and apparatus for handling cell reselections and transitions to and from an enhanced cell_fach state
A method and apparatus for handling cell reselections and transitions includes executing a cell reselection. A medium access control (MAC)-ehs reset is performed....

06/26/14 - 20140177596 - Method and apparatus for efficient signaling and usage of resources for wireless communications supporting circuit switched and packet switched sessions
Method and apparatus efficiently signal and use resources for wireless communications supporting circuit switched (CS) and packet switched sessions (PS). Signaling and interaction between the wireless transmit/receive unit (WTRU), and various network entities, such as the Mobility Management Entity (MME), the Visitor Location Register (VLR), and Base Stations (BS), are...

06/26/14 - 20140177597 - Method and apparatus for inter-user device transfer (iut) in a network based mobility domain
A method and apparatus for performing Inter-User Equipment Transfer (IUT) across any internet protocol (IP) based network. This framework allows for preparation, execution and completion of data transfer at a target device through registration with a Local Mobility Anchor (LMA) and receipt of an IUT request. The target device receives...

06/26/14 - 20140177598 - Handover signaling in wireless networks
A first base station transmits at least one message to configure at least one backward compatible carrier and at least one non-backward compatible carrier in a wireless device. The first base station transmits, in response to the first base station making a handover decision, a second message to a second...

06/26/14 - 20140177599 - Method and system for enabling circuit switched fallback service in evolved packet system
The present document discloses a method and system for enabling a Circuit Switched Fallback (CSFB) service in an Evolved Packet System (EPS). The method may include, after accessing an EPS network, the User Equipment (UE) triggering the CSFB service when it executes the Circuit Switching (CS) network service, and the...

06/19/14 - 20140169329 - Network-controlled terminal-to-terminal direct communication in wireless telecommunication network
A terminal configured to operate in a mobile telecommunication network includes a receiver configured to receive from a network entity other than another terminal a direct communication initiation signal including resource allocation information for establishing terminal-to-terminal direct communication between the terminal and a second terminal using a radio access technology...

06/19/14 - 20140169330 - Network gateway selection at multipath communication
This disclosure relates to a method in a source network gateway node (110b) and a source network gateway node configured to operatively perform said method which redirects a communication path (182; 184) between a peer node (190) and a radio terminal (180) supporting multipath communication with the peer node (190)...

06/19/14 - 20140169331 - Method and device for power control of high speed dedicated physical control channel
The present invention provides a method and a device for power control of a High Speed Dedicated Physical Control Channel (HS-DPCCH). If a User Equipment (UE) is in a soft handover state and configured to a multi-flow transmission mode, the UE obtains a first HS-DPCCH power offset and an HS-DPCCH...

06/19/14 - 20140169332 - Method for supporting selection of pdn connections for a mobile terminal and mobile terminal
A method for supporting selection of PDN connections for a mobile terminal, in particular in decentralized mobile operator networks, wherein the mobile terminal is connected to an access point, wherein the mobile terminal is in active mode having at least one ongoing IP session to a Packet Data Network (PDN)...

06/19/14 - 20140169333 - Systems and methods facilitating relocatability of devices between networks
Provided is a software entity adapted to operate in a first network on behalf of a relocatable device to negotiate services for the relocatable device from the network, and to be transportable or replicable to operate in a second network to negotiate services for the relocatable device from the second...

06/19/14 - 20140169334 - Communication improvement after handover
The invention relates to handover of a mobile station (12) from a source cell (C1) to a target cell (C2) in a wireless communication network (10, 11). According to the invention communication improving data in relation to communication between the source cell and the mobile station (12) is collected by...