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Minimizing drive test logged data reporting
12/11/14 - 20140364112 - This disclosure pertains to a method in a network node, a method in user equipment, a network node and user equipment in a wireless communications network. More particularly, there is provided methods and platforms for network based control of report messages comprising logged measurements in a wireless communications network. In...

Method and apparatus for transceiving signals in a distributed antenna system
12/11/14 - 20140364113 - The present invention relates to a terminal which receives signals from a base station, and to a method in which the terminal receives signals from the base station in a distributed antenna system (DAS). The terminal receives, from the base station having a plurality of antennas, control information on one...

Method for estimating interference within a serving cell, user equipment, computer program and computer program products
12/04/14 - 20140357255 - The invention relates to a method 20 performed in a user equipment 8 for estimating interference within a serving cell 5 of a communication system 1. The user equipment 8 is connected to the serving cell 5 and the communication system 1 further comprising one or more neighboring cells 6,...

Network element, integrated circuit cellular communication system and method for capturing user equipment measurements
12/04/14 - 20140357256 - A communication system comprising a core network operably coupled to a small base station (HNB) arranged to support wireless communications to a user equipment UE is described. The HNB comprises a control processor being arranged in a first embodiment to: support setting up of an air interface connection with the...

Apparatuses and methods for measurement reporting in a wireless communications system
12/04/14 - 20140357257 - A mobile communications device with a wireless module and a controller module is provided. The wireless module performs wireless transceiving to and from a first cellular station of a first service network and a second cellular station of a second service network, wherein the first service network is a long...

Low power mode exit latency predictor for real-time asymmetric multiprocessor systems
11/20/14 - 20140342727 - In an aspect there is provided a method of moving a processor of a mobile device from a low-power state for conserving power to an active mode for processing signals. The mobile device is configured to receive regularly scheduled signals. The method comprises, for each of multiple operating states of...

Performing neighbor cell activities in a multi-stack device
11/20/14 - 20140342728 - Systems, methods, and devices providing a framework which reduces the amount of switching required by single transceiver hardware chain mobile devices operating multiple cellular technology and/or service stacks. The various embodiments enable two or more service stacks on the mobile device of various cellular technologies (e.g., 3GPP GSM, UMTS, LTE,...

Methods and apparatus for beamforming for femtocells
11/20/14 - 20140342729 - Methods and apparatus for beamforming for femtocells, such as in LTE wireless networks, to provide inter-cell coordination and interference mitigation are disclosed. A macrocell user equipment (UE) may determine information regarding an interfering femtocell node, such as a home eNodeB (HeNB). The information may be sent directly or indirectly, such...

Method and system for reducing co-channel interference due to the deployment of femtocells in a macro-cellular network
11/13/14 - 20140335849 - during the optimisation step (3), the transmission powers of the femtocells are maximised under the constraint of maintaining a minimum quality of service of terminals that would be attached to the base stations in the macrocellular network....

Method and apparatus for determining serving sub-cell in wireless communication system including multiple sub-cell
11/13/14 - 20140335850 - A method of determining a serving sub-cell of a terminal among a plurality of sub-cells by a base station in a wireless communication system is provided. The method includes generating reference signal transmission interval information for each of the sub-cells by configuring a reference signal transmission interval for each of...

Line of sight (los) detection in a cellular communications network
11/06/14 - 20140329520 - Systems and methods for detecting a Line of Sight (LOS) in a cellular communications network are provided. In one embodiment, a network node in the cellular communications network determines whether a wireless device is within LOS of a base station. In order do so, the network node compares a Ricean...

Processing state information
10/23/14 - 20140315537 - A method of operating a user equipment in a communications system including at least one cell that is controlled by a radio access node. The method includes maintaining current state information relating to the user equipment, the state information including at least one state information part associated with features for...

Method and system for transmitting/receiving neighbor base-station advertisement message in broadband wireless access system
10/16/14 - 20140308950 - Methods and apparatuses are provided for receiving neighbor BS information by a mobile station in a wireless communication system. The mobile station receives a neighbor BS information message. It is determined whether operator ID information identifying a network operator of a neighbor BS is not included in the neighbor BS...

Method and apparatus for managing call data
09/25/14 - 20140287739 - A data management system and method of managing call data for at least one radio network element within a cellular communication network. The method comprises receiving geolocation associated call data for at least one call within the at least one cellular communication network, arranging the received geolocation associated call data...

Method and apparatus for managing call data
09/25/14 - 20140287740 - A data management system method of managing call data for at least one radio network element within a cellular communication network. The method comprises receiving call data for at least one call from the at least one radio network element within the cellular communication network, arranging the received call data...

Method and apparatus for managing call data
09/25/14 - 20140287741 - A data management system and method of managing call data for at least one radio network element within a cellular communication network. The method comprising receiving call data for at least one call from the at least one radio network element within the cellular communication network, arranging the received call...

Method and device for reporting cell status
09/11/14 - 20140256308 - Determining a distribution delay of a bearer by using a preset delay distribution algorithm according to a preset time period for reporting a cell status; starting a periodic timer of the bearer after the distribution delay elapses, where the periodic timer uses the time period as a period; determining, according...

Method, apparatus, and system for measuring aggregated carrier cell
09/11/14 - 20140256309 - A disclosure for measuring an aggregated carrier cell measuring an aggregated carrier cell configured with multiple component carriers is provided. In the disclosure, a user equipment receives, from a base station, a measurement period parameter for measuring a component carrier. The user equipment calculate a measurement period for a non-active...

Method of anonymously reporting minimization of drive test measurements
09/04/14 - 20140248868 - The present invention provides a method of anonymously reporting minimization of drive test (MDT) measurements. According to the method, a mobility management entity (MME) obtains MDT data anonymity configuration which indicates whether MDT measurements are to be reported anonymously at a type allocation code (TAC) level; sends a TAC of...

Apparatus and method of reporting logged measurement in wireless communication system
08/28/14 - 20140242974 - A method and apparatus of reporting logged measurements in a wireless communication system is provided. A user equipment in a Radio Resource Control (RRC) connected mode receives Minimization of Drive Tests (MDT) configuration from a base station and starts a validity timer upon receiving the MDT configuration. The user equipment...

Base station device and communication system
08/28/14 - 20140242975 - A CPU is connected with an external RAM, so that the CPU is caused to function as a data exchange unit. When a second 3G circuit unit performs a communication process such as a process of framing a frame protocol, the CPU is caused to access the external RAM such...

System of edge byte caching for cellular networks
08/21/14 - 20140235231 - The present invention is a method and system that reduces the amount of data traffic across communication links in a cellular network. In this system, the cellular device of a user receives and stores state information about a byte of data. During the implementation of the method of this invention,...

Radio communication system, radio terminal, radio station, network apparatus, and information collecting method
08/14/14 - 20140228016 - The present invention is a radio communication system that a radio terminal obtains measurement information indicated by a radio network in an idle state, and reports the obtained measurement information in an active state, the radio communication system comprising: a first radio station managing a first cell of a first...

Mobile communication method, user terminal, and processor
08/14/14 - 20140228017 - A mobile communication method in a mobile communication system supporting the Minimization of Drive Tests (MDT) comprises a step in which an Immediate MDT scheme is used to perform the MDT to measure Quality of Service (QoS) parameters in the communication between a user terminal and a network that communicates...

Method of reporting measurement result in wireless communication system and apparatus for the same
08/07/14 - 20140220963 - A reporting method by a user equipment (UE) in a wireless communication system is provided. The method includes: measuring at least one cell; detecting whether or not interference is occurred during the measurement; and transmitting a report message to a network. When it is detected that interference occurs during the...

Parallel inter-radio access technology (irat) measurement in a communication system
07/31/14 - 20140213245 - A UE is configured to collect multiple absolute radio frequency channel numbers (ARFCNs) in parallel via a wideband receiver during a transmission gap. Inter-radio access technology (IRAT) measurements are performed based on the collected AFRCN samples....

Efficient generation of radio coverage map of access points in an indoor environment
07/24/14 - 20140206340 - A method for generating a radio coverage map. A two-dimensional radio coverage map located between a first physical level and a second physical level is generated. The access point is located above the second physical level. The two-dimensional radio coverage map is located at a distance from the access point...

Systems and methods for using enhanced receiver and gaps when handling interference
07/24/14 - 20140206341 - Systems and methods that enable use of enhanced receiver techniques together with measurement gaps for measuring or reading a signal or channel from a target cell are disclosed. In one embodiment, a wireless device has an enhanced receiver and operates to measure interference from a first cell during one or...

Information transmission method, user equipment and base station
07/24/14 - 20140206342 - The present invention discloses an information transmission method, a user equipment and a base station. The method includes: receiving indication signaling that is sent by a base station and includes a sequence group offset value, where the sequence group offset value is used to adjust a sequence group number of...

Vehicle telematics unit management
07/17/14 - 20140199989 - A method and system for maintaining a wireless carrier system presence at a vehicle telematics unit in a vehicle includes placing the vehicle telematics unit in a quiescent mode that suspends its signal transmitting functions; instructing the vehicle telematics unit to periodically exit the quiescent mode and transmit a query...

Communication network
07/17/14 - 20140199990 - A wired network may be used to carry signals for a wireless network, in a frequency-shifted manner, to extend the range of the wireless network. A wired network may detect signal interference emanating from a wireless service provider, and received through a leak in the wired network's infrastructure. Devices may...

Methods and apparatuses for lte signal detection and classification by a wi-fi receiver
07/17/14 - 20140199991 - Methods, apparatuses, and computer program products for signal detection and classification are provided. One method includes detecting, by a station, a presence of a signal and classifying the signal according to type. There may be at least three possibilities for the type of signal. The classifying may include performing a...

Collaborative sensing using coordinated silencing of user equipment in license-exempt bands
07/17/14 - 20140199992 - Systems, methods, and instrumentalities are disclosed to schedule user equipment (UE) measurements. An HeNB may identify a first cluster of UEs and a second cluster of UEs. The HeNB may determine a measuring gap schedule relating to the first cluster of UEs and the second cluster of UEs. The measuring...

Watch type mobile terminal
07/03/14 - 20140187233 - A watch type mobile terminal capable of being worn on a user's wrist is provided. The watch type mobile terminal includes a case, a circuit board, a first connector, a band, a receiver and a first flexible printed circuit (FPC) board. The circuit board is disposed in the case. The...

Inter-rat (radio access technology) energy saving management
07/03/14 - 20140187234 - Systems, devices, and configurations to implement ESM (energy saving management) techniques in wireless networks are generally disclosed herein. In some examples, a distributed or centralized multi-RAT (radio access technology) technique is provided to implement ESM on a LTE (Long Term Evolution) or UMTS (Universal Mobile Telecommunications System) primary cell network....

Method and system for optimization of measurement reporting in wireless networks
07/03/14 - 20140187235 - A controller of a layered radio environment map of a wireless communication system. The controller configures a mobile terminal to make a measurement associated with a wireless signal from the mobile terminal to a base station. The mobile terminal constructs a minimization of drive test (MDT) measurement report from the...

Efficient cache selection for content delivery networks and user equipments
06/26/14 - 20140179301 - Determining that a first object associated with a first wireless link has a first caching priority; determining that a second object associated with a second wireless link has a second caching priority; and increasing the first caching priority relative to the second caching priority in response to one or more...

Wireless radio extension using up- and down-conversion
06/26/14 - 20140179302 - A system may include a base station and a remote radio head (“RRH”). The base station may receive digital data streams destined for a user device, and generate a first set of modulated signals. The modulated signals may each be based on a different one of the digital data streams....

Varying neighbor cell measurement periods based on serving cell signal strength
06/26/14 - 20140179303 - A method of wireless communication enables an inter-radio access technology (IRAT) neighbor cell measurement when a serving RAT signal strength is continuously below a first threshold value for a first length of time. The method also disables the IRAT neighbor cell measurement when the serving RAT signal strength is continuously...

System and method for cellular phone no-charge transactions
06/26/14 - 20140179304 - A no-charge transaction service method and apparatus for prepaid cellular telephones is provided which utilizes a prepaid cellular telephone in conjunction with a wireless intelligent network coupled to a prepaid cellular service provider. The user enters a short code to indicate a top-up request or other transaction request along with...

Network access delay for eab-configured ues and/or group-based addressed ues
06/19/14 - 20140171061 - The access of a user equipment, UE, (10) configured for and activated to implement extended access barring, EAB, or included in a group of UEs addressed via group paging to a wireless communication network (20) is controlled. First, an access delay for the UE is determined. Second, a timing of...

Wireless devices, network node and methods for handling relay assistance in a wireless communications network
06/19/14 - 20140171062 - A method in a second wireless device for handling relay assistance from a first wireless device in a wireless network is provided. The second wireless device sends (202) a first beacon signal to the first wireless device, which first beacon signal advertises that the second wireless device needs relay assistance...

Traffic steering across radio access technologies and radio frequencies utilizing cell broadcast messages
06/12/14 - 20140162626 - Concepts and technologies are described herein for traffic steering across radio access technologies and radio frequencies utilizing cell broadcast messages. According to one aspect disclosed herein, a base station can collect load information of the base station. The base station can also generate a cell broadcast message that includes the...

System and method for channel estimation in a wireless communications system
06/12/14 - 20140162627 - A method for estimating communications channels includes determining, by a first device, channel significance information from a transmitting device, the channel significance information including information about communications channels carrying signals that are potentially significant interferers to the first device operating within range of the transmitting device, and estimating, by the...

Backhaul link for distributed antenna system
06/05/14 - 20140155054 - A distributed antenna and backhaul system provide network connectivity for a small cell deployment. Rather than building new structures, and installing additional fiber and cable, embodiments described herein disclose using high-bandwidth, millimeter-wave communications and existing power line infrastructure. Above ground backhaul connections via power lines and line-of-sight millimeter-wave band signals...

System and method for constructing a carrier to interference matrix based on subscriber calls
06/05/14 - 20140155055 - A conventional wireless device constantly measures the signal strength of its server base station and the strength of signals from surrounding base stations for handoff purposes. The wireless device transmits this information to its serving base station, which discards the information a short time afterward, following handoff. The present system...

Mobile radio communications network optimisation
06/05/14 - 20140155056 - There is provided a mobile radio communications network device (402) operative to collect network performance measurements and to select at least one mobile radio communications device (400) from which network performance measurements are to be collected if at least one parameter of the at least one mobile radio communication device...

Inter radio access technology (irat) measurement to improve user equipment (ue) battery performance
05/29/14 - 20140148148 - A method of wireless communication enables an inter-radio access technology (IRAT) neighbor cell measurement when a serving RAT signal strength is continuously below a first threshold value for a first length of time. The method also disables the IRAT neighbor cell measurement when the serving RAT signal strength is continuously...

Load estimation and load management in a cellular communications network
05/29/14 - 20140148149 - A cellular communications network 10 comprises a plurality of basestations 12, 14, 16 and 18 connected to each other through an interface and to a core network through another interface. Each basestation has a coverage area referred to as a cell k. There are provided methods for estimating the load...

Network monitoring of user equipment events
05/15/14 - 20140134996 - Embodiments of the claimed subject matter provide a method for supporting network monitoring of user equipment events. Some embodiments of the method include receiving, at a home subscriber server (HSS) in a public land mobile network (PLMN), a request to monitor one or more events associated with one or more...

Network listen with self interference cancellation
05/15/14 - 20140134997 - A method for wireless communications includes reducing transmission power, by a femto base station, at its radio frequency (RF) transmitter, and cancelling a transmitted data signal of the RF transmitter at its network listen (NL) receiver. The reduction occurs in response to: occurrence of a network listen process; and/or a...

Methods and devices for setting rot limit
05/08/14 - 20140128056 - Methods and devices to dynamically determine suitable cell-specific RoT limits are provided. The suitable cell-specific RoT limits can advantageously be set both with respect to a short time scale and a long time scale In accordance with some embodiments the long term time scale operation is based on UE measurements...

Hybrid communication system for smartphone/tablet network
05/01/14 - 20140120902 - A communication network and method of communication is disclosed. A server is coupled to a hybrid communication network that includes a radio frequency communication network and at least one other communication network. A communication device is configured for communication over the hybrid communication network. A mode of communication between the...

Base station power control in a mobile network
05/01/14 - 20140120903 - The present disclosure relates generally to the field of base station power control in a mobile network. In various examples, base station power control in a mobile network may be implemented in the form of systems, methods and/or algorithms....

Methods and apparatus to identify wireless carrier performance effects
04/24/14 - 20140113620 - Example methods and apparatus to identify wireless carrier performance effects are disclosed. A disclosed example method includes receiving an indication of media content presentation on a wireless communication device, monitoring a wireless carrier operating parameter in response to receiving the indication of media content presentation, and monitoring the wireless communication...

Device network footprint map and performance
04/17/14 - 20140106736 - A first server may: receive information regarding a user device from a second server; store the information regarding the user device to form device data; determine one or more connection durations based on the device data, each one of the one or more connection durations relating to a time duration...

Green relay scheduler
04/17/14 - 20140106737 - The embodiments herein relate to a method in a relay node (110) for relaying data from a first network node (107) to a second network node (101) in a radio communication network (100). The relay node (110)receives the data from the first network node (107) and decodes the received data....

Method and network node in a wireless communication system
04/17/14 - 20140106738 - Method in a network node (110) comprised in a wireless communication system (100), for adjusting size of a cell (115) served by the network node (110). The method comprises estimating (304) a parameter value, related to a number of unsuccessful network connection attempts made by one or more user equipment...

System and method for managing images over a communication network
04/17/14 - 20140106739 - A cellular transmission device includes an image capture device, a display, a selection mechanism, and a processor. The device also includes a memory in which at least one still image captured by the image capture device is stores; and a cellular transceiver coupled to an antenna; wherein the processor is...

Multi-tier indexing methodology for scalable mobile device data collection
04/10/14 - 20140099938 - A mobile device indexing system includes a plurality of edge nodes in communication with each other across a communication network and a plurality of mobile devices configured to communicate with the edge nodes. Each mobile device has both computing and communication functionalities. A separate mobile device index is maintained at...

Base station apparatus, mobile station apparatus, mobile communication system and communication method
04/10/14 - 20140099939 - A mobile station apparatus provided in a mobile communication system that includes a base station apparatus and the mobile station apparatus, where the mobile station apparatus is configured to perform communications with the base station apparatus by using a plurality of frequencies together and the plurality of frequencies being configured...

Method and apparatus for efficiently controlling an mdt in a plurality of plmns
04/10/14 - 20140099940 - The present invention relates to a method and apparatus for efficiently controlling a minimization of drive test (MDT) in a plurality of public land mobile networks (PLMNs). The method for controlling an MDT of a terminal according to one embodiment of the present invention comprises the steps of: performing a...

Systems and methods for wireless signal measurement and reporting for device-to-device communication
04/03/14 - 20140094162 - Methods, systems, and devices for configuration and reporting of proximity detection measurements are disclosed herein. User equipment (UE) is configured to receive and store a PD-RS list from an evolved universal terrestrial radio access network (E-UTRAN) node B (eNB). The PD-RS list includes a radio resource configuration for at least...

Method and apparatus for pre-loading information over a communication network
04/03/14 - 20140094163 - Data is downloaded to a wireless device before needed by the user. The data may be downloaded before needed, for example while connected to a high-bandwidth network, slowly over a bandwidth constrained network, during a time when the network is not busy, or when the network operator has reduced tariff...

Method and system for indicating frequency for reporting a geran cgi
03/27/14 - 20140087715 - The present disclosure provides for methods and systems for indicating a frequency for reporting a GERAN CGI. These include the relaxation of the single measurement object per frequency principle; an indication of ARFCN for CGI reading; measurement interruption avoidance; implicit indications of ARFCN for CGI reading; the use of a...

Service centric measurements for minimizing drive tests
03/27/14 - 20140087716 - The present disclosure relates to a technique for configuring and collecting network performance measurements in a mobile communications network, the mobile communications network comprising at least one network node and at least one mobile terminal 208 connected to the at least one network node, implementing a Minimization of Drive Tests...

System, method, and device for minimizing uplink registration or location reports for fixed or low-mobility devices
03/27/14 - 20140087717 - A system, method, and device for minimizing uplink registration or location reports, such as route update messages, for fixed or low-mobility devices. An access terminal is configured to transmit route update messages to a radio access network at a first rate and also at a reduced rate that is lower...

System and method for processing trigger messages of a terminal
03/27/14 - 20140087718 - A method and system for processing trigger message of a terminal, wherein, the method includes: after receiving trigger message which is transmitted from a machine type communication server to the terminal, a control network element in a core network storing the trigger message of the terminal, and removing the trigger...

Method and arrangement related to interference between systems
03/27/14 - 20140087719 - Method and arrangement for use in a node in a first system associated with a first frequency band for radio communication, for avoiding or reducing interference in a second frequency band associated with a second system, which second frequency band is adjacent to the first frequency band. The method comprises...

Communication control device, communication control method, and program
03/27/14 - 20140087720 - Provided is a communication control device including a setting unit configured to set a timing at which a predetermined signal is transmitted only from one of a plurality of base stations having an identical cell ID, and a determining unit configured to, based on a reception result of a communication...

Base station identity confirm and reconfirm procedure
03/20/14 - 20140080474 - A user equipment (UE) may skip performance of base station identity code (BSIC) confirm and reconfirm procedure for a neighbor cell to conserve UE battery power. In such instances, the UE compares a serving cell signal metric to a dynamic threshold. The BSIC confirm and reconfirm procedure for the neighbor...

Determination of available services in a broadcast network
03/20/14 - 20140080475 - The various embodiments enable a mobile device to determine the available services in a broadcast network based on an augmented coverage configuration file. In the various embodiments, the augmented coverage configuration file correlates the services for overlapping cells on different frequency carriers enabling the mobile device to determine the available...

Method for interference coordination of femtocells, femtocell and user terminal equipment
03/20/14 - 20140080476 - The present invention proposes a femtocell interference coordination method, a femtocell and a user terminal equipment in a macro-femtocell deployment scenario. The key point of this invention is to stimulate a user terminal of the macrocell to initiate a random access request to a femtocell defined by a “closed subscriber...

Method for terminal transmitting/receiving signal in base station coordination wireless communication system, and apparatus for same
03/20/14 - 20140080477 - In the present invention, a method for a terminal transmitting/receiving a signal with a plurality of transmission points in a wireless communication system is disclosed. More particularly, the method comprises the steps of: receiving carrier aggregation (CA) setting information and a signal related to a fake-carrier aggregation (CA) for applying...