US Pat. No. 9,661,622

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR E-PDCCH TRANSMISSION AND BLIND DETECTION

CHINA ACADEMY OF TELECOMM...

1. A method for Enhanced-Physical Downlink Control Channel, E-PDCCH, transmission, comprising:
determining time-frequency resources occupied for E-PDCCH transmission respectively in each sub-frame according to configuration
information at a network side; and

transmitting E-PDCCHs to a terminal side over the corresponding time-frequency resources respectively in each sub-frame according
to a result of the determination;

wherein determining the time-frequency resources occupied for E-PDCCH transmission respectively in each sub-frame according
to the configuration information at the network side comprises at least one of:

determining the number of Enhanced-Resource Element Groups, E-REGs, included in a resource granularity at a single aggregation
level respectively in each sub-frame under a preset rule according to the configuration information preset at the network
side; and

determining a set of aggregation levels and a lowest aggregation level corresponding to each sub-frame respectively under
a preset rule according to the configuration information preset at the network side.

US Pat. No. 9,402,201

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR STORING CODE BLOCK

CHINA ACADEMY OF TELECOMM...

1. A method for storing a code block (CB), comprising:
when failing to decode a CB sent by a base station,
determining, by a terminal device, a Redundancy Version (RV) which has a minimum index among at least one received RV corresponding
to the CB;

determining, by the terminal device, an initial bit position of the determined RV:
storing, by the terminal device, combined bit information of the at least one received RV corresponding to the CB according
to the initial bit position.

US Pat. No. 9,131,507

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR RECEIVING SIGNALS

China Academy Of Telecomm...

1. A method for receiving signals, comprising:
receiving signals on at least one receiving branch, which includes at least two reception units, including at least one data
reception unit and at least one pilot reception unit, and said signal is a codeword in a transmission codebook;

calculating a metric value for each codeword in said transmission codebook according to said received signal and obtaining
the maximal metric value;

determining the codeword corresponding to said maximal metric value as the demodulation output if said maximal metric value
is larger than a threshold value; and

determining discontinuous-transmission DTX as the demodulation output if said maximal metric value is smaller than a threshold
value;

wherein, calculating the metric value for each codeword in said transmission codebook comprises:
processing the received signal on all reception units of each said receiving branch and a codeword to obtain a temporary metric
value corresponding to said receiving branch and said codeword; and

summing the temporary metric values corresponding to all said receiving branches and said codeword to obtain the metric value
for said codeword.

US Pat. No. 9,497,742

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR TRANSMITTING UPLINK CONTROL INFORMATION (UCI)

CHINA ACADEMY OF TELECOMM...

1. A method for transmitting Uplink Control Information (UCI), wherein the method comprises:
generating, by a User Equipment (UE), first UCI to be transmitted in a current subframe;
generating, by the UE, second UCI to be transmitted in the current subframe according to a threshold number of bits of UCI
transmitted concurrently in the current subframe and a number of transmission bits of the first UCI, wherein a number of transmission
bits of the second UCI does not exceed a difference between the threshold number of bits of UCI transmitted concurrently in
the current subframe and the number of transmission bits of the first UCI; and

transmitting, by the UE, the generated first UCI and second UCI on a corresponding channel resource in the current subframe.

US Pat. No. 9,402,176

METHOD, SYSTEM AND DEVICE FOR TRANSMITTING DATA

China Academy of Telecomm...

1. A data transmission method comprising:
a Mobility Management Entity (MME) receiving a data transmission message, sent from a user equipment, carrying a Packet Data
Network (PDN) Connectivity Request message and a data packet to be transmitted;

the MME establishing a PDN connection only at a core network side; and
the MME sending the data packet to be transmitted, to a Serving Gateway (SGW) over the PDN connection to instruct the SGW
to send the data packet to be transmitted, to a Packet Data Gateway (PGW) over the PDN connection;

wherein after the MME receives the data transmission message and before the MME establishes the PDN connection at the core
network side, the method further comprises:

the MME determining from subscription information of the user equipment whether a small data transfer feature is applicable
to the data packet to be transmitted; and

wherein the MME establishing the PDN connection at the core network side comprises:
the MME establishing the PDN connection only at the core network side after the MME determines that the small data transfer
feature is applicable to the data packet to be transmitted.

US Pat. No. 9,060,363

METHOD, SYSTEM AND DEVICE FOR ADAPTIVE MODULATION AND CODING

CHINA ACADEMY OF TELECOMM...

1. An adaptive modulation and coding method, comprising:
selecting by a base station NodeB, special subframes for transmitting downlink data to user equipment UE, Physical Resource
Blocks PRBs in the special subframes being punctured PRBs;

scheduling and transmitting by the NodeB;
scheduling the downlink data based on a determined Transport Block Size TBS;
transmitting a first number representing quantity of the used punctured PRB pairs, and a Modulation and Coding Scheme MCS
sequence number to the UE;

converting by the UE the first number of the punctured PRB pairs to a second number representing quantity of normal PRB pairs;
determining by the UE, a modulation scheme and a TBS sequence number based on the MCS sequence number; and
determining by the UE, the TBS of the downlink data based on the second number of the normal PRB pairs and the TBS sequence
number.

US Pat. No. 9,363,064

COMP TRANSMISSION FEEDBACK METHOD, DEVICE AND SYSTEM

CHINA ACADEMY OF TELECOMM...

1. A feedback method of coordinated multi-point transmission, comprising:
determining a process reference relationship between at least two configured processes from configuration information transmitted
by a base station;

determining parameters in a current process from parameters in a reference process for each feedback according to the process
reference relationship; and

feeding back channel state information comprising the parameters in the current process according to a configuration of the
current process.

US Pat. No. 9,066,196

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR SAVING NETWORK RESOURCES

CHINA ACADEMY OF TELECOMM...

1. A method for saving a network resource, comprising:
determining that a user equipment has a characteristic of small data transmission; and
allocating no user plane resource to the user equipment with the characteristic of small data transmission in a network attachment
procedure;

wherein allocating no user plane resource to the user equipment with the characteristic of small data transmission comprises:
establishing for the user equipment with the characteristic of small data transmission a PDN connection to which no user plane
resource is required to be allocated;

wherein establishing a PDN connection to which no user plane resource is required to be allocated comprises:
allocating a null resource to the PDN connection and transmitting a Create Session Request message carrying an indicator of
no bearer being required to be established to instruct a Serving Gateway, SGW, to allocate a null resource to the PDN connection.

US Pat. No. 9,451,606

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR FEEDBACK INFORMATION TRANSMISSION BASED ON ENHANCED PHICH

China Academy of Telecomm...

1. A method for feedback information transmission based on an enhanced Physical Hybrid Automatic Repeat Request, HARQ, Indicator
Channel, PHICH, comprising:
determining time-frequency resources occupied by enhanced PHICHs configured in a Physical Downlink Shared Channel, PDSCH,
region by a network side;

notifying a user equipment of the determined time-frequency resources occupied by enhanced PHICHs;
determining groups of enhanced PHICH resources for carrying Acknowledgement/Non-Acknowledgement, ACK/NACK, feedback information
among the time-frequency resources occupied by the enhanced PHICHs according to a scheduling condition of the user equipment;
and

mapping the ACK/NACK feedback information to be transmitted onto the groups of enhanced PHICH resources and transmitting the
ACK/NACK feedback information to the user equipment;

wherein determining the groups of enhanced PHICH resources for carrying the ACK/NACK feedback information among the time-frequency
resources occupied by the enhanced PHICHs according to the scheduling condition of the user equipment comprises:

determining each Physical Resource Block, PRB, pair included in the time-frequency resources occupied by the enhanced PHICH;
and

attributing all of Resource Elements, REs, included in sub-carriers at a specified location among the respective PRB pairs
to a group of enhanced PHICH resources; or attributing a specified part of REs in sub-carriers at a specified location among
the respective PRB pairs to a group of enhanced PHICH resources; or attributing M REs in specified time domain and adjacent
in frequency domain in each PRB pair, among the respective PRB pairs, to a group of enhanced PHICH resources, according to
the scheduling condition of the user equipment, wherein M represents a pre-configured parameter;

wherein mapping the ACK/NACK information to be transmitted onto the groups of E-PHICH resources comprises:
simply encoding the ACK/NACK information to be transmitted;
performing binary phase modulation on the simply encoded ACK/NACK information and orthogonally spreading obtained modulation
symbols; and

mapping the orthogonally spread modulation symbols respectively into the groups of enhanced PHICH resources;
wherein mapping the orthogonally spread modulation symbols respectively into the groups of enhanced PHICH resources comprises:
grouping the orthogonally spread modulation symbols in rows or columns and mapping the respective groups of modulation symbols
respectively onto the REs belonging to the same group of enhanced PHICH resources among the respective PRB pairs.

US Pat. No. 9,137,779

DEDICATED CARRIER CONFIGURATION METHOD AND DEVICE AND MULTIMEDIA BROADCAST MULTICAST SERVICE TRANSMISSION METHOD

China Academy of Telecomm...

1. A Multimedia Broadcast Multicast Service (MBMS) dedicated carrier configuration method, comprising:
assigning MBMS dedicated carrier bundling information to a downlink timeslot of a radio frame of one MBMS dedicated carrier
in a cell; and

combining a downlink pilot timeslot, an uplink pilot timeslot, and a chip guard period between the downlink and the uplink
in the MBMS dedicated carrier frame as a short timeslot corresponding to the downlink timeslot used to control information
transmission, wherein the dedicated carrier bundling information includes MBMS system information and MBMS control information
of all dedicated carriers that are bundled to transmit MBMS services in the cell, wherein the downlink timeslot, assigned
the MBMS system information and the MBMS control information of all dedicated carriers that are bundled to transmit MBMS services
in the cell, comprises a MBMS broadcast control channel BCCH and a MBMS point-to-multipoint control channel MCCH, wherein
the MBMS system information is carried on the BCCH and mapped to a primary common control physical channel PCCPCH via a broadcast
channel BCH and the MBMS control information is carried on the MCCH and mapped to a secondary common control physical channel
SCCPCH via a forward access channel FACH.

US Pat. No. 9,504,028

BLIND DETECTION MODE DETERMINATION METHOD, BLIND DETECTION METHOD AND DEVICE

CHINA ACADEMY OF TELECOMM...

1. A method of determining a blind detection mode comprising:
an evolved Node B, eNB, determining a blind Enhanced Physical Downlink Control Channel, E-PDCCH, detection mode of a User
Equipment, UE, in a sub-frame according to system configuration information, and a blind detection capability of the UE; and

the eNB notifying the UE of the determined blind E-PDCCH detection mode of the UE in the sub-frame;
wherein the eNB determining the blind E-PDCCH detection mode of the UE in the sub-frame according to the system configuration
information, and the blind detection capability of the UE comprises:

the eNB determining a set of Enhanced-Control Channel Element, E-CCE, aggregation levels, at which the UE needs to perform
blind E-PDCCH detection in the sub-frame, according to the system configuration information, and the blind detection capability
of the UE; and

the eNB determining a number of times, that blind detection is performed, corresponding to each E-CCE aggregation level in
the set of E-CCE aggregation levels.

US Pat. No. 9,473,933

KEY ISOLATION METHOD AND DEVICE

China Academy of Telecomm...

1. A key isolation method, comprising:
generating, by a macro base station, a key for use in communication of a destination base station with a User Equipment, UE,
from a distinguishing parameter of the destination base station and a temporary key shared by the macro base station with
the UE, upon deciding user plane bearers of the UE to be handed over; and

transmitting, by the macro base station, the distinguishing parameter to the UE so that the UE generates the key for use in
communication of the UE with the destination base station from the distinguishing parameter, and the temporary key shared
by the UE with the macro base station;

wherein the destination base station is a destination local base station; and
if the macro base station decides the user plane bearers of the UE to be handed over from the macro base station to the destination
local base station or decides the user plane bearers of the UE to be handed over from a local base station where the UE is
currently located to the destination local base station, then the method further comprises:

transmitting the generated key to the destination local base station;
wherein the macro base station has the entire user plane and control plane protocol stacks, and the local base station has
the entire user plane protocol stack and a part of the Radio Resource Control (RRC) protocol function.

US Pat. No. 9,474,098

METHOD, APPARATUS, AND SYSTEM FOR PROCESSING RADIO LINK FAILURE

China Academy of Telecomm...

1. A method for handling a Radio Link Failure (RLF) in a scenario where cell resources of a plurality of evolved Node B's
(eNB's) are aggregated for a User Equipment (UE), the method comprising:
detecting, by a serving Local eNB (LeNB), an RLF occurring with the UE; and
stopping, by the serving LeNB, data of related Radio Bearers (RB's) of the RLF from being transmitted between the serving
LeNB and the UE and notifying a macro eNB of information about the RLF.

US Pat. No. 9,319,215

METHOD OF PROCESSING IN RANDOM ACCESS PROCEDURE, SYSTEM AND APPARATUS THEREOF

China Academy of Telecomm...

1. A method of processing in random access procedure, the method comprising:
responsive to a Preamble transmitted by a random access node being detected by a base station, the base station starting a
timer, the base station or every one of a number of transparent relay stations or both calculating a Timing Alignment (TA)
according to the Preamble, and the base station transmitting the TA calculated by the base station to the random access node
in a random access response before the expiration of the timer;

the base station receiving random access detection information reported from at least one of the transparent relay stations;
the base station, at the expiration of the timer, selecting one of the transparent relay stations or the base station as a
service node for the random access node;

the base station receiving an uplink signaling transmitted by the random access node after an uplink timing advance is adjusted
by the random access node according to the Timing Alignment (TA) calculated by the base station;

responsive to one of the transparent relay stations being selected as the service node, the base station notifying the random
access node of an access condition in a contention resolution message sent through the selected service node to the random
access node;

responsive to the base station being selected as the service node, the base station notifying the random access node of the
access condition in a contention resolution message sent to the random access node without relaying through the transparent
relay stations;

wherein the contention resolution message includes a collision detection result determined from identification information
in the uplink signaling transmitted by the random access node; and

wherein the random access node performs an access procedure based on the access condition and the collision detection result.

US Pat. No. 9,204,475

METHOD, SYSTEM, AND APPARATUS FOR SELECTING DATA PLANE TUNNEL ACCORDING TO THE STATUS OF USER EQUIPMENT

China Academy of Telecomm...

1. A method for selecting a data plane tunnel according to a status of a User Equipment (UE), comprising:
a Local Gateway (LGW) determines the status of the UE according to an instruction of a Serving Gateway (SGW);
the LGW selects a data plane tunnel according to the status of the UE;
wherein the instruction of the SGW is a message carrying one of a Local IP Access (LIPA)/Selected IP Traffic Offload (SIPTO)
connection establishment identifier, an identifier for LIPA/SIPTO connection teardown and an identifier of whether establishing
a LIPA/SIPTO connection, sent from the SGW to the LGW;

wherein the LIPA/SIPTO connection establishment identifier indicates that the UE is in a Connected statue; the identifier
for LIPA/SIPTO connection teardown indicates that the UE is in an idle status; when the identifier of whether establishing
a LIPA/SIPTO connection is an identifier of establishing the LIPA/SIPTO connection, it indicates that the UE is in the Connected
statue; and when the identifier of whether establishing a LIPA/SIPTO connection is an identifier of not establishing the LIPA/SIPTO
connection, it indicates that the UE is in the idle status.

US Pat. No. 9,374,247

CHANNEL ESTIMATION METHOD AND DEVICE

CHINA ACADEMY OF TELECOMM...

1. A channel estimation method, comprising:
performing, by a channel estimation device, channel estimation on encrypted pilots using channel estimation values of original
pilots by adopting two-dimension channel estimation approach to derive channel estimation values of the encrypted pilots;
and

performing, by the channel estimation device, channel estimation on all resources using the channel estimation values of the
encrypted pilots by adopting one-dimension channel estimation approach to derive channel estimation values over all the resources.

US Pat. No. 9,125,205

METHOD, SYSTEM AND DEVICE FOR DETERMINING BANDWIDTH OF UPLINK SOUNDING REFERENCE SIGNAL

China Academy of Telecomm...


wherein NRBUL is a overall uplink bandwidth represented by Resource Block, b=0 represents the largest bandwidth level, mSRS,b represents
the bandwidth with which the SRS is transmitted, and the SRS bandwidth configuration comprises cell-level SRS bandwidth configuration.

detecting a signal-to-noise (SNR) ratio in the SRS bandwidth; and
maintaining the SNR ratio as detected in the SRS bandwidth, thereby permitting the UE to detect channel information more accurately,
wherein the largest bandwidth level includes an indication of the largest SRS bandwidth level received from a network side
before transmitting the SRS with the uplink pilot time slot each time, or a stored indication of the largest bandwidth level
indicating the largest SRS bandwidth level received from the network side.

US Pat. No. 9,049,706

METHOD, DEVICE AND SYSTEM FOR RELAY TIMING ADJUSTMENT

CHINA ACADEMY OF TELECOMM...

1. A method of transmitting a timing adjustment command in an Advanced Long Term Evolution, LTE-A, system, the method comprising:
generating, by a base station, a downlink transmission timing adjustment command of an access link according to a reception
time when a signal transmitted from a relay node is received;

transmitting, by the base station, the downlink transmission timing adjustment command of the access link to the relay node;
and

the downlink transmission timing adjustment command of the access link is a command by which the relay node adjusts its own
downlink transmission timing so that the downlink transmission timing of the access link of the relay node is synchronized
with downlink transmission timing of the base station;

wherein generating, by the base station, the downlink transmission timing adjustment command of the access link according
to the reception time when the signal transmitted from the relay node is received comprises:

determining, by the base station, a time difference ?DLbetween the time when the signal transmitted from the relay node in an uplink sub-frame k is received and a starting time
of the sub-frame k of the present base station;

quantifying, by the base station, a half of the time difference by a quantification step to obtain timing advance quantification
data; and

generating the downlink transmission timing adjustment command of the access link representing the timing advance quantification
data.

US Pat. No. 9,456,421

UPLINK POWER CONTROL METHOD, DEVICE AND SYSTEM

China Academy of Telecomm...

1. An uplink power control method, comprising:
configuring, by a network-side device, an uplink signal of a user equipment with at least two sets of uplink power control
parameters; and

notifying the user equipment of the configured respective sets of uplink power control parameters for the user equipment to
determine transmit power of the uplink signal;

wherein the uplink signal is a Physical Uplink Shared Channel (PUSCH), or a Physical Uplink Control Channel (PUCCH) or a Sounding
Reference Signal (SRS);

when the uplink signal is the PUSCH, and the uplink power control parameters of the uplink signal are target values PO_PUSCH(j)
of received power of respective categories of PUSCHs, and wherein j represents a category identifier of PUSCH and takes the
values of 0, 1 or 2; and

configuring, by the network-side device, the uplink signal of the user equipment with the at least two sets of uplink power
control parameters further comprises:

selecting, by the network-side device, PO_PUSCH(k) among the target values of received power of the respective categories
of PUSCHs, wherein k is at least one of 0, 1 and 2; and

for selected PO_PUSCH(k), configuring, by the network-side device, the user equipment with parameter values PO_PUSCH s1(k),
. . . , PO_PUSCH_sN(k), wherein N represents the number of sets of uplink power control parameters to be configured.

US Pat. No. 9,451,579

POSITIONING INFORMATION DETERMINATION METHOD AND DEVICE

CHINA ACADEMY OF TELECOMM...

1. A method of determining position information, wherein the method comprises:
receiving, by an evolved Node B (eNB), an uplink signal from a User Equipment (UE);
determining, by the eNB, an angle of arrival, a downtilt angle of beam and a timing advance of the UE from the received uplink
signal; and

positioning, by the eNB, the UE using the angle of arrival, downtilt angle of beam and timing advance of the UE;
wherein the eNB positions the UE using the equations of:
x_UE=x_eNB+m*TA*n*sin(AoA?)*sin(AoA);

y_UE=y_eNB+m*TA*n*sin(AoA?)*cos(AoA); and

z_UE=z_eNB?m*TA*n*cos(AoA?);

wherein x_UE represents the coordinate of the UE on the x-axis; y_UE represents the coordinate of the UE on the y-axis; z_UE
represents the coordinate of the UE on the z-axis; x_eNB represents the coordinate of the eNB on the x-axis; y_eNB represents
the coordinate of the eNB on the y-axis; z_eNB represents the coordinate of the eNB on the z-axis; m represents the ratio
of the distance between the UE and the eNB to the distance determined from the TA, and n represents the distance over which
light propagates in a unit of time the TA represents the Timing Advance; the AoA represents the angle of arrival; and the
AoA? represents the downtilt angle of beam.

US Pat. No. 9,241,342

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR ACK/NACK TRANSMISSION

China Academy of Telecomm...

1. A method for acknowledgement/negative acknowledgement (ACK/NACK) transmission, comprising:
transmitting, by a terminal device which is configured with physical uplink control channel (PUCCH) format 3 for ACK/NACK
transmission, ACK/NACK feedback information corresponding to a semi-persistent scheduling (SPS) physical downlink shared channel
(PDSCH) and ACK/NACK feedback information corresponding to a physical downlink control channel (PDCCH) in which a downlink
(DL) downlink assignment index (DAI) value is equal to 1 on PUCCH format 1a/1b resource using PUCCH format 1b with channel
selection or ACK/NACK bundling when only the SPS PDSCH and the PDCCH in which the DL DAI value is equal to 1 are received
in a feedback window.

US Pat. No. 9,137,003

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR ENABLING MULTI-CARRIERS AGGREGATION TRANSMISSION

CHINA ACADEMY OF TELECOMM...

1. A transmission method with Time Division Duplex (TDD) multi-carrier aggregation, comprising:
performing uplink and downlink configurations for each of a plurality of component carriers aggregated in a cell while ensuring
coexistence of at least one identical uplink sub-frame and at least one identical downlink sub-frame between at least two
of the component carriers and compliance of the configuration of at least one of the component carriers with an uplink and
downlink configuration of R8; and

transmitting the uplink and downlink configuration of any one of the component carriers and those of other component carriers
aggregated with the any one of the component carriers to an LTE-A UE accessing a corresponding component carrier, wherein
the LTE-A UE is scheduled over sub-frames that are all in the uplink or downlink in a plurality of aggregated component carriers
when the LTE-A UE is to receive or transmit data simultaneously over a plurality of carriers.

US Pat. No. 9,426,799

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR DETERMINING EPDCCH RESOURCES

CHINA ACADEMY OF TELECOMM...

1. A method for determining enhanced physical downlink control channel (ePDCCH) resources, comprising:
determining number of symbols occupied by a physical downlink control channel (PDCCH), number of common reference signal (CRS)
ports, number of demodulation reference signal (DMRS) ports and channel state information-reference signal (CSI-RS) configuration
in a subframe; and

determining resources available for transmitting an ePDCCH in a physical downlink shared channel (PDSCH) area of the subframe
according to the number of symbols occupied by the PDCCH, the number of CRS ports, the number of DMRS ports and the CSI-RS
configuration.

US Pat. No. 9,325,464

METHOD, SYSTEM, AND DEVICE FOR PERFORMING UPLINK TRANSMISSION

CHINA ACADEMY OF TELECOMM...

1. An uplink transmission method, comprising:
mapping, by a user equipment, complex data symbols obtained by modulation onto Q sub-frames, wherein Q represents a positive
integer;

modulating, by the user equipment, the complex data symbols mapped onto each sub-frame respectively into a transmission signal
corresponding to each sub-frame; and

transmitting, by the user equipment, the transmission signal in corresponding sub-frame;
wherein the mapping, by the user equipment, complex data symbols obtained by modulation onto the Q sub-frames comprises: the
user equipment selecting sequentially and mapping the complex data symbols onto the Q sub-frames; and for a sub-frame, the
user equipment determines complex data symbols to be mapped to the sub-frame by an equation of:

xq(n)=d(q×MsymSF+n),

wherein xq(n) represents a n-th complex data symbol mapped onto a sub-frame q; d(q×MsymSF+n) represents a (q×MsymSF+n)-th complex data symbol; MsymSF represents an amount of complex data symbols mapped onto the sub-frame q; q represents a sub-frame index and q=0, 1, . . .
Q?1; and n represents an index of the complex data symbol mapped to a sub-frame, and n=0, 1, . . . MsymSF?1;

or
wherein the mapping, by the user equipment, the complex data symbols obtained by modulation onto the Q sub-frames comprises:
selecting, by the user equipment, at an interval and mapping the complex data symbols onto the Q sub-frames; and for a sub-frame,
the user equipment determines complex data symbols to be mapped to the sub-frame by an equation of:

xq(n)=d(q+n×Q),

wherein xq(n) represents the complex data symbol mapped onto a sub-frame q; d(q+n×Q) represents a (q+n×Q)-th complex data symbol: MsymSF represents an amount of complex data symbols mapped onto the sub-frame q; q represents a sub-frame index, and q=0, 1, . .
. Q?1; and n represents an index of the complex data symbol mapped to a sub-frame, and n=0, 1, . . . MsymSF?1.

US Pat. No. 9,439,110

METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR SPECTRUM HANDOVER IN COGNITIVE RADIO NETWORKS

CHINA ACADEMY OF TELECOMM...

1. A method for spectrum handover in cognitive radio (CR) systems, the method comprising:
configuring a CR dedicated wireless network device identity (DWNDI) of a user equipment (UE) to be a CR DWNDI value shared
by plural UEs within a cell of a base station which communicates with the plural UEs at a working frequency;

instructing, by the base station, the plural UEs to perform spectrum handover to a target frequency using a spectrum handover
command which is sent via a channel identified by the CR DWNDI value and received by the plural UEs according to the CR DWNDI
value after the base station detects that a user of an authorized system appears at the working frequency; and

communicating, by the base station, with the plural UEs at the target frequency after the spectrum handover.

US Pat. No. 9,408,190

INFORMATION SENDING AND BLIND DETECTION METHOD AND DEVICE

China Academy of Telecomm...

1. A method for transmitting information, comprising:
determining, by a base station, a plurality of preset sets of blind detection candidates, each of which comprises one or more
Physical Downlink Control Channel, PDCCH, candidates; and

transmitting, by the base station, control information to a user equipment over the PDCCH candidates in at least one of the
plurality of sets of blind detection candidates;

wherein the plurality of sets of blind detection candidates comprise a first set of blind detection candidates and a second
set of blind detection candidates; and

the base station transmits Downlink Control Information, DCI, to the user equipment over the PDCCH candidates in the first
set of blind detection candidates with a prescribed data modulation scheme; and the base station transmits the DCI to the
user equipment over the PDCCH candidates in the second set of blind detection candidates with a data modulation scheme determined
by the base station;

wherein the first set of blind detection candidates comprises all of PDCCH candidates in a common search space among enhanced
PDCCHs; or all of PDCCH candidates in a common search space among enhanced PDCCHs and a part or all of PDCCH candidates in
a UE-specific search space among enhanced PDCCHs; or a part or all of PDCCH candidates in a UE-specific search space among
enhanced PDCCHs; and

the second set of blind detection candidates comprises a part of PDCCH candidates in a UE-specific search space among enhanced
PDCCHs.

US Pat. No. 9,148,209

TRANSMISSION METHOD AND DEVICE FOR UPLINK CONTROL CHANNEL

CHINA ACADEMY OF TELECOMM...

1. A method for transmitting an uplink control channel, comprising:
a base station configuring a User Equipment (UE), with an uplink control channel transmission mode by higher layer signaling;
and

the base station receiving an uplink control channel transmitted by transmit diversity or an uplink control channel transmitted
by a single antenna port from the UE, according to the uplink control channel transmission mode;

wherein the transmission mode comprises a first mode and a second mode, and
in the first mode:
for ACK/NACK corresponding to a dynamically scheduled downlink data packet, the base station determines an aggregation level
of Physical Downlink Control Channel, (PDCCH), Control Channel Elements, (CCEs), wherein the aggregation level of PDCCH CCEs
is selected from a first set of aggregation levels; and

for ACK/NACK corresponding to a persistently scheduled downlink data packet, an uplink Scheduling Request, (SR), and a Channel
Quality Information, (CQI), a Pre-coding Matrix Information, (PMI), and a Rank Information, (RI), transmitted in a format
2/2a/2b, the base station configures the UE with one available orthogonal sequence resource by the higher layer signaling;
and

in the second mode:
for ACK/NACK corresponding to a dynamically scheduled downlink data packet, the base station determines an aggregation level
of PDCCH CCEs, and if an uplink control channel is transmitted by transmit diversity, then the aggregation level of PDCCH
CCEs is selected from a second set of aggregation levels; otherwise, the aggregation level of PDCCH CCEs is selected from
the first set of aggregation levels; and

for ACK/NACK corresponding to a persistently scheduled downlink data packet, an SR and a CQI/PMI/RI transmitted in the format
2/2a/2b, the base station configures the UE with two available orthogonal sequence resources by higher layer signaling, and

wherein the first set of aggregation levels comprises an aggregation level of 1, and the second set of aggregation levels
does not comprise the aggregation level of 1.

US Pat. No. 9,071,345

METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR OBTAINING AN IDLE SPECTRUM

CHINA ACADEMY OF TELECOMM...

1. A method for obtaining an idle spectrum, comprising:
obtaining, by a central management unit, configuration information of a transmitter of an authorized system, and obtaining
geographic location information of candidate sense nodes; wherein the configuration information comprises: geographic location
information of the transmitter of the authorized system, spectrum information of the transmitter of the authorized system
and transmission power information of the transmitter of the authorized system;

selecting, by the central management unit from the candidate sense nodes, a designated number of sense nodes which are closest
to the transmitter of the authorized system from the candidate sense nodes according to the configuration information and
the geographic location information, and informing the selected sense nodes to perform spectrum sensing; and

receiving, by the central management unit, sensing results of the selected sense nodes, and obtaining information of an idle
spectrum according to the sensing results;

wherein the obtaining the information of the idle spectrum according to the sensing results comprises:
combining, by the central management unit, the sensing results and determining whether the authorized system is currently
transmitting signals on the spectrum; and

obtaining, by the central management unit, the information of the idle spectrum for a request node according to an idle spectrum
request message of the request node and a determination result on whether the authorized system is currently transmitting
signals on the spectrum;

wherein the idle spectrum request message carries maximum transmission power information of the request node;
the obtaining the information of the idle spectrum for the request node according to the idle spectrum request message of
the request node and the determination results on whether the authorized system is currently transmitting signals on the spectrum
comprises:

if the request node transmit using the maximum transmission power, calculating, by the central management unit, an interference
level suffered by the authorized system transmitting on the spectrum;

if the interference level is lower than a preconfigured threshold, determining, by the central management unit, that the spectrum
is not idle; otherwise, determining, by the central management unit, that the spectrum is not idle.

US Pat. No. 9,419,698

ANTENNA CALIBRATION METHOD, SYSTEM AND APPARATUS

CHINA ACADEMY OF TELECOMM...

1. An antenna calibration method, wherein the method comprises:
a user equipment performing downlink channel measurement and determining a downlink channel matrix;
the user equipment determining a first weight matrix for antenna calibration based on the downlink channel matrix; and
the user equipment notifying the network side of the determined first weight matrix;
wherein the network-side apparatus receives one first weight matrix; and the network-side apparatus determines the calibration
coefficients by the equation of:


wherein E represents the determined calibration coefficients; GULT represents the transposed uplink channel matrix; V=[v1, v2, . . . , vN]T represents the first weight matrices; F=[f1, f2, . . . , fN]T represents functional variables; and

represents a diagonal matrix built from the first weight matrix; N represents the number of calibration pilot ports; or
the network-side apparatus receives multiple first weight matrices; and the network-side apparatus determines the calibration
coefficients in the equation of:


wherein E represents the determined calibration coefficient; GUL,qT represents the transposed uplink channel matrix corresponding to Vq; Vq=[vq1, vq2, . . . , vq]T represents the first weight matrices; Q represents the number of received first weight matrices; F=[f1, f2, . . . , fN]T represents functional variables; and

represents diagonal matrices built from the first weight matrices.

US Pat. No. 9,398,574

METHOD AND EQUIPMENT FOR INFORMATION TRANSMISSION BASED ON COORDINATED MULTIPLE POINT TRANSMISSION

CHINA ACADEMY OF TELECOMM...

1. A method for information transmission based on coordinated multipoint transmission (CoMP), comprising:
determining, by a user equipment (UE), a main transmission point;
determining, by the UE, RANK information of the main transmission point, and channel state information corresponding to the
RANK information, wherein the RANK refers to a number of spatial multiplexing data layers; and

sending, by the UE, the RANK information and the channel state information of the main transmission point to a network side
equipment;

determining, by the UE, limited RANK information of a transmission point as well as channel state information corresponding
to the limited RANK information; and

sending, by the UE, the channel state information corresponding to the limited RANK information of the transmission point
to the network side equipment.

US Pat. No. 9,356,669

METHOD, SYSTEM AND DEVICE FOR TRANSMITTING PRE-CODED INDICATION INFORMATION AND DETERMINING PRE-CODING MATRIX

CHINA ACADEMY OF TELECOMM...

1. A method for transmitting a pre-coding indicator, the method comprising:
determining, by a UE, a first pre-coding indicator and a second pre-coding indicator, the first pre-coding indicator and the
second pre-coding indicator corresponding to a pre-coding matrix which is equal to a matrix as a function of a first component
pre-coding matrix and a second component pre-coding matrix, the first component pre-coding matrix being a block diagonal matrix
with sub-matrixes on the diagonal being a Kronecker product of two diagonal matrixes, and the second component pre-coding
matrix being constructed by beam-rotating vectors, each of the beam-rotating vectors being equal to a Kronecker product of
two vectors; and

transmitting, by the UE, the first pre-coding indicator and the second pre-coding indicator to a network side.

US Pat. No. 9,270,424

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR DISTRIBUTING SPECIFIC SCHEDULING REQUEST RESOURCE

CHINA ACADEMY OF TELECOMM...

1. A method for allocating a dedicated scheduling request resource, comprising:
configuring a carrier resource in a system supporting carrier aggregation for a user equipment according to a preset scheduling
criterion, and allocating corresponding time and frequency resources on the configured carrier resource, wherein the carrier
resource together with the time and frequency resources are regarded as a dedicated scheduling request resource; and

notifying the user equipment of the carrier resource and the time and frequency resources;
wherein the user equipment is notified in an RRC signaling of the carrier resource and the time and frequency resources; and
wherein the RRC signaling comprises the frequency resource indication field and time and frequency resource indication field,
wherein the frequency resource indication field is used to store the carrier information for the dedicated scheduling request
and the time and frequency resource indication field is used to store the time and frequency resources used for transmitting
the dedicated scheduling request, and the time and frequency resources includes the PUCCH resource index, period and offset,
and the RRC signaling further comprises the maximum number of transmissions that the dedicated scheduling request can be transmitted
and the carrier information includes the index or the frequency of the uplink component carrier of the dedicated scheduling
request; or

the RRC signaling comprises a frequency-hopping mode indication field and a group of hop component carriers indication field,
wherein the group of hop component carriers indication field is used to store the carrier information of the hop component
carriers available to the user equipment, and the frequency-hopping mode indication field is used to store a relationship
between a carrier and time for use of the carriers in a frequency-hopping mode, and the carrier information comprises the
indexes or the frequency points of the uplink component carriers of the dedicated scheduling request.

US Pat. No. 9,253,634

KEY UPDATING METHOD, DEVICE AND SYSTEM

CHINA ACADEMY OF TELECOMM...

1. A method of updating a key, the method comprising:
a small base station monitoring user plane uplink Packet Data Convergence Protocol (PDCP) count value or user plane downlink
PDCP count value of each User Equipment (UE) connected with the small base station; and

the small base station transmitting a key update request as a function of the user plane uplink PDCP count value or the user
plane downlink PDCP count value to a macro base station so that the macro base station updates a key in response to the key
update request or the small base station transmitting information about the user plane uplink PDCP count value or the user
plane downlink PDCP count value to the macro base station so that the macro base station updates a key according to the information
about the user plane uplink PDCP count value or the user plane downlink PDCP count value.

US Pat. No. 9,119,205

METHOD, DEVICE AND SYSTEM FOR IMPLEMENTING FREQUENCY POINT SWITCH BASED ON CR

CHINA ACADEMY OF TELECOMM...

1. A method for implementing frequency point switch based on Cognitive Radio, CR, comprising:
determining, by a cognitive base station, a candidate operating frequency point for a User Equipment, UE, deployed in a cognitive
frequency band; and

transmitting, by the cognitive base station, broadcast information carrying at least the candidate operating frequency point
to the UE and instructing the UE in a frequency point switching command to switch from a currently used operating frequency
point to the candidate operating frequency point;

wherein determining, by the cognitive base station, a candidate operating frequency point for the UE deployed in the cognitive
frequency band comprises:

selecting one frequency point from a locally maintained list of available frequency points as a candidate operating frequency
point; or

selecting a plurality of frequency points from a locally maintained list of available frequency points as candidate operating
frequency points, and

wherein instructing, by the cognitive base station, the UE in the frequency point switching command to switch from the currently
used operating frequency point to the candidate operating frequency point comprises:

if one candidate operating frequency point is transmitted to the UE, then instructing the UE to establish a target cell at
the candidate operating frequency point and to switch from a source cell established at the currently used operating frequency
point to the target cell; and

if a plurality of candidate operating frequency points are transmitted to the UE, then instructing the UE to select one of
the candidate operating frequency points, to establish a target cell at the candidate operating frequency point and to switch
from a source cell established at the currently used operating frequency point to the target cell.

US Pat. No. 9,408,195

METHOD, SYSTEM AND DEVICE FOR CELL MANAGEMENT

CHINA ACADEMY OF TELECOMM...

1. A method for cell management, comprising:
determining, by a macro eNB, that cells served by a local eNB need to be managed; and
transmitting, by the macro eNB, configuration information to the local eNB to manage the cells served by the local eNB, wherein
managing the cells comprises at least one of the following: selecting or changing a primary cell, or adding, deleting or modifying
a secondary cell;

wherein the configuration information comprises configuration information of the primary cell when managing the cells comprises
selecting or changing the primary cell; and

wherein the configuration information comprises configuration information of the secondary cell when managing the cells comprises
adding, deleting or modifying the secondary cell.

US Pat. No. 9,198,159

TRANSMISSION METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR NON-PERIODIC SOUNDING REFERENCE SIGNAL(SRS)

China Academy of Telecomm...

1. A transmission method for non-periodic Sounding Reference Symbol (SRS), comprising:
a terminal equipment receiving time-domain configuration parameter of non-periodic SRS sent by eNB through higher layer signalling
or Physical Downlink Control Channel (PDCCH) signalling;

after receiving the non-periodic SRS activation signalling sent by the eNB, the terminal equipment selecting corresponding
time-domain resource to send non-periodic SRS to the eNB in accordance with the time-domain configuration parameter of the
non-periodic SRS, wherein

sending non-periodic SRS directly on all configuration subframes within a time-domain resource configuration periodicity after
several subframes in accordance with the configuration parameter of non-periodic SRS, or

determining to send non-periodic SRS on all configuration subframes within a time-domain resource configuration periodicity
after several subframes in accordance with the duration configuration information of non-periodic SRS carried in higher layer
signalling or PDCCH signalling.

US Pat. No. 9,484,995

METHOD, SYSTEM, AND DEVICE FOR TRANSMITTING CODING INSTRUCTION INFORMATION AND FOR DETERMINING PRE-CODING MATRIX

CHINA ACADEMY OF TELECOMM...

1. A method for transmitting a coding indicator, the method comprising:
determining, by a user equipment, a first pre-coding indicator, a second pre-coding indicator and a third pre-coding indicator,
wherein the first pre-coding indicator, the second pre-coding indicator and the third pre-coding indicator correspond to a
pre-coding matrix which is equal to a matrix as a function of a first component pre-coding matrix, a second component pre-coding
matrix and a third component pre-coding matrix, the first component pre-coding matrix is a block diagonal matrix, and the
third component pre-coding matrix is composed of weighted column selection vectors, and in each of the weighted column selection
vectors only P elements are non-zero with P being a positive integer; and

transmitting, by the user equipment, the first pre-coding indicator, the second pre-coding indicator and the third pre-coding
indicator to the network side;

wherein the third component pre-coding matrix is a product of a (2MHMV)×r-dimension matrix with a power normalization coefficient, wherein r represents the number of columns in the pre-coding
matrix; and

the third component pre-coding matrix is:

wherein W3 represents the third component pre-coding matrix; eki represents a column vector with a length of MHMV with the ki-th element being 1 and all the other elements being 0; and ?i represents a complex scalar with a modulus being 1, wherein MH and MV represent positive integers, and M represent the power normalization coefficient.

US Pat. No. 9,398,166

METHOD AND DEVICE OF COMMUNICATING PAGING AREA INFORMATION

CHINA ACADEMY OF TELECOMM...

1. A method for communicating group paging information, the method comprising:
receiving, by a radio access network (RAN) device, a control plane message sent by a services capability server (SCS) which
includes information describing a geographical area which serves as a group paging area in which group paging is to be performed;
and

determining, by the RAN device, at least one cell in which the group paging is to be sent by using cell distribution and the
information describing the geographical area;

wherein receiving by a RAN device a control plane message sent by a SCS which includes information describing a geographical
area comprises:

receiving, by a radio network controller (RNC) in a universal mobile telecommunications system (UMTS) network, the control
plane message sent by the SCS forwarded by a device in a core network via an lu interface;

wherein the control plane message sent by the SCS is a paging message conforming to a control plane S1 application part (S1
AP) (RANAP) protocol.

US Pat. No. 9,380,464

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR DETERMINING AND ASSISTING IN DETERMINING BACK-UP FREQUENCY IN COGNITIVE RADIO SYSTEM

CHINA ACADEMY OF TELECOMM...

1. A method for determining a back-up frequency in a cognitive radio system comprising a first cognitive system, a second
cognitive system and an incumbent system, wherein the method comprises:
the first cognitive system obtaining, through a terminal, a back-up frequency, of the second cognitive system having overlap
coverage in a target area, in an overlap coverage area; and

the first cognitive system selecting at least one frequency from radio communication spectrum resources as a back-up frequency
in the target area according to the back-up frequency of the second cognitive system in the overlap coverage area.

US Pat. No. 9,351,191

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR DETERMINING LOCATION INFORMATION OF UE DURING MDT PROCEDURE

China Academy of Telecomm...

1. A method for determining location information of a User Equipment, UE, during a Minimum Drive Test, MDT, procedure, comprising:
selecting a UE in a connected state and determining an MDT measurement result corresponding to the UE; and
determining and adding the location information of the UE to the MDT measurement result corresponding to the UE,
wherein determining the location information of the UE comprises:
determining a Timing Advance, TADV, and an Angle of Arrival, AoA, corresponding to the UE, and

calculating the location information of the UE according to the TADV and the AoA corresponding to the UE; or determining the TADV and the AoA corresponding to the UE and information of a serving cell where the UE is currently located as the location information
of the UE.

US Pat. No. 9,331,819

METHOD FOR IMPLEMENTING HARQ FEEDBACK, AND METHOD AND DEVICE FOR ALLOCATING UPLINK SUBFRAME

China Academy of Telecomm...

1. A method for allocating sub-frames for a Hybrid Automatic Repeat Request, HARQ, comprising:
choosing a Time Division Duplex, TDD, uplink and downlink reference configuration used to determine an HARQ feedback timing
for Physical Downlink Shared Channel, PDSCH, of a Frequency Division Duplex, FDD, downlink carrier; and

allocating FDD downlink sub-frames to uplink sub-frames indicated by the TDD uplink and downlink reference configuration,
according to number of the uplink sub-frames in a radio frame, so that numbers of FDD downlink sub-frames corresponding to
respective uplink sub-frames indicated by the TDD uplink and downlink reference configuration are substantially equal, wherein
Acknowledgement/Negative Acknowledgement, ACK/NACK, information corresponding to the FDD downlink sub-frames is carried in
corresponding allocated uplink sub-frame.

US Pat. No. 9,264,940

FEEDBACK METHOD AND DEVICE FOR HEADER COMPRESSION FEEDBACK INFORMATION

China Academy of Telecomm...

6. A Packet Data Convergence Protocol compressor device, comprising:
a processor; and
a non-volatile storage medium, configured to be connected to the processor via a bus interface, and store programs and data
to be used by the processor,

wherein upon the processor executes the programs and data stored in the non-volatile storage medium, the following modules
are implemented:

a determination module, configured to determine the source type of the header compression feedback information according to
received control Packet Data Unit sent by the Packet Data Convergence Protocol decompressor device;

a processing module, configured to process header compression feedback information carried in said control Packet Data Unit
according to source type of the header compression feedback information determined by said determination module; and

a setting module, configured to set processing strategy for outer header compression, processing strategy for inner header
compression, and said feedback order,

wherein when said determination module determines that the source type of the header compression feedback information is the
cascading feedback type of the outer and inner header compression with feedback order set by said setting module according
to said control Packet Data Unit, said processing module processes the header compression feedback information carried in
said control Packet Data Unit according to feedback order set by said setting module, or processes the header compression
feedback information carried in said control Packet Data Unit according to the respective processing strategy for the outer
header compression or the respective strategy for the inner header compression set by said setting module after the header
compression feedback information is differentiated according to the source type, including:

when said control Packet Data Unit does not include size information of the header compression feedback information, said
processing module directly performs outer header compression processing or inner header compression processing for the header
compression information carried in said control Packet Data Unit according to the feedback order set by said setting module
and after processing, performs header compression processing for remaining header compression feedback information;

when said control Packet Data Unit includes the size information of the header compression feedback information, said processing
module acquires the size information of the header compression feedback information, divides the header compression feedback
information carried in said control Packet Data Unit into two parts according to said size information, and processes each
of the two parts of the header compression information based on respective processing strategy according to said preset feedback
order.

US Pat. No. 9,118,466

METHOD, DEVICE AND SYSTEM FOR BACKHAUL LINK COMMUNICATION IN A TDD SYSTEM

China Academy of Telecomm...

1. A method for backhaul link communication in a Time Division Duplexing system, wherein, the method includes:
allocating, by means of a base station, uplink subframes for uplink transmitting of the backhaul link and downlink subframes
for downlink transmitting of the backhaul link, and notifying the allocating information of the subframes to a relay node;
and

communicating, by means of the base station, with the relay node by the uplink subframes and the downlink subframes of the
backhaul link;

wherein, the allocating, by means of the base station, the uplink subframes and the downlink subframes of the backhaul link
comprises:

the base station allocates the uplink subframe n as the uplink subframe of the backhaul link; and
the base station allocates the downlink subframe n?k1 and the downlink subframe set n?k2 as the downlink subframes of the
backhaul link;

wherein, k1 is a HARQ (Hybrid Auto Repeat Request) timing between the downlink subframe of the uplink scheduling information
sent from the base station and the uplink subframe of the corresponding uplink data sent from the relay node; k2 has many
values and is the HARQ timing between the downlink subframe of the downlink data sent from the base station and the uplink
subframe of the corresponding uplink ACKnowledge Character/Negative ACKnowledgement sent from the relay node.

US Pat. No. 9,357,544

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR DETERMINING PDSCH TRANSMISSION RESOURCES

CHINA ACADEMY OF TELECOMM...

1. A method for determining Physical Downlink Shared Channel (PDSCH) transmission resources, comprising:
determining respectively a zero power Channel State Information-Reference Signal (CSI-RS) resource corresponding to each of
transmission points in a set of candidate PDSCH transmission points of a user equipment;

notifying the user equipment of a correspondence relationship between respective transmission points and the zero power CSI-RS
resources; and

determining and notifying the user equipment of a current PDSCH transmission point of the user equipment so that the user
equipment receives PDSCH on other resources than a zero power CSI-RS resource corresponding to the current PDSCH transmission
point.

US Pat. No. 9,210,726

RANDOM ACCESS METHOD AND DEVICE IN COGNITIVE RADIO SYSTEM

CHINA ACADEMY OF TELECOMM...

1. A random access method in a cognitive radio system, comprising:
generating, by a base station device, a spectrum handover command, wherein the spectrum handover command comprises random
access backoff time parameter information; and

sending, by the base station device, the spectrum handover command to a user equipment in a cell to instruct the UE to initiate,
during a spectrum handover procedure, a random access procedure using the random access backoff time parameter information;

wherein the random access backoff time information comprises:
a random access delay factor sequence associated with service levels of different UEs in the cell, and
wherein the random access delay factor sequence is presented as T1, T2, Ti?1, Ti . . . TM, wherein M is the total number of
the service levels T is a maximum random access delay factor of the i-th service level, and Ti is a minimum random access
delay factor of the (i+1)-th service level.

US Pat. No. 9,197,295

DOUBLE-STREAM BEAMFORMING METHOD AND DEVICE

CHINA ACADEMY OF TELECOMM...

1. A method of dual-stream beamforming, comprising:
determining Direction Of Arrival (DOA) angles of antennas;
determining array response vectors from the DOA angles;
generating two sets of coefficients from the array response vectors by allocating parameters according to the numbers of respective
sets of transmit antennas of a base station; and

performing beamforming respectively for two sets of antennas by the two sets of coefficients;
wherein the determining the DOA angles of the antennas comprises:
performing uplink channel estimation using an uplink pilot of a full bandwidth or a preset sub-band to determine a channel
matrix;

determining a channel related matrix from the channel matrix; and
determining the DOA angles of the antennas from the channel related matrix.

US Pat. No. 9,125,071

METHOD, SYSTEM AND APPARATUS FOR MEASURING INTERFERENCE

China Academy of Telecomm...

1. A method of measuring interference, wherein the method comprises:
a network-side apparatus determining configuration information of a first group of Resource Elements, REs, for interference
measurement; and

the network-side apparatus generating first interference notification information according to the configuration information
of the first group of REs and transmitting the first interference notification information to a user equipment to instruct
the user equipment to determine the first group of REs according to the first interference notification information and to
measure interference on the determined first group of REs by taking received signal on the first group of REs as interference,

wherein the network-side apparatus generating first interference notification information comprises:
the network-side apparatus determining interference measurement indicator information corresponding to the configuration information
of the first group of REs according to a correspondence relationship between the configuration information and the interference
measurement indicator information and taking the determined interference measurement indicator information as the first interference
notification information.

US Pat. No. 9,332,533

ACK/NACK/SR RESOURCE MAPPING METHOD AND APPARATUS

CHINA ACADEMY OF TELECOMM...

1. An acknowledgement (ACK)/negative acknowledgement (NACK)/scheduling request (SR) resource mapping method, comprising:
allocating, by a base station in a system comprising a terminal utilizing a first type protocol and a terminal utilizing a
second type protocol, ACK/NACK/SR resources corresponding to the terminal utilizing the second type protocol in an area outside
of an ACK/NACK/SR resource area reserved for the terminal utilizing the first type protocol; and

receiving, by the base station, feedback information of the terminal utilizing the second type protocol on the ACK/NACK/SR
resources corresponding to the terminal utilizing the second type protocol;

wherein the allocating the ACK/NACK/ISR resources corresponding to the terminal utilizing the second type protocol in the
area outside of the ACK/NACK/SR resource area reserved for the terminal utilizing the first type protocol comprises:

determining by the base station the ACK/NACK/SR resources corresponding to the terminal utilizing he second type protocol
by itself; or

determining, by the base station, the ACK/NACK/SR resources corresponding to the terminal utilizing the second type protocol
according to a predefined rule.

US Pat. No. 9,184,885

DATA INTERACTION METHOD AND DATA INTERACTION DEVICE

China Academy of Telecomm...

1. A data interaction method comprising:
grouping user equipments and allocating virtual resources for user equipments in each user equipment group, wherein the virtual
resources are resources pre-allocated to the user equipments and capable of being used by user equipments only after being
activated; and

notifying each user equipment of a group identifier and a virtual resource location corresponding to the user equipment;
determining that data interaction needs to be performed with user equipments in a user equipment group; and
activating virtual resources pre-allocated to the user equipment group by transmitting activation information, and performing
data interaction with the user equipments in the user equipment group over the activated virtual resources.

US Pat. No. 9,084,254

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR TRANSMITTING DOWNLINK CONTROL INFORMATION

CHINA ACADEMY OF TELECOMM...

1. A method for transmitting downlink control information, comprising:
processing the downlink control information to generate downlink control information codewords;
scrambling and modulating the downlink control information codewords sequentially to generate a sequence of modulated symbols;
mapping the sequence of modulated symbols onto v data layers, wherein v is an integer more than or equal to 1;
mapping the modulated symbols on the v data layers to Demodulation Reference Signal, DMRS, antenna ports; and
mapping the modulated symbols on the DMRS antenna ports onto physical antennas and sending to a User Equipment, UE,
wherein mapping the sequence of modulated symbols onto the v data layers comprises:
mapping the sequence of modulated symbols onto the v data layers in a preset first mapping scheme, wherein numbers of modulated
symbols at each data layer are equal,

wherein the sequence of modulated symbols is mapped onto the v data layers in the following mapping scheme:

wherein x(l)(j) is a modulated symbol at the l-th data layer, l=0, . . . , v?1, j=0, . . . , Msymbollayer?1, Msymbollayer represents the total number of modulated symbols at each data layer, d(k) is the sequence of modulated symbols, k=0, . . .
, Msymbol?1, Msymbol is the total number of modulated symbols in the sequence of modulated symbols, and Msymbollayer=Msymbol/v.

US Pat. No. 9,258,816

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR NOTIFYING A SUBFRAME CONFIGURATION OF MULTICAST BROADCAST SINGLE FREQUENCY NETWORK

CHINA ACADEMY OF TELECOMM...

1. A method for notifying Multicast Broadcast Single Frequency Network (MBSFN) subframe configuration, comprising:
a first node sending its MBSFN subframe configuration, via an X2 interface, to a plurality of second nodes to which the first
node is connected, wherein the MBSFN subframe configuration of the first node includes X2 configuration update messages of
the first node if the MBSFN subframe configuration of the first node changes;

if the first node receives the MBSFN subframe configurations of the respective second nodes as feedback;
the first node compares the MBSFN subframe configurations of the respective second nodes with the MBSFN subframe configuration
of the first node, and sets system information or a radio resource control (RRC) connection reconfiguration information according
to the comparison result, wherein the system information or the RRC connection reconfiguration information includes a first
bit sequence, and the first bit sequence is set based on the outcome of the comparison result; and

if the first node does not receive the feedback MBSFN subframe configurations of the respective second nodes, the first node
sets the system information or the RRC connection reconfiguration information according to a second bit sequence different
than the first bit sequence.

US Pat. No. 9,077,495

METHOD, SYSTEM AND DEVICE FOR TRANSMITTING DEMODULATION REFERENCE SIGNAL AND DEMODULATING CHANNEL OVER BACKHAUL LINK

China Academy of Telecomm...

1. A method for transmitting a demodulation reference signal over a backhaul link in a Long Term Evolution-Advanced, LTE-A,
system, comprising:
selecting, by an eNodeB in a resource zone occupied by a Relay-Physical Downlink Shared Channel, R-PDSCH, over the backhaul
link, preconfigured resource units for transmission of a demodulation reference signal of the R-PDSCH; and

transmitting, by the eNodeB, the demodulation reference signal to a Relay Node, RN, subordinated to the eNodeB in the selected
resource units,

wherein configuring the resource units for transmission of the demodulation reference signal of the R-PDSCH comprises:
determining the resource zone occupied by the R-PDSCH;
selecting resource units in the resource zone, which are neither occupied by a common reference signal nor located at a last
OFDM symbol of the resource zone; and

configuring the selected resource units as the resource units for transmission of the demodulation reference signal of the
R-PDSCH;

wherein in a case that a Code Division Multiplexing-Time, CDM-T, mode is adopted for the demodulation reference signal and
a number of OFDM symbols covered by a resource zone occupied by a Relay-Physical Downlink Control Channel, R-PDCCH, over the
backhaul link is less than or equal to 2, and wherein the selecting the resource units in the resource zone, which are neither
occupied by the common reference signal nor located at the last OFDM symbol of the resource zone comprises:

searching the resource zone occupied by the R-PDSCH for resource units in an LTE system for transmission of the demodulation
reference signal;

translating the located resource units at last two OFDM symbols of the resource zone occupied by the R-PDSCH onto resource
units in the resource zone occupied by the R-PDSCH, which are not occupied by the common reference signal; and

selecting the located resource units at first two OFDM symbols of the resource zone occupied by the R-PDSCH and the translated
resource units as the resource units in the resource zone, which are neither occupied by the common reference signal nor located
at the last OFDM symbol of the resource zone;

or
wherein in a case that a Code Division Multiplexing-Time, CDM-T, mode is adopted for the demodulation reference signal and
a number of OFDM symbols covered by a resource zone occupied by a Relay-Physical Downlink Control Channel, R-PDCCH, over the
backhaul link is larger than 2, and wherein the selecting the resource units in the resource zone, which are neither occupied
by the common reference signal nor located at the last OFDM symbol of the resource zone comprises:

searching the resource zone occupied by the R-PDSCH for resource units in an LTE system for transmission of the demodulation
reference signal;

translating the located resource units at last two OFDM symbols of the resource zone occupied by the R-PDSCH onto resource
units in the resource zone occupied by the R-PDSCH, which are not occupied by the common reference signal; and

selecting the translated resource units as the resource units in the resource zone, which are neither occupied by the common
reference signal nor located at the last OFDM symbol of the resource zone.

US Pat. No. 9,369,877

BASE STATION AND METHOD FOR PERFORMING TDD BASE STATION UPLINK/DOWNLINK SUBFRAME CONFIGURATION

CHINA ACADEMY OF TELECOMM...

1. A method of configuring TDD uplink-downlink subframes for base stations, wherein the method comprises:
determining a coupling loss between every two of the base stations in a preset region;
clustering the base stations in the preset region according to the coupling loss between every two of the base stations;
the base stations configuring TDD uplink-downlink subframes according to results of clustering, wherein the base stations
in a same cluster are configured with a same TDD uplink-downlink subframe configuration, and the base stations in different
clusters are configured with a same TDD uplink-downlink subframe configuration or different TDD uplink-downlink subframe configurations;
and

combining clusters, including at least two base stations and having at least one common base station, into a same cluster,
and maintaining clusters including only one base station and clusters, including at least two base stations and having no
base station in common with any other cluster, to obtain the results of clustering.

US Pat. No. 9,344,164

METHOD, SYSTEM AND DEVICE FOR FEEDING BACK AND RECEIVING PMI

CHINA ACADEMY OF TELECOMM...

1. A method for feeding back a Pre-coding Matrix Indicator, PMI, wherein the method comprises:
determining PMIs to be fed back including horizontal PMIs and vertical PMIs, or horizontal and vertical joint PMIs; and
feeding back the determined PMIs in a non-periodical Channel State Information, CSI, feedback mode or a periodical CSI feedback
mode;

wherein in a case that the PMIs comprise horizontal PMIs and vertical PMIs; and
in the periodical CSI feedback mode,
the horizontal PMIs and the vertical PMIs are fed back only in the same sub-frame;
the horizontal PMIs and the vertical PMIs are fed back in the same sub-frame or different sub-frames; or
the horizontal PMIs and the vertical PMIs are fed back only in different sub-frames;
wherein if the horizontal PMIs and the vertical PMIs are fed back only in the same sub-frame in the periodical CSI feedback
mode, then the horizontal PMIs and the vertical PMIs are fed back in the same sub-frame together with corresponding Channel
Quality Indicators, CQIs;

wherein the horizontal PMIs and the vertical PMIs are fed back in the same sub-frame or different sub-frames in the periodical
CSI feedback mode; and

if the horizontal PMIs and the vertical PMIs are fed back in the same sub-frame, then there is also corresponding CQI information
in the sub-frame in which the horizontal PMIs and the vertical PMIs are fed back, and

if the horizontal PMIs and the vertical PMIs are fed back in different sub-frames, then there is also corresponding CQI information
in the sub-frame in which the horizontal PMIs are fed back and/or corresponding CQI information in the sub-frame in which
the vertical PMIs are fed back,

wherein CQIs corresponding to the horizontal PMIs are determined from the horizontal PMIs, or the horizontal PMIs and the
vertical PMIs; and

CQIs corresponding to the vertical PMIs are determined from the vertical PMIs, or the horizontal PMIs and the vertical PMIs;
wherein if the horizontal PMIs and the vertical PMIs are fed back only in different sub-frames in the periodical CSI feedback
mode, then there is also corresponding CQI information in the sub-frame in which the horizontal PMIs are fed back and/or there
is also corresponding CQI information in the sub-frame in which the vertical PMIs are fed back,

wherein CQIs corresponding to the horizontal PMIs are determined from the horizontal PMIs, or the horizontal PMIs and the
vertical PMIs; and

CQIs corresponding to the vertical PMIs are determined from the vertical PMIs, or the horizontal PMIs and the vertical PMIs.

US Pat. No. 9,165,462

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR TRAFFIC CONTROL

CHINA ACADEMY OF TELECOMM...

1. A traffic control system, comprising:
two wireless sensor nodes, respectively on both sides of a road, configured to determine the strengths of a wireless signal
transmitted from a sensor terminal carried by a user upon obtaining the wireless signal transmitted from the sensor terminal
and to notify an information processing module of the determined strengths; and

the information processing module configured to determine changes in strength of the wireless signal according to the strengths
of the wireless signal determined by the wireless sensor nodes, to detect the progress of the user and to control the status
of traffic signal lamps according to the changes in strength.

US Pat. No. 9,271,259

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR TESTING MOVING SPEED OF TERMINAL

CHINA ACADEMY OF TELECOMM...

1. A method for testing a moving speed of a terminal, wherein the method comprises:
receiving, by a receiving end, a signal comprising a pilot sequence transmitted by a transmitting end;
determining, by the receiving end, a time-domain channel estimation value corresponding to each pilot symbol being transmitted,
in the pilot sequence according to a known pilot sequence and the signal comprising the pilot sequence and selecting a delay
path according to the time-domain channel estimation values; and

determining, by the receiving end, the moving speed of the terminal according to the delay path selected in a preset length
of time;

wherein before determining, by the receiving end, the time-domain channel estimation value corresponding to each pilot symbol
being transmitted, in the pilot sequence according to the known pilot sequence and the signal comprising the pilot sequence
and selecting the delay path according to the time-domain channel estimation values, the method further comprises:

determining, by the receiving end, noise power when the signal comprising the pilot sequence is received, and determining
a signal to noise ratio corresponding to the noise power according to the noise power; and determining that the signal to
noise ratio is above a first preset threshold.

US Pat. No. 9,049,614

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR HANDLING MOBILITY MANAGEMENT CONTEXT

CHINA ACADEMY OF TELECOMM...

1. A method for handling a mobility management context, the method comprising:
starting, by a network-side device, a first context timer for a terminal after a network is congested and a request from the
terminal is rejected;

keeping, by the network-side device, a mobility management context corresponding to the terminal if the request from the terminal
is received and accepted before the first context timer expires; and

deleting, by the network-side device, the mobility management context corresponding to the terminal if the request from the
terminal is not received or the request from the terminal is received but not accepted before the first context timer expires;

wherein before starting, by the network-side device, the first context timer for the terminal after the network is congested
and the request from the terminal is rejected, the method further comprises:

sending, by the network-side device, to the terminal a mobility management back-off timer to instruct the terminal to retransmit
a request to the network-side device after the mobility management back-off timer expires,

wherein the value of the first context timer is longer than that of the mobility management back-off timer.

US Pat. No. 9,591,641

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR SCHEDULING SLOT RESOURCES

CHINA ACADEMY OF TELECOMM...

1. A method for scheduling slot resources, comprising:
storing, by a first node, upon reception of each new data packet transmitted by a higher layer, the new data packet and maintaining
a remaining transmission time of the new data packet according to a transmission delay corresponding to the new data packet;
and

making, by the first node, a judgement on slot resource sequentially for each stored data packet with the remaining transmission
time more than or equal to the remaining transmission time of the new data packet in an ascending order of the remaining transmission
time starting with the new data packet, requesting a new slot resource when it is determined that the number of data packets
to be transmitted is more than the number of slots currently used by the first node in the remaining transmission time corresponding
to any data packet;

wherein requesting a new slot resource upon determining that the number of data packets to be transmitted is more than the
number of slots currently used by the first node in the remaining transmission time corresponding to the any data packet,
in a process of making, by the first node, a judgement on slot resource for any data packet, comprises:

judging, by the first node, from locally maintained slot state information, whether there are idle slots in the system before
the remaining transmission time corresponding to the data packet, for which a judgement on slot resource is made, expires;
and

If so, then selecting one of the idle slots as a newly requested slot;
otherwise, discarding the data packet for which the judgement on slot resource is made, and stopping making a judgement on
slot resource for a subsequent data packet; or

reserving the data packet for which the judgement on slot resource is made, terminating a slot requesting process for the
data packet for which the judgement on slot resource is made, and continuing making a judgement on slot resource for a subsequent
data packet; or

selecting a low-priority data packet, with the remaining transmission time less than that of the data packet for which the
judgement on slot resource is made and a priority lower than that of the data packet for which the judgement on slot resource
is made, from the stored data packets, and deleting the selected low-priority data packet from a buffer; or

when a delay margin corresponding to the data packet for which the judgement on slot resource is made is set and the delay
margin is not 0, updating the remaining transmission time corresponding to the data packet, for which the judgement on slot
resource is made, with the length of time indicated by the delay margin, and selecting an idle slot in an updated remaining
transmission time as a newly requested slot, wherein if there is still no idle slot in the updated remaining time, the data
packet, for which the judgement on slot resource is made, is discarded, and no judgement on slot resource is made for a subsequent
data packet; or the data packet, for which the judgement on slot resource is made, is reserved, the slot requesting process
for the data packet, for which the judgement on slot resource is made, is terminated, and a judgement on slot resource is
further made for a subsequent data packet; or a low-priority data packet, with the remaining transmission time less than that
of the data packet for which the judgement on slot resource is made and a priority lower than that of the data packet for
which the judgement on slot resource is made, is selected from the stored data packets, and the selected low-priority data
packet is deleted from a buffer.

US Pat. No. 9,455,819

METHOD, SYSTEM AND APPARATUS FOR SENDING AND RECEIVING FEEDBACK INFORMATION

China Academy of Telecomm...

1. A method of sending feedback information, comprising:
determining, by a user equipment, a dedicated feedback timing; and
sending, by the user equipment, feedback information, corresponding to downlink data, on a primary carrier according to the
determined dedicated feedback timing,

wherein the user equipment is a user equipment which is configured with carrier aggregation with different Time Division Duplex
(TDD) uplink-downlink configurations, and wherein the dedicated feedback timing is one of feedback timings supported by a
Release 8 Long Term Evolution (Rel-8 LTE) TDD system;

wherein before the user equipment sends the feedback information, the method further comprises a step of:
determining the number of bits of the feedback information by means of Formula 2 of:

wherein N is the number of bits of the feedback information, MXDL is the number of downlink subframes among M subframes on a carrier X, determined according to the dedicated feedback timing,
for which the feedback information needs to be transmitted in a same uplink subframe, C is the number of aggregated carriers,
and if a single-codeword transmission mode is configured for downlink or spatial bundling of the feedback information is configured
on the carrier X, then TBX=1, otherwise TBX=2.

US Pat. No. 9,219,624

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR REPORTING ANTENNA CALIBRATION INFORMATION AND DETERMINING ANTENNA CALIBRATION FACTOR

CHINA ACADEMY OF TELECOMM...

1. A method for reporting antenna calibration information, comprising:
estimating, by a User Equipment, UE, an equivalent downlink baseband channel from each of a plurality of antennas of a base
station to an antenna of the UE;

determining, by the UE, an amplitude response ?k and a delay value ?k to be reported according to the equivalent downlink baseband channel; and

reporting, by the UE, ?k and ?k to the base station;

wherein determining, by the UE, ?k according to the equivalent downlink baseband channel comprises:

measuring, by the UE, an equivalent downlink baseband channel from a transmission antenna at each of a number N of frequencies
f in a frequency band specified by the base station to the antenna of the UE, and calculating ?k according to HkDL(fi) by:

linearly fitting phases of HkDL(fi) of the N frequencies, and taking the slope of a straight line resulting from the fitting divided by 2? as an estimation
value of ?k; or

measuring, by the UE, an equivalent downlink baseband channel from a transmission antenna at each of a number N of frequencies
f in a frequency band specified by the base station to the antenna of the UE, linearly fitting phases of


 of the N frequencies taking the first antenna as a reference point, and taking the slope of a straight line resulting from
the fitting divided by 2? as ?k??1, and then taking ?k??1 as ?k; and

wherein HkDL(fi) is an equivalent downlink baseband channel from the kth transmission antenna at the ith frequency to the antenna of the UE.

US Pat. No. 9,603,133

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR CONFIGURING UPLINK CONTROL CHANNEL RESOURCES IN MULTI-ANTENNA SCENE

China Academy Of Telecomm...

1. A method for configuring uplink control channel resources under a multi-antenna scene, comprising:
receiving, by a terminal equipment provided with multiple antennae, downlink control information carrying acknowledgement
resource indicator (ARI) information, wherein the downlink control information is sent by a network side equipment;

selecting, by the terminal equipment, one or more channel resource groups or one or more channel resources corresponding to
the ARI information out of an initial channel resource set configured by the network side equipment, wherein the initial channel
resource set includes multiple channel resource groups or multiple channel resources; and

determining, by the terminal equipment, the channel resources in the selected channel resource group(s) as uplink control
channel resources for multi-antenna transmission, or determining the selected channel resource(s) and other channel resource(s)
determined by the selected channel resource(s) and one or more offset values as uplink control channel resources for multi-antenna
transmission,

when the terminal equipment cannot use the implicit resource(s) corresponding to the PDCCH CCE or a physical uplink control
channel (PUCCH) format 3 is used to transmit feedback information, the specific size of ARI information is ?log2 N? bits, and different values of the ARI information correspond to respective channel resource groups or respective channel
resources within the initial channel resource set,

wherein N is a number of channel resource groups or channel resources within the initial channel resource set configured b
the network side equipment.

US Pat. No. 9,210,553

MANAGEMENT METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR CLOSED SUBSCRIBER GROUP WHITE LIST

CHINA ACADEMY OF TELECOMM...

1. A method for managing a White Closed subscriber group List, WCL, wherein the method comprises:
a User Equipment, UE, obtaining an Operator Closed subscriber group List, OCL, and/or an Allowed Closed subscriber group List,
ACL, updated by a network side; and

the UE generating the WCL from the updated OCL and/or ACL,
wherein when the UE obtains the OCL updated by the network side, the UE generating the WCL from the updated OCL which comprises:
the UE putting a Closed Subscriber Group Identifier, CSG ID, or IDs belonging to both the ACL and the updated OCL into the
WCL in which a CSG ID or IDs belonging to the ACL but not the updated OCL is/are not included; and

when the UE obtains the ACL updated by the network side, the UE generating the WCL from the updated ACL which comprises:
the UE putting a Closed Subscriber Group Identifier, CSG ID, or IDs belonging to both the OCL and the updated ACL into the
WCL in which a CSG ID or IDs belonging to the OCL but not the updated ACL is/are not included.

US Pat. No. 9,210,634

INTERFERENCE INFORMATION PROCESSING METHOD AND DEVICE

China Academy of Telecomm...

1. A method for processing interference information, comprising:
determining, by a user terminal, completion of reestablishment of a Radio Resource Control (RRC) connection; and
reporting, by the user terminal, interference indication information to a target cell repeatedly, in a case that the user
terminal has reported the interference indication information before the reestablishment of the RRC connection,

wherein the target cell is a cell among cells to which the user terminal is to connect by the reestablishment of the RRC connection
or is to connect by handover, except a source cell that is currently providing service to the user terminal; and

wherein the interference indication information is information that is used to prevent the user terminal from being switched
to interference frequency bands.

US Pat. No. 9,374,814

DCI TRANSMISSION METHOD AND DEVICE UNDER CROSS-BAND CARRIER AGGREGATION

CHINA ACADEMY OF TELECOMM...

1. A method of transmitting Downlink Control Information (DCI), wherein the method comprises:
judging, by a User Equipment (UE), under a predefined rule or from configuration information signaled in higher-layer signaling
whether a DCI format of a Physical Downlink Control Channel (PDCCH) for scheduling a Physical Uplink Shared Channel (PUSCH)
is to contain an Uplink (UL) index and/or a Downlink Assignment Index (DAI); and

further determining, by the UE, according to a result of the judging, the number of transmitted bits in a DCI format of a
PDCCH to be detected in a current downlink sub-frame, and detecting the PDCCH according to the determined number of transmitted
bits in the DCI format, wherein carriers aggregated for the UE comprise at least two carriers with different Time Division
Duplex (TDD) uplink/downlink configurations, and the TDD uplink/downlink configurations of the carriers are signaled in system
information.

US Pat. No. 9,160,512

SEMI-PERSISTENT SCHEDULING METHOD AND APPARATUS

CHINA ACADEMY OF TELECOMM...

1. A method for Semi-Persistent Scheduling, SPS, transmission, comprising:
determining, by a User Equipment, UE, a Multimedia Broadcast multicast service Single Frequency Network, MBSFN, sub-frame;
and

receiving, by the UE, an SPS transmission data packet in the MBSFN sub-frame, wherein receiving by the UE an SPS transmission
data packet in the MBSFN sub-frame comprises:

receiving, by the UE, in the MBSFN sub-frame and decoding a data packet, borne over a Physical Downlink Shared Channel, PDSCH,
transmitted over a configured downlink assignment by an evolved NodeB, eNB, and transmitting Non-Acknowledgement, NACK, information
to the evolved NodeB, eNB, upon decoding in error;

discarding, by the UE, the data packet transmitted by the eNB; or judging, by the UE, whether to discard the data packet,
and if so, then discarding the data packet; otherwise, reserving the data packet; and

receiving, by the UE, a retransmitted data packet for the data packet transmitted from the eNB and decoding it in combination
with the data packet decoded in error to obtain PDSCH transmitted unicast service data.

US Pat. No. 9,225,447

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR TRANSMITTING APERIODIC SRS IN TDD SYSTEM

China Academy of Telecomm...

1. A method for transmitting aperiodic sounding reference signal (SRS) in time division duplex (TDD) system, comprising:
when receiving a message on activating aperiodic SRS sent by an equipment at network side, a terminal equipment determines
whether the subframe in which aperiodic SRS will be sent is a special subframe according to a first strategy;

when the terminal equipment determines that the subframe in which aperiodic SRS will be sent is the special frame, the terminal
equipment sends the aperiodic SRS to the equipment at network side through corresponding symbols of uplink pilot time-slot
in the special subframe according to a second strategy;

wherein, the first strategy comprising:
the terminal equipment treats the special subframe as a single SRS subframe to time aperiodic SRS; or,
the terminal equipment treats each symbol comprised in uplink pilot time-slot of the special subframe as an independent opportunity
for sending aperiodic SRS to time aperiodic SRS.

US Pat. No. 9,210,696

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR PROCESSING UCI AND METHOD FOR TRANSMISSION THEREOF BASED ON MIMO SYSTEM

China Academy of Telecomm...

1. A method for processing uplink control information (UCI) based on a multiple input multiple output (MIMO) system, which
comprises:
repeating Acknowledgement/Negative Acknowledgement (ACK/NACK) source bits and/or rank indicator (RI) source bits in the uplink
control information to form M groups, with each group corresponding to a code word, wherein, M is the total number of code
words;

performing channel coding on the ACK/NACK source bits and/or RI source bits corresponding to each code word to obtain QACK*Li output bits, wherein, QACK is the number of channel coding output bits corresponding to each layer in a certain code word, L is the total number of layers,
and the number of layer corresponding to the ith code word is Li; and

multiplexing and interleaving the output bits and the data bits of the corresponding code word;
wherein, the channel coding mode is determined in accordance with the number of ACK/NACK source bits and/or RI source bits
corresponding to each code word and the ACK/NACK source bits and/or RI source bits are coded with the determined coding modes,

wherein, if the number of the ACK/NACK source bits and/or RI source bits is smaller than A, such source bits are coded repeatedly
after inserting one or more placeholders to obtain QACK output bits;

if the number of the ACK/NACK source bits and/or RI source bits is greater than or equal to A, and smaller than or equal to
B, a RM (32, O) code is adopted for channel coding; if QACK>32 the coded bits are cycled and repeated to obtain QACK output bits; and

if the number of the ACK/NACK source bits and/or RI source bits is greater than B, a convolutional code is adopted for coding
channels to obtain QACK output bits;

wherein, A

US Pat. No. 10,045,378

CHANNEL MONITORING METHOD AND DEVICE

China Academy Of Telecomm...

1. A channel monitoring method, comprising steps of:determining, by a device, a starting time point of Clear Channel Assessment (CCA) detection for monitoring a channel before data transmission and a required duration within which a CCA detection result indicates that the channel is clear in a manner identical to all other devices belonging to an operator that the device belongs to; and
monitoring, by the device, the channel on an unlicensed frequency band in accordance with the starting time point and the required duration,
wherein the step of determining, by the device, the required duration within which the CCA detection result indicates that the channel is clear comprises: determining, by the device, the required duration within which the CCA detection result indicates that the channel is clear in accordance with a predetermined rule,
wherein the step of determining, by the device, the required duration within which the CCA detection result indicates that the channel is clear in accordance with the predetermined rule comprises determining, by the device, the required duration within which the CCA detection result indicates that the channel is clear through one of the following formulae: T_CCA=mod(T/N) and T_CCA=mod(T*PLMN/N), where T_CCA represents the required duration within which the CCA detection result indicates that the channel is clear, T represents an absolute time period, N represents a maximum quantized value of a predetermined duration within which the CCA detection result indicates that the channel is clear, and PLMN represents a Public Land Mobile Network identifier of an operator to which the device belongs.

US Pat. No. 9,173,166

METHOD AND NETWORK-SIDE DEVICE FOR OPTIMIZING ACTIVATION/DEACTIVATION OF ISR

CHINA ACADEMY OF TELECOMM...

1. A method for optimizing activation of Idle State Signalling Reduction, ISR, comprising:
receiving, by a first network entity, a Context Request message transmitted from a second network entity and deciding to activate
ISR in an area update procedure of the UE, wherein the first network entity belongs to a first network and the second network
entity belongs to a second network;

transmitting, by the first network entity, a decision result to the second network entity, and the second network entity instructing
the UE to activate ISR in response to the received decision result; and

restarting, by the first network entity, an implicit detach timer corresponding to the UE when an ISR activation acknowledge
is returned from the second network entity.

US Pat. No. 9,974,076

METHOD, DEVICE AND SYSTEM FOR TRANSMITTING UPLINK INFORMATION

China Academy of Telecomm...

1. A method for transmitting uplink information, comprising:determining, by a User Equipment (UE), from transmitting nodes connected therewith an uplink transmitting node to which uplink information of the UE needs to be transmitted currently;
determining, by the UE, an instance of time to enable the currently determined uplink transmitting node; and
transmitting, by the UE, the uplink information to the currently determined uplink transmitting node after the instance of time to enable the currently determined uplink transmitting node arrives;
wherein the determining, by the UE, the uplink transmitting node to which uplink information of the UE needs to be transmitted currently comprises:
selecting, by the UE, from the transmitting nodes connected therewith a transmitting node satisfying a preset determination criterion as the currently determined uplink transmitting node; or
determining, by the UE, a transmitting node serving a cell corresponding to identifier information signaled by a macro base station as the currently determined uplink transmitting node upon reception of the identifier information, wherein the identifier information comprises identifier information of one or more cells corresponding to the uplink transmitting node selected by the macro base station for the UE; or
determining, by the UE, the uplink transmitting node to which uplink information of the UE needs to be transmitted currently, according to a rule prescribed between the UE and the macro base station;
wherein after the UE selects the transmitting node satisfying the preset determination criterion as the currently determined uplink transmitting node and before the UE determines the instance of time to enable the currently determined uplink transmitting node, the method further comprises:
signaling, by the UE, the currently determined uplink transmitting node to the macro base station in higher-layer signaling upon determining that the currently determined uplink transmitting node is different from a lastly determined uplink transmitting node, wherein the higher-layer signaling carries the identifier information of the one or more cells corresponding to the currently determined uplink transmitting node;
wherein the identifier information is an index number of the cell; or the identifier information is a combination of a downlink (DL) frequency and a Physical Cell Identifier (PCI); or the identifier information is an ECGI.

US Pat. No. 10,021,726

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR IMPLEMENTING PROXIMITY COMMUNICATION SERVICE

CHINA ACADEMY OF TELECOMM...

1. A method for implementing a proximity communication service, comprising steps of:receiving a request for the proximity communication service from a User Equipment (UE);
in accordance with the request for the proximity communication service from the UE, determining a proximity communication service identifier obtained when the UE subscribes for the proximity communication service; and
in accordance with the proximity communication service identifier of the UE, implementing the proximity communication service,
wherein the step of receiving the request for the proximity communication service from the UE comprises receiving, by a proximity communication service server, the request for the proximity communication service from the UE, or receiving, by the proximity communication service server, the request for the proximity communication service forwarded by an MME after it receives the request for the proximity communication service from the UE, and
the step of, in accordance with the proximity communication service identifier of the UE, implementing the proximity communication service comprises: implementing, by the proximity communication service server, the proximity communication service of the UE in accordance with the proximity communication service identifier of the UE,
wherein the step of receiving, by the proximity communication service server, the request for the proximity communication service from the UE comprises receiving, by the proximity communication service server, a user search request from the UE, the proximity communication service identifier of the UE, a proximity communication service identifier of a target UE and an application identifier for triggering the search being carried in the search request, and
the step of implementing, by the proximity communication service server, the proximity communication service of the UE in accordance with the proximity communication service identifier of the UE comprises: after the proximity communication service server determines that the application is allowed to use the proximity communication service in accordance with the application identifier, sending, by the proximity communication service server, the user search request to a proximity communication service server of the target UE, and receiving, by the proximity communication service server of the UE, a current position of the target UE returned by the proximity communication service server of the target UE after it determines that the target UE is allowed to be discovered in accordance with the proximity communication service identifier of the target UE; and returning, by the proximity communication service server, a discovery result to the UE after determining whether or not the target UE can be discovered in accordance with positions of the two UEs, or,
the step of receiving, by the proximity communication service server, the request for the proximity communication service from the UE comprises receiving, by the proximity communication service server, a user search request from the UE, the proximity communication service identifier of the UE, an application layer user identifier of a target UE and an application identifier for triggering the search being carried in the search request, and
the step of implementing, by the proximity communication service server, the proximity communication service of the UE in accordance with the proximity communication service identifier of the UE comprises: inquiring, by the proximity communication service server, a Domain Name Service (DNS) Server in accordance with the application layer user identifier of the target UE, or acquiring the proximity communication service identifier of the target UE in accordance with an application server identified with the application identifier; sending the search request to a proximity communication service server of the target UE, by the proximity communication service server after it determines that the application is allowed to use the proximity communication service in accordance with the application identifier, and receiving, by the proximity communication service server of the UE, a current position of the target UE returned by the proximity communication service server of the target UE after it determines that the target UE is allowed to be discovered in accordance with the proximity communication service identifier of the target UE; and returning, by the proximity communication service server, a discovery result to the UE after determining whether or not the target UE can be discovered in accordance with positions of the two UEs.

US Pat. No. 9,585,131

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR TRANSMITTING UPLINK CONTROL INFORMATION (UCI)

China Academy of Telecomm...

1. A method for transmitting Uplink Control Information, UCI, wherein the method comprises:
determining, by a user equipment, a minimum number Bmin of feedback bits and/or a maximum number Bmax of feedback bits of Acknowledgement, ACK/Non-Acknowledgement, NACK, in a current subframe;

selecting, by the user equipment, a downlink carrier and judging a relationship between a number C of feedback bits for judgment
corresponding to a Channel State Information, CSI, reporting type of the downlink carrier, and a threshold number A of concurrently
transmitted UCI bits in the current subframe and Bmin and/or Bmax;

when a result of the judgment by the user equipment is C>A?Bmin, generating, by the user equipment, Bmax bits of ACK/NACK feedback information and transmitting the generated ACK/NACK feedback information on a corresponding channel
resource in the current subframe;

when the result of the judgment by the user equipment is C?A?Bmax, generating, by the user equipment, Bmax bits of ACK/NACK feedback information and C bits of CSI feedback information and transmitting the generated ACK/NACK feedback
information and CSI feedback information concurrently on a corresponding channel resource in the current subframe;

when the result of the judgment by the user equipment is C>A?Bmax and C?A?Bmin, generating, by the user equipment, C bits of CSI feedback information, spatially bundling ACK/NACK feedback information
of all or a part of downlink carriers with multi-codeword transmission and transmitting the generated spatially-bundled ACK/NACK
feedback information and CSI feedback information concurrently on a corresponding channel resource in the current subframe,
wherein a number of bits of the spatially-bundled ACK/NACK feedback information does not exceed a value of A?C;

wherein determining, by the user equipment, the minimum number Bmin of feedback bits and/or the maximum number Bmax of feedback bits of ACK/NACK in the current subframe comprises:

determining, by the user equipment, Bmin according to a number N of configured carriers and a number Mi of downlink subframes, on each carrier i, for which ACK/NACK needs to be fed back in the current subframe in accordance with
the following equation:


and/or
determining, by the user equipment, Bmax according to a number N of configured carriers, a transmission mode of each configured carrier and a number Mi of downlink subframes, on each carrier i, for which ACK/NACK needs to be fed back in the current subframe in accordance with
the following equation:


wherein Ci takes a value under the following rule:

for a carrier with single-codeword transmission, Ci=1, and for a carrier with multi-codeword transmission, Ci=2; or

for a carrier with single-codeword transmission or for a carrier with multi-codeword transmission and spatial bundling, Ci=1, and for a carrier with multi-codeword transmission and without spatial bundling, Ci=2;

wherein Mi represents the number of downlink subframes, on the carrier i, for which ACK/NACK needs to be fed back in the current subframe,
and it takes a value under the following rule: for a Frequency Division Duplex, FDD, system, Mi=1; and for a Time Division Duplex, TDD, system, Mi corresponding to different aggregated carriers take the same or different values.

US Pat. No. 9,515,782

HARQ FEEDBACK IMPLEMENTATION METHOD AND DEVICE

CHINA ACADEMY OF TELECOMM...

1. A Hybrid Automatic Repeat ReQuest (HARQ) feedback method, comprising:
determining a Time Division Duplex (TDD) uplink-downlink reference configuration used to provide HARQ feedback for Physical
Downlink Shared Channel (PDSCH) of a Frequency Division Duplex (FDD) downlink carrier;

dividing all downlink sub-frames of the FDD downlink carrier into two types according to the TDD uplink-downlink reference
configuration, wherein a first type of downlink sub-frames correspond to the downlink sub-frames or special sub-frames in
the TDD uplink-downlink reference configuration, and a second type of downlink sub-frames correspond to uplink sub-frames
in the TDD uplink-downlink reference configuration; and

feeding back Acknowledgement/Negative Acknowledgement (ACK/NACK) information corresponding to the first type of downlink sub-frames
according to a PDSCH HARQ feedback timing corresponding to the TDD uplink-downlink reference configuration; and
feeding back ACK/NACK information, corresponding to downlink sub-frame m in the second type of downlink sub-frames, in a first
uplink sub-frame in the TDD uplink-downlink reference configuration after sub-frame m+3 and satisfying a preset condition,
wherein m is an integer.

US Pat. No. 9,282,478

METHOD, SYSTEM AND DEVICE FOR TRIGGERING AND PERFORMING SPECTRUM SENSING

China Academy of Telecomm...

13. A device for performing spectrum sensing, comprising:
a first determining module configured to judge whether or not a channel quality has declined to a requirement for performing
in-band spectrum sensing; and

a sensing module configured to perform in-band spectrum sensing when it is determined that the channel quality has declined
to the requirement for performing in-band spectrum sensing.

US Pat. No. 9,860,889

METHODS FOR INDICATING AND DETERMINING UPLINK/DOWNLINK CONFIGURATION, BASE STATION AND TERMINAL

CHINA ACADEMY OF TELECOMM...

1. A method for indicating uplink/downlink configuration, comprising steps of:
determining, by a base station, uplink/downlink configuration information; and
transmitting, by the base station, the uplink/downlink configuration information to at least one terminal via a Downlink Control
Indicator (DCI) message, so that the at least one terminal parses the DCI message in accordance with predetermined DCI configuration
information and determines its own uplink/downlink configuration from the DCI message, the DCI message comprising at least
one uplink/downlink configuration information domain, at least one of the uplink/downlink configuration information domains
in the DCI message being parsed by the at least one terminal, the uplink/downlink configuration information domain being configured
to carry the uplink/downlink configuration information,

wherein the DCI configuration information further comprises a length of a valid information domain in the DCI message, or
a length of a vacant region in the DCI message.

US Pat. No. 9,585,107

PHR PROCESSING METHOD AND DEVICE IN CARRIER AGGREGATION SYSTEM

China Academy Of Telecomm...

1. A power headroom reporting (PHR) processing method in a carrier aggregation system, comprising:
acquiring, at user equipment, a pathloss change corresponding to an uplink carrier which is in an activation state at present;
determining, by said user equipment based on said pathloss change, whether a PHR is to be triggered or not;
acquiring power headroom (PH) information to be reported and reporting said PH information, by said user equipment, if said
user equipment determines that said PHR is to be triggered;

wherein a prohibitPHR-Timer and a periodicPHR-Timer are maintained per user equipment, and said determining, by said user
equipment based on said pathloss change, whether a PHR is to be triggered or not comprises:

determining, by said user equipment based on said pathloss change, whether preset trigger conditions are met, if said user
equipment has a new uplink grant (UL Grant) on an uplink carrier, wherein the preset trigger conditions comprise:

said prohibitPHR-Timer times out, and a pathloss change of at least one uplink carrier in said activation state from the most
recent PHR exceeds a preset threshold;

said periodicPHR-Timer times out; and
a PHR function is configured or reconfigured; and
triggering said PHR if one or several of the preset trigger conditions are met; otherwise, not triggering said PHR; and
wherein said acquiring PH information to be reported and reporting said PH information, by said user equipment comprises:
acquiring, by said user equipment, PH information of all uplink carriers in said activation state and making, by said user
equipment, said PH information to be carried in a PHR media access control control element (MAC CE) and reported to a network
side.

US Pat. No. 9,532,395

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR DEVICE TO DEVICE (D2D) COMMUNICATION

CHINA ACADEMY OF TELECOMM...

1. A method for controlling a User Equipment (UE), the method comprising:
receiving, by a Mobility Management Entity (MME), a Device to Device (D2D) request message of a UE transmitted by an evolved
Node B (eNB), determining, according to the D2D request message, requested D2D features, determining acceptable one of the
requested D2D features and transmitting an accepted D2D feature to the eNB; and

upon reception of the accepted D2D feature transmitted by the MME, judging, by the eNB, whether to accept the D2D request
of the UE, and if the eNB determines to accept the D2D request, then configuring by the eNB, resource and instructing the
UE to perform configuration of the accepted D2D feature; if the eNB determines not to accept the D2D request, rejecting, by
the eNB, the D2D request of the UE.

US Pat. No. 9,603,075

METHOD, DEVICE AND SYSTEM FOR RECONFIGURING AGGREGATION CELL

CHINA ACADEMY OF TELECOMM...

1. A method for reconfiguring aggregated cell, comprising:
a network side device judges whether the aggregated cell of a user equipment (UE) needs to be changed in the cell set in which
the carriers can be aggregated;

when the judgment result is that the change is needed, the network side device transmits a radio resource control (RRC) connection
reconfiguration message to the UE, and the RRC connection reconfiguration message carries the change information of the aggregated
cell of the UE;

the UE receives the RRC connection reconfiguration message, and reconfigures the aggregated cell according to the RRC connection
reconfiguration message; wherein

the aggregated cell of the UE changes in the cell set in which the carriers can be aggregated, comprising one or several of
the following contents:

the main serving cell of the UE changes in the cell set in which the carriers can be aggregated; the serving cell of the UE
changes in the cell set in which the carriers can be aggregated; the anchor cell of the UE changes in the cell set in which
the carriers can be aggregated; all or part of aggregated cells of the UE change in the cell set in which the carriers can
be aggregated.

US Pat. No. 9,516,644

METHOD FOR RESOURCE ALLOCATION OF BACKHAUL LINK CONTROL CHANNEL INFORMATION AND DEVICE THEREFOR

China Academy Of Telecomm...

1. A method for resource allocation of backhaul link control channel information, comprising the following steps:
configuring remaining Resource Elements (REs) which are not occupied by a Channel State Information Reference Signal (CSI-RS)
and/or a Demodulation Reference Signal (DM-RS) in an Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing (OFDM) symbol, by a sending
terminal equipment for sending the backhaul link control channel information, as a Resource Element Group (REG), wherein the
OFDM symbol contains REs for transmitting the CSI-RS and/or the DM-RS in a physical resource block; and

discarding the remaining REs which do not constitute the REG in the OFDM symbol, by the sending terminal equipment for sending
the backhaul link control channel information, and transmitting the backhaul link control channel information through the
REG or discarding the REG,

wherein the configuring remaining Resource Elements (REs) which are not occupied by a Channel State Information Reference
Signal (CSI-RS) and/or a Demodulation Reference Signal (DM-RS) in an Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing (OFDM) symbol,
by a sending terminal equipment for sending the backhaul link control channel information, as a Resource Element Group (REG)
comprises:

configuring, by the sending terminal equipment, remaining REs in an OFDM symbol as the REG, wherein the OFDM symbol that is
contained in a physical resource block only includes REs for transmitting the CSI-RS and neighboring OFDM symbols of the OFDM
symbol do not include REs for transmitting the CSI-RS; and/or

configuring, by the sending terminal equipment, remaining REs in two neighboring OFDM symbols as the REG, wherein the two
neighboring OFDM symbols that are contained in the physical resource block include REs for transmitting the CSI-RS and/or
the DM-RS,

wherein the configuring, by the sending terminal equipment, remaining REs in an OFDM symbol as the REG, wherein the OFDM symbol
that is contained in a physical resource block only includes REs for transmitting the CSI-RS and neighboring OFDM symbols
of the OFDM symbol do not include REs for transmitting the CSI-RS comprises:

configuring, by the sending terminal equipment, every four remaining REs as one REG, and determining other remaining REs as
REs which do not constitute the REG, when one physical resource block only contains the REs for transmitting the CSI-RS and
a number of remaining REs in one OFDM symbol within neighboring OFDM symbols which does not contain the REs for transmitting
the CSI-RS is larger than four; or

configuring, by the sending terminal equipment, entirely remaining REs in one OFDM symbol as REs which do not constitute the
REG in the OFDM symbol, when one physical resource block only contains the REs for transmitting the CSI-RS and a number of
REs in the OFDM symbol within neighboring OFDM symbols which does not contain the REs for transmitting the CSI-RS is smaller
than four; and

wherein the configuring, by the sending terminal equipment, remaining REs in two neighboring OFDM symbols as the REG, wherein
the two neighboring OFDM symbols that are contained in the physical resource block include REs for transmitting the CSI-RS
and/or the DM-RS comprises:

configuring every four REs in OFDM symbols whose number of REs is larger than four, by the sending terminal equipment, as
one REG, when a number of REs in one OFDM symbol is larger than four and a number of REs in the other OFDM symbol is smaller
than four within two neighboring OFDM symbols which contain the REs for transmitting the CSI-RS and/or the DM-RS in one physical
resource block; and configuring four remaining REs in the two neighboring OFDM symbols, by the sending terminal equipment,
as the REG and determining other remaining REs in the two neighboring OFDM symbols as remaining REs which do not constitute
the REG in the two neighboring OFDM symbols, when a sum of a number of the remaining REs in the OFDM symbol whose number is
larger than four after constituting the REG and a number of the remaining REs in the other OFDM symbol whose number is smaller
than four is larger than four; or

configuring every four REs in two neighboring OFDM symbols, by the sending terminal equipment, as one REG respectively, when
each of numbers of REs in two neighboring OFDM symbols which contain REs for transmitting the CSI-RS and/or the DM-RS in one
physical resource block is larger than four; and configuring four remaining REs in the two neighboring OFDM symbols, by the
sending terminal equipment, as the REG and determining other remaining REs as remaining REs which do not constitute the REG
in the two neighboring OFDM symbols, when a sum of remaining REs after constituting the REG in the two neighboring OFDM symbols
is larger than four; or

configuring four remaining REs in the two neighboring OFDM symbols, by the sending terminal equipment, as one REG and determining
other remaining REs as the remaining REs which do not constitute the REG in the two neighboring OFDM symbols, when each of
numbers of remaining REs in two neighboring OFDM symbols which contain REs for transmitting the CSI-RS and/or the DM-RS in
one physical resource block is smaller than four, but a sum of the numbers of REs in the two neighboring OFDM symbols is larger
than four.

US Pat. No. 9,281,912

INDICATION AND PROCESSING METHOD AND DEVICE FOR RESOURCE OCCUPANCY MODE

CHINA ACADEMY OF TELECOMM...

1. A method of indicating a resource occupancy scheme, comprising:
a base station determining downlink subframes to be transmitted and determining respectively a resource occupancy scheme of
a legacy control resource area and an enhanced control resource area in each downlink subframe to be transmitted; and

the base station generating a resource indicator for the resource occupancy scheme of the legacy control resource area and
the enhanced control resource area in each downlink subframe to be transmitted in a specific periodicity and sending the resource
indicator to a User Equipment (UE) in a resource indication message to instruct the UE to determine from the obtained resource
indicator the resource occupancy scheme of the legacy control resource area and the enhanced control resource area in each
downlink subframe to be transmitted in the specific periodicity;

wherein the base station sending the resource indicator to the UE in the resource indication message to instruct the UE to
determine from the obtained resource indicator the resource occupancy scheme of the legacy control resource area and the enhanced
control resource area in each downlink subframe to be transmitted in the specific periodicity, comprises:

the base station sending the resource indicator to the UE in the resource indication message to instruct the UE to determine
from the obtained resource indicator that control information is transmitted from the network side neither in the legacy control
resource area nor in the enhanced control resource area, or that control information is transmitted from the network side
in the legacy control resource area and/or the enhanced control resource area, respectively in each downlink subframe to be
transmitted in the specific periodicity;

wherein before the downlink subframes to be transmitted are determined, the base station configures the resource occupancy
scheme of any downlink subframe at least by:

the base station determining whether a downlink subframe to be configured is an Almost Blank Subframe (ABS) subframe, and
if it is not an ABS subframe, then configuring control information transmission in the legacy control resource area and/or
the enhanced control resource area in the downlink subframe; or if it is an ABS subframe, then configuring no control information
transmission in the legacy control resource area in the downlink subframe but control information transmission in the enhanced
control resource area in the downlink subframe.

US Pat. No. 9,219,589

UPLINK TRANSMISSION METHOD AND APPARATUS IN CARRIER AGGREGATION SYSTEM

China Academy of Telecomm...

1. An uplink transmission method in a carrier aggregation system, comprising:
a user equipment selecting, under a preset reference carrier selection rule, one of downlink carriers corresponding to cells
having already established downlink synchronization with a base station as a timing reference downlink carrier used by a secondary
cell, after the base station configures the user equipment additionally with the secondary cell; and

the user equipment performing uplink transmission in the secondary cell according to downlink timing of the timing reference
downlink carriers;

wherein, the selecting, under a preset reference carrier selection rule, one of downlink carriers corresponding to cells having
already established downlink synchronization with a base station as a timing reference downlink carrier used by a secondary
cell comprises:

a user equipment selecting a timing reference downlink carrier used by a cell which is in a Timing Advance (TA) group to which
the secondary cell belongs and has already established uplink synchronization with the base station as a timing reference
downlink carrier used by the secondary cell; or

the user equipment selecting a downlink component carrier corresponding to a cell the last to initiate a random access successfully
in a TA group to which the secondary cell belongs as a timing reference downlink carrier used by the secondary cell; or

the user equipment selecting a downlink component carrier corresponding to an active cell with the lowest number in a TA group
to which the secondary cell belongs as a timing reference downlink carrier used by the secondary cell; or

the user equipment selecting a downlink carrier corresponding to a primary cell as a timing reference downlink carrier used
by the secondary cell; or

the user equipment selecting a downlink carrier corresponding to the secondary cell as a timing reference downlink carrier
used by the secondary cell; or

the user equipment selecting a downlink carrier corresponding to a cell which is beyond a TA group to which the secondary
cell belongs and has already established uplink synchronization with the base station as a timing reference downlink carrier
used by the secondary cell; or

the user equipment selecting a downlink carrier corresponding to a cell preconfigured by the base station as a timing reference
downlink carrier used by the secondary cell.

US Pat. No. 9,210,617

METHOD AND USER EQUIPMENT FOR SENDING UPLINK RESOURCE SCHEDULING REQUEST

CHINA ACADEMY OF TELECOMM...

1. A method for sending an uplink resource scheduling request from a user equipment, comprising:
receiving, by the user equipment, Radio Resource Control, RRC, signalling from an eNodeB;
acquiring, by the user equipment, from the RRC signalling a configuration parameter indicator indicating a transmission periodicity
of the uplink resource scheduling request and a subframe offset at which the uplink resource scheduling request is sent, wherein
transmission periodicity configuration is configured as 1 ms and/or 2 ms; and

sending, by the user equipment, the uplink resource scheduling request according to has been the configuration parameter indicator;
wherein a subframe in which the uplink resource scheduling request is sent is configured as each subframe over an uplink carrier
when Frequency Division Duplex, FDD, is adopted for an LTE mobile communication system and the transmission periodicity is
configured as 1 ms; or

a subframe in which the uplink resource scheduling request is sent is configured as each uplink subframe in each half frame
when Time Division Duplex, TDD, is adopted for the LTE mobile communication system and the transmission periodicity is configured
as 1 ms;

wherein uplink and downlink subframes of the LTE mobile communication system are configured in a pattern 0, a pattern 1, a
pattern 3, a pattern 4 or a pattern 6 when the TDD is adopted for the LTE mobile communication system; and the method further
comprises: after acquiring the configuration parameter indicator, taking the configuration parameter indicator as an invalid
parameter if it is determined that the transmission periodicity is configured as 1 ms or 2 ms and the uplink and downlink
sub are configured in a pattern 2 or a pattern 5; otherwise, taking the configuration parameter indicator as a valid parameter
and sending the uplink resource scheduling request according to the configuration parameter indicator.

US Pat. No. 10,057,887

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR TRIGGERING BUFFER STATE REPORTING BSR

China Academy of Telecomm...

1. A method for triggering a Buffer Status Reporting (BSR), the method comprising:determining, by a user equipment, the size of padding resources when the user equipment composes a D2N MAC PDU, wherein the D2N MAC PDU is a device to network media access control protocol data unit; and
deciding, by the user equipment, whether to trigger a D2D padding BSR, according to the size of the padding resources, and the priority of D2D padding BSR MAC CE, wherein the D2D padding BSR MAC CE is a media access control layer control element for carrying a device to device communication padding buffer status reporting, and the D2D padding BSR is a device to device communication padding buffer status reporting;
wherein determining the size of the padding resources comprises:
subtracting resources from uplink resources of the user equipment in a sub-frame where the D2N MAC PDU is located, wherein the resources include:
resources occupied by an D2N MAC CE other than D2N MAC CE for carrying a D2N padding BSR, wherein the occupied resources comprise resources occupied by a first MAC sub-header and a first payload;
resources occupied by logical channel data over a D2N link other than an Uplink Common Control Channel (UL-CCCH), wherein the occupied resources comprise resources occupied by a second MAC sub-header and a second payload; and
resources occupied by an D2D MAC CE other than D2D MAC CE for carrying a D2D padding BSR, wherein the occupied resources comprise resources occupied by a third MAC sub-header and a third payload.

US Pat. No. 9,369,981

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR SENDING USER EQUIPMENT LOCATION INFORMATION

China Academy of Telecomm...

1. A method of transmitting location information of a User Equipment, UE, comprising:
a Relay Node, RN, receiving configuration information, indicating a user location information reporting condition, sent from
a control plane management apparatus; and

the RN sending cell-related information, indicating user location information, to the control plane management apparatus when
the location information reporting condition is satisfied,

wherein the cell-related information indicating the user location information is:
information about a donor cell where the RN itself is located; or
information about a serving cell with a Tracking Cell Identifier (TAI) value and/or an Evolved Universal Terrestrial Radio
Access Network (EUTRAN) Cell Global Identifier (ECGI) value related to information about a donor cell where the RN itself
is located,

wherein the configuration information indicating the user cation information reporting condition comprises at least one of
the following conditions that:

reporting is made immediately;
the user location information is reported after the RN is handed over to a new donor cell or donor Node B; and
the user location information is reported after the UE is handed over between different cells.

US Pat. No. 9,661,675

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR REINITIATING SESSION MANAGEMENT PROCESS OF EPS SYSTEM

China Academy Of Telecomm...

1. A method for re-initiating a session management process of an Evolved Packet System (EPS), the method comprising:
after the session management process of the EPS initiated by a packet data gateway (PGW) is rejected by a mobility management
entity (MME) because a handover procedure is in progress, starting a timer by the PGW according to information sent by the
MME;

after the PGW receives a preset instruction message before the timer times out, re-initiating the session management process
of the EPS by the PGW.

US Pat. No. 9,603,138

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR SENDING AND DETECTING ENHANCED PHYSICAL DOWNLINK CONTROL CHANNEL

China Academy of Telecomm...

1. A method for transmitting an Enhanced Physical Downlink Control Channel, E-PDCCH, wherein the method comprises:
when downlink control information needs to be transmitted to a User Equipment, UE, in a current sub-frame in a localized transmission
mode, selecting, by a base station, at least one available localized Enhanced Control Channel Element, E-CCEs, in a localized
E-PDCCH time-frequency resource region of the current sub-frame at a current aggregation level; and

transmitting, by the base station, the downlink control information to the UE in the selected localized E-CCE;
wherein the localized E-PDCCH time-frequency resource region comprises at least one E-PDCCH resource cluster, each of which
consists of at least one Physical Resource Block, PRB, pair consecutive in frequency domain in the current sub-frame; and
each E-PDCCH resource cluster comprises at least one localized E-CCE, and each localized E-CCE is a set of a part of Resource
Elements, REs, in a PRB pair;

wherein transmitting, by the base station, the downlink control information to the UE in the selected localized E-CCE comprises:
determining, by the base station, a DMRS port corresponding to the selected localized E-CCE according to a correspondence
relationship, between the localized E-CCE and the DMRS port, preset for the E-PDCCH resource cluster where the selected localized
E-CCE is located, and transmitting a Reference Signal (RS) for demodulation to the UE via the determined DMRS port;

wherein when there are a plurality of localized E-CCEs selected, one of DMRS ports corresponding to the selected plurality
of localized E-CCEs is selected in Equation 3 below, and the RS for demodulation is transmitted to the UE via the selected
DMRS port:

nport=f(neCCElowest+mod(RNTI,L?)),  Equation 3

wherein nport represents index of a port, L? represents the number of localized E-CCEs occupied by localized E-PDCCHs in a PRB pair, neCCElowest represents serial number of one of the current L? localized E-CCEs with a lowest serial number, and the function f( ) represents
index of a DMRS port corresponding to serial number of a localized E-CCE, calculated in expression bracketed in Equation 3,
derived according to the correspondence relationship.

US Pat. No. 9,516,669

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR DOWNLINK DATA TRANSMISSION

China Academy of Telecomm...

1. A method for downlink data transmission, comprising:
sending downlink data transmission scheduling information to a user equipment;
obtaining a corresponding occasion of sending a first message, wherein the first message is used for instructing the user
equipment to receive downlink data;

sending the first message to the user equipment at the occasion; and
transmitting the downlink data to the user equipment according to the downlink data transmission scheduling information;
wherein transmitting the downlink data to the user equipment according to the downlink data transmission scheduling information
comprises:

transmitting the downlink data to the user equipment according to downlink data transmission time length, a position of a
starting subframe bearing downlink data transmission and downlink data transmission intervals indicated in the downlink data
transmission scheduling information; or

wherein transmitting the downlink data to the user equipment according to the downlink data transmission scheduling information
comprises:

scheduling the downlink data transmission to the user equipment through a control channel according to a physical resource
position indicated by the downlink data transmission scheduling information within monitoring time length of the control channel
indicated by the downlink data transmission scheduling information, and

transmitting the downlink data to the user equipment based on resources scheduled by the control channel; or
wherein transmitting the downlink data to the user equipment according to the downlink data transmission scheduling information
comprises:

determining a time point of starting to send the data in a following formula, and transmitting the downlink data to the user
equipment according to downlink data transmission time length, a position of a starting subframe bearing the downlink data
transmission and downlink data transmission intervals indicated in the downlink data transmission scheduling information at
the time point determined in the following formula:

SFN mod m=0

wherein m is the time length, and the time length is an integer multiple of a paging cycle.

US Pat. No. 9,515,737

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR DATA COMPRESSION, TRANSMISSION, AND DECOMPRESSION

CHINA ACADEMY OF TELECOMM...

1. A method for compressing and transmitting data, the method comprising:
grouping, by a transmitting terminal, the data to be transmitted into a plurality of groups so that each of the groups comprises
at least one data sample, each of the at least one data sample comprises a sign bit, a plurality of data bits representing
plural real data components, and a plurality of data bits representing plural imaginary data components; and

for each of the groups, determining, by the transmitting terminal, a shift factor according to a most significant bit of one
of the at least one data sample, which has a largest value excluding a sign bit; left-shifting the data bits of the at least
one data sample by the shift factor to produce at least one left-shifted data sample; quantizing the at least one left-shifted
data sample to produce at least one quantized data sample including a plural number of bits so that the number of the bits
of each of the at least one quantized data sample is equal to a predefined bit number; and transmitting the shift factor and
the at least one quantized data sample to a receiving terminal.

US Pat. No. 9,516,518

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR PERFORMING MDT MEASUREMENT CONFIGURATION

CHINA ACADEMY OF TELECOMM...

6. A method for performing Minimization of Drive-Tests, MDT, measurement configuration, comprising:
after receiving a notification of change of subscription information of a user equipment, storing, by a Mobility Management
Entity, MME, current user consent information used for indicating that the user equipment is allowed to perform MDT measurement
and a Public Land Mobile Network, PLMN, list of the user equipment for performing the MDT measurement, which are carried in
the notification; and

after receiving a notification of activating the MDT measurement of the user equipment, finding out, by the MME, that the
subscription information of the user equipment changes from performing no MDT measurement into being allowed to perform the
MDT measurement, refusing to send a Trace Start message to a serving base station of the user equipment, or sending the Trace
Start message carrying the PLMN list of the user equipment for performing the MDT measurement to the serving base station
of the user equipment.

US Pat. No. 9,516,583

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR OBTAINING DUPLEX MODE INFORMATION OF USER EQUIPMENT

CHINA ACADEMY OF TELECOMM...

1. A method for obtaining duplex mode information of a User Equipment, UE, comprising:
a base station configuring a plurality of different mutually orthogonal sets of Physical Random Access Channel, PRACH, resources
respectively for UE in a first type of duplex mode and UE in a second type of duplex mode, wherein locations in time and frequency
of the orthogonal sets of PRACH resources for UE in a first type of duplex mode are different from locations in time and frequency
of the orthogonal sets of PRACH resources for UE in a second type of duplex mode;

the base station signaling configuration information comprising the locations in time and frequency of the configured plurality
of different mutually orthogonal sets of PRACH channel resources to the UE in the first type of duplex mode and the UE in
the second type of duplex mode in system broadcast;

the base station detecting a random access signal which a UE initiates after selecting one among the set of PRACH channel
resources in compliance with the type of duplex mode of the UE upon knowledge of the configuration information; and

the base station determining the type of duplex mode of the UE according to the location in time and frequency of the PRACH
channel resource of the detected random access signal initiated from the UE.

US Pat. No. 9,510,296

PUCCH POWER CONTROL METHOD AND DEVICE

CHINA ACADEMY OF TELECOMM...

1. A method for controlling Physical Uplink Control Channel (PUCCH) power, the method comprising:
determining, by a User Equipment (UE), one or more uplink carriers for PUCCH transmission in a current uplink subframe, wherein
the one or more uplink carriers are at least one of uplink carriers used to transmit Uplink Control Information (UCI) via
PUCCHs for respective sets of carriers of the UE, each set of carriers of the UE corresponds to one of the uplink carriers
used to transmit UCI, and the uplink carriers used to transmit UCI corresponding to different sets of carriers are different
from each other;

determining, by the UE, a power adjustment cumulative amount corresponding to a PUCCH to be transmitted on each of the one
or more uplink carriers for PUCCH transmission in the current uplink subframe, based upon at least one Transmission Power
Control (TPC) command received on at least one downlink carrier among at least one set of carriers for which UCI is to be
transmitted via the PUCCH on the each of the one or more uplink carriers in the current uplink subframe; and

determining, by the UE, transmit power of the PUCCH to be transmitted on the each of the one or more uplink carriers for PUCCH
transmission in the current uplink subframe, based upon PUCCH power control parameters corresponding to the each of the one
or more uplink carriers and the power adjustment cumulative amount corresponding to the each of the one or more uplink carriers;

wherein determining, by the UE, the power adjustment cumulative amount corresponding to the PUCCH to be transmitted on the
each of one or more uplink carriers for PUCCH transmission in the current uplink subframe, based upon the at least one TPC
command received on the at least one downlink carrier among the at least one set of carriers for which UCI is to be transmitted
via the PUCCH on the each of the one or more uplink carriers in the current uplink subframe comprises:

determining, by the UE, that the power adjustment cumulative amount g(i) corresponding to the PUCCH to be transmitted on the
each of the one or more uplink carriers in the current uplink subframe i is the sum of power adjustment amounts ?PUCCH respectively indicated by Physical Downlink Control Channels (PDCCHs)/Enhanced Physical Downlink Control Channels (EPDCCHs)
received, on the at least one downlink carrier among the at least one set of carriers, in M downlink subframes of the at least
one set of carriers and a power adjustment cumulative amount g(i?1) corresponding to a PUCCH on the each of the one or more
uplink carriers in a uplink subframe preceding the current uplink subframe, wherein the power adjustment amounts are ?PUCCH are indicated respectively by TPC commands carried in the PDCCHs/EPDCCHs, and M represents the number of downlink subframes,
in each set of the at least one set of carriers for which UCI is to be transmitted via the PUCCH on the each of the one or
more uplink carriers, for which Acknowledgement/Non-Acknowledgement (ACK/NACK) of downlink data needs to be fed back in the
current uplink subframe i.

US Pat. No. 9,491,719

METHOD, SYSTEM AND APPARATUS FOR POWER HEADROOM REPORT

CHINA ACADEMY OF TELECOMM...

1. A method of reporting power headroom, wherein the method comprises:
a user equipment for which resources of a plurality of network side apparatuses are aggregated determining power headroom
information; and

the user equipment transmitting the power headroom information to at least one of the network side apparatuses participating
in aggregation,

wherein before the user equipment transmits the power headroom information to at least one of the network side apparatuses
participating in aggregation, the method further comprises:

the user equipment determining that a part or all the following conditions to trigger a power headroom report is or are satisfied:
the user equipment has an uplink resource for transmission of new data, a PHR prohibitive timer for one of the network side
apparatuses expires, and there is at least one activated serving cell, controlled by the network side apparatus, with a path
loss change exceeding a downlink path loss change;

a power headroom information report function per User Equipment (UE) per evolved Node B (eNB) is configured or reconfigured
by a network side higher layer;

when uplink activation of a serving cell is configured, the power headroom information of a network side apparatus controlling
the serving cell or the power headroom information for all the activated serving cells is triggered to be reported; and

there is an uplink resource for transmission of new data, a PHR prohibitive timer for one of the network side apparatuses
expires, and for any one activated serving cell, configured with the uplink (UL), controlled by the network side apparatus,
if there is uplink transmission or Physical Uplink Control Channel (PUCCH) transmission over the serving cell, and a power
fallback required since last transmission of power headroom information is above a threshold, then the power headroom information
of the network side apparatus controlling the serving cell or the power headroom information for all the activated serving
cells is triggered to be reported.

US Pat. No. 9,252,932

METHOD, DEVICE, AND SYSTEM FOR REPORTING CHANNEL QUALITY INDICATOR

CHINA ACADEMY OF TELECOMM...

1. A method of reporting a Channel Quality Indicator, CQI, comprising:
a user equipment determining a measurement set used by the user equipment, the measurement set comprising a first device transmitting
service data to the user equipment and at least one second device participating in multipoint coordinated transmission to
the user equipment;

the user equipment receiving a measurement reference signal transmitted from each device in the measurement set respectively
and measuring an initial CQI of each device respectively based upon the measurement reference signal transmitted from the
corresponding device; and

the user equipment transmitting the derived initial CQIs of the respective devices to a network-side apparatus and transmitting
channel matrix reference information to the network-side apparatus so that the network-side apparatus calculates a target
CQI of the user equipment based upon the received initial CQIs of the respective devices and channel matrix reference information;

wherein the user equipment measuring the initial CQI of any device based upon the measurement reference signal transmitted
from the device comprises:

the user equipment deriving channel matrices of the any device to the user equipment on respective sub-carriers based upon
the measurement reference signal transmitted from the any device; and

the user equipment calculating the initial CQI of the any device based upon the channel matrices of the any device to the
user equipment on the respective sub-carriers in a formula of ?qi=Q (f( {?qi(k)}k?S)), wherein:

?q, is an initial CQI of the i-th device in the measurement set of the user equipment q;

Q(•) is a quantization function;
S is a set of sub-carriers;
ƒ(•) is a mapping function to map {?qi(k)}k?S to a value representing an average channel quality on all the sub-carriers in S; and

?qi(k) is an initial CQI of the i-th device in the measurement set of the user equipment q on a sub-carrier k.

US Pat. No. 9,172,516

METHOD, SYSTEM AND DEVICE FOR TRANSMITTING DOWNLINK PILOTS

CHINA ACADEMY OF TELECOMM...

1. A method for transmitting downlink pilots, including the steps of:
transmitting dedicated pilots in the Code Division Multiplexing, CDM, mode or in hybrid of CDM and Frequency Division Multiplexing,
FDM, mode, wherein:

the dedicated pilots are configured with orthogonal sequence sets over resources for transmission of the dedicated pilots
according to a preset frequency-domain granularity and rule and the same orthogonal sequence set is adopted for the dedicated
pilots in each frequency-domain granularity;

wherein when there is more than one group of ports and each group of ports corresponds to more than one sub-carrier, the dedicated
pilots are transmitted over the same sub-carrier in each group of ports in the CDM mode, and a frequency-domain granularity
and/or a rule preset for one group of ports is the same as or different from that for another,

wherein when different groups of ports correspond to a frequency-domain granularity which is a sub-carrier, different orthogonal
sequence sets are adopted for adjacent sub-carriers for transmission of the dedicated pilots in the same group of ports, and
different orthogonal sequence sets are adopted for starting sub-carriers of different groups of ports;

wherein when a rank-number of system transmission is 3 or 4, the same orthogonal sequence is adopted at data layers of transmission
1 and 3, and an orthogonal sequence at layer 4 is opposite to that at layer 2.

US Pat. No. 9,686,778

FEEDBACK INFORMATION TRANSMITTING METHOD AND DEVICE

CHINA ACADEMY OF TELECOMM...

1. A method for transmitting feedback information, the method comprising:
receiving, by a terminal, data over a first carrier, and receiving data over a second carrier, wherein the data over the first
carrier are scheduled by a first base station, and the data over the second carrier are scheduled by a second base station;

generating, by the terminal, first uplink control information for the first carrier and/or generating, by the terminal, second
uplink control information for the second carrier; and

transmitting, by the terminal, uplink control information generated by the terminal, comprising at least one of the first
uplink control information and the second uplink control information, through a Physical Uplink Control Channel, PUCCH, and/or
a Physical Uplink Shared Channel, PUSCH, over one uplink carrier;

wherein transmitting, by the terminal, the uplink control information through the PUCCH and/or the PUSCH over the one uplink
carrier comprises:

in a first approach, transmitting, by the terminal, the first uplink control information and the second uplink control information
concurrently through a same PUCCH or PUSCH over the one uplink carrier; or

in a second approach, transmitting, by the terminal, the first uplink control information through a first PUCCH using a first
PUCCH resource over the one uplink carrier and/or transmitting the second uplink control information through a second PUCCH
using a second PUCCH resource over the one uplink carrier; or

in a third approach, if there is a first PUSCH of the terminal, scheduled by the first base station over the one uplink carrier,
then transmitting, by the terminal, the first uplink control information through the first PUSCH over the one uplink carrier;
otherwise, transmitting, by the terminal, the first uplink control information through a first PUCCH using a first PUCCH resource
over the one uplink carrier; and/or if there is a second PUSCH of the terminal, scheduled by the second base station over
the one uplink carrier, then transmitting, by the terminal, the second uplink control information through the second PUSCH
over the one uplink carrier; otherwise, transmitting, by the terminal, the second uplink control information through a second
PUCCH using a second PUCCH resource over the one uplink carrier;

wherein the first PUCCH resource is different from the second PUCCH resource;
wherein for the first approach, if the uplink control information comprises Acknowledgement, ACK, /Negative Acknowledgement,
NACK, feedback information, then:

generating, by the terminal, the first uplink control information for the first carrier comprises: generating, by the terminal,
ACK/NACK for downlink sub-frames in which data are received over the first carrier, and generating NACK/Discontinuous Transmission,
DTX, for downlink sub-frames in which no data are received over the first carrier, as ACK/NACK feedback information corresponding
to the first carrier, wherein if there is no data received over the first carrier, then the terminal will take NACK/DTX as
ACK/NACK feedback information corresponding to the first carrier; and

generating, by the terminal, the second uplink control information for the second carrier comprises: generating, by the terminal,
ACK/NACK for downlink sub-frames in which data are received over the second carrier, and generating NACK/DTX for downlink
sub-frames in which no data are received over the second carrier, as ACK/NACK feedback information corresponding to the second
carrier, wherein if there is no data received over the second carrier, then the terminal will take NACK/DTX as ACK/NACK feedback
information corresponding to the second carrier;

wherein for the second approach and the third approach, if the uplink control information comprises ACK/NACK feedback information,
then:

generating, by the terminal, the first uplink control information for the first carrier comprises: generating, by the terminal,
ACK/NACK for downlink sub-frames in which data are received over the first carrier, and generating NACK/DTX, for downlink
sub-frames in which no data are received over the first carrier, as ACK/NACK feedback information corresponding to the first
carrier, wherein if there is no data received over the first carrier, then the terminal will not generate ACK/NACK feedback
information corresponding to the first carrier; and

generating, by the terminal, the second uplink control information for the second carrier comprises: generating, by the terminal,
ACK/NACK for downlink sub-frames in which data are received over the second carrier, and generating NACK/DTX for downlink
sub-frames in which no data are received over the second carrier, as ACK/NACK feedback information corresponding to the second
carrier, wherein if there is no data received over the second carrier, then the terminal will not generate ACK/NACK feedback
information corresponding to the second carrier.

US Pat. No. 9,668,220

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR CONTROLLING UPLINK POWER

CHINA ACADEMY OF TELECOMM...

1. A method for controlling uplink power, the method including:
determining, by a UE, uplink information to be transmitted over one uplink carrier, wherein the uplink information comprises
uplink information corresponding to a first eNB, and uplink information corresponding to a second eNB; and the first eNB is
configured to at least schedule data to the UE over a first type of carrier, and the second eNB is configured to at least
schedule data to the UE over a second type of carrier; and

determining, by the UE, transmit power of at least one uplink channel carrying the uplink information, according to at least
one set of pre-configured power control parameters for calculating transmit power of an uplink channel carrying the uplink
information, and transmitting the corresponding uplink information in the at least one uplink channel over the one uplink
carrier at the transmit power of the at least one uplink channel;

wherein determining, by the UE, the transmit power of the at least one uplink channel carrying the uplink information, according
to the at least one set of pre-configured power control parameters, and transmitting the corresponding uplink information
in the at least one uplink channel over the one uplink carrier at the transmit power of the at least one uplink channel comprises:

as a first approach, determining, by the UE, transmit power of one uplink channel carrying the uplink information corresponding
to the first eNB, and the uplink information corresponding to the second eNB concurrently, according to one set of pre-configured
power control parameters for calculating transmit power of an uplink channel carrying the uplink information, and transmitting
the uplink information corresponding to the first eNB, and the uplink information corresponding to the second eNB in the one
uplink channel over the one uplink carrier at the transmit power of the one uplink channel, wherein for each type of uplink
channel carrying the uplink information, the UE is configured with only one set of power control parameters for calculating
transmit power of that type of uplink channel; or

as a second approach, determining, by the UE, transmit power of one uplink channel carrying uplink information corresponding
to k different eNBs concurrently, according to k sets of pre-configured power control parameters for calculating transmit
power of an uplink channel carrying the uplink information, and transmitting the uplink information corresponding to eNBs
for which the uplink information needs to be transmitted in the current uplink subframe, among the k different eNBs in the
one uplink channel over the one uplink carrier at the transmit power of the one uplink channel, wherein for each type of uplink
channel carrying the uplink information, the UE is configured with k sets of power control parameters for calculating transmit
power of that type of uplink channel, wherein k represents the number of eNBs serving the UE; or

as a third approach, determining, by the UE, transmit power of one uplink channel carrying the uplink information corresponding
to the first eNB, and the uplink information corresponding to the second eNB concurrently, according to two sets of pre-configured
power control parameters for calculating transmit power of an uplink channel carrying the uplink information, and transmitting
the uplink information corresponding to the first eNB, and the uplink information corresponding to the second eNB in the one
uplink channel over the one uplink carrier at the transmit power of the one uplink channel, wherein for each type of uplink
channel carrying the uplink information, the UE is configured with two sets of power control parameters for calculating transmit
power of that type of uplink channel; or

as a fourth approach, determining, by the UE, transmit power of a first uplink channel carrying the uplink information corresponding
to the first eNB, and transmit power of a second uplink channel carrying the uplink information corresponding to the second
eNB, respectively according to one set of pre-configured power control parameters for calculating transmit power of an uplink
channel carrying the uplink information, and transmitting the uplink information corresponding to the first eNB in the first
uplink channel over the one uplink carrier at the transmit power of the first uplink channel, and the uplink information corresponding
to the second eNB in the second uplink channel over the one uplink carrier at the transmit power of the second uplink channel,
wherein for each type of uplink channel carrying the uplink information, the UE is configured with only one set of power control
parameters for calculating transmit power of that type of uplink channel; or

as a fifth approach, determining, by the UE, transmit powers of k uplink channels carrying uplink information corresponding
to k different eNBs, respectively according to k sets of pre-configured power control parameters for calculating transmit
power of an uplink channel carrying the uplink information, and transmitting the uplink information corresponding to the k-th
eNB in the k-th uplink channel over the one uplink carrier at the transmit power of the k-th uplink channel, wherein for each
type of uplink channel carrying the uplink information, the UE is configured with k sets of power control parameters for calculating
transmit power of that type of uplink channel, wherein k represents the number of eNBs serving the UE; or

as a sixth approach, determining, by the UE, transmit power of a first uplink channel carrying the uplink information corresponding
to the first eNB, and transmit power of a second uplink channel carrying the uplink information corresponding to the second
eNB respectively according to two sets of pre-configured power control parameters for calculating transmit power of an uplink
channel carrying the uplink information, and transmitting the uplink information corresponding to the first eNB in the first
uplink channel over the one uplink carrier at the transmit power of the first uplink channel, and the uplink information corresponding
to the second eNB in the second uplink channel over the one uplink carrier at the transmit power of the second uplink channel,
wherein for each type of uplink channel carrying the uplink information, the UE is configured with two sets of power control
parameters for calculating transmit power of that type of uplink channel;

wherein for the first approach, determining, by the UE, the transmit power of the one uplink channel carrying the uplink information
corresponding to the first eNB, and the uplink information corresponding to the second eNB concurrently, according to the
one set of pre-configured power control parameters comprises:

determining, by the UE, a Path Loss (PL) corresponding to the one uplink carrier based upon a pre-configured or pre-defined
reference carrier, and determining the transmit power of the one uplink channel according to the one set of pre-configured
power control parameters, and the PL,

or
for the second approach, determining, by the UE, the transmit power of the one uplink channel carrying the uplink information
corresponding to the k different eNBs concurrently, according to the k sets of pre-configured power control parameters comprises:

determining, by the UE, a PL corresponding to the one uplink carrier based upon a pre-configured or pre-defined reference
carrier; determining k target transmit powers respectively according to the k sets of pre-configured power control parameters,
and the PL; and

taking the largest one or the average of the k target transmit powers as the transmit power of the one uplink channel; or
determining, by the UE, k PLs corresponding to the one uplink carrier respectively based upon a pre-configured or pre-defined
reference carrier, wherein each PL corresponds to one of the k sets of pre-configured power control parameters; determining
k target transmit powers respectively according to the k sets of pre-configured power control parameters, and the k PLs respectively
corresponding to the k sets of pre-configured power control parameters; and taking the largest one or the average of the k
target transmit powers as the transmit power of the one uplink channel,

or
for the third approach, determining, by the UE, the transmit power of the one uplink channel carrying the uplink information
corresponding to the first eNB, and the uplink information corresponding to the second eNB concurrently, according to the
two sets of pre-configured power control parameters comprises:

determining, by the UE, a PL corresponding to the one uplink carrier based upon a pre-configured or pre-defined reference
carrier; to determine first target transmit power according to a first one of the two sets of pre-configured power control
parameters, and the PL, and determining second target transmit power according to a second one of the two sets of pre-configured
power control parameters, and the PL; and taking the larger one or the average of the determined two target transmit powers
as the transmit power of the one uplink channel; or

determining, by the UE, a first PL and a second PL corresponding to the one uplink carrier respectively based upon a pre-configured
or pre-defined reference carrier, wherein the first PL corresponds to a first one of the two sets of pre-configured power
control parameters, and the second PL corresponds to a second one of the two sets of pre-configured power control parameters;
determining first target transmit power according to the first one of the two sets of pre-configured power control parameters,
and the first PL, and determining second target transmit power according to the second one of the two sets of pre-configured
power control parameters, and the second PL; and taking the larger one or the average of the determined two target transmit
powers as the transmit power of the one uplink channel,

or
for the fourth approach, determining, by the UE, the transmit power of the first uplink channel carrying the uplink information
corresponding to the first eNB, and the transmit power of the second uplink channel carrying the uplink information corresponding
to the second eNB, respectively according to the one set of pre-configured power control parameters comprises:

determining, by the UE, a PL corresponding to the one uplink carrier based upon a pre-configured or pre-defined reference
carrier; determining a target transmit power according to the one set of pre-configured power control parameters, and the
PL; and taking the determined target transmit power as the transmit power of the first uplink channel, and the transmit power
of the second uplink channel; or

determining, by the UE, a first PL and a second PL corresponding to the one uplink carrier respectively based upon the pre-configured
or pre-defined reference carrier; and

determining the transmit power of the first uplink channel according to the one set of pre-configured power control parameters,
and the first PL corresponding to the one uplink carrier, and determining the transmit power of the second uplink channel
according to the one set of pre-configured power control parameters, and the second PL corresponding to the one uplink carrier,

or
for the fifth approach, determining, by the UE, the transmit powers of the k uplink channels carrying the uplink information
corresponding to the k different eNBs, respectively according to the k sets of pre-configured power control parameters comprises:

determining, by the UE, a PL corresponding to the one uplink carrier based upon a pre-configured or pre-defined reference
carrier, and determining the transmit powers of the k uplink channels carrying the uplink information corresponding to the
k different eNBs, respectively according to the k sets of pre-configured power control parameters, and the PL; or

determining, by the UE, k PLs corresponding to the one uplink carrier based upon a pre-configured or pre-defined reference
carrier, wherein each PL corresponds to one of the k sets of pre-configured power control parameters; and determining the
transmit powers of the k uplink channels carrying the uplink information corresponding to the k different eNBs, respectively
according to the k sets of pre-configured power control parameters, and the k PLs respectively corresponding to the k sets
of pre-configured power control parameters,

or
for the sixth approach, determining, by the UE, the transmit power of the first uplink channel carrying the uplink information
corresponding to the first eNB, and the transmit power of the second uplink channel carrying the uplink information corresponding
to the second eNB respectively according to the two sets of pre-configured power control parameters comprises:

determining, by the UE, a PL corresponding to the one uplink carrier based upon a pre-configured or pre-defined reference
carrier; and determining the transmit power of the first uplink channel according to a first one of the two sets of pre-configured
power control parameters, and the PL, and determining the transmit power of the second uplink channel according to a second
one of the two sets of pre-configured power control parameters, and the PL; or

determining, by the UE, a first PL and a second PL corresponding to the one uplink carrier respectively based upon a pre-configured
or pre-defined reference carrier; and

determining the transmit power of the first uplink channel according to a first one of the two sets of pre-configured power
control parameters, and the first PL, and determining the transmit power of the second uplink channel according to a second
one of the two sets of pre-configured power control parameters, and the second PL;

wherein determining, by the UE, the PL corresponding to the one uplink carrier based upon the pre-configured or pre-defined
reference carrier comprises:

obtaining, by the UE, a reference signal received power according to downlink data transmitted over the reference carrier
by the first eNB, or the second eNB, or another eNB serving the UE other than the first eNB and the second eNB, and determining
the PL corresponding to the one uplink carrier according to the reference signal received power, a pre-configured higher-layer
filter parameter, and a reference signal power corresponding to the reference carrier;

or
determining, by the UE, the k PLs corresponding to the one uplink carrier based upon the pre-configured or pre-defined reference
carrier comprises:

obtaining, by the UE, k reference signal received powers according to downlink data transmitted over the reference carrier
respectively by the k different eNBs serving the UE, and determining the k PLs corresponding to the one uplink carrier respectively
according to the k reference signal received powers, a pre-configured higher-layer filter parameter, and a reference signal
power corresponding to the reference carrier; or obtaining, by the UE, k reference signal received powers according to downlink
data transmitted over the reference carrier respectively by the k different eNBs serving the UE, and determining the k PLs
corresponding to the one uplink carrier respectively according to the k reference signal received powers, k pre-configured
higher-layer filter parameters, and a reference signal power corresponding to the reference carrier; or obtaining, by the
UE, k reference signal received powers according to downlink data transmitted over the reference carrier respectively by the
k different eNBs serving the UE, and determining the k PLs corresponding to the one uplink carrier respectively according
to the k reference signal received powers, a pre-configured higher-layer filter parameter, and k reference signal powers corresponding
to the reference carrier; or obtaining, by the UE, k reference signal received powers according to downlink data transmitted
over the reference carrier respectively by the k different eNBs serving the UE, and determining the k PLs corresponding to
the one uplink carrier respectively according to the k reference signal received powers, k pre-configured higher-layer filter
parameters, and k reference signal powers corresponding to the reference carrier;

or
determining, by the UE, the first PL and the second PL corresponding to the one uplink carrier based upon the pre-configured
or pre-defined reference carrier comprises:

obtaining, by the UE, a first reference signal received power according to downlink data transmitted by the first eNB over
the reference carrier, and obtaining a second reference signal received power according to downlink data transmitted by the
second eNB over the reference carrier; and determining the first PL according to the first reference signal received power,
a pre-configured higher-layer filter parameter, and a reference signal power corresponding to the reference carrier, and determining
the second PL according to the second reference signal received power, the pre-configured higher-layer filter parameter, and
the reference signal power corresponding to the reference carrier; or obtaining, by the UE, a first reference signal received
power according to downlink data transmitted by the first eNB over the reference carrier, and obtaining a second reference
signal received power according to downlink data transmitted by the second eNB over the reference carrier; and determining
the first PL according to the first reference signal received power, a first pre-configured higher-layer filter parameter,
and a reference signal power corresponding to the reference carrier, and determining the second PL according to the second
reference signal received power, a second pre-configured higher-layer filter parameter, and the reference signal power corresponding
to the reference carrier; or obtaining, by the UE, a first reference signal received power according to downlink data transmitted
by the first eNB over the reference carrier, and obtaining a second reference signal received power according to downlink
data transmitted by the second eNB over the reference carrier; and determining the first PL according to the first reference
signal received power, a pre-configured higher-layer filter parameter, and a first reference signal power corresponding to
the reference carrier, and determining the second PL according to the second reference signal received power, the pre-configured
higher-layer filter parameter, and a second reference signal power corresponding to the reference carrier; or obtaining, by
the UE, a first reference signal received power according to downlink data transmitted by the first eNB over the reference
carrier, and obtaining a second reference signal received power according to downlink data transmitted by the second eNB over
the reference carrier; and determining the first PL according to the first reference signal received power, a first pre-configured
higher-layer filter parameter, and a first reference signal power corresponding to the reference carrier, and determining
the second PL according to the second reference signal received power, a second pre-configured higher-layer filter parameter,
and a second reference signal power corresponding to the reference carrier.

US Pat. No. 9,532,345

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR PROCESSING UCI AND METHOD FOR TRANSMISSION THEREOF BASED ON MIMO SYSTEM

China Academy Of Telecomm...

1. A method for processing uplink control information (UCI) based on a multiple input multiple output (MIMO) system, which
comprises:
repeating Acknowledgement/Negative Acknowledgement (ACK/NACK) source bits and/or rank indicator (RI) source bits in the uplink
control information to form M groups, with each group corresponding to a code word, wherein, M is the total number of code
words;

performing channel coding on the ACK/NACK source bits and/or RI source bits corresponding to each code word to obtain QACK*Li output bits, wherein, QACK is the number of channel coding output bits corresponding to each layer in a certain code word, L is the total number of layers,
and the number of layer corresponding to the ith code word is Li; and

multiplexing and interleaving the output bits and the data bits of the corresponding code word;
wherein, the channel coding mode is determined in accordance with the number of ACK/NACK source bits and/or RI source bits
corresponding to each code word and the ACK/NACK source bits and/or RI source bits are coded with the determined coding modes,

wherein, if the number of the ACK/NACK source bits and/or RI source bits is smaller than A, such source bits are coded repeatedly
after inserting one or more placeholders to obtain QACK output bits; and

if the number of the ACK/NACK source bits and/or RI source bits is greater than or equal to A, and smaller than or equal to
B, a RM (32, O) code is adopted for channel coding; if QACK>32, the coded bits are cycled and repeated to obtain QACK output bits;

wherein, A

US Pat. No. 9,497,011

CARRIER AGGREGATION FEEDBACK METHOD, DEVICE AND SYSTEM FOR DIFFERENT TDD UPLINK/DOWNLINK CONFIGURATIONS

China Academy of Telecomm...

1. A feedback method of aggregating carriers, comprising:
determining, from Time Division Duplexing, TDD, uplink/downlink configurations corresponding to respective carriers, that
the number M of sub-frames for which ACK/NACK needs to be fed back in a current uplink sub-frame is a largest one of the numbers
of sub-frames, for which ACK/NACK needs to be fed back in the current uplink sub-frame for the respective carriers, determined
from the TDD uplink/downlink configurations corresponding to the respective carriers, wherein the TDD uplink/downlink configurations,
configured in system information, corresponding to respective carriers comprise at least two TDD uplink/downlink configurations,
or the respective carriers comprise at least one Frequency Division Duplexing, FDD, carrier and at least one TDD carrier,
and the TDD uplink/downlink configuration is used for determining a timing relationship for a User Equipment, UE, to report
ACK/NACK feedback information of the carrier;

determining, from a value of M, ACK/NACK feedback information to be transmitted in the current uplink sub-frame;
determining, from the value of M, candidate channel resources for channel selection; and
transmitting the ACK/NACK feedback information by PUCCH format 1b with channel selection over the candidate channel resources.

US Pat. No. 10,064,185

FREQUENCY SPECTRUM ALLOCATION METHOD, DEVICE AND SYSTEM

China Academy of Telecomm...

1. A frequency spectrum allocation method, the method comprising:receiving first system throughputs, reported by servers of different operators and determined by the servers on each frequency spectrum reference unit, wherein an available frequency spectrum is divided into a number of frequency spectrum reference units; and
for each frequency spectrum reference unit, allocating the frequency spectrum reference unit to an operator with a largest value of the first system throughput according to the first system throughputs reported by the servers of the respective operators on the frequency spectrum reference unit.

US Pat. No. 9,713,104

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR REPORTING POWER HEADROOM IN CARRIER AGGREGATION SCENARIO

China Academy of Telecomm...

1. A method for reporting power headroom in carrier aggregation scenario, comprising:
determining, by a terminal, a length of a power headroom reporting (PHR) media access control (MAC) control element (CE) which
needs to be reported, according to a predetermined length determination strategy of the PHR MAC CE;

generating, by the terminal, the PHR MAC CE according to the determined length of the PHR MAC CE, wherein the PHR MAC CE comprises
power headroom of each carrier which needs to report the power headroom; and

sending, by the terminal, an MAC packet data unit (PDU) comprising the PHR MAC CE and an MAC sub-header corresponding to the
PHR MAC CE, to a base station;

wherein a step of determining, by the terminal, the length of the PHR MAC CE which needs to be reported according to the predetermined
length determination strategy of the PHR MAC CE comprises:

determining, by the terminal, a length of the PHR MAC CE which needs to be reported currently according to an amount of uplink
component carriers which need to report power headroom currently and a type of the power headroom which needs to be reported,
when the predetermined length determination strategy of the PHR MAC CE is that the length of the PHR MAC CE is variable;

determining, by the terminal, a fixed length of the PHR MAC CE which needs to be reported according to an amount of uplink
component carriers supported by a system and a type of the power headroom which needs to be reported, when the predetermined
length determination strategy of the PHR MAC CE is that the length of the PHR MAC CE is fixed.

US Pat. No. 9,538,549

METHOD AND USER EQUIPMENT FOR SENDING UPLINK RESOURCE SCHEDULING REQUEST

CHINA ACADEMY OF TELECOMM...

1. A method for sending an uplink resource scheduling request from a user equipment, comprising:
receiving, by the user equipment, Radio Resource Control, RRC, signalling from an eNodeB;
acquiring, by the user equipment, from the RRC signalling a configuration parameter indicator indicating a transmission periodicity
of the uplink resource scheduling request and a subframe offset at which the uplink resource scheduling request is sent, wherein
transmission periodicity configuration is configured as 1 ms and/or 2 ms; and

sending, by the user equipment, the uplink resource scheduling request according to the configuration parameter indicator;
wherein a subframe in which the uplink resource scheduling request is sent is configured as each subframe over an uplink carrier
when Frequency Division Duplex, FDD, is adopted for an LTE mobile communication system and the transmission periodicity is
configured as 1 ms; or

a subframe in which the uplink resource scheduling request is sent is configured as each uplink subframe in each half-frame
when Time Division Duplex, TDD, is adopted for the LTE mobile communication system and the transmission periodicity is configured
as 1 ms;

wherein uplink and downlink subframes of the LTE mobile communication system are configured in a pattern 0, a pattern 1, a
pattern 3, a pattern 4 or a pattern 6 when TDD is adopted for the LTE mobile communication system.

US Pat. No. 9,516,494

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR REPORTING CAPABILITY OF UE

CHINA ACADEMY OF TELECOMM...

1. A method for reporting a capability of User Equipment (UE), comprising:
receiving, by the UE, a capability querying message from a base station; and
sending, by the UE, a capability reporting message to the base station, wherein the capability reporting message contains
multi-Time Alignment (TA) capability information of the UE through one of an explicit mode and an implicit mode;

wherein if the capability reporting message contains the multi-TA capability information of the UE through the explicit mode,
the capability reporting message contains at least one piece of: information indicating whether the UE supports a multi-TA
capability, or information indicating the number of TA groups supported by the UE; or

the capability reporting message contains at least one piece of: information indicating whether a multi-TA capability is supported
for each BandCombination that is reported by the UE, information indicating the number of TA groups supported by each BandCombination,
or information indicating whether each band in each BandCombination is a single TA group.

US Pat. No. 9,503,972

METHOD AND BASE STATION FOR ENERGY SAVING COMPENSATION

CHINA ACADEMY OF TELECOMM...

1. A method for energy saving compensation, comprising:
expanding, by a base station, a signal coverage area to form a new cell when an energy saving activation requirement is satisfied
so that an energy-saving cell managed by the base station switches users to the new cell and activates an energy-saving state;
and

switching, by the base station, the users to the energy-saving cell and reducing the signal coverage area if the energy-saving
cell managed by the base station deactivates the energy-saving state when an energy saving deactivation requirement is satisfied;

wherein the base station expands or reduces the signal coverage area by increasing or lowering any one or combination of transmission
parameters as follows:

transmission power;
antenna down-tilt; and
antenna height;
wherein expanding, by the base station, the signal coverage area to form the new cell when the energy saving activation requirement
is satisfied so that the energy-saving cell managed by the base station switches the users to the new cell and activates the
energy-saving state specifically comprises:

obtaining, by the base station, cell coverage information and load information of the energy-saving cell managed by the base
station;

expanding, by the base station, the signal coverage area to form the new cell according to the cell coverage information and
any one or combination of the transmission parameters, upon determining that the energy saving activation requirement is satisfied
according to the obtained load information; and

transmitting, by the base station, an energy saving activation instruction to the energy-saving cell to instruct the energy-saving
cell to activate the energy-saving state so that the energy-saving cell managed by the base station switches the users to
the new cell and activates the energy-saving state when receiving the energy saving activation instruction.

US Pat. No. 9,480,023

UPLINK POWER CONTROL METHOD AND DEVICE

China Academy of Telecomm...

1. A method of controlling uplink power comprising:
a user equipment determining target transmit power of each of at least one of uplink channels and uplink signals transmitted
in a current uplink sub-frame;

the user equipment dividing transmission time of at least one of the uplink channels and the uplink signals in the current
uplink sub-frame into multiple transmission time segments, wherein at least one of the uplink channels and the uplink signals
comprised in any one of the transmission time segments are the same at any time, and at least one of the uplink channels and
the uplink signals comprised in any one of the transmission time segments are different from at least one of the uplink channels
and the uplink signals comprised in any other one of the transmission time segments; and

the user equipment performing power control, in each of the transmission time segments, on target transmit power of at least
one of the uplink channels and the uplink signals transmitted in the transmission time segment to satisfy that a sum of transmit
power, obtained after the power control, of at least one of the uplink channels and the uplink signals transmitted in the
transmission time segment does not exceed preset maximum transmit power of the user equipment;

wherein the user equipment performing power control, in each of the transmission time segments, on target transmit power of
at least one of the uplink channels and the uplink signals transmitted in the transmission time segment comprises:

the user equipment determining, in each of the transmission time segments, whether a sum of target transmit power of at least
one of the uplink channels and the uplink signals in the current uplink sub-frame transmitted in the transmission time segment
and transmit power of at least other uplink channels and other uplink signals transmitted in the transmission time segment
exceeds the preset maximum transmit power; and

when exceeding is determined, the user equipment performing power control on the target transmit power of at least one of
the uplink channels and the uplink signals transmitted in the transmission time segment to satisfy that a sum of transmit
power, obtained after the power control, of at least one of the uplink channels and the uplink signals in the current uplink
sub-frame and the transmit power, obtained after the power control, of at least one of the other uplink channels and the other
uplink signals, in the transmission time segment does not exceed the preset maximum transmit power, wherein at least one of
the other uplink channels and the other uplink signals comprise at least one of at least one of the uplink channels and the
uplink signals in a preceding adjacent uplink sub-frame to the current uplink sub-frame, and at least one of the uplink channels
and the uplink signals in a succeeding adjacent uplink sub-frame to the current uplink sub-frame transmitted in the transmission
time segment; and

when no exceeding is determined, the user equipment determining the target transmit power of at least one of the uplink channels
and the uplink signals in the current uplink sub-frame as the transmit power of at least one of the uplink channels and the
uplink signals in the transmission time segment;

wherein when exceeding is determined, the user equipment performing power control on the target transmit power of at least
one of the uplink channels and the uplink signals transmitted in the transmission time segment to satisfy that the sum of
the transmit power, obtained after the power control, of at least one of the uplink channels and the uplink signals in the
current uplink sub-frame and the transmit power, obtained after the power control, of at least one of the other uplink channels
and the other uplink signals transmitted in the transmission time segment does not exceed the preset maximum transmit power
comprises:

the user equipment performing power control on the target transmit power of at least one of the uplink channels and the uplink
signals in the current uplink sub-frame transmitted in the transmission time segment based upon the transmit power of at least
one of the other uplink channels and the other uplink signals transmitted in the transmission time segment to satisfy that
a sum of the transmit power, obtained after the power control, of at least one of the uplink channels and the uplink signals
in the current uplink sub-frame in the transmission time segment does not exceed currently available maximum transmit power,
wherein the currently available maximum transmit power is the preset maximum transmit power minus the transmit power of at
least one of the other uplink channels and the other uplink signals, and at least one of the other uplink channels and the
other uplink signals comprise at least one of at least one of the uplink channels and the uplink signals in the preceding
adjacent uplink sub-frame to the current uplink sub-frame, and at least one of the uplink channels and the uplink signals
in the succeeding adjacent uplink sub-frame to the current uplink sub-frame transmitted in the transmission time segment;
or

the user equipment performing power control on target transmit power of at least one of the other uplink channels and the
other uplink signals transmitted in the transmission time segment and the target transmit power of at least one of the uplink
channels and the uplink signals in the current uplink sub-frame, transmitted in the transmission time segment, to satisfy
that the sum of the transmit power, obtained after the power control, of at least one of the uplink channels and the uplink
signals in the current uplink sub-frame and the transmit power, obtained after the power control, of at least one of the other
uplink channels and the other uplink signals, in the transmission time segment does not exceed the preset maximum transmit
power, wherein at least one of the other uplink channels and the other uplink signals comprise at least one of at least one
of the uplink channels and the uplink signals in the preceding adjacent uplink sub-frame to the current uplink sub-frame,
and at least one of the uplink channels and the uplink signals in the succeeding adjacent uplink sub-frame to the current
uplink sub-frame transmitted in the transmission time segment.

US Pat. No. 9,398,584

METHOD AND APPARATUS OF CONFIGURING SOUNDING REFERENCE SIGNAL FOR COORDINATED MULTI-POINT TRANSMISSION

CHINA ACADEMY OF TELECOMM...

1. A method of configuring a sounding reference signal (SRS) for coordinated multi-point (CoMP) transmission, the method comprising:
receiving, by a first cell from a second cell, information identifying plural SRS resources available in the second cell for
a CoMP user equipment (UE) in the second cell;

determining, by the first cell, a first SRS resource, which is orthogonal to SRS resources allocated to UEs in the first cell,
from among the plural SRS resources as SRS resource to be used by the CoMP UE, ; and

transmitting, by the first cell to the second cell, information of the first SRS resource determined for the CoMP UE.

US Pat. No. 9,380,522

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR CELL SEARCH IN SENSOR SYSTEM

CHINA ACADEMY OF TELECOMM...

1. A method of searching for a cell in a cognitive system, wherein the method comprises:
determining, by a terminal, different categories of frequencies among frequencies supported by the cognitive system, wherein
frequencies of the cognitive system are categorized into a first category of authorized frequencies, a first category of unauthorized
frequencies, a second category of authorized frequencies and a second category of unauthorized frequencies in an order of
descending priorities; and

performing, by the terminal, cell search and cell residence at the frequencies supported by the cognitive system in an order
of descending priorities;

wherein the second category of authorized frequencies comprises other authorized frequencies than the first category of authorized
frequencies among the authorized frequencies supported by the cognitive system, and the second category of unauthorized frequencies
comprises other unauthorized frequencies than the first category of unauthorized frequencies among the unauthorized frequencies
supported by the cognitive system;

wherein determining, by the terminal, the first category of authorized frequencies and the first category of unauthorized
frequencies among the frequencies supported by the cognitive system comprises:

determining, by the terminal, the first category of authorized frequencies and the first category of unauthorized frequencies
according to frequency information in prior information stored in the terminal; and/or

determining, by the terminal, the first category of authorized frequencies and the first category of unauthorized frequencies
according to frequency information, about authorized frequencies and/or unauthorized frequencies currently used by a cell
where the terminal is located, stored in a database; and

wherein if there is prior information in the terminal and the prior information comprises the frequency information about
the authorized frequencies, then determining, by the terminal, the first category of authorized frequencies and the first
category of unauthorized frequencies from the frequency information in the prior information stored in the terminal comprises:

determining, by the terminal, all the authorized frequencies in the prior information as the first category of authorized
frequencies;

performing, by the terminal, synchronization to a common control channel of a cell at the first category of authorized frequencies
and to obtain frequency information corresponding to adjacent cells; and

determining, by the terminal, the first category of unauthorized frequencies according to information about periods of validity
of the unauthorized frequencies in the frequency information.

US Pat. No. 9,826,501

PAGING METHOD, APPARATUS, AND SYSTEM

CHINA ACADEMY OF TELECOMM...

1. A paging method of a user equipment (UE), comprising:
receiving, by the UE, a paging message at an extended paging occasion in each extended paging cycle; and
receiving, by the UE, a paging retransmission message at one or more specific paging occasions other than the extended paging
occasion in at least one extended paging cycle, so that the UE receives a message about paging at least twice in at least
one extended paging cycle.

US Pat. No. 9,538,438

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR TRANSFERRING BEARING IN LAYERED NETWORK

CHINA ACADEMY OF TELECOMM...

1. A method for transferring a bearer in layered network deployment, the method comprising:
determining, by a macro eNB, whether to allow a user equipment to access a Closed Subscriber Group, CSG, local eNB upon determining
that a Data Radio Bearer, DRB, of the user equipment needs to be transferred to the CSG local eNB; and

initiating, by the macro eNB, a bearer transfer procedure to the CSG local eNB upon determining that the user equipment is
allowed to access the CSG local eNB;

wherein determining whether to allow the user equipment to access the CSG local eNB comprises:
determining, by the macro eNB, whether to allow the user equipment to access the CSG local eNB according to CSG membership
status information carried in a measurement report made by the user equipment;

wherein initiating the bearer transfer procedure to the CSG local eNB comprises:
transmitting, by the macro eNB, a bearer transfer request carrying the CSG membership status information reported by the user
equipment, to the CSG local eNB;

wherein the method further comprises:
transmitting, by the macro eNB, information about a CSG identifier, and an access mode, of the CSG local eNB to a Mobility
Management Entity, MME, upon determining that the bearer has been transferred;

receiving, by the macro eNB, information about whether to allow the user equipment to access the CSG local eNB, or the CSG
membership status information of the user equipment, returned by the MME; and

transmitting, by the macro eNB, the information returned by the MME to the CSG local eNB; or matching, by the macro eNB, the
information returned by the MME with the CSG membership status information reported by the user equipment, and if they match
successfully, then not transmitting the information returned by the MME to the CSG local eNB; otherwise, transmitting the
information returned by the MME to the CSG local eNB.

US Pat. No. 9,503,243

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR TRANSMITTING CHANNEL STATE INFORMATION

China Academy of Telecomm...

1. A method for transmitting Channel State Information, CSI, comprising:
receiving, by a user equipment, control signaling, from a base station, to instruct the user equipment to feed back channel
information, wherein the control signaling includes indication information of a plurality of Channel State Information-Reference
Signal, CSI-RS, resources for an aggregated feedback;

performing, by the user equipment, channel estimation based on the plurality of CSI-RS resources obtained from the indication
information and constructing a channel matrix according to a result of channel estimation; and

determining, by the user equipment, CSI according to a preset Physical Downlink Shared Channel, PDSCH, transmission scheme
over a CSI reference resource, a correspondence relationship between signals over the plurality of CSI-RS resources and signals
on UERS ports and the constructed channel matrix, and transmitting the CSI to the base station;

wherein determining by the user equipment the CSI according to the preset PDSCH transmission scheme over the CSI reference
resource, the correspondence relationship between signals over the plurality of CSI-RS resources and signals on UERS ports
and the constructed channel matrix comprises:

determining, by the user equipment, a pre-coding matrix according to the preset PDSCH transmission scheme over the CSI reference
resource, the correspondence relationship

between signals over the plurality of CSI-RS resources and signals on UERS ports and the constructed channel matrix, and determining
the CSI according to the determined pre-coding matrix, wherein ak,l( ) represents a PDSCH or a UERS signal transmitted on UERS antenna port {7, . . . , 6+?} over the (k,l)-th resource element,
? represents the number of layers, k represents a sub-carrier index in frequency domain, and l represents an Orthogonal Frequency
Division Multiplexing, OFDM, symbol index in time domain, ãk,l( ) represents a signal transmitted on CSI-RS antenna port {{15, . . . , 14+P1}1, {15, . . . , 14+P2}2, . . . , {15, . . . , 14+PN}N} over the (k,l)-th resource element, {15, . . . , 14+Pn}n represents CSI-RS ports included in the n-th CSI-RS resource, a port number ranges from 15 to 14+Pn, Pn represents the number of CSI-RS ports included in the n-th CSI-RS resource, N represents the number of CSI-RS resources, and
W is 1 or represents a pre-coding matrix corresponding to resource elements of UERS antenna ports.

US Pat. No. 9,148,248

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR FEEDING BACK CHANNEL INFORMATION OF A PLURALITY OF CARRIERS

CHINA ACADEMY OF TELECOMM...

1. A method for feeding back channel information of a plurality of carriers, comprising the steps of:
measuring, by a user equipment, channel information over a plurality of downlink carriers; and
upon reception of an instruction to trigger a feedback of channel information transmitted from a base station, transmitting,
by the user equipment, to the base station the measured channel information of corresponding downlink carriers in an obtained
set of downlink carriers required to be measured and fed back;

wherein the transmitting, by the user equipment to the base station, the measured channel information of the downlink carriers
comprises:

performing, by the user equipment, multiplexing and interleaving processes on the measured channel information of the downlink
carriers and uplink data to be transmitted; and mapping uplink data symbols obtained after the interleaving process onto a
corresponding physical resource for transmission; wherein:

performing, by the user equipment, the multiplexing and interleaving processes on the measured channel information of the
downlink carriers and the uplink data to be transmitted comprises:

performing a code block concatenation process on channel-encoded and rate-matched service data, encoding jointly CQI information
of the downlink carriers in the set of downlink carriers, and encoding jointly PMI information of the downlink carriers in
the set of downlink carriers;

multiplexing the jointly encoded CQI information of the downlink carriers, the jointly encoded PMI information of the downlink
carriers and the code block concatenation-processed service data; and

performing the interleaving process on the multiplexed data, RI information of the downlink carriers which is jointly encoded
and ACK/NACK information of the respective downlink carriers which is encoded separately;

or
performing, by the user equipment, the multiplexing and interleaving processes on the measured channel information of the
downlink carriers and the uplink data to be transmitted comprises:

performing a code block concatenation process on channel-encoded and rate-matched service data, encoding jointly CQI information
of the downlink carriers in the set of downlink carriers, and encoding jointly PMI information of the downlink carriers in
the set of downlink carriers;

multiplexing the jointly encoded CQI information of the downlink carriers, the jointly encoded PMI information of the downlink
carriers and the code block concatenation-processed service data; and

performing the interleaving process on the multiplexed data, RI information of the respective downlink carriers which is encoded
separately and ACK/NACK information of the respective downlink carriers which is encoded separately;

or
performing, by the user equipment, the multiplexing and interleaving processes on the measured channel information of the
downlink carriers and the uplink data to be transmitted comprises:

performing a code block concatenation process on channel-encoded and rate-matched service data, and channel-encoding separately
CQI information of the respective downlink carriers, and channel-encoding separately PMI information of the downlink carriers
in the set of downlink carriers;

multiplexing the separately channel-encoded CQI information of the respective downlink carriers, the separately channel-encoded
PMI information and the code block concatenation-processed service data; and

performing the interleaving process on the multiplexed data, the RI information of the respective downlink carriers which
is encoded separately and the ACK/NACK information of the respective downlink carriers which is encoded separately.

US Pat. No. 9,826,567

D2D SWITCHOVER METHOD, SYSTEM, AND DEVICE

CHINA ACADEMY OF TELECOMM...

1. A Device-to-Device, D2D, switching method, comprising:
determining, by a network-side device according to one or combination of resource management information and channel state
information, whether a D2D user equipment needs to be D2D-switched; and

triggering, by the network-side device, the D2D user equipment to be switched to a different system for device-to-device communication,
or to perform device-to-device communication through the network-side device, or to perform device-to-device communication
in a present system without being controlled by the network-side device, upon determining that the D2D user equipment needs
to be D2D-switched;

wherein determining, by the network-side device from the resource management information, whether the D2D user equipment needs
to be D2D-switched comprises:

determining, by the network-side device, the D2D user equipment needs to be D2D-switched, upon determining that a D2D switching
condition is satisfied, or determining, by the network-side device, whether the D2D user equipment needs to be D2D-switched
according to one or combination of a priority of service of the D2D user equipment and a type of service resource for D2D
communication;

wherein the D2D switching condition comprises one or a combination of following conditions:
an interference value or an interference average value to which a user equipment in non-device-to-device communication is
actually subjected when other user equipments are in device-to-device communication is more than a first threshold;

an interference value or an interference average value to which a user equipment in non-device-to-device communication is
estimated to be subjected when other user equipments are in device-to-device communication is more than a second threshold;

an interference value or an interference average value to which the D2D user equipment is actually subjected in device-to-device
communication is more than a third threshold;

an interference value or an interference average value to which the D2D user equipment is estimated to be subjected in device-to-device
communication is more than a fourth threshold;

the ratio of a network resource to be occupied by the D2D user equipment needing device-to-device communication to total network
resources is more than a fifth threshold;

the ratio of a network resource occupied by the D2D user equipment in device-to-device communication to total network resources
is more than a sixth threshold;

power of a signal, received by the D2D user equipment, transmitted by the network side is lower than an eighth threshold,
or higher than a ninth threshold, or lower than the eighth threshold and higher than the ninth threshold; and

switching of the D2D user equipment is allowed to be admitted in the different system;
wherein if the D2D user equipment needs to be in device-to-device communication, then the interference value to the D2D user
equipment is total power received over a resource for D2D communication in a network configured or predefined time window,
and the interference average value is a power average value over a unit of resource for D2D communication in the network configured
or predefined time window; and

if the D2D user equipment is in device-to-device communication, then the interference value to the D2D user equipment is a
signal to interference and noise ratio in device-to-device communication of the D2D user equipment, and the interference average
value is a quantified parameter related to a signal to interference and noise ratio in device-to-device communication of the
D2D user equipment.

US Pat. No. 9,660,779

METHOD, DEVICE, AND SYSTEM FOR TRANSMITTING REFERENCE SIGNAL

CHINA ACADEMY OF TELECOMM...

1. A method for transmitting a reference signal, wherein the method comprises:
determining, by the network side, sub-frames for carrying reference signals;
determining, by the network side, pilot ports of the reference signals; and
transmitting, by the network side, the reference signals, configured on the pilot ports, in the determined sub-frames,
wherein all the determined pilot ports comprise at least one row of horizontal pilot ports and one column of vertical pilot
ports, and the reference signals configured on the horizontal pilot ports are horizontal reference signals, whereas the reference
signals configured on the vertical pilot ports are vertical reference signals;

wherein the horizontal reference signals and the vertical reference signals are Channel State Information-Reference Signals,
CSI-RS's, defined in the 3GPP standard;

wherein if the sub-frames carrying the horizontal reference signals and the sub-frames carrying the vertical reference signals
are the same sub-frames, determining, by the network side, the pilot ports of the reference signals comprises:

configuring, by the network side, all of antenna ports in an array of antenna ports as pilot ports and determining each row
of pilot ports as a row of horizontal pilot ports and each column of pilot ports as a column of vertical pilot ports, wherein
the array of antenna ports is an array in which antenna ports supported by a cell are arranged, and a row in the array of
antenna ports represents a horizontal direction and comprises M antenna ports, a column therein represents a vertical direction
and comprises N antenna ports, and both M and N represent positive integers no less than 1; or

virtualizing, by the network side, antennas according to the array of antenna ports into a row of pilot ports and a column
of pilot ports for which reference signals need to be configured and determining the row of pilot ports as horizontal pilot
ports and the column of pilot ports as vertical pilot ports, wherein the number of the row of pilot ports is M, and the number
of the column of pilot ports is N;

wherein determining, by the network side, each row of pilot ports as a row of horizontal pilot ports and each column of pilot
ports as a row of vertical pilot ports further comprises:

if M*N is no larger than the largest number of ports configurable for CSI-RS's, then determining, by the network side, the
same CSI-RS configuration defined in the 3GPP standard as configurations of the reference signal of each horizontal pilot
port and the reference signal of each vertical pilot port, wherein the CSI-RS configuration comprises a periodicity at which,
an offset of a sub-frame in which, and time and frequency locations at which a CSI-RS is transmitted; or

the network side allocates port numbers 15 to (15+M?1) for each row of pilot ports so that the port numbers of each row of
horizontal pilot ports are 15 to (15+M?1), and all the port numbers of the j-th column of vertical pilot ports are (15+j?1),
wherein j represents an integer and the value of j ranges from 1 to M; and the network side allocates port numbers 15 to (15+N?1)
for each column of pilot ports so that the port numbers of each column of vertical pilot ports are 15 to (15+N?1), all the
port numbers of the i-th row of horizontal pilot ports are (15+i?1), wherein i represents an integer and the value of i ranges
from 1 to N;

wherein virtualizing, by the network side, the antennas comprises:
virtualizing, by the network side, the antennas by constant antenna virtualization weights into a row of pilot ports and a
column of pilot ports for which reference signals need to be configured; and

configuring, by the network side, a row of pilot ports as a result of virtualizing the antennas as horizontal pilot ports
and a column of pilot ports as the result of virtualizing the antennas as vertical pilot ports further comprises:

if M+N is no larger than the largest number of ports configurable for CSI-RS's, then determining, by the network side, the
same CSI-RS configuration defined in the 3GPP standard as configurations of the reference signal of each horizontal pilot
port and the reference signal of each vertical pilot port.

US Pat. No. 9,577,721

METHOD AND EQUIPMENT FOR INFORMATION TRANSMISSION BASED ON COORDINATED MULTIPLE POINT TRANSMISSION

CHINA ACADEMY OF TELECOMM...

1. A method for information transmission based on coordinated multipoint transmission, comprising:
determining, by a user equipment (UE), a main transmission point;
determining, by the UE, RANK information of the main transmission point, and channel state information corresponding to the
RANK information, wherein the RANK refers to a number of spatial multiplexing data layers; and

sending, by the UE, the RANK information and the channel state information of the main transmission point to a network side
equipment;

wherein the method further comprises:
receiving, by the UE, configuration information of the measurement set from the network side equipment, wherein the configuration
information of the measurement set comprises identification information of a transmission point and pilot configuration information
of the transmission point, or comprises pilot configuration information of the transmission point;

taking, by the UE, the RANK information of the main transmission point as RANK information of the transmission point, and
determining the channel state information corresponding to the RANK information of the transmission point; and

sending, by the UE, the channel state information corresponding to the RANK information of the transmission point to the network
side equipment.

US Pat. No. 9,571,236

DOWNLINK CONTROL SIGNALLING TRANSMISSION METHOD AND DEVICE

China Academy of Telecomm...

1. A method of transmitting Downlink Control Information (DCI), applicable to a scenario where a Time Division Duplex (TDD)
carrier and a Frequency Division Duplex (FDD) carrier are aggregated, wherein for transmission of DCI over any current carrier,
the current carrier is a TDD carrier or an FDD carrier to be scheduled, the method comprises:
determining Downlink Assignment Index (DAI) information fields in uplink scheduling DCI and downlink scheduling DCI to be
carried over the current carrier and a Hybrid Automatic Repeat ReQuest (HARQ) process number information field in the downlink
scheduling DCI, dependent upon a duplex mode of a primary carrier, wherein a uplink scheduling DCI to be carried over a current
TDD carrier comprises no DAI field the same as a uplink scheduling DCI carried over a primary FDD carrier, a downlink scheduling
DCI to be carried over the current TDD carrier comprises no DAI field and 3 bits HARQ process number information field the
same as downlink scheduling DCI carried over the primary FDD carrier, or a uplink scheduling DCI to be carried over a current
FDD carrier comprises 2 bits of DAI field the same as a uplink scheduling DCI carried over a primary TDD carrier, a downlink
scheduling DCI to be carried over the current FDD carrier comprises 2 bits of DAI and 4 bits of HARQ process number information
fields the same as a downlink scheduling DCI carried over the primary TDD carrier;

determining an Uplink (UL) index information field in the uplink scheduling DCI to be carried over the current carrier dependent
upon a Physical Uplink Shared Channel (PUSCH) scheduling scheme currently used for the current carrier;

generating the corresponding uplink scheduling DCI and downlink scheduling DCI from results of determining the respective
information fields; and

transmitting the uplink scheduling DCI and the downlink scheduling DCI to UE over the current carrier.

US Pat. No. 9,204,426

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR CONFIGURING UPLINK CONTROL CHANNEL RESOURCE

CHINA ACADEMY OF TELECOMM...

1. A method for configuring an uplink control channel resource, comprising:
determining, by a base station, an uplink control channel resource over which a user equipment feeds back ACK/NACK; and
transmitting, by the base station, configuration signaling to the user equipment to indicate the uplink control channel resource
over which the user equipment feeds back ACK/NACK, wherein the uplink control channel resource comprises a channel resource
selected from a set of uplink control channel resources and/or an uplink control channel resource corresponding to a Control
Channel Element, CCE, occupied by a downlink control channel to be fed back, and the set of uplink control channel resources
comprises one or more channel resource elements over which ACK/NACK can be fed back;

wherein transmitting the configuration signaling to the user equipment comprises:
setting, by the base station, a resource availability indicator over a Physical Downlink Control Channel, PDCCH, according
to the number of uplink control channel resources corresponding to CCEs occupied by the downlink control channel to be fed
back;

wherein if the set of uplink control channel resources comprises a number N of resource elements corresponding to a number
N of channel resources or groups of channel resources over which the user equipment can feed back ACK/NACK, and a corresponding
channel resource index is set in correspondence to each resource element, wherein N is an integer more than or equal to 1,
and then adding the resource availability indicator over the Physical Downlink Control Channel, PDCCH, comprises:

adding signaling of ?log2(N+1)? bits to all DCI formats borne over the PDCCH, and among a number N+1 of statuses indicated in the signaling, there
are a number N of statuses indicating the channel resource indexes of elements in the set of uplink control channel resources,
over which the user equipment can feed back ACK/NACK and the remaining one status indicating that ACK/NACK is fed back over
the uplink control channel resources corresponding to the CCEs occupied by the downlink control channel when the user equipment
feeds back ACK/NACK with transmit diversity;

or
encoding signaling of ?log2(N+1)? bits jointly with other signaling in a DCI format to thereby add the resource availability indicator over the Physical
Downlink Control Channel, PDCCH; or

reusing signaling in a DCI format to represent the N+1 statuses to thereby add the resource availability indicator over the
Physical Downlink Control Channel, PDCCH;

wherein among the N+1 of statuses, there are a number N of statuses indicating the channel resource indexes of elements in
the set of uplink control channel resources, over which the user equipment can feed back ACK/NACK and the remaining one status
indicating that ACK/NACK is fed back over the uplink control channel resources corresponding to the CCEs occupied by the downlink
control channel when the user equipment feeds back ACK/NACK with transmit diversity.

US Pat. No. 9,900,899

DYNAMIC SPECTRUM ALLOCATION METHOD AND DYNAMIC SPECTRUM ALLOCATION DEVICE

CHINA ACADEMY OF TELECOMM...

1. A dynamic spectrum allocation method, comprising steps of:
allocating, by a centralized node, a spectrum, and transmitting a spectrum allocation result to a communication node, so that
the communication node operates on a spectrum resource corresponding to the communication node in accordance with the spectrum
allocation result and performs statistics of communication quality measurement information;

receiving, by the centralized node, the communication quality measurement information reported by the communication node;
and

determining, by the centralized node, whether or not it is required to trigger the spectrum re-allocation for the communication
node in accordance with the communication quality measurement information about the communication node, and when it is required
to trigger the spectrum re-allocation for the communication node, re-allocating the spectrum for the communication node,

wherein the step of determining, by the centralized node, whether or not it is required to trigger the spectrum re-allocation
for the communication node in accordance with the communication quality measurement information about the communication node
comprises:

judging, by the centralized node, whether or not the communication quality measurement information about the communication
node exceeds a predetermined quality threshold, and when the communication quality measurement information about the communication
node does not exceed the predetermined quality threshold, determining that it is required to trigger the spectrum re-allocation
for the communication node.

US Pat. No. 9,883,541

COMMUNICATION SWITCHING AND ESTABLISHING METHOD AND DEVICE

China Academy of Telecomm...

7. A method for establishing communication, the method comprising:
judging, by an access network device, whether a core network side link needs to be established for communication between a
first user equipment and a second user equipment upon determining that D2D link communication needs to be established between
the first user equipment and the second user equipment;

if the core network side link needs to be established for communication between the first user equipment and the second user
equipment, then sending, by the access network device, a service request for communication between the first user equipment
and the second user equipment to a core network device so that the core network device establishes a core network side link
for the service request; and sending D2D link configuration information and a D2D link establishing instruction to the first
user equipment and/or the second user equipment to instruct a D2D link for communication between the first user equipment
and the second user equipment to be established according to the D2D link configuration information, upon reception of an
air interface link establishing instruction sent by the core network device;

if no core network side link needs to be established for communication between the first user equipment and the second user
equipment, then sending, by the access network device, D2D link configuration information and a D2D link establishing instruction
to the first user equipment and/or the second user equipment to instruct a D2D link for communication between the first user
equipment and the second user equipment to be established according to the D2D link configuration information.

US Pat. No. 9,819,450

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR SENDING AND RECEIVING ACKNOWLEDGEMENT FEEDBACK INFORMATION

China Academy of Telecomm...

1. A method for transmitting feedback information, applicable to carrier aggregation with at least one Time Division Duplex
(TDD) carrier and at least one Frequency Division Duplex (FDD) carrier, the method comprising:
receiving, by a UE, configuration signaling transmitted by the network side, wherein the configuration signaling indicates
information about grouping of M downlink carriers aggregated in the carrier aggregation into N groups, wherein each group
comprises at least one downlink carrier among the M downlink carriers, and the same duplex mode is applied to downlink carriers
belonging to a group; and the configuration signaling further configures each group with an uplink carrier, wherein the same
duplex mode as a downlink carrier in a group is applied to the uplink carrier configured for the group; and M represents a
positive integer, and N represents a positive integer no more than M;

determining, by the UE, at least one uplink carrier for transmitting feedback information corresponding to downlink data,
according to the configuration signaling; and

receiving, by the UE, the downlink data and transmitting the feedback information corresponding to the downlink data to the
network side according to a result of determination;

wherein determining the at least one uplink carrier for transmitting the feedback information corresponding to the downlink
data, according to the configuration signaling comprises:

determining that the feedback information corresponding to all the downlink data transmitted in first category of groups is
to be transmitted over an uplink carrier C? in an uplink subframe n, wherein the first category consists of any group for
which feedback information is to be transmitted in the uplink subframe n; and the uplink carrier C? is an uplink carrier configured
for a group with the highest priority in the first category.

US Pat. No. 9,820,261

MAPPING METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR RESOURCE STATUS PROCESS

China Academy Of Telecomm...

1. A method for realizing a resource status mapping process in a Long Term Evolution Advanced (LTE-A) system where one or
more Relay Nodes (RNs) are connected with a source evolved Node B (eNB) via a Donor evolved Node B (DeNB), the method comprising:
receiving, by the DeNB, a resource status request message from the source eNB, wherein the resource status request message
includes cell information to be reported;

allocating, by the DeNB, a Measurement ID to the source eNB in accordance with the resource status request message;
establishing, by the DeNB, context information for the source eNB, wherein the context information stores therein a corresponding
relationship between the allocated Measurement ID and the source eNB; and

sending, by the DeNB, the resource status request message carrying the Measurement ID to the one or more RNs.

US Pat. No. 9,780,935

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR TRANSMITTING DOWNLINK PILOT

CHINA ACADEMY OF TELECOMM...

1. A method for transmitting a dedicated pilot, comprising the steps of:
configuring a dedicated pilot with an orthogonal sequence over a resource for transmission of the dedicated pilot according
to a preset mapping rule; and

transmitting the dedicated pilot in a Code Division Multiplexing, CDM, mode or in a hybrid CDM and Frequency Division Multiplexing,
FDM, mode,

wherein adjacent sub-carriers, corresponding to the same port, for transmission of the dedicated pilot have their orthogonal
sequences selected from different sets of orthogonal sequences;

for a system at a transmission rank of 1 to 4, two adjacent sub-carriers, corresponding to the same port, for transmission
of the dedicated pilot have their orthogonal sequences selected from different sets of orthogonal sequences; for a system
at a transmission rank of 5 to 8, two adjacent sub-carriers, corresponding to the same port, for transmission of the dedicated
pilot have their orthogonal sequences selected from different sets of orthogonal sequences;

wherein for a system at the transmission rank of 1 to 4, two adjacent sub-carriers, corresponding to the same port, for transmission
of the dedicated pilot have their orthogonal sequences selected from different sets of orthogonal sequences in a frequency
order within a system bandwidth; for a system at the transmission rank of 5 to 8, two adjacent sub-carriers, corresponding
to the same port, for transmission of the dedicated pilot have their orthogonal sequences selected from different sets of
orthogonal sequences in a frequency order within a system bandwidth.

US Pat. No. 9,781,740

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR SCHEDULING RESOURCE IN COORDINATED MULTI-POINT TRANSMISSION

CHINA ACADEMY OF TELECOMM...

1. A method for scheduling resources in Coordinated Multi-Point, CoMP, transmission, the method comprising:
receiving, by a serving base station, Channel State Information, CSI, reported by UEs, and determining resulting pre-coding
matrixes prohibited from being used by a cooperating base station, according to a result of pre-negotiation with the cooperating
base station; and

performing, by the serving base station, resource scheduling, according to the received CSI, and the resulting pre-coding
matrixes prohibited from being used by the cooperating base station,

before the serving base station receives the CSI reported by the UEs, the method further comprises:
determining, by the serving base station, pre-coding matrixes requested for being prohibited from being used by the cooperating
base station, and sending to the cooperating base station an indicator of the pre-coding matrixes requested for being prohibited
from being used by the cooperating base station; and

receiving, by the serving base station, an indicator, sent by the cooperating base station, of the resulting pre-coding matrixes
prohibited from being used by the cooperating base station, and determining the resulting pre-coding matrixes prohibited from
being used by the cooperating base station according to the indicator;

wherein the result of pre-negotiation can be used for multiple resource scheduling.

US Pat. No. 9,693,376

SIGNAL TRANSMISSION METHOD AND DEVICE

CHINA ACADEMY OF TELECOMM...

1. A signal transmission method, comprising:
acquiring, by a UE, resource position information, used for indicating the UE to transmit identification signal of the UE,
from a network side; and

determining, by the UE, a specific resource for transmitting the identification signal according to the resource position
information, and transmitting the identification signal of the UE on the specific resource;

wherein the method further comprises:
acquiring, by the UE, parameter information used for indicating the UE to transmit the identification signal from the network
side;

wherein the transmitting, by the UE, the identification signal of the UE on the specific resource comprises:
transmitting, by the UE, the identification signal of the UE on the specific resource according to the parameter information;
wherein transmitting, by the UE, the identification signal of the UE on the specific resource according to the parameter information
comprises:

monitoring, by the UE, N consecutive identification signal sub-frames, wherein the N consecutive identification signal sub-frames
are next N consecutive identification signal sub-frames beginning from the time of needing to transmit the identification
signal, and N is a positive integer; and randomly selecting, by the UE, an identification signal resource to transmit its
own identification signal if the N consecutive identification signal sub-frames are free; and/or

selecting, by the UE, a resource to transmit its own identification signal according to an indication of the resource position
information, beginning from time of needing to transmit the identification signal; and repeatedly transmitting, by the UE,
the identification signal for N times in a specific time according to repetition parameters transmitted by the network side,
after transmitting the identification signal for the first time, wherein the specific time and N are the repetition parameters.

US Pat. No. 9,622,217

UPLINK/DOWNLINK CONFIGURATION METHOD AND DEVICE IN SYSTEM USING TIME DIVISION DUPLEX COMMUNICATION MODE

CHINA ACADEMY OF TELECOMM...

1. An uplink-downlink configuration method in a system in a Time Division Duplex (TDD) communication mode, the method comprising:
a central node device receiving a reference information, for configuring an uplink-downlink configuration, transmitted by
a network node device managed by the central node device;

the central node device configuring the uplink-downlink configuration according to the received reference information; and
the central node device transmitting information about the uplink-downlink configuration configured by the central node device
to the corresponding network node device or to a corresponding network node device and a user equipment;

wherein the reference information comprises a combination of at least one of following information and an utilization ratio
of uplink sub-frames, an utilization ratio of downlink sub-frames of the network node device, and the user equipment;

wherein the following information comprises:
an amount of data to be transmitted in the uplink and an amount of data to be transmitted in the downlink of the network node
device and/or the user equipment;

an amount of data to be transmitted in the uplink, an amount of data to be transmitted in the downlink, an amount of data
transmitted in the uplink and an amount of data transmitted in the downlink of the network node device and/or the user equipment;

a demand ratio of uplink/downlink sub-frames of the network node device and/or the user equipment; and
a reference configuration information of uplink/downlink sub-frames of the network node device and/or the user equipment.

US Pat. No. 9,609,578

METHOD, APPARATUS AND SYSTEM FOR TRANSMITTING GATEWAY ADDRESS

CHINA ACADEMY OF TELECOMM...

1. A method for transmitting a gateway address, wherein the method comprises:
determining, by an eNB, a gateway IP address of a mobility anchor which serves as a gateway of a mobile Relay Node, RN, upon
determining an accessing device to be the mobile RN; and

transmitting, by the eNB, the determined gateway IP address to a Mobility Management Entity, MME, serving for the mobile RN,
wherein before determining the gateway IP address of the mobility anchor, the method further comprises: transmitting, by the
eNB, an Interface Setup Request messages comprising identification information indicating that the eNB is a donor eNB.

US Pat. No. 9,445,296

METHOD, SYSTEM, AND DEVICE FOR CONFIGURING CHANNEL MEASUREMENT AND DL CSI FEEDBACK

China Academy of Telecomm...

1. A method for configuring channel measurement, comprising:
a network side device dividing downlink sub-frames into a plurality of groups of downlink sub-frames; and
the network side device notifying a user equipment of channel measurement configuration information corresponding to the groups
of downlink sub-frames;

wherein after the network side device notifies the user equipment of the channel measurement configuration information corresponding
to the groups of downlink sub-frames, the method further comprises:

the network side device triggering the user equipment to feed back downlink Channel State Information, DL CSI, of at least
one of the groups of downlink sub-frames,

wherein the network side device triggering the user equipment to feed back the DL CSI of at least one of the groups of downlink
sub-frames comprises:

the network side device triggering the user equipment to feed back the DL CSI of at least one of the groups of downlink sub-frames
through Channel Quality Indicator, CQI, request information in an uplink, UL, grant;

wherein a plurality of bits are occupied by the CQI request information; and
the network side device triggering the user equipment to feed back the DL CSI of at least one of the groups of downlink sub-frames
through the CQI request information in the UL grant comprises:

the network side device determining a bit value corresponding to a group of downlink sub-frames, for which a feedback is required,
according to a correspondence relationship between the group of downlink sub-frames and the bit value, determining the CQI
request information according to the determined bit value and notifying the user equipment of the determined CQI request information;
or

the network side device determining a bit value corresponding to a set of downlink sub-frames, for which a feedback is required,
according to a correspondence relationship between the set of downlink sub-frames and the bit value, determining the CQI request
information according to the determined bit value and notifying the user equipment of the determined CQI request information,
wherein one set of downlink sub-frames includes at least one group of downlink sub-frames.

US Pat. No. 9,883,534

RANDOM ACCESS METHOD AND APPARATUS BASED ON MULTIPLE UPLINK TIMING ADVANCES

CHINA ACADEMY OF TELECOMM...

1. A method for performing random access based on multiple uplink timing advances, comprising:
in response to acquiring that a user equipment (UE) has multiple uplink timing advances, initiating, by a network side, a
random access on a designated carrier of a secondary cell (SCell) for the UE;

wherein initiating the random access on the designated carrier of the SCell for the UE comprises:
determining, by the network side, a carrier for transmitting a random access resource allocation message Msg0 according to
whether cross-carrier scheduling is configured for the designated carrier on which the random access is to be initiated;

transmitting, by the network side, the random access resource allocation message Msg0 on a scheduling carrier configured in
response to determining that cross-carrier scheduling is configured for a designated carrier on which a random access of a
secondary cell (SCell) is to be initiated for a user equipment (UE); and

transmitting, by the network side, the Msg0 on a downlink carrier of the SCell in which the random access is to be initiated
in response to determining that the cross-carrier scheduling is not configured for the designated carrier on which the random
access is to be initiated; and

wherein initiating the random access on the designated carrier of the SCell for the UE further comprises:
transmitting, by the network side, a random access response message (Msg2) Media Access Control (MAC) Protocol Data Unit (PDU)
on the downlink carrier of the SCell in which the random access is initiated; or

transmitting, by the network side, an Msg2 MAC PDU on the same carrier as a Msg2 scheduling command.

US Pat. No. 9,801,214

METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR ASSIGNING C-RNTI

China Academy of Telecomm...

1. A method for allocating a Cell-Radio Network Temporary Identity (C-RNTI) in a scenario where cell resources of a plurality
of base stations are aggregated for a User Equipment (UE), wherein the method comprises:
allocating, by an initial access base station, to the UE a dedicated C-RNTI of bearer separation for use in a state of bearer
separation, wherein the dedicated C-RNTI of bearer separation belongs to a set of dedicated Radio Network Temporary Identities
(RNTIs) of bearer separation maintained jointly by the base stations aggregated for the UE, wherein the set of dedicated RNTIs
for bearer separation comprises a range of RNTI values maintained jointly by the aggregated base stations and reserved for
the base stations to exchange a C-RNTI; and

notifying, by the initial access base station, the UE and a base station aggregated with the initial access base station respectively
of the dedicated C-RNTI.

US Pat. No. 9,800,299

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR COORDINATED SCHEDULING

CHINA ACADEMY OF TELECOMM...

1. A method for coordinated scheduling, comprising:
establishing, by a first base station, correspondences between sub-bands and spatial information, and communicating, by the
first base station, the correspondences between sub-bands and spatial information with a base station of a cooperative cell;

obtaining, by the first base station, scheduling sub-band which suffers strong interference from said cooperative cell, according
to the correspondences between sub-bands and spatial information;

preventing, by the first base station, implementing scheduling on said scheduling sub-band which suffers strong interference
from said cooperative cell;

wherein, establishing, by the first base station, the correspondences between sub-bands and spatial information, comprising:
grouping, by the first base station, user equipments in serving cell, user equipments in same group being corresponding to
same/similar spatial information;

establishing, by the first base station, the correspondences between sub-bands and groups of user equipments, thereby establishing
the correspondences between sub-bands and spatial information.

US Pat. No. 9,775,056

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR PERFORMING INTERFERENCE CONTROL

CHINA ACADEMY OF TELECOMM...

1. A method for performing interference control, comprising:
determining, by a network side device, a traffic load parameter value of each cell and a measurement parameter value between
base stations which serve for any two cells, the measurement parameter value between the base stations is one or more of the
following parameter values: a path loss value, a coupling loss value or an interference power value;

for the two cells, determining, by the network side device, an interference control threshold value according to the traffic
load parameter values of the two cells, comparing the measurement parameter value determined with the interference control
threshold value and dividing the two cells into clusters according to the comparison result; and

performing, by the network side device, interference control according to clusters after dividing;
wherein the performing, by the network side device, interference control according to the clusters after dividing comprises:
the network side device using the same uplink and downlink configuration for the cells in the same cluster, wherein the uplink
and downlink configuration is an allocation pattern of uplink and downlink sub-frames in a radio frame; and

the network side device using same or different uplink and downlink configurations for the cells in the different clusters.

US Pat. No. 9,775,061

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR THREE-DIMENSIONAL CHANNEL MEASUREMENT RESOURCE CONFIGURATION AND QUALITY MEASUREMENT

CHINA ACADEMY OF TELECOMM...

1. A method for configuring resources for three-dimensional channel measurement, the method comprising:
selecting, by a base station provided with a two-dimensional array of antennas, channel quality measurement resources for
three-dimensional channel measurement from channel quality measurement resources preconfigured for a user equipment, wherein
each of the channel quality measurement resources corresponds to one time-frequency resource position and at least one port;
and

transmitting, by the base station for each of the selected channel quality measurement resources a channel measurement reference
signal to the user equipment via the port or ports corresponding to the channel quality measurement resource on the time-frequency
resource position corresponding to the channel quality measurement resource, and transmitting indicators of the selected channel
quality measurement resources to the user equipment;

wherein selecting, by the base station, the channel quality measurement resources for three-dimensional channel measurement
from the channel quality measurement resources preconfigured for the user equipment comprises:

selecting, by the base station, at least one of the channel quality measurement resources preconfigured for the user equipment
as a channel quality measurement resource for three-dimensional channel measurement, wherein the sum of the numbers of ports
corresponding to the respective selected channel quality measurement resource is equal to the total number of ports to be
measured for three-dimensional-Multiple Input Multiple Output, 3D-MIMO.

US Pat. No. 9,736,714

METHOD, SYSTEM, AND DEVICE FOR POWER HEADROOM REPORTING AND SUB-FRAME SCHEDULING

China Academy of Telecomm...

1. A method of power headroom reporting, wherein the method comprises:
determining Power Headroom (PH) information of each of configured and active cells at a current instant if PH information
is required to be reported, wherein the configured and active cells are aggregated with different Time Division Duplex (TDD)
Uplink/Downlink (UL/DL) configurations for a user equipment (UE), and the configured and active cells comprise a cell which
is configured with a downlink subframe at the current instant; and

reporting the determined PH information which comprise the PH information of the configured and active cell which is configured
with a downlink subframe at the current instant; wherein determining PH information of each of configured and active cells
at a current instant comprises:

for the cell which is configured with a downlink subframe at the current instant, virtualizing the downlink subframe by calculating
the PH information of the cell according to a virtual Physical Uplink Control Channel (PUCCH) transmission format.

US Pat. No. 9,723,478

UE CONFIGURATION METHOD, NETWORK SIDE DEVICE AND SYSTEM FOR PROXIMITY AWARENESS

CHINA ACADEMY OF TELECOMM...

1. A method of configuring a transmitting User Equipment (UE) for proximity awareness, the method comprising:
receiving and storing, by a network side device, subscription information of the UE transmitted by a Home Subscriber Server
(HSS), wherein the subscription information carries respective types of services to which the UE subscribes;

determining, by the network side device, a list of service identifiers of the respective types of services to which the UE
subscribes according to a preset mapping relationship between the service identifiers and the types of services and allocating
a temporary device identifier to the UE; and

transmitting, by the network side device, the list and the temporary device identifier to a base station so that the base
station configures the UE with the list and the temporary device identifier.

US Pat. No. 9,655,161

AUXILIARY INFORMATION REPORTING AND INFORMATION SENDING METHOD AND DEVICE

CHINA ACADEMY OF TELECOMM...

1. A method for reporting auxiliary information, the method comprising:
reporting, by a user equipment, auxiliary information to a source base station;
determining, by the user equipment, whether the auxiliary information needs to be reported again in a destination cell; and
if it is determined that the auxiliary information needs to be reported again in the destination cell, then reporting, by
the user equipment, the auxiliary information to a destination base station after the user equipment is switched to the destination
cell;

wherein the user equipment determines whether the auxiliary information needs to be reported again in the destination cell
in one of the following six approaches:

in a first approach, the user equipment receives indication signaling transmitted by the source base station, wherein the
indication signaling indicates whether the auxiliary information reported by the user equipment to the source base station
before the source base station transmits a handover command is forwarded by the source base station to the destination base
station, or indicates whether the user equipment needs to report again the lastly reported auxiliary information in the destination
cell; and the user equipment determines from the indication signaling whether the lastly reported auxiliary information needs
to be reported again in the destination cell;

in a second approach, the user equipment starts an auxiliary information forward judgment timer according to configuration
information of the auxiliary information forward judgment timer after the auxiliary information is reported to the source
base station; and judges whether the auxiliary information forward judgment timer expires when a handover command transmitted
by the source base station is received, and if the timer expires, then the user equipment determines that the auxiliary information
does not need to be reported again in the destination cell; otherwise, the user equipment determines that the auxiliary information
needs to be reported again in the destination cell;

in a third approach, if the auxiliary information is auxiliary information reported by the user equipment after a handover
measurement report is made to the source base station and before a handover command transmitted by the source base station
is received, then the user equipment determines that the auxiliary information needs to be reported again in the destination
cell; otherwise, the user equipment determines that the auxiliary information does not need to be reported again in the destination
cell;

in a fourth approach, if the auxiliary information is auxiliary information reported by the user equipment after a handover
measurement report has been made to the source base station for a preset period of time and before a handover command transmitted
by the source base station is received, then the user equipment determines that the auxiliary information needs to be reported
again in the destination cell; otherwise, the user equipment determines that the auxiliary information does not need to be
reported again in the destination cell;

in a fifth approach, the user equipment judges whether the difference between a point of time when a handover command is received,
and a point of time when the auxiliary information is reported to the source base station is less than a preset value of time,
and if so, then the user equipment determines that the auxiliary information needs to be reported again in the destination
cell; otherwise, the user equipment determines that the auxiliary information does not need to be reported again in the destination
cell; and

in a sixth approach, the user equipment receives a point of time, transmitted by the source base station, when the source
base station transmits a handover request to the destination base station; and judges whether a point of time when the auxiliary
information is transmitted to the source base station is later than the point of time when the source base station transmits
the handover request to the destination base station, and if so, then the user equipment determines that the auxiliary information
needs to be reported again in the destination cell;

otherwise, the user equipment determines that the auxiliary information does not need to be reported again in the destination
cell.

US Pat. No. 9,648,585

DATA TRANSMISSION METHOD AND DEVICE

China Academy of Telecomm...

1. A method of transmitting data, the method comprising:
determining, by a base station, a group air interface identity corresponding to an Internet Protocol, IP, broadcast address
or an IP multicast destination address, wherein the group air interface identity is a Group Radio Network Temporary Identity,
G-RNTI, wherein the base station is connected with a network side via an IP interface;

configuring, by the base station, user equipments in a group with the group air interface identity, wherein the base station
configuring the group air interface identity comprises: the base station transmitting the group air interface identity to
each of the user equipments in the group in a downlink transmission bearer configuration command scrambled by a Cell Radio
Network Temporary Identity, C-RNTI, of the user equipment;

scheduling, by the base station, and transmitting data via an air interface using the group air interface identity;
wherein scheduling, by the base station, and transmitting data via the air interface using the group air interface identity
comprises:

scheduling, by the base station, and transmitting data via the air interface over a specific group channel using the group
air interface identity;

wherein the specific group channel includes a logic channel Group Control Channel, GCCH, a logic channel Group Traffic Channel,
GTCH, and a transport channel Group Channel, GCH, wherein the GCCH is configured to carry air interface configuration information
of an IP multicast group, the GTCH is configured to carry IP multicast data packets with a same IP multicast destination address
and with a same transmission characteristic or transmission characteristics in a same range; and the GCH is a point-to-multipoint
transport channel configured to transport IP multicast data to all of user equipments in a group; and

wherein the GCCH and the GTCH are mapped to the GCH and further to a Physical Downlink Shared Channel, PDSCH; or the GCCH
and the GTCH are mapped to a Downlink Shared Channel, DL-SCH, and further to a Physical Downlink Shared Channel, PDSCH.

US Pat. No. 9,622,018

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR PROCESSING DATA TRANSMISSION OF MACHINE-TYPE COMMUNICATION DEVICE

China Academy of Telecomm...

1. A method for a data transmission process of a Machine Type Communication (MTC) device, comprising:
determining, at a network side, a scheme of transmitting user data on a control plane for the MTC device; and
instructing, at the network side, the MTC device to transmit user data on the control plane using the determined scheme,
wherein the scheme of transmitting user data on the control plane for the MTC device includes
an indication of types of signaling allowed to be used by the MTC device to transmit user data and a size limit of user data
allowed to be carried in each respective type of signaling;

wherein when instructing the MTC device at the network side is by a core network node, the method further comprises
determining, by the core network node, from its processing capacity and a signaling strength of a connected access network
node, the scheme of transmitting user data on the control plane for the MTC device.

US Pat. No. 9,615,245

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR PROCESSING CARRIER AGGREGATION CAPABILITY

China Academy Of Telecomm...

1. A method for processing carrier aggregation capability, comprising:
sending, by a user equipment, a carrier aggregation capability of the user equipment to a network side;
wherein the carrier aggregation capability comprises at least one of:
different aggregation bands supported by the user equipment;
an aggregation bandwidth supported by the user equipment for a continuous aggregation in one band;
aggregation frequencies supported by the user equipment for a discontinuous aggregation in one band;
a number of aggregated carriers supported by the user equipment; or
whether a carrier aggregation between different bands is supported by the user equipment and whether a carrier aggregation
in one band is supported by the user equipment; and

wherein the sending, by the user equipment, the carrier aggregation capability of the user equipment to the network side comprises:
sending, by the user equipment, a carrier aggregation capability between different bands to the network side, in a case that
the user equipment supports the carrier aggregation between different bands;

sending, by the user equipment, a carrier aggregation capability in one band to the network side, in a case that the user
equipment supports the carrier aggregation in one band;

sending, by the user equipment, carrier aggregation capabilities between different bands and in one band to the network side
respectively, or

sending, by the user equipment, a combination of carrier aggregation capabilities between different bands and in one band
to the network side, in a case that the user equipment supports the carrier aggregation between different bands and the carrier
aggregation in one band.

US Pat. No. 9,591,439

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR TRANSMITTING LOCATION INFORMATION OF USER EQUIPMENT

China Academy of Telecomm...

1. A method for transmitting location information of a User Equipment, UE, comprising:
receiving, by a control plane management device of the UE, the location information reported by a Relay Node, RN, serving
the UE, wherein the location information comprises relevant information of a donor cell where the RN is connected; and

determining, by the control plane management device of the UE, a location of the UE according to the received location information,
and sending the latest location information of the UE to a charging function node when there is a change in location of the
UE;

wherein before receiving, by the control plane management device of the UE, the location information reported from the RN,
the method further comprises:

sending, by the control plane management device of the UE, configuration information to indicate a user location information
reporting condition to the RN;

wherein before the control plane management device of the UE sends the configuration information to indicate the user location
information reporting condition to the RN, the method further comprises: sending, by the control plane management device of
the UE, an indication flag to indicate a support of a location information reporting function to the charging function node
and receiving an activation indicator from the charging function node, wherein the indication flag to indicate a support of
the location information reporting function is an additional location information reporting indication flag to indicate a
support of a donor cell location information reporting function or a location information change reporting indication flag
to indicate a support of a serving cell location information reporting function.

US Pat. No. 9,137,674

METHOD, SYSTEM, AND DEVICE FOR TRANSMITTING STARTUP PHASE INDICATOR AND SELECTING GATEWAY NODE

China Academy of Telecomm...

1. A method for transmitting a startup phase indicator, the method comprising:
judging, by a Relay Node, RN, a current startup phase; and
transmitting, by the RN, to a serving eNB or Mobility Management Entity, MME, information for indicating the startup phase
which the RN is currently performing, wherein the transmitting particularly comprises:

when the RN is currently performing a startup phase I, the RN transmitting no information for indicating the startup phase
which the RN is currently performing to the eNB or the MME, and when the RN is currently performing a startup phase II, the
RN transmitting information for indicating that the RN is currently performing the startup phase II to the eNB or the MME;

wherein the information for indicating that the RN is currently performing the startup phase II is: a Globally Unique Temporary
Identity, GUTI.

US Pat. No. 9,807,745

RESOURCE ALLOCATION METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR RELAY NODE UNDER THE CONDITION OF CARRIER AGGREGATION

China Academy Of Telecomm...

1. A resource allocation method of a relay node under a carrier aggregation scene, comprising:
acquiring, by the relay node, information of an available cell of a Un interface;
determining, by the relay node, its relay node type according to the information of the available cell of the Un interface;
determining, by the relay node, information of a current cell available for allocation of the Un interface according to the
information of the available cell of the Un interface and the relay node type;

sending, by the relay node, the determined information of the current cell available for allocation of the Un interface to
an eNB that the relay node is affiliated to, in order to make the eNB allocate Un interface resource for the relay node according
to the information of the current cell available for allocation of the Un interface.

US Pat. No. 9,775,148

METHOD, SYSTEM AND DEVICE FOR DETERMINING TRANSMISSION LINK TYPE

CHINA ACADEMY OF TELECOMM...

1. A method for determining type of transmission link, the method comprising:
reporting, by a Device to Device (D2D) receiving UE, a first resource occupancy request over a Network to Device (N2D) link
to a network-side device so that the network-side device determines a type of a transmission link of the D2D receiving UE
in a subframe n upon reception of the first resource occupancy request; and

determining, by the D2D receiving UE, the type of the transmission link in the subframe n according to the type of the subframe
n or received link type indication information from the network-side device, wherein the subframe n is a D2D subframe, and
the type of the transmission link comprises a D2D link and the N2D link.

US Pat. No. 9,736,015

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR HANDLING RADIO LINK FAILURE

CHINA ACADEMY OF TELECOMM...

1. A method for handling radio link failure, comprising:
requesting, by a device at network side, a terminal device to send an uplink signal according to a predefined first period,
and detecting first signal quality; and

if the device at the network side determines for continuous M1 times that the first signal quality is lower than a predefined
first threshold, requesting the terminal device to send the uplink signal according to a predefined second period, and detecting
second signal quality, wherein M1 is a predefined first value and the predefined second period is larger than the predefined
first period; when determining according to the second signal quality that restoration of a radio link of the terminal device
is failed, releasing network resources corresponding to the radio link of the terminal device.

US Pat. No. 9,698,936

CONFIGURATION METHOD, SYSTEM AND DEVICE FOR UPLINK CHANNEL

CHINA ACADEMY OF TELECOMM...

1. An uplink channel configuration method, comprising:
receiving, by a terminal, information carrying an uplink transmission mode from a network side device, wherein the uplink
transmission mode is an uplink transmission mode having single carrier characteristic or multi-carrier characteristic;

calculating, by the terminal, a transmitting power headroom according to the uplink transmission mode; and
reporting, by the terminal, the calculated transmitting power headroom to the network side device, which enables the network
side device to configure a corresponding uplink channel according to the calculated transmitting power headroom,

wherein the uplink transmission mode having the single carrier characteristics is that the uplink transmission of the terminal
in a sub-frame is Physical Uplink Shared Channel (PUSCH) transmission, or the uplink transmission of the terminal in a sub-frame
is Physical Uplink Control Channel (PUCCH) transmission;

wherein the uplink transmission mode having the multi-carrier characteristics is that the uplink transmission of the terminal
in a sub-frame is PUSCH transmission, or the uplink transmission of the terminal in a sub-frame is PUCCH transmission, or
the uplink transmission of the terminal in a sub-frame is a simultaneous transmission of PUSCH and PUCCH;

wherein when the uplink transmission mode is a transmission mode having the single carrier characteristics, the terminal calculates
the transmitting power headroom through a formula PH(i)=PCMAX?PPUSCH(i), where PCMAX is the allowed maximum transmission power of the terminal, PPUSCH (i) is the transmission power of PUSCH in the sub-frame i, and PH(i) is the transmitting power headroom for the sub-frame
i; and

wherein when the uplink transmission mode is a transmission mode having the multi-carrier characteristics, the terminal calculates
the transmitting power headroom through a formula PH(i)=PCMAX?PPUSCH(i)?PPUCCH(i), where PCMAX is the allowed maximum transmission power of the terminal, PPUSCH(i) is the transmission power of PUSCH in the sub-frame i, PPUCCH is the transmission power of PUCCH in the sub-frame i, and
PH(i) is the transmitting power headroom for the sub-frame i.

US Pat. No. 9,622,095

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR MAINTAINING LONG TERM EVOLUTION BASE STATION

CHINA ACADEMY OF TELECOMM...

1. A method for maintaining a long term evolution (LTE) base station, comprising:
(a) receiving, by said base station, connecting request information sent by an equipment, wherein said connecting request
information comprises an identification information of said equipment;

(b) identifying, by said base station, whether said equipment sending the connecting request information is a network maintaining
equipment (NME) according to the identification information;

(c) if said base station has identified that said equipment is sending the connecting request information as a NME, estimating,
by said base station, whether there is enough free resource for admitting said NME at present;

(d) if said base station has estimated that there is enough free resource for admitting said NME at present, establishing,
by said base station, communication connection with said NME; and

(e) performing communication, by said base station, with said NME through the communication connection, performing maintenance
by said NME to said base station; the method further comprising:

(f) performing, by said NME, a wireless channel measurement, when said NME estimates that a measurement result of the wireless
channel being measured is lower than a default threshold, sending, by said NME, connection releasing requesting information
to said base station, receiving, by said NME, connection releasing information returned from said base station, and releasing,
by said NME the communication connection; or,

(g) receiving, by said NME, connection releasing information from said base station directly, and releasing, by said NME,
the communication connection.

US Pat. No. 9,596,052

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR TRANSMITTING MCS INDICATION INFORMATION

China Academy of Telecomm...

1. A method for transmitting Modulation and Coding Scheme (MCS) indication information, wherein the method comprises:
determining, by a network side, an MCS level corresponding to a channel scheduled by the network side for a UE, according
to channel quality and a first MCS table;

notifying, by the network side, the UE of the determined MCS level in first indication information to instruct the UE to determine
a modulation scheme and a code rate for the channel according to the MCS level;

wherein there are at least corresponding entries of MCS indexes and Transport Block Size (TBS) indexes corresponding to modulation
schemes at higher modulation orders than 6 in the first MCS table, and there is a one-to-one correspondence between MCS indexes
and MCS levels;

the method further comprising:
determining, by the network side, if there is also a second MCS table which is an MCS table specified in the 3GPP LTE Rel-11
and earlier releases;

if the network side determines that there is also a second MCS table which is an MCS table specified in the 3GPP LTE Rel-11
and earlier releases, then:

instructing the UE in second indication information to use the first MCS table or the second MCS table when the UE is determining
the modulation scheme and the code rate for the channel according to the notified MCS level.

US Pat. No. 9,591,502

METHOD AND EQUIPMENT FOR FEEDING BACK MINIMIZATION DRIVE TEST LOG

China Academy Of Telecomm...

1. A method for feeding back minimization drive test (MDT) logs, the method comprising:
determining whether a terminal equipment connects to a target cell by switching from an idle state to a connection state,
or reestablishes to a target cell in a connection state, or alters from a current attribution cell to a target cell during
a connection state, and upon positive determination thereof, said terminal equipment verifying whether feeding back MDT logs
across arbitrary attribution zones is permitted;

if said terminal equipment verifies that feeding back the MDT log across arbitrary attribution zones is not permitted, said
terminal equipment judging whether an attribution zone corresponding to evolved Node B(s) (eNB(s)) of said target cell is
a predefined valid attribution zone; and

if a judgment result is “Yes”, said terminal equipment sending log available message to eNB(s) of said target cell.

US Pat. No. 9,515,810

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR DATA TRANSMISSION

China Academy of Telecomm...

1. A data transmission method, comprising:
when time division duplex uplink/downlink configurations of a plurality of cells aggregated by a user equipment, UE, are different
and only unidirectional data transmission is allowed in an uplink/downlink collision subframe, determining, by the UE, an
allowed data transmission direction of the uplink/downlink collision subframe, wherein if transmission directions of a subframe
in different cells aggregated by the UE are different, the subframe is referred to as an uplink/downlink collision subframe;

determining, by the UE, available subframes in an uplink data transmission direction and available subframes in a downlink
data transmission direction in each cell aggregated by the UE respectively, wherein available subframes determined in a data
transmission direction opposite to the allowed data transmission direction do not comprise the uplink/downlink collision subframe;
and

transmitting, by the UE, data in the available subframes in the uplink data transmission direction, and receiving data in
the available subframes in the downlink data transmission direction.

US Pat. No. 9,801,029

METHOD, SYSTEM AND DEVICE FOR TRANSMITTING DATA

CHINA ACADEMY OF TELECOMM...

1. A method for transmitting data, comprising:
receiving, by a radio access network, data of at least one group of User Equipments, UEs, from a core network; and
transmitting, by the radio access network, data of a group to UEs in a corresponding group over a user plane shared resource;
wherein in an LTE system, the data of the group to which the UE belongs, is received by the UE over the user plane shared
resource as follows:

receiving, by the UE, scheduling information over a PDSCH resource scheduled by a PDCCH channel; and
detecting, by the UE, a PDCCH scrambled by a G-RNTI in a specific sub-frame in a length of time specified by the scheduling
information, and receiving the data of the group, to which the UE belongs, over the PDSCH; or detecting, by the UE, the PDCCH
scrambled by the G-RNTI continuously for the length of time specified by the scheduling information and receiving the data
of the group, to which the UE belongs, over the PDSCH.

US Pat. No. 9,781,717

METHOD, DEVICE AND SYSTEM FOR TRANSMITTING UPLINK INFORMATION

CHINA ACADEMY OF TELECOMM...

1. A method for receiving uplink information, the method comprising:
determining, by a macro base station, from transmitting nodes connected with a User Equipment (UE) an uplink transmitting
node for currently receiving uplink information of the UE, wherein determining, by the macro base station, the uplink transmitting
node for currently receiving the uplink information of the UE comprises:

selecting, by the macro base station, from the transmitting nodes connected with the UE a transmitting node satisfying a preset
selection criterion as the currently determined uplink transmitting node; or

determining, by the macro base station, a transmitting node, which serves a cell corresponding to identifier information transmitted
by the UE in higher-layer signaling, as the currently determined uplink transmitting node upon reception of the identifier
information, wherein the identifier information comprises identifier information of one or more cells corresponding to the
uplink transmitting node selected by the UE for itself; or

determining, by the macro base station, the uplink transmitting node for currently receiving the uplink information of the
UE, according to a rule prescribed between the macro base station and the UE, wherein after the macro base station selects
the transmitting node satisfying the preset selection criterion as the currently determined uplink transmitting node, and
before the macro base station determines the instance of time to enable the currently determined uplink transmitting node,
the method further comprises:

signaling, by the macro base station, the currently determined uplink transmitting node to the UE upon determining that the
currently determined uplink transmitting node is different from a lastly determined uplink transmitting node, wherein the
signaling carries the identifier information of the one or more cells corresponding to the currently determined uplink transmitting
node; wherein the signaling comprises Radio Resource Control (RRC) signaling, Media Access Control (MAC) signaling or physical
layer signaling; and

wherein if the signaling is the physical layer signaling, then determining, by the macro base station, the uplink transmitting
node for currently receiving the uplink information of the UE comprises:

at a specified instance of time, if there is a demand for uplink transmission over any one of component carriers aggregated
for the UE, then determining, by the macro base station, a transmitting node serving the component carrier, over which there
is the demand for uplink transmission, as the currently determined uplink transmitting node:

determining, by the macro base station, an instance of time to enable the currently determined uplink transmitting node; and
receiving, by the macro base station, the uplink information transmitted by the UE through the currently determined uplink
transmitting node after the instance of time to enable the currently determined uplink transmitting node arrives.

US Pat. No. 9,742,532

METHOD, SYSTEM AND DEVICE FOR USING TERMINAL IDENTIFIER

CHINA ACADEMY OF TELECOMM...

1. A method for using a user equipment identity, comprising:
configuring, for a user equipment performing carrier aggregation, uniform radio network temporary identity RNTI(s) in cells
where the carrier aggregation is performed;

the network side and the user equipment performing data reception and transmission using the uniform RNTI(s) configured in
the cells where the carrier aggregation is performed,

wherein the network side configuring, for the user equipment performing carrier aggregation, the uniform RNTI(s) comprises:
the network side configuring a same C-RNTI for the UE in the different cells where the carrier aggregation is performed, the
same C-RNTI is different from RNTI(s) which the network side configured for another UE and/or other RNTI(s) which the network
side configured for the UE; or

the network side not configuring a new C-RNTI(s) for UE when the network side configures the carrier aggregation or when the
network side configures and activates the carrier aggregation.

US Pat. No. 9,774,375

METHOD, SYSTEM, AND DEVICE FOR DETERMINING PRE-CODING MATRIX

CHINA ACADEMY OF TELECOMM...

1. A method for determining a pre-coding matrix, the method comprising:
performing, by a user equipment, channel estimation to obtain channel estimate values;
determining, by the user equipment, a first pre-coding matrix and a second pre-coding matrix based on the channel estimate
values;

determining, by the user equipment, a third pre-coding matrix according to the first pre-coding matrix and the second pre-coding
matrix;

determining, by the user equipment, an overall pre-coding matrix according to the determined third pre-coding matrix and the
channel estimate values, wherein the overall pre-coding matrix is a sub-matrix of the third pre-coding matrix; and

determining, by the user equipment, overall pre-coding matrix information according to the overall pre-coding matrix, and
transmitting the overall pre-coding matrix information to a network-side device, so that the network-side device transmits
data to the user equipment by the overall pre-coding matrix;

wherein the overall pre-coding matrix information comprises a matrix indicator; and
determining, by the user equipment, the overall pre-coding matrix information according to the overall pre-coding matrix comprises:
setting, by the user equipment, a value of the matrix indicator to a value indicating that a corresponding candidate matrix
is the overall pre-coding matrix, wherein one of values of the matrix indicator corresponds to one of candidate matrixes determined
according to the third pre-coding matrix; or

setting, by the user equipment, a value of a bit in the matrix indicator corresponding to a row or column in the third pre-coding
matrix to a value indicating that the overall pre-coding matrix comprises the corresponding row or column.

US Pat. No. 9,743,377

METHOD, SYSTEM AND APPARATUS FOR ACQUIRING CELL LOCATION INFORMATION

CHINA ACADEMY OF TELECOMM...

1. A method for acquiring cell location information, comprising:
acquiring, by a serving mobile location center, cell antenna location information from a network-side device;
implementing, by the serving mobile location center, positioning operation according to the cell antenna location information;
wherein, the network-side device is evolved Node B eNodeB, and the cell antenna location information and corresponding serving
cell identification are stored in the eNodeB,

the step of acquiring, by a serving mobile location center, cell antenna location information from a network-side device,
specifically comprising:

the serving mobile location center sends a LTE Positioning Protocol A LPPa message to the eNodeB, which carrying serving cell
identification;

the eNodeB researches the corresponding cell antenna location information according to the serving cell identification, and
returns the cell antenna location information to the serving mobile location center by the LPPa response message;

the eNodeB sends a S1 Application Protocol S1AP message to Mobility Management Entity MME, which carrying the cell antenna
location information under controlling of the eNodeB;

after receiving the S1AP message, the MME transforms the S1AP message into Location Service Application Protocol LCSAP message
which carrying the cell antenna location information under controlling of the eNodeB, and sends the LCSAP message to connecting
ESMLC.

US Pat. No. 9,591,500

MEASUREMENT REPORTING METHOD AND DEVICE IN CARRIER AGGREGATION SYSTEM

China Academy of Telecomm...

1. A method for measurement reporting in a Carrier Aggregation (CA) system, comprising steps of:
receiving, by a User Equipment (UE), a message from a network side device;
determining, by the UE, whether one or more of a plurality of component carriers and/or one or more of a plurality of measurement
objects meet a condition of triggering measurement reporting based on the message; and

reporting, by the UE, measurement information of at least one of the plurality of component carriers and/or measurement information
of at least one of the plurality of the measurement object to the network side device by one measurement reporting message
if determining that the condition is met,

wherein the step of reporting, by the UE, measurement information of at least one of the plurality of component carriers and/or
measurement information of at least one of the plurality of the measurement objects to the network side device by one measurement
reporting message comprises steps of:

reporting, by the UE, statistical measurement quantity or instantaneous measurement quantity of component carriers in the
plurality of component carriers and/or statistical measurement quantity or instantaneous measurement quantity of frequencies
indicated by the measurement objects in the plurality of measurement objects to the network side device; and reporting, by
the UE, statistical measurement quantity or instantaneous measurement quantity of the other component carriers in the plurality
of component carriers and/or statistical measurement quantity or instantaneous measurement quantity of frequencies indicated
by the other measurement objects in the plurality of measurement objects to the network side device, wherein the component
carriers and the measurement objects meet the condition of triggering the measurement reporting; or

reporting, by the UE, measurement information of component carriers in the plurality of component carriers and/or measurement
information of frequencies indicated by the measurement objects in the plurality of measurement objects to the network side
device; and reporting, by the UE, measurement information of one or more of the other component carriers in the plurality
of component carriers and/or measurement information of frequencies indicated by one or more of other measurement objects
in the plurality of measurement objects to the network side device, wherein the components carriers and the measurement objects
meet the condition of triggering the measurement reporting, and the one or more of the other component carriers and/or the
one or more of the other measurement objects satisfy a pre-defined strategy.

US Pat. No. 9,560,616

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR DETERMINING SYNCHRONOUS CELL

CHINA ACADEMY OF TELECOMM...

1. A method of determining a synchronous cell, comprising:
determining, by a network-side apparatus, an extension carrier to be configured for a user equipment; and
determining, by the network-side apparatus, a synchronous cell to which the extension carrier to be synchronous upon determining
that the extension carrier is a synchronous extension carrier;

wherein before the network-side apparatus determines the synchronous cell to which the extension carrier to be synchronous,
the method further comprises:

determining, by the network-side apparatus, that the user equipment supports a synchronous extension carrier;
wherein determining, by the network-side apparatus, that the user equipment supports a synchronous extension carrier comprises:
determining, by the network-side apparatus, from capability information reported by the user equipment whether the user equipment
supports an extension carrier and whether type of the extension carrier is a synchronous extension carrier or an asynchronous
extension carrier.

US Pat. No. 9,780,858

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR DETERMINING THREE-DIMENSIONAL BEAM PRE-CODING INFORMATION

China Academy of Telecomm...

1. A method for determining three-dimension beam pre-coding information, the method comprising:
performing, by a network device, beam-forming on pilot resources using vectors in a set of first beam-forming vectors respectively,
and then transmitting a pilot, determining an optimum first beam-forming vector in the set of first beam-forming vectors according
to a first measurement result on the pilot, and determining a set of second beam-forming vectors corresponding to the optimum
first beam-forming vector, wherein there is a set of second beam-forming vectors corresponding to each first beam-forming
vector, each first beam-forming vector is obtained as a result of bit quantization on a first-dimension space of the network
device, and each second beam-forming vector is obtained as a result of bit quantization on a first-dimension space of a corresponding
first beam-forming vector;

performing, by the network device, beam-forming on the pilot resources using vectors in the determined set of second beam-forming
vectors respectively, and then transmitting a pilot, and determining an optimum second beam-forming vector in the set of second
beam-forming vectors, and optimum pre-coding information in a second dimension according to a second measurement result on
the pilot; and

integrating, by the network device, the optimum second beam-forming vector, and the optimum pre-coding information in the
second dimension into three-dimension beam pre-coding information.

US Pat. No. 9,736,768

GATEWAY SELECTION METHOD AND DEVICE

China Academy of Telecomm...

1. A method of selecting a gateway, comprising:
a Mobility Management Entity, MME, receiving an Initial UE message carrying identity indication information of a Relay Node,
RN, sent from a Donor evolved Node B, DeNB, and acquiring subscription data of the RN from a Home Subscriber Server, HSS;
and

the MME determining whether the RN is a mobile RN according to the identity indication information and/or the subscription
data of the RN, and selecting a Packet data Gateway, PGW, located in a core network as the PGW of the RN upon determining
that the RN is a mobile RN.

US Pat. No. 9,706,588

METHOD, DEVICE AND SYSTEM FOR DEVICE TO DEVICE (D2D) RESOURCE ACQUISITION

China Academy of Telecomm...

1. A method for obtaining a Device to Device (D2D) communication resource, the method comprising:
receiving, by a User Equipment (UE), a system broadcast message; and
obtaining and storing, by the UE, D2D communication resource configuration information carried in the system broadcast message,
the D2D communication resource configuration information comprising channel configuration information and a list of identifiers
of Public Land Mobile Networks (PLMNs) sharing the D2D communication resource configuration information, so that the UE communicates
with another UE based on the stored D2D communication resource configuration information,

wherein in a case that the D2D communication resource configuration information is D2D communication public resource configuration
information, obtaining by the UE the D2D communication resource configuration information carried in the system broadcast
message comprises:

obtaining, by the UE, D2D communication public resource configuration information, carried in the system broadcast message,
comprising D2D communication public channel configuration information and the list of identifiers of PLMNs sharing the D2D
communication public resource configuration information, by reading the system broadcast message when the UE initially accesses
a network which is one of the PLMNs;

wherein a pre-condition for storing by the UE the D2D communication public resource configuration information carried in the
system broadcast message is that;

after the D2D communication public resource configuration information, carried in the system broadcast message received by
the UE during initially accessing the network which is one of the PLMNs, is obtained, it is determined that an identifier
of a PLMN with which the UE is currently registered belongs to the list of identifiers of PLMNs in the D2D communication public
resource configuration information.

US Pat. No. 9,655,109

CHANNEL STATE INFORMATION REFERENCE RESOURCE INDICATION AND MEASUREMENT METHOD AND DEVICE

CHINA ACADEMY OF TELECOMM...

1. A Channel State Information, CSI, measurement method, comprising:
determining, by a terminal, a periodic value and a subframe offset value of a periodic CSI reference resource on a carrier;
determining, by the terminal, a time-frequency resource corresponding to an effective CSI reference resource, according to
the frame structure type of the carrier and the determined periodic value and subframe offset value of the periodic CSI reference
resource, and measuring the CSI on the determined time-frequency resource;

wherein determining, by the terminal, a time-frequency resource corresponding to an effective CSI reference resource according
to the frame structure type of the carrier and the determined periodic value and subframe offset value of the periodic CSI
reference resource, comprises:

determining, by the terminal, one or multiple expected subframe serial numbers KCSI_ref corresponding to the periodic value and the subframe offset value of the periodic CSI reference resource, in the frame structure
type of the carrier;

for each obtained expected subframe serial number KCSI_ref, determining, by the terminal, whether the expected subframe serial number KCSI_ref satisfies the time domain definition of a CSI reference resource in a Long Term Evolution, LTE, system, if the expected subframe
serial number KCSI_ref satisfies the time domain definition of a CSI reference resource in an LTE system, determining a unique subframe corresponding
to the expected subframe serial number KCSI_ref as the time domain resource corresponding to the effective CSI reference resource;

determining, by the terminal, a frequency domain resource corresponding to the effective CSI reference resource, according
to the frequency domain definition of the CSI reference resource in the LTE system.

US Pat. No. 9,872,208

DATA FORWARDING METHOD AND DEVICE

CHINA ACADEMY OF TELECOMM...

1. A method for forwarding data, wherein the method comprises:
obtaining, by a source macro base station, sequence number transmission status information of uplink and downlink Packet Data
Convergence Protocol (PDCP) data packets of a source local base station currently accessed by a User Equipment (UE), wherein
a control plane of the UE is only connected with the source macro base station, a user plane of the UE is connected with the
source local base station, and all or a part of bearers of the user plane of the UE are separated from all bearers of the
control plane of the UE; and

transmitting, by the source macro base station, the sequence number transmission status information to a target base station
to which a handover of the UE is to be effectuated from the source macro base station to enable the target base station to
set up a user plane connection with the UE according to the sequence number transmission status information such that the
UE is connected with the target base station through at least one of the bearers of the user plane and is connected with the
source local base station after the handover and such that the control plane of the UE is only connected with the target base
station after the handover, the target base station is a macro base station providing underlying coverage in another layered
network adjacent to the source macro base station, or a base station in another non-layered network;

wherein obtaining, by the source macro base station, the sequence number transmission status information of uplink and downlink
PDCP data packets of the source local base station currently accessed by the UE comprises:

obtaining, by the source macro base station, the sequence number transmission status information according to a sequence number
status report transmitted by the source local base station;

or
obtaining, by the source macro base station, the sequence number transmission status information from the PDCP data packets,
for which no acknowledgement indicator of successful transmission is available from the source local base station, among PDCP
data packets locally stored in the macro source base station.

US Pat. No. 9,838,990

METHOD, APPARATUS AND SYSTEM FOR UPLINK SYNCHRONIZATION

CHINA ACADEMY OF TELECOMM...

1. An uplink synchronization method, comprising steps of:
setting, by a network device, a multicarrier operation mode for a user equipment (UE), obtaining, by the network device, timing
advance (TA) group information corresponding to each of a plurality of component carriers (CCs) of the UE; and

maintaining, by the network device, a TA timer of each of a plurality of TA groups according to the TA group information,
and conducting by the network device, uplink synchronization with the UE,

wherein the step of obtaining, by the network device, TA group information corresponding to each of the plurality of CCs of
the UE comprises a step of:

dividing, by the network device, the CCs of the UE into respective TA groups, according to network deployment or data transmission
on each CC by the UE; or

dividing, by the network device, different CCs to respective TA groups; or
dividing, by the network device, the CCs into the plurality of TA groups according to frequency bands that each of the CCs
belongs to and are set for the UE, wherein the network device divides the CCs in a same frequency band as a same TA group,

after the step of obtaining, by the network device, TA group information corresponding to each of a plurality of CC's of the
UE, the method further, comprises a step of:

setting, by the network device, the TA group information to the UE, to enable the UE to maintain the TA timer of each of the
TA groups according to the TA group information, and conduct the uplink synchronization with the network device.

US Pat. No. 9,832,733

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR OBTAINING UPLINK TRANSMISSION POWER CONTROL COMMANDS FROM A IDENTIFIED LOCATION OF A PHYSICAL DOWNLINK CONTROL CHANNEL

CHINA ACADEMY OF TELECOMM...

9. A user equipment, comprising a memory configured to store computer readable instructions and a processor, wherein the processor
executes the computer readable instructions to:
determine transmit power control-radio network temporary identifiers corresponding to respective sets of carriers and transmit
power control-indexes corresponding to the respective sets of carriers, wherein Physical Uplink Control Channels are transmitted
on different uplink carriers corresponding to different sets of carriers;

detect physical downlink control channels using the downlink control information format 3/3A and scrambled with the transmit
power control-radio network temporary identifiers corresponding to the respective sets of carriers in a common search space
of a primary component carrier; and

determine the locations, of uplink transmit power control commands corresponding to the respective sets of carriers, in the
detected physical downlink control channels scrambled with the transmit power control-radio network temporary identifiers
corresponding to the sets of carriers according to the transmit power control-indexes corresponding to the sets of carriers,
and obtain the uplink transmit power control commands corresponding to the sets of carriers at the corresponding locations.

US Pat. No. 9,794,101

METHOD, DEVICE AND SYSTEM FOR TRANSMITTING SOUNDING REFERENCE SIGNALS

CHINA ACADEMY OF TELECOMM...

1. A method for transmitting sounding reference signals (SRS), comprising:
a user equipment receiving special SRS sequence information for Coordinated Multi-Point Operation (CoMP) from a base station
equipment, the base station equipment corresponding to cells in a CoMP SRS cluster;

the user equipment transmitting an SRS to the cells in the CoMP SRS cluster according to the special SRS sequence information
wherein the special SRS sequence information for CoMP comprising cyclic shift value, and sequence group number and base sequence
number corresponding to CoMP SRS base sequence;

the step of the user equipment transmitting an SRS to the cells in the CoMP SRS cluster according to the special SRS sequence
information comprising:

the user equipment determining corresponding CoMP SRS base sequence according to the sequence group number and base sequence
number, and using the base sequence, the cyclic shift value and SRS configuration information to transmit SRS.

US Pat. No. 9,749,903

METHOD, SYSTEM, AND DEVICE FOR SWITCHING

CHINA ACADEMY OF TELECOMM...

1. A method of switching, the method comprising:
receiving, by a user equipment, a Data Radio Bearer, DRB, reconfiguration message from a macro eNB, wherein the DRB reconfiguration
message is transmitted by the macro eNB after the macro eNB transmits a bearer setup request message for the user equipment
to at least one local eNB; and

maintaining, by the user equipment, Packet Data Convergence Protocol, PDCP, layers corresponding to all downlink or/and uplink
DRBs of a control plane and a user plane at the macro eNB, and switching other layers than the PDCP layers corresponding to
a part or all of the downlink or/and uplink DRBs of the user plane to the at least one local eNB, wherein the DRB reconfiguration
message is a Radio Resource Control, RRC, reconfiguration message: and

the switching, by the user equipment, the other layers than the PDCP layers corresponding to a part or all of the downlink
or/and uplink DRBs of the user plane to at least one local eNB comprises:

configuring, by the user equipment, the other layers than the PDCP layers corresponding to the downlink or/and uplink DRBs
of the user plane according to configuration information in the received RRC reconfiguration message:

wherein configuring, by the user equipment, the other layers than the PDCP layers corresponding to the downlink or/and uplink
DRBs of the user plane comprises:

configuring, by the user equipment, new Radio Link Control, RLC, entities according to the configuration information in the
RRC reconfiguration message, creating a mapping relationship between original PDCP and new RLC entities, activating a set
of a Physical, PHY, entity and a Media Access Control, MAC, entity dedicated to the downlink or/and uplink DRB, and being
synchronized, through the activated PHY entity and MAC entity, with newly connected local eNB after switching,

wherein after the macro eNB transmits the DRB reconfiguration message to the user equipment, the method further comprises:
if the macro eNB is a transmitter of a downlink or/and uplink DRB in an Acknowledgment Mode, AM, or a transmitter of a downlink
or/and uplink DRB in a Un-acknowledgment Mode, UM, then Sequence Number, SN, and all status variables are preserved on the
macro eNB, and all states and algorithms of encryption, integrity protection and header compression are maintained by the
macro eNB.

US Pat. No. 9,762,421

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR DETERMINING AVAILABLE SPECTRUMS

CHINA ACADEMY OF TELECOMM...

6. A base station, comprising:
a processor and a non-transitory storage, wherein the non-transitory storage is to store one or more instructions to be executed
by the processor, and the one or more instructions comprise:

a receiving instruction, to receive a request message for introducing a cognitive system on a first frequency sent by a database
server;

a ranging instruction, to determine a first distance between the base station and a base station of an incumbent system using
the first frequency and a second distance between the base station and a base station of an incumbent system using a second
frequency adjacent to the first frequency after the receiving instruction receives the request message;

a first determination instruction, to determine whether the cognitive system and the incumbent system operating on the first
frequency meet a co-channel coexistence criterion according to the first distance determined by the ranging instruction, wherein
the co-channel coexistence criterion includes that both the cognitive system and the incumbent system operating on the first
frequency operate normally;

a second determination instruction, to determine whether the cognitive system and the incumbent system operating on the second
frequency meet a corresponding frequency coexistence criterion according to the second distance determined by the ranging
instruction after the first determining instruction determines that the co-channel coexistence criterion is met, wherein the
corresponding frequency coexistence criterion includes that both the cognitive system and the incumbent system operating on
the second frequency operate normally; and

a transmission instruction, to determine that the first frequency is available and to report a response message to the database
server indicating that the first frequency is an available frequency when the second determination instruction determines
that the corresponding frequency coexistence criterion is met;

wherein the co-channel coexistence criterion or the corresponding frequency coexistence criterion is specifically:
Dcr(n)>MAX(D1,D2);

wherein, Dcr (n) resents the distance between the base station and the base station of the incumbent system using the frequency
n;

D1 represent the distance isolation required for the normal operation of the cognitive system when the base station of the incumbent
system interferes with the base station of the cognitive system; and

D2 represents the distance isolation required for the normal operation of the incumbent system when the base station of the
cognitive system interferes with the base station of the incumbent system.

US Pat. No. 9,705,655

ACK/NACK FEEDBACK BIT NUMBER DETERMINATION METHOD AND DEVICE

China Academy of Telecomm...

1. A method of determining a number of Acknowledgment/Non-Acknowledgment (ACK/NACK) feedback bits, wherein when carriers with
different Time Division Duplex (TDD) uplink/downlink configurations are aggregated for a User Equipment (UE) or aggregated
carriers comprise at least one Frequency Division Duplex (FDD) carrier and at least one TDD carrier, and if the UE feeds back
ACK/NACK over a Physical Uplink Shared Channel (PUSCH) with a corresponding Physical Downlink Control Channel (PDCCH), the
PDCCH including a Downlink Assignment Index (DAI) field, the method comprising:
determining presence of a first carrier among carriers undergoing carrier aggregation for a UE, that has a reference TDD uplink/downlink
configuration that indicates a set of indexes K: {k0, k1, . . . kM-1} associated with an uplink sub-frame, and that a number of elements Min the set of indexes is larger than 4; wherein the
reference TDD uplink/downlink configuration refers to a TDD uplink/downlink configuration for determining a relationship between
a downlink sub-frame on the first carrier and an uplink sub-frame in which ACK/NACK feedback information of the downlink sub-frame
is transmitted;

applying, responsive to determining that the first carrier is present among the carriers undergoing carrier aggregation, a
first category of scheme to determine the number of downlink sub-frames, on each carrier c aggregated for the UE, for which
ACK/NACK is to be fed back in a current uplink sub-frame;

responsive to determining that the first carrier is not present among the carriers undergoing carrier aggregation, obtaining
WDAIUL, and Mc of each carrier c aggregated for the UE; determining the number BcDL of downlink sub-frames, on each carrier c aggregated for the UE, for which ACK/NACK is to be fed back in the current uplink
sub-frame, to be BcDL=min(WDAIUL, Mc); and

determining the number of ACK/NACK feedback bits to be fed back in the current uplink sub-frame according to the determined
number of downlink sub-frames on each carrier c for which ACK/NACK is to be fed back in the current uplink sub-frame;

wherein WDAIUL represents a value indicated in the DAI field in the PDCCH; and

Mc represents the number of downlink sub-frames, for which ACK/NACK is to be fed back, among the set of downlink sub-frames on
the carrier c determined by the set of indexes, associated with the current uplink sub-frame, indicated by the reference TDD
uplink/downlink configuration of the carrier c.

US Pat. No. 9,894,672

METHOD AND ACCESS NETWORK DEVICE FOR INTERFERENCE COORDINATION

China Academy Of Telecomm...

1. A method for interference coordination, comprising:
obtaining time-frequency resource of a cell, and dividing the time-frequency resource into a plurality of resource subsets;
dividing users to be scheduled in the cell into a plurality of user groups according to Angle Of Arrival (AOA) of wave, wherein
the number of the user groups is equal to the number of the resource subsets, and each of the user groups has its respective
sequence of priorities for selecting among the resource subsets;

transmitting information on the user group comprising the AOA, information on the resource subsets, and the respective sequence
of priorities for selecting among the resource subsets for each of the user groups in the cell to neighboring cells, after
said dividing users to be scheduled in the cell into a plurality of user groups according to AOA of wave, wherein each of
the neighboring cells adjusts the resource subsets and the respective sequence of priorities for selecting among the resource
subsets for each user group of a plurality of user groups in the neighboring cell based on a rule that the time-frequency
resource of one of the user groups in the neighboring cell is not conflicted with the time-frequency resource of one of the
user groups in the cell, while the AOA of one of the user groups in the neighboring cell is same as that of one of the user
groups in the cell, after receiving the information on the user group comprising the AOA, information on the resource subsets,
and the respective sequence of priorities for selecting among the resource subsets for each of the user groups in the cell;
and

allocating the time-frequency resource in the one of the resource subsets to the users of one of the user groups with the
same AOA, according to the sequence of priorities for selecting among the resource subsets for one of the user groups.

US Pat. No. 9,860,873

D2D DATA TRANSMISSION METHOD AND DEVICE

CHINA ACADEMY OF TELECOMM...

1. A method for transmitting D2D data, comprising:
determining, by a D2D data transmitter, a state of each transmission occasion in a transmission window in a same way as a
D2D data receiver, wherein the transmission window is equally divided into a plurality of transmission occasions, and the
state of a transmission occasion comprises a data transmission state and a silent state; and

transmitting, by the D2D data transmitter, D2D data to the D2D data receiver on each transmission occasion with the data transmission
state in the transmission window;

wherein the method further comprises:
transmitting, by the D2D data transmitter, identifier information to the D2D data receiver;
wherein the identifier information is initialized identifier information of a scrambling sequence for transmitting the D2D
data in the transmission window; and/or

the identifier information is initialized identifier information of a DMRS sequence for transmitting the D2D data in the transmission
window; and/or

the identifier information determines the state of each transmission occasion in the transmission window;
wherein the identifier information which is the initialized identifier information of the scrambling sequence for transmitting
the D2D data in the transmission window, the identifier information which is the initialized identifier information of the
DMRS sequence for transmitting the D2D data in the transmission window, and/or the identifier information determining the
state of the each transmission occasion are or are not the same identifier information; and

when there is different identifier information, transmitting, by the D2D data transmitter, the identifier information to the
D2D data receiver comprises:

transmitting, by the D2D data transmitter, the different identifier information respectively to the D2D data receiver.

US Pat. No. 9,839,012

CONFIGURATION METHOD AND DEVICE FOR TRANSMITTING UPLINK CONTROL INFORMATION (UCI)

China Academy Of Telecomm...

1. A method for Uplink Control Information (UCI) transmission, comprising:
selecting, by a user equipment, an uplink component carrier out of its own uplink component carrier set according to a predefined
selection rule(s) or received carrier selection indication information sent by an evolved Node B (eNB); and

transmitting, by the user equipment, the UCI to the eNB through a Physical Uplink Shared Channel (PUSCH) or PUSCHs on the
selected uplink component carrier,

wherein the user equipment selects the uplink primary component carrier out of its own uplink component carrier set according
to the pre-defined selection rule(s) when at least one PUSCH is available for the user equipment on its uplink primary component
carrier, and the user equipment selects one uplink secondary component carrier having the smallest number out of uplink component
carrier having PUSCH transmission when no PUSCH is available for the user equipment on its uplink primary component carrier.

US Pat. No. 9,794,834

INFORMATION TRANSMISSION METHOD AND DEVICE THEREOF

CHINA ACADEMY OF TELECOMM...

1. A method for transmitting information, wherein the method comprises:
when a source base station supporting an Enhancements for Diverse Data Applications, eDDA, assistance information reporting
and processing capability determines that a User Equipment, UE, needs to be handed over between base stations, inquiring about
whether a candidate target base station supports the eDDA assistance information reporting and processing capability; and

if the source base station determines as a result of an inquiry that the candidate target base station supports the eDDA assistance
information reporting and processing capability, or fails to inquire about whether the candidate target base station supports
the eDDA assistance information reporting and processing capability, then transmitting, by the source base station, eDDA assistance
information of the UE to the candidate target base station so that the candidate target base station supporting the eDDA assistance
information reporting and processing capability configures the UE with a radio resource parameter based upon the received
eDDA assistance information of the UE;

wherein the eDDA assistance information comprises Power Preference Indicator, PPI, information and/or mobility information;
the PPI information indicates that a radio resource parameter desirable to the UE is a default configuration or a power-saving
configuration, and

the mobility information comprises mobility state estimation information of the UE and/or an ID of a serving cell of the UE,
and periods of time for which the UE remains in an idle/connected state in the serving cell and/or real mobility state information
of the UE.

US Pat. No. 9,722,678

COORDINATED MULTI-POINT TRANSMISSION METHOD AND EQUIPMENT

CHINA ACADEMY OF TELECOMM...

1. A coordinated multi-point transmission method, the method comprising:
receiving, by a Coordinated Multi-point (CoMP) serving cell, assistance information transmitted by a CoMP assisting point
via an inter-cell interface, the assistance information is utilized for assisting the CoMP serving cell in making a CoMP decision;

wherein the assistance information comprises:
Reference Signal Receiving Power (RSRP) and/or Reference Signal Receiving Quality (RSRQ) measurement results and their corresponding
cell identifiers, reported by a User Equipment (UE); and Channel State Information (CSI) measurement results in a CoMP measurement
set reported by the UE; wherein the RSRP and/or RSRQ measurement results and their corresponding cell identifiers assist the
CoMP serving cell in determining the CoMP measurement set, and the CSI measurement results in the CoMP measurement set assist
the CoMP serving cell in determining a CoMP cooperating set and a CoMP algorithm; or

RSRP and/or RSRQ measurement results and their corresponding cell identifiers, reported by the UE, wherein the RSRP and/or
RSRQ measurement results and their corresponding cell identifiers assist the CoMP serving cell in determining a CoMP measurement
set; or

a CoMP measurement set determined by the CoMP assisting point from the RSRP and/or RSRQ measurement results and their corresponding
cell identifiers, reported by the UE; and CSI measurement results in the CoMP measurement set reported by the UE; wherein
the CoMP measurement set assists the CoMP serving cell in obtaining the CSI measurement results in the CoMP measurement set,
and the CSI measurement results in the CoMP measurement set assist the CoMP serving cell in determining a CoMP cooperating
set and a CoMP algorithm; or

a CoMP measurement set determined by the CoMP assisting point from the RSRP and/or RSRQ measurement results and their corresponding
cell identifiers, reported by the UE, wherein the CoMP measurement set assists the CoMP serving cell in obtaining CSI measurement
results in the CoMP measurement set or assists the CoMP serving cell in obtaining Sound Reference Signal (SRS) detection results
in the CoMP measurement set; or

CSI measurement results in a CoMP measurement set reported by the UE, wherein the CSI measurement results in the CoMP measurement
set assists the CoMP serving cell in determining a CoMP cooperating set and a CoMP algorithm;

wherein,
in the event that the assistance information comprises the RSRP and/or RSRQ measurement results and their corresponding cell
identifiers, and the CSI measurement results in the CoMP measurement set, the method further comprises:

determining, by the CoMP serving cell, the CoMP measurement set, or determining the CoMP measurement set and measurement configuration
information for CSI measurement in the CoMP measurement set, according to the RSRP and/or RSRQ measurement results and their
corresponding cell identifiers forwarded by the CoMP assisting point, and configuring the UE to make CSI measurement in the
CoMP measurement set, through the CoMP assisting point;

determining, by the CoMP serving cell, the CoMP cooperating set and the CoMP algorithm according to the CSI measurement results
in the CoMP measurement set forwarded by the CoMP assisting point; and

exchanging, by the CoMP serving cell, CoMP information with other CoMP participating cells according to the CoMP cooperating
set and the CoMP algorithm;

or,
in the event that the assistance information comprises the RSRP and/or RSRQ measurement results and their corresponding cell
identifiers, the method further comprises:

determining, by the CoMP serving cell, the CoMP measurement set, or determining the CoMP measurement set and measurement configuration
information for CSI measurement in the CoMP measurement set, according to the RSRP and/or RSRQ measurement results and their
corresponding cell identifiers forwarded by the CoMP assisting point, and configuring the UE to make CSI measurement in the
CoMP measurement set;

determining, by the CoMP serving cell, the CoMP cooperating set and the CoMP algorithm according to CSI measurement results
in the CoMP measurement set reported by the UE; and

exchanging, by the CoMP serving cell, CoMP information with other CoMP participating cells according to the CoMP cooperating
set and the CoMP algorithm;

or,
in the event that the assistance information comprises the RSRP and/or RSRQ measurement results and their corresponding cell
identifiers, the method further comprises:

determining, by the CoMP serving cell, the CoMP measurement set according to the RSRP and/or RSRQ measurement results and
their corresponding cell identifiers, forwarded by the CoMP assisting point;

instructing, by the CoMP serving cell, cells in the CoMP measurement set to detect an SRS, and determining the CoMP cooperating
set and the CoMP algorithm according to SRS detection results by the cells in the CoMP measurement set; and

exchanging, by the CoMP serving cell, CoMP information with other CoMP participating cells according to the CoMP cooperating
set and the CoMP algorithm;

or,
in the event that the assistance information comprises the CoMP measurement set and the CSI measurement results in the CoMP
measurement set, the method further comprises:

obtaining, by the CoMP serving cell, the CSI measurement results in the CoMP measurement set according to the CoMP measurement
set transmitted by the CoMP assisting point;

determining, by the CoMP serving cell, the CoMP cooperating set and the CoMP algorithm according to the CSI measurement results
in the CoMP measurement set, wherein the CSI measurement results are forwarded by the CoMP assisting point after the CoMP
assisting point configuring the UE to make CSI measurement, according to the CoMP measurement set determined by the CoMP assisting
point, and receiving the CSI measurement results reported by the UE; and

exchanging, by the CoMP serving cell, CoMP information with other CoMP participating cells according to the CoMP cooperating
set and the CoMP algorithm;

or,
in the event that the assistance information comprises the CoMP measurement set, the method further comprises:
obtaining, by the CoMP serving cell, the CSI measurement results in the CoMP measurement set according to the CoMP measurement
set transmitted by the CoMP assisting point;

determining, by the CoMP serving cell, the CoMP cooperating set and the CoMP algorithm according to the CSI measurement results
in the CoMP measurement set, wherein the CSI measurement results are measured and reported by the UE after the CoMP assisting
point or the CoMP serving cell configures the UE to make CSI measurement, according to the determined CoMP measurement set;
and

exchanging, by the CoMP serving cell, CoMP information with other CoMP participating cells according to the CoMP cooperating
set and the CoMP algorithm;

or,
in the event that the assistance information comprises the CoMP measurement set, the method further comprises:
instructing, by the CoMP serving cell, cells in the CoMP measurement set to detect an SRS, according to the CoMP measurement
set transmitted by the CoMP assisting point;

determining, by the CoMP serving cell, the CoMP cooperating set and the CoMP algorithm according to SRS detection results
by the cells in the CoMP measurement set

exchanging, by the CoMP serving cell, CoMP information with other CoMP participating cells according to the CoMP cooperating
set and the CoMP algorithm;

or,
in the event that the assistance information comprises the CSI measurement results in the CoMP measurement set, the method
further comprises:

determining, by the CoMP serving cell, the CoMP cooperating set and the CoMP algorithm according to the CSI measurement results
in the CoMP measurement set, wherein the CoMP measurement set is determined by the CoMP serving cell according to SRS detection
results fed back by cells adjacent to the CoMP serving cell at the same frequency after instructing the adjacent cells at
the same frequency to detect an SRS, and the CSI measurement results are transmitted by the UE to the CoMP assisting point,
and then forwarded by the CoMP assisting point to the CoMP serving cell, after the CoMP serving cell determines the CoMP measurement
set, and configures the UE to make CSI measurement in the CoMP measurement set through the CoMP assisting point; and

exchanging, by the CoMP serving cell, CoMP information with other CoMP participating cells according to the CoMP cooperating
set and the CoMP algorithm.

US Pat. No. 9,661,586

POWER CONTROL METHOD AND DEVICE FOR DEVICE TO DEVICE (D2D) TRANSMISSION

CHINA ACADEMY OF TELECOMM...

1. A method for controlling power in Device to Device (D2D) transmission, the method comprising:
determining, by an base station (BS), an interference power upper limit for a UE, which is the highest interference level,
allowed by the BS, caused by D2D transmission to cellular transmission; and

sending, by the BS, the interference power upper limit to the UE so that the UE determines a D2D transmission power upper
limit from the interference power upper limit;

wherein the D2D transmission power upper limit is determined by the UE in the equation of:
PLM,D2D(i)=A+PO_Interf_UL+?·PL;

wherein PLM,D2D(i) represents a D2D transmission power upper limit in the i-th sub-frame; PO_Interf_UL represents the interference power upper limit; ? represents a compensation factor, and 0???1; PL represents the path loss
from the UE to the BS; and A=0 or A=10 log10(MD2D(i)), where MD2D(i) represents a bandwidth of D2D transmission in the i-th sub-frame.

US Pat. No. 9,686,764

POSITIONING METHOD, DEVICE AND SYSTEM IN MULTI-CARRIER SYSTEM

China Academy of Telecomm...

1. A positioning method in a multi-carrier system, comprising:
aggregating a plurality of cells belonging to a base station for a user equipment;
sending a positioning measurement request to the base station of a cell where the user equipment to be positioned resides
upon reception of a positioning request;

receiving measurement results returned from the base station after performing positioning measurements for the user equipment
on a primary carrier and at least one secondary carrier, in response to the positioning measurement request, wherein the primary
carrier and at least the one secondary carrier are configured to at least two cells of the plurality of aggregated cells for
that user equipment; and

positioning the user equipment according to the measurement results;
wherein the measurement results returned from the base station after performing the positioning measurements for the user
equipment in the at least two cells specifically comprise:

all measurement results obtained by the base station through performing the positioning measurements for the user equipment
in the at least two cells; or

processing results obtained by the base station through performing preset process on measurement results obtained by performing
the positioning measurements for the user equipment in the at least two cells;

wherein all the measurement results obtained by the base station through performing the positioning measurements for the user
equipment in the at least two cells specifically comprise:

Timing Advance, TA, values and Angle of Arrival, AoA, values obtained by the base station through the measurements for the
user equipment in the at least two cells;

wherein when the measurement results returned from the base station after performing the positioning measurements for the
user equipment in the at least two cells include all the measurement results obtained by the base station through performing
the positioning measurements for the user equipment in the at least two cells, positioning the user equipment according to
the measurement results specifically comprises:

performing the preset process on the received measurement results to obtain processing results; and
calculating a location of the user equipment according to the processing results;
wherein performing the preset process on the received measurement results to obtain the processing results specifically comprises
one of the following:

selecting a set of TA value and AoA value with a least TA value among respective received sets of TA values and AoA values
as the processing results;

selecting a least one of respective TA values as a TA value in the processing results and selecting an average value of respective
AoA values as an AoA value in the processing results; and

selecting an average value of respective TA values as a TA value in the processing results and selecting an average value
of respective AoA values as an AoA value in the processing results.

US Pat. No. 9,750,011

RESOURCE ALLOCATION METHOD, APPARATUS, AND SYSTEM IN FIXED BROADBAND NETWORK

CHINA ACADEMY OF TELECOMM...

1. A method for allocating a resource of a fixed broadband network, wherein the method comprises:
transmitting, by an Internet Protocol, IP, edge gateway, a session establishment request to a Policy and Charging Rule Function,
PCRF, upon determining authentication of a Residential Gateway, RG, is completed, the session establishment request carries
an identifier of an access line corresponding to the RG;

receiving a session establishment response sent by the PCRF; and
when there are devices accessing through the RG, statistical multiplexing a bandwidth resource of the access line corresponding
to the RG among the devices accessing through the RG according to an Aggregated Maximum Bit Rate, AMBR, parameter carried
in the session establishment response;

wherein the method further comprises:
receiving, by the IP edge gateway, a session modification request transmitted by the PCRF upon determining an update to the
AMBR of the access line corresponding to the RG among the devices accessing through the RG; and

returning a session modification response to the PCRF and statistical multiplexing the bandwidth resource of the access line
corresponding to the RG among the devices accessing through the RG according to the updated AMBR carried in the session modification
request.

US Pat. No. 9,775,064

BUFFER STATE REPORTING METHOD, SYSTEM, AND DEVICE

CHINA ACADEMY OF TELECOMM...

1. A method of reporting a buffer state, wherein the method comprises:
determining, by a user equipment for which resources of a plurality of network side devices are aggregated, buffer state information;
and

reporting, by the user equipment, the buffer state information to at least one of the network side devices participating in
aggregation;

wherein the user equipment reports the buffer state information to at least two of the network side devices, and the step
of reporting comprises: for one of the at least two network side devices, reporting, by the user equipment, the buffer state
information over an activated cell managed by the network side device and with an uplink resource; and

after the user equipment reports the buffer state information to the at least two of the network side devices, the method
further comprises:

for one of the at least two network side devices, after the user equipment reports the buffer state information to the network
side device, if truncated buffer state information is reported, then a BSR retransmission timer, retxBSR-Timer, corresponding
to the network side device is started or restarted, and if non-truncated buffer state information is reported, then a periodic
BSR timer, periodicBSR-Timer, and the retxBSR-Timer corresponding to the network side device are started or restarted.

US Pat. No. 9,713,024

MEASUREMENT CONFIGURATION AND REPORTING METHOD FOR MULTI-CARRIER SYSTEM AND DEVICE THEREOF

China Academy Of Telecomm...

1. A measurement configuration and reporting method for multi-carrier system, the method comprising:
sending, by an evolved Node-B (eNB), a radio resource control (RRC) signaling that carries multi-carrier measurement configuration
information to a terminal;

performing measurement, by the terminal in accordance with said multi-carrier measurement configuration information, and providing
multi-carrier measurement results carried in a measurement report message,

wherein said RRC signaling carries a reporting indicator; and the step of performing measurement, by the terminal, in accordance
with said multi-carrier measurement configuration information and providing multi-carrier measurement results carried in the
measurement report message, comprises:

acquiring, by the terminal the reporting indicator carried in said RRC signaling,
determining to report measurement report identification information corresponding to multi-carrier measurement results based
on said reporting indicator, and

providing the multi-carrier measurement results carried in a measurement report message corresponding to said measurement
report identification information, according to one or more of the following configured options: the maximum number of cells
allowable to be reported to, the maximum number of frequencies allowable to be reported at, and the maximum number of cells
allowable to be reported to at each frequency.

US Pat. No. 9,699,772

METHOD, SYSTEM AND APPARATUS FOR INFORMATION TRANSMISSION

CHINA ACADEMY OF TELECOMM...

1. A method of transmitting information, the method comprising:
selecting, by a network side, candidate Enhanced-Physical Downlink Control Channels (E-PDCCHs) for carrying Downlink Control
Information (DCI) from a set of candidate E-PDCCHs, wherein the set of candidate E-PDCCHs includes E-PDCCHs occupying a plurality
of time-frequency resources consecutive in frequency domain and E-PDCCHs occupying a plurality of time-frequency resources
inconsecutive in frequency domain;

wherein selecting, by the network side, the candidate E-PDCCHs for carrying the DCI comprises:
selecting, by the network side, the candidate E-PDCCHs for carrying the DCI from the set of candidate E-PDCCHs according to
at least one aggregation level at which the DCI is to be transmitted, wherein each aggregation level corresponds to a respective
number of time-frequency resources occupied by a respective candidate E-PDCCH, and wherein each time-frequency resource is
an Enhanced-Control Channel Element (E-CCE) comprising Resource Elements (REs);

wherein the size of time-frequency resources occupied at each aggregation level are configured flexibly;
wherein before the network side transmits the DCI, the method further comprises:
determining, by the network side, the size of time-frequency resources occupied at each aggregation level according to a resource
configuration or a carrier configuration or higher-layer instruction information;

transmitting, by the network side, the DCI over the selected candidate E-PDCCHs.