US Pat. No. 9,066,339

METHOD FOR RECEIVING SYSTEM INFORMATION IN A RADIO ACCESS NETWORK, PERFORMED BY A MOBILE TERMINAL AND MOBILE TERMINAL FOR RECEIVING SYSTEM INFORMATION IN A RADIO ACCESS NETWORK

Optis Wireless Technology...

1. A method for receiving system information in a radio access network, performed by a mobile terminal, the method comprising
the steps of:
receiving a first system information including a master information block of a broadcast control logical channel via a broadcast
transport channel,

obtaining timing information from the master information block,
receiving a control information, on a control channel associated to a shared transport channel, that dynamically indicates
at least one of parameters of scheduling, modulation, and transport block size of the second system information that is mapped
on the shared transport channel that uses dynamically allocated resources, and

receiving a second system information block via the shared transport channel according to at least one of the parameters of
scheduling, modulation, and transport block size.

US Pat. No. 9,485,781

BASE STATION APPARATUS, MOBILE STATION APPARATUS, METHOD FOR MAPPING A RESPONSE SIGNAL, AND METHOD FOR DETERMINING A RESPONSE SIGNAL RESOURCE

Optis Wireless Technology...

1. A base station apparatus comprising:
a processor configured to:
allocate, to a mobile station, a plurality of uplink resource block, the resource blocks being consecutive in a frequency
domain and indices of the plurality of consecutive resources blocks being respectively associated with a plurality of resources
of downlink which are different in a frequency domain;

map an ACK or NACK signal for uplink data to one of the resources of downlink, the one of the resources being determined from
an index of the allocated resource block within the indices of the plurality of consecutive resource blocks; and

transmitter configured to transmit the mapped ACK or NACK signal to the mobile station;
wherein the ACK or NACK signal is carried on a hybrid ARQ indicator channel (HICH), and the processor is configured to map
the ACK or NACK signal to the resource to which the hybrid ARQ indicator channel is mapped.

US Pat. No. 9,385,846

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR TRANSMITTING DATA PACKETS AND METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR RECEIVING DATA PACKETS

Optis Wireless Technology...

1. An apparatus for transmitting data packets, the apparatus comprising:
a digital signal processor that:
forms a data packet payload comprising one of (i) a plurality of full service data units, (ii) a plurality of portions of
service data units, or (iii) at least one full service data unit and at least one portion of a service data unit, the service
data units in each of options (i), (ii), or (iii) including a first service data unit and a last service data unit,

forms a data packet header comprising a single indicator consisting of a first bit and a second bit, the first bit relating
to at least a portion of a first service data unit and the second bit relating to at least a portion of the last service data
unit, and

forms a data packet comprising the data packet header and the data packet payload; and
a transmitter that transmits the data packet over a channel,
wherein the first bit and the second bit of the indicator indicate only (i) whether or not the data packet payload begins
with the at least a portion of the first service data unit, and (ii) whether or not the data packet payload ends with the
at least a portion of the last service data unit.

US Pat. No. 9,258,728

COMMUNICATION SCHEME FOR CHANNEL QUALITY INFORMATION

Optis Wireless Technology...

1. A method for receiving, at a receiver, a periodic report of channel quality information from a transmitting entity within
a communication system, the method comprising the steps of:
receiving a first channel quality information report at a first reporting instance; and
receiving a second channel quality information report at a second reporting instance;
wherein a change in a channel state triggers a change in a content of the second channel quality information report between
a first content and a second content at the transmitting entity; and

wherein the first content of the second channel quality information report enables a more accurate frequency domain reconstruction
of the channel state at the receiver than the second content of the second channel quality information report.

US Pat. No. 9,137,830

INTEGRATED CIRCUIT FOR RANDOM ACCESS METHOD AND APPARATUS

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1. Integrated circuitry comprising:
a receiver configured to receive control information, and
a data processor, coupled to the receiver, configured to:
provide a number of different sequences that are derived from base sequence, where different derived sequences are respectively
associated with different amounts of data or reception qualities, have different cyclic shifts, and are arranged in an increasing
order of the cyclic shifts, and

randomly select a sequence from a subset of the derived sequences,
wherein the subset of derived sequences depends on the control information.

US Pat. No. 9,060,356

RANDOM ACCESS METHOD, RADIO COMMUNICATION TERMINAL DEVICE, RECEIVING METHOD, AND BASE STATION APPARATUS

Optis Wireless Technology...

7. A method comprising:
receiving in a terminal information transmitted from a base station;
generating, based on a predetermined number, a random access signal requesting service for the terminal from the base station
and comprised of data units which are successive in a time domain and which include a data unit and at least one duplication
of the data unit,

wherein the data units are identical in number to the predetermined number; and
transmitting the random access signal, from the terminal apparatus to the base station over a random access channel without
waiting for a response from the base station to confirm whether the data unit or the duplication of the data unit has been
received at the base station,

wherein the transmitted random access signal includes the data unit and the at least one duplication of the data unit in different
time slots.

US Pat. No. 9,363,699

BASE STATION APPARATUS AND RADIO COMMUNICATION METHOD FOR RECEIVING INFORMATION INDICATIVE OF CHANNEL QUALITY FROM MOBILE STATION

Optis Wireless Technology...

1. A base station comprising:
a modulator configured to modulate a first information indicating a fixed number identifying quantity of sub-carrier bands
to be selected by a mobile station for channel quality reporting;

a radio transmitter coupled to the modulator and configured to transmit the first modulated information to the mobile station;
a radio receiver configured to receive a second modulated information and a third modulated information from the mobile station;
and

a demodulator coupled to the radio receiver and configured to demodulate the second modulated information into a second information
indicating channel quality of selected sub-carrier bands and to demodulate the third modulated information into a third information
indicating positions of the selected subcarrier bands, wherein the selected sub-carrier bands are selected by the mobile station
and quantity of the selected sub-carrier bands matches the quantity of subcarrier bands indicated by the first information.

US Pat. No. 9,295,053

CONTROL CHANNEL SIGNALING USING A COMMON SIGNALING FIELD FOR TRANSPORT FORMAT AND REDUNDANCY VERSION

Optis Wireless Technology...

1. A wireless terminal for use in a wireless communication system, the wireless terminal comprising:
a receiver for receiving a physical downlink control channel signal, and
a transmitter for physical uplink channel transmission,
wherein the physical downlink control channel signal is associated to the physical uplink channel transmission and includes
a control information region having a number of bits encoding a transport block size and a redundancy version used for the
physical uplink channel transmission,

wherein the bits of the control information region represent one value out of a range of values, and
wherein a first subset of the range of values is for determining the transport block size of the physical uplink channel transmission
and a second subset of the range of values is for determining the redundancy version for the physical uplink channel transmission.

US Pat. No. 9,615,359

RANDOM ACCESS METHOD, RADIO COMMUNICATION TERMINAL DEVICE, RECEIVING METHOD, AND BASE STATION APPARATUS

Optis Wireless Technology...

1. A terminal apparatus comprising:
a receiver configured to receive control information transmitted from a base station apparatus;
signal generating circuitry configured to generate, based on received information from the base station apparatus, a random
access signal requesting service from the base station apparatus and including a number of duplicated random access sequences,
where the number of duplicated random access sequences is based on the control information received in advance from the base
station apparatus; and

a transmitter configured to transmit the random access signal, from the terminal apparatus to the base station apparatus over
a random access channel, without waiting for a response from the base station apparatus to confirm whether any of the duplicated
random access sequences has been received at the base station apparatus.

US Pat. No. 9,167,452

SIGNALLING PROXY SYSTEM FOR A SWITCHING CENTER SERVER, WHEREIN AN INDICATION OF OPERATION IN AN ACTIVE STATE IS TRANSMITTED FROM A SIGNALING PROXY VIA AT LEAST ONE PROCESSING BLADE TO THE REMAINING SIGNALING PROXIES

Optis Wireless Technology...

1. A signaling proxy system for a network node, the network node including a plurality of processing blades of a blade cluster,
comprising:
at least two signaling proxies for routing signaling traffic between a remote network node and the plurality of processing
blades, each signaling proxy simultaneously having the same signaling point code and operable in one of an active state and
a passive state towards the remote network node;

wherein one of the at least two signaling proxies is operating in an active state, and wherein each of the remaining signaling
proxies is configured to remain during operation in a passive state with the signaling point code passive towards the remote
network node when receiving an indication confirming that the one of the at least two signaling proxies is operating in the
active state; and

wherein each of the remaining signaling proxies is configured to activate itself during operation towards the remote network
node by activating the signaling point code towards the remote network node when in a passive state and when not receiving
the indication; and

wherein the indication is transmitted from the one of the at least two signaling proxies operating in the active state to
at least one of said processing blades and then from the at least one of said processing blades to the remaining signaling
proxies.

US Pat. No. 9,380,600

SEMI-PERSISTENT SCHEDULED RESOURCE RELEASE PROCEDURE IN A MOBILE COMMUNICATION NETWORK

Optis Wireless Technology...

1. A method for releasing a semi-persistent scheduled (SPS) resource allocation in a mobile communication system, wherein
a user equipment performs the steps of:
receiving control signaling via a physical downlink control channel (PDCCH), and
releasing the semi-persistent scheduled resource allocation when a set of conditions is met,
wherein the set of conditions includes a New Data Indicator value of 0 and a modulation and coding scheme index indicating
no transport block size information.

US Pat. No. 9,338,794

BASE STATION APPARATUS, MOBILE STATION APPARATUS, METHOD FOR MAPPING A RESPONSE SIGNAL, AND METHOD FOR DETERMINING A RESPONSE SIGNAL RESOURCE

Optis Wireless Technology...

1. A base station apparatus comprising:
a processor configured to:
allocate, to a mobile station, a plurality of uplink resource block(s), the resource blocks being consecutive in a frequency
domain and indices of the plurality of consecutive resources blocks being respectively associated with a plurality of resources
of downlink which are different in a frequency domain;

map an ACK or NACK signal for uplink data to one of the resources of downlink, the one of the resources being determined from
an index of the allocated resource block within the indices of the plurality of consecutive resource blocks; and

transmitter configured to transmit the mapped ACK or NACK signal to the mobile station;
wherein the response signal is carried on a hybrid ARQ indicator channel (HICH), and the processor is configured to map the
ACK or NACK signal to the resource to which the hybrid ARQ indicator channel is mapped.

US Pat. No. 9,088,938

INFORMATION EXCHANGE BETWEEN GATEWAYS FOR ROUTE OPTIMIZATION WITH NETWORK-BASED MOBILITY MANAGEMENT

Optis Wireless Technology...

1. A mobile node for exchanging data packets with a correspondent node, wherein the mobile node is attached to a first network
by a first access gateway, and the correspondent node is attached to a second network by a second access gateway, the mobile
node comprising:
a receiver configured to receive messages for a session initiation between the mobile node and the correspondent node that
include the identity of the first access gateway,

a transmitter configured to transmit messages of a first route optimization procedure to the correspondent node including
the identity of the first access gateway,

the receiver further configured to receive messages of a second route optimization procedure from the correspondent node that
include the identity of the second access gateway,

the transmitter further configured to transmit a message including the identity of the second access gateway via the first
access gateway to the correspondent node, and

a processor configured to:
extract the identity of the first access gateway out of the messages for the session initiation, and
extract the identity of the second access gateway out of the messages of the second route optimization procedure.

US Pat. No. 9,591,507

COMMUNICATION SCHEME FOR CHANNEL QUALITY INFORMATION

Optis Wireless Technology...

1. A UE for transmitting a periodic report of channel quality information to a receiving entity within a communication system,
the UE comprising:
a transmitter configured to transmit first channel quality information reports reporting an average of channel qualities for
resource blocks at a first reporting frequency, and to transmit a second channel quality information report for a preferred
subset of resource blocks,

wherein the transmitter is configured to transmit the second channel quality information report between the first channel
quality information reports,

wherein the transmitter is further configured to transmit a plurality of second channel quality information reports for the
preferred subset of resource blocks at a second reporting frequency, and

wherein the first reporting frequency is different from the second reporting frequency.

US Pat. No. 9,363,830

RANDOM ACCESS METHOD, RADIO COMMUNICATION TERMINAL DEVICE, RECEIVING METHOD, AND BASE STATION APPARATUS

Optis Wireless Technology...

7. A method implemented in a terminal comprising:
receiving information transmitted from a base station apparatus;
generating, based on received information from the base station, a random access signal requesting service from the base station
apparatus and including a random access sequence of bits repeated twice successively in a time domain, and

transmitting the random access signal, from the terminal apparatus to the base station apparatus over a random access channel,
without waiting for a response from the base station apparatus to confirm whether either of the random access sequences of
bits has been received at the base station apparatus,

wherein the transmitted random access signal includes the random access sequence of bits in one time slot and the repeated
random access sequence of bits in a second, different time slot.

US Pat. No. 9,319,111

CODE ALLOCATION FOR UPLINK MIMO

Optis Wireless Technology...

1. A method implemented by a user equipment for spreading data symbols of a plurality of streams to be transmitted from the
user equipment as uplink Multiple-Input Multiple-Output, MIMO, transmissions in a telecommunication system, the method comprising:
allocating at least one channelisation code from a predefined code tree of applicable channelisation codes to each stream,
and reallocating one or more channelisation codes to any remaining streams in the plurality of streams only if all channelisation
codes have already been allocated, wherein the one or more channelisation codes reallocated to any remaining streams is selected
from applicable codes previously allocated to a least number of streams; and

spreading the data symbols of each stream of the plurality of streams using the at least one channelisation code respectively
allocated to that stream, wherein the plurality of streams are transmitted from the user equipment, each on a different antenna,
as uplink MIMO transmissions.

US Pat. No. 9,215,041

AUTOMATIC REPEAT REQUEST (ARQ) PROTOCOL EMPLOYING FIRST INFORMATION INDICATING WHETHER TO PERFORM RETRANSMISSION OF AN UPLINK DATA PACKET AND SECOND INFORMATION INDICATING A TRANSPORT FORMAT FOR THE RETRANSMISSION

Optis Wireless Technology...

1. A method for controlling a transport format for retransmissions of data packets transmitted on uplink from a User Equipment
(UE) to a radio station via at least one uplink data channel using a hybrid automatic repeat request (HARQ) protocol, the
method comprising:
transmitting an uplink data packet via the uplink data channel from the UE to the radio station,
receiving first information and second information from the radio station at the UE,
wherein the first information is used for determination whether to perform a retransmission of the uplink data packet at the
UE and the second information indicates a transport format for the retransmission, and

transmitting the retransmission from the UE to the receiving apparatus according to the transport format indicated by the
second information using a transmission timing based on the HARQ protocol.

US Pat. No. 9,125,088

DYNAMIC ROBUST HEADER COMPRESSION

Optis Wireless Technology...

1. A compressor that performs a compression operation to compress information transmitted in packets over a wireless link,
the compression operation involving a tradeoff of robustness and reordering depth, wherein the robustness is an indicator
of a degree of information loss over the wireless link tolerated by the compression operation, and wherein the reordering
depth is a degree of packet reordering tolerated by the compression operation, the compressor comprising:
an interpretation interval adjuster, wherein the interpretation interval adjuster receives characteristics of the wireless
link, and wherein the interpretation interval adjuster dynamically adjusts a ratio of the robustness and the reordering depth
according to the characteristics of the wireless link by changing a number of compressed bits and the interpretation interval
offset,

wherein the ratio is expressed by an interpretation interval expressed in terms of the number of compressed bits and the interpretation
interval offset,

wherein the reordering depth is dependent upon the interpretation interval offset and the robustness is dependent upon the
number of compressed bits and the interpretation interval offset, and

wherein the number of compressed bits is expressed by a factor k and an enhancement factor S that increases the number of
compressed bits and the interpretation interval; and

a signal generator communicating with the interpretation interval adjuster, wherein the signal generator signals at least
the enhancement factor S across the wireless link.

US Pat. No. 9,369,967

TERMINAL APPARATUS AND RETRANSMISSION CONTROL METHOD

Optis Wireless Technology...

1. A terminal that communicates with a base station using a unit band group comprising a plurality of downlink unit bands
and uplink unit bands, the plurality of downlink unit bands comprising a downlink base unit band a downlink non-base unit
band, the unit band group comprising control information, the terminal comprising:
a processor configured to at least:
make a determination from the control information whether downlink data is provided in the downlink base unit band;
when the determination indicates that downlink data is not provided in the downlink base unit band, generate a response signal
to the base station regarding the downlink non-base band unit using resources of an uplink control channel of an uplink unit
band that forms a band pair with the base unit band.

US Pat. No. 9,356,755

RADIO COMMUNICATION DEVICE AND CONSTELLATION CONTROL METHOD

Optis Wireless Technology...

1. A radio communication apparatus comprising an integrated circuit configured:
to spread transmission signals using a plurality of sequences that can be separated from each other because of different cyclic
shift values;

to use received power at a receiver as a basis for allocating transmission signals to a first signal group or to a second
signal group, the first signal group comprising at least a transmission signal which is spread using a first sequence of the
plurality of sequences and the second signal group comprising transmission signals which are spread using other sequences
of the plurality of sequences, the first signal group and the second signal group having different received power at the receiver;
and

to invert a constellation of the second signal group with respect to a constellation of the first signal group for transmission
to the receiver.

US Pat. No. 9,344,481

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR ADAPTING INFORMATION CONTENT ACCORDING TO THE CAPABILITY OF THE ACCESS BEARER

Optis Wireless Technology...

1. A method of operating a terminal in a wireless communication system, said terminal adapted to be wirelessly connected to
at least one access device, each of said at least one access device arranged to provide wireless access over a type of access
bearer, each access bearer having a bearer capability, wherein the method comprises:
initiating an information request to an application server, wherein the terminal comprises a memory storage adapted to store
information about the bearer capability for an access bearer used for conveying communication between the terminal and the
at least one access device;

identifying said information about the bearer capability in said memory storage;
appending said information about the bearer capability to the initiated information request;
transmitting the information request to the application server; and
receiving the requested information from the application server, the requested information tailored depending on the information
about bearer capability for the access bearer used for conveying communication between the terminal and the at least one access
device.

US Pat. No. 9,247,535

RESOURCE SELECTION FOR TRANSMISSION OF MULTIPLE ACK/NACK ON PUCCH CHANNEL

Optis Wireless Technology...

1. A wireless terminal comprising:
a transceiver configured to communicate a frame of information over a radio interface with a base station node;
a frame handler configured to prepare a Physical Uplink Control Channel (PUCCH) comprising three acknowledgment bits for three
downlink subframes by using only two PUCCH channel resources;

wherein a first acknowledgment bit and a second acknowledgment bit are mapped to a modulation constellation which is included
in the PUCCH channel; and

wherein a third acknowledgment bit is used to select one of the two PUCCH channel resources for transmission of the PUCCH
channel.

US Pat. No. 9,204,432

RADIO COMMUNICATION BASE STATION DEVICE, RADIO COMMUNICATION MOBILE STATION DEVICE, AND CONTROL CHANNEL ALLOCATION METHOD

Optis Wireless Technology...

1. A radio communication base station apparatus comprising:
processing circuitry configured to allocate a control channel with a search space associated with a control channel element
(CCE) aggregation size,

wherein:
the search space is a CCE field subject to blind decoding by each of a plurality of UEs,
the processing circuitry is configured to allocate control channels with different CCEs for different UEs in the search space,
and

the search space is shared by more UEs when the aggregation size is larger; and
a transmitter configured to transmit the allocated control channel.

US Pat. No. 9,148,269

METHOD AND ARRANGEMENT IN A WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

Optis Wireless Technology...

1. A method in a base station for scheduling user equipments, the method comprising:
sending a contention based grant of a retransmission process to a set of user equipments within a cell served by the base
station;

receiving data from at least one of the set of user equipments using the contention based grant;
determining whether the data is correctly received from the at least one user equipment; and
responsive to determining that the data is not correctly received, the method further comprising the steps:
sending a non-acknowledgement feedback to the set of user equipments; and
responsive to detecting whether the data was not correctly received due to a collision, sending a following contention based
grant belonging to the same retransmission process as the first contention based grant to the set of user equipments, wherein
the following contention based grant comprises information, based on the detecting step, indicating whether the following
contention based grant should be used for initial transmission by non-colliding user equipments that have not previously transmitted
data pursuant to the first contention based grant or for retransmission by the at least one user equipment that has previously
transmitted data pursuant to the first contention based grant.

US Pat. No. 9,049,089

RADIO COMMUNICATION DEVICE AND CONSTELLATION CONTROL METHOD

Optis Wireless Technology...

7. A method of operating radio communication apparatus comprising:
spreading transmission signals using a plurality of sequences that can be separated from each other because of different cyclic
shift values;

using received power at a receiver as a basis for allocating transmission signals to a first signal group or to a second signal
group, the first signal group comprising at least a transmission signal which is spread using a first sequence of the plurality
of sequences and a second signal group comprising transmission signals which are spread using other sequences of the plurality
of sequences, the first signal group and the second signal group having different received power at the receiver; and

inverting a constellation of the second signal group with respect to a constellation of the first signal group for transmission
to the receiver.

US Pat. No. 9,462,484

RECONFIGURATION OF ACTIVE COMPONENT CARRIER SET IN MULTI-CARRIER WIRELESS SYSTEMS

Optis Wireless Technology...

1. A wireless mobile station configured for multi-carrier operation, the wireless mobile station comprising a control circuit
configured to:
receive first data from a base station according to a first configuration of two or more component carriers;
receive signaling information indicating that a change of configuration to a second component-carrier configuration is pending,
the change of configuration comprising a change in the number of component carriers to be used for data transmission or a
change to a set of active component carriers, with the number of active component carriers remaining the same;

selectively activate, de-activate, or reconfigure one or more transceiver components during a pre-determined guard interval
of greater than one subframe, based on the signaling information; and

receive second data from the base station according to the second component-carrier configuration, after the guard interval.

US Pat. No. 9,374,109

QPP INTERLEAVER/DE-INTERLEAVER FOR TURBO CODES

Optis Wireless Technology...

1. A method for interleaving a sequence of values using a turbo coder, said method comprising:
encoding an input sequence with a first encoder;
reordering said input sequence with an interleaver to generate a corresponding output sequence; and
encoding said output sequence with a second encoder, wherein, for an input sequence having a block length of sixty-four (64),
the reordering comprises mapping input bits in said input sequence to corresponding output bits in said output sequence according
to the function ?(n)=7n+16n2 mod 64, where ?(n) is the input index of a corresponding input bit in the input sequence.

US Pat. No. 9,148,799

TELECOMMUNICATIONS METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR FACILITATING POSITIONING MEASUREMENTS

Optis Wireless Technology...

1. A method of operating a wireless terminal in communication with a radio access network over a radio interface, the wireless
terminal being of a type capable of operating in a discontinuous reception (DRX) mode comprising non-reception periods between
reception periods, the method comprising:
while the wireless terminal is in the DRX mode, receiving a message from the radio access network indicating that measurements
are to be performed by the wireless terminal on downlink signals transmitted from one or more cells of the radio access network;
and

in response to receiving the message, shortening or eliminating the non-reception periods of the DRX mode.

US Pat. No. 9,130,714

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR TRANSMITTING DATA PACKETS AND METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR RECEIVING DATA PACKETS

Optis Wireless Technology...

1. A data transmission method comprising:
segmenting or concatenating, by one or more processors, radio layer control (RLC) service data units (SDUs) to RLC protocol
data units (PDUs) that fit within a size of a total size of RLC PDU(s) indicated by a lower protocol layer processor, each
RLC PDU having a header and a data field;

mapping, by the one or more processors, a single two bit field including a first bit and a second bit to the header for each
of the RLC PDUs, wherein a number of bits included in the single two bit field is two regardless of a number of SDUs included
in the data field;

the first bit and the second bit indicating only (i) whether or not the data field of its corresponding RLC PDU begins with
a segment of an RLC SDU, and (ii) whether or not the data field ends with a segment of an RLC SDU;

transmitting, by a transmitter, a data packet including one or more of the RLC PDUs.

US Pat. No. 9,484,982

BASE STATION APPARATUS AND RADIO COMMUNICATION METHOD

Optis Wireless Technology...

1. A radio communication apparatus comprising:
spreading circuitry configured to spread an acknowledgment (ACK) or negative acknowledgment (NACK) with an orthogonal sequence,
which is one of plural orthogonal sequences, and with a sequence defined by a cyclic shift value, which is one of plural cyclic
shift values and which is associated with the orthogonal sequence; and

a transmitter configured to transmit the ACK or NACK,
wherein:
each of the plural orthogonal sequences is an orthogonal sequence comprised of 4 elements;
the plural orthogonal sequences include a first orthogonal sequence and a second orthogonal sequence, wherein a sequence comprised
of 2 elements in the first half of the first orthogonal sequence is not orthogonal to a sequence comprised of 2 elements in
the first half of the second orthogonal sequence, and a sequence comprised of 2 elements in the second half of the first orthogonal
sequence is not orthogonal to a sequence comprised of 2 elements in the second half of the second orthogonal sequence; and

a cyclic shift value associated with the first orthogonal sequence is different from a cyclic shift value associated with
the second orthogonal sequence.

US Pat. No. 9,210,603

TECHNIQUE FOR PERFORMING PHYSICAL LAYER MEASUREMENTS

Optis Wireless Technology...

1. A mobile terminal operable to communicate over one or more distinct frequency resources, said mobile terminal configured
to:
determine that the mobile terminal is to perform a physical layer measurement with regard to a first frequency resource;
determine if there is data to be communicated over one or more second frequency resource(s) within a time period, wherein
the time period is based on a switching on time for switching on reception on the first frequency resource and wherein the
first frequency resource is distinct from the second frequency resource(s);

if it is determined that there is no data to be communicated over the second frequency resource(s) within the time period,
perform the physical layer measurement on the first frequency resource and form a quality measure of the first frequency resource
based on the physical layer measurement; or

if it is determined that there is data to be communicated over the second frequency resource(s) within the time period, skipping
performing the physical layer measurement on the first frequency resource, and forming a quality measure of the first frequency
resource based on the a previous physical layer measurement.

US Pat. No. 9,210,196

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR IDENTIFYING AN IMS SERVICE

Optis Wireless Technology...

1. A user equipment (UE) for communicating with an IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) network node utilizing Session Initiation
Protocol (SIP) signaling, the UE comprising:
memory; and
a processor coupled to the memory;
wherein the memory stores computer program instructions executed by the processor to cause the UE to:
send, to the IMS network node, a SIP message having an IMS communication service identifier, an IMS application reference,
and a multiple communication services (MCS) qualifier;

wherein an IMS protocol stack of the IMS network node is configured to utilize the IMS communication service identifier and
the IMS application reference to forward the SIP message to the identified one of a plurality of IMS applications, and

wherein the IMS protocol stack is configured to utilize the MCS qualifier to correlate one of: several simultaneous IMS communication
service sessions or IMS communication services with non-IMS service sessions; and

wherein the IMS communication service identifier is included in a first feature tag of a header of the SIP message.

US Pat. No. 9,161,368

COMMUNICATION TERMINAL AND METHOD WITH PRIORITIZED CONTROL INFORMATION

Optis Wireless Technology...

1. A communication terminal for communicating with a base station in accordance with a defined procedure, the communication
terminal comprising a priority controller configured:
to define a relationship between MAC (Medium Access Control) priorities, which are respectively assigned to a plurality of
MAC control elements, and radio bearer (RB) priorities respectively assigned to a DRB (Data Radio Bearer) and each of a plurality
of SRBs (Signalling Radio Bearers), wherein the plurality of SRBs convey RRC (Radio Resource Control) messages or NAS (NonAccess
Stratum) messages;

to compare the MAC priorities with the RB priorities of the SRBs; and
to control transmission of information so as to transmit information on an SRB having a higher RB priority earlier than a
MAC control element having a lower MAC priority in accordance with the relationship between the MAC and RB priorities.

US Pat. No. 9,112,902

SERVICE SUBSCRIPTION ASSOCIATED WITH REAL TIME COMPOSITION OF SERVICES

Optis Wireless Technology...

1. A service subscription method comprising:
transmitting a Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) SUBSCRIBE message including a Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP) envelope
and a SOAP action header, said SOAP action header indicating said SIP message includes a Universal Description, Discovery
and Integration (UDDI) service subscription request;

receiving said transmitted SIP/SOAP message at an intermediary node including an Event Service;
transmitting a SIP NOTIFY message toward an ultimate receiver of said service subscription request;
parsing the SIP/SOAP message;
registering the service subscription request with a UDDI registry; and
transmitting a SIP PUBLISH message subsequent to said SIP SUBSCRIBE message toward the ultimate receiver of said service subscription
request, wherein said SIP PUBLISH message includes information regarding a new service.

US Pat. No. 9,301,226

CELL RESELECTION BASED ON USE OF RELATIVE THRESHOLD IN A MOBILE TELECOMMUNICATION SYSTEM

Optis Wireless Technology...

1. A method in a radio network for managing mobility, the radio network comprising a plurality of cells including a reference
cell and a plurality of target cells, the method comprising:
transmitting signals from the plurality of cells to a user equipment wherein the user equipment is configured to periodically
establish, with reference to one or more relative thresholds, a downlink measurement activity level for each of the plurality
of target cells, wherein the downlink measurement activity level is determined by a comparison of a measurement quantity associated
with the transmitted signals from the plurality of target cells with that of a reference cell; and

changing the downlink measurement activity at one or more target cells in a plurality of cells if a comparison of a measurement
quantity of a reference cell and the one or more target cells indicates that the one or more target cells is worse than the
reference cell by one or more relative thresholds.

US Pat. No. 9,143,280

TERMINAL APPARATUS AND RETRANSMISSION CONTROL METHOD

Optis Wireless Technology...

1. A terminal apparatus that communicates with a base station using a unit band group comprising a plurality of downlink unit
bands and uplink unit bands, and transmits a response signal based on an error detection result of downlink data arranged
in a downlink unit band through an uplink control channel of an uplink unit band corresponding to the downlink unit band,
the terminal apparatus comprising an integrated circuit which comprises:
a control information receiving section that is configured to receive downlink assignment control information transmitted
through downlink control channels of the plurality of downlink unit bands;

a downlink data receiving section that is configured to receive the downlink data transmitted through a downlink data channel
indicated by the downlink assignment control information:

an error detection section that is configured to detect a reception error of the received downlink data; and
a response control section that is configured to control transmission of a response signal used for retransmission control
of the downlink data in the base station based on the error detection result obtained in the error detection section and success/failure
in the reception of the downlink assignment control information, wherein:

the response control section is configured to transmit, when the control information receiving section succeeds in receiving
downlink assignment control information transmitted in a base unit band which is a downlink unit band in which a broadcast
channel signal containing information on the uplink unit band in the unit band group is transmitted and a second downlink
unit band other than the base unit band, the response signal to the base station using resources of the uplink control channel
associated with the downlink control channel in the base unit band and provided for the uplink unit band, and does not transmit,
when the control information receiving section succeeds in receiving only the downlink assignment control information transmitted
in the second downlink unit band, the response signal to the base station.

US Pat. No. 9,083,480

OFDM FRAME TRANSMISSION METHOD AND APPARATUS

Optis Wireless Technology...

1. A transmission method comprising:
generating a plurality of orthogonal frequency division multiplexing (OFDM) frame signals, each OFDM frame signal including
multiple frequency subcarriers and multiple time periods, where an OFDM symbol is transmitted using multiple frequency subcarriers
during a time period;

one of the OFDM frame signals including different OFDM data symbols than another of the OFDM frame signals,
at least one of the plurality of OFDM frame signals including OFDM pilot symbols assigned to predetermined frequency subcarriers
of the multiple frequency subcarriers at predetermined time periods of the multiple time periods, and

the other OFDM frame signal including OFDM data symbols assigned to the predetermined frequency subcarriers at the predetermined
time periods;

converting the OFDM frame signals to radio signals; and
transmitting each of the radio signals from a different antenna.

US Pat. No. 9,585,128

METHODS AND ARRANGEMENTS IN A WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEM

Optis Wireless Technology...

1. A method in a wireless communication network, for supporting a user equipment entering a transmission procedure, wherein
the type of transmission procedure is a random access procedure, the method comprising:
controlling a timing for the user equipment entering a standard random access channel, RACH, procedure when the user equipment
is not in CELL_FACH state using a first set of transmission control parameters including a first persistence value parameter;
and

controlling a timing for the user equipment entering an enhanced uplink procedure when the user equipment is in CELL_FACH
state using a second set of transmission control parameters different than the first set of transmission control parameters
including a second persistence value parameter that is different from the first persistence value parameter.

US Pat. No. 9,425,625

COORDINATED POWER CONVERTER SYSTEM

Optis Wireless Technology...

1. A switched power converter system, comprising:
at least a first power converter and a second power converter, the first power converter comprising a first input terminal,
a first output terminal, and a first switch arrangement, the second power converter comprising a second input terminal, a
second output terminal, and a second switch arrangement and

a control unit that, at least at start-up, is connected to the first power converter and the second power converter, and sends
a first pseudo-random code sequence to the first power converter and a second pseudo-random code sequence to the second power
converter, the first pseudo-random code sequence being configured to avoid cross correlation with the second pseudo-random
code sequence.

US Pat. No. 9,408,114

INTER-DOMAIN CONTEXT TRANSFER USING CONTEXT TRANSFER MANAGERS

Optis Wireless Technology...

16. A method in an entity in a first access network comprising a heterogeneous mobile network, the heterogeneous mobile network
comprising plural access network domains; the method comprising:
determining whether a handover request received in conjunction with a context transfer request message from a source access
point is an intra-domain handover request or an inter-domain handover request;

if the handover request is determined to be the intra-domain handover request, transferring the context transfer request message
back to the source access point;

if the handover request is determined to be the inter-domain handover request,
(a) establishing a security association between the entity in the first access network and an entity in a second access network
when a number of broadcast messages received by a mobile terminal from an access point within the second access network exceeds
a first predetermined threshold;

(b) at least partially translating context information related to the mobile terminal from a format supported in the first
access network to another format supported in the second access network;

(c) forwarding the at least partially translated context information to at least one target entity in the second access network.

US Pat. No. 9,094,923

INTEGRATED CIRCUIT TO CONTROL RADIO TRANSMISSION PROCESS

Optis Wireless Technology...

1. An integrated circuit, comprising:
circuitry configured to determine a first coding rate based on modulation and coding scheme (MCS) information to determine
the first coding rate transmitted by a base station, the first coding rate being used for transmission of a first type of
data; and

circuitry configured to calculate a second coding rate based on the MCS information and offset information transmitted by
the base station, the calculating the second coding rate comprising adjusting the first coding rate based on the offset information,
and the second coding rate being used for transmission of a second type of data, wherein a number of bits forming the offset
information is smaller than a number of bits forming the MCS information.

US Pat. No. 9,723,573

APPARATUS FOR DETERMINING A CODING RATE

Optis Wireless Technology...

1. A transmitting apparatus for transmitting data and control information in a single carrier system, the apparatus comprising:
a processor configured:
to determine a modulation and coding scheme (MCS) based on information for determining the MCS, the information for determining
the MCS being received from a base station;

to calculate a coding rate based on the information for determining the MCS and offset information received from the base
station, the coding rate being calculated according to arranged information that defines a relationship among a coding rate
portion of the MCS, the offset information, and the coding rate, wherein a value of the offset information is used to adjust
the coding rate portion of the MCS; and

a transmitter configured to transmit the data using the MCS and control information using the coding rate.

US Pat. No. 9,055,452

NETWORK NODE, USER EQUIPMENT AND METHODS THEREIN

Optis Wireless Technology...

1. A method in a user equipment for determining Hybrid Automatic Repeat Request (HARQ) configuration for a common enhanced
dedicated channel configuration in a radio communications network, the method comprising the steps:
receiving a first value from a network node, the first value comprising a bitmap, wherein each bit of the bitmap represents
a state of a HARQ process out of a number of HARQ processes for a common enhanced dedicated channel configuration;

receiving a second value from the network node, the second value indicating whether to apply a bit shift operation to the
bitmap, the offset of the bit shift operation being calculated based on an index of the common enhanced dedicated channel
configuration and the number of HARQ processes; and

determining a HARQ configuration for the common enhanced dedicated channel configuration by deriving from the first value
and the second value whether a HARQ process for a transmission time interval is active or inactive.

US Pat. No. 9,220,024

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR ADJUSTING A CELL SIZE IN A WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

Optis Wireless Technology...

1. A method in a base station comprised in a wireless communication system, the base station comprising processing circuitry
for automatically adjusting the size of a cell served by the base station, the method comprising:
estimating, by the processing circuitry, a parameter value related to the number of unsuccessful connection attempts made
by one or more user equipments with respect to the base station during a measurement period and/or related to the number of
connections between the base station and one or more user equipments that are dropped during the measurement period;

comparing, by the processing circuitry, the estimated parameter value with a threshold value; and
adjusting, by the processing circuitry, the size of the cell based on the comparison result, wherein adjusting the size of
the cell comprises decreasing the size of the cell if the estimated parameter value exceeds the threshold value, and wherein
the size of the cell is decreased by increasing a cell edge threshold value related to the extension of the cell border, which
cell edge threshold value serves as a threshold value for a user equipment attempting to be served by the base station in
the cell, such that the user equipment is served by the base station if a received signal strength as perceived at the user
equipment for the cell exceeds the cell edge threshold value.

US Pat. No. 9,531,509

METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR CODEWORD TO LAYER MAPPING

Optis Wireless Technology...

1. A method for transmitting an information signal on a radio channel using at least two hybrid automatic retransmission request,
HARQ, codewords, comprising:
mapping said HARQ codewords, one for each HARQ process available for simultaneous transmission, onto a first number of layers
to generate said information signal having a first transmission rank equal to the first number of layers, wherein at least
one of said HARQ codewords is mapped to at least two layers and comprises a block of information bits;

initially transmitting said information signal on said radio channel; and
retransmitting said block of information bits comprised in said one of the HARQ codewords, with a second transmission rank
on said radio channel, wherein the second transmission rank is at least two and less than the first transmission rank, using
one of said HARQ processes, the retransmitting comprising:

generating one retransmission codeword based on said block of information bits;
mapping said retransmission codeword to a second number of layers; and
transmitting said retransmission codeword at said second transmission rank equal to the second number of layers, wherein the
second number of layers is the same number of layers to which said one of the HARQ codewords was mapped to in the initial
transmission, and wherein the layers are symbol streams which are input in parallel to a precoder.

US Pat. No. 9,094,965

SEMI-PERSISTENT SCHEDULED RESOURCE RELEASE PROCEDURE IN A MOBILE COMMUNICATION NETWORK

Optis Wireless Technology...

1. A method for releasing a semi-persistent resource allocation in a mobile communication system, wherein a user equipment
performs the steps of:
receiving, via a physical downlink control channel (PDCCH) from an eNode B, control signalling that includes a New Data Indicator
and a Modulation and Coding Scheme (MCS) field;

releasing the semi-persistent resource allocation if a defined combination of conditions is met, wherein the defined combination
of conditions includes the New Data Indicator being a defined New Data Indicator value and the Modulation and Coding Scheme
(MCS) being a defined modulation and coding scheme index; and

transmitting an Acknowledgement (ACK) message to the eNode B, which shows acknowledgement of the control signalling that indicates
release of the semi-persistent resource allocation.

US Pat. No. 9,814,072

METHODS AND DEVICES FOR COMMUNICATING ON A RADIO CHANNEL BASED ON JOINTLY ENCODING A PREAMBLE FORMAT WITH RANDOM ACCESS CONFIGURATION

OPTIS WIRELESS TECHNOLOGY...

1. A method in a base station of an evolved UMTS Terrestrial Radio Access Network, E-UTRAN, operating in time divisional duplex,
TDD, mode for transmitting data on a radio channel, the method comprising:
jointly encoding a preamble format with a first random access configuration, forming an extended random access configuration,
wherein the first random access configuration comprises a combination of:

a density value defining a density of random access opportunities on a Physical Random Access Channel, PRACH; and
a version index defining one of several possible patterns of opportunities on the PRACH for that density, each pattern allocating
opportunities to different sub-frames of the PRACH; and

transmitting the extended random access configuration on the radio channel.

US Pat. No. 9,559,825

INTEGRATED CIRCUIT FOR REDUCING BLIND DECODING PROCESSES AT A MOBILE COMMUNICATION DEVICE

Optis Wireless Technology...

1. An integrated circuit for controlling a process, the process comprising:
decoding a downlink control channel, which is transmitted on one or more control channel element(s) (CCE(s)) with consecutive
CCE number(s) from a base station, in a search space that is comprised of a plurality of CCEs; and

transmitting a response signal to the base station on a uplink control channel, an index of which is associated with a CCE
number of the CCE, on which the downlink control channel is transmitted,

wherein:
the search space is comprised of the plurality of CCEs corresponding to a plurality of downlink control channel candidates
to be attempted to be decoded; and

the search space for each aggregation size corresponding to a number of the CCE(s), on which the downlink control channel
is transmitted, is comprised of the plurality of CCEs that are defined by starting on a CCE with a CCE number, which depends
on both a total number of CCEs in a subframe and the aggregation size, and at least part of the search space for the each
aggregation size is comprised of CCEs with consecutive CCE numbers.

US Pat. No. 9,853,775

METHOD AND ARRANGEMENT IN A TELECOMMUNICATION SYSTEM FOR HANDLING STATUS INFORMATION OF DATA UNITS

OPTIS WIRELESS TECHNOLOGY...

1. A method in a receiving side of an Acknowledgement Mode (AM) Radio Link Control (RLC) entity for handling status information
of RLC Data Protocol Data Units (PDUs) transmitted from a peer AM RLC entity to the AM RLC entity over a radio link, each
RLC Data PDU having a respective Sequence Number (SN), the method comprising:
determining that a number of RLC Data PDUs transmitted by the peer AM RLC entity are missing at the AM RLC entity;
generating a STATUS PDU comprising negative acknowledgments for a first part of the missing RLC Data PDUs and omitting negative
acknowledgments for the rest of the missing RLC Data PDUs;

setting an ACK_SN field of the STATUS PDU to the SN of the first missing RLC Data PDU for which a negative acknowledgement
is omitted from the STATUS PDU; and

sending the STATUS PDU from the AM RLC entity to the peer AM RLC entity over the radio link.

US Pat. No. 9,713,162

COMMUNICATION TERMINAL AND METHOD WITH PRIORITIZED CONTROL INFORMATION

Optis Wireless Technology...

1. A communication terminal for communicating with a base station, the communication terminal comprising:
a priority controller configured:
to control a priority of control information to be transmitted to the base station in accordance with a priority of medium
access control (MAC) control information which indicates a priority individually assigned to plural MAC control elements and
a priority individually assigned to plural signaling radio bearer (SRB) elements for transmitting radio resource control (RRC)
control information, wherein the priority of the MAC control information has been previously determined; and

to generate a transmission message in accordance with the control of the priority control section in consideration with the
priority of control information; and

a transmitter configured to transmit the transmission message to the base station.

US Pat. No. 9,698,942

METHOD AND ARRANGEMENT FOR RETRANSMISSION USING HARQ

OPTIS WIRELESS TECHNOLOGY...

1. A method in a mobile terminal connectable to a base station, the method comprising the steps of:
transmitting information related to a single Hybrid Automatic Repeat Request (HARQ) process to the base station as a first
transmission time interval (TTI) bundle, the first TTI bundle being a first plurality of consecutive TTIs treated as a single
resource, starting with a first TTI;

receiving a HARQ negative acknowledgment (NACK) from the base station; and
retransmitting the information related to the single HARQ process to the base station as a second TTI bundle, the second TTI
bundle being a second plurality of consecutive TTIs treated as a single resource, starting at a first HARQ round trip time
subsequent to the first TTI, after an additional delay.

US Pat. No. 9,648,642

INTEGRATED CIRCUIT FOR RANDOM ACCESS METHOD AND APPARATUS

Optis Wireless Technology...

1. Apparatus comprising:
a data processor configured to associate a larger number of different base code sequences or a larger number of different
code sequences that are derived from a base sequence to first control information as compared to a smaller number of different
base code sequences or a larger number of different code sequences that are derived from a base sequence associated with second
control information, where the first control information is determined to occur more frequently than the second control information,
and

a receiver, coupled to the data processor, configured to receive control information, and
wherein the data processor is configured to select one of the code sequences based on the received control information for
a subsequent transmission.

US Pat. No. 9,673,954

RADIO COMMUNICATION DEVICE AND CONSTELLATION CONTROL METHOD

Optis Wireless Technology...

1. A mobile station for transmitting an acknowledgement or negative acknowledgement (ACK/NACK) signal comprising:
a processor configured to multiply an ACK/NACK signal either by a first value for rotating a constellation of the ACK/NACK
signal by 0 degrees or by a second value for rotating the constellation of the ACK/NACK signal by N degrees, which is different
from 0 degrees;

a transmitter configured to transmit the ACK/NACK signal multiplied by the first value or the second value;
wherein, in a case where a Physical Uplink Control Channel (PUCCH) index used by the mobile station is in a first PUCCH index
group, the processor is configured to multiply the ACK/NACK signal by the same value for both transmitting in a first slot
and transmitting in a second slot, and in a case where the PUCCH index used by the mobile station is in a second PUCCH index
group, the processor is configured to multiply the ACK/NACK signal by different values for transmitting in the first slot
and transmitting in the second slot, respectively.

US Pat. No. 9,749,102

OFDM FRAME TRANSMISSION METHOD AND APPARATUS

Optis Wireless Technology...

1. A transmission method comprising:
generating a first orthogonal frequency division multiplexing (OFDM) frame signal including a grid of multiple frequency subcarriers
and multiple time periods, where an OFDM symbol is transmitted using multiple frequency subcarriers during a time period,
and including known reference OFDM symbols assigned to corresponding time-frequency resource elements in the grid, each resource
element being defined by a one of the multiple frequency subcarriers and one of the multiple time periods;

generating a second orthogonal frequency division multiplexing (OFDM) frame signal including a grid of multiple frequency
subcarriers and multiple time periods and including known reference OFDM symbols assigned to corresponding time-frequency
resource elements in the grid,

wherein the time-frequency resource elements in the grid assigned to the known reference OFDM symbols in the first OFDM frame
signal are different from the time-frequency resource elements in the grid assigned to the known reference OFDM symbols in
the second OFDM frame signal;

converting the first OFDM frame signal to a first radio signal and the second OFDM frame signal to a second radio signal;
and

transmitting the first radio signal from a first antenna and the second radio signal from a second, different antenna.

US Pat. No. 9,705,636

BASE STATION APPARATUS AND RADIO COMMUNICATION METHOD FOR RECEIVING INFORMATION INDICATIVE OF CHANNEL QUALITY FROM MOBILE STATION

Optis Wireless Technology...

1. A wireless communication apparatus comprising:
a radio receiver configured to acquire, from a base station, a first information indicating a fixed number identifying a quantity
of sub-carrier bands to be selected for channel quality reporting;

an integrated circuit configured to:
measure channel quality of each of a plurality of sub-carrier bands within a communication band from a received signal;
select sub-carrier bands from the plurality of sub-carrier bands based on the measured channel quality, wherein quantity of
the selected sub-carrier bands matches the quantity of sub-carrier bands identified by the fixed number indicated by the first
acquired information;

a modulator configured to modulate a second information indicating channel quality of the selected sub-carrier bands according
to a modulation scheme and a third information indicating the selected sub-carrier bands according to the modulation scheme;
and

a radio transmitter configured to report to the base station the second and third modulated information.

US Pat. No. 9,660,750

RADIO COMMNICATION DEVICE AND RESPONSE SIGNAL DIFFUSION METHOD

Optis Wireless Technology...

1. A radio communication apparatus comprising:
a processor configured to spread an ACKnowledgement/Negative ACKnowledgement (ACK/NACK) signal or a Channel Quality Indicator
(CQI) signal with a sequence defined by one of a plurality of cyclic shift values; and

a transmitter configured to transmit the ACK/NACK signal or the CQI signal;
wherein the processor is configured, in each symbol that forms the ACK/NACK signal or the CQI signal, to use one of a first
set of cyclic shift values, which form a portion of the plurality of the cyclic shift values and which are adjacent to each
other, for the ACK/NACK signal, and to use one of a second set of cyclic shift values, which are not within the portion of
the plurality of the cyclic shift values, for the CQI signal, and at least one cyclic shift value is not used for either the
ACK/NACK signal or the CQI signal.

US Pat. No. 9,699,782

METHOD AND ARRANGEMENT IN A TELECOMMUNICATION SYSTEM

OPTIS WIRELESS TECHNOLOGY...

1. A method of operation of a user equipment in a cellular network, the method comprising:
receiving, by the user equipment, a downlink subframe, the downlink subframe comprising a plurality of downlink control channels;
determining a division of the downlink control channels into at least one common subset of the downlink control channels and
a plurality of group subsets of the downlink control channels, the determination being based, at least in part, on an assignment
of resources received by the user equipment in a control region of the downlink subframe, the at least one common subset being
a subset of downlink control channels which is mandatory for all user equipments in the cellular network to decode, and the
plurality of group subsets being a plurality of subsets of downlink control channels in which decoding of any particular group
subset among the plurality of group subsets is mandatory for a limited group of user equipments in the cellular network;

determining a group subset from the plurality of group subsets to decode, the determined group subset being a relevant group
subset; and

decoding the downlink control channels forming the common subset or each common subset of the downlink control channels, and
decoding only the downlink control channels of the relevant group subset of the downlink control channels.

US Pat. No. 9,713,033

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR TRANSMITTING DATA PACKETS AND METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR RECEIVING DATA PACKETS

Optis Wireless Technology...

1. An apparatus for transmitting data packets, the apparatus comprising:
one or more computing devices configured to:
form a data packet payload including at least one full service data unit or at least one segment of a service data unit, where
the data packet payload includes data from multiple service data units when payload size permits,

form a data packet header including a single indicator consisting of a first bit and a second bit, the first bit indicates
whether or not the data packet payload begins with a segment of the first service data unit, and the second bit indicates
whether or not the data packet payload ends with a segment of a last service data unit, and

form a data packet including the data packet header and the data packet payload; and
a transmitter configured to transmit the data packet over a channel.

US Pat. No. 9,800,378

OFDM FRAME TRANSMISSION METHOD AND APPARATUS

Optis Wireless Technology...

1. A transmission method comprising:
generating a first orthogonal frequency division multiplexing (OFDM) frame signal including a grid of multiple frequency subcarriers
and multiple time periods, where an OFDM symbol is transmitted using multiple frequency subcarriers during a time period,
and including known reference OFDM symbols assigned to corresponding time-frequency resource elements in the grid, each resource
element being defined by a one of the multiple frequency subcarriers and one of the multiple time periods;

generating a second orthogonal frequency division multiplexing (OFDM) frame signal including a grid of multiple frequency
subcarriers and multiple time periods and including known reference OFDM symbols assigned to corresponding time-frequency
resource elements in the grid,

wherein the time-frequency resource elements in the grid assigned to the known reference OFDM symbols in the first OFDM frame
signal are different from the time-frequency resource elements in the grid assigned to the known reference OFDM symbols in
the second OFDM frame signal;

converting the first OFDM frame signal to a first radio signal and the second OFDM frame signal to a second radio signal;
and

transmitting the first radio signal from a first antenna and the second radio signal from a second, different antenna.

US Pat. No. 9,713,168

METHOD FOR RECEIVING SYSTEM INFORMATION IN A RADIO ACCESS NETWORK, PERFORMED BY A MOBILE TERMINAL AND MOBILE TERMINAL FOR RECEIVING SYSTEM INFORMATION IN A RADIO ACCESS NETWORK

Optis Wireless Technology...

1. A method for receiving system information in a radio access network, performed by a mobile terminal, the method comprising:
receiving a first system information including a master information block of a broadcast control logical channel via a broadcast
transport channel,

obtaining with processor circuitry timing information from the master information block,
receiving a control information, on a control channel associated to a shared transport channel, that dynamically indicates
at least one of parameters of scheduling, modulation, and transport block size of second system information that is mapped
on the shared transport channel that uses dynamically allocated resources, and

receiving a second system information block via the shared transport channel according to at least one of the parameters of
scheduling, modulation, and transport block size.

US Pat. No. 9,853,848

RECONFIGURATION OF ACTIVE COMPONENT CARRIER SET IN MULTI-CARRIER WIRELESS SYSTEMS

OPTIS WIRELESS TECHNOLOGY...

1. A wireless mobile station configured for multi-carrier operation, the wireless mobile station comprising a MAC controller
communicatively coupled with a transceiver, the mobile station being configured to:
receive, by the transceiver using a first component-carrier configuration, first data, the first data comprising first signaling
information;

receive, by the MAC controller from the transceiver, the first signaling information;
determine, by the MAC controller, that the first signaling information indicates that a change of configuration to a second
component-carrier configuration is pending;

in response to the determination that the first signaling information indicates that the change of configuration to the second
component-carrier configuration is pending, selectively, by the MAC controller, activate, de-activate, or reconfigure one
or more components comprised by the transceiver, such that the transceiver is reconfigured to the second component-carrier
configuration within a pre-determined guard interval of at least one transmission-time interval; and

receive, by the transceiver, second data from a base station according to the second component-carrier configuration, after
the guard interval.

US Pat. No. 9,854,534

TERMINAL APPARATUS AND RETRANSMISSION CONTROL METHOD

Optis Wireless Technology...

1. A terminal apparatus that communicates with a base station using a unit band group comprising a plurality of downlink unit
bands and uplink unit bands, and transmits a response signal based on an error detection result of downlink data arranged
in a downlink unit band through an uplink control channel of an uplink unit band corresponding to the downlink unit band,
the terminal apparatus comprising:
a transmitter;
a receiver configured:
to receive downlink assignment control information transmitted through downlink control channels of the plurality of downlink
unit bands;

to receive the downlink data transmitted through a downlink data channel indicated by the downlink assignment control information;
one or more processors configured:
to detect a reception error of the received downlink data; and
to control transmission of a response signal used for retransmission control of the downlink data in the base station based
on the error detection result and success/failure in the reception of the downlink assignment control information;

to control the transmitter to transmit, when succeeding in receiving downlink assignment control information transmitted in
a base unit band which is a downlink unit band in which a broadcast channel signal containing information on the uplink unit
band in the unit band group is transmitted and a second downlink unit band other than the base unit band, the response signal
to the base station using resources of the uplink control channel associated with the downlink control channel in the base
unit band and provided for the uplink unit band, and

to control the transmitter not to transmit the response signal when either (1) not receiving any downlink assignment control
information, or (2) receiving an error detection result only about the downlink data information transmitted in the second
downlink unit band.

US Pat. No. 9,900,915

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR RANDOM ACCESS TO RADIO SERVICES

Optis Wireless Technology...

1. Apparatus comprising:
a memory to store a table of adaptable associations between control information and code sequences;
a data processor configured to detect a condition and to dynamically adapt one or more of the associations in the table stored
in memory between control information and code sequences depending on the detected condition; and

a transmitter, coupled to the data processor, to transmit one of the code sequences selected based on the dynamically adapted
one or more of the associations.

US Pat. No. 9,900,890

TRANSMISSION APPARATUS AND TRANSMISSION METHOD USING A PLURALITY OF DIVIDED FREQUENCY BANDS IN A COMMUNICATION BAND

Optis Wireless Technology...

1. An integrated circuit configured to control a process of communicating with a reception apparatus using a plurality of
divided frequency bands in a communication band, the communication band being divided into the plurality of divided frequency
bands and each divided frequency band including a plurality of subcarriers, the integrated circuit comprising:
generator circuitry configured to generate information per divided frequency band according to a format including information
on a spatial multiplexing number and information on a spatial multiplexing weight for use in a spatial multiplexing transmission
with the reception apparatus; and

a transmitter configured to transmit the generated information to the reception apparatus.

US Pat. No. 9,866,617

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR ADAPTING INFORMATION CONTENT ACCORDING TO THE CAPABILITY OF THE ACCESS BEARER

OPTIS WIRELESS TECHNOLOGY...

1. A terminal in a wireless communication system, wherein the terminal is adapted to be wirelessly connected to at least one
access device, each of said at least one access device arranged to provide wireless access over a type of access bearer, the
terminal comprising a controller and memory, the controller, working with the memory, being configured to:
initiate an information request to be sent to an application server;
store, in the memory, information about a bearer capability of an access bearer used for conveying communication between the
terminal and the at least one access device;

retrieve, from the memory, information about the bearer capability of the access bearer;
identify a relevant bearer capability based on the retrieved information;
attach information representative of the relevant bearer capability of the access bearer to a header of the information request;
and

send the information request, with the header, to the application server via the access bearer.

US Pat. No. 9,867,212

SEMI-PERSISTENT SCHEDULED RESOURCE RELEASE PROCEDURE IN A MOBILE COMMUNICATION NETWORK

Optis Wireless Technology...

1. A method for releasing a semi-persistent scheduled (SPS) resource allocation in a mobile communication system, wherein
a user equipment performs the steps of:
receiving control signaling via a physical downlink control channel (PDCCH), and
releasing the semi-persistent scheduled resource allocation when a set of conditions is met including when a modulation coding
scheme index in the received control signaling includes an index in a predetermined subset of the set of modulation coding
scheme indices,

wherein the predetermined subset of the set of modulation coding scheme indices have indices with undefined or reserved representations
of transport block size.

US Pat. No. 9,913,161

COMMUNICATION SCHEME FOR CHANNEL QUALITY INFORMATION

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1. A user equipment (UE), comprising:
a processor to determine channel quality information;
a transmitter, coupled to the processor, to transmit first channel quality information reports reporting channel quality information
determined for resource blocks at a first reporting frequency, and to transmit second channel quality information reports
reporting channel quality information determined for a subset of resource blocks between transmission of the first channel
quality information reports,

wherein the transmitter is configured to transmit a plurality of second channel quality information reports for the subset
of resource blocks at a second reporting frequency different from the first reporting frequency.

US Pat. No. 9,900,136

INFORMATION ON REFERENCE SIGNAL STRUCTURE FOR NEIGHBORING CELL MEASUREMENTS

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1. A method implemented by a radio base station, the method comprising:
transmitting a first cell-specific reference signal in a first cell within first radio resources that differ from second radio
resources within which a second cell-specific reference signal is transmitted in a second cell neighboring the first cell;
and

transmitting resource information in the first cell indicative of the second radio resources within which the second cell-specific
reference signal is transmitted in the second cell.

US Pat. No. 10,028,262

RADIO COMMUNICATION TERMINAL DEVICES AND METHODS FOR RANDOM ACCESS

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1. A terminal apparatus comprising:processing circuitry configured to generate duplicate transmission packets and assign each of the duplicate transmission packets to a respective time slot and to one or more frequency carriers for a random access channel, wherein each respective time slot corresponds to a minimum size time slot that can be assigned to the terminal apparatus, and
a transmitter configured to transmit the duplicate transmission packets together on the one or more frequency carriers in multiple assigned time slots over the random access channel.

US Pat. No. 10,104,686

METHOD FOR RECEIVING SYSTEM INFORMATION IN A RADIO ACCESS NETWORK, PERFORMED BY A MOBILE TERMINAL AND MOBILE TERMINAL FOR RECEIVING SYSTEM INFORMATION IN A RADIO ACCESS NETWORK

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1. A mobile terminal for receiving system information in a radio access network, the mobile terminal comprising:a receiver configured to receive:
a first system information including a master information block of a broadcast control logical channel via a broadcast transport channel, and
a control information, on a control channel associated with a shared transport channel;
processor circuitry configured to obtain:
from the control information at least one of parameters of scheduling, modulation, and transport block size of second system information that is mapped on the shared transport channel, and
a second system information block via the shared transport channel according to at least one of the parameters of scheduling, modulation, and transport block size; system information blocks of a broadcast control logical channel from the shared transport channel and the broadcast transport channel in accordance with a mapping that depends on a property of a respective system information block or the mobile terminal to receive the broadcast system information.

US Pat. No. 9,967,063

METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR CODEWORD TO LAYER MAPPING

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1. A method for transmitting an information signal on a radio channel using hybrid automatic retransmission request (HARQ) codewords comprising:in a first transmission, transmitting a plurality of codewords using a codeword-to-layer mapping where at least one of the plurality of codewords is mapped to at least two layers and comprises a block of information bits;
receiving a request to resend the information contained in at least one of the plurality of codewords;
generating one retransmission codeword based on the block of information bits; and
transmitting the retransmission codeword containing information which was requested to be resent, with a transmission rank that is less than a transmission rank in the first transmission, using a codeword-to-layer mapping where the retransmission codeword is mapped to a number of layers corresponding to the current transmission rank of at least two, wherein the codeword-to-layer mapping to be used is signaled by setting to zero the transport format size field corresponding to the codeword that should remain unused.

US Pat. No. 10,122,491

BASE STATION APPARATUS AND RADIO COMMUNICATION METHOD FOR RECEIVING INFORMATION INDICATIVE OF CHANNEL QUALITY FROM MOBILE STATION

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1. A base station comprising:a multiplexer configured to multiplex (1) control information comprising first information indicating a fixed number identifying quantity of sub-carrier bands to be selected by a mobile station for channel quality reporting; and (2) data information;
a radio transmitter coupled to the multiplexer and configured to transmit the multiplexed information to the mobile station;
a radio receiver configured to receive second information and third information from the mobile station; and
a controller coupled to the radio receiver and configured to obtain, from the second information, channel quality of selected sub-carrier bands and to obtain, from the third information, positions of the selected sub-carrier bands, wherein the selected subcarrier bands are selected by the mobile station and quantity of the selected sub-carrier bands matches the quantity of sub-carrier bands indicated by the first information.

US Pat. No. 10,009,792

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR TRANSMITTING DATA PACKETS AND METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR RECEIVING DATA PACKETS

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1. A method for transmitting a data packet having a header and a payload, comprising steps of:configuring the payload to transport at least one full service data unit, one or two service data unit fragments, or at least one full service data unit and at least one service data unit fragment, where a service data unit fragment is only located (i) at the beginning of the payload or at the end of the payload or (ii) at the beginning of the payload and at the end of the payload;
configuring a single field in the header consisting of a first bit and a second bit, even when a number of full service data units and service data unit fragments in the payload is more than two, the single field indicating whether (i) the payload begins with a fragment of a service data unit and (ii) the payload ends with a service data unit fragment;
forming the data packet including the configured header and the configured payload; and
transmitting the data packet.

US Pat. No. 10,149,273

TELECOMMUNICATIONS METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR FACILITATING POSITIONING MEASUREMENTS

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1. A method of operating a wireless terminal in communication with a radio access network over a radio interface comprising:while the wireless terminal is in a discontinuous reception (DRX) mode comprising idle periods, receiving a message from the radio access network indicating that measurements are to be performed by the wireless terminal on downlink signals transmitted from one or more cells of the radio access network or be performed by one or more cells of the radio access network on uplink signals transmitted by the wireless terminal; and
in response to receiving the message, shortening or eliminating at least one idle period of the DRX mode.

US Pat. No. 10,218,552

RADIO COMMUNICATION DEVICE AND CONSTELLATION CONTROL METHOD

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1. A radio communication apparatus comprising:a processor configured to:
perform first spreading of a transmission signal using one of a plurality of first sequences that can be separated from each other because of different cyclic shift values;
in a case where a Physical Uplink Control Channel (PUCCH) index used by the mobile station is in a first PUCCH index group, allocating an ACK/NACK signal to a same signal point with reference to a constellation of the ACK/NACK signal for both transmitting in a first slot of a subframe and transmitting in a second slot of the subframe,
in a case where the PUCCH index used by the mobile station is in a second PUCCH index group, allocating the ACK/NACK signal to two different signal points of the ACK/NACK signal with reference to the constellation of the ACK/NACK signal for transmitting in the first slot and transmitting in the second slot, respectively; and
a transmitter configured to transmit the transmission signal to a base station.

US Pat. No. 10,200,083

BASE STATION APPARATUS AND RADIO COMMUNICATION METHOD

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1. A radio communication apparatus comprising:(a) spreading circuitry configured to:
spread a signal using a first sequence defined by a first orthogonal sequence and a first cyclic shift value among plurality of cyclic shift values to generate a first spread signal, wherein:
a second sequence is defined by the first orthogonal sequence and a second cyclic shift value among the plurality of cyclic shift values, and
the first sequence and second sequence form at least a part of a first set of orthogonal sequences, and
spread the first spread signal using a third sequence from a second set of orthogonal sequences, different from the first orthogonal sequence, to generate a second spread signal, wherein:
a number of sequences in the second set of orthogonal sequences is less than a length of the third sequence in the second set of orthogonal sequences,
the second set of orthogonal sequences includes a fourth sequence, and
the third sequence is associated with the first cyclic shift value and the fourth sequence is associated with the second cyclic shift value; and
(b) a radio transmitter to transmit the second spread signal.

US Pat. No. 10,237,888

SEMI-PERSISTENT SCHEDULED RESOURCE RELEASE PROCEDURE IN A MOBILE COMMUNICATION NETWORK

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1. A method for releasing a semi-persistent scheduled (SPS) resource allocation in a mobile communication system, wherein a user equipment performs the steps of:receiving control signaling via a physical downlink control channel (PDCCH), and
releasing the semi-persistent scheduled resource allocation when the received control signaling includes a modulation and coding scheme field with (i) a New Data Indicator value of 0 and (ii) a modulation coding scheme index associated with an undefined or reserved representation of transport block size.

US Pat. No. 10,251,186

COMMUNICATION TERMINAL AND METHOD WITH PRIORITIZED CONTROL INFORMATION

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1. A communication terminal for communicating with a base station, the communication terminal comprising:a memory configured to store information relating to a priority of control information to be transmitted to the base station, the priority of control information being in accordance with a first priority of medium access control (MAC) control information individually assigned to plural MAC control elements and a second priority information individually assigned to plural signaling radio bearer (SRB) elements for transmitting radio resource control (RRC) control information, wherein the priority information individually assigned to plural signaling radio bearer (SRB) elements is separate from the priority of medium access control (MAC) control information individually assigned to plural MAC control elements;
a priority controller configured:
to retrieve the information relating to the priority of control information from the memory;
to process the retrieved information relating to the priority of control information so as to generate the priority of control information; and
to generate a transmission message in consideration with the priority of control information; and
a transmitter configured to transmit the transmission message to the base station.

US Pat. No. 10,230,509

OFDM FRAME COMMUNICATION METHOD AND APPARATUS

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1. A reception method comprising:receiving a first radio signal transmitted from a first antenna at a transmitter and a second radio signal transmitted from a second antenna at the transmitter different from the first antenna,
converting the first radio signal to a first orthogonal frequency division multiplexing (OFDM) frame signal and the second radio signal to a second OFDM frame signal,
wherein the first OFDM frame signal includes a grid of multiple frequency subcarriers and multiple time periods, each time period with the multiple frequency carriers corresponding to a first OFDM symbol such that the first OFDM frame includes multiple first OFDM symbols, where a first OFDM symbol is carried on multiple frequency subcarriers during a time period, the first OFDM frame including known, first reference OFDM symbols located at corresponding time-frequency resource elements in the grid, each resource element being defined by a one of the multiple frequency subcarriers and one of the multiple time periods, and
wherein the second OFDM frame signal includes the grid of multiple frequency subcarriers and multiple time periods, each time period with the multiple frequency carriers corresponding to a second OFDM symbol such that the second OFDM frame includes multiple second OFDM symbols sharing the same grid of multiple frequency subcarriers and multiple time periods as the first OFDM frame, where a second OFDM symbol is received on multiple frequency subcarriers during a time period, the second OFDM frame including known, second reference OFDM symbols that are located at corresponding time-frequency resource elements in the grid which are different than the corresponding time-frequency resource elements to which the known, first reference OFDM signals are located at the first OFDM frame signal, and
using the known, first reference OFDM symbols in the first OFDM frame signal and the known, second reference OFDM symbols in the second OFDM frame signal to demodulate the first OFDM frame signal and the second OFDM frame signal.