US Pat. No. 9,313,796

MOBILE STATION AGGREGATION OF ACKNOWLEDGMENTS AND NEGATIVE ACKNOWLEDGMENTS IN WIRELESS NETWORKS

Wireless Future Technolog...

1. A method performed by a base station in a wireless network, the method comprising:
sending, to a mobile station, an acknowledgment/negative acknowledgment (ACK/NAK) aggregation indicator and at least a plurality
of separate data bursts, wherein the ACK/NAK aggregation indicator indicates to the mobile station a number of the plurality
of separate data bursts to be acknowledged or negatively acknowledged by the mobile station per aggregated ACK/NAK, wherein
the number is two or more; and

subsequent to sending at least the plurality of separate data bursts:
on a first condition, receiving one aggregated ACK/NAK from the mobile station, the one aggregated ACK/NAK indicating an acknowledgement
or a negative acknowledgement of each data burst of the number of the plurality of separate data bursts; and

on a second condition, receiving one aggregated ACK/NAK from the mobile station per at least two separate data bursts of the
number of the plurality of separate data bursts, the one aggregated ACK/NAK indicating an acknowledgement or negative acknowledgement
of the at least two separate data bursts.

US Pat. No. 9,516,660

CHANNEL QUALITY SIGNALING FOR SEMI-PERSISTENT RADIO RESOURCE ALLOCATIONS

WIRELESS FUTURE TECHNOLOG...

1. A wireless communication network, comprising:
a gateway (GW);
a base station (BS) operable to communicate with the GW over a data link, the BS comprising a BS transceiver operable to transmit,
on a downlink wireless link, a semi-persistent uplink resource allocation including an indication to send an aperiodic format
channel quality indicator; and

the BS transceiver further operable to receive, on an uplink wireless link associated with the semi-persistent uplink resource
allocation, a first transmission including both user data and an aperiodic format channel quality indicator.

US Pat. No. 9,072,012

METHODS, APPARATUSES, RELATED COMPUTER PROGRAM PRODUCT AND DATA STRUCTURE FOR DECIDING ON A SIGNALING SCHEME FOR HANDOVER

Wireless Future Technolog...

1. A method for supporting a user equipment (UE) handover, comprising:
operating a communication network, including operating a target base station (BS) that supports up to and including protocol
release N and operating a source BS that supports up to and including protocol release M;

wherein the operating the target BS and the operating the source BS includes:
sending, from the source BS, a handover request message to the target BS, the handover request message indicating a protocol
release used by the source BS to configure the UE;

receiving, at the target BS, the handover request message from the source BS;
sending, from the target BS, a handover request acknowledge message to the source BS, wherein, on a condition that the protocol
release used by the source BS to configure the UE is newer than the protocol release N, the handover request acknowledge message
indicates that the UE perform a full configuration;

receiving, at the source BS, the handover request acknowledge message from the target BS; and
sending, from the source BS, a handover command message to the UE, wherein, on a condition that the received handover request
acknowledge message indicates that the UE perform a full configuration, the handover command message indicates that the UE
perform a full configuration.

US Pat. No. 9,055,489

METHODS, APPARATUSES, RELATED COMPUTER PROGRAM PRODUCT AND DATA STRUCTURE FOR DECIDING ON A SIGNALING SCHEME FOR HANDOVER

Wireless Future Technolog...

1. A method performed by a user equipment (UE) for handover from a source Base Station (BS) supporting a first protocol release,
used to configure the UE, to a target BS supporting a second protocol release, the method comprising:
the UE receiving a handover command message from the source BS, wherein the handover command message is based on a handover
request acknowledge message received at the source BS from the target BS, wherein on a condition that the first protocol release
is newer than the second protocol release, the handover command message indicates that the UE perform a full configuration;
and

on a condition that the handover command message indicates that the UE perform a full configuration, the UE performing a full
configuration procedure for handover to the target BS.

US Pat. No. 9,325,479

REPORTING CHANNEL STATE INFORMATION IN A MULTIPLE COMPONENT CARRIER NETWORK

WIRELESS FUTURE TECHNOLOG...

1. A method performed by a user equipment (UE) in a Long Term Evolution (Advanced) (LTE-A) wireless network, the method comprising:
determining, by a processor of the UE, a plurality of channel state information (CSI) reports, wherein each of the plurality
of CSI reports is related to a respective one of a plurality of component carriers usable by the UE for communication in the
LTE-A wireless network;

transmitting in a subframe, by the UE when a collision occurs in the subframe when having the plurality of CSI reports to
send on a physical uplink control channel (PUCCH), at least one of the plurality of CSI reports on the PUCCH; and

wherein at least one CSI report of the plurality of CSI reports is dropped from the transmission of the at least one of the
plurality of CSI reports on the PUCCH, wherein a CSI report for a primary component carrier is prioritized over a CSI report
for a secondary component carrier.

US Pat. No. 9,282,546

WIRELESS DEVICE LOCATION SERVICES

WIRELESS FUTURE TECHNOLOG...

1. A wireless communication system comprising:
a location determining node comprising:
a network interface configured to transmit a request, to an evolved Node B (eNB), to order a user equipment (UE) to transmit
sounding reference signals (SRS);

the eNB comprising:
a network interface configured to receive the request from the location determining node;
a processor configured to generate an up link (UL) SRS resource allocation for the UE; and
a transmitter configured to transmit an indication of the UL SRS resource allocation to the UE;
at least three location measurement units (LMUs), each LMU comprising:
a receiver configured to receive, from the UE, an UL SRS;
a processor configured to generate locating information based on the received UL SRS; and
a network interface configured to transmit the locating information to the location determining node,
wherein the location determining node further comprises a processor configured to determine a position of the UE based at
least on the locating information generated by each of the at least three LMUs.

US Pat. No. 9,049,623

METHODS, APPARATUSES, RELATED COMPUTER PROGRAM PRODUCT AND DATA STRUCTURE FOR DECIDING ON A SIGNALING SCHEME FOR HANDOVER

Wireless Future Technolog...

1. A non-transitory computer readable storage medium storing a set of instructions for execution by at least one processor
for supporting a user equipment (UE) handover from a source base station (BS) to a target BS, the set of instructions comprising:
a first instruction segment for receiving a handover request message from the source BS, the handover request message indicating
a first protocol release used by the source BS to configure the UE; and

a second instruction segment for transmitting a handover request acknowledgement message to the source BS, wherein, on a condition
that the first protocol release is newer than a second protocol release supported by the target BS, the handover request acknowledge
message indicates that the UE perform a full configuration.

US Pat. No. 9,490,879

UPLINK CONTROL SIGNALING IN CELLULAR TELECOMMUNICATION SYSTEM

Wireless Future Technolog...

1. A method performed by a user terminal of a cellular telecommunication system comprising:
receiving, by the user terminal, an indication of an uplink transmission scheme to be used for transmission on a physical
uplink shared channel (PUSCH), wherein the indication indicates either a single-antenna transmission scheme or a multi-antenna
transmission scheme;

determining PUSCH resources of the user terminal for an uplink subframe;
allocating at least one control message field to the resources of the PUSCH according to the uplink transmission scheme; and
on a condition that the uplink transmission scheme is the multi-antenna transmission scheme, transmitting in the uplink subframe
one or more of the at least one control message field via multiple antennas using transmit diversity multi-antenna transmission
and concurrently transmitting in the uplink subframe a plurality of different traffic data via the multiple antennas using
multi-stream spatial multiplexing.

US Pat. No. 9,048,989

METHODS AND APPARATUSES FOR TRANSMITTING DOWNLINK CONTROL SIGNALING ON WIRELESS RELAY LINK

WIRELESS FUTURE TECHNOLOG...

1. An apparatus comprising:
a processor configured to allocate, to a wireless relay link, a control channel resource of a relay transmission frame, with
an identified starting point, in a semi-static allocation scheme;

the processor is further configured to generate control signaling based on a status of the wireless relay link;
the processor is further configured to map the control signaling to the allocated control channel resource via any one of
a time-first mapping, a frequency-first mapping, or a multiplexing mapping; and

a transceiver configured to transmit the mapped control signaling on the wireless relay link to an associated relay node.

US Pat. No. 9,271,266

SEARCHING FOR CONTROL CHANNELS IN A WIRELESS NETWORK

WIRELESS FUTURE TECHNOLOG...

1. A method of operating a user equipment, the method comprising:
receiving a wireless signal at the user equipment, the wireless signal comprising a control channel for the user equipment,
the control channel being in at least one control channel element (CCE), the control channel comprising an indication of an
uplink communication resource useable by the user equipment for uplink communication;

searching for the control channel in the at least one CCE from a plurality of candidate CCEs, the plurality of candidate CCEs
being in a plurality of aggregation levels, each of the plurality of aggregation levels comprising a respective limited number
of candidate control channels, and the searching includes searching at least one of the respective limited number of candidate
control channels in at least one of the plurality of aggregation levels; and

transmitting an uplink data signal according to the uplink communication resource, the indication of the uplink communication
resource decoded from the control channel of the wireless signal according to the plurality of candidate CCEs using an identifier
associated with the user equipment.

US Pat. No. 9,698,956

MOBILE STATION AGGREGATION OF ACKNOWLEDGMENTS AND NEGATIVE ACKNOWLEDGMENTS IN WIRELESS NETWORKS

WIRELESS FUTURE TECHNOLOG...

1. A method performed by a mobile station in a wireless network, the method comprising:
receiving two or more separate data bursts;
receiving an acknowledgment/negative acknowledgment (ACK/NAK) aggregation indicator, wherein the ACK/NAK aggregation indicator
indicates to the mobile station how many separate data bursts are to be acknowledged or negatively acknowledged by the mobile
station in an aggregated ACK/NAK report; and

subsequent to receiving the two or more separate data bursts, sending one of:
(a) one aggregated ACK/NAK report comprising a plurality of ACK/NAKs, each ACK/NAK corresponding to one of the two or more
separate data bursts and indicating whether each one of the two or more separate data bursts was successfully received or
not,

or
(b) one aggregated ACK/NAK report comprising one ACK/NAK corresponding to the two or more separate data bursts, wherein the
one ACK/NAK indicates whether the two or more separate data bursts were successfully received or not.

US Pat. No. 9,877,277

SEARCHING FOR CONTROL CHANNELS IN A WIRELESS NETWORK

Wireless Future Technolog...

1. A method of operating a user equipment (UE), the method comprising:
receiving a wireless signal at the UE, the wireless signal comprising an allocated control channel (CCH) for the UE, the allocated
CCH comprising an indication of a downlink (DL) communication resource carrying DL data for the UE, the allocated CCH being
in one of several CCHs, each of the several CCHs being in at least one control channel element (CCE) of a plurality of CCEs,
the plurality of CCEs capable of aggregation at a plurality of aggregation levels, a lowest level of the plurality of aggregation
levels comprising CCHs comprised of one CCE, at least one higher level of the plurality of aggregation levels comprising CCHs
comprised of more than one consecutive CCE;

searching for the allocated CCH at the lowest level of the plurality of aggregation levels, wherein a limited subset of the
CCHs at the lowest level of the plurality of aggregation levels are searched, the searching for the allocated CCH at the lowest
level of the plurality of aggregation levels comprising attempting to decode at least one CCH using an identifier associated
with the UE;

searching for the allocated CCH at the at least one higher level of the plurality of aggregation levels, the searching for
the allocated CCH at the at least one higher level of the plurality of aggregation levels comprising attempting to decode
at least one CCH using the identifier associated with the UE, the limited subset enables the searching for the allocated CCH
at the at least one higher level of the plurality of aggregation levels; and

on a condition that an attempt to decode is successful, determining the indication of the DL communication resource from a
successfully decoded CCH and processing the DL data of the DL communication resource according to the determined indication.

US Pat. No. 9,622,227

REPORTING CHANNEL STATE INFORMATION IN A MULTIPLE COMPONENT CARRIER NETWORK

Wireless Future Technolog...

1. A method of operating a user equipment (UE), the method comprising:
determining whether at least two of a plurality of channel state information (CSI) reports are to be transmitted on a physical
uplink control channel (PUCCH) in a subframe, each of the plurality of CSI reports related to a respective one of a plurality
of component carriers;

on a condition that the determination is positive, dropping at least one lower priority CSI report of the plurality of CSI
reports, wherein:

a CSI report containing a Rank Indicator (RI) is prioritized over one or more CSI reports containing a Channel Quality Indicator
(CQI), and

a CSI report containing a RI for a primary component carrier is prioritized over one or more CSI reports containing a RI for
a respective secondary component carrier; and

transmitting, subsequent to the dropping, at least one prioritized CSI report of the plurality of CSI reports on the PUCCH
in the subframe.

US Pat. No. 9,609,554

METHODS, APPARATUSES, RELATED COMPUTER PROGRAM PRODUCT AND DATA STRUCTURE FOR DECIDING ON A SIGNALING SCHEME FOR HANDOVER

Wireless Future Technolog...

1. A user equipment (UE) operable to handover from a source base station (BS), supporting up to and including a protocol release
N, that configured the UE using a first protocol release to a target BS, supporting up to and including a protocol release
M, the UE comprising:
a circuitry operable to perform a first type configuration to configure communication with the source BS;
the circuitry further operable to perform a measurement procedure, following performance of the first type configuration;
a transceiver operable to transmit an indication of a result of the measurement procedure to the source BS;
the transceiver further operable to receive a handover command message from the source BS following transmission of the indication,
wherein, on a condition that the first protocol release is newer than the protocol release M, the handover command message,
initiated by the target BS and sent via the source BS, indicating that the UE perform a full configuration; and

the circuitry further operable to perform the full configuration in association with a handover to the target BS, following
receipt of the handover command message.

US Pat. No. 9,936,424

METHODS, APPARATUSES, RELATED COMPUTER PROGRAM PRODUCT AND DATA STRUCTURE FOR DECIDING ON A SIGNALING SCHEME FOR HANDOVER

Wireless Future Technolog...

1. A target base station (BS), supporting up to and including a protocol release M, capable of supporting a user equipment (UE) handover from a source BS supporting up to and including a protocol release N, the target BS comprising:a transceiver configured to receive a handover request message from the source BS, the handover request message indicating a first protocol release used by the source BS to configure the UE; and
the transceiver further configured to transmit a handover request acknowledge message to the source BS, wherein, on a condition that the first protocol release is newer than the protocol release M, the handover request acknowledge message comprising a one bit indication that the UE perform a full configuration.

US Pat. No. 9,894,482

WIRELESS DEVICE LOCATION SERVICES

Wireless Future Technolog...

1. A method of operating a location measurement unit (LMU) in an Evolved Universal Terrestrial Radio Access Network (E-UTRAN),
the method comprising:
receiving a reception instruction from a location determining node, the reception instruction comprising information associated
with at least one uplink (UL) sounding reference signal (SRS) resource for a user equipment (UE) in the E-UTRAN;

receiving, from the UE, an SRS according to the information associated with at least one UL SRS resource; and
sending, to the location determining node, locating information determined based at least in part on the SRS.

US Pat. No. 10,103,861

MOBILE STATION AGGREGATION OF ACKNOWLEDGMENTS AND NEGATIVE ACKNOWLEDGMENTS IN WIRELESS NETWORKS

Wireless Future Technolog...

1. A method performed by a base station in a wireless network, the method comprising:sending, to a mobile station, two or more separate data bursts;
sending, to the mobile station, an acknowledgment/negative acknowledgment (ACK/NAK) aggregation indicator, wherein the ACK/NAK aggregation indicator indicates to the mobile station how many separate data bursts are to be acknowledged or negatively acknowledged by the mobile station in an aggregated ACK/NAK report; and
subsequent to sending the two or more separate data bursts, receiving, from the mobile station, one of:
(a) one aggregated ACK/NAK report comprising a plurality of ACK/NAKs, each ACK/NAK of the plurality of ACK/NAKs corresponding to one data burst of the two or more separate data bursts and indicating whether each data burst of the two or more separate data bursts was successfully received or not,
or
(b) one aggregated ACK/NAK report comprising one ACK/NAK corresponding to the two or more separate data bursts, wherein the one ACK/NAK indicates whether the two or more separate data bursts were successfully received or not.

US Pat. No. 10,194,431

WIRELESS DEVICE LOCATION SERVICES

Wireless Future Technolog...

1. A user equipment comprising:a receiver and a processor configured to receive a radio resource control (RRC) signal including uplink (UL) sounding reference signal (SRS) configuration information; and
the receiver and the processor further configured to receive a semi-persistent scheduling (SPS) message to initiate transmission of UL SRSs; and
the processor and a transmitter configured to transmit UL SRSs in a time and frequency pattern based on the UL SRS configuration information and the SPS message.

US Pat. No. 10,172,119

UPLINK CONTROL SIGNALING IN CELLULAR TELECOMMUNICATION SYSTEM

WIRELESS FUTURE TECHNOLOG...

1. A method of multiple-input multiple-output (MIMO) uplink transmission performed by a user terminal, the method comprising:transmitting a first plurality of control message fields via a first spatial stream, the first plurality of control message fields having a size based on a modulation and coding scheme in use for the first spatial stream; and
transmitting a second plurality of control message fields via a second spatial stream, the second plurality of control message fields having a size based on a modulation and coding scheme in use for the second spatial stream, the modulation and coding scheme of the first spatial stream being different than the modulation and coding scheme of the second spatial stream, the size of the first plurality of control message fields being different than the size of the second plurality of control message fields;
wherein each of the first and second plurality of control message fields includes an acknowledgment (ACK/NACK) message, a rank indicator (RI), a precoding matrix indicator (PMI), or a channel quality indicator (CQI) message.