US Patent No. 10,143,015

CONTENTION-BASED RANDOM ACCESS IN UNLICENSED SPECTRUM


Patent No. 10,143,015
Issue Date November 27, 2018
Title Contention-based Random Access In Unlicensed Spectrum
Inventorship Aleksandar Damnjanovic, Del Mar, CA (US)
Qingsi Wang, San Diego, CA (US)
Vikas Jain, San Diego, CA (US)
Assignee QUALCOMM Incorporated, San Diego, CA (US)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,143,015

1. A method of wireless communication, comprising:detecting, by a user equipment (UE), at least one of a first type of data or a second type of data to be transmitted from the UE to a base station (BS) over a channel;
determining, by the UE, if a first type of physical random access channel (PRACH) resource is available for transmitting at least one of the first type of data or the second type of data to the BS;
transmitting at least one of the first type of data or the second type of data using the first type of PRACH resource based at least in part on determining the first type of PRACH resource is available; and
transmitting the second type of data using a second type of PRACH resource based at least in part on determining the first type of PRACH resource is not available.