US Patent No. 10,194,463


Patent No. 10,194,463
Issue Date January 29, 2019
Title Efficient Signaling Over Access Channel
Inventorship Arak Sutivong, San Diego, CA (US)
Edward Harrison Teague, San Diego, CA (US)
Alexei Gorokhov, San Diego, CA (US)
Assignee QUALCOMM Incorporated, San Diego, CA (US)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,194,463

1. In a wireless communication system, a method of transmitting an acknowledgement of a detected access sequence, the method comprising:receiving, at an access point, an access sequence from an access terminal during an initial access attempt, the initial access attempt requesting a connection with the access point, the access sequence including channel quality information observed from a transmission previously received by the access terminal;
determining at least one attribute of the access terminal based at least in part on the received access sequence; and
transmitting an access grant for the connection commensurate with the at least one attribute, wherein the at least one attribute comprises an amount of data available for transmission.