US Patent No. 10,194,474

COMMUNICATIONS NETWORK


Patent No. 10,194,474
Issue Date January 29, 2019
Title Communications Network
Inventorship Michael Fitch, London (GB)
Richard MacKenzie, London (GB)
Assignee British Telecommunications Public Limited Company, London (GB)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,194,474

1. A method for establishing a connection between a first and a second base station, the method comprising:a first base station receiving a first identifier for a second base station and a second identifier for a second wireless local area networking module associated with the second base station, wherein the first identifier uniquely identifies the second base station and the second identifier uniquely identifies the second wireless local area networking module;
based on the first identifier and the second identifier, determining if a first wireless local area networking module associated with a first base station is communicatively connectable to the second wireless local area networking module associated with a second base station; and
the first base station establishing a cellular connection with the second base station using the first identifier and the second identifier.