US Patent No. 10,251,180

GRID DESIGN FOR INTRODUCING GAPS IN TRANSMISSION FOR DL NB-IOT


Patent No. 10,251,180
Issue Date April 02, 2019
Title Grid Design For Introducing Gaps In Transmission For Dl Nb-iot
Inventorship Hazhir Shokri Razaghi, Kista (SE)
Ansuman Adhikary, Santa Clara, CA (US)
Johan Bergman, Stockholm (SE)
Yufei Blankenship, Kildeer, IL (US)
Xingqin Lin, San Jose, CA (US)
Yutao Sui, Solna (SE)
Yi-Pin Eric Wang, Fremont, CA (US)
Assignee Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ), Stockholm (SE)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,251,180

1. A method in a network node comprising:communicating, over a narrowband Internet of Things downlink, a first message to a first wireless device during repetition periods of at least a first subframe and a second subframe of a plurality of subframes of a transmission time of a narrowband physical downlink control channel (NB-PDCCH) or a narrowband physical downlink shared channel (NB-PDSCH), each subframe of the plurality of subframes comprising a repetition period and a gap; and
communicating a second message to a second wireless device during a gap of the first subframe.