US Patent No. 10,251,183

DEVICE AND METHOD FOR CONFIGURING ALMOST BLANK SUBFRAME AND HETEROGENEOUS WIRELESS COMMUNICATION NETWORK


Patent No. 10,251,183
Issue Date April 02, 2019
Title Device And Method For Configuring Almost Blank Subframe And Heterogeneous Wireless Communication Network
Inventorship Qimei Cui, Beijing (CN)
Hui Tian, Beijing (CN)
Meng Wang, Beijing (CN)
Peng Tian, Beijing (CN)
Liqi Gao, Beijing (CN)
Assignee SONY CORPORATION, Tokyo (JP)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,251,183

1. An apparatus in a wireless communication network, comprising:a communication interface configured to
acquire first information associated with an indicator indicating communication quality reported by first user terminals served by a first base station; and
acquire second information associated with an indicator indicating communication quality reported by second user terminals served by a second base station based on measurement reports of the second user terminals; and
a processor configured to configure, based on the first information and the second information, at least one of a silence ratio and power reduction amount of Almost Blank Subframe (ABS) transmission of the first base station for inter-base station coordination by performing selection from a parameter table comprising predetermined parameter pairs of silence ratio and power reduction amount of ABS.