US Patent No. 10,251,186

COMMUNICATION TERMINAL AND METHOD WITH PRIORITIZED CONTROL INFORMATION


Patent No. 10,251,186
Issue Date April 02, 2019
Title Communication Terminal And Method With Prioritized Control Information
Inventorship Takahisa Aoyama, Kanagawa (JP)
Joachim Loehr, Langen (DE)
Assignee Optis Wireless Technology, LLC, Plano, TX (US)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,251,186

1. A communication terminal for communicating with a base station, the communication terminal comprising:a memory configured to store information relating to a priority of control information to be transmitted to the base station, the priority of control information being in accordance with a first priority of medium access control (MAC) control information individually assigned to plural MAC control elements and a second priority information individually assigned to plural signaling radio bearer (SRB) elements for transmitting radio resource control (RRC) control information, wherein the priority information individually assigned to plural signaling radio bearer (SRB) elements is separate from the priority of medium access control (MAC) control information individually assigned to plural MAC control elements;
a priority controller configured:
to retrieve the information relating to the priority of control information from the memory;
to process the retrieved information relating to the priority of control information so as to generate the priority of control information; and
to generate a transmission message in consideration with the priority of control information; and
a transmitter configured to transmit the transmission message to the base station.