US Patent No. 10,342,010

METHOD AND APPARATUS TO REDUCE RADIO RESOURCE OVERHEAD ASSOCIATED WITH INTERMITTENT TRAFFIC


Patent No. 10,342,010
Issue Date July 02, 2019
Title Method And Apparatus To Reduce Radio Resource Overhead Associated With Intermittent Traffic
Inventorship Benoit Pelletier, Roxboro (CA)
Eldad M. Zeira, Huntington, NY (US)
Christopher R. Cave, Dollard-des-Ormeaux (CA)
Paul Marinier, Brossard (CA)
Vincent Roy, Longueuil (CA)
In H. Kim, Norristown, PA (US)
Assignee InterDigital Technology Corporation, Wilmington, DE (US)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,342,010

1. A Node B comprising:a receiver configured to receive a channel acquisition request from a wireless transmit/receive unit (WTRU);
a transmitter configured to transmit a resource allocation to the WTRU, wherein the resource allocation includes a common Enhanced Dedicated Channel (E-DCH) resource;
the transmitter and the receiver configured to communicate with the WTRU using the common E-DCH resource; and
the transmitter configured to transmit a release command for releasing the common E-DCH resource on an E-DCH Absolute Grant Channel (E-AGCH).