US Patent No. 10,342,036

SECONDARY SCHEDULING REQUEST


Patent No. 10,342,036
Issue Date July 02, 2019
Title Secondary Scheduling Request
Inventorship Benoist Pierre Sebire, Tokyo (JP)
Assignee NOKIA SOLUTIONS AND NETWORKS OY, Espoo (FI)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,342,036

1. A method performed by a user equipment, comprising:composing a message comprising a request of radio resources for uplink transmission from the user equipment to a base station, wherein the request comprises a scheduling request;
determining whether the user equipment is in a carrier aggregation mode in which two or more carriers are aggregated forming one primary cell and at least one secondary cell, the primary cell and at least one secondary cell supporting physical uplink control channel;
assigning the message to a physical uplink control channel, wherein assigning is permitted to the physical uplink control channel of the primary cell and a physical uplink control channel of any of the at least one secondary cell; and
transmitting the message using the assigned physical uplink control channel based on a number of scheduling request transmissions, when counting the number of transmitted scheduling requests, both the used physical uplink control channel of the primary cell and the used physical uplink control channel of any secondary cell are counted.