US Patent No. 10,368,304

ENCODING AND DECODING DATA FOR GROUP COMMON CONTROL CHANNELS


Patent No. 10,368,304
Issue Date July 30, 2019
Title Encoding And Decoding Data For Group Common Control Channels
Inventorship SaiRamesh Nammi, Austin, TX (US)
Arunabha Ghosh, Austin, TX (US)
Salam Akoum, Austin, TX (US)
Assignee

Claim of US Patent No. 10,368,304

1. A method, comprising:appending, by a base station device comprising a processor, bits to an information block to match a size of a radio network identifier, wherein the information block comprises common downlink control information, and wherein the appending results in appended bits;
masking, by the base station device, the information block with the radio network identifier, resulting in a masked information block;
encoding, by the base station device, the masked information block resulting in a code symbol;
transmitting, by the base station device, the radio network identifier to a group of mobile devices using a radio resource control channel before a common control channel is established; and
transmitting, by the base station device, the code symbol to the group of mobile devices on the common control channel.