US Patent No. 10,368,375

OPTIMIZATIONS FOR PROSE COMMUNICATIONS


Patent No. 10,368,375
Issue Date July 30, 2019
Title Optimizations For Prose Communications
Inventorship Mahmoud Watfa, Saint Leonard (CA)
Guanzhou Wang, Brossard (CA)
Saad Ahmad, Montreal (CA)
Amir Helmy, Vancouver (CA)
Loic Canonne-Velasquez, Verdun (CA)
Dimitrios Karampatsis, Ruislip (GB)
Samian Kaur, Plymouth Meeting, PA (US)
Ulises Olvera-Hernandez, London (GB)
Assignee INTERDIGITAL PATENT HOLDINGS, INC., Wilmington, DE (US)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,368,375

1. A method of communicating using proximity services (ProSe), the method comprising:receiving, by a base station, at least one aggregate maximum bit rate (AMBR) parameter from a network entity, wherein the at least one AMBR parameter comprises a maximum bit rate that a first wireless transmit/receive unit (WTRU) can use for data sent on one or more ProSe bearers;
receiving, by the base station, a request from the first WTRU to establish the one or more ProSe bearers with a second WTRU, wherein the request comprises priority information of the one or more ProSe bearers determined by the first WTRU; and
sending, by the base station, an indication to the first WTRU to establish a ProSe communication over the one or more ProSe bearers based on at least the AMBR parameter and the priority information of the one or more ProSe bearers.