US Patent No. 10,397,924

ROBUST DOWNLINK CONTROL INFORMATION WITH FLEXIBLE RESOURCE ASSIGNMENTS


Patent No. 10,397,924
Issue Date August 27, 2019
Title Robust Downlink Control Information With Flexible Resource Assignments
Inventorship Awais M. Hussain, Milpitas, CA (US)
Farouk Belghoul, Campbell, CA (US)
Lydi Smaini, San Jose, CA (US)
Assignee Apple Inc., Cupertino, CA (US)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,397,924

7. A wireless device, comprising:an antenna;
a radio coupled to the antenna; and
a processing element coupled to the radio;
wherein the wireless device is configured to:
receive first downlink control information from a base station, wherein the first downlink control information includes an indication of a first resource assignment for the wireless device, wherein the first resource assignment includes a first bandwidth at a first time;
communicate data with the base station according to the first resource assignment at the first time;
receive second downlink control information from the base station, wherein the second downlink control information includes an indication of a second resource assignment for the wireless device, wherein the second resource assignment includes a second bandwidth at a second time, wherein the second bandwidth includes a different amount of bandwidth than the first bandwidth;
communicate data with the base station according to the second resource assignment at the second time.