US Patent No. 10,433,350

WIRELESS NETWORK DEVICE AND USER EQUIPMENT, METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR WIRELESS COMMUNICATION THAT PROVIDES AN INDICATOR FOR OPERATING IN A SMALL DATA TRANSMISSION MODE


Patent No. 10,433,350
Issue Date October 01, 2019
Title Wireless Network Device And User Equipment, Method And System For Wireless Communication That Provides An Indicator For Operating In A Small Data Transmission Mode
Inventorship Iskren Ianev, Berkshire (GB)
Yannick Lair, Berkshire (GB)
Thomas Delsol, Berkshire (GB)
Assignee NEC CORPORATION, Tokyo (JP)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,433,350

1. A user equipment (UE) arranged to wirelessly communicate with a network, the UE being configured to:transmit a Radio Resource Control (RRC) Connection Request message as part of a wireless connection establishment procedure for forming a wireless connection between the UE and the network,
wherein said RRC Connection Request message includes an RRC establishment cause,
wherein the RRC establishment cause is configurable to include any of a plurality of different cause indicators including:
a mobile terminating access (mt-Access) indicator,
a mobile originating data (mo-data) indicator, and
at least one further indicator of mobile originating data that is used for the UE when operating in a small data transmission mode.