US Patent No. 10,433,356

DEVICE TO DEVICE-BASED COMMUNICATION METHOD AND TERMINAL


Patent No. 10,433,356
Issue Date October 01, 2019
Title Device To Device-based Communication Method And Terminal
Inventorship Bin Feng, Dongguan (CN)
Assignee GUANGDONG OPPO MOBILE TELECOMMUNICATIONS CORP., LTD., Dongguan, Guangdong ...

Claim of US Patent No. 10,433,356

1. A Device to Device (D2D)-based communication method, comprising:receiving, by a first terminal, a discovery signal of a second terminal, wherein the discovery signal comprises indication information,
wherein the indication information comprises at least one of: information indicating whether the second terminal allows another terminal to access a base station through the second terminal, information indicating a type of a service for which the second terminal allows other terminals to access the base station through the second terminal or information indicating an access probability of a service;
determining, by the first terminal, a state of the second terminal according to the indication information;
determining, by the first terminal, whether the first terminal is allowed to access the base station through the second terminal according to the state of the second terminal; and
when the first terminal determines that the first terminal is allowed to access the base station through the second terminal, performing, by the first terminal, D2D communication with the second terminal to access the base station.