US Patent No. 10,462,823

WIRELESS TELECOMMUNICATIONS METHODS AND APPARATUS WITH AUTOMATIC BROADCAST AFTER UPDATE OF SYSTEM INFORMATION


Patent No. 10,462,823
Issue Date October 29, 2019
Title Wireless Telecommunications Methods And Apparatus With Automatic Broadcast After Update Of System Information
Inventorship Atsushi Ishii, Vancouver, WA (US)
Assignee Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha, Sakai, Osaka (JP)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,462,823

1. An access node of a radio access network that communicates over a radio interface with a wireless terminal, the access node comprising:processor circuitry configured:
to include, in a first type system information message, one or more indications, each of the indications indicating whether one or more associated second type system information blocks are broadcasted or to be provided on-demand, the first type system information message comprising first type system information, the first type system information being required for the wireless terminal to perform an initial access to the radio access network, and;
upon a change of content of a second type system information block whose associated indication indicating that the second type system information block was provided on-demand before the change, to include in the first type system information message an indication associated with the second type system information block indicating that the second type system information block is broadcast;
transmitter circuitry configured to periodically transmit, over the radio interface, the first type system information message and to transmit the second type system information block.