US Patent No. 10,512,010

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR CHANGING BASE STATION IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM


Patent No. 10,512,010
Issue Date December 17, 2019
Title Method And Apparatus For Changing Base Station In Wireless Communication System
Inventorship Anil Agiwal, Suwon-si (KR)
June Hwang, Incheon (KR)
Hyun-Jeong Kang, Seoul (KR)
Young-Bin Chang, Anyang-si (KR)
Sang-Wook Kwon, Suwon-si (KR)
Kyung-Kyu Kim, Suwon-si (KR)
Young-Joong Mok, Suwon-si (KR)
Sang-Kyu Baek, Yongin-si (KR)
Assignee Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., Suwon-si (KR)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,512,010

5. A method, by a user equipment (UE), for switching a secondary evolved NodeB (SeNB) communicating with the UE in a wireless communication system supporting a master eNB (MeNB) and a plurality of SeNBs, the method comprising:communicating with the MeNB and a first SeNB among the plurality of SeNBs;
performing measurement with respect to the plurality of SeNBs including the first SeNB and a second SeNB;
determining whether predetermined switch criteria are satisfied based on a measurement result; and
transmitting, to the MeNB, a switch message indicating switching of a SeNB cooperating with the MeNB for communication with the UE from the first SeNB to the second SeNB, in response to determining that the predetermined switch criteria are satisfied.