US Patent No. 10,512,079

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR PROVIDING CHANNEL SHARING AMONG WHITE SPACE NETWORKS


Patent No. 10,512,079
Issue Date December 17, 2019
Title Method And Apparatus For Providing Channel Sharing Among White Space Networks
Inventorship Paul Shala Henry, Holmdel, NJ (US)
Assignee

Claim of US Patent No. 10,512,079

1. An application server of a network service provider, the application server comprising:a processor; and
a computer-readable medium storing a plurality of instructions which, when executed by the processor, cause the processor to perform operations, the operations comprising:
receiving a request for a white space channel assignment, wherein the request is received from a user device, wherein the user device is for coordinating a use of the white space channel assignment to support a plurality of devices to communicate wirelessly at a location of the user device;
identifying a white space channel in accordance with the request;
sending a response to the request comprising the white space channel assignment, wherein the white space channel assignment assigns a timeslot of the white space channel that is identified for sharing the white space channel, wherein the white space channel that is identified is used by a plurality of users; and
releasing the white space channel in accordance with a request to release the white space channel.