US Patent No. 10,694,547

NETWORK TRAFFIC PRIORITIZATION


Patent No. 10,694,547
Issue Date June 23, 2020
Title Network Traffic Prioritization
Inventorship Joseph Padden, Boulder, CO (US)
Assignee CABLE TELEVISION LABORATORIES, INC., Louisville, CO (US)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,694,547

8. A method for prioritizing network traffic on a single channel of a wireless access point, comprising:at a device of a first network, performing a first clear channel assessment (CCA) of the single channel for at least a period of time corresponding to a first minimum contention window (CWm);
in response to the first CCA indicating that the single channel is not busy, wirelessly transmitting data between the device of the first network and the wireless access point;
at a device of a second network, performing a second CCA of the single channel for at least a period of time corresponding to a second CWm;
in response to the second CCA indicating that the channel is not busy, wirelessly transmitting data between the device of the second network and the wireless access point; and
adjusting the second CWm independently of the first CWm.