US Patent No. 10,716,119

SCHEDULING OF SUCCESSIVE MULTI-USER (MU) TRANSMISSIONS IN A WIRELESS LOCAL AREA NETWORK (LAN)


Patent No. 10,716,119
Issue Date July 14, 2020
Title Scheduling Of Successive Multi-user (mu) Transmissions In A Wireless Local Area Network (lan)
Inventorship Hao Li, London (CA)
Xianbin Wang, London (CA)
Kwok Shum Au, Ottawa (CA)
Osama Aboul-Magd, Ottawa (CA)
Jung Hoon Suh, Ottawa (CA)
Assignee Huawei Technologies Canada Co., Ltd., Kanata (CA)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,716,119

1. A method for scheduling wireless transmissions, performed by an access point (AP), the method comprising:determining that a previous resource allocation used for a previous transmission is to be repeated for a multi-user (MU) downlink transmission;
generating a control signal for the MU downlink transmission excluding a high efficiency (HE) signal-B (SIG-B) field, the control signal including an indication that there is no HE SIG-B field within the control signal, wherein the indication is included in a HE signal-A (SIG-A) field of the control signal; and
transmitting the control signal within which the HE SIG-B field is excluded.