US Patent No. 10,716,152

ACCESS POINT NAME DETERMINATION FOR MISSION CRITICAL SERVICES


Patent No. 10,716,152
Issue Date July 14, 2020
Title Access Point Name Determination For Mission Critical Services
Inventorship Nicholas James Russell, Newbury (GB)
David Philip Hole, Southampton (GB)
Adrian Buckley, Tracy, CA (US)
Assignee BlackBerry Limited, Waterloo, Ontario (CA)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,716,152

1. A method, comprising:determining, at a user equipment (UE), access point name (APN) information of a packet data network (PDN) based on at least one of a mission critical organization name, a registered public land mobile network (RPLMN) identifier, or a home public land mobile network (HPLMN) identifier currently associated with the UE, wherein determining the APN information comprises:
storing, at the UE, configured APN information for at least one mission critical organization name and public land mobile network (PLMN) identifiers associated with each of the at least one mission critical organization name; and
identifying a match between the mission critical organization name and the PLMN identifier currently associated with the UE and a mission critical organization name and a PLMN identifier in the configured APN information; and
connecting to the PDN based on the determined APN information.