US Patent No. 10,772,100

DYNAMIC CARRIER ALLOCATION BASED ON DUAL-CONNECTIVITY CAPABILITY


Patent No. 10,772,100
Issue Date September 08, 2020
Title Dynamic Carrier Allocation Based On Dual-connectivity Capability
Inventorship Sreekar Marupaduga, Overland Park, KS (US)
Rajveen Narendran, Olathe, KS (US)
Assignee Sprint Spectrum L.P., Overland Park, KS (US)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,772,100

1. A base station configured to control carrier assignment, the base station comprising:a wireless communication interface through which the base station is configured to provide wireless communication service, wherein the base station is configured to operate on a first carrier and on a second carrier,
a network communication interface though which the base station is configured to communicate on a core network; and
a controller for controlling the carrier assignment by the base station, wherein the controller is configured to reserve the first carrier for dual-connectivity service and the controller is configured to reserve the second carrier for standalone service.