US Patent No. 10,772,121

TECHNIQUE FOR TRANSMITTING UPLINK GRANT INFORMATION


Patent No. 10,772,121
Issue Date September 08, 2020
Title Technique For Transmitting Uplink Grant Information
Inventorship Reem Karaki, Aachen (DE)
Assignee Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ), Stockholm (SE)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,772,121

1. A method of transmitting uplink scheduling grant information from a network node to a wireless device in unlicensed spectrum, the method comprising:performing a listen before talk (LBT) process on each of at least one carrier in the unlicensed spectrum;
transmitting the uplink scheduling grant information on one of the at least one carrier in response to a positive result of the LBT process on the one carrier, the uplink scheduling grant information being indicative of an uplink scheduling grant on multiple carriers in the unlicensed spectrum;
determining a metric for a plurality of carriers available in the unlicensed spectrum; and
selecting the multiple carriers based on the metric.