US Patent No. 10,772,144

SWITCHING OF FLOW SEPARATION FOR NEW RADIO IN DUAL CONNECTIVITY


Patent No. 10,772,144
Issue Date September 08, 2020
Title Switching Of Flow Separation For New Radio In Dual Connectivity
Inventorship Srinivasan Selvaganapathy, Bangalore (IN)
Amaanat Ali, Espoo (FI)
Assignee Nokia Technologies Oy, Espoo (FI)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,772,144

1. A method comprising:receiving, at a user equipment, a message indicating to the user equipment that an access node has been added as a secondary base station to provide dual connectivity to the user equipment, the message further indicating to the user equipment that the secondary base station differentiates one or more non-guaranteed bit rate packet flows delivered via a default bearer;
suspending, at the user equipment and in response to receiving the message, at least one bearer and a corresponding quality of service filter;
removing, at the user equipment and in response to receiving the message, at least one traffic flow template;
switching, by the user equipment and in response to receiving the message, non-guaranteed bit rate packets to the default bearer at the added secondary base station; and
reverting, by the user equipment, to the suspended at least one bearer and the corresponding quality of service filter, in response to the added secondary base station being released as a connection at the user equipment.