US Patent No. 10,798,710

SELECTION OF PRIMARY CARRIER BASED ON USAGE TYPE


Patent No. 10,798,710
Issue Date October 06, 2020
Title Selection Of Primary Carrier Based On Usage Type
Inventorship Rajveen Narendran, Olathe, KS (US)
Sreekar Marupaduga, Overland Park, KS (US)
Andy Wurtenberger, Olathe, KS (US)
Bryan Barbee, Olathe, KS (US)
Assignee Sprint Spectrum L.P., Overland Park, KS (US)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,798,710

10. A method for performing carrier aggregation in a wireless network, the method comprising:receiving an indicator from a wireless device connecting to the wireless network, the indicator providing characteristics of an application running on the wireless device;
identifying a usage type of the application running on the wireless device based on the received indicator;
determining if the usage type is associated with one of high throughput and a large coverage area;
associating the usage type of the application on the wireless device with a carrier deployed by an access node in the wireless network, wherein the association is based on a frequency band utilized by the carrier, the frequency band corresponding to one of a large coverage area or a high throughput; and
combining resources from the carrier with at least one other carrier for communications between the wireless device and the access node.