US Patent No. 10,798,773

METHOD FOR CONTROLLING CONNECTED MODE DRX OPERATIONS


Patent No. 10,798,773
Issue Date October 06, 2020
Title Method For Controlling Connected Mode Drx Operations
Inventorship
Assignee Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ), Stockholm (SE)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,798,773

1. A method in a user equipment (UE), comprising:monitoring a physical downlink control channel (PDCCH) during a duration of at least a first timer during active time;
receiving, on the monitored PDCCH, an indication of a downlink or uplink transmission for the UE;
after receiving the indication of the downlink or uplink transmission for the UE, stopping the first timer, wherein after the first timer is stopped the UE is no longer in active time and does not need to monitor the PDCCH;
performing an uplink transmission associated with the indicated downlink or uplink transmission for the UE;
starting a second timer, after receiving the indication of the downlink or uplink transmission for the UE, the duration of the second timer comprising an offset period;
when the second timer expires, starting a third timer, wherein the third timer runs during active time and the UE monitors the PDCCH for the duration of the third timer.