US Patent No. 10,925,078

TWO-TONE PHYSICAL UPLINK SHARED CHANNEL FOR MACHINE TYPE COMMUNICATIONS


Patent No. 10,925,078
Issue Date February 16, 2021
Title Two-tone Physical Uplink Shared Channel For Machine Type Communications
Inventorship Qiaoyang Ye, Fremont, CA (US)
Debdeep Chatterjee, San Jose, CA (US)
Assignee Apple Inc., Cupertino, CA (US)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,925,078

1. One or more non-transitory, computer-readable media havinginstructions that, when executed by one or more processors, cause a device to:
receive an indication having capability information for a user equipment (UE);
construct, based on the capability information, a configuration message to configure the UE with one or more sub-physical resource block (PRB) configurations for a physical uplink shared channel (PUSCH) in even further enhanced machine type communication (efeMTC), wherein a first sub-PRB configuration of the one or more sub-PRB configurations is a 2 out of 3 subcarrier configuration, wherein the 2 out of 3 subcarrier configuration indicates 2 adjacent subcarriers out of 3 subcarriers are allocated for the PUSCH; and
cause the configuration message to be sent to the UE.