US Patent No. 10,973,025

ENHANCED PUSCH IN UPLINK CARRIER AGGREGATION


Patent No. 10,973,025
Issue Date April 06, 2021
Title Enhanced Pusch In Uplink Carrier Aggregation
Inventorship Yu Zhou, Herndon, VA (US)
Muhammad Ahsan Naim, Sterling, VA (US)
Volkan Sevindik, Fairfax, VA (US)
Assignee Sprint Spectrum L.P., Overland Park, KS (US)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,973,025

1. A method comprising:in a wireless network comprising an aggregated uplink carrier for a carrier aggregation transmission, the aggregated uplink carrier comprising a plurality of separate, frequency-contiguous uplink component carriers in a wireless cell, a base station allocating bandwidth for User Equipment (UE) transmissions within the aggregated uplink carrier during an upcoming first Transmission Time Interval (TTI), wherein for the upcoming first TTI, the aggregated uplink carrier for the carrier aggregation transmission has an enhanced subframe format with an enhanced Physical Uplink Shared Channel (PUSCH) region that maps to a single continuous and undivided frequency range that extends across one or more frequency boundaries between two or more of the plurality of separate, frequency-contiguous uplink component carriers.