US Patent No. 10,973,026

TRANSITIONING BETWEEN WIDEBAND AND NARROWBAND COMMUNICATIONS


Patent No. 10,973,026
Issue Date April 06, 2021
Title Transitioning Between Wideband And Narrowband Communications
Inventorship James Randolph Winter Lepp, Ottawa (CA)
Stephen McCann, Southampton (GB)
Michael Peter Montemurro, Toronto (CA)
Assignee BlackBerry Limited, Waterloo (CA)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,973,026

1. An access point comprising:communication interfaces to communicate over a wideband channel and a narrowband channel;
at least one processor configured to:
receive, from a wireless device, an indication that the wireless device is to transition between a wideband communication and a narrowband communication; and
send, to the wireless device, a first rate set including a plurality of supported rates for communication between the access point and the wireless device over the wideband channel, and a second rate set including a plurality of supported rates for communication between the access point and the wireless device over the narrowband channel, the first rate set including a supported rate not included in the second rate set.