US Patent No. 10,973,073

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR CONNECTION PROCESSING BETWEEN A TERMINAL AND BASE STATION


Patent No. 10,973,073
Issue Date April 06, 2021
Title Method And Apparatus For Connection Processing Between A Terminal And Base Station
Inventorship Ting Lu, Guangdong (CN)
Yuanfang Yu, Guangdong (CN)
Yin Gao, Guangdong (CN)
Xiubin Sha, Guangdong (CN)
Assignee ZTE CORPORATION, Guangdong (CN)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,973,073

1. A method performed by a user equipment device (UE), comprising:receiving a dedicated notification message from a base station, wherein the dedicated notification message indicates an establishment of at least one Signaling Radio Bearer (SRB) using a Packet Data Convergence Protocol (PDCP) layer in a transparent mode; and
establishing the at least one SRB using the PDCP layer in a transparent mode prior to an establishment of Access Stratum (AS) security, wherein the at least one SRB is utilized in a first communication between the UE and the base station prior to establishment of the AS security and a second SRB including PDCP layer information is utilized in a second communication between the UE and the base station after establishment of the AS security.