US Patent No. 10,993,161

AUTHENTICATING USER EQUIPMENTS THROUGH RELAY USER EQUIPMENTS


Patent No. 10,993,161
Issue Date April 27, 2021
Title Authenticating User Equipments Through Relay User Equipments
Inventorship Adrian Buckley, Tracy, CA (US)
Assignee BlackBerry Limited, Waterloo (CA)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,993,161

1. A method comprising:sending, by a remote user equipment (UE), an indication to an application server that the remote UE is to use a wireless relay UE to access a wireless network;
receiving, by the remote UE from the application server, a first identity different from a second identity associated with the remote UE, wherein the first identity is obtained by the application server from a mobility management function; and
using, by the remote UE, the first identity for authentication and registration with the wireless network.