US Patent No. 11,032,793

PROCESSING PAGING REQUESTS MESSAGES IN A WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM


Patent No. 11,032,793
Issue Date June 08, 2021
Title Processing Paging Requests Messages In A Wireless Communication System
Inventorship Tauras Liubinskas, Lexington, KY (US)
Brandon Wayne Bass, Flower Mound, TX (US)
Abhishek Saraswati, Santa Clara, CA (US)
Assignee NetScout Systems, Inc, Westford, MA (US)

Claim of US Patent No. 11,032,793

1. A method by a network device in a communication system for filtering paging messages in a data packet stream associated with a UE device, the method comprising:receiving a data packet stream having a Paging Message packet from a network node device in the communication system;
determining an identity of a User Equipment (UE) associated with the received Paging Message packet;
determining if Paging Message information associated with the determined UE is stored in memory; and
filtering the received Paging Message packet from the received data packet stream in the event stored Paging Message information was determined to be associated with the determined UE;
storing information associated with the received Paging Message packet in the memory in the event there is no Paging Message information stored in the memory associated with the determined UE;
determining if a predetermined time period has elapsed for storage in the memory of Paging Message information associated with the determined UE; and
removing the information associated with Paging Message packet from the memory in the event the predetermined time period has elapsed.