US Patent No. 11,032,870

METHODS AND APPARATUS FOR HANDLING MTC LONG DRX CYCLE/SLEEP LENGTHS


Patent No. 11,032,870
Issue Date June 08, 2021
Title Methods And Apparatus For Handling Mtc Long Drx Cycle/sleep Lengths
Inventorship Ulises Olvera-Hernandez, London (GB)
Ghyslain Pelletier, Montreal (CA)
Peter S. Wang, E. Setauket, NY (US)
Kai Liu, Dublin, OH (US)
Guanzhou Wang, Brossard (CA)
Marian Rudolf, Vienna (AT)
Samian Kaur, Plymouth Meeting, PA (US)
Michael F. Starsinic, Newtown, PA (US)
Assignee InterDigital Patent Holdings, Inc., Wilmington, DE (US)

Claim of US Patent No. 11,032,870

1. A wireless transmit/receive unit (WTRU) for determining when to receive a signal, the WTRU comprising:a processor, the processor being configured to:
determine a system frame number (SFN) cycle number (SCN), wherein the determined SCN corresponds to a count of a number of SFN cycles;
determine that the determined SCN is associated with a paging monitoring window according to an extended discontinuous reception (DRX) cycle;
determine a paging frame (PF) and paging occasion (PO) associated with the determined SCN and the paging monitoring window; and
monitor for a paging message during the PF and PO associated with the determined SCN and the paging monitoring window.