US Patent No. 11,071,087

NETWORK NODE, WIRELESS DEVICE AND METHODS PERFORMED THEREIN


Patent No. 11,071,087
Issue Date July 20, 2021
Title Network Node, Wireless Device And Methods Performed Therein
Inventorship Stefan Wager, Espoo (FI)
Assignee Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ), Stockholm (SE)

Claim of US Patent No. 11,071,087


1. A method performed by a network node for handling communication of a wireless device in a wireless communication network, the method comprising:paging the wireless device using a first paging channel; and
paging the wireless device using a second paging channel, responsive to determining that the wireless device has not responded to the paging of the wireless device using the first paging channel, wherein paging the wireless device using the first paging channel comprises selecting one or more radio network nodes to page the wireless device using the first paging channel based on information relating to current knowledge of a location of the wireless device;

wherein the first paging channel is Physical Cell Identity (PCI) based and wherein one or more properties of the second paging channel are derived from an identifier in system information transmitted by the wireless communication network.