US Patent No. 9,282,572

ENHANCED ACCESS CLASS BARRING MECHANISM IN LTE


Patent No. 9,282,572
Issue Date March 08, 2016
Title Enhanced Access Class Barring Mechanism In Lte
Inventorship Maulik K. Shah, Overland Park, KS (US)
Anoop Kumar Goyal, Overland Park, KS (US)
Siddharth S. Oroskar, Overland Park, KS (US)
Jasinder P. Singh, Olathe, KS (US)
Assignee Sprint Communications Company L.P., Overland Park, KS (US)

Claim of US Patent No. 9,282,572

1. Non-transitory computer-readable media having computer-executable instructions embodied thereon that, when executed, facilitate
a method of providing priority access to special users or devices, the method comprising:
designating a mobile device as a special mobile device, the special mobile device being configured to set an upper limit for
a random number generated by the special mobile device, wherein the special mobile device is associated with one or more users
having priority access to a network;

receiving, on the special mobile device, a SIB2 message;
determining a barring factor associated with the SIB2 message;
setting, on the special mobile device, the upper limit for the random number, the upper limit being less than the barring
factor;

generating the random number, wherein the random number is less than the barring factor;
comparing the random number to the barring factor; and
providing access to the special mobile device.