US Patent No. 9,392,584

USER EQUIPMENT CONTROL IN A MULTI-CORE LONG TERM EVOLUTION SYSTEM


Patent No. 9,392,584
Issue Date July 12, 2016
Title User Equipment Control In A Multi-core Long Term Evolution System
Inventorship Maneesh Gauba, Overland Park, KS (US)
Dwight Edward Patton, Olathe, KS (US)
Assignee Sprint Communications Company L.P., Overland Park, KS (US)

Claim of US Patent No. 9,392,584

1. A method of operating Long Term Evolution (LTE) User Equipment (UE) to use different Mobility Management Entities (MMEs),
the method comprising:
receiving MME selection data into the UE and processing the MME selection data to select one of the MMEs;
wirelessly transferring an LTE attachment request to an LTE access point and indicating the selected one of the MMEs in the
LTE attachment request; and

wirelessly receiving an attachment acceptance from the selected one of the MMEs through the LTE access point responsive to
indicating the selected one of the MMEs in the LTE attachment request.