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Method and providing very high throughput operation and capability signaling for wireless communications

A method and apparatus are disclosed for enabling very high throughput (VHT) communications. A wireless transmit and receive unit (WTRU) may receive, from an access point (AP), a management frame comprising VHT capabilities information. The VHT capabilities information may comprise an indication of support for reception via non-contiguous channels. The... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

Efficient signaling for machine type communication

Disclosed herein are embodiments for Machine Type Communication (MTC). The techniques disclosed may reduce signaling by transmitting MTC data over control planes and avoiding a full cycle of connection procedures typically required for transmission. MTC data may be directly appended to a control plane message. In addition, in order to... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

Systems and methods for lte operation in unlicensed bands

Systems, devices, and methods are disclosed for determining one or more clear channel assessment occasions. Techniques include performing one or more clear channel assessment (CCA) processes on a channel during the one or more CCA occasions to determine whether the channel is available at the one or more CCA occasion... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

Method and sending uplink control information for multi-radio access technology operation

A method and apparatus for sending uplink control information by a multi-mode wireless transmit/receive unit (WTRU) capable of operating on multiple component carriers of a plurality of radio access technologies (RATs) for multi-RAT operation are disclosed. The WTRU may generate uplink control information (UCI) pertaining to a first RAT and... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

Method and signaling the release of a persistent resource

A method and apparatus for signaling the release of a persistent resource in long term evolution (LTE) are disclosed. An indication of the release of a downlink (DL) persistent resource is received by a wireless transmit receive unit (WTRU) from an evolved Node-B (eNB) via a physical downlink control channel... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

Universal integrated circuit card having a virtual subscriber identity module functionality

Universal integrated circuit card (UICC) having a virtual subscriber identity module functionality is disclosed. A wireless transmit/receive unit (WTRU) comprises a mobile equipment (ME) configured to perform wireless communication and a UICC. The UICC is configured to perform security functionalities. The UICC supports multiple isolated domains including UICC issuer's domain.... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

Realizing mobile relays for device-to-device (d2d) communications

Systems, methods, and instrumentalities are disclosed for a WTRU to act as a mobile relay, the method comprising the WTRU connecting to the network, the WTRU receiving a message from the network indicating that the WTRU is to act as a mobile relay for one or more devices outside of... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

Silent period dynamic spectrum management

Described herein is a silent period method and apparatus for dynamic spectrum management. The methods include configuration and coordination of silent periods across an aggregated channel in a wireless communication system. A silent period management entity (SPME) dynamically determines silent period schedules for channels based on system and device information... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

Physical layer (phy) design for a low latency millimeter wave (mmw) backhaul system

A method and apparatus are disclosed for establishing a low latency millimeter wave (mmW) backhaul connection. A base station may receive a mmW relay schedule from an evolved Node B (eNB) within one Long Term Evolution (LTE) scheduling interval. The base station may decode the mmW relay schedule, and initialize... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

Control plane wireless local area network (wlan) integration in cellular systems

A method and apparatus for configuring a Long Term Evolution (LTE)-controlled Wireless Local Area Network (WLAN) interface for a wireless transmit/receive unit (WTRU) are described. A method includes receiving LTE Radio Resource Configuration (RRC) signaling that provides parameters for the WTRU to configure the LTE-controlled WLAN interface. The LTE RRC... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

Apparatus and methods for group wireless transmit/receive unit (wtru) handover

Apparatus and methods of handing over a wireless transmit/receive unit (WTRU) that belongs to a group of WTRUs from an originating base station to a target base station are described. A method includes the WTRU obtaining information regarding a group to which the WTRU has been assigned and the WTRU... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

Flexible bandwidth operation in wireless systems

Systems, methods, and instrumentalities are disclosed for downlink resource allocation associated with a shared frequency band. A WTRU may receive resource allocation information associated with a component carrier and at least one carrier segment. The component carrier and the least one carrier segment may each comprise a plurality of resource... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

Multi-user parallel channel access in wlan systems

Methods and apparatuses are related to multi-user parallel channel access (MU-PCA). For example, a wireless transmit/receive unit (WTRU) is provided that is one of a plurality of WTRUs operable to simultaneously communicate via a plurality of channels managed by an access point (AP). The WTRU includes a receiver configured to... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

Method and supporting wideband and multiple bandwidth transmission protocols

Enhanced protocols and devices may be used to alleviate loss of spectrum efficiency in wideband transmission. The protocols may implement a wideband transmission opportunity (TXOP) truncation where one or more of the channels involved in communication over the wideband are released. In one scenario, an access point (AP) may receive,... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

Methods, apparatus and systems for use with information-centric networking (icn)

Methods, apparatus and systems for matching at least one publisher of content to a subscriber of the content are disclosed. A representative method may include obtaining, by a first entity from the subscriber, a content identifier associated with requested content, the content identifier being established in accordance with a first... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

Method and device of multi-subband based transmission for a wireless transmit/receive unit (wtru) with reduced capability and coverage enhancement

Method, devices and systems of multi-subband based transmission are disclosed herein. A method for use in a wireless transmit/receive unit (WTRU) includes monitoring a plurality of subbands for subbands that include an enhanced physical downlink control channel (EPDCCH), wherein each subband of the plurality of subbands is made up of... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

Methods, apparatuses, systems, devices, and computer program products directed to low latency bandwidth efficient communications with low duplex spacing

Methods, apparatuses, systems, devices, and computer program products directed to low latency, bandwidth efficient communications with low duplex spacing (LDS) are provided. The LDS communications are facilitated by partitioning a (e.g., single) channel to include DL and UL portions (or “bandwidth fragments”) with low duplex spacing between the DL and... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

Method and enabling machine to machine communication

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Method and performing a selective ip traffic offload procedure

Methods and apparatus are described. A mobility management entity (MME) includes an interface and a processor. The interface receive a packet data network (PDN) connectivity request from a wireless transmit/receive unit (WTRU) for use in local Internet protocol access (LIPA)/selected Internet protocol offload (SIPTO), wherein the PDN connectivity request includes... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

Method and obtaining uplink timing alignment on a secondary cell

A method for uplink timing alignment by a wireless transmit/receive unit is provided. The method includes receiving a PDCCH order on a PCell. In response to the PDCCH order, on a condition that a maximum transmission power level is determined to be exceeded by an expected transmission power level of... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

Emergency information in system information broadcast

A method and apparatus for handling emergency information for a wireless transmit receive unit (WTRU). The WTRU configured to receive scheduling information and receive a first transmission with a plurality of earthquake and tsunami warning system (ETWS) sub-system information blocks (sub-SIBs) of a first part of a ETWS-SIB based on... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

Operation of control protocol data units in packet data convergence protocol

A method and apparatus reports packet data control protocol (PDCP) status and PDCP resets in a wireless communication, using control PDUs that may have security protection applied by ciphering of the control PDUs. Reliability of the PDCP status and reset messages may be assured by acknowledgement according to an acknowledged... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

Method and contention-based uplink data transmission

A method and apparatus for a wireless transmit receive unit (WTRU) to use a contention-based uplink communications channel, applies a rule-based restriction of access to the contention-based uplink channel that attempts to use at least one contention-free uplink channel allocation for uplink transmissions on a condition that at least one... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

Methods and procedures for channel measurements and reporting mechanisms for long term evolution (lte) operation in an unlicensed band

A method and apparatus for channel measurements and reporting mechanisms for Long Term Evolution (LTE) operation in an unlicensed band in a wireless transmit/receive unit (WTRU) are disclosed herein. The method includes that the WTRU may be in communication with a primary cell operating in a licensed band and a... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

Clear channel assessment (cca) threshold adaptation method

Methods and apparatuses are described herein for determining a transmit power based on clear channel assessment (CCA) thresholds. A station (STA) associated with a first Basic Service Set (BSS) may receive, from an access point (AP) associated with the first BSS, a clear channel assessment (CCA) value for a group... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

Range extension in wireless local area networks

A method and apparatus for use in an IEEE 802.11 root access point (AP) are provided. The method may comprise transmitting, from the root AP to the R-AP, an indication of a number of end-STAs which the R-AP is allowed to associate with. A first message may be received, from... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

Uplink grant, downlink assignment and search space method and apparatus in carrier aggregation

Methods of mapping, indicating, encoding and transmitting uplink (UL) grants and downlink (DL) assignments for wireless communications for carrier aggregation are disclosed. Methods to encode and transmit DL assignments and UL grants and map and indicate the DL assignments to DL component carriers and UL grants to UL component carriers... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

Method and system for wireless local area network (wlan) long symbol duration migration

A STA may perform packet detection to detect a packet and decode a legacy preamble of the detected packet including a legacy short training field (L-STF), a legacy long training field (L-LTF), and a legacy signal (L-SIG) field. The STA may decode a high efficiency signal A (HE-SIG-A) field to... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

Uplink operation for lte in an unlicensed band

Systems, methods, and instrumentalities are disclosed for Uplink operation in LTE unlicensed spectrum (LTE-U). A wireless transmit/receive unit (WTRU) may receive licensed assisted access (LAA) configuration information, e.g., for a first cell from a second cell. The first cell may be associated with operation in an unlicensed band, and the... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

Short packet optimization in wlan systems

Mechanisms may be used for aggregating acknowledgement (ACK), block ACK (BA) and/or short packets transmissions for multi-user (MU) wireless communication systems. Aggregation mechanisms may be used for uplink (UL) and/or downlink (DL) orthogonal frequency division multiple access (OFDMA), and/or UL/DL multiple-user multiple input multiple output (MU-MIMO) transmissions, for example. Multi-user... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

Method and radio resources management in multi-radio access technology wireless systems

Methods and apparatus for performing wireless communication in a wireless transmit/receive unit (WTRU) configured for multi-radio access technology (RAT) operation are disclosed. A method includes the WTRU wirelessly communicating information on a first operating frequency according to a first RAT. The WTRU also wirelessly communicates information on a second operating... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

Systems and/or methods for providing epdcch in a multiple carrier based and/or quasi-collated network

ePDCCH may be provided. For example, a WTRU may receive a configuration for monitoring an ePDCCH resource. Based on the configuration, the WTRU may be configured to monitor and may monitor the ePDCCH resource on a particular subframe. Additionally, a WTRU may derive an aggregation level for a subframe associated... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

Methods, systems and defining and using phich resources for carrier aggregation

Systems, methods, and instrumentalities are disclosed to provide feedback to a user equipment (UE). A UE may transmit uplink data via a supplementary cell. A network device, such as a HeNB, eNB, etc., may receive the uplink data from the UE via the supplementary cell. The network device may send... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

Data and control multiplexing for uplink mimo with carrier aggregation and clustered-dft

A method and apparatus for signal processing in a wireless transmit receive unit (WTRU), including generating a plurality of data bits and a plurality of control bits, mapping the data bits and control bits to one or more codewords, multiplexing the data bits and control bits, dividing the bits into... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

Method and supporting machine-to-machine communications

A method and apparatus for distributed services and data in a machine-to-machine (M2M) communication network are disclosed. A network server, an M2M gateway, and M2M devices include an M2M service capability layer for supporting M2M service capabilities, respectively. Reference points may be defined for interactions between network service capability layers,... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

02/01/18 / #20180035395

Method and radio link synchronization and power control in cell_fach and idle mode

A method and apparatus for radio link synchronization and power control in CELL_FACH state and idle mode are disclosed. A wireless transmit/receive unit (WTRU) transmits a random access channel (RACH) preamble and receives an acquisition indicator acknowledging the RACH preamble via an acquisition indicator channel (AICH) and an index to... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

01/25/18 / #20180027474

Method and supporting communication via a relay device

A method and apparatus for supporting communication buffer status reports (BSRs) are disclosed. A wireless device may transmit data to a wireless transmit/receive unit (WTRU) group, which may include a WTRU and further include its own respective at least one logical channel group. The wireless device may produce a BSR,... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

01/25/18 / #20180027479

Methods, apparatus and system for application specific congestion control for data communication (acdc)

A wireless transmit/receive unit (WTRU) may include a transceiver and a processor. The WTRU may receive broadcast information that may include at least one control parameter and/or an associated indication of access barring for each of the plurality service types. The non-access stratum (NAS) layer in the WTRU may send... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

01/18/18 / #20180020500

Operating with multiple schedulers in a wireless system

Systems and methods are disclosed for a WTRU to operate using multiple schedulers. The WTRU may exchange data with the network over more than one data path, such that each data path may use a radio interface connected to a different network node and each node may be associated with... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

01/11/18 / #20180013782

Continuous device/uicc based authentication for lte systems

An authentication assurance level associated with an entity, for instance a user equipment, may be computed periodically or in response to an event. The authentication assurance level is compared to an authentication threshold. Based on the comparison, it is determined whether a fresh performance of at least one authentication factor... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

01/11/18 / #20180014192

Machine-to-machine gateway architecture

Systems, methods, and instrumentalities are disclosed that provide for a gateway outside of a network domain to provide services to a plurality of devices. For example, the gateway may act as a management entity or as a proxy for the network domain. As a management entity, the gateway may perform... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

01/11/18 / #20180014255

Uplink transmissions in wireless communications

Methods and devices for offloading and/or aggregation of resources to coordinate uplink transmissions when interacting with different schedulers are disclosed herein. A method in a WTRU includes functionality for coordinating with a different scheduler for each eNB associated with the WTRU's configuration. Disclosed methods include autonomous WTRU grand selection and... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

01/11/18 / #20180014265

Device-to-device (d2d) cross link power control

Device-to-device (D2D) cross link power control systems and methods may be disclosed. For example, a device such as a UE or WTRU may determine whether it may have simultaneous transmissions where at least one of the transmissions may include a cross link transmission. The device may further determine whether a... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

01/04/18 / #20180006791

Uplink feedback methods for operating with a large number of carriers

A method and apparatus for uplink feedback for operating with a large number of carriers are disclosed herein. A method in a wireless transmit/receive unit (WTRU) includes receiving a plurality of transport blocks over a set of a plurality of configured carriers, generating hybrid automatic repeat request (HARQ)-acknowledgment (ACK) feedback... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

01/04/18 / #20180007496

Device initiated triggers

Embodiments contemplate wireless communication that may include sending machine type communication (MTC) application data from a services capability server (SCS) to an MTC user equipment (UE/WTRU) using a device trigger. The device trigger may be used to instruct an MTC device application to initiate communications with an SCS. Embodiments also... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

01/04/18 / #20180007497

Methods, apparatuses and systems directed to proximity services (prose) direct discovery

Methods, apparatus, systems, devices, and computer program products directed to enhancements to proximity-based services (ProSe) direct discovery are provided. Among the methods is a method that may be implemented in a proximity services (ProSe) function and that may include receiving, from the first WTRU, a first discovery request message including... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

01/04/18 / #20180007566

Method and performing discontinuous reception and downlink inter-frequency and inter-radio access technology measurements in cell_fach state

A method and apparatus of performing discontinuous reception (DRX) and downlink inter-frequency and inter-radio access technology (RAT) measurements in CELL_FACH state are disclosed. While in DRX mode, a wireless transmit/receive unite (WTRU) may perform inter-frequency and inter-RAT measurements in a measurement occasion that fall into a DRX period. The WTRU... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

01/04/18 / #20180007670

Control channel signaling and acquisition for carrier aggregation

A method and apparatus for handling a control channel for carrier aggregation in wireless communications. The method includes determining which component carrier to listen to, detecting the downlink control channel, processing mapping information related to downlink and uplink transmissions and operating discontinuous reception with respect to carrier aggregation. The method... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

01/04/18 / #20180007712

Methods, apparatuses and systems for supporting multi-user transmissions in a wireless local area network (wlan) system

Methods, devices and systems are provided for performing for multi-user (MU) transmission. A wireless transmit/receive unit (WTRU) may be configured to receive a frame, decode the received frame and determine whether the received frame is a null data packet (NDP) multi-user (MU) media access control (MAC) physical layer convergence protocol... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

12/28/17 / #20170374034

Context-based protocol stack privacy

A method for use in a wireless transmit/receive unit (WTRU) for configuring a privacy protocol stack profile, including private addresses for the WTRU is described herein. For example, the WTRU may determine if it is in an unknown location and may set a profile of the WTRU to public network,... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

12/28/17 / #20170374579

Methods for wifi integration in cellular systems

Embodiments may include methods, systems, and apparatuses for integrating a first radio access technology and a second radio access technology in a wireless transmit/receive unit (WTRU). The embodiments may include: gathering, by the WTRU, one or more metrics related to uplink/downlink transmissions; determining, based on the one or more metrics,... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

12/28/17 / #20170374611

Method and supporting proximity discovery procedures

A method and apparatus are described for supporting a two-stage device-to-device (D2D) discovery using a D2D interworking function (IWF). A D2D IWF component may be configured to perform mapping between an application running on an application server and a third generation partnership project (3GPP) network, and provide a set of... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

12/28/17 / #20170374709

Method and supporting femtocell service capabilities for services

Techniques for supporting utilization of femtocell service capabilities for services are disclosed. A network device may be configured to implement a femto services gateway. The femto services gateway may reside in a femtocell and provide application programming interfaces (APIs) to services to enable applications implementing the services to make use... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

12/21/17 / #20170367000

Method and integrating different radio access technologies using carrier aggregation

Methods and apparatus are described. A long term evolution (LTE) base station includes a processor and a transceiver, which transmit first LTE data to a wireless transmit/receive unit (WTRU) using LTE frequencies. The LTE data is at a time defined by LTE transmission time interval (TTI) boundaries. The processor maps... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

12/21/17 / #20170367107

Methods and systems for in-device interference mitigation

Methods and apparatus for mitigating in-device interference are described. The methods may include an in-device interference event (e.g. an interference situation), and the processing of events may depend on the priority of the technologies. A handover to another frequency or radio access technology (RAT) may occur in case a co-existing... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

12/21/17 / #20170364685

Providing security to computing systems

Described herein are methods, device, and systems that provide security to various computing systems, such as, smartphones, tablets, personal computers, computing servers, or the like. Security is provided to computing systems at various stages of their operational cycles. For example, a secure boot of a base computing platform (BCP) may... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

12/14/17 / #20170359734

Methods and vertical beamforming

A method and apparatus for determining a vertical beam for reception are disclosed herein. A method in a wireless transmit/receive unit (WTRU) includes that the WTRU may receive a broadcast message from an evolved Node B (eNB) that includes information associated with a plurality of beam reference signals, wherein the... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

12/07/17 / #20170353507

Privacy for inter-user equipment transfer (iut) subscribers and for remote parties involved in sessions with iut subscribers

Systems, methods, and instrumentalities are disclosed to provide privacy for inter-user equipment transfer (IUT) subscribers and remote parties involved in sessions with IUT subscribers. A first UE may establish a session with a remote party. The first UE may seek to perform an IUT to a second UE. The first... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

12/07/17 / #20170353857

Protection mechanisms for multi-tiered spectrum access systems

A shared spectrum manager (SSM) may enable spectrum access for Tier 2 Users (T2Us) and Tier 3 Users (T3Us) while provisioning quality of access (QoA) in a dynamic shared spectrum environment while ensuring sufficient spectrum and interference protection for Tier 1 Users (T1Us). The SSM may enable new user spectrum... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

12/07/17 / #20170353931

Uplink sounding reference signals configuration and transmission

A method and apparatus for uplink sounding reference signals (SRS) transmissions are disclosed. A WTRU-specific configuration of WTRU-specific SRS subframes for performing SRS transmissions is received. A trigger is received in a subframe from a base station to transmit a first SRS. A first subframe is selected after the subframe... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

11/23/17 / #20170337394

Enabling exchange of location and other status information between prose users

Location and other status information may be communicated between Proximity Service (ProSe) users. A ProSe function may retrieve a ProSe WTRU's location data from SLP and provide it to a monitoring WTRU via a ProSe discovery procedure or EPC-level ProSe discovery procedure. A ProSe function may retrieve a ProSe WTRU's... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

11/23/17 / #20170339621

Method and a millimeter wave communication system

Methods and apparatus for millimeter wave (mmW) beam acquisition are disclosed. An apparatus includes a transmitter configured to transmit millimeter wave (mmW) WTRU (mmW WTRU) information over a cellular system to a base station a receiver and a processor. The receiver receives a list of candidate mmW base stations (mB)... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

11/23/17 / #20170339656

Identifiers and triggers for capillary devices

Methods and apparatuses for capillary network device registration implemented in a wireless transmit/receive unit (WTRU) are disclosed. Registration or bootstrap messages may be received by a capillary network device where the WTRU acts as a gateway for communication between the capillary device and a network such as a 3GPP network.... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

11/16/17 / #20170332251

Method for detecting radio link failure for transmission over enhanced dedicated channel in a cell_fach state

A method and apparatus are used for detecting a radio link (RL) failure and a post verification process. A quality of a downlink fractional dedicated physical channel (F-DPCH) is monitored once a transmission on an enhanced dedicated channel (E-DCH) has begun. It is determined whether the quality of the downlink... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

11/16/17 / #20170331552

Method and reduced flicker visible light communications (vlc)

A visible light communication (VLC) device for lighting and data transmission is disclosed. The VLC device may comprise circuitry configured to receive a first stream of bits and determine a first switchpoint for transmitting the first stream of bits and first filler data. The VLC device may further comprise red,... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

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11/16/17 / #20170331595

Systems and methods for improved uplink coverage

Systems and method are specified to improve the reception of UL transmission, for example in power or coverage limited situations. A WTRU may modify procedures to increase the available signal energy for reception at an eNB and/or to make more efficient use of the available signal energy at the receiver... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

11/16/17 / #20170331611

Methods for dynamic tdd uplink/downlink configuration

A wireless transmit/receive unit (WTRU) may receive a first Time Division Duplex (TDD) uplink (UL)/downlink (DL) configuration. The WTRU may use the first configuration for timing of UL scheduling and UL Hybrid Automatic Repeat Request (HARQ). Further, on a condition that the WTRU receives a second configuration, the WTRU may... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

11/16/17 / #20170332251

Method for detecting radio link failure for transmission over enhanced dedicated channel in a cell_fach state

A method and apparatus are used for detecting a radio link (RL) failure and a post verification process. A quality of a downlink fractional dedicated physical channel (F-DPCH) is monitored once a transmission on an enhanced dedicated channel (E-DCH) has begun. It is determined whether the quality of the downlink... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

11/16/17 / #20170332272

Method and multi-rat access mode operation

A method and apparatus for multiple radio access technology (multi-RAT) access mode operation for a wireless transmit/receive unit (WTRU) are disclosed. A WTRU and a network may enable a multi-RAT access mode of operation based on at least one of WTRU subscription, a service agreement of the WTRU, a roaming... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

11/16/17 / #20170332321

Method and performing component carrier-specific reconfiguration

Methods and apparatus are described. A long term evolution (LTE) base station includes a transmitter and a processor. The processor coordinates with another LTE base station and, based on the coordination, determine subframes during which the LTE base station is to reduce transmission power so that the other base station... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

11/16/17 / #20170332413

Method and random access in multicarrier wireless communications

Methods and apparatus for random access in multicarrier wireless communications are disclosed. Methods and apparatus are provided for physical random access channel (PRACH) resource signaling, PRACH resource handling, preamble and PRACH resource selection, random access response (RAR) reception, preamble retransmission, and transmission and reception of subsequent messages. A method for... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

11/09/17 / #20170324733

Using security posture information to determine access to services

Current approaches to using security postures lack functionalities. Security postures can be used to enable various nodes to make informed decisions. In accordance with one embodiment, a system comprises a first node and a second node. The first node receives a security posture associated with the second node. The security... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

11/09/17 / #20170325284

Method and supporting machine-type communications with a mobile-originated-only mode

A method and apparatus for supporting machine-type communications (MTC) are disclosed. A wireless transmit/receive unit (WTRU) may configure itself to operate in a mobile-originated-only mode. The WTRU may perform no, or a subset of, radio resource control (RRC) idle and/or non-access stratum (NAS) idle/standby state procedures in the mobile-originated-only mode.... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

11/02/17 / #20170318455

Addressing wireless nodes

A user may point a control device at a controllable device for which control is desired, and the control device may detect the targeted controllable device. Additionally, the control device may detect a plurality of wireless nodes and list the available wireless nodes. For example, the control device may identify... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

11/02/17 / #20170318614

Method and accelerated link setup

A method for performing active scanning by a non-AP STA may comprise transmitting, to a group of APs, one or more probe request frames and receiving in response, configuration chance count (CCC) values from first and second APs of the group of APs. The CCC values may be integer values... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

10/26/17 / #20170311112

Service-based discovery in networks

Systems, methods, and instrumentalities may implement service-based discovery in a network, such as a 3GPP or 3GPP2 network. A Discovery Server may be used to query and find services offered by the network or by entities that interface with the network. Situational context information or policy information, or both, may... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

10/26/17 / #20170311207

Method and enabling cell reselection for wtru operating in discontinuous reception

A method for discontinuous reception (DRX) implemented in a wireless transmit/receive unit (WTRU) during cell reselection including initiating cell reselection; disabling DRX operation, wherein disabling DRX operation enables continuous reception; transmitting a CELL UPDATE message; receiving a CELL UPDATE CONFIRM message; and enabling DRX operation based on the received CELL... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

10/26/17 / #20170311319

Coverage enhancement for time division duplex and enhanced interference mitigation and traffic adaptation in long term evolution systems

Methods and systems are disclosed for use by a wireless transmit/receive unit (WTRU) operating in a coverage enhanced (CE) or coverage enhancement mode. The WTRU may receive a first Time Division Duplex (TDD) uplink (UL)/downlink (DL) subframe configuration and may receive a second TDD UL/DL subframe configuration. The WTRU may... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

10/26/17 / #20170311363

Interface of an m2m server with the 3gpp core network

An M2M Server may be integrated into a 3GPP network. A network node, for example a Serving General Packet Radio Service (GPRS) Support Node (SGSN) may include a dedicated interface with a M2M server. The interface may be called a GM2M interface. The interface may be a logical interface internal... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

10/19/17 / #20170303220

Channel usage indication and synchronization for lte operation in unlicensed bands

Systems, methods, and instrumentalities are disclosed for LTE operation in an unlicensed spectrum, LTE-U. A wireless transmit/receive unit, WTRU, may establish a connection with a first cell on a licensed frequency band. The WTRU may receive a first downlink transmission from a second cell operating on an unlicensed frequency band.... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

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10/19/17 / #20170303228

Method and using control plane to transmit and receive data

Methods and apparatus are described for transmitting and receiving data by a wireless transmit/receive unit (WTRU) over the control plane. The methods may receive data without the use of an Internet Protocol (IP) address. In an example method, a WTRU may enter an evolved packet system (EPS) mobility management (EMM)-registered... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

10/19/17 / #20170303256

Method and control of common control channel transmission over common enhanced dedicated channel resources in cell_fach state

A method and apparatus provide for the control of wireless communication signals over an enhanced dedicated channel (E-DCH) resource while operating in the CELL_FACH state with an allocated E-DCH radio network temporary identifier (E-RNTI). A determination is made that a periodic cell update timer is expired. In response to the... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

10/19/17 / #20170303267

Signaling uplink control information in lte-a

Methods and systems for transmitting uplink control information in an LTE Advanced system are disclosed. A user device may determine whether uplink control information and/or available channels meet certain criteria and determine whether the uplink control information should be transmitted on a physical uplink control channel, a physical uplink shared... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

10/19/17 / #20170303310

Method and handling random access channel responses

A method and apparatus for supporting a random access using a random access channel (RACH) are disclosed. The WTRU detects a format of control information in at least one control channel element (CCE) of a common area in a control portion of a downlink transmission. The control information indicates a... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

10/19/17 / #20170303322

Optimizations for prose communications

Methods and devices are described for communication using proximity services (ProSe). An aggregate maximum bit rate parameter (AMBR) may limit a data rate that may be transmitted by one or more ProSe bearers. A wireless transmit-receive unit (WTRU) may request authorization from the network prior to establishing a ProSe bearer... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

10/12/17 / #20170294949

Method and spatial sharing in wireless local area network (wlan) systems

To facilitate spatial sharing, signaling may be used. A first node may receive one or more frame exchanges between a second node and a third node, wherein the second node is associate with the third node. The first node may then detect a spatial sharing scenario (SSS) with an overlapping... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

10/12/17 / #20170294953

Multi-user multiple input multiple output communications in wireless local area networks and wireless transmit and receiver units

WTRUs, access points (APs) and methods thereon are disclosed. A method on a WTRU may include receiving a message from an AP that comprises a beamformee capability element; sending a second message to the AP that comprises a beamformer capability element; and receiving, from the AP, a third message in... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

10/12/17 / #20170295005

Method and supporting uplink transmission and mbms for a wtru with reduced bandwith

Embodiments described herein may include methods, systems, and apparatuses that support transmissions in wireless transmit and receive units (WTRUs) having reduced capabilities. Uplink transmissions and multimedia broadcast multicast service (MBMS) may be supported in WTRUs operating on a reduced bandwidth within an overall system bandwidth by receiving an uplink (UL)... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

10/12/17 / #20170295132

Edge caching of https content via certificate delegation

Mechanisms may be used for edge caching Hypertext Transfer Protocol Secure (HTTPS) content via an owner-endorsed proxy. The edge servers of a mobile-content distribution network (CDN) may work as the proxy that dynamically gets the means to serve HTTPS content through rights delegated by content owners. Mechanisms may include dynamically... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

10/12/17 / #20170295473

Managing multicast traffic

Multicast traffic in a communication network may be obtained via subscription. For example, the multicast traffic may be obtained via a local subscription, via a visited domain of a mobile node for example, or a remote subscription, via a home domain of a mobile node for example, A network entity,... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

10/12/17 / #20170295538

Enhanced active scanning in wireless local area networks

A method for active scanning in a wireless network may include two transmitters. In such a method, the following steps may take place: initiating active scanning on at least one of a plurality of channels; waiting to transmit a first probe request on a first channel of the plurality of... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

10/05/17 / #20170288748

Preamble selection for simultaneous transmissions in wireless local area network (wlan) systems

Systems, methods, and instrumentalities are provided to determine a physical layer (PHY) protocol data unit (PPDU) format. A determination may be made if a basic service set (BSS) includes a first-type legacy station, wherein the first-type legacy station is a pre-802.1 In device. A determination may be made if stations... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

10/05/17 / #20170289593

Method and system for creating a pre-fetching list for managed caching in small cell networks

Methods and systems may be used by a mobile-content distribution network (CDN) service to track individual user requests based on a correlation of a network level identifier to an application level identifier. The users may also be tracked using a mapping of the network level and application level identifiers to... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

10/05/17 / #20170289866

Methods, apparatus and systems for enabling managed remote access

Methods, apparatus, and systems are disclosed for handover of a Wireless Transmitter/Receiver Unit (WTRU) moving between a local network and another network. The WTRU established a local IP access (LIPA) session in the local network via a first Access Point (AP). The method includes receiving, by a second AP in... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

10/05/17 / #20170289997

Lte operation in small cells using dynamic shared spectrum

Systems, methods, and apparatus may be used to provide assistance for connection procedures in a hierarchical network where macro cells may be operating in licensed spectrum while small cells may be operating in dynamic and shared spectrums, such as TVWS. This may be done, for example, to allow an LTE... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

10/05/17 / #20170290008

Systems and methods of operating with different transmission time interval (tti) durations

Devices and techniques for determining a transmission time interval (TTI) duration and/or varying the TTI duration are contemplated. The TTI duration may be varied based on one or more of: the timing of a transmission, the amount of data available for transmission, or the type of data to be transmitted.... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

10/05/17 / #20170290066

Method and non-voice emergency services

A method, device, and system for a reporting process. A home monitoring device may be equipped with a camera or some type of sensor. The home monitoring device may generate data based on input from the camera or sensor. A reporting device may receive the data from a home monitoring... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

09/28/17 / #20170277805

Methods and content delivery via browser cache extension

Embodiments include methods, systems, and apparatuses for content delivery using shared caching, and more specifically, a browser cache extension (BCE) between a local browser cache and a remote cache located on an edge server. In an embodiment, a remote BCE function on the edge server may create a shared cache... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

09/28/17 / #20170277806

Procedures for content aware caching and radio resource management for multi-point coordinated transmission

A method and network access point (NAP) capable of serving content to a requesting wireless transmit/receive unit (WTRU). The NAP receives a request for content from the WTRU via an air interface associated with the NAP. The requested content is associated with an allowable latency. The NAP determines whether the... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

09/28/17 / #20170277895

Staged control release in boot process

Integrity validation of a network device may be performed. A network device comprising a secure hardware module, may receive a root key. The secure hardware module may also receive a first code measurement. The secure hardware module may provide a first key based on the root key and the first... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

09/28/17 / #20170280423

Resource selection for device to device discovery or communication

A wireless transmit receive unit (WTRU) may perform provide a report to a network. The WTRU may include a processor that is configured to receive a measurement configuration from the network, where the measurement configuration indicates a threshold and a resource pool on which to perform measurements. The resources pool... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

09/28/17 / #20170280433

Fast control feedback for multiple downlink carrier operations

A method and apparatus for fast control channel feedback for multiple downlink carrier operations are disclosed. A wireless transmit/receive unit (WTRU) receives signals over a plurality of downlink carriers, generates feedback for each of the plurality of downlink carriers based on the received signals, and transmits via a plurality of... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

09/28/17 / #20170280465

Systems and methods for dynamic whitespace spectrum management

Systems and methods for dynamic white space management are described. First, local handling of channel queries, in which a channel query by a white space device (WSD) is handled by a local dynamic spectrum management (DSM) server, if the DSM server has all the information necessary for providing a response... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc

09/28/17 / #20170280481

Supporting random access and paging procedures for reduced capability wtrus in an lte system

A wireless transmit/receive unit (WTRU) may transmit a preamble using a physical random access channel (PRACH) and determine a location of a random access response (RAR) based on a parameter of the PRACH. The location may include a subframe and/or a frequency resource on which the RAR is transmitted. The... Interdigital Patent Holdings Inc








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