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Beamforming antenna array

There is provided an apparatus comprising: an antenna array for generating radio beams, the antenna array comprising antenna element sub-groups and each antenna element sub-group comprising a plurality of antenna elements; signal input means for providing an input signal to each antenna element sub-group and to the plurality of antenna... Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

Mechanism to support operator assisted parental control

Certain embodiments of the invention generally relate to mobile communications. For example, some embodiments relate to mechanism(s) to support operator assisted parental control of encrypted traffic in wireless networks. A method may include receiving parental control policy information of a subscriber from a network entity in a core network, and... Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

Radio link monitoring methods for wireless systems with multiple coverage levels

A method, apparatus, and computer program product where a user equipment, in a wireless communications system, measures downlink radio quality based on available downlink signals. The user equipment compares the measured downlink radio quality with RLM thresholds. Based on that comparison, the user equipment determines its in-sync or out-of-sync status.... Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

Network controlled sharing of measurement gaps for intra and inter frequency measurements for wireless networks

A technique includes receiving, by a user device in a wireless network, a measurement gap allocation instruction from a serving cell, the measurement gap allocation instruction indicating a distribution of measurement gaps to be used for measurements on multiple carrier frequencies, including for intra-frequency measurements and inter-frequency measurements, and performing,... Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

Method, apparatus, system and computer program for vehicular communication smart radio access zones

There is provided a method comprising determining a service coverage zone operation within a network, the network able to form a synchronised sub-network, and being associated with at least one cellular network which provides cellular access over the coverage area of the network, configuring, in dependence on the determined service... Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

Network signaling optimization for light connected mode

Various communication systems can benefit from signaling optimization. For example, communication systems including fourth generation (4G) and fifth generation (5G) networks may benefit from network signaling optimization for light connected mode. A method can include identifying, by a device, that a user equipment has left an area. The method can... Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

Filter component tuning using size adjustment

A method for tuning a filter component using size adjustment includes measuring a first frequency of a first resonant mode of a dielectric resonator component of an RF filter, said dielectric resonator component being a block of dielectric material having a cuboid shape with three pairs of opposite faces. The... Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

Filter component tuning method

Target mode frequencies are calculated for a defined filter component used as a reference for filter components to be tuned. The defined filter component has resonant mode(s), each having a mode frequency which can be tuned to a corresponding target mode frequency via physical adjustment of parameter(s) of the filter... Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

Policy and charging control for groups

Policy and charging control for groups It is provided a method, comprising checking whether a first data connection to be established belongs to a predefined group of data connections; supervising whether a group session to a steering device is established, wherein the group session is dedicated to the group; prohibiting,... Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

Service provisioning by local operator

Some embodiments of the present invention relate to an apparatus, a method, and a computer program product related to coexistence of two network operators, for example a local operator and an incumbent operator. In certain embodiments, a method may include monitoring if network information from a server part of an... Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

Coordinated techniques to improve application, network and device resource utilization of a data stream

Information is determined affecting data presentation of part of a data stream to a user application on a UE, and may be EC information and/or QoE information caused at least by the data presentation. The information is sent from the UE toward a content server from which the data stream... Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

A resource release

A method is provided for handling resources for uplink semi-persistent scheduling transmission, wherein the resources are reserved periodically for a specific service, the method including monitoring data transmitted on the semi-persistent scheduling reserved resources and dynamic scheduled resource, checking whether a specific data element related to the specific service has... Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

Signaling of listen-before-talk type for unlicensed spectrum operation

Various communication systems may benefit from signaling that instructs operation of devices. For example, certain wireless communication systems can benefit from signaling of listen-before-talk type for unlicensed spectrum operation. A method can include receiving a mapping between listen before talk type and a set of one or more of downlink... Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

Communication efficiency

There is provided a method comprising: transmitting, by a terminal device, a random access preamble to a network node, receiving a random access response from the network node, determining a transmission band based on the random access response, transmitting a first scheduled transmission signal on the determined transmission band using... Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

Extended discontinuous reception signaling for connected mode user equipments

A user equipment uses extended discontinuous reception (DRX) when the user equipment is in connected mode with a communication network. The extended DRX comprises extended DRX cycles and offsets, which are based on a value of a specific DRX cycle. The user equipment receives (S31) signaling from the communication network,... Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

Network coordination apparatus

A method comprising determining at least one event criteria from a received event function request; determining an event impact from the at least one event criteria and a general function impact; determining whether the event impact interferes with at least one implemented function instance; and generating a coordination output based... Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

Security mechanism for hybrid networks

An apparatus comprising at least one processing circuitry, and at least one memory for storing instructions to be executed by the processing circuitry, wherein the at least one memory and the instructions are configured to, with the at least one processing circuitry, cause the apparatus at least: to execute management... Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

Access control to services in a network

Various communication services may benefit from access controls. For example, certain wireless communication systems may benefit from access control to services in a network, such as access to services at mobile edge as distinct from core network services. A method can include initiating an attachment to a network. The method... Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

Mitigation of rate matching errors in a wireless network

An example implementation may include determining that a soft buffer size for a transport block of a serving cell in a wireless network has changed, determining a maximum transport block size to be used for downlink data transmission to a user device during a connection reconfiguration process, and causing sending,... Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

Handling of proximity services device to device related identities at radio access network level

Handling of related identities may be valuable in communication systems. More particularly, in areas such as long term evolution advanced (LTE-A) proximity services (ProSe), it may be useful to provide for handling of ProSe device to device (D2D) related identities at the radio access network (RAN) level. A method can... Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

Handling of certificates for embedded universal integrated circuit cards

The present invention provides apparatuses, methods, computer programs, computer program products and computer-readable media regarding handling of certificates for embedded Universal Integrated Circuit Cards. The present invention comprises composing, by a management entity, such as a subscription manager, a deletion command message for deleting certificates from an embedded universal integrated... Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

Method and performing radio-resource-management measurements

A method and apparatus may include receiving, by a first network node, mapping information from at least one second network node. The mapping information indicates restrictions with respect to antenna ports to be used for measurements on each of one or more channel-state-information-reference-signal resources transmitted by at least one second... Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

Physical uplink control channel cells in a communication network using carrier aggregation

A communication is executed between a user equipment and a communication network based on carrier aggregation using a first group of at least two PUCCH groups, the first group including a primary serving cell that carries a first PUCCH, and first serving cells which use the first PUCCH, and a... Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

Method, apparatus and system

There is provided a method including determining, at a first neighbour node of a spectrum sharing group of nodes, initial cost information for sharing spectrum with an acting node in said group in dependence on node parameters associated with the first neighbour node, causing the initial cost information to be... Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

Optimized timer value for controlling access network selection and traffic steering in 3gpp/wlan radio interworking1

The present invention provides apparatuses, methods, computer programs, computer program products and computer-readable media regarding an optimized time-to-trigger for WLAN radio interworking. The present invention comprises defining, by a network element, a timer value indicating a time period during which rules for traffic management by a user equipment have to... Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

Improvements in handovers between different access networks

Methods and devices for improvements in handover between different access networks which enable seamless services to be experienced by a terminal. An aspect encompasses a device, comprising a processor configured to provide control in a control plane for a terminal for access to a first access network and to a... Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

Improvements in dual connectivity for different access networks

There are provided measures for improvements in dual connectivity for different access networks. Such measures exemplarily comprise providing control in a control plane for a terminal (UE) for access to a first access network (5G), wherein a coverage of the first access network (5G) at least partly overlaps a coverage... Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

Interception for encrypted, transcoded media

Certain embodiments of the invention generally relate to lawful interception of communications for IP Multimedia System-based (IMS-based) voice over IP (VoIP). For example, some embodiments relate to interception of communications including interception for encrypted, transcoded media. A method may include identifying a network node that provides call content interception. The... Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

A method, apparatus and system for dual connectivity handover

There is provided a method including receiving, at a secondary cell, mapping information from a primary cell and using the mapping information to associate a connection request with a user equipment associated with the secondary cell.... Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

Method, apparatus and system

A method comprising: receiving at a source serving node (505) an identifier associated with a group of random access channel preambles for allocation by the source serving node (505), the group of random access channel preambles having been reserved at a serving node (503) from available random access channel preambles... Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

Service based cell re-selection

A first network node of a first frequency layer, acquires (201) information on services that are offered by a second network node at a second, different frequency layer. The second network node is within the coverage area of the first network node. The first network node broadcasts (202) a service... Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

Method and implementing inter-radio-access-technologies for services

A method and apparatus may receive policy information from a network. The policy information indicates at least one preferred radio-access-technology for a service. The method may also include entering a coverage area of the at least one preferred radio-access-technology. The method may also include detecting that the service corresponding to... Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

Efficient multi-rank csi feedback signaling

At a UE, a rank indication is determined for multi-rank CSI feedback for a subband. The UE selects one of multiple combinations of first and second offset levels for the subband to indicate the determined rank indication. Each offset level is for one of two different codewords and denotes an... Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

Multiple parallel webrtc accesses to ims

It is provided a method, comprising monitoring, for each of plural attempts of a web identity to register for an internet protocol multimedia service, if the respective attempt is received; generating, for each of the plural attempts if the respective attempt is received, a respective private user identification based on... Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

Single frequency network using ethernet multicast

Various communication systems may benefit from an improved signaling protocol. For example, communication systems may benefit from an improved network support for a single frequency network transmission using an Ethernet switch. A method includes receiving a message at an access point in a single frequency network from a network entity... Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

01/04/18 / #20180007528

Method, apparatus and system

An example method may include providing parameter information for use by a user equipment in device to device discovery, the user equipment including one of the devices, the parameter information determined in dependence on user equipment context information and using the parameter information to determine a set of parameters for... Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

01/04/18 / #20180007569

Improving communication efficiency

There is provided a method comprising: preparing a data packet for transmission on a bearer, wherein at least one of the following is configured for transmission: a first network node and a second network node, checking whether at least one predetermined criterion is met, selecting, based at least partly on... Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

01/04/18 / #20180007571

Isolated e-utran operation

It is provided a method, comprising providing a first and a second service to a first a second user by a providing unit; monitoring if the providing unit operates in an isolated mode or in a linked mode; and at least one of a service controlling and a user controlling,... Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

01/04/18 / #20180007593

Method and system for neighbor tier determination

A process for determining neighbor tier relationships between cells in a wireless telecommunications network includes establishing a plurality of cell points, each cell point representing a cell of a plurality of cells in the wireless telecommunications network, forming a plurality of triangles, the vertices of each triangle of the plurality... Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

01/04/18 / #20180007594

Mobility management in joint operation of radio access technologies

Systems, methods, apparatuses, and computer program products for joint operation of two or more radio access technologies (RATs) is provided. One method includes determining, by a network node of a first radio access technology, that a user equipment is about to connect with a second radio access technology. The method... Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

01/04/18 / #20180007596

Methods, apparatuses and computer programs for publishing updated context information pertaining to mobile terminal through publishing/subscribe mechanism

Certain embodiments generally relate to mobile communications networks, such as, but not limited to, the Universal Mobile Telecommunications System (UMTS) Terrestrial Radio Access Network (UTRAN), Long Term Evolution (LTE) Evolved UTRAN (E-UTRAN), LTE-A, and/or future mobile network technologies, such as, for example 5th Generation (5G). A method may include detecting,... Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

01/04/18 / #20180007625

Selective scheduling grant rejection for spectrum sharing in a wireless network

An example technique may include controlling receiving, by a user device from a serving cell, a first control information including a scheduling grant that identifies a resource to be used for communication between the user device and the serving cell, controlling receiving, by the user device, at least a part... Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

01/04/18 / #20180007643

Transmission power control

Apparatuses and methods for transmission power control are disclosed. A given transmission resource and a first transmission power are determined (202, 204) for transmission. Prior to transmitting on the given transmission resource it is determined (206) whether the resource is occupied or unoccupied. Upon detecting that the resource is occupied,... Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

12/28/17 / #20170373728

Connection failure detection in wireless network based on coordinated multi-cell communication technique

An example technique is provided that includes establishing a multi-cell communication session for a user device, the multi-cell communication session including a plurality of wireless connections that include a wireless connection between the user device and each of a plurality of cells in a same frequency layer, wherein the plurality... Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

12/28/17 / #20170373902

System information block enhancement for low complexity user equipment and/or user equipment in coverage enhancement mode

Various communication systems may benefit from efficient communication of system information. For example, certain wireless communication systems may benefit from system information block enhancement for low complexity user equipment and/or user equipment in coverage enhancement mode. A method can include decoding a transport block size (TBS) index in a compact... Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

12/28/17 / #20170373907

Use of frequency offset information for wireless networks

A technique includes receiving, by a user device from a base station in a wireless network, a frequency offset information (FOI), adjusting, by the user device, an uplink transmit frequency based on the frequency offset information, and transmitting, by the user device, at least one of data and control information... Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

12/28/17 / #20170373950

Traffic flow monitoring

A method is provided comprising monitoring, in a network node, a user plane traffic flow transmitted in a network, to perform measurements on selected data packets. Based on the monitoring, the network node collects in a correlated way, one or more of user measurement data, application measurement data, quality of... Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

12/28/17 / #20170374028

Software-defined networking controller

A fault tolerant software-defined networking controller is provided by using in an alert mode a secondary soft-ware-defined networking controller.... Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

12/28/17 / #20170374578

Mobility control in dual connectivity operation mode

An apparatus comprising at least one processing circuitry, and at least one memory for storing instructions to be executed by the processing circuitry, wherein the at least one memory and the instructions are configured to, with the at least one processing circuitry, cause the apparatus at least: to determine whether... Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

12/21/17 / #20170366985

Measuring neighboring cells by user equipment served by master radio access node and secondary radio access node

There is provided updating neighboring cell information for a secondary radio access node controlled by a master radio access node. Neighboring cells are measured by user equipment served by the master radio access node and the secondary access node controlled by the master radio access node. Neighboring cell information is... Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

12/21/17 / #20170367001

Multi subscription network prioritization

Various communication systems may benefit from appropriate prioritization of users and/or devices. For example, wireless communication systems may benefit from multi-subscription network prioritization, such as systems for prioritizing subscribers with multiple subscriptions that are using fewer devices than they have subscriptions. A method can include determining that a device is... Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

12/21/17 / #20170367028

Method and self organizing networks

A method for running a Self Organizing Network (SON) module in a communication network provides an open Application Programming Interface (API) for a SON framework and executes the SON module. The SON module accesses the functionality of the SON framework using the API. The SON module may be built by... Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

12/21/17 / #20170367071

Incoming call

A user apparatus in an idle mode and prioritizing a radio resource (401) of a cell is configured to, in response to a paging message received over the cell (402) and a subsequent connection request rejection (404) received over the cell to determine whether or not to cease to prioritize... Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

12/21/17 / #20170367115

Secondary scheduling request

The present invention addresses method, apparatus and computer program product for handling of secondary scheduling request in carrier aggregation. Thereby, a message comprising a request of radio resources for uplink transmission from the user equipment to a base station is composed, it is determined whether the user equipment is in... Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

12/21/17 / #20170367131

Link model for multi-prefix packet system bearer

A second internet protocol network is logically connected to a packet data network connection provided between a user equipment and a first internet protocol network over a radio access network, the second internet protocol network located on a data path from the first internet protocol network to the user equipment.... Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

12/14/17 / #20170359088

Reducing timing uncertainty

Solution for reducing timing uncertainty is provided. The solution means for receiving data in a first clock domain; means for selecting in the first clock domain a data unit to be a frame starting point and transmitting the information on the selection to a frame counter in a second clock... Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

12/14/17 / #20170359743

Analyzing and classifying signaling sets or calls

An apparatus comprising at least one processing circuitry, and at least one memory for storing instructions to be executed by the processing circuitry, wherein the at least one memory and the instructions are configured to, with the at least one processing circuitry, cause the apparatus at least: to analyze a... Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

12/14/17 / #20170359854

Data forwarding support in dual connectivity

Data forwarding may be useful in many communication systems. Thus, for example, data forwarding support may be useful in dual connectivity in, for example, the third generation partnership project (3GPP) and more particularly to dual connectivity with enabled downlink (DL) data back forwarding. A method can include receiving, by a... Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

12/07/17 / #20170353430

Trusted routing between communication network systems

An apparatus of a communication network system, which routes data packets and stores trusted routes between different communication network systems in a database, detects (S12) that a data packet requires a route with a specific level of trust, determines (S13), from the trusted routes stored in the database, a specific... Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

12/07/17 / #20170353870

Antenna beams in a wireless system

Methods and apparatus for wireless communications via antenna beams are disclosed. Information identifying at least one antenna beam used by an access point for communication with a device is sent to at least one other access point. The other access point can use the information as assistance in selecting, based... Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

12/07/17 / #20170353888

Network load balancer

In examples, a mobile network apparatus, a computer program and a method is discussed, including at least one processor, and at least one memory storing program instructions that, when executed by the at least one processor, cause to: Receive a create request for requesting data connectivity. Based on the create... Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

12/07/17 / #20170353930

Controlling transmission

An apparatus and a method is disclosed. The solution includes determining a first parameter related to the transmission power available at a user terminal and determining at least one second parameter related to the quality of a connection of the user terminal. At least one threshold value is adjusted on... Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

12/07/17 / #20170353945

Transmission of excess data of a multicast service on another radio communication resource

A method of transmission of excess data associated with a multicast service is scheduled on another radio communication resource. The multicast service may be MBMS or push-to-talk. The method includes determining, at the eNodeB base station, that an amount of data to be multicast during an upcoming scheduling period exceeds... Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

11/30/17 / #20170346182

Antenna elements and apparatus suitable for aas calibration by selective couplerline and trx rf subgroups

An antenna arrangement includes an antenna element and a corresponding feeder line configured to feed a signal to and from the antenna element, and includes a portion of a couplerline spaced apart from but proximate to the antenna element, the feeder line, and a selectivity element. The portion of the... Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

11/30/17 / #20170346603

Improving communication efficiency

There is provided a method comprising: receiving, by a first network node, data packets transmitted by a second network node; if at least one data packet of the data packets is noticed not being available to the first network node, sending an indication to the second network node that the... Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

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11/30/17 / #20170346675

Distributed trace of network procedures for network elements in cloud deployment

The present invention provides apparatuses, methods, computer programs, computer program products and computer-readable media regarding a distributed trace of network procedures for network elements in cloud deployment. The present invention comprises collecting, at a collecting entity, trace information elements for a plurality of network procedures from a plurality of network... Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

11/30/17 / #20170346676

Alarm correlation in network function virtualization environment

Correlation of information related to network operations may be useful in many communication systems. For example, certain wireless communication networks may benefit from alarm correlation in network function virtualization environments. A method can include correlating alarms within a lower layer of a network function virtualization environment. The method can also... Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

11/30/17 / #20170346705

Measurement coordination in communications

A method comprises analysing (110), in a network node, data flows related to a terminal device of a communication system, in order to detect data flows having at least one predefined characteristic. The network node selects (111) the data flows having the at least one predefined characteristic, as significant data... Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

11/23/17 / #20170338880

Control of transmission mode selection

An apparatus including at least one processing circuitry, and at least one memory for storing instructions to be executed by the processing circuitry, wherein the at least one memory and the instructions are configured to, with the at least one processing circuitry, cause the apparatus at least: to obtain, over... Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

11/23/17 / #20170339555

Capability signaling for dual connectivity

Systems, methods, apparatuses, and computer program products for user equipment (UE) capability signaling for dual connectivity (DC) are provided. One method may include transmitting to at least one UE, by a network node, a message comprising a flag indicating that the apparatus supports dual connectivity and/or wants to receive UE... Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

11/23/17 / #20170339589

Network-controlled terminal data call performance testing

There are provided measures for enabling/realizing network-controlled terminal data call performance testing, e.g. controlling terminal data call performance testing using network-related control signaling. Such measures exemplarily include establishment of a network connection between a radio access network entity and at least one terminal for a data call performance test using... Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

11/23/17 / #20170339626

Method, apparatus and system

There is provided a method comprising controlling receiving, at a user equipment, access information from a first network, said access information associated with a second network, the first and second network using different radio access technologies and using said access information in communication with the second network.... Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

11/23/17 / #20170339693

Hidden node detection in lte licensed assisted access

The application relates to improved hidden node detection for Long Term Evolution LTE Licensed-Assisted Access LAA. Channel State Information CSI measurements can be seen as one existing solution that could be used for obtaining information about the existence of a hidden node. However, relying on CSI reporting alone is rather... Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

11/23/17 / #20170339730

Proximity services device-to-device communication services control

The present invention addresses method, apparatus and computer program product for setting up a proximity services device-to-device communication service. Thereby, by a transmitting user equipment, a message including application control information is compiled, a scheduling assignment for scheduling the message transmission is transmitted to a device to be set up,... Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

11/16/17 / #20170331602

Triggering of reference signals and control signaling

When triggering a user equipment (UE) to send a reference signal (SRS) the network configures the UE with multiple parameter sets, each having a timing indication. The UE's resource allocation grants multiple uplink (UL) subframes and identifies/selects one of those parameter sets. The timing indication of the selected set identifies... Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

11/16/17 / #20170331673

Method and system for network performance root cause analysis

A system in a telecommunications network includes a database including at least one metric, at least one module configured for analyzing the at least one metric, a graphical user interface configured for displaying the at least one module, and a processor configured for determining a root cause in the network.... Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

11/16/17 / #20170331838

Methods and computing devices to regulate packets in a software defined network

A method to allow applications to regulate packets in a software defined network includes receiving a request from an application to regulate at least some of the packets, the request including at least one of a destination address range including at least one destination address, and a source address range... Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

11/16/17 / #20170331931

Application layer header or payload enrichment without proxy or connection termination

Various communication systems may benefit from header or payload data enrichment. For example, certain mobile communication systems may benefit from application layer header or data enrichment without proxy or connection termination. A method includes determining at a sending side that application layer enrichment is to be performed on an application... Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

11/16/17 / #20170332242

Resource allocation

An example implementation relates to an apparatus including: at least one processor and at least one memory including a computer program code, the at least one memory and the computer program code configured to, with the at least one processor, cause the apparatus at least to: compare the need for... Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

11/16/17 / #20170332355

Communications in a wireless system

Methods and apparatus for controlling devices capable of device-to-device communication are disclosed. A network node determines at least two resource allocations for device-to-device communication between the devices. Information about the at least two resource allocations is then communicated to at least one of the devices for device-to-device communication. The device... Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

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11/09/17 / #20170324161

Antenna system calibration

A method for antenna calibration is disclosed, the method including driving calibration signals for antenna array beam calibration to an antenna array feeder line in a transceiver front end unit by using one or more directional couplers and/or radio frequency probes, wherein calibration signal paths are integrated inside the transceiver... Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

11/09/17 / #20170325120

Quality of experience enforcement in communications

A network node, such as a quality of experience QoE orchestrator, start monitors (400) data traffic related to a terminal device, in order to detect (402) a data flow related to an application session. The network node derives (403) resource requirement information defining a required QoE level to be provided... Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

11/09/17 / #20170325128

Cloud based access network

Information on a tier comprising given resources operationally connected to a set of remote radio heads and configured to process traffic to and from the remote radio heads is gathered and maintained (300). The usage of the tier resources on different connections and services is controlled (302). Communication (304) is... Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

11/09/17 / #20170325241

Improving communication efficiency

There is provided a method including generating, by a network element, at least one transmission gap within data transmission performed by the network element, transmitting a control message to at least one terminal device, wherein the control message includes a first request to perform, by the at least one terminal... Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

11/09/17 / #20170325242

Improving voice call performance testing

There is provided a method comprising: determining, by a network element, that at least one terminal device is capable of performing a voice call quality test, sending a radio system specific control message to the at least one terminal device, wherein the control message causes the at least one terminal... Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

11/02/17 / #20170317904

Control of communication with external application

An apparatus including at least one processing circuitry, and at least one memory for storing instructions to be executed by the processing circuitry, wherein the at least one memory and the instructions are configured to, with the at least one processing circuitry, cause the apparatus at least: to determine an... Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

11/02/17 / #20170318022

Protection of resource information based on dynamic assignment of resources in a wireless network

An example technique may include determining a change in an assignment state for a network resource that is shared among a plurality of sharing partners in a wireless network, and determining, for one or more of the sharing partners, information access authorization for access to the resource information related to... Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

11/02/17 / #20170318414

Location information for untrusted access

It is provided a method, comprising monitoring if a tunnel to a terminal via an untrusted network is to be established, wherein the tunnel is set up only if the terminal is authenticated and authorized; requesting, if the tunnel is to be established, the authentication and authorization and an information... Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

11/02/17 / #20170318469

Method, apparatuses and system for managing dynamic network resource pools

A method and apparatus may configure a first network-resource pool and a second network-resource pool. At least one network resource may correspond to the first network-resource pool. At least one network resource may correspond to the second network-resource pool. The method may also include receiving a request to provide a... Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

11/02/17 / #20170318472

Method, apparatus, system and computer program

An example implementation may include controlling receiving, in a first network, negotiation information for the asymmetric power usage of a shared spectrum; determining, in the first network, a minimum spectrum demand in dependence on the negotiation information; controlling receiving, in the first network, a minimum spectrum demand from at least... Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

11/02/17 / #20170318493

Interface functionality for ran-wlan radio aggregation

There are provided measures for enabling/realizing interface functionality for RAN-WLAN radio aggregation, i.e. radio level integration/aggregation between a cellular radio access network and a wireless area network. Such measures exemplarily comprise user-plane data forwarding from a cellular radio access network over a wireless local area network to a terminal, both... Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

11/02/17 / #20170318503

Handover of a terminal in dual connectivity mode

Methods and apparatuses for controlling dual connectivity in a communication system are disclosed. Information on at least one failure in relation to a cell change of a communication device connected to a master access point and a secondary access point is determined. The determined information is communicated to the secondary... Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

11/02/17 / #20170318504

Control of communication using dual-connectivity mode description

The present invention provides an apparatus and method for control of communication using dual-connectivity mode, and the apparatus includes at least one processing circuitry, and at least one memory for storing instructions to be executed by the processing circuitry, wherein the at least one memory and the instructions are configured... Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

10/26/17 / #20170310405

Method and vswr estimation using cross-correlation and real sampling without the need for time alignment

Methods, apparatus, and computer program products using spectrum analysis or cross correlation techniques to discriminate against interference. These approaches are straight forward if both the forward and reflected signals contain complex or quadrature (I and Q) samples. But, if only single axis samples are available as is often the case... Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

10/26/17 / #20170311172

Methods, apparatuses and system for inter-operator spectrum sharing

A concept of having at least one representative access node for inter-operator interactions for spectrum sharing between a first operator's network and one or more further operators' networks is introduced, the representative access node being discoverable by a discovery procedure performed by access nodes. According to an example implementation, a... Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

10/26/17 / #20170311200

Lower and upper bounds for flow-control data requests between network nodes

Lower and upper bounds for flow-control data requests between network nodes Methods and devices are shown for a wireless communication network where a user equipment consumes radio resources provided by at least two different network nodes, at least one node being a master node and at least another node being... Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

10/26/17 / #20170311211

Method, apparatus and system for dual connectivity handover initiated by source base station becoming the future secondary base station

There is provided a method, said method comprising at a secondary base station associated with a user equipment, controlling initiation of a connection between a primary base station and the user equipment, such that the user equipment is in dual connectivity mode with the primary base station and the secondary... Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

10/26/17 / #20170311233

Method, apparatus and system

There is provided a method comprising, for a UE associated with a first base station in a first cell of a plurality of cells, receiving first system information and second system information, said first system information associated with the first cell, said second system information associated with the plurality of... Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

10/26/17 / #20170311243

Radio resource control procedure for query of service providers

Various communication systems may benefit from improved network connectivity through an available service provider. For example, certain communication systems may benefit from informing a user equipment of the available service providers without having to first establish an RRC connection. A method includes sending from a user equipment a radio resource... Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

10/26/17 / #20170311281

Controlling communication devices by actions triggered by paging

Methods and apparatuses are disclosed for controlling communications devices. An access node can generate a message for at least one communication device for transmission at a resource determined at least partly on the basis of a first identifier value assigned to said at least one communication device. The generation comprises... Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

10/26/17 / #20170311320

Control data signaling framework for lte-laa communication systems employing carrier aggregation on unlicensed bands

There is provided a method comprising controlling receiving, at a node, subframe type configuration information, said subframe type configuration information defining at least one subframe type of a group of subframes to be used in a secondary cell, said secondary cell configured to provide at least one of licensed-assisted access,... Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

10/26/17 / #20170311369

Tracking area update enhancement in dual connectivity

It is provided a method, comprising checking if a terminal connected to an apparatus performing the method is additionally to be connected to a secondary base station in a dual connectivity; providing provide, if the terminal is to be connected to the secondary base station in the dual connectivity, a... Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy








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