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Method, apparatus and system

There is provided a method comprising configuring at least one physical resource block of a first transmission time interval, comprising determining allocation of resource elements of the at least one physical resource block to at least one resource element group per physical resource block or per virtual resource block.. . ... Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

Backhaul aware cell range optimization of small cells in heterogenous networks

In a telecommunications network in which a wireless backhaul between a base station and a small cell is present, handover and cell selection parameters may take the strength of the wireless backhaul into account in order to optimize spectral efficiency, and to steer cells towards a small cell or a macro cell.. . ... Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

Proximity services priority control for multicast traffic in proximity services user equipment - network relay scenario

Various communication systems may benefit from proper priority control. For example, communication devices in a proximity services user equipment to network relay scenario may benefit from proximity services priority control for multicast traffic. ... Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

Adjacent frequency bands

To take into account a possible interference between adjacent frequencies and yet minimizing overhead, a first transmission mode used in a first frequency band and a second transmission mode used in a second frequency band that is adjacent to the first frequency band are determined, the transmission modes are compared, and based on an outcome of the comparing a size of a guard band to be used between the first frequency band and the second frequency band is determined.. . ... Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

Selective proprietary protocol support indication removal

Various communication systems may benefit from appropriate indication of support for communication protocols. In particular, certain wireless systems that use handover may use selective proprietary protocol support indication removal. ... Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

Method and apparatus for implementing a service flow across different systems

A method and apparatus may include providing, by a network node, an indication to a user equipment. The indication indicates that the network node supports interworking between a first radio-access technology and a second radio-access technology. ... Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

Fast and flexible deployment of user equipment-based relay

Fast and flexible deployment of user equipment-based relays are disclosed. Numerous communication systems may benefit from appropriate use of relays. ... Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

User motion profiling

Respective location data of a plurality of users are distributed into respective buckets for each of the users. Each of the location data indicates a location of the respective user, and each of the buckets includes a respective time interval. ... Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

Physical random access channel and random access response detection for user equipment

Systems, methods, apparatuses, and computer program products of prach selection and random access response (rar) detection are provided. One method includes specifying, by a network node, a starting point for preamble repetition having a repetition level such that all user equipment (ues) of the same repetition level start the preamble repetition on a same physical random access channel (prach) resource, determining when a series of the preamble repetition is over, and transmitting a random access response (rar) when the repetition series is finished.. ... Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

Bandwidth reduction with beamforming and data compression

Described are techniques for limiting bandwidth requirements for user equipment ue data sent on a front haul link between a remote radio head rrh and a baseband unit bbu. For a given ue a subset of a plurality of beams is selected based on received energies of the plurality of beams, and for the given ue only data from the selected subset of beams transmitting on a front haul link. ... Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

Guard period in a frame

An aspect of the invention is related to an apparatus comprising 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: determine a cell for guard period adaptation; define, for the guard period adaptation, at least two guard period portions of the cell with different guard period lengths within a frame the defining being based on at least one of the following: location of at least one network node in the cell and a propagation delay with respect to the at least one network node, and inform the at least one network node on at least one of the at least two guard period portions of the cell for transmission and/or reception.. . ... Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

Apparatus and method for lawful interception

Apparatus and method for lawful interception in accordance with an example embodiment of the present invention, a method is provided for receiving from a gateway apparatus an intercept request regarding user equipment in the communication system; creating or modifying a processing rule regarding the user equipment by including interception in the rule; transmitting to a network switch processing user equipment connections a command to clone and encrypt each signalling or data packet of the user equipment connection and to transmit the encrypted signalling and data packets to a given network apparatus.. . ... Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

Optimizing traffic

A mechanism for a first apparatus in a communication network is described. The communication network comprises the first apparatus, a second apparatus and a plurality of servers. ... Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

Apparatus and method for lawful interception

Apparatus and method for lawful interception in accordance with an example embodiment of the present invention, a method is provided for receiving from a gateway apparatus an intercept request regarding user equipment in the communication system; creating or modifying a processing rule regarding the user equipment by including interception in the rule; transmitting to a network switch processing user equipment connections a command to clone and encrypt each signalling or data packet of the user equipment connection and to transmit the encrypted signalling and data packets to a given network apparatus.. . ... Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

06/14/18 / #20180167121

Control signaling

An aspect of the invention is in relation to an apparatus comprising: 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: allocate, by a network node, at least one sector portion beam radiation pattern for downlink common control signaling; configure the downlink common control signaling in a sector portion beam radiation pattern specific manner; define a sector portion beam radiation pattern based association between the downlink common control signaling configuration and an uplink signaling configuration, and convey information on the association for uplink signaling.. . ... Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

06/07/18 / #20180160332

Methods, apparatuses, computer readable medium and computer program product for controlling the download of data from a wireless network to a user equipment

Various communication systems may benefit from an improved wireless communications. For example, communication systems may benefit from regulating or controlling the download of data from a wireless network to a user equipment. ... Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

06/07/18 / #20180159725

Reallocation of control of online managed services

It is provided a method, comprising instructing a control unit to control at least one of a controlled session and a controlled bearer based on a first control session; monitoring if, in response to a request to update the first control session, a reallocation failure message is received; checking, if the reallocation failure message is received, if a second control session different from the first control session is created; instructing the control unit to control the respective one of the controlled session and the controlled bearer based on the second control session if the second control session is created.. . ... Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

06/07/18 / #20180159607

Rf beamforming control in a communication system

A method for wireless communications, comprising: determining at least one performance characteristic associated with a received narrow width beam millimetre wavelength signal; determining at least one performance characteristic associated with a received wide width beam centimetre wavelength signal; determining a signal related event based on the at least one performance characteristic associated with a received narrow width beam millimetre wavelength signal and the at least one performance characteristic associated with a received wide width beam centimetre wavelength signal; and controlling an antenna beam for transmitting and receiving the millimetre wavelength signal based on the signal related event.. . ... Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

05/31/18 / #20180152807

Method, system and apparatus

There is provided a method comprising: receiving a request for a content-based delivery service from at least one first user device of a plurality of user devices with device-to-device communications capability for a delivery of an information element; obtaining information in relation to the delivery of the information element; determining based on the obtained information in relation to the delivery, if said information element is to be delivered using an access node or at least one second user device or both the access node and the at least one second user device or if information on absence of the requested information element is conveyed, and in response to the determination, carrying out resource configuration for the delivery of the information element or for conveyance of the information on the absence of the requested information element is conveyed the requested information element by using the content-based delivery service.. . ... Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

05/31/18 / #20180151932

Triple mode sphere radio frequency filters

An rf filter includes: an electrical conductor defining an outer sphere; a dielectric material defining an inner sphere disposed within the conductor outer sphere; and at least a first electrical probe and a second electrical probe. Each probe extends through the conductor and is electrically insulated from it. ... Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

05/31/18 / #20180149683

Measurement structures for measurements such as frequency and quality factors of resonators and other devices, and apparatus comprising the same

An apparatus includes a measurement structure for performing measurements of an rf device. The measurement structure includes an aperture in a conductive surface of the rf device and a conductive projecting region projecting into the aperture from a conductive perimeter of the aperture and electrically connected to that conductive perimeter. ... Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

05/24/18 / #20180146392

Enhanced network performance monitoring

There are disclosed measures for enhancing network performance monitoring. Such measures may for example comprise receiving a report on measurements of terminal-related network performance parameters from a terminal, acquiring information of access network-related network performance parameters, and combining the received terminal-related network performance parameters and the acquired access network-related network performance parameters into a combined network performance report.. ... Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

05/24/18 / #20180145821

Enhancing synchronization in computer network

A method, apparatus, and computer program product for operating a network node of a computer network is provided. According to an embodiment, in a first network node of a time synchronization network interconnecting the first network node with at least one second network node of the time synchronization network is detected synchronization of the first network node and the at least one second network node; and in the first network node is determined, at least one criterion for processing at least one packet of a time synchronization protocol wherein said at least one criterion is capable of causing discarding of the at least one packet of the time synchronization protocol when the at least one criterion is fulfilled.. ... Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

05/24/18 / #20180145739

Precoder design for combining high-end rf with constrained rf of massive mimo antennas

A method includes mapping a signal desired by at least one receiver to a projection area based at least on a functionality corresponding to one or more first radio frequency chains coupled to a plurality of first antennas; selecting precoding coefficients for at least one of one or more second radio frequency chains coupled to a plurality of second antennas to generate a signal point within the projection area; and compensating for a difference between the generated signal point and the signal desired by the at least one receiver using at least one of the first radio frequency chains, wherein the second radio frequency chains have a reduced functionality relative to the functionality of the first radio frequency chains, and wherein the first and second set of antennas are different.. . ... Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

05/10/18 / #20180132300

Radio link problem handling in mobile communication systems

There are provided measures for enabling/realizing more efficient radio link problem handling in a mobile communication system. Such measures exemplarily comprise detecting a radio problem of a radio link carrying a network connection of a communication device, and initiating a recovery procedure for recovering the connection on said radio link and a re-establishment procedure for re-establishing the connection on an alternative radio link, upon detection of the radio link problem, before a radio link failure of said radio link is declared.. ... Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

05/10/18 / #20180132273

Random access response message transmission

Systems, methods, apparatuses, and computer program products for random access procedure are provided. One method includes selecting, by a user equipment, a subframe for a first transmission of a preamble based on a configuration broadcast by an evolved node b (enb). ... Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

05/10/18 / #20180132241

Frequency selection for broadband transmissions among a shared spectrum

Various communication systems may benefit from improved radio frequency transmissions. For example, communication systems may benefit from the selection of a frequency band based on measurements of a spectrum surrounding the user equipment. ... Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

05/10/18 / #20180132240

Switching carrier frequency while user equipment is in off cycle

A method may include determining, by a base station, a switching occasion during which at least one connected user equipment will be in a connected off cycle and at least one idle user equipment will be in an idle off cycle, instructing the at least one connected user equipment and at least one idle user equipment to switch, during the switching occasion, from communicating with the base station via a source carrier frequency to communicating with the base station via a target carrier frequency, and switching, during the switching occasion, from communicating with the at least one connected user equipment and the at least one idle user equipment via the source carrier frequency to communicating with the at least one connected user equipment and the at least one idle user equipment via the target carrier frequency.. . ... Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

05/10/18 / #20180132134

Sending multiple g-pdus with a single udp datagram

It is provided a method, comprising encapsulating plural packet data units into a datagram of a user datagram protocol, wherein each of the plural packet data units comprises a respective header of a tunneling protocol and a respective user data packet, and each of the headers indicates a length of the respective packet data unit.. . ... Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

05/10/18 / #20180131730

User identities for ptt and mcptt

It is provided a method, comprising supervising if an information in a registration request is received from a registrar of a network domain, wherein the information comprises an application identity of a user of a terminal device and a network identity; storing, based on the received information, a binding between the application identity and the network identity; determining the network identity based on the binding and a received first request for establishing a communication to the terminal device; providing, based on the received first request, to the network domain, a second request for establishing the communication towards the terminal device, wherein the second request is based on the determined network identity.. . ... Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

05/10/18 / #20180131549

Enhancing data transfer

There is provided a method comprising: obtaining, by an apparatus, a first data block, a second data block and a third data block; generating a first signal, wherein a first part of the first signal is generated based on a data of the first data block, and wherein a second part of the first signal is generated based on a data of the second data block, the second part being subsequent in time domain compared with the first part; generating a second signal, wherein a first part of the second signal is generated based on a data of the third data block, and wherein a second part of the second signal is generated based on the data of the second data block, the second part being subsequent in time domain compared with the first part; and transmitting the first and second signals.. . ... Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

05/03/18 / #20180124867

Method of verifying an operation of a mobile radio communication network

A method for verifying an operation of a mobile radio communication network is provided, wherein the method comprises sending an initiation message from a first network entity to a second network entity, the initiation message defining an undo request and comprising an undo section defining an undo area, a triggering_cm section indicating changes to the network, and an assistance section; receiving an assistance-response message, the assistance-response message comprising the undo section, and an assisted_cm section; and sending an assistance-acknowledge message including an ack flag and the undo section from the first network entity to the second network entity.. . ... Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

05/03/18 / #20180124851

Inter-enb carrier aggregation

In a communication system where a primary cell is controlled by a first base station and a secondary cell is controlled by a second, different base station, flow control is performed between the primary cell and the secondary cell for data for a radio link control layer. According to the flow control, the data for the radio link control layer is communicated between the first and second base stations using a link between the first and second base stations. ... Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

05/03/18 / #20180124186

Using cellular identifiers in intelligent transport systems communication infrastructure

The present invention provides apparatuses, methods, computer programs, computer program products and computer-readable media regarding using cellular identifiers in intelligent transport systems (its) communication infrastructure. The method includes composing a header of a message to be distributed within the intelligent transport system by the communication node, the communication node being capable of communicating at least in accordance with a cellular network, and inserting into the header at least one identifier according to the cellular communication network of the communication node.. ... Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

05/03/18 / #20180123885

Building and applying operational experiences for cm operations

The present invention provides apparatuses, methods, computer programs, computer program products and computer-readable media regarding building and applying operational experiences for cm operations. The present invention comprises collecting operational experience information on executed operations from various logical entities via an interface, the collected operational experience information including execution data, and performance data concerning the executed operation, analyzing the operational experience information of the executed operations, storing the operational experience information of the executed operations in the central entity, and arranging the operational experience information of executed operations into different groups in the central entity according to similarities in the analyzed execution data of the operational experience information.. ... Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

05/03/18 / #20180123768

Per-protocol data unit delivery-path indication

Indication of delivery-path information may benefit various communication systems. For example, wireless communication systems may benefit from per-protocol data unit delivery-path indication to data recipient or from setting a timer expiry value dependent on such received information. ... Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

05/03/18 / #20180123752

Method and apparatus for handling data activity of a secondary cell

A method and apparatus may include determining a channel between a secondary cell and a user equipment. The method may also include transmitting information relating to the channel to a primay cell of a second network node. ... Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

05/03/18 / #20180123255

Polarized filtenna, such as a dual polarized filtenna, and arrays and apparatus using same

An apparatus includes a filtenna. The filtenna includes a block having a waveguide formed therein, and having first and second ends, wherein the first end is closed and the second end radiates to free space. ... Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

04/19/18 / #20180109975

Detection and mitigation of signalling anomalies in wireless network

This document discloses a solution for detecting and mitigating anomalies such as signalling storms in a radio access network of a wireless communication system. According to an aspect, there is disclosed a method including receiving, in a first local traffic analysis module, configuration parameters from a second local traffic analysis module or from a central traffic analysis module connected to a plurality of local traffic analysis modules; monitoring, by a first traffic analysis module by using the received configuration parameters, traffic in a radio access network of a wireless communication system; detecting, in the monitored traffic on the basis of the configuration parameters, an anomaly causing a control plane signalling load; and in response to said detecting, taking an action to mitigate the anomaly and reporting information on the anomaly to the central traffic analysis module.. ... Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

04/19/18 / #20180109956

Method and apparatus for securing timing packets over untrusted packet transport network

Methods, devices, systems, techniques, and computer program products are provided to secure timing synchronization to network nodes connected over an inherently insecure best effort public network with mechanisms to improve accuracy of timing protocols such as a statistically estimated edge timestamp offset encoded into the timing message to account for network jitter and processing latency variances incurred due to the security packet processing and encryption; to ensure slave network nodes shall only accept timing messages from trusted timing sources; to establish a secure tunnel with a trusted timing source for exchange of timing packets; to provide authentication and security for timing packets over the insecure public network; and to enhance message anonymity with variable payload padding.. . ... Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

04/19/18 / #20180109911

Network location reporting broadcast bearer management

Various communication systems may benefit from network location reporting. For example, such reporting may be beneficial in the establishment of a multimedia broadcast/multicast service bearer for media traffic delivery from a group communication service application server or other similar device or system. ... Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

04/19/18 / #20180109286

Frequency hopping method for machine type communication

A method and apparatus may include receiving, by a machine type communication user equipment, parameters for frequency hopping in downlink or uplink. The parameters comprise an “x,” ‘y,” and “z” parameters, “x” corresponds to a duration for which the same physical resource blocks are used for transmission. ... Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

04/12/18 / #20180103503

Using networking relationship in configuring radio connectivity

There is provided a solution for using application layer information to establish clusters in a cell of a cellular communication system. In an embodiment, there is acquired at least one information element representing application layer networking relationship of a first user account associated with a first terminal device with at least a second user account of a second terminal device. ... Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

04/12/18 / #20180103482

Channel quality indicator reporting

A method, computer program and apparatus operate when resuming data transmission/reception upon activation of a serving cell, or after a long in-device coexistence interference avoidance gap, to determine whether to report to a network access node an in-device coexistence interference indicator value and send the in-device coexistence interference indicator value to the network access node, the in-device coexistence interference indicator value is reported to the network access node for a certain period if any periodic channel quality indication resource is configured for the cell, or if an aperiodic channel quality indication for the cell is requested from the network access node.. . ... Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

04/12/18 / #20180102892

Enhanced carrier aggregation in communications

A method comprises defining (401), in a network node (e nb), scheduled downlink carriers from a list of configured downlink carriers. The network node (e nb) defines (401) a downlink assignment index of the scheduled carrier having at least the lowest carrier index from the list of configured carriers, based on a total number of scheduled carriers. ... Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

04/05/18 / #20180098315

Allocation of resources in physical uplink control channels

Various communication systems may benefit from carrier aggregation. For example, carrier aggregation may benefit from improved resource allocation. ... Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

04/05/18 / #20180098290

Initial setting and configuration of e-utran for energy-efficient iops

Initial setting and configuration of e-utran for energy-efficient iops certain embodiments of the invention generally relate to initial setting and configuration of e-utran for energy-efficient isolated e-utran operation for public safety. A method may include determining an initial configuration mode of a network element for setting up a self-controlled radio access network. ... Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

04/05/18 / #20180098289

Beam management for interference mitigation for wireless networks

A technique of reducing interference at a wireless node includes: determining a location of a base station relative to a wireless node, determining, based at least on the location of the base station relative to the wireless node, a beam-reduction region that includes one or more interfering transmit beams of the base station within the beam-reduction region, and causing the base station to decrease a transmit power for the one or more interfering transmit beams within the beam-reduction region.. . ... Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

04/05/18 / #20180097609

Nr pucch coverage extension

Methods, apparatuses, and computer programs for nr pucch coverage extension are disclosed. A plurality of slots to be allocated for a user equipment may be determined by a base station. ... Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

03/29/18 / #20180092010

Small cell mobility with dual/multi connectivity

There are provided measures for improvements in small cell mobility with dual/multi connectivity. Such measures exemplarily comprise terminating at least one control plane signaling connection from said terminal for said at least first network access entity and second network access entity, maintaining a terminal related access stratum context commonly for radio accesses of said terminal to said at least first network access entity and second network access entity, and initiating switching of said radio access of said terminal from said first network access entity to said second network access entity for user plane data transfer with said control plane signaling connection for said second network access entity being applied unchanged, thereby providing, in a control plane for a terminal, connection management for at least a first network access entity and a second network access entity, wherein said at least first network access entity and second network access entity providing radio access for user plane data transfer for said terminal, wherein said terminal being capable of having radio access to said at least first network access entity and second network access entity for user plane data transfer.. ... Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

03/29/18 / #20180091986

Buffer management for wireless networks

A technique includes making a decision to perform a handover of a user device from a source cell to a target cell at a scheduled handover time, determining, by a source base station associated with the source cell, an estimated data rate for transmitting data from the source cell to the user device between a time of the handover decision and the scheduled handover time, determining, based on the estimated data rate and a difference between the time of the handover decision and the scheduled handover time, a portion of data stored in a data buffer associated with the source cell for the user device to be forwarded to the target cell before the scheduled handover time, and forwarding, from the source cell to the target cell before the scheduled handover time, the portion of data stored in the data buffer for the user device.. . ... Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

03/29/18 / #20180091268

Method and apparatus for resource aggregation in wireless communications

Methods and apparatus for cell aggregation are disclosed. In accordance with one aspect information regarding a predefined maximum number of cells that can be aggregated by a communication device on a single carrier resource is sent by the communication device. ... Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

03/29/18 / #20180091264

Method, system and apparatus

There is provided a method comprising causing uplink feedback information to be transmitted via a radio interface of a first access point, wherein the uplink feedback information is associated with a protocol entity for downlink data transmission via a radio interface of a second access point only.. . ... Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

03/29/18 / #20180091213

Mobile base station receiver digitalization capacity enhancement using combined analog signals

Various communication systems may benefit from capacity enhancement. A method can include receiving, via a first antenna, a first signal on a first analog radio frequency. ... Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

03/29/18 / #20180091100

Multiple-band matching network for a doherty power amplifier and amplifiers, transmitters, and base stations using the same

An apparatus includes a doherty pa having an input, an output manifold, and peaking and main amplifier paths. The peaking amplifier path includes peaking amplifier(s) configured to amplify signals over multiple frequency bands. ... Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

03/22/18 / #20180084518

Using a wlan interworking gateway (wig) for offloading ue traffic from cellular network to wlan

There is provided a method comprising receiving, at a control node associated with a plurality of access points of a first network (e.g. A wlan interworking gateway-wig), information from an access point of a second network (e.g. ... Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

03/22/18 / #20180084467

Cell selection

A technique including detecting respective pairs of primary and auxiliary priority indicator values for a plurality of radio resources of a radio access network in one or more transmissions by said radio access network; and selecting a cell to adopt as a serving cell based at least partly on both said primary indicator values and said auxiliary indicator values; wherein the primary priority indicator values for said plurality of radio resources provide an indication of the priority order for said plurality of radio resources to a first degree of resolution; and the combinations of primary and auxiliary priority indicator values for said plurality of radio resources provide an indication of the priority order for said plurality of radio resources to a second degree of resolution higher than said first degree of resolution.. . ... Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

03/22/18 / #20180083811

Demodulation reference signal based automatic gain control

When processing a signal received wirelessly a gain is applied to a reference signal and the wireless channel over which a received signal passed is estimated using the reference signal with the applied gain. Equalization values obtained from the estimating are adjusted to remove effects of the applied gain. ... Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

03/15/18 / #20180077294

Charging and control of edge services

An apparatus, a method and a computer program product related to charging and control of edge services is provided. The apparatus comprises a processor and a memory for storing instructions to be executed by the processor, wherein the apparatus is connectable to a radio access network element and the processor is configured to provide a connection to a core network, to handle applications and/or services for a user equipment connected to the radio access network element, and to handle charging and/or policy control for the applications and/or services.. ... Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

03/08/18 / #20180070247

Method and system for cell identifier optimization

A method for a cellular telecommunications network includes selecting a target cell in the cellular telecommunications network, retrieving automatic neighbor relations (anr) data including neighbor cell list information for a plurality of cells in the network, determining, from the anr data, first and second cells that are neighbors to the target cell and use a same physical cell identifier (pci), and at least one of the first and second cells is an inbound neighbor to the target cell, determining that pci confusion is present between the first and second cells with respect to the target cell, and resolving the pci confusion.. . ... Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

03/01/18 / #20180063838

Method, apparatus, system and computer program for lte carrier bandwidth extension using increased subcarrier spacing

There is provided a method comprising providing, in dependence on a first subcarrier spacing of a first subframe structure, a second subcarrier spacing of a second subframe structure, wherein the first subframe structure has a first subframe length and at least one first cyclic prefix length and providing a second subframe length of the second subframe structure, the second subframe length comprising m symbols, wherein each symbol contains a second cyclic prefix, the second cyclic prefix length modified by a length variant.. . ... Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

03/01/18 / #20180063825

Method and apparatus for resource allocation in v2v communications system

There is provided a method comprising receiving a request from a user equipment for resource allocation for at least one service coverage zone in a coverage area of a first network, the first network comprising a plurality of nodes forming a synchronised sub-network, said nodes configured to provide a user equipment with at least one of instant radio access and cellular access, wherein the sub-network is associated with at least one cellular network which provides cellular access over the first network area and wherein said request comprises first information, allocating instant radio access resources for the user equipment for use within the at least one service coverage zone and providing an indication of said instant radio access resources to said user equipment.. . ... Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

02/15/18 / #20180049120

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. ... Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

02/15/18 / #20180049104

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 coverage zone operation, a plurality of nodes of the network for providing a service coverage zone to provide at least one service, providing an indication of the service coverage zone to at least one user equipment and controlling access of the at least one user equipment to the at least one service.. . ... Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

02/15/18 / #20180049080

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, by the user device, measurements for one or more carrier frequencies during one or more measurement gaps based on the measurement gap allocation instruction.. . ... Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

02/15/18 / #20180049053

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. ... Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

02/15/18 / #20180048514

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. ... Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

02/15/18 / #20180048063

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 elements within each antenna element sub-group via electrical connections, wherein the plurality of antenna elements within each antenna element sub-group are consecutively electrically connected to each other such that the input signal is configured to be inputted, within each antenna element sub-group, to at least one antenna element via at least one other antenna element; and phase shift means for shifting a phase of the input signal between the consecutively electrically connected antenna elements within each antenna element sub-group.. . ... Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

02/08/18 / #20180042068

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. ... Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

02/08/18 / #20180042052

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 sub-carrier-wise filtering, using sub-carrier group-wise filtering or by placing at least one blank value at an edge area of at least one frame used for the transmitting, receiving a data transmission grant for a second scheduled transmission signal, and transmitting the second scheduled transmission signal based on the received data transmission grant.. . ... Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

02/08/18 / #20180042048

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. ... Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

02/08/18 / #20180042032

A method for 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 not been received consecutively for a predefined period on the semi-persistent scheduling reserved resources and dynamic scheduled resource, and determining, when the specific data element has not been received for the predefined period, that the use of the specific service has ended. When it is determined that the use of the specific service has ended, an explicit release for the semi-persistent scheduling reserved resources may be triggered.. ... Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

02/08/18 / #20180041958

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 is received by the ue. ... Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

02/08/18 / #20180041897

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 application is received by a client part of the application. ... Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

02/08/18 / #20180041892

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, if the first data connection belongs to the group and the group session is established, an apparatus performing the method from establishing a connection session to the steering device, wherein the connection session is dedicated to the first data connection only.. . ... Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

02/08/18 / #20180041407

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 component. ... Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

02/08/18 / #20180041181

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 first resonant mode has an electric-field component oriented in a direction perpendicular to one of the pairs of opposite faces and parallel to the other two pairs of opposite faces. ... Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

02/01/18 / #20180035477

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. ... Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

02/01/18 / #20180035409

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, to the user device during the connection reconfiguration process, a transport block that is less than or equal to the maximum transport block size.. . ... Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

02/01/18 / #20180035360

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. ... Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

02/01/18 / #20180034781

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 tasks in an automated manner related to a control of security in a communication between two end points of a communication connection in a hybrid communication network, wherein the security is controlled for physical and virtual parts of the hybrid communication network, and to automatically control at least one of deployment, configuration and management of a security service including at least one security function instantiated or implemented in the hybrid communication network.. . ... Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

02/01/18 / #20180034699

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 on the determination whether the event impact inteferes.. . ... Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

01/25/18 / #20180027405

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 circuit card, euicc, on which a plurality of certificates is pre-installed, the deletion command message including information on certificates to be deleted and an authorization of the management entity, and transmitting the deletion command message to the euicc.. ... Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

01/18/18 / #20180020418

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 of a second access network (4g), the terminal is capable of having access to the first access network (5g) and to the second access network (4g) in parallel, and access for the terminal to a respective access network (4g, 5g) is routed in a user plane via a respective distinct access network entity (enb, sgap) and to a respective (compatible) gateway (s-gw, ugw).. ... Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

01/18/18 / #20180020386

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 second access network, wherein a coverage of the second access network at least partly overlaps the coverage of the first access network, the terminal is capable of having access to the first access network with a first service and to the second access network with a second service in parallel, and access for the terminal to a respective access network is routed in a user plane via a respective distinct access network entity.. ... Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

01/18/18 / #20180020385

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 be fulfilled before the user equipment is allowed to start the traffic management, the traffic management including network selection of initiating a communication session in a communication network according to a first radio access technology and traffic steering of switching a communication session from the first communication network according to the first radio access technology to a second communication network according to a second radio access technology, wherein the timer value to be applied for network selection differs from the timer value applied for traffic steering, and transmitting, by the network element, the timer value to the user equipment.. ... Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

01/18/18 / #20180020356

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 sent the acting node, determining final cost information in dependence on received cost information associated with at least one second node neighbour of the group, the received cost information determined in dependence on parameters associated with the least one second neighbour node and causing the final cost information to be sent to the acting node.. . ... Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

01/18/18 / #20180019911

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 second group of the at least two pucch groups, the second group including a secondary serving cell that carries a second pucch, and second serving cells which use the second pucch. In case a predetermined condition occurs, the communication is continued by exchanging the first group by the second group wherein the secondary serving cell that carries the second pucch becomes the primary serving cell and vice versa.. ... Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

01/18/18 / #20180019790

Method and apparatus for 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 network node. ... Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

01/11/18 / #20180014247

Method and apparatus for 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. ... Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

01/11/18 / #20180014232

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. ... Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

01/11/18 / #20180014231

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 for the serving node (503); allocating at least one from the group of random access channel preambles, in response to determining a handover from the source serving node (505) to a target serving node (507); and transmitting (515) a message to the target serving node (507), the message comprising the at least one from the group of random access channel preambles.. . ... Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

01/11/18 / #20180014229

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

01/11/18 / #20180013880

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. ... 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. ... 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 of a second control information from one or more other cells that are not serving the user device, and determining, by the user device, whether or not to reject the scheduling grant from the serving cell based on at least the first control information received from the serving cell and the part of the second control information received from the one or more other cells that are not serving the user device.. . ... 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, at a mobile network entity, that context information pertaining to a mobile terminal has changed. ... 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. ... 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 of triangles corresponding to respective cell points of the plurality of cell points, removing edges from a portion of the plurality of triangles, determining neighbor tier relationships between the plurality of cells using remaining triangle edges between the plurality of cell points, storing the neighbor tier relationships in a first memory, and using the neighbor tier relationships for handovers between the plurality of cells.. . ... 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, wherein the service controlling comprises inhibiting, in the isolated mode, the providing unit from providing the second service to the first and the second user; and preventing that the providing unit is inhibited from providing the first service to at least one user; and the user controlling comprises inhibiting, in the isolated mode, the providing unit from providing the first and the second service to the second user; and preventing that the providing unit is inhibited from providing at least one service to the first user.. . ... 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 the said checking, whether to transmit the data packet via the first network node, via the second network node, or via both the first and the second network nodes, and transmitting the data packet according to the selecting.. . ... 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 use by the user equipment in discovery of another device.. . ... Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

01/04/18 / #20180007520

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. ... Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

01/04/18 / #20180006998

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 the web identity and a respective distinguishing identifier, wherein probability that two of the private user identifications have a same value is less than a predefined limit; providing the respective private user identification in response to the respective attempt.. . ... Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

01/04/18 / #20180006699

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. ... 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 a bearer to be set up and used for a communication connection of a communication element is a bearer eligible for selected traffic offloading to a local gateway of a cell group when the local gateway is available, and in case the determination is affirmative, to provide an indication in a signaling to a communication network control element of the communication element, the indication indicates that the bearer to be set up is a bearer eligible for selected traffic off-loading as soon as a local gateway is available.. . ... 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 / #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 experience measurement data, network side quality of service measurement data and a set of key performance indicators. ... 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 to the base station based on the adjusted uplink transmit frequency.. . ... 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. ... 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 of cells are used to transmit data to or receive data from the user device using a coordinated multi-cell communication technique, and performing, by the user device, communication session failure detection for the multi-cell communication session taking into account signal gains provided by the coordinated multi-cell communication technique.. . ... 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. The first internet protocol network represents the highest level internet protocol point of attachment to the packet data network connection. ... 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 a carrier aggregation mode in which two or more carriers are aggregated forming one primary cell and at least one secondary cell, the primary cell and at least one secondary cell supporting physical uplink control channel, the message is assigned to a physical uplink control channel, wherein assigning is permitted to the physical uplink control channel of the primary cell and a physical uplink control channel of any of the at least one secondary cell, and transmission of the message is caused using the assigned physical uplink control channel.. ... 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 (407) the radio resource.. . ... Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

12/21/17 / #20170367028

Method and apparatus for 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. ... 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. ... 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. ... 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. ... 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 plurality of separate signaling sets with regard to similarities and dissimilarities between at least two of the plurality of the signaling sets for classifying each signaling set into at least one class of signaling sets in accordance with a result of the analysis, wherein the analyzing comprises transforming trace data representing a respective one of the plurality of signaling sets for generating a signaling set sequence according to a sequence model by filtering predetermined information from the trace data, evaluating a distance of signaling sets by using respective signaling set sequences, wherein the distance is indicated by a distance metric, and assigning the respective signaling set to a signaling set class on the basis of the distance metric.. . ... 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 domain; means for performing to the data in a coding/decoding unit coding or decoding, the coding/decoding unit several clock domains; means for obtaining at the output of the coding/decoding unit the position of the selected frame starting point; and means for determining timing of the correct frame starting point of the coded/decoded data utilising the obtained position of the selected frame starting point and the information in the frame counter.. ... 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. ... 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. ... 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 request, perform a static load balancing. ... 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. ... 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 trusted route towards a destination as indicated in the data packet, and sets (s15) the data packet on the specific trusted route towards the destination.. . ... 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 flows on which customer experience ce measurements are to be performed.. ... 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. ... Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

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 elements in a network, the trace information element including a trace sequence identifier and an index, the trace sequence identifier identifying a specific network procedure and the index identifying a particular event within the network procedure, in subsequent order for each network procedure based on the trace sequence identifier and the index, and restoring a flow of a network procedure based on the collected and arranged trace information elements for the network procedure.. ... 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 at least one data packet of the data packets is not available to the first network node, and repeating sending the indication until a confirmation message is received, wherein the confirmation message comprises confirmation that the indication is received by the second network node.. . ... 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 couplerline is configured to receive via inductive coupling the signal from one or both of the feeder line and the antenna element, and to transmit a signal via inductive coupling to the feeder line and/or the antenna element. ... 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, and the message is transmitted to the device according to the scheduling assignment. ... 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. ... 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 / #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. ... 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 capability indications of dc support. ... 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 a series of times, information related to at least one of spatial properties and frequency properties of a channel used in a directional communication between a communication network control element or function and a communication element, to quantify the information related to at least one of spatial properties and frequency properties into a metric, to track whether the metric is smaller than a first threshold or greater than a second threshold during a predetermined period of time, and to decide to use a first transmission mode or a second transmission mode on the basis of a result of the tracking.. . ... 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. ... 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 frequency resources with currently allocated frequency resources, and if the need for frequency resources is less than the currently allocated frequency resources, inform at least one other node about at least one releasable frequency resource, the at least one releasable frequency resource comprising at least one frequency resource exceeding the need for frequency resources, and at least one rule associated with the at least one releasable frequency resource the at least one rule defining reallocation principles.. . ... 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. ... 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 including at least one source address, for the packets. The method further includes executing the request if it is permitted by at least one permission out of a set of permissions, wherein the permission includes a rule stating at least one type of packet regulation request that is allowed for a set of packets, the set specified by at least one of a source address range and a destination address range, the source address range including at least one source address and the destination address range including at least one destination address. ... 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 / #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. ... 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 device to perform the voice call quality test, and obtaining the voice call quality test results.. . ... 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 device, a first interference measurement during the at least one transmission gap, and wherein the control message further includes a second request to perform, by the at least one terminal device, a second interference measurement during the said data transmission, receiving, from the at least one terminal device, an interference report including information that is at least partly based on the first and the second interference measurements, and providing communication resources on the basis of the received interference report.. . ... 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). ... 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 to the terminal device regarding the application session. ... Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

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 front end unit. Measurements are carried out on the calibration signals, between different antenna combinations inside the antenna array. ... 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 secondary tracking area information of the secondary base station to the terminal; informing a management entity about the secondary tracking area information related to the terminal.. . ... 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, licensed shared access and co-primary sharing access and using said subframe type configuration information to cause the node to operate in accordance with that configuration in the secondary cell.. . ... 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. ... Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy








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