US 9,813,880 B2
Mobile radio communications device for closed subscriber group management
Caroline Jactat, Berkshire (GB)
Assigned to NEC CORPORATION, Tokyo (JP)
Filed by NEC CORPORATION, Tokyo (JP)
Filed on Jan. 6, 2017, as Appl. No. 15/400,282.
Application 15/400,282 is a continuation of application No. 13/805,603, granted, now 9,560,491, previously published as PCT/JP2011/064613, filed on Jun. 20, 2011.
Claims priority of application No. 1010393.5 (GB), filed on Jun. 21, 2010.
Prior Publication US 2017/0118605 A1, Apr. 27, 2017
This patent is subject to a terminal disclaimer.
Int. Cl. H04W 4/00 (2009.01); H04W 4/08 (2009.01); H04W 8/18 (2009.01); H04W 48/02 (2009.01)
CPC H04W 4/08 (2013.01) [H04W 8/183 (2013.01); H04W 48/02 (2013.01)] 6 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A method performed by a mobile radio communications device, the method comprising:
retrieving, from a Universal Subscriber Identity Module (USIM), at least one of an Allowed closed subscriber group (CSG) list and an Operator CSG list;
displaying, to a user, at least one available CSG for a manual CSG selection;
providing a CSG whitelist from a non-access stratum layer (NAS) to an access stratum layer (AS) within the mobile radio communications device;
providing, from the NAS to the AS, an updated CSG whitelist in response to the contents of the CSG whitelist being changed; and
adding a CSG identity to the Allowed CSG list in response to a registration attempt to a cell of the CSG selected by the manual CSG selection being accepted.