US 9,813,939 B1
Management of channel state information reporting rate in a communication system
Sreekar Marupaduga, Overland Park, KS (US); and Ryan P. Dreiling, Shawnee, KS (US)
Assigned to Sprint Spectrum L.P., Overland Park, KS (US)
Filed by Sprint Spectrum L.P., Overland Park, KS (US)
Filed on Nov. 5, 2015, as Appl. No. 14/933,626.
Int. Cl. H04W 28/02 (2009.01); H04B 7/06 (2006.01)
CPC H04W 28/0268 (2013.01) [H04B 7/0626 (2013.01); H04W 28/0257 (2013.01)] 18 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. In a wireless communication system in which a base station serves a user equipment device (UE) over an air interface connection between the base station and the UE, and in which a bearer extends between the UE and a gateway, a method, performed at the base station, comprising:
determining a quality of service (QoS) level of the bearer;
selecting, based on the determined QoS level, a channel state information (CSI) reporting rate; and
responsive to selecting the CSI reporting rate, causing the UE to periodically report CSI to the base station according to the selected CSI reporting rate.