US 9,814,060 B1
Systems and methods for scheduling wireless resources with coordinated multipoint tranmissions
Volkan Sevindik, Reston, VA (US); Muhammad Ahsan Naim, Sterling, VA (US); Pei Hou, Herndon, VA (US); and Yu Zhou, Herndon, VA (US)
Assigned to Sprint Spectrum L.P., Overland Park, KS (US)
Filed by Sprint Spectrum LP, Overland Park, KS (US)
Filed on Oct. 6, 2014, as Appl. No. 14/507,116.
Int. Cl. H04W 72/12 (2009.01); H04B 7/024 (2017.01)
CPC H04W 72/1231 (2013.01) [H04B 7/024 (2013.01)] 18 Claims
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1. A method for scheduling wireless resources with coordinated multipoint transmissions, the method comprising:
determining that a signal level for a wireless device in communication with an access node does not meet a signal level criteria;
instructing the access node, based on the determination that the signal level does not meet the signal level criteria, to transmit information to the wireless device using a coordinated multipoint transmission;
determining a number of a plurality wireless devices in communication with the access node that comprise an application requirement that meets an application requirement criteria; and
instructing the access node to schedule wireless transmissions using semi-persistent scheduling and delay based scheduling based on the determined number of the plurality of wireless devices and the instruction to transmit using the coordinated multipoint transmission, wherein the access node is instructed to schedule wireless transmissions using semi-persistent scheduling for a first percentage of resources and using delay based scheduling for a second percentage of resources.