US 9,814,089 B2
System timing-aware co-existence on a shared communication medium
Raja Sekhar Bachu, Kendall Park, NJ (US); Rizwan Ehtesham Ahmed, Hillsborough, NJ (US); Prashanth Haridas Hande, Somerset, NJ (US); and Ahmed Kamel Sadek, San Diego, CA (US)
Assigned to QUALCOMM Incorporated, San Diego, CA (US)
Filed by QUALCOMM Incorporated, San Diego, CA (US)
Filed on Oct. 21, 2015, as Appl. No. 14/919,091.
Claims priority of provisional application 62/068,268, filed on Oct. 24, 2014.
Prior Publication US 2016/0119971 A1, Apr. 28, 2016
Int. Cl. H04W 4/00 (2009.01); H04W 76/04 (2009.01); H04W 76/00 (2009.01); H04W 16/14 (2009.01); H04W 84/04 (2009.01); H04W 84/12 (2009.01)
CPC H04W 76/048 (2013.01) [H04W 16/14 (2013.01); H04W 76/00 (2013.01); H04W 84/045 (2013.01); H04W 84/12 (2013.01)] 28 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A communication method, comprising:
cycling operation of a first Radio Access Technology (RAT) between active periods and inactive periods of transmission, on a communication medium shared with a second RAT, in accordance with a Discontinuous Transmission (DTX) communication pattern;
setting one or more cycling parameters of the DTX communication pattern based on a frame structure associated with the first RAT, the setting comprising aligning one or more transition boundaries of the DTX communication pattern with one or more transition boundaries between frames of the frame structure; and
transmitting over the communication medium in accordance with the first RAT and the one or more cycling parameters of the DTX communication pattern.