Method and device for resumption of RRC state in cellular network

  • US 10,057,904 B2
  • Filed: 01/09/2017
  • Issued: 08/21/2018
  • Est. Priority Date: 01/08/2016
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A method of radio resource control in a communication network entity designed for supporting a communication between a terminal and a communication network that comprises said communication network entity, said communication between said communication network and said terminal being carried over one or more radio resources,said terminal and said communication network being arranged to support a radio resource control suspend operation in which each of said terminal and said communication network stores respective radio resource control information related to a configured connected state of said terminal, said radio resource control information comprising radio resource configuration information belonging to a set of radio resources associated with said configured connected state;

  • said terminal and said communication network furthermore being arranged to support a radio resource control resume operation in which each of said terminal and said communication network refers to the respectively stored radio resource control information for resuming an connected state of said terminal;

    said method comprising;

    performing an admission control process during said radio resource control resume operation, said admission control process comprising a procedure for examining whether said connected state is to be resumed according to the stored radio resource configuration information or if a radio resource reconfiguration procedure is to be performed for resuming the connected state.

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