Alleviating Mobile Device Overload Conditions in a Mobile Communication System

  • US 20090215442A1
  • Filed: 09/26/2008
  • Published: 08/27/2009
  • Est. Priority Date: 02/25/2008
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A method of operating a user equipment in a mobile communications system, the method comprising:

  • operating a receiver of the user equipment to receive one or more data blocks via a channel;

    detecting a user equipment overload condition;

    in response to the detected user equipment overload condition, reporting a channel quality indicator (CQI) value to a serving base station, wherein the reported CQI value represents a channel quality that is lower than an actual quality of the channel;

    operating the user equipment in a manner that is consistent with the reported CQI value.

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