Autonomous anonymous association between a mobile station and multiple network elements in a wireless communication system

  • US 20090290555A1
  • Filed: 05/21/2008
  • Published: 11/26/2009
  • Est. Priority Date: 05/21/2008
  • Status: Abandoned Application
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1. A method for use on a mobile station connected to a network, said method comprising the steps of:

  • selecting a set of one or more candidate target base stations;

    attempting connecting to said set of one or more candidate target base stations over the same or across a plurality of access technologies;

    performing autonomous association of one or more candidate target base stations, wherein said autonomous association is performed anonymously while maintaining connectivity to a serving base station; and

    updating said selection based on information exchanged during said autonomous association.

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