MULTI-BAND CHANNEL AGGREGATION

  • US 20160262135A1
  • Filed: 05/16/2016
  • Published: 09/08/2016
  • Est. Priority Date: 03/07/2007
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. A wireless device comprising:

  • a receive unit; and

    a processor; and

    the receive unit and the processor are configured to monitor control channels on a first communication channel and a second communication channel;

    wherein the first communication channel and the second communication channel have different carrier frequencies;

    the receive unit and the processor are further configured to receive over the monitored control channels a first assignment of downlink resources for the first communication channel and a second assignment of downlink resources for the second communication channel;

    wherein the first assignment of downlink resources indicates assigned orthogonal frequency division multiple access (OFDM) subcarriers for the first communication channel and the second assignment of downlink resources indicates assigned OFDM subcarriers for the second communication channel; and

    the receive unit and the processor are further configured to receive downlink data on the assigned OFDM subcarriers of the first communication channel and the assigned OFDM subcarriers of the second communication channel;

    wherein at least a portion of the downlink data is received simultaneously on the first and second communication channels; and

    the processor is configured to combine at least a portion of the received downlink data from the first and second communication channels to produce data for a single service.

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