Method and apparatus for data transport in a wireless communication system

  • US 6,707,801 B2
  • Filed: 08/20/2001
  • Issued: 03/16/2004
  • Est. Priority Date: 03/28/2001
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A method for transmitting Internet Protocol packets in a wireless transmission system supporting broadcast transmissions, the method comprising:

  • generating a first transmission frame;

    transmitting the first transmission frame with an inner header identifying the source and destination of the first transmission frame, wherein the destination identifies multiple target recipients; and

    applying an outer header to the first transmission frame and inner header, the outer header identifying a multicast group destination for the first transmission frame, wherein the multicast group destination specifies at least one intermediate control entity that controls the transmission of the packets between a packet data serving node and a base station.

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