System, apparatus, and methods for proactive allocation of wireless communication resources

  • US 8,213,417 B2
  • Filed: 03/05/2010
  • Issued: 07/03/2012
  • Est. Priority Date: 07/31/2003
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A system for communicating between a mobile node and a communication network;

  • the network having at least one communications network node that is interconnected using a proxy mobile internet protocol (IP), comprising;

    at least one mobile node;

    at least one home agent;

    at least one foreign agent;

    a ghost-foreign agent that advertises messages to one of the mobile nodes indicating presence of the ghost-foreign agent on behalf of one of the foreign agents when the mobile node is located in a geographical area where the foreign agent is not physically present; and

    a ghost-mobile node that creates replica IP messages on behalf of a mobile node, the ghost-mobile node handling signaling required to allocate resources and initiate mobility on behalf of the mobile node, the ghost-mobile node triggering signals based on a predicted physical location of such mobile node or distance with relation to the at least one foreign agent.

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