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1. (WO2013153253) METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR DATA FLOW MANAGEMENT

Pub. No.:    WO/2013/153253    International Application No.:    PCT/FI2012/050367
Publication Date: Fri Oct 18 01:59:59 CEST 2013 International Filing Date: Sat Apr 14 01:59:59 CEST 2012
IPC: H04W 36/14
Applicants: NOKIA CORPORATION
KEKKI, Sami
Inventors: KEKKI, Sami
Title: METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR DATA FLOW MANAGEMENT
Abstract:
In accordance with an example embodiment of the present invention, there is provided an apparatus, comprising a memory configured to store a flow management policy, at least one processing core configured to evaluate the flow management policy, while the apparatus is attached to a first radio access technology, to determine a priority order between at least a second and a third radio access technology with respect to at least one first flow active between the apparatus and the first radio access technology, the at least one processing core being further configured to cause at least one of the at least one first flow to be transferred to the third radio access technology responsive to a determination that for the at least one first flow, the third radio access technology is preferable to the second radio access technology, wherein at least one second flow active between the apparatus and the first radio access technology is not caused to be transferred.