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|1. (WO2014209016) METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR OFFLOADING DATA TRAFFIC IN A WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM|
|Applicants:||SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
KOREA UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY AND EDUCATION INDUSTRY-UNIVERSITY COOPERATION FOUNDATION
|Title:||METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR OFFLOADING DATA TRAFFIC IN A WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM|
Provided is a method for offloading data traffic by a Mobility Management Entity (MME) in a wireless communication system. The method includes determining a Packet Data Network (PDN) to connect to for providing a service requested by a User Equipment (UE), upon receiving a connection request message requesting connection between the UE and the PDN from the UE, selecting a gateway disposed closest to a Radio Access Network (RAN), sending a permit message permitting a request for connection between the UE and the PDN to the UE, and setting an Evolved Packet Service (EPS) bearer for transmission and reception of data traffic related to a service requested by the UE between the UE and the gateway.