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1. (WO2017061913) DEVICE TO DEVICE OPERATION IN OUT OF NETWORK COVERAGE

Pub. No.:    WO/2017/061913    International Application No.:    PCT/SE2015/051071
Publication Date: Fri Apr 14 01:59:59 CEST 2017 International Filing Date: Fri Oct 09 01:59:59 CEST 2015
IPC: H04W 72/02
H04W 4/00
Applicants: TELEFONAKTIEBOLAGET LM ERICSSON (PUBL)
Inventors: FODOR, Gabor
KAZMI, Muhammad
THANGARASA, Santhan
Title: DEVICE TO DEVICE OPERATION IN OUT OF NETWORK COVERAGE
Abstract:
The present disclosure relates to methods and devices for device-to-device, D2D, operation in out-of-network coverage, ONC scenarios. More particularly the disclosure pertains to a method performed in a wireless device, for obtaining resources for D2D operation in ONC. The method comprises obtaining S1 a first set of resources for D2D operation in ONC on at least one licensed carrier and obtaining S2 a second set of resources for D2D operation in ONC on at least one un-licensed carrier. The method further comprises selecting S3 one of the first and second sets of resources for D2D operation in ONC, based on information relating to a location of the wireless device. The disclosure further relates to methods in a network node for providing information about the sets of resources to a wireless device and to corresponding devices and computer programs.