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1. (WO2017153286) A METHOD FOR PROVIDING BAND SCANNING PRIORITIZATION, AND A MOBILE COMMUNICATIONS DEVICE INCORPORATING THE METHOD

Pub. No.:    WO/2017/153286    International Application No.:    PCT/EP2017/055051
Publication Date: Fri Sep 15 01:59:59 CEST 2017 International Filing Date: Sat Mar 04 00:59:59 CET 2017
IPC: H04W 8/18
H04W 48/16
H04W 48/18
Applicants: SONY MOBILE COMMUNICATIONS INC.
SONY MOBILE COMMUNICATIONS AB
Inventors: ZANDER, Olof
LJUNG, Rickard
Title: A METHOD FOR PROVIDING BAND SCANNING PRIORITIZATION, AND A MOBILE COMMUNICATIONS DEVICE INCORPORATING THE METHOD
Abstract:
The disclosure relates to a method for providing band scanning prioritization in a mobile communications device, the mobile communications device (100) being associated with a user, the method (200) comprising: retrieving (202), in a communication entity (106) information pertaining to present time and intended location of the user at a specific time from an application entity (104), determining (204), in the communication entity (106), a probable location of the mobile communications device (100) taking into account the information pertaining to present time and intended location of the user at a specific time, and performing in the modem entity (102) and/or the communication entity (106) (208) a band scanning prioritization taking into account the probable location of the mobile communications device (100). The disclosure also relates to a mobile communications device (100).