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1. (WO2017155299) METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR SUPPORTING HANDOVER

Pub. No.:    WO/2017/155299    International Application No.:    PCT/KR2017/002500
Publication Date: Fri Sep 15 01:59:59 CEST 2017 International Filing Date: Thu Mar 09 00:59:59 CET 2017
IPC: H04W 36/38
H04W 36/12
H04W 36/32
H04W 8/02
H04W 88/14
H04W 88/08
Applicants: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
삼성전자 주식회사
Inventors: CHA, Hwajin
차화진
WON, Sung Hwan
원성환
KIM, Sunghoon
김성훈
Title: METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR SUPPORTING HANDOVER
Abstract:
The present invention relates to a method and an apparatus for supporting a handover and, more particularly, to a method and an apparatus for changing a mobile management entity while maintaining a connection state of a connection mode terminal. In order to achieve the above-mentioned objective, a method for supporting a handover of a serving mobile management entity (MME) according to one embodiment of the present invention comprises the steps of: receiving a tracking area update (TAU) request message from a terminal; determining whether the serving MME of the terminal needs to be changed, on the basis of the TAU request message; and transmitting, in the case where it is determined that the serving MME of the terminal needs to be changed, an MME change request message to an eNB.