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1. (WO2017174339) COMMUNICATIONS DEVICE, INFRASTRUCTURE EQUIPMENT, WIRELESS TELECOMMUNICATIONS SYSTEM AND METHODS

Pub. No.:    WO/2017/174339    International Application No.:    PCT/EP2017/056597
Publication Date: Fri Oct 13 01:59:59 CEST 2017 International Filing Date: Tue Mar 21 00:59:59 CET 2017
IPC: H04L 5/00
H04W 72/12
H04L 1/18
H04W 4/02
Applicants: SONY CORPORATION
SONY EUROPE LIMITED
Inventors: WEI, Yuxin
WAKABAYASHI, Hideji
TSUDA, Shinichiro
Title: COMMUNICATIONS DEVICE, INFRASTRUCTURE EQUIPMENT, WIRELESS TELECOMMUNICATIONS SYSTEM AND METHODS
Abstract:
A communications device is provided for transmitting a message to an infrastructure equipment of a mobile communications network, the communications device comprising: a transmitter configured to transmit signals via a wireless access interface provided by the infrastructure equipment, a receiver configured to receive signals from the infrastructure equipment via the wireless access interface, and a controller configured to control the transmitter and the receiver to transmit and/or receive the signals, the controller being configured with the receiver to receive an indication of an allocation of physical resources of the wireless access interface providing plurality of different physical channels of different types, each of the different types of physical channels being defined for transmitting messages in accordance with a different priority level using a contentious access technique, the allocation of the physical resources being dependent upon the priority of the message and the contentious access technique, and the controller is configured with the transmitter to identify a relative priority for transmitting one or more of the messages to the infrastructure equipment, to select one of the physical channels in accordance with the identified relative priority, and to transmit the message via the select physical channel, wherein the message is transmitted via the selected physical channel in accordance with the contentious access technique determined for the selected physical channel provided by the received indication.