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1. (WO2018029326) POSITION DETECTION OF USER EQUIPMENT WITHIN A WIRELESS TELECOMMUNICATION NETWORK

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/029326    International Application No.:    PCT/EP2017/070392
Publication Date: Fri Feb 16 00:59:59 CET 2018 International Filing Date: Fri Aug 11 01:59:59 CEST 2017
IPC: H04W 64/00
G01S 1/20
G01S 5/06
Applicants: NOKIA TECHNOLOGIES OY
Inventors: XIONG, Zhilan
ROBERT, Michel
Title: POSITION DETECTION OF USER EQUIPMENT WITHIN A WIRELESS TELECOMMUNICATION NETWORK
Abstract:
A method network node, user equipment and location server are disclosed, the method performed at the network node comprises broadcasting position reference signals, the position reference signals being broadcast as a repeating pattern within a periodically repeating position reference signal time period, comprising: controlling the network node to broadcast during each of the position reference signal time periods, a plurality of position reference signal blocks each within a time frequency resource block, at least one of the plurality of position reference signal blocks comprising a plurality of consecutive subblocks, at least one position reference signal subblock comprising a time period in the time frequency resource block during which the network node broadcasts the position reference signal and at least one muted subblock comprising a different time period within the time frequency resource block during which the network node broadcasts no position reference or data signal in a frequency bandwidth of the time frequency resource block.