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1. (WO2018089470) SYSTEM AND METHOD TO FACILITATE POWER MANAGEMENT IN A LONG RANGE RADIO NETWORK ENVIRONMENT

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/089470    International Application No.:    PCT/US2017/060605
Publication Date: Fri May 18 01:59:59 CEST 2018 International Filing Date: Thu Nov 09 00:59:59 CET 2017
IPC: H04W 52/02
Applicants: CISCO TECHNOLOGY, INC.
Inventors: GANDHI, Indermeet Singh
GUNDAVELLI, Srinath
MURTHY, Ramachandra Srinivasa
Title: SYSTEM AND METHOD TO FACILITATE POWER MANAGEMENT IN A LONG RANGE RADIO NETWORK ENVIRONMENT
Abstract:
An example method is provided in one example embodiment and may include receiving a power saving mode (PSM) request by a long range radio, wherein the PSM request comprises an identification of at least one receive window to disable for the long range radio for a plurality of uplink transmissions and an identification of a duration for which the at least one receive window is to be disabled for the plurality of uplink transmissions; and transmitting the plurality of uplink transmissions by the long range radio, wherein the at least one receive window is disabled following each uplink transmission of the plurality of uplink transmissions by the long range radio for the duration identified in the PSM request.