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1. (WO2018202476) SCHEDULING REQUEST METHOD FOR NARROW BAND IoT

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/202476    International Application No.:    PCT/EP2018/060447
Publication Date: Fri Nov 09 00:59:59 CET 2018 International Filing Date: Wed Apr 25 01:59:59 CEST 2018
IPC: H04L 5/00
H04W 74/04
H04W 72/12
Applicants: NOKIA SOLUTIONS AND NETWORKS OY
Inventors: RATASUK, Rapeepat
MANGALVEDHE, Nitin
BHATOOLAUL, David
YAO, Chun Hai
Title: SCHEDULING REQUEST METHOD FOR NARROW BAND IoT
Abstract:
Deployment of Internet of Things (IoT), consisting of devices of various types interconnected for communication is expected to reach a massive scale in the next few years, and wireless connectivity through wide-area networks will be an important component of this future. The example embodiments of the invention at least work to improve present techniques associated with IoT signaling. A method can include preparing, by a user equipment, a scheduling request comprising receiving a configuration of a control channel search space for the user equipment; based on the receiving, determining a dedicated scheduling request opportunity, wherein the determining is aligning the dedicated scheduling request with the control channel search space, and communicating the scheduling request over the dedicated scheduling request opportunity.