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1. (WO2018202933) IMPROVING COMMUNICATION RELIABILITY

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/202933    International Application No.:    PCT/FI2017/050334
Publication Date: Fri Nov 09 00:59:59 CET 2018 International Filing Date: Wed May 03 01:59:59 CEST 2017
IPC: H04W 72/12
H04W 36/00
H04B 1/74
H04L 1/00
H04W 88/06
H04W 88/10
H04W 28/12
H04L 12/801
Applicants: NOKIA SOLUTIONS AND NETWORKS OY
Inventors: VAN PHAN, Vinh
LI, Zexian
YU, Ling
NAVRATIL, David
Title: IMPROVING COMMUNICATION RELIABILITY
Abstract:
There is provided a method, comprising: at least partially controlling, by a network node, transmissions in a plural of radio access technologies, RATs, each RAT being capable of providing at least one communication link to a same user equipment; deciding to transmit a packet to the user equipment at least via a first RAT; requesting a transmission of the packet additionally via at least one other RAT; determining capability information corresponding to the requested transmission of the packet via the at least one other RAT; determining transmission setup for the packet to be transmitted via the first RAT based on the capability information, wherein the transmission set-up defines at least the number of transmissions to be performed for the packet by the first RAT; and instructing the transmission of the packet via the first RAT according to the determined transmission level.