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1. (WO2018222848) METHODS AND APPARATUS RELATED TO LINK ESTABLISHMENT IN A WIRELESS BACKHAUL NETWORK

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/222848    International Application No.:    PCT/US2018/035358
Publication Date: Fri Dec 07 00:59:59 CET 2018 International Filing Date: Fri Jun 01 01:59:59 CEST 2018
IPC: H04W 56/00
H04L 5/00
H04W 72/04
Applicants: QUALCOMM INCORPORATED
Inventors: ABEDINI, Navid
HAMPEL, Karl Georg
ISLAM, Muhammad Nazmul
SUBRAMANIAN, Sundar
LI, Junyi
Title: METHODS AND APPARATUS RELATED TO LINK ESTABLISHMENT IN A WIRELESS BACKHAUL NETWORK
Abstract:
Various aspects related to using cellular RATs and/or features thereof for backhauling purposes are described. In an aspect, a solution to enable synchronization and establishing links among the ANs using available RATs with minimum modifications is provided. In an aspect of the disclosure, a method, a computer-readable medium, and an apparatus for wireless communication are provided. The apparatus maybe a first AN, e.g., base station. The apparatus maybe configured to determine a synchronization schedule of at least one second AN based on received information indicating the synchronization schedule of the at least one second AN, and transmit information regarding the synchronization schedule of the at least one second AN to at least one of one or more neighboring ANs or one or more UEs.