US 11,658,762 B2
Non-orthogonal multiple access for uplink data transmission for 5G or other next generation network
SaiRamesh Nammi, Kista (SE); Arunabha Ghosh, Austin, TX (US); and Saeed Ghassemzadeh, Austin, TX (US)
Assigned to AT&T INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY I, L.P., Atlanta, GA (US)
Filed by AT&T Intellectual Property I, L.P., Atlanta, GA (US)
Filed on Mar. 31, 2021, as Appl. No. 17/219,796.
Application 17/219,796 is a continuation of application No. 16/850,522, filed on Apr. 16, 2020, granted, now 10,998,997.
Application 16/850,522 is a continuation of application No. 15/977,730, filed on May 11, 2018, granted, now 10,666,374, issued on May 26, 2020.
Prior Publication US 2021/0218490 A1, Jul. 15, 2021
This patent is subject to a terminal disclaimer.
Int. Cl. H04W 72/04 (2023.01); H04L 5/00 (2006.01); H04J 13/16 (2011.01); H04B 1/707 (2011.01)
CPC H04J 13/16 (2013.01) [H04B 1/707 (2013.01); H04L 5/0053 (2013.01); H04W 72/042 (2013.01)] 20 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A method, comprising:
based on a quantity of data to be sent to a user equipment and a reference signal associated with a channel between network equipment, comprising a processor, and the user equipment, determining, by the network equipment, spreading code data representative of a spreading code for the user equipment; and
in response to sending the spreading code data to the mobile device and after the user equipment has been determined to have applied the spreading code data to a transmission signal resulting in a spread transmission signal, receiving, by the network equipment from the user equipment, transmission data representative of the spread transmission signal.