US 11,659,454 B2
Methods, systems and apparatuses for management or network functions
Ngoc Dung Dao, Ottawa (CA); and Xu Li, Nepean (CA)
Assigned to HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES CO., LTD., Shenzhen (CN)
Filed by HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES CO., LTD., Shenzhen (CN)
Filed on Feb. 26, 2021, as Appl. No. 17/186,784.
Claims priority of provisional application 62/982,644, filed on Feb. 27, 2020.
Prior Publication US 2021/0274392 A1, Sep. 2, 2021
Int. Cl. H04W 36/00 (2009.01); H04W 36/18 (2009.01)
CPC H04W 36/0033 (2013.01) [H04W 36/18 (2013.01)] 20 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. An apparatus comprising a processor and a non-transient memory for storing instructions that when executed by the processor cause the apparatus to be configured to perform a method including steps of:
sending, towards a source network exposure function (S-NEF) associated with a user equipment (UE), an event notification;
obtaining, information on a target network exposure function (T-NEF) to be associated with the UE, and sending towards the S-NEF an event subscription update notification indicative of a change of destination for subsequent event notifications;
receiving, from the S-NEF, an event subscription update notification acknowledgement indicative of acceptance of the change; and
sending, towards the T-NEF, the subsequent event notifications.