US 11,659,529 B2
Delayed grant for wireless communication
Arnaud Meylan, San Diego, CA (US); Arvind Vardarajan Santhanam, San Diego, CA (US); Sunil Kandukuri, San Diego, CA (US); Ashok Mantravadi, San Diego, CA (US); Tingfang Ji, San Diego, CA (US); Gavin Bernard Horn, La Jolla, CA (US); Peter Gaal, San Diego, CA (US); and Seyedkianoush Hosseini, San Diego, CA (US)
Filed by QUALCOMM Incorporated, San Diego, CA (US)
Filed on Oct. 19, 2020, as Appl. No. 17/73,882.
Claims priority of provisional application 62/924,570, filed on Oct. 22, 2019.
Prior Publication US 2021/0120551 A1, Apr. 22, 2021
Int. Cl. H04W 72/04 (2009.01); H04W 72/12 (2009.01); H04W 72/14 (2009.01); H04W 72/0446 (2023.01)
CPC H04W 72/0446 (2013.01) [H04W 72/0413 (2013.01); H04W 72/1284 (2013.01); H04W 72/14 (2013.01)] 28 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
1. A method for wireless communications by a user equipment (UE), comprising:
transmitting a grant delay request that indicates a future time, at or after which a base station is requested to allocate resources to the UE;
receiving an uplink grant from the base station allocating the resources to the UE based at least in part on the grant delay request;
transmitting, to the base station, an uplink transmission comprising uplink data based at least in part on the uplink grant; and
wherein transmitting the grant delay request comprises:
transmitting the grant delay request that comprises a first scheduling request signature from a plurality of scheduling request signatures, wherein each of the plurality of scheduling request signatures corresponds to a different amount of time requested for the base station to delay providing the uplink grant.