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(11)EP 3 456 083 B8

(12)CORRECTED EUROPEAN PATENT SPECIFICATION
Note: Bibliography reflects the latest situation

(15)Correction information:
Corrected version no 1 (W1 B1)

(48)Corrigendum issued on:
17.06.2020 Bulletin 2020/25

(45)Mention of the grant of the patent:
18.03.2020 Bulletin 2020/12

(21)Application number: 17727744.9

(22)Date of filing:  12.05.2017
(51)Int. Cl.: 
H04W 24/10  (2009.01)
H04W 52/02  (2009.01)
(86)International application number:
PCT/SE2017/050491
(87)International publication number:
WO 2017/196249 (16.11.2017 Gazette  2017/46)

(54)

NETWORK ARCHITECTURE, METHODS, AND DEVICES FOR A WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS NETWORK

NETZWERKARCHITEKTUR, VERFAHREN UND VORRICHTUNGEN FÜR EIN DRAHTLOSKOMMUNIKATIONSNETZWERK

ARCHITECTURE DE RÉSEAU, PROCÉDÉS ET DISPOSITIFS POUR UN RÉSEAU DE COMMUNICATION SANS FIL


(84)Designated Contracting States:
AL AT BE BG CH CY CZ DE DK EE ES FI FR GB GR HR HU IE IS IT LI LT LU LV MC MK MT NL NO PL PT RO RS SE SI SK SM TR

(30)Priority: 13.05.2016 US 201615154403

(43)Date of publication of application:
20.03.2019 Bulletin 2019/12

(60)Divisional application:
20152329.7

(73)Proprietor: Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (PUBL)
164 83 Stockholm (SE)

(72)Inventors:
  • PARKVALL, Stefan
    SE-167 57 BROMMA (SE)
  • ABRAHAMSSON, Richard
    SE-741 45 KNIVSTA (SE)
  • AKTAS, Ismet
    41468 Neuss (DE)
  • ALRIKSSON, Peter
    SE-242 31 HÖRBY (SE)
  • ANSARI, Junaid
    90768 Fürth (DE)
  • ASHRAF, Shehzad Ali
    52064 AACHEN (DE)
  • ASPLUND, Henrik
    SE-117 34 STOCKHOLM (SE)
  • ATHLEY, Fredrik
    SE-429 30 KULLAVIK (SE)
  • AXELSSON, Håkan
    SE-582 46 LINKÖPING (SE)
  • AXMON, Joakim
    SE-216 31 Limhamn (SE)
  • AXNÄS, Johan
    SE-171 62 SOLNA (SE)
  • BALACHANDRAN, Kumar
    PLEASANTON, California 94566 (US)
  • BALDEMAIR, Robert
    SE-170 69 SOLNA (SE)
  • BARK, Gunnar
    SE-586 65 LINKÖPING (SE)
  • BERG, Jan-Erik
    SE-191 40 SOLLENTUNA (SE)
  • BERGSTRÖM, Andreas
    SE-584 31 Linköping (SE)
  • BJÖRKEGREN, Håkan
    SE-187 46 TÄBY (SE)
  • BRAHMI, Nadia
    31139 HILDESHEIM (DE)
  • CAPAR, Cagatay
    Hamide Hanim Apt. Kat: 4, Daire: 5 (TR)
  • CARLSSON, Anders
    SE-222 40 Lund (SE)
  • CEDERGREN, Andreas
    SE-237 36 Bjärred (SE)
  • COLDREY, Mikael
    SE-504 58 Borås (SE)
  • DA SILVA, Icaro L. J.
    SE-170 77 Solna (SE)
  • DAHLMAN, Erik
    SE-112 23 Stockholm (SE)
  • EL ESSAILI, Ali
    52072 Aachen (DE)
  • ENGSTRÖM, Ulrika
    SE-448 35 Floda (SE)
  • ERICSON, Mårten
    SE-976 32 Luleå (SE)
  • ERIKSSON, Erik
    SE-585 93 Linköping (SE)
  • FALLGREN, Mikael
    SE-164 44 Kista (SE)
  • FAN, Rui
    Beijing 100102 (CN)
  • FODOR, Gabor
    SE-165 52 Hässelby (SE)
  • FRENGER, Pål
    SE-583 34 Linköping (SE)
  • FRIDÉN, Jonas
    SE-431 69 Mölndal (SE)
  • FRÖBERG OLSSON, Jonas
    SE-590 74 Ljungsbro (SE)
  • FURUSKÄR, Anders
    SE-113 46 Stockholm (SE)
  • FURUSKOG, Johan
    SE-111 23 Stockholm (SE)
  • GARCIA, Virgile
    06600 Antibes (FR)
  • GATTAMI, Ather
    SE-112 19 Stockholm (SE)
  • GUNNARSSON, Fredrik
    SE-587 50 Linköping (SE)
  • GUSTAVSSON, Ulf
    SE-413 13 Göteborg (SE)
  • HAGERMAN, Bo
    Morristown, NJ 07960 (US)
  • HARRYSSON, Fredrik
    SE-416 78 Göteborg (SE)
  • HE, Ning
    SE-191 34 Sollentuna (SE)
  • HESSLER, Martin
    SE-587 58 Linköping (SE)
  • HILTUNEN, Kimmo
    FI-02750 Esbo (FI)
  • HONG, Songnam
    Yongin-si, 16943 (KR)
  • HUI, Dennis
    Sunnyvale California 94087 (US)
  • HUSCHKE, Jörg
    52074 Aachen (DE)
  • IRNICH, Tim
    41462 Neuss (DE)
  • JACOBSSON, Sven
    SE-417 53 Gothenburg (SE)
  • JALDÉN, Niklas
    SE-749 42 Enköing (SE)
  • JÄRMYR, Simon
    SE-128 34 Skarpnäck (SE)
  • JIANG, Zhiyuan
    Beijing 100102 (CN)
  • JOHANSSON, Martin
    SE-431 68 Mölndal (SE)
  • JOHANSSON, Niklas
    SE-753 29 Uppsala (SE)
  • KANG, Du Ho
    SE-19466 Upplands väsby (SE)
  • KARIPIDIS, Eleftherios
    SE-113 30 Stockholm (SE)
  • KARLSSON, Patrik
    SE-191 33 Sollentuna (SE)
  • KHAYRALLAH, Ali S.
    Mountain View California 94040 (US)
  • KILINC, Caner
    SE-974 55 Luleå (SE)
  • KLANG, Göran N.
    SE-122 32 Enskede (SE)
  • KRONANDER, Jonas
    SE-741 42 Knivsta (SE)
  • LANDSTRÖM, Sara
    SE-974 34 Luleå (SE)
  • LARSSON, Christina
    SE-431 59 Mölndal (SE)
  • LI, Gen
    Beijing 100102 (CN)
  • LINCOLN, Bo
    SE-227 30 Lund (SE)
  • LINDBOM, Lars
    SE-654 62 Karlstad (SE)
  • LINDGREN, Robert
    SE-426 56 Västra Frölunda (SE)
  • LINDOFF, Bengt
    SE 237 35 Bjärred (SE)
  • LINDQVIST, Fredrik
    SE-175 66 Järfälla (SE)
  • LIU, Jinhua
    Beijing 100102 (CN)
  • LOHMAR, Thorsten
    52072 Aachen (DE)
  • LU, Qianxi
    Beijing 100102 (CN)
  • MANHOLM, Lars
    SE-417 57 Göteborg (SE)
  • MARIC, Ivana
    Stanford, CA 94305 (US)
  • MEDBO, Jonas
    SE-752 23 Uppsala (SE)
  • MIAO, Qingyu
    Beijing 100102 (CN)
  • MILDH, Gunnar
    SE-192 55 Sollentuna (SE)
  • MOOSAVI, Reza
    SE-583 33 Linköping (SE)
  • MÜLLER, Walter
    SE-194 62 Upplands (SE)
  • MYHRE, Elena
    SE-177 70 Järfälla (SE)
  • NILSSON, Johan
    SE-236 38 Höllviken (SE)
  • NORRMAN, Karl
    SE-116 28 Stockholm (SE)
  • OLSSON, Bengt-Erik
    Mountain Lakes, NJ 07046 (US)
  • PALENIUS, Torgny
    SE-246 57 Barsebäck (SE)
  • PEISA, Janne
    FI-02130 Espoo (FI)
  • PETERSSON, Sven
    SE-433 69 Sävedalen (SE)
  • PRADAS, Jose Luis
    SE-118 27 Stockholm (SE)
  • PRYTZ, Mikael
    SE-144 63 Rönninge (SE)
  • QUESETH, Olav
    SE-170 69 Solna (SE)
  • RAMACHANDRA, Pradeepa
    SE-583 32 Linköping (SE)
  • RAMOS, Edgar
    FI-02400 Kirkkonummi (FI)
  • REIAL, Andres
    SE-211 17 Malmö (SE)
  • RIMHAGEN, Thomas
    SE-583 37 Linköping (SE)
  • RINGH, Emil
    SE-169 57 Solna (SE)
  • RUGELAND, Patrik
    SE-117 58 Stockholm (SE)
  • RUNE, Johan
    SE-181 29 Lidingö (SE)
  • SACHS, Joachim
    SE-191 34 Sollentuna (SE)
  • SAHLIN, Henrik
    SE-435 41 Mölnlycke (SE)
  • SAXENA, Vidit
    SE-177 34 Järfälla (SE)
  • SEIFI, Nima
    SE-170 62 Solna (SE)
  • SELÉN, Yngve
    SE-754 34 Uppsala (SE)
  • SEMAAN, Eliane
    SE-174 66 Sundbyberg (SE)
  • SHARMA, Sachin
    SE-141 52 Huddinge (SE)
  • SHI, Cong
    Beijing 100102 (CN)
  • SKÖLD, Johan
    SE-169 72 Solna (SE)
  • STATTIN, Magnus
    SE-194 44 Upplandsväsby (SE)
  • STJERNMAN, Anders
    SE-437 41 Lindome (SE)
  • SUNDMAN, Dennis
    SE-169 36 Solna (SE)
  • SUNDSTRÖM, Lars
    SE-247 91 Södra Sandby (SE)
  • TERCERO VARGAS, Miurel Isabel
    SE-191 93 Sollentuna (SE)
  • TIDESTAV, Claes
    SE-746 31 Bålsta (SE)
  • TOMBAZ, Sibel
    SE-171 52 Stockholm (SE)
  • TORSNER, Johan
    FI-02400 Kyrkslätt (FI)
  • TULLBERG, Hugo
    SE-611 37 Nyköping (SE)
  • VIKBERG, Jari
    SE-153 38 Järna (SE)
  • VON WRYCZA, Peter
    SE-114 56 Stockholm (SE)
  • WAGER, Stefan
    FI-02360 Espoo (FI)
  • WALLDEEN, Thomas
    SE-587 31 Linköping (SE)
  • WALLÉN, Anders
    SE-271 31 Ystad (SE)
  • WALLENTIN, Pontus
    SE-582 39 Linköping (SE)
  • WANG, Hai
    Beijing 100102 (CN)
  • WANG HELMERSSON, Ke
    SE-587 25 Linköping (SE)
  • WANG, Jianfeng
    Beijing 100102 (CN)
  • WANG, Yi-Pin Eric
    Freemont California 94539 (US)
  • WERNER, Karl
    SE-141 72 Segeltorp (SE)
  • WIBERG, Niclas
    SE-585 97 Linköping (SE)
  • WITTENMARK, Emma
    SE-222 40 Lund (SE)
  • YILMAZ, Osman Nuri Can
    FI-02320 Espoo (FI)
  • ZAIDI, Ali
    SE-177 32 Järfälla (SE)
  • ZHANG, Zhan
    Beijing 100102 (CN)
  • ZHANG, Zhang
    Beijing 100102 (CN)
  • ZHENG, Yanli
    Beijing 100102 (CN)

(74)Representative: Ericsson 
Patent Development Torshamnsgatan 21-23
164 80 Stockholm
164 80 Stockholm (SE)


(56)References cited: : 
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