A forward link design is provided employing CDMA (code division multiple access) technologies in which time division multiplexing is employed between data and control information on the forward link to service multiple users per slot. Another forward link design employing CDMA (code division multiple access) technologies is provided in which code division multiplexing between data and control information is employed on the forward link to service multiple users per slot, which is preferably backwards compatible with legacy standards such as IS2000A. A reverse link design is also provided.

Title
Shared channel structure, ARQ systems and methods
Application Number
9/983365
Publication Number
20030067899
Application Date
October 24, 2001
Publication Date
April 10, 2003
Inventor
Litong Li
Santa Barbara
CA, US
Hong Ren
Ning Guo
Mohammad Khaledul Islam
Neil N McGowan
Xixian Chen
Agent
Dowell & Dowell PC
VA, US
IPC
H04B 07/216
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