07142867 is referenced by 35 patents and cites 27 patents.

A method is disclosed for determining when a request for a higher transmission rate should be granted to a mobile station that currently has access to a communication system to facilitate the maintenance of a performance target (quality of service level) of the reverse link. The method for determining when a mobile station can have access to a higher transmission rate includes obtaining first and second estimated performance indicators for a reverse link of the base station that a mobile station is currently accessing. A blocking threshold value is established. Access at the requested higher transmission rate is based on a comparison of the first and second indicators relative to the established blocking threshold value. If access is denied at the requested higher rate, access will be granted at the next lower rate which will not degrade the performance of the wireless communication system.

Title
Method of determining transmission rate from a mobile station to a base station in a wireless communication system
Application Number
9/663265
Publication Number
7142867 (B1)
Application Date
September 15, 2000
Publication Date
November 28, 2006
Inventor
Carl Francis Weaver
Township of Hanover, Morris County
NJ, US
Stanley Vitebsky
Parsippany
NJ, US
Mathew Thomas
Scotch Plains
NJ, US
Raafat Edward Kamel
Little Falls
NJ, US
Asif Dawoodi Gandhi
Springfield
NJ, US
Assignee
Lucent Technologies
NJ, US
IPC
H04J 3/16
H04Q 7/20
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