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Sachin Vargantwar, Deveshkumar Rai, Bhagwan Khanka, Sandeep Goyal, Anoop Goyal: Systems and methods for using topology to determine whether to grant an access request from an access terminal. Sprint Spectrum, January 15, 2013: US08355364 (52 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a method and system for determining whether to accept an access request from an AT. In an embodiment of the invention, a base station receives an access request from an AT that is located within a sector served by the base station. In response to receiving the access r ...


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Hemanth Balaji Pawar, Shilpa Kowdley Srinivas, Anoop K Goyal, Bhagwan Khanka, Duane A Tomka: Using packet-transport metrics for call-admission control. Sprint Spectrum, October 18, 2011: US08040803 (17 worldwide citation)

Methods and systems are provided for using packet-transport metrics for call-admission control. In an embodiment, a base station provides packet-data service to mobile stations, which comprises (a) providing wireless service over an air interface in a wireless coverage area and (b) providing transpo ...


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Bhagwan Khanka, Anoop K Goyal, Shilpa Kowdley Srinivas, Hemanth Balaji Pawar: Method and system for selectively releasing network resources. Sprint Spectrum, February 28, 2012: US08125919 (17 worldwide citation)

A method and system for selectively releasing air interface traffic channels in a wireless coverage area, based on a delta between the signal quality of a traffic channel assigned to a wireless communication device and the aggregate signal quality of all the traffic channels assigned to the wireless ...


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Shilpa Kowdley Srinivas, Anoop K Goyal, Bhagwan Khanka, John W Prock, Hemanth Balaji Pawar: Methods and systems for using femtocells to address macro-network backhaul congestion. Sprint Spectrum, January 24, 2012: US08103310 (14 worldwide citation)

Methods and systems are provided for using femtocells to address macro-network backhaul congestion. In an embodiment, a macro base transceiver station (BTS) that has a backhaul connection to a radio network controller (RNC) detects that a current utilization of the backhaul exceeds a backhaul-conges ...


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Shilpa Kowdley Srinivas, Hemanth Balaji Pawar, Bhagwan Khanka, Anoop K Goyal: Internet-base-station-based traffic offload analysis. Sprint Spectrum, March 8, 2011: US07903625 (12 worldwide citation)

A method and system are provided for planning a service-provider network. The service-provider network includes a macro network and a number of low-cost internet base stations (LCIBs), where the macro network includes a number of macro base transceiver stations (BTSs). One or more LCIBs are selected ...


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Bhagwan Khanka, Manoj Shetty, Siddharth S Oroskar, Jasinder P Singh, Sachin R Vargantwar: Method and system for adaptive hybrid automatic repeat request protocols based on network conditions. Sprint Spectrum, July 12, 2011: US07978626 (11 worldwide citation)

Methods and systems for adaptive hybrid automatic repeat request (H-ARQ) protocols are disclosed. The protocols preferably adapt to changing network conditions between a client node and an access node by omitting the transmission of certain messages when network conditions are determined to be favor ...


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Bhagwan Khanka, Sachin R Vargantwar, Manoj Shetty: Method and apparatus for dynamically varying interval on first air interface protocol based on switch-away time for scanning second air interface protocol. Sprint Spectrum, November 15, 2011: US08060133 (9 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is a method and apparatus for dynamically varying the amount of time a hybrid access terminal operates on a first air interface protocol between instances of temporarily switching over to scan a second air interface protocol for broadcast information such as network operational parameters ...


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Manoj Shetty, Sachin Vargantwar, Bhagwan Khanka, Deveshkumar Rai: Method and system for reducing paging channel traffic. Sprint Spectrum, May 15, 2012: US08180381 (7 worldwide citation)

A method and system for reducing an amount of traffic on a paging channel of a wireless communications system by holding a pending page message until a subsequent re-registration request and response cycle scheduled to occur within a threshold amount of time. A radio access network (RAN) may be conf ...


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Shilpa Kowdley Srinivas, Bhagwan Khanka, Anoop K Goyal, Hemanth Balaji Pawar: Achieving quality of service (QoS) by using the reverse activity bit (RAB) in creation of neighbor lists for selected access terminals. Sprint Spectrum, June 19, 2012: US08204000 (5 worldwide citation)

Methods and systems are provided for achieving quality of service (QoS) by using the reverse activity bit (RAB) in creation of neighbor lists for selected access terminals. In an embodiment, an access node provides service to a plurality of access terminals in a first wireless coverage area. The acc ...


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Anoop K Goyal, Bhagwan Khanka, John W Prock: Overriding a most-recently-used (MRU) table for system acquisition. Sprint Spectrum, September 18, 2012: US08270967 (5 worldwide citation)

Methods and systems are provided for overriding a most-recently-used (MRU) table for system acquisition. In an embodiment, a mobile station maintains an MRU table populated with data identifying one or more networks to which the mobile station was most recently connected, and the mobile station is a ...