Utility Patent Application (A1)
February 7, 2019
Source: USPTO via Sqoop
Applicants: Apple Inc.
A method performed by a user equipment (UE) connected to a network that utilizes a first bandwidth for a plurality of network operations and assigns the UE a second bandwidth, within the first bandwidth, to utilize for communication with the network. The method including determining a third bandwidth within the first bandwidth that is narrower than the first bandwidth and wider than the second bandwidth and includes the second bandwidth, monitoring the third bandwidth for at least one reference signal transmitted by the network, and determining at least one value that corresponds to the connection between the UE and the network based on the at least one reference signal.