ESTABLISHING CONNECTIONS TO CORE NETWORKS OF DIFFERENT TYPES

Utility Patent Application (A1)

March 26, 2020

Source: USPTO via Sqoop

Applicants: GOOGLE LLC

Inventors: Frank Wu

In a user device (112) that supports an air interface for connecting to core networks of different types, processing hardware selects (804) a cell in which a base station (262, 264) is connected to at least one of a core network (CN) of a first CN type or a core network of a second CN type (216,218). The processing hardware chooses a CN type from one of the first CN type or the second CN type and performs a radio resource control (RRC) connection establishment procedure (806,808, 810, 814) with the base station in accordance with the chosen CN type.