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REDUCED HANDOVER MARGIN FOR CONGESTED NETWORKS

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000009584D
Original Publication Date: 1999-Sep-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2002-Sep-04

Publishing Venue

Motorola

Related People

Authors:
Lucy Goudie

Abstract

An arrangement whereby once a number of RxQual handovers have been triggered and blocked, a reduction in the margin is applied therefore improving the probability that an uncongested target becomes available. This could be achieved by intro- ducing two additional parameters, a threshold to determine how many times a handover triggered should occur and an additional margin to determine how great a reduction in signal strength is accept- able. This mechanism is illustrated in Figure 1.