Patent Number: 6,167,273

Title: Apparatus, and associated method, for effectuating power control to maintain desired QoS levels in the performance of a communication service

Abstract: Apparatus, and an associated method, for initiating gain control in a radio communication system. Determinations are made as to a required range of gains at which gain elements of a transmitter must be operated to ensure that a communication service is performed at a selected QoS level. The range of channel gains is sent pursuant to service negotiations as part of an offered gain message. Gain control is effectuated therefrom.

Inventors: Mandyam; Giridhar D. (Dallas, TX)

Assignee: Nokia Mobile Phones Ltd.

International Classification: H04B 7/005 (20060101); H04Q 7/38 (20060101); H04B 007/00 ()

Expiration Date: 12/26/2017