Patent Number: 8,718,013

Title: Handover between legacy and non-legacy WiMAX networks

Abstract: Embodiments of a system and method for handover and zone switching between legacy and non-legacy base stations are provided. In certain embodiments, a fast ranging IE allocation is used to transfer a dedicated allocation to a mobile station for ranging with a target base station.

Inventors: Yang; Xiangying (Portland, OR), Venkatachalam; Muthaiah (Beaverton, OR)

Assignee: Intel Corporation

International Classification: H04W 4/00 (20090101)

Expiration Date: 5/06/12018