Patent Number: 8,718,017

Title: Confirmation of base station identification to improve handover

Abstract: A method of wireless communication is presented. The method includes receiving an operating frequency and base station identification code (BSIC) for a neighboring base station, determining an expected received signal based from the operating frequency and BSIC, comparing a received signal with the expected received signal, and reporting a result of the comparing.

Inventors: Chin; Tom (San Diego, CA), Yang; Ming (San Diego, CA), Chen; Qingxin (Del Mar, CA), Shi; Guangming (San Diego, CA)

Assignee: QUALCOMM Incorporated

International Classification: H04W 4/00 (20090101)

Expiration Date: 5/06/12018