Patent Number: 8,792,442

Title: Mobile communication method and radio base station

Abstract: A mobile communication method includes step for transmitting a first scheduling grant information to a first mobile station UE scheduled in a current scheduling assignment slot, and transmitting a second scheduling grant information to a second mobile station UE to be scheduled in a next TTI by the radio base station Node B at a time of switching between mobile stations UE to be scheduled, the first scheduling grant information instructing to stop transmission of a MAC-e PDU in a next transmission time interval, the first scheduling grant information corresponding to a minimum size of the MAC-e PDU which can contain only one MAC-d PDU.

Inventors: Yajima; Tatsuro (Kawasaki, JP), Hanaki; Akihito (Yokohama, JP), Oyane; Hidehiko (Yokohama, JP)

Assignee: NTT DoCoMo, Inc.

International Classification: H04W 72/12 (20090101)

Expiration Date: 7/29/12018