Patent Number: 8,817,701

Title: Method and system for self-enabling portable television band devices

Abstract: Embodiments of the invention provide a method and system for determining wireless channel interference in a television (TV) band white space spectrum. Upon sensing a signal on a wireless channel from a wireless white space device that transmits a unique device identifier, interference by the wireless white space device on the wireless channel is determined. A report of the channel interference by the wireless white space device is generated and may be utilized to cease the interference.

Inventors: Singh; Harkirat (Santa Clara, CA), Hsu; Ju-Lau (Saratoga, CA), Yong; Su Khiong (Santa Clara, CA), Ngo; Chin (San Francisco, CA)

Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

International Classification: H04W 4/00 (20090101)

Expiration Date: 8/26/12018