Patent Number: 8,818,293

Title: System and method for wireless local area network airtime fairness

Abstract: A system and method for wireless local area network airtime fairness. Distribution of airtime amongst a plurality of associated mobile stations can be based on a determination of a total channel availability. The total channel available is based on a total channel utilization determined through detected energy on the channel and a mobile station utilization determined through monitored traffic between the wireless access point and the associated mobile stations.

Inventors: Zhou; Guangquan (Palo Alto, CA)

Assignee: Broadcom Corporation

International Classification: H04W 24/00 (20090101); H04B 17/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 8/26/12018