Patent Number: 8,880,109

Title: Radio communication system, high-power base station, low-power base station, and communication control method

Abstract: A radio communication system 1 includes a pico-cell base station PeNB in stalled in a communication area of a macro-cell base station MeNB, having lower transmission power than the macro-cell base station MeNB, and expanded in its coverage. The macro-cell base station MeNB determines a degree of expanding the coverage of the pico-cell base station PeNB, according to an amount of usable PDSCH resources of the macro-cell base station MeNB.

Inventors: Nakamura; Kazutaka (Yokohama, JP), Okino; Kenta (Yokohama, JP), Nakayama; Taku (Yokohama, JP)

Assignee: KYOCERA Corporation

International Classification: H04W 88/02 (20090101)

Expiration Date: 2019-11-04 0:00:00