Method of operating a base station and base station
Originating portfolio: ALU
Estimated expiration: 2031-May-20
Listed For Sale
Initial bid date: 2018-May-01
Potentially relevant companies (8): Alpha Networks, Axell Wireless Limited, Cisco Systems, Inc., CommScope Technologies LLC, Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd., Juniper Networks Inc., K-Touch Beijing Tianyu Communication Equipment Co. Ltd., ZTE Corporation
Products & technologies (3): Antenna:Cellular, Telecom:Infrastructure, Wireless:Basestation
The present invention relates to a method, of operating a base station (100) of a cellular communications network, wherein said base station (100) comprises at least one antenna (110), said method comprising a step of adjusting (200) a tilt angle (θ) of the antenna (110) and/or of a beam pattern of said antenna, wherein said step of adjusting (200) is performed depending on a quality measure which characterizer the quality of a signal transmission associated with said antenna (110).
1. A method of operating a base station for a cellular communications network, wherein said base station comprises at least one antenna, said method comprising adjusting a tilt angle of the antenna and/or of a beam pattern of said antenna, wherein said adjusting is performed depending on a quality measure which characterizes the quality of a signal transmission associated with said antenna, the method further comprising:
adjusting the tilt angle by increasing or decreasing the tilt angle by an amount;
determining a value of said quality measure after said adjustment;
evaluating whether said quality measure has increased,
wherein said adjusting, determining, and evaluating are repeated if the adjustment of the tilt angle performed did not yield an improvement regarding the quality measure.
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