Methods and apparatuses for configuring number of antennas for massive MIMO communication

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 9781668
APP PUB NO 20160330681A1
SERIAL NO

14707801

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A central node of a Massive Multiple-Input-Multiple-Output (MIMO) system includes a processor and a transceiver. The processor is configured to determine a number of active antennas to be used to serve users in at least one cell of the Massive MIMO system based on wireless network parameters for the Massive MIMO system. The transceiver is configured to transmit the determined number of active antennas to a Massive MIMO base station in the at least one cell.

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ALCATEL-LUCENT USA INC.MURRAY HILL, NJ1791

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