Patents Assigned to Isco International, LLC
  • Publication number: 20190372613
    Abstract: A method that incorporates aspects of the subject disclosure may include, for example, obtaining, by a system comprising a processor, interference information associated with one or more physical resource blocks (PRBs) from each base station of a plurality of base stations. Further, the method can include determining, by the system, from the interference information a strategy for improving a PRB utilization of a first base station of the plurality of base stations. In addition, the method can include conveying, by the system, the strategy to at least one base station of the plurality of base stations. Other embodiments are disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 10, 2019
    Publication date: December 5, 2019
    Applicant: ISCO International, LLC
    Inventor: Amr Abdelmonem
  • Publication number: 20190364571
    Abstract: A system includes a method for detecting a signal interference in a communication signal of a wireless communication system. An identified source of the signal interference is determined according to an interference profile of a plurality of interference profiles associated with an interference profile library having information that approximates characteristics of the signal interference. The signal interference of the communication signal is mitigated according to an interference parameter associated with the identified source by filtering the communication signal according to the interference parameter.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 12, 2019
    Publication date: November 28, 2019
    Applicant: ISCO International, LLC
    Inventors: Amr Abdelmonem, Mikhail Galeev, Dariusz Seskiewicz, Bill Myers, Ted Myers
  • Patent number: 10491252
    Abstract: A system that incorporates aspects of the subject disclosure may perform operations including, for example, obtaining uplink information associated with a downlink path, wherein the uplink information includes operational parameters used by a plurality of communication devices for transmitting wireless signals on a plurality of uplink paths, performing, based on the uplink information, a plurality of measurements of the plurality of uplink paths via a plurality of fiber optic cables from a plurality of remote radio units, wherein the plurality of uplink paths conform to a common public radio interface (CPRI) protocol, identifying a measurement from the plurality of measurements that is below a threshold, thereby indicating an affected uplink path of the plurality of uplink paths, and initiating a corrective action to improve a measurement of the affected uplink path based on the identifying. Other embodiments are disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 12, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 26, 2019
    Assignee: ISCO International, LLC
    Inventors: Igor Goodman, Amr Abdelmonem
  • Patent number: 10461802
    Abstract: A system that incorporates teachings of the subject disclosure may include, for example, a method for selecting a spectral region in a radio frequency spectrum for initiating a communication session having an uplink and a downlink, correlating a signal strength of portions of the spectral region to generate a correlation factor, detecting radio frequency interference in the spectral region according to the correlation factor, and generating tuning coefficient data to substantially suppress the radio frequency interference in the spectral region during the communication session. Other embodiments are disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 4, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 29, 2019
    Assignee: ISCO International, LLC
    Inventors: Amr Abdelmonem, Sean S. Cordone
  • Patent number: 10425903
    Abstract: A system that incorporates aspects of the subject disclosure may perform operations including, for example, receiving a first signal operating at a first carrier frequency, receiving a second signal operating at a second carrier frequency, the first carrier frequency differing from the second carrier frequency, generating a combined signal based on the first signal and the second signal, measuring power levels in the combined signal, averaging at least a portion of the power levels to generate an average power level, determining a threshold according to the average power level, and monitoring interference in the combined signal according to the threshold. Other embodiments are disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 26, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 24, 2019
    Assignee: ISCO International, LLC
    Inventors: Amr Abdelmonem, Jorge Seoane, Mikhail Galeev, Krishna Komoravolu, Gordon Reichard, Jr., William Myers
  • Patent number: 10419195
    Abstract: A system includes a method for detecting a signal interference in a communication signal of a wireless communication system. An identified source of the signal interference is determined according to an interference profile of a plurality of interference profiles associated with an interference profile library having information that approximates characteristics of the signal interference. The signal interference of the communication signal is mitigated according to an interference parameter associated with the identified source by filtering the communication signal according to the interference parameter.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 8, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 17, 2019
    Assignee: ISCO International, LLC
    Inventors: Amr Abdelmonem, Mikhail Galeev, Dariusz Seskiewicz, Bill Myers, Ted Myers
  • Patent number: 10420114
    Abstract: A system that incorporates the subject disclosure may perform, for example, a method for detecting signal interference in a first segment of a plurality of segments of a radio frequency spectrum of a wireless communication system, determining according to the signal interference a measure of quality of service of the first segment for transmitting voice traffic, comparing the measure of quality of service to a desired measure of quality of service measure for voice traffic, determining from the comparison that the first segment is not suitable for voice traffic, and notifying a system that the first segment is not suitable for voice traffic. Other embodiments are disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 14, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 17, 2019
    Assignee: ISCO International, LLC
    Inventors: Mikhail Galeev, Jorge Seoane
  • Patent number: 10396838
    Abstract: A method that incorporates aspects of the subject disclosure may include, for example, obtaining, by a system comprising a processor, interference information associated with one or more physical resource blocks (PRBs) from each base station of a plurality of base stations. Further, the method can include determining, by the system, from the interference information a strategy for improving a PRB utilization of a first base station of the plurality of base stations. In addition, the method can include conveying, by the system, the strategy to at least one base station of the plurality of base stations. Other embodiments are disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 23, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 27, 2019
    Assignee: ISCO International, LLC
    Inventor: Amr Abdelmonem
  • Publication number: 20190254041
    Abstract: A system that incorporates the subject disclosure may include, for example, a method for measuring a power level in at least a portion of a plurality of resource blocks occurring in a radio frequency spectrum, wherein the measuring occurs for a plurality of time cycles to generate a plurality of power level measurements, calculating a baseline power level according to at least a portion of the plurality of power levels, determining a threshold from the baseline power level, and monitoring at least a portion of the plurality of resource blocks for signal interference according to the threshold. Other embodiments are disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 29, 2019
    Publication date: August 15, 2019
    Applicant: ISCO International, LLC
    Inventors: Amr Abdelmonem, Mikhail Galeev, Sean S. Cordone, Zhigang Wang, Howard Wong, Jorge Seoane
  • Publication number: 20190239234
    Abstract: A system that incorporates the subject disclosure may include, for example, a method for mitigating interference by filtering or redirection of communications traffic. Other embodiments are disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 11, 2019
    Publication date: August 1, 2019
    Applicant: ISCO International, LLC
    Inventors: Amr Abdelmonem, Mikhail Galeev
  • Publication number: 20190222329
    Abstract: A system that incorporates aspects of the subject disclosure may perform operations including, for example, receiving, via an antenna, a signal generated by a communication device, detecting passive intermodulation interference in the signal, the interference generated by one or more transmitters unassociated with the communication device, and the interference determined from signal characteristics associated with a signaling protocol used by the one or more transmitters. Other embodiments are disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 20, 2019
    Publication date: July 18, 2019
    Applicant: ISCO International, LLC
    Inventor: Amr Abdelmonem
  • Publication number: 20190222243
    Abstract: A system that incorporates aspects of the subject disclosure may perform operations including, for example, obtaining uplink information associated with a plurality of communication devices transmitting wireless signals on a plurality of uplink paths, performing, based on the uplink information, a plurality of measurements of the plurality of uplink paths, identifying a measurement from the plurality of measurements that is below a threshold, and initiating a corrective action to improve a measurement of an affected uplink path of the plurality of uplink paths based on the identifying. Other embodiments are disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 25, 2019
    Publication date: July 18, 2019
    Applicant: ISCO International, LLC
    Inventor: Amr Abdelmonem
  • Publication number: 20190207735
    Abstract: A system that incorporates the subject disclosure may include, for example, a device comprising a memory to store instructions and a processor coupled to the memory, wherein responsive to executing the instructions, the processor performs operations. The operations comprise receiving signals over a spectrum of frequencies, providing location data of the device to a base station, receiving a request from a base station to perform a spectral analysis of the signals, detecting an interference among the signals, and providing, in response to the request, data to the base station regarding a source of the interference, wherein the data comprises a location of the source relative to the device, spectral data for identifying the source, and a time a frequency of occurrence of the interference. Other embodiments are disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 12, 2019
    Publication date: July 4, 2019
    Applicant: ISCO International, LLC
    Inventors: Amr Abdelmonem, Sean S. Cordone, Bill Myers
  • Patent number: 10327255
    Abstract: A system that incorporates the subject disclosure may include, for example, a method for measuring a power level in at least a portion of a plurality of resource blocks occurring in a radio frequency spectrum, wherein the measuring occurs for a plurality of time cycles to generate a plurality of power level measurements, calculating a baseline power level according to at least a portion of the plurality of power levels, determining a threshold from the baseline power level, and monitoring at least a portion of the plurality of resource blocks for signal interference according to the threshold. Other embodiments are disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 24, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 18, 2019
    Assignee: ISCO International, LLC
    Inventors: Amr Abdelmonem, Mikhail Galeev, Sean S. Cordone, Zhigang Wang, Howard Wong, Jorge Seoane
  • Patent number: 10313087
    Abstract: A system that incorporates the subject disclosure may include, for example, a method for mitigating interference by filtering or redirection of communications traffic. Other embodiments are disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 6, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 4, 2019
    Assignee: ISCO International, LLC
    Inventors: Amr Abdelmonem, Mikhail Galeev
  • Publication number: 20190158258
    Abstract: A system that incorporates the subject disclosure may perform, for example, a method that determines at least one threshold for detecting signal interference in a first plurality of segments occurring in a first radio frequency spectrum of a first wireless communication system, detecting a pattern of recurrence over time of signal interference in a segment of the first plurality of resource blocks according to the at least one threshold, and performing one or more mitigation steps to mitigate the signal interference without filtering the signal interference where the one or more mitigation steps include at least one of transmitting signals out of phase from the signal interference, adjusting transmit power, increasing power in a resource block of a long term evolution communication session, performing beam steering, or changing time parameters for the resource block without changing to a new resource block. Other embodiments are disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 18, 2019
    Publication date: May 23, 2019
    Applicant: ISCO International, LLC
    Inventor: Amr Abdelmonem
  • Patent number: 10298279
    Abstract: A system that incorporates aspects of the subject disclosure may perform operations including, for example, obtaining uplink information associated with a plurality of communication devices transmitting wireless signals on a plurality of uplink paths, performing, based on the uplink information, a plurality of measurements of the plurality of uplink paths, identifying a measurement from the plurality of measurements that is below a threshold, and initiating a corrective action to improve a measurement of an affected uplink path of the plurality of uplink paths based on the identifying. Other embodiments are disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 5, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 21, 2019
    Assignee: ISCO International, LLC
    Inventor: Amr Abdelmonem
  • Publication number: 20190150099
    Abstract: A system that incorporates aspects of the subject disclosure may perform operations including, for example, monitoring performance parameters in a communications network, identifying a degradation in performance of one or more nodes of the communications network according the monitored performance parameters, and initiating corrective action to mitigate the degradation in performance of the one or more nodes of the communications network. Other embodiments are disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 15, 2019
    Publication date: May 16, 2019
    Applicant: ISCO International, LLC
    Inventors: Amr Abdelmonem, Jorge Seoane, Mikhail Galeev, Krishna Komoravolu, Zhigang Wang, Gordon Reichard, JR.
  • Publication number: 20190141641
    Abstract: A system that incorporates aspects of the subject disclosure may perform operations including, for example, monitoring performance parameters in a communications network, identifying a degradation in performance of one or more nodes of the communications network according the monitored performance parameters, and initiating corrective action to mitigate the degradation in performance of the one or more nodes of the communications network. Other embodiments are disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 8, 2019
    Publication date: May 9, 2019
    Applicant: ISCO International, LLC
    Inventors: Amr Abdelmonem, Jorge Seoane, Mikhail Galeev, Krishna Komoravolu, Zhigang Wang, Gordon Reichard, JR.
  • Patent number: 10284313
    Abstract: A system that incorporates aspects of the subject disclosure may perform operations including, for example, receiving, via an antenna, a signal generated by a communication device, detecting passive intermodulation interference in the signal, the interference generated by one or more transmitters unassociated with the communication device, and the interference determined from signal characteristics associated with a signaling protocol used by the one or more transmitters. Other embodiments are disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 3, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 7, 2019
    Assignee: ISCO International, LLC
    Inventor: Amr Abdelmonem