|| List of recent Subscriber-related patents
|Privacy-enhanced car data distribution|
In accordance with some embodiments, data may be collected from vehicles, and then reported to various subscribers with different levels of access privileges and pursuant different levels of security. In some embodiments, the data may be authenticated by a cloud service without revealing the identity of vehicle owner.
|Methods and apparatus that support addressable interactive applications|
Methods and apparatus for supporting targeted advertising and/or other targeted applications in set top boxes which use data and/or applications, e.g., ebif (enhanced tv binary interchange format) applications, are described. Application level targeting is supported in which an application running on different stbs presents different application behavior and/or presents different visual sub-elements depending on the content of a subscriber profile on the particular individual stb.
|Algorithm-based anonymous customer references|
A system and methodology that facilitates management and utilization of domain-specific anonymous customer references (acrs) for protecting subscriber privacy across different domains is disclosed herein. In one aspect, on receiving user authorization, an acr services (acrs) component can generate an acr that is to be inserted in a communication or message transmitted from a user equipment to an untrusted entity.
|System, method and apparatus for filtering subscriber network traffic|
Methods, apparatus, and systems manage use of shared network resources among subscribers to a data communication service. In some implementations, a first metric is computed representing a subscriber's utilization of the shared network resources.
|Service segregation according to subscriber service association|
Processing a plurality of packets through at least one service, a privilege granter monitors at least two authentication packets to obtain a source unique network identifier, one of which does not have a vendor specific attribute and detects an authentication packet among the at least two authentication packets, and the authentication packet having the vendor specific attribute. The privilege granter receives at least one response authentication packet having at least one service definition identifier, the service definition identifier corresponding to the source unique network identifier, responsive to detecting the authentication packet having the vendor specific attribute and builds an entitlement database to pair the source unique network identifier to the service definition identifier.
|Per flow dynamic metering selection|
Various exemplary embodiments relate to a method and related network node including one or more of the following: receiving, at the pcrn, a request for establishment of a new service data flow (sdf) for a subscriber; generating a policy and charging control (pcc) rule based on the request; identifying a first metering object of a plurality of metering objects as currently applicable to the subscriber, wherein the first metering object includes a first monitoring key; and transmitting the pcc rule and the first monitoring key to the pcen for installation. Various embodiments additionally include, after transmitting the pcc rule and the first monitoring key.
|Broker designation and selection in a publish-subscription environment|
Approaches for designating and/or selecting broker systems in a publication-subscription (pub-sub) messaging environment are provided. In one approach, a subscriber system may be designated as a broker system based on a capability of the subscriber system to function as a broker system for its peers.
|System for managing multiple subscriptions in a uicc|
The invention relates to a system for managing multiple subscriptions in a uicc, this system comprising a central server able to manage subscriptions stored on a uicc comprised in a mobile terminal in the field, at the request of a subscriber of one of these subscriptions.. .
|Method and device for automatic creation of a location-based talk group call with reduced messaging overhead|
Disclosed is a method of automatic establishment of a location-based talk group call with reduced messaging overhead. The initiating device may be a subscriber unit (su).
|Wireless communication system and method|
A device and method arranged to control access to resources of a communication network by a user equipment (ue). One embodiment includes an apparatus for a user equipment for use in controlling access to resources of a communication network, the apparatus including a processing system arranged to cause the apparatus to: monitor for a change in a state of association between a closed subscriber group (csg) cell and the user equipment, said csg cell having a public land mobile network identity (plmn id) and a csg identity (csg id) associated therewith; and in response to a said change, communicate data indicative of the change, of said csg id and of said plmn id, for receipt by a universal integrated circuit card (uicc) associated with the user equipment, whereby to enable the uicc to control access to resources of said csg cell..
|Reassigned mobile message notifications|
The instant application describes a method of managing a customer's mobile station and providing a notification of a resultant change. The method includes steps of communicating over the air through a mobile communication network with a subscriber device management application running on the customer's mobile station; causing the subscriber device management application to attempt to change an operation control parameter of the customer's mobile station via the over the air communication; and determining an outcome of the attempted change of the operational control parameter of the customer's mobile station.
|Sim level mobile security|
Mobile security techniques may protect information stored on a subscriber identity module (sim) card as well as services that are accessible through the sim card from unauthorized use. The techniques include receiving a service request to perform a security function at a server.
|Near field communications-based soft subscriber identity module|
Using near field communications (nfc) to provision a user equipment (ue) with subscriber identity module (sim) data for accessing a wireless services provider's network. An nfc gesture initiates an nfc link between an nfc device and a ue containing nfc circuitry.
|Method and system for caching content for mobile distribution|
A satellite reception assembly may comprise a memory collocated with a receive module and a basestation module. The receive module may receive a satellite signal and recover data carried in the satellite signal.
|Method and system for a single frequency network for broadcasting to mobile devices|
One or more circuits of a satellite reception assembly may be operable to receive a satellite signal, recover content carried in the satellite signal, and broadcast a signal carrying the content for reception by one or more mobile devices. The satellite reception assembly may be mounted to the residence of a satellite subscriber.
|Method and trancvier for digital subscriber line system|
This disclosure provides a method and transceiver for a digital subscriber line (dsl) system. A first transceiver performs a communication with a second transceiver with a bit table including a first parameter of bit load for sub-carriers, and transmits a switch message for requesting a bit load reduction to the second transceiver when the first transceiver determines that an obtained communication performance parameter reaches or exceeds the predetermined value; and in response to the transmission of the switch message, executing a switch to a second parameter of bit load for sub-carriers at a certain symbol of a frame.
|Aas direct signaling framing methodologies to support high capacity wireless links|
A new frame structure applicable to the ieee 802.16 ofdma wireless waveform is described, for the purposes of increasing base station capacity, increasing subscriber link rates and extending base station range. The frame structure provides the necessary constructs so that advance signal processing technologies such as stacked carrier spread spectrum and adaptive antenna technology may be used in combination with these constructs in order to realize these gains.
|Subscriber record context objects|
Various exemplary embodiments relate to a method and related network node including one or more of the following: receiving a diameter message at the dra from an origin device, wherein the diameter message is associated with a subscriber; establishing a subscriber record context object in response to receiving the diameter message, wherein the subscriber record context object is associated with a subscriber record of the subscriber; evaluating a rule that includes a context object reference, wherein the evaluation includes accessing the subscriber record. Context object based on the context object reference; and transmitting a message based on the evaluation of the rule..
|Method and apparatus for enabling global telephony capabilities in communication networks|
A method and apparatus for enabling a network service provider, e.g., a voip network provider, to create configuration files containing network based parameters that support global telephony capabilities (e.g., in country services) such as in country ring tones, dialing patterns, network announcements, and signaling tones that can be offered to users who want in country telephony capabilities independent of their location is disclosed. These global telephony capability configurations can be downloaded to intelligent ip phones or based in the voip network for access by subscribers' telephony devices..
|On-demand language translation for television programs|
A method, a system and a machine-readable medium are provided for an on demand translation service. A translation module including at least one language pair module for translating a source language to a target language may be made available for use by a subscriber.
|Ip address allocation|
Systems and methods are described for ip address allocation. A computerized method includes receiving at a wireless access gateway a request from a subscriber to connect to a network, allocating a first ip address to the subscriber from a first pool of ip addresses at the wireless access gateway, and assigning a second ip address to the subscriber from a second pool of ip addresses at the wireless access gateway when the subscriber requests a network service..
|Content delivery with limited free service based on parameterized behavioral model|
A user is allocated a first period of limited free access to content; the user's activity during the first period is monitored; and the user is assigned to a particular cohort based on the user's activity during the first period. Each cohort prescribes one or more conditions governing additional free access by users assigned to that cohort.
|Forwarding information to designated user terminal|
The disclosure is related to providing a monitoring service to user terminals regardless of whether the user terminals are registered at a server for the monitoring service and whether the user terminals are installed with an application dedicatedly programmed for the monitoring service. The server may receiving a data forward request message from a first one of subscriber's registered user terminals for forwarding target monitoring information to a designated user terminal, process the target monitoring information to be processable at the designated user terminal, and transmit a connection request message and the processed target monitoring information to the first one of subscriber's registered user terminals.
|Method and system for coordinating healthcare and human services|
Disclosed is a system and method for coordinating health care decisions between a participant in the health care system, the health care providers for the participant, the various subscribers, who may be the loved ones of the participant. By way of the system and method, the participant can take a more active role in making decisions regarding long term care.
|Wireless viral mesh network and process for using the same|
A sending subscriber system may participate in a wireless network by generating a message to transmit in a wireless network, identifying a local wireless subscriber system with which communications may be established, and determining whether to use the wireless local subscriber system as a relay.. .
The present application describes methods, systems, and apparatuses for prequalifying prospective service subscribers for a service, such as a mobile service, an energy service, a cable television service, and so forth. A prequalification engine receives from a client computing device, prequalification information of a potential service subscriber.
|Method to take mobile station preference for channel type into consideration when performing codec negotiation|
Controlling establishment of a connection between an originating subscriber connected via an originating radio network to a communication network and a terminating subscriber connected via a terminating radio network to the communication network. The connection is established between originating payload node and terminating payload node employing a common coding scheme.
|Methods, systems and devices for dynamic hplmn configuration|
Methods, devices and systems enable the dynamic updating of home public land mobile network (hplmn) information stored on a subscriber identification module (sim) to avoid a roaming indication, without requiring any modifications to the mobile device modem, sim application programming interface (api), the modem software, or the mobile device operating system. A mobile device may scan available public land mobile networks (plmns) to identify a participating plmn to which the mobile device may connect, and receive network values having a mobile country code (mcc) value and a mobile network code (mnc) value from the identified plmn.
|Number port error resolution|
Embodiments describe computing systems and methods for providing directed service activation error resolution to service subscribers. During service activation, a request to port a telephone number from an existing service of a subscriber to a new service of the subscriber is transmitted to a carrier activation service.
|Method and apparatus for mode driven node monitoring|
Method and apparatus are provided to reduce the amount of performance indicator (pi) data to retrieve from a network node (28). The performance indicator (pi) data to be retrieved may depend on the reporting mode of the node, as well as the configured reporting scope of the current reporting mode.
|Methods and systems for routing authentication and/or identification data of a cellular subscriber|
A system for registering a cellular device. The system comprises a non cellular communication module which establishes a non cellular communication connection with a remote network node over a non cellular communication network and acquires identification and/or authentication data of a subscriber of a visited cellular network from the remote network node over the non cellular communication connection, a subscriber authentication unit adaptor configured for engaging with contacts of a subscriber authentication unit socket of a hosting cellular device, and a managing module which receives the identification and/or authentication data from the non cellular communication module and provides the identification and/or authentication data to the hosting cellular communication via the authentication unit adaptor so as to allow to registering the hosting cellular communication to the visited cellular network..
|Apparatus and method of securing private content stored in a memory|
An apparatus and a method of securing private content stored in a memory are presented. The apparatus includes a processor and a memory storing instructions that, when executed by the processor, cause the processor to perform operations.
|Communication method and infrastructure supporting device security and tracking of mobile and portable multimedia devices|
From a laptop and a client server interface, a subscriber securely initiates tracking and/or disabling of a communication device by a server. The subscriber receives location and/or usage reports for the communication device.
|Remote subscriber identification (rsid) system and method|
The present invention discloses a remote subscriber identification (rsid) system with a communication device in communication with a remote database capable of seamlessly storing, linking, and transferring mobile data to a user's communication device. The communication device receives a biometric information of a subscriber and accesses a subset of the mobile information by authenticating the user in the remote database and uses the subset of mobile information for communication with a third-party associated with at least one item of the subset of the mobile information.
|Out of credit final-unit-action restrict_access handling|
Various exemplary embodiments relate to a method performed by a policy and charging rules node (pcrn), the method including: receiving an event trigger and a restriction filter rule associated with a first set of policy and charging control (pcc) rules from a policy and charging enforcement node (pcen) indicating that a subscriber is out of credit; producing a second set of pcc rules to implement the restriction filter to handle the out of credit status of the subscriber; installing the second set of pcc rules; receiving an indication that the subscriber has received a reallocation of credit; and uninstalling the second set of pcc rules after receiving an indication that the subscriber has completed the reallocation of credit operation.. .
|Device independent caller data access for emergency calls|
Device independent access to stored caller data during an emergency communications event. A call server intercepts an emergency call and determines the capabilities of a calling device.
|Systems and methods for power optimized framing|
Power dissipation within a network service unit, such as digital-subscriber-line access multiplexer (dslam), is treated as a resource that is to be shared among subscribers. In this regard, the total amount of available power dissipation is quantified, and the framing for the data streams communicated across the subscriber lines are controlled to ensure that specified power dissipation limits are not exceeded, accounting for one or more factors, such as traffic load, service level agreement (sla) specifications, available power, and temperature..
|Method and system for enabling shared mobile data usage|
Disclosed is a system and method for enabling personalized shared mobile phone usage when accessing data services within a wireless telecommunications network, including an illustrative example application of the invention as it relates to mobile subscribers who cannot afford a mobile phone handset in emerging markets. For instance, a prepaid wireless subscriber can have a personal phone number associated with their own billing account, which can be used to access data services on a wireless network without needing to purchase any hardware, such as a mobile handset or sim card.
|Traffic-adaptive repeated transmission|
An apparatus used for digital subscriber line (dsl) communication comprising a processor configured to generate a data transmission unit (dtu) comprising user data and a transmitter configured to repeatedly transmit the dtu a plurality of times onto a subscriber line, wherein a number of the plurality of times is adaptively based on a user data rate of the subscriber line. A method of data communication comprising generating a dtu comprising user data and repeatedly transmitting the dtu a plurality of times onto a subscriber line, wherein a number of the plurality of times is adaptively based on a data rate of the subscriber line..
|Selective provisioning of online media content|
Providing for client-selected user authentication in relation to accessing or acquiring online media content is described herein. In response to an access request transmitted by a client device, a server can determine a type of request employed by the client device and identify a type of media playback device associated with the client.
|Methods for ingress mitigation in cable communication systems involving repair, replacement and/or adjustment of infrastructure elements|
Methods for reducing ingress in a neighborhood node of a cable communication system. The node includes an rf hardline coaxial cable plant and multiple subscriber service drops to convey upstream information from multiple subscriber premises over an upstream path bandwidth.
|System, method and apparatus for subscriber user interfaces|
Methods, apparatus, and systems manage use of shared network resources among subscribers to a data communication service. In some implementations, a first metric is computed representing a subscriber's use of the shared network resources.
|Device-to-device communication among customer premise equipment devices|
A method of initializing, provisioning, and managing a cable modem and a customer premise equipment device includes sending a customized configuration file to the cable modem. The configuration file contains service provisioning information and further includes information indicative of a device-to-device communication configuration.
|Marketing method and communication system for implementing the marketing method|
In one aspect, a database in which target subscribers of different subscriber classes that can be reached via a communications system are allocated, and one respective marketer is assigned to each of the subscriber classes. When the communications system establishes a first communications relation between a first subscriber and a target subscriber while using a destination address given by the first subscriber, the subscriber class of the target subscriber is determined based on the destination address.
|Messaging in a hosted private branch exchange|
A hosted private branch exchange (pbx) system is provided that includes: non-transitory storage that includes subscriber identifying information that identifies a subscriber to a message routing service; non-transitory storage that includes distribution rules information associated with the identified subscriber; and a message management server configured to receive a message sent over the internet to the identified subscriber and to send the message over the internet to one or more devices according to the distribution rules associated with the identified subscriber.. .
|System and method for cell search and selection in a wireless communication system|
Systems and methodologies are described herein that facilitate improved cell search and selection in a wireless communication system. For example, a terminal as described herein can utilize one or more closed subscriber group (csg)-specific offset and/or hysteresis parameters as described herein to increase the amount of time on which the terminal is allowed to camp on a desirable cell.
|Mobile communication method, mobile management node, and subscriber management server|
To enable control such that a roaming mobile station ue is not instructed to perform mdt. A mobile communication method according to the present invention includes: a step of determining, by a mobile management node mme, whether a mobile station ue is a roaming mobile station ue (roaming user), in an attach procedure of a mobile station ue or a transition procedure to an active state; and a step of transmitting, by the mobile management node mme, to a radio base station enb, “user consent indication” indicating that the mobile station ue has not given consent for implementation of mdt when it is determined that the mobile station ue is a roaming mobile station ue..
|Recovery techniques in mobile networks|
A technique for protecting location information of a subscriber in a mobile network is disclosed. A user mobility server (ums) receives a first query from a first call state control function (cscf).
|Capacity maximization for a unicast spot beam satellite system|
Methods, systems, and apparatuses are presented for improved satellite communications. The satellite system may comprises at least one gateway, a satellite in orbit configured to communicate with the at least one gateway and provide a plurality of spot beams, and a plurality of subscriber terminals.
|Method for performing spectrum management in a subscriber premises network|
A network includes an access link and a local area link. The access link and the local area link are interferingly coupled.
|Method for adaptive channel estimation for wireless communication between a vehicle and other communication subscribers using the measurement results of the environment sensor system|
Channel estimation for wireless communication between a motor vehicle and another communication subscriber is provided, such that, the result from an environment sensor system is used in the channel estimation. Using the environment sensor system, the propagation behavior of the wireless communication in the vicinity of the motor vehicle is recognized and classified, the channel estimation being adapted on the basis of the classification of the propagation behavior..
|Handling of downlink ip packet transmission switching on dual sim ue|
An apparatus and process is provided for handling downlink transmissions to a user equipment (ue) from a service provider wherein the ue is adapted to be associated with two subscriber identity modules (sims). The two sims are associated with a first communication network and a second communication network such that the ue can request a switch of downlink data via the first communication network to the second communication network..
|Lawful interception in a mobile data network with data offload at the basestation|
Lawful interception (li) is supported on a flat mobile data network with breakout services at the basestation. A first service mechanism at the basestation is prevented from breaking out services for subscribers that are part of li.
|Automatically identifying an edge-facing router|
Techniques for automatically identifying an edge-facing router in a network are provided. In one technique, a dhcp message is obtained at a router of a subscriber network.
|Lawful interception in a mobile data network with data offload at the basestation|
Lawful interception (li) is supported on a flat mobile data network with breakout services at the basestation. A first service mechanism at the basestation is prevented from breaking out services for subscribers that are part of li.
|Web based extranet architecture providing applications to non-related subscribers|
An extranet includes a network which couples a plurality of non-related participants and a server coupled to the network. The server stores a plurality of applications including workgroup applicants, transaction applications, security applications and transport circuits and equipment.
|Controlling delivery of video programs using user defined identifiers for video receiver devices|
A method of controlling delivery of video programs from video distribution equipment to video receiver devices includes receiving messages at the video distribution equipment from a mobile terminal operated by a user. The messages contain user defined identifiers that are associated with equipment identifiers of different ones of the video receiver devices.
|Method and apparatus for assigning and allocating network resources to layer 1 virtual private networks|
Network resources are assigned as dedicated, shared, or public network resources. The resources are then allocated to l1-vpn subscribers on demand.
|Phased delivery of publications to subscribers|
A method, system, and/or computer program product controls a transmission of messages to subscribers in a publish/subscribe messaging network. One or more processors receives a message delivery requirement for a published message, where the message delivery requirement describes delivery parameters for each of a plurality of subscribers in a publish/subscribe messaging network.
|Systems and methods of online communication and commerce based on publish/subscribe pattern|
Systems and methods of handling online communication and commerce via a publish/subscribe pattern are described. Publishers and subscribers can post event messages to broadcast or subscribe to subjects of interest.
According to one aspect of this disclosure, a communication terminal is provided comprising a subscriber identity module, wherein the subscriber identity module includes a plurality of subscriber identities assigned to identify the subscriber identity module.. .
|Receiving multiple voice calls in a multi-sim device|
A method of wireless communication is presented. The method includes communicating on an active call associated with a first subscriber identity module.
|Systems and methods for configuring subscriber systems in wireless mesh networks|
A wireless network may be managed by identifying one or more wireless subscriber systems included in a lobe pool of a wireless network, identifying at least one candidate subscriber system outside of the lobe pool with which to enable communications, and reconfiguring the antenna such that the lobe pool includes the identified candidate subscriber system.. .
|Wireless communication with co-operating cells|
A wireless communication method including providing one or more base stations each having at least one of multiple sets of antennas, each set of antennas being serving a distinct geographical area; configuring the sets of antennas for use as multiple antenna ports to perform at least data transmission; and receiving, at a subscriber station in wireless communication with at least one base station, a data transmission specific to the subscriber station. The data transmission is jointly transmitted using at least two of the antenna ports with transmit diversity applied between the at least two antenna ports, and at least two of the at least two antenna ports are configured from different ones of the multiple sets of antennas.
|Switching active subscriber identity of a communication terminal|
A method is disclosed of switching the active subscriber identity of a communication terminal which is capable at each moment in time of having only one active subscriber identity. An active subscriber identity switch from a first subscriber identity to a second subscriber identity is initiated.
|Method of providing access to an ip multimedia subsystem|
A system for providing access to an ip multimedia subsystem (ims) for a subscriber communicating in an access communication network and requesting access to the ip multimedia subsystem through a home interface entity located in the home communication network (hn) of the subscriber (ue), wherein the ip multimedia subsystem is a packet switched based domain located in the home communication network.. .
|Call delivery for a dual mode device|
A method may include receiving a call, at a first mobile switching center (msc) associated with a first network, wherein the call is intended for a subscriber of services associated with a second network. The method may also include sending a first location request message to a home location register (hlr) to request location information associated with a mobile device to which the call is directed, receiving, by the first msc, an address associated with a service control point (scp) and determining, by the scp, that the second network is experiencing an outage or a problem.
|Method for providing local csg and controlling access in server in charge of control plane in mobile communication network|
The present invention provides a method for controlling an access in a server in charge of a control plane in a visited network. The method for controlling the access comprises the step of the server in charge of receiving from a home (e)node b an access request message or an update request message by a roaming terminal.
|Combining voice calls in a multi-sim device|
A process includes receiving a first communication on a first call associated with a first subscriber identity module (sim) in an user equipment (ue). The process further includes receiving a second communications on a second call associated with a second sim in the ue.
|System and method for providing detection of signaling-only engagements in a telecommunication network|
A network server may be configured to prevent user equipment (ue) from communicating payload information across a telecommunication network without paying for the access or use of the network. This may be accomplished by the network server receiving signaling information relating to the ue from a first network component, receiving data plane information relating to the ue from a second network component, determining whether the ue is a signaling-only device based on the received information, and performing a responsive operation when it is determined that the user equipment device is a signaling-only device.
Various exemplary embodiments relate to a method and related network node including one or more of the following: determining that a service should be configured for a subscriber; identifying a metering object that is currently applicable to the subscriber, wherein the metering object includes a metering limit and a plurality of actions; selecting a first action of the plurality of actions, wherein the first action includes a first parameter; configuring the service on the pcen according to the first parameter, wherein configuring the service comprises instructing the pcen to report usage of the service; and applying the metering limit to usage reported by the pcen.. .