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5608788 Information display provided to calling party  
This invention relates to methods of providing information for display at a calling party telecommunications station or at an idle station. Two signaling arrangements are described, the D-channel...
5606601 Centralizing storage and verification element for telephone network  
A telephone network has elements that generate application data field (ADF) requests to data access points, requesting routing information for telephone calls. The data access points respond with...
5594717 Call admission control in ATM network  
A correct admission decision can be made even when not relying upon traffic characteristics declared by a user. With respect to each of established connections, traffic data are acquired and are...
5594787 Call toll processing method and call toll processing apparatus  
The call toll processing method comprises a calling party toll data input step wherein calling party toll data is input from a toll processing data table that stores calling party toll data...
5592539 System for completing air-to-ground telephone calls  
A system for completing air-to-ground telephone calls is arranged so that a call originating from an aircraft is received in a ground station and directed to a special purpose platform disposed in...
5581608 Method and apparatus for masking the reporting of network telephony events to a computer  
A method apparatus for selectively passing various types of telephony information between a data communications port on a digital telephone and a computer run application program. In one...
5581610 Method for network traffic regulation and management at a mediated access service control point in an open advanced intelligent network environment  
A method of regulating and managing network traffic at a mediated access service control point in an advanced intelligent switched telephone network that allows a local exchange carrier to monitor...
5579379 Personal communications service having a calling party pays capability  
The Advanced Intelligent Network (AIN) wireline system connects to and controls processing of calls to a Personal Communication Service subscriber's wireless handset via a home base station or a...
5574776 Call redirection feature for relay services  
A telecommunications network is arranged to provide equal access to a user of a text telephone device, such that a TDD user may dial directly a desired telephone number, without having to first...
5574770 Method for controlling overload of main processor of distributed switching system with hierarchy structure  
A method for controlling an overload of a main processor by assigning to the main processor of a distributed switching system with a hierarchy structure a function of informing associated...
5572579 System and method for providing portable telephone number service  
In an Advanced Intelligent Telephone Network system, switching points are programmed to trigger a query to a Service Control Point ("SCP") in response to a dialed "500" number. The SCP performs a...
5570410 Dynamic resource allocation process for a service control point in an advanced intelligent network system  
A method of resource allocation for a service control point (SCP) in an advanced intelligent network. The method dynamically assigns resource time to various entities using the SCP, based upon the...
5570419 System and method for an improved predictive dialer  
There is disclosed a system and method for controlling the call placement rates of a predictive dialer telephone system in which outbound calls are automatically placed in anticipation of telephone...
5568541 System and method for adding a surcharge to the cost/call for telephone solicitations  
A method for placing a surcharge on telephone solicitations including the steps of providing a local telephone number to a customer for accessing a call from an originating caller and identifying...
5563934 Pay phone call control apparatus for allowing calls using pre-paid cards  
A call control apparatus for a pay phone includes a reading unit, a calculating unit, and a call enable unit. The reading unit reads out value information of an inserted card. The calculating unit...
5557664 Calling party-paid wireless telephone service  
A method is described for completing calls to wireless communications customers. A database is queried to determine whether to bill the calling party or the called party for communication charges...
5555297 Automatic call distributor reporting system and method therefor  
An automatic call distributor reporting system (100) and method is provided wherein data reports representative of operation of an automatic call distributor (ACD) (102) are transmitted to a remote...
5553133 System and method for predictive outdialing  
System and method for outdialing telephone calls on a basis which takes into account the availability of agents who are assigned to process telephone calls placed. In accordance with the invention,...
5553124 Computer-controlled telecommunications system  
A method and apparatus for providing the lowest available telecommunications charge to a user is described. The lowest available charge is provided by locating switches in different...
5546455 Method for accessing real-time data in an automatic call distribution system  
In an automatic call distribution (ACD) system having a plurality of client systems and at least one host server system, the host server system for conducting transactions in real time, a method is...
5541985 Portable electronic device having an external I/O unit and power source integral therewith  
An IC card reader-writer is integrated with a battery pack 15. This IC card reader-writer 16 has a control terminal CNT and a power supply control switch 30. A portable phone unit sends...
5532939 Method and apparatus for data communication efficiency analysis  
A method and system for estimating the effectiveness and efficiency of a communication device is disclosed. The system includes a computer executing a communication efficiency program. The computer...
5528676 Missed calls accounting and reporting system  
A method is disclosed for monitoring the activity of a subscriber line to determine the adequacy of the current service and service options. Central to the method is determining the number of...
5521974 Line in-use indicator for a telephone set and facsimile machine connected to a single telephone line  
A facsimile apparatus and a telephone set are connected to one telephone line in parallel with each other. A voltage variation ΔV caused by closing and opening of a DC circuit of the telephone set ...
5519769 Method and system for updating a call rating database  
A method and system for updating a database stores billing rate parameters for call rating devices associated with a calling station. The calling station calls at a predetermined date and time a...
5517549 Call logging in cellular subscriber stations  
A system for collecting within a mobile subscriber station of a cellular radio system the key elements of telephone billing information for subsequent retrieval. Information about the connected...
5515425 Telecommunications system with active database  
Interexchange carriers make their rate information for long-distance service available in a database. PBXs and telephone central offices access that rate information using ISDN and/or SS7 signaling...
5509055 Inbound telecommunications services resources management system  
Billing records for call attempts directed to an inbound subscriber are sorted by originating telephone number, date and time of day in order to group together a) sequences of call attempts...
5506893 Telecommunication network arrangement for providing real time access to call records  
A facility is provided in a telecommunications network so that a record containing details about an associated call may be delivered to a customer in real time during the progression of the call...
5488655 Method and system for controlling traffic in PSTN links through the use of variable price incentives  
A method and system for controlling traffic in selected links of the Public Switched Telephone Network (PSTN) through the use of variable price incentives. The number of selected PSTN links which...
5479492 Televoting method and system  
Televoting method in which a large number of subscribers (1) connected to a telecommunications network (2) are able to make a call to a subscriber number, referred to as televoting number, of a...
5465293 Apparatus and method for screening foreign incollect calls to domestic non-collect call telephone numbers to reduce fraud  
An apparatus and method for automating the processing of foreign collect calls to U.S. telephone numbers. By automating the check of the U.S. telephone number against the pay telephone numbers and...
5438612 Radio telephone apparatus having call limiting function  
A radio telephone apparatus having a time specifying unit, a time measuring unit, a call controller, and an auxiliary power supply. The time measuring unit measures an elapsed period of time to...
5438615 Method of providing message service for pinless limited access telecommunications  
The present invention method provides a limited access massage service to a plurality of end-users and uses existing telecommunication lines with a switching network and a computerized central...
5430794 Call charge management device in private branch exchange system  
A call charge management device in a private branch exchange system including a first private branch exchange installed in a first charge area and a second private branch exchange installed in a...
5425085 Least cost routing device for separate connection into phone line  
A device interconnects within the phone line coming from a first phone and routes telephone calls along a least cost route originating from the first telephone to a second telephone via the...
5418843 Method for estimating traffic density in mobile telephone networks  
A method is employed for estimating traffic density in a mobile telephone network. A specialized measuring mobile unit which is capable of determining its own position independently of the system...
5414759 Automatic personal search telephone system  
A telephone system which, when a call terminating subscriber which should receive a call from a call originating subscriber is not at the location of his telephone, a location registration unit is...
5410589 Telephone system adapted to report to customers telephone facility traffic data  
A telephone system adapted to provide preselected customer traffic data to preselected customers having customer facilities. The central office switch of the central office serving the preselected...
5406555 Charging in LAN for only packets used by subscribers  
In order to individually charge subscribers of a local area network (LAN) or LAN's, a charging apparatus is used in the LAN or in bridge apparatus interconnecting the LAN's to accumulate charges by...
5381467 Telephone call billing system  
The cost of a telephone toll call is shared by arranging the billing system of the telephone toll carrier to permit sharing of the period cost for at least one indivisible time period of a toll...
5376931 Debit message authorization system for radio receivers  
A radio receiver (50) for establishing a message debiting system has a receiver (54) for receiving message information and a memory (104) for storing the received message information to be...
5311507 Automated interactive mass communications system  
A real time automated interactive mass communications system provides communications between a central communications processor and groups of subscribers. Typically, each group is associated with a...
5304990 Modular analyzer of digital signal traffic  
A modular traffic analyzer for one or more digital signal multipath transmission channels for the management of digital or analog telephone installations including a module for acquiring and...
5303297 Dynamic pricing method and apparatus for communication systems  
A communication system service billing arrangement is described that adapts to system loading in realtime. As system loading varies, one or more individual subscribers units (ISU) of a...
5285494 Network management system  
A system and method for network support that addresses the needs of a cellular phone system which handles large volumes of information. The invention comprises a complex computer network for...
5283788 ISDN D channel congestion control method  
An ISDN D channel congestion control method has at least either a digital subscriber line circuit common (DLCC) or a signaling controller (SGC) notify either an SGC or a packet subscriber system...
5276441 Communication charge manageable digital communication unit and a method of managing communication charge  
A communication charge management unit of a communication unit in the Integrated Services Digital Network comprises a memory (11; 21; 41) for storing the communication charge for each of plurality...
5241584 Response time evaluation unit  
The present invention automatically initiates a telephone call to a given destination. At the same time, the progress of the call is monitored. The time of a ring back and voice answer received...
5233642 Cellular telephone usage monitoring system  
A mobile unit generates and collects call detail record information relating to the usage of a mobile cellular telephone system which is compatible with conventional telephone devices. A...
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