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8774754 Feature management of a communication device  
A system and method for the real-time management of a device, and more particularly to the establishment and enforcement of policies or rules associated with the feature or functions that may be...
8744051 Translation of fees for value added services in a communication network  
A method (300) for translating fees for a value added service in a communication network, and a charging gateway (116) that translates fees for a value added service in a communication network. A...
8724781 System and method for off-net planned cost derivation, analysis, and data consolidation  
Implementations of the present disclosure involve a system and/or method for correlating the cost of ordered telecommunications services. The system receives a customer order that includes various...
8724789 Systems and methods to connect people for real time communications via directory assistance  
Methods and apparatuses to connect people for real time communications via optional advertisements presented via directory assistance. One embodiment includes: receiving a directory assistance...
8718604 Method and apparatus for providing alternative telephony service, and method of computing inverse call charge using the same  
Disclosed is a method and an apparatus for providing an alternative telephony service which automatically switches an originating call between a basic telephony network and an alternative telephony...
8699682 System and method for providing custom Caller-ID messages  
Systems and methods for providing a message in Caller-ID information are described. In one embodiment of the present invention, an applications server, such as service control point (SCP),...
8687783 Systems and methods to provide information via connections for real time communications between people  
Methods and apparatuses to connect people for real time communications to access diverse categories of information. One embodiment includes; storing data representing a privilege of a user during a...
8682288 Call list transmission processing method and system of charging system  
A method and a system for processing call detail record transmission in a charging system. The method includes: a service processing node detecting a load status of a transmission link after...
8661110 Methods for identifying and recovering non-revenue generating network circuits established outside of the United States  
A method includes issuing a retrieval instruction, such as a database query, to retrieve from a database system a datum associated with a network circuit established outside of the United States....
8655353 Method and system for international roaming and call bridging  
Disclosed is an enhanced system and method for bridging calls across telecommunications networks, including an illustrative application of the invention as it relates to international roaming among...
8638915 Rating communications and special communities  
A number of communication entities can be associated to provide one or more special communities. A special rating can be applied to certain communication events of users associated with a special...
8630613 Computer-implemented method, system, and computer program product for telecommunications rating  
The present application relates to a computer-implemented method, system, and computer program product for telecommunications rating. The computer-implemented method for telecommunications rating...
8626620 Methods and devices for charging-state dependent determination of service access tariff rates by bid process  
Methods and devices for charging a user for access to a service accessible via a communication network are disclosed. At least two charging-related states are defined for the communication network....
8620261 Information processing system capable of calculating communication fees corresponding to communication utilization forms  
An information processing system of the present invention comprises a storage apparatus storing calculation equations for calculating a communication fee corresponding to an identifier of said...
8620262 Advice of charging (AoC) services in IMS networks  
IMS networks, subscriber databases, and methods are disclosed for providing AoC services in IMS networks. The subscriber database is provisioned with AoC indicators for IMS users that subscribe to...
8588383 Frequency capping and throttling of calls in a pay-per-call advertising solution  
Various methods, systems, and computer program products are disclosed for controlling a number of calls based on promotional message impressions. The method may include receiving a request to...
8588734 Method and apparatus for providing differentiated services in communications network  
A method and a mobile services switching center of providing differentiated services in a communications network. The method comprises receiving in a mobile services switching center an indication...
8582737 System and method for running a multi-module telephony application  
A method for running an accountable multi-module telephony application including receiving an application request to a number associated with an account of a telephony platform; directing...
8553863 Method and apparatus for providing dynamic international calling rates  
A method and apparatus for enabling VoIP service providers to dynamically adjust international calling rates as a function of adjustments made with partner carrier arrangements that VoIP service...
8548426 Systems and methods to approve electronic payments  
Systems and methods are provided to facilitate online transactions via mobile communications. In one aspect, a system includes a data storage facility to store an account identifier of a user and a...
8538379 System and method for profitable operation of an unlimited communications plan  
A system and method for profitably operating communications services may include providing a service plan inclusive of at least a portion of the communications services being unlimited for a user....
8494499 System and method for achieving call back service  
The present invention relates to a system and method for achieving a Call Back service. The system includes a callback center and an online charging system (OCS) module. The method includes: the...
8488758 Method and system for documenting interactions with professional service providers  
The present invention is a graphical interface for predetermining the means by which incoming telephone calls are directed. Buttons on a telephone keypad are assigned to particular professionals...
8483381 Methods and apparatus to provide contact management with directory assistance  
Methods and an apparatus for providing contact management with directory assistance. An example method obtains a directory assistance service record associated with a user, wherein the directory...
8422652 Device and method for managing communication credits associated to use of services by a terminal  
This client device (20) is able to use a service on a telecommunications network (1). It includes means (21) for storing a call credit (C_S1, C_S2) associated with that service and means (30) for...
8351932 Method and system for international roaming and call bridging  
Disclosed is an enhanced system and method for bridging calls across telecommunications networks, including an illustrative application of the invention as it relates to international roaming among...
8340264 System and method for providing segmented applications  
The invention provides systems and methods in which an incoming call port is looped back at a switch and, under control of a call segment controller, is directed to applications and/or other...
8325885 Call diversion for telephony applications  
A method of initiating outbound calls through a telephony interface. The method accepts an inbound call from a user, authenticates the inbound call against a predetermined user identity, accesses...
8315372 Unified call centre system for multiple service providers  
In accordance with a first aspect of the invention there is a unified call center system for multiple service providers comprising at least one server; and at least one database in communication...
8311194 Method and system for establishing communications  
According to one aspect of the present invention, there is provided a system for establishing a communication between a first party and a second party, comprising: a data receiving subsystem for...
8307057 Methods for identifying and recovering non-revenue generating network circuits established outside of the united states  
A method includes issuing a retrieval instruction, such as a database query, to retrieve from a database system a datum associated with a network circuit established outside of the United States....
8295458 Systems and methods for monitoring “pay-as-you-go” telecommunication services  
Telecommunication services systems and methods are disclosed. The telecommunication services systems and methods preferably enable the user and/or the responsible party to make payments as the user...
8280018 Systems and methods to provide information via connections for real time communications between people  
Methods and apparatuses to connect people for real time communications to access diverse categories of information. One embodiment includes: storing data representing a privilege of a user during a...
8223936 Method and system for providing pay-per-call services  
A method and system are provided for connecting consumers and merchants. In accordance with one or more embodiments, the method includes (a) providing data on a plurality of merchants and one or...
8218741 Telephone number-based advertising  
Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer program products, in which a first telephone number is associated with a second telephone number, and a web-based advertisement is served for an...
8180028 System and method for called party controlled message delivery  
Disclosed are systems and methods which allow a calling party to store messages for a called party even if the called party does not already have message storage facilities, provided the calling...
8175231 Toll-free directory assistance with automatic selection of an advertisement from a category  
The current invention is a system for providing telephone directory assistance service in which a telephone user calls to the system and the system will, based on the requested number or type of...
8160219 Controlled three way calling  
An inmate calls a call processing system and provides two phone numbers to it. The first phone number is for a 2nd Party who will accept the inmate's collect call and who will agree to pay any...
8150009 Method and apparatus for providing dynamic international calling rates  
A method and apparatus for enabling VoIP service providers to dynamically adjust international calling rates as a function of adjustments made with partner carrier arrangements that VoIP service...
8144847 Telephone number assignment method  
Various example embodiments are described. According to one example, a method may include maintaining a database of a plurality of direct inward dial telephone numbers, including a subset of the...
8144848 System and method for telephone directory advertising  
A directory advertising system includes a user interface module, a database, and a control module. The user interface module displays a special telephone number for an advertiser in a directory...
8140392 Methods and apparatuses for pay for lead advertisements  
Methods and apparatuses for advertising where the performance is determined via tracking the communication leads generated from the advertisements. One embodiment includes: providing an...
8131256 Generating and providing access and content charges for different services to a user device in a communication system  
A user device (20) is provided with information relating to a service wherein content is communicated to the user device via an access system provided by a communications network (22). In the...
8126429 Distributed wireless online access system  
A method for providing wireless online access comprises: establishing a wireless access signal space wherein a wireless communications link is established between a secondary wireless unit and at...
8126128 Life cycle management of user-selected applications on wireless communications devices  
Tools and techniques for performing life cycle management of user-selected applications on wireless communications devices are described herein. In part, the tools provide machine-readable media...
8121261 Systems and methods for providing interpretation services  
A communications platform provides communication services for parties communicating in different languages. The communications platform may receive a language interpretation request from a first...
8117358 Revenue management system and method utilizing database backup  
A real-time customer relation management system is disclosed. The system can provide increased availability, reduced internal latencies, and reduced data processing and transfer. The system can...
8107602 Directory assistance with data processing station  
The current invention is a system for providing directory assistance service in which a user sends a request to the system and the system will, based on the request, return advertisements, which...
8102980 Revenue management systems and methods with bill and account suppression  
A revenue management system for telecommunication systems is disclosed. The revenue management system can have multiple integrated modules. The modules can include a revenue generation module, a...
8073117 Rating communications and special communities  
A number of communication entities can be associated to provide one or more special communities. A special rating can be applied to certain communication events of users associated with a special...
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