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6259779 Method and apparatus for generating and/or updating an authorization list associated with a telephone subscriber  
The present invention provides a method and apparatus for generating and updating an authorization list associated with a subscriber which may be used to determine whether a party initiating a...
6259778 Method and apparatus for detecting modem tones for implementation of a different billing structure for modem calls  
This invention provides telecommunication companies and operators of private branch exchanges (PBXs) with the ability to detect the use of modem calls and bill the user accordingly. By detecting a...
6205210 Method for improved automatic message accounting in telephony  
A method for improved automatic message accounting in telephony systems and the like, wherein actual call routing set-up is stored at the time of a call being answered by a called subscriber...
6201956 Voice mail based billing delivery system  
A method and system for the delivering bills to subscribers of wireless telecommunication services, and the subsequent retrieval of the same, using a voice mail system is disclosed. In an aspect...
6125173 Customer profile based customized messaging  
A method and system of telephone call processing that provides information to customers while telephone calls are made. Summary information for a customer is stored. A call from the customer is...
6061436 Telephone billing system  
A method and apparatus for billing a customer for a service that is assessed independent of the calling duration or the per call cost. A service is billed and delivered during a call without the...
6058170 Telephone billing with summary information  
A method and system for automatically generating telephone bills that include customer defined or requested summary information. Customer specific data including pricing data and summary...
6052448 Method for flexible formatting of call detail records and switching system incorporating same  
A method for formatting CDRs to reduce storage and processing requirements within a switch or telecommunications network which formats CDRs in accordance with the disclosed techniques. A switch...
6026157 Device for upgrading a reporting system  
A device for upgrading a reporting system (12) associated with an automatic call distributor (10) in a telephone system having a first utility program for saving a plurality of custom reports to a...
6016340 Billing scheme for a telecommunications network  
A billing scheme for a telecommunications network is described in which a billing record for a call including at least a plurality of data bytes is generated in a switch (10), each billing record...
6011837 Marketing control program  
A method and system for dynamically managing billing information for telecommunications service application use at the service application level rather than at the billing system level. Each...
5991379 Radio communication system authenticating a personal station and calculating a fee of a telephone call from the personal station  
According the present invention, a line using status of each personal station which contains an existing analog line in a route between the personal station and an exchange unit is determined. The...
5930344 Method and apparatus for tracing a specific communication  
A method and apparatus using information stored in a communications switch to trace a specific communication in a network, including an in-progress communication. A search request with a set of...
5907603 Database-driven automatic message accounting system and method  
The automated system and method (10) uses a plurality of tables (64, 66, 74, 76, 76') to define the structure and formats of the call data blocks (60) and the destination call or event records...
5867564 Time-of-day clock synchronization in commincations networks  
A system for service control and operations for a telecommunications network. In particular, an architecture and method for a service control and operations element system. The system communicates...
5857015 Automatic operator and last-number-credit  
A method of processing telephone calls comprising: receiving and storing a directory number of a called party with reference to a calling party, allocating a charge for the call on a billing list...
5852659 System and method for improved billing records  
A system and method for the switches of a telecommunications network to generate call records for telephone calls using a flexible and expandable record format. Upon receipt of a telephone call, a...
5844972 Customer profile based telephone card billing  
A method and system in which calls made by a customer using a calling card are billed in accordance with the customer's subscribed calling plans. In order to price a call made over a network by a...
5815559 Method for selecting AMA records using directory numbers  
In an automatic message accounting (AMA) record distribution network, a method and system for sorting AMA records by using an area code or numbering plan area (NPA) data array and directory number...
5790643 Pricing method for telecommunication system  
A telephone charging system prices calls made by customers in a telecommunications network. The system includes a local exchange which provides a call record for each call, a database containing...
5784443 Integrated revenue domain for telecommunication networks  
A system and method automatically, in real-time, create and maintain records of customer use of a telecommunication network for diverse types of service and costs. Each customer use of the network...
5771282 Method for billing multiple services on a single account  
Aggregated billing for calls originating from separate telephone stations (12-20) may be obtained by accessing a segmentation directory (54) upon the receipt of the call at an originating switch...
5768352 Generalized statistics engine for telephone network  
Data incorporated in call detail records (CDR), obtained from network switches, are subjected to processing by a statistics engine which maintains separate counts for CDR events relating to...
5732127 Real-time network for distributed telecommunication accounting systems  
A telecommunications switch serving a roaming mobile station transports the resulting billing records by setting up a communication link with an administrative billing center connected to a...
5732128 Method and apparatus for storing call feature data  
A method and apparatus for recording call features, whenever they are sactivated, at the originating and/or terminating switch, whether or not the call features activated have successful results....
5729588 Enhanced recording verification system  
The integrity of AMA records generated by a switch in the telephone network is achieved by generating test calls and then monitoring and then processing the AMA records generated by those switches...
5721753 Recording verification system  
The integrity of AMA records generated by a switch in the telephone network is achieved by generating test calls and then monitoring and then processing the AMA records generated by those switches...
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...
5579314 Connectionless information service delivery  
A telecommunications system has subscriber and/or private automatic branch exchange accesses, an access signalling system, and a connectionless network signalling system. The telecommunications...
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...
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...
5517560 Call billing and measurement methods for redirected calls  
A call processing and billing method where the two billing records generated for a redirected call are transmitted to the same billing center or to the same network of interconnected billing...
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...
5481600 Instant calling card provisioning system  
Calling card subscribers are allowed to charge telephone calls to calling card numbers before the calling card issuer's billing system is updated to include account records containing...
5359642 Method and apparatus for prepayment of telecommunication connections by registered groups of subscribers in a telecommunication switching network  
The present invention provides a method and apparatus for prepayment of telecommunication connections between first and second telecommunication devices operably associable with the...
5359508 Data collection and retrieval system for registering charges and royalties to users  
Self-organizing data-base that charges users who find data in it and pays users who supply the data found. Has a built in feedback mechanism, called the Pay-off Meter (POM), that tells users what...
5343519 Autodialer with pin feature  
An autodialer with code feature, has a credit card sized carrier which contains; an audio transducer mounted to the carrier and activatable to produce tones that are comprehensible as discreet...
5333184 Call message recording for telephone systems  
The standard exchange message interface (EMI) message record generated for interexchange telephone toll calls is enhanced via the addition of a primary interexchange carrier (PIC) indicator, whose...
5333183 Universal MDR data record collection and reporting system  
An MDR data record collection and reporting system collects MDRs of various formats from PBX and telephone company Centrex switches of different types, for multiple customers. A set of switches is...
5260986 Group notification service and system  
Disclosed is a method of utilizing a public switched telecommunications network which includes a voice messaging system (VMS) to provide a reliable and flexible notification service to deliver to...
5218632 Flexible call detail recording system  
A telecommunications billing record software system which permits the telephone administration which is operating the exchange to interface with and define the criteria for constructing and/or...
5187710 Method and apparatus for the billing of value-added communications calls  
A call billing method and apparatus establishes an ISDN connection between the network and a called location which enables the called location to specify call billing information to the network,...
5179584 Automatic billing system controller  
The invention presupposes the operation by a telephone company of an automatic billing system which incorporates a means of calculating a utilization charge in accordance with the number of...
5068891 Credit control system for long distance telephone services  
The amount of credit available to a telephone travel card holder is determined immediately at the completion of a long distance call and the travel card is invalidated if no credit remains....
5027388 Method of selecting the most cost effective cellular service plan provided by cellular telephone resellers to multi-line customers  
A unique cellular telephone billing system (100) processes call detail records (102) of cellular telephone calls made by users of multi-line customers to produce invoices and reports containing...
4979207 Method of processing cellular telephone call detail data for billing multi-line customers for cellular telephone services  
A unique cellular telephone billing system (100) processes call detail records (102) of cellular telephone calls made by users of multi-line customers to produce invoices and reports. The call...
4640986 Mobile radio communication system  
A mobile radio communication system having a plurality of fixed stations respectively connected to a plurality of subscriber's lines extending from a telephone exchange, and a plurality of mobile...
RE32263 Charge time start control for interconnect PABX  
In an interconnect PABX, telephone equipment which does not have an answer signal returned thereto, decision logic makes use of returned audible busy and ring-back signals to determine if a...
4351984 Apparatus for use in a telephone exchange including an operator cordboard position  
Apparatus is provided for eliminating manual completion of tickets by operators at operator positions, one or more of which are operator cordboard positions, of a telephone exchange. The apparatus...

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