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9031213 Method and apparatus to validate a subscriber line  
A method of providing validation data associated with a subscriber line of a telecommunication network. The method includes obtaining line data of the subscriber line wherein the line data is...
8976782 Network session management for telephony over hybrid networks  
A communication system providing telephony communication across combined circuit switched and packet switched networks, such as a telephone network and the Internet, which are connectable to...
8929524 System and method for determining and associating tariff rates for institutional calls  
A telecommunications method for call forwarding including storing information regarding a called party in at least one local database, where the information regarding the called party is stored in...
8913724 System and method for automatic assignment of local phone number to long distance prepaid account  
A method for assigning an alias telephone number to a long distance telephone number in connection with a pre-paid account, comprising obtaining from a user an account number, a long distance...
8903449 Intelligent dialing method and intelligent dialing terminal  
An intelligent dialing method and a terminal are provided by the present invention. The method includes: a terminal receiving a called number input by a user and inquiring home location...
8867732 Aggregating phone numbers for contact  
Embodiments of the invention are directed to a system, method, or computer program product for aggregating phone numbers for contact. Embodiments retrieve the contact record corresponding to the...
8805450 Intelligent contact management  
An intelligent contact management technique that automatically manages contacts on a communication device such as a mobile phone is described. The intelligent management technique can...
8798253 Network routing  
At least one device receives a call request from a calling party to a called party. The device routes the call request to an Internet Protocol Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) core when a first...
8725108 Determining telecommunication subscriber metrics  
Information associated with a communication is gathered at a switching point during the routing process to determine subscriber metric information associated with an active service identifier. The...
8681956 Method and apparatus to validate a subscriber line  
Automatic number identification (ANI) data or billing telephone number (BTN) data associated with a subscriber account of a telecommunications network is obtained. Thereafter, first reference...
8666045 Method and apparatus to validate a subscriber line  
A method is described of providing validation data associated with a subscriber line of a telecommunication network. The method includes obtaining line data of the subscriber line wherein the line...
8634526 Advertising-effectiveness determination method, advertising-effectiveness determination system, and advertising-effectiveness determination program  
An advertising-effectiveness determination method includes receiving a call made based on identification information provided to an information-providing medium in association with advertisement...
8600019 Intelligent interactive voice response system for processing customer communications  
A method and apparatus of extracting and sharing user preference information is disclosed. One example method may include receiving a call from a user device, retrieving user information from a...
8437457 System and method for call routing based on source of call  
A system and method routes a call within a communications network. A call routing device is interconnected to a plurality of trunks forming trunk groups and receives a call. A database stores a...
8379815 Method and apparatus to validate a subscriber line  
The computer-implemented method includes receiving a first request via the Internet for a first transaction between a user and a vendor for goods or services. A billing telephone number of the...
8374332 Automatic call completion in a directory assistance system  
A method, system and apparatus for automatic call completion in a directory assistance system in concert with the public switched telephone network (PSTN). In accordance with the present...
8369499 Methods and systems for providing on-line bills for use in communication services  
A method is provided for operating a communications system that provides a service, where a plurality of parties may be associated with members of an account with the system to receive the...
8351924 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...
8331544 Method and system for remotely controlling access to an access point  
A method of remotely operating a door lock. The method includes transmitting a first signal from a remote device to a router via a network; transmitting the signal from the router to a mesh...
8265242 Communication assistance system and method  
A communication assistance system provides access to information corresponding to a plurality of subscriber listings. The system includes a telephone switch for receiving calls from a plurality of...
8144840 Method and system for facilitating mediated communication  
One embodiment of the disclosures made herein is a method for facilitating mediated communication. In such an embodiment of the disclosures made herein, a voice-based communication request...
8036354 Calling-party-pays call processing for cellular and paging  
An enhanced Calling Party Pays (CPP) or Paging Party Pays (PPP) system that enables 1) billing of calls originating from traditionally non-billable sources, 2) routing of incoming calls to...
8027319 Methods and systems for wireless number portability without WNP query  
Methods and systems are presented for implementing wireless number portability in a wireless communications network, in which an originating switching component determines whether a called number...
8009816 Arranging subscriber billing in telecommunication system  
The invention relates to a method and a system implementing the method for arranging subscriber billing in a multi-provider environment wherein a subscriber desiring a service uses both a first...
7957514 System, method and computer program product for conveying presence information via voice mail  
A system, method, and computer program product are provided for conveying availability information of a calling party to a called party. A PBX serving the telephones of the calling and called...
7920686 Method and system for providing calling name identification requery  
A method for determining the name of a calling party where the calling party's name and corresponding telephone number are found in a remote database. The method first identifies whether the...
7848500 Method and apparatus to validate a subscriber line  
A method is described to verify the identity of a user. The method, in one example embodiment, comprises obtaining automatic number identification (ANI) data or billing telephone number (BTN) data...
7836074 Method for linking call log information to address book entries and replying using medium of choice  
A method for utilizing the caller identification information stored in call logs to retrieve address book entries stored in a database, enabling a reply to each call in the call log using the...
7804944 Communication assistance system and method  
A communication assistance system provides access to information corresponding to a plurality of subscriber listings. The system includes a telephone switch for receiving calls from a plurality of...
7792258 Customer menu  
Methods of processing a call initiated by a caller and received by a call processing system wherein, in at least one embodiment, information specific to the caller's identity is obtained, at least...
7792267 Automatic call completion in a directory assistance system  
A method, system and apparatus for automatic call completion in a directory assistance system in concert with the public switched telephone network (PSTN). In accordance with the present...
7783020 Method for sending calling communication terminal location data to a call center  
This method is used to send data representative of the location of communication terminals (T) to a call center (ECC) without using information processing means in the terminals and to send via...
7734025 Methods and systems for providing on-line bills for use in communications services  
A communications system provides a bill for services provided to a user of the system, to a display device via a network. The display device may be a personal computer and the network may be the...
7711097 Pay-per-connection scheme for wireless access to internet  
A pay-per-connection system is coupled to a network service provider and to a client computer. The pay-per-connection system receives payment and a passcode from a user, determines duration of use...
7689233 Remote switching for handset handsfree speakerphone  
A remote switching for handset handsfree speakerphone operation in a telephone system including an “off of shelf” analog half duplex switching speakerphone IC on a base unit and routs handset...
7627104 Method and system for providing calling name identification requery  
A method for determining the name of a calling party where the calling party's name and corresponding telephone number are found in a remote database. The method first identifies whether the...
7606356 Method and system for implementing charging communication services  
A method for implementing charging communication services is provided, wherein, the charging system includes a charging module and an expression analyzer; the charging module first determines a...
7567658 Method to verify designation of pay telephone with an interexchange carrier  
The method to verify designation of pay telephone with an exchange carrier determines receipt of private pay telephone designation for a private pay telephone (PPT) by an interexchange carrier...
7539294 System and method for providing prepaid telecommunication services  
The present invention relates to a system and method for providing prepaid telecommunication services. More particularly, prepaid telephone calls can be made by users without entering any access...
7424100 Prepaid telephony system and method of activating a prepaid telephony account  
In one particular embodiment, the disclosure is directed to a method of activating a prepaid telephony account. The method includes receiving a call from a caller at a prepaid service destination...
7412228 Method for notifying a primary wireless unit of group calling plan activity  
The present invention provides a method for notifying a primary wireless unit in a group calling plan that a wireless unit in the group calling plan has call activity. An MSC determines if there...
7403602 Internet-based message delivery with PSTN billing  
A global computer network message delivery service is disclosed. A sender enters a short message for delivery to a recipient's telephone. The sender also enters the recipient's telephone number....
7394897 Method and system for routing service calls made from resold lines  
A method and system for routing service calls made from lines resold to a competitive service provider includes advanced intelligent network and standard switching functionality. The call may be...
7386106 Method, system, and database for providing a telecommunication service  
A database for a telecommunication service includes a first record for a first number having a predetermined NXX, and a second record for a second number having the predetermined NXX. The first...
7369842 Telephony service in event of link failure between mobile switching center and a home location register or a service control point  
A mobile switching center is configured with software instructions which allow it to continue to provide at least limited call termination and call origination services for mobile terminals in the...
7280652 Handheld electronic device having improved phone call log, and associated method  
An improved handheld electronic device and an associated method provide an improved call log that presents information relating to logged phone calls in a collapsed manner, meaning that for each...
7272218 Subscription-based billing methods and systems for shared network modem pools  
Methods of billing telephone calls in networks that utilize shared modem pools. A request from a user of the network is received along with user identifying data. The user identifying data is...
7257209 Calling-party-pays call processing for cellular and paging  
An enhanced Calling Party Pays (CPP) or Paging Party Pays (PPP) system that enables 1) billing of calls originating from traditionally non-billable sources, 2) routing of incoming calls to...
7254222 Method and apparatus for implementing a pre-paid card service  
A pre-paid telecommunications card service in which the card-holder can register the card with a service provider in such a way that the card account becomes associated with the customer's home...
7236768 Systems and methods for a carrier-independent calling-party-pays system  
Disclosed are systems and methods for providing a carrier-independent calling-party-pays system. In one embodiment, upon having a call routed to a mobile switching center from a calling party, the...

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