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7933388 Method and system for providing information and advertising content in a telephone system  
A method for operating a directory assistance process adapted to provide a targeted message to incoming callers totally or substantially free of one or more 411-type directory assistance calling...
7929681 Technique for continually assisting a user during an information assistance call  
A user may want to search for relevant information and/or conduct a transaction through an information assistance service. During an information assistance call, the user may return to an...
7916846 System and method for identifying and treating calls  
Described is a system and method for receiving information for a phone call corresponding to a subscriber, wherein the subscriber is subscribed to at least two services. The information is...
7912202 Enhanced directory assistance system with voice over IP call handling  
A method is provided for operating a directory assistance system. The method includes the steps of storing a plurality of directory listings, including listings relating to identification of Voice...
7912201 Directory assistance dialog with configuration switches to switch from automated speech recognition to operator-assisted dialog  
A method of providing a caller with a directory assistance dialog. The dialog is configurable, at any level of the dialog, from an automated speech recognition (ASR) dialog to an operator-assisted...
7899173 Communication connectivity via context association, advertising sponsorship, and multiple contact databases  
Communication connectivity via context association is provided by associating targeted subscriber contact information with a key at a subscriber database. At a data center, the keys are associated...
7894592 Automated operator assistance with menu options  
A subscriber implements and accesses telecommunications services, using a graphical user interface (GUI) via the Internet, and an interactive voice response (IVR) system via the public switched...
7894808 Storing apparatus and telecommunications apparatus  
A secret information storing unit stores a common key which is authenticated between the data storing apparatus and a telecommunications apparatus. A data communication unit receives data from the...
7885397 On-demand seamless phone number updates  
A method, system and apparatus for on-demand phone number updating. A system for on-demand phone number updating can include a smooth number transition (SNT) call routing table mapping prior...
7881701 Method and system for verifying telephone numbers  
A system for verifying and updating a telephone number. After dialing a telephone number, a contact name and a timestamp in a service provider database is compared with a contact name and a...
7881451 Automated directory assistance system for a hybrid TDM/VoIP network  
An automated directory assistance platform architecture is provided for at least partial automatic processing of 411 calls from TDM-based telephone networks and from VoIP networks. The...
7877083 Method and system for verifying telephone numbers across service providers  
A system for verifying and updating a telephone number across service providers. After dialing a telephone number, a contact name and a timestamp in a central repository is compared with a contact...
7852834 Temporary ENUM gateway  
A temporary ENUM architecture assigns a temporary ENUM at call time. For an originated communication requiring routing to a party which needs a particular callback format not supported, the...
7836147 Method and apparatus for address book contact sharing  
An exemplary method and apparatus for facilitating contact sharing between users of a communication network are described. The method may include maintaining contact information in first and...
7831031 Method and system for operator services automation using an operator services switch  
A telecommunications system includes a front end automation system, an operator services switch, an automated operator, and an automation data server. The front end automation system interacts...
7822189 Searching multiple directories and generating a sorted integrated directory  
Embodiments for searching multiple directories are described. The searching includes remote searching and local searching. Local searching is performed against the local integrated phonebook on a...
7813723 Method and system for connecting a voice call using a domain name database  
A method for connecting a telephone call includes receiving, at a server, from a communication terminal, a first message including at least one word corresponding to a name of an individual or an...
7796745 Systems and methods for automatic call completion  
In one embodiment, a method for automatically completing a call includes receiving a text message containing a telephone number of a target party, extracting the telephone number from the text...
7792261 Method and apparatus for communicating information about a called party to a calling party  
A method and apparatus is provided for automatically retrieving and displaying supplemental information about a called party on the CPE of a calling party. When a caller places a call, the number...
7792257 Method and system for determining gender and targeting advertising in a telephone system  
A method of operating a telephony system. The method includes connecting a call from a caller to a call processing entity, receiving voice information from the caller during a time period...
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...
7764955 Method and system for routing a call based on calling device type  
A method and system for routing a call based on calling device type is disclosed. In a communication network, an originating switch may receive a call request from a calling device seeking to...
7735108 System and method for controlling push to talk interruptions while watching television  
The present invention relates generally to a system and method of managing a Push To Talk (PTT) conversation while the recipient is watching television. PTT messages may be conveyed by an...
7729687 Audio delivery of callerid information to a wireless communications device  
Systems and methods for announcing audio calling identification information associated with an incoming communications signal from a calling party to a wireless communications device are...
7724878 Technique for assisting a user with information services at an information/call center  
A service providing information assistance may maintain for a subscriber contacts folders comprising private directories of the subscriber, and a personal profile containing the subscriber's...
7724887 User interface for call history  
Techniques for using call history for voice data over a packet-switched network includes receiving call history data that indicates a redirected network identity that served as a target of a...
7711745 Technique for selective presentation of information in response to a request for information assistance service  
In accordance with the present invention, when a user makes an information assistance call to an information/call center requesting a listing, the user can make arrangements for various services...
7702316 Portable terminal  
When a communication regulation determining block determines that E-mail communication is regulated when an E-mail processing block prepares for communication or initiates communication,...
7688957 Information service system, information service method, and information service program  
There is provided an information service system, an information service method, and an information service program, the information service system comprising an interactive system 31 that...
7672441 System and method for efficient call management for directory assistance services  
A communication assistance system includes a first database having a plurality of listings, each listings has at least one contact name and a corresponding contact number. A means is provided for...
7665023 Electronic telephone directory  
A system for providing directory information is disclosed. The system includes a computer and a directory device connected to the computer. The directory device includes a memory storage device...
7660400 Method and apparatus for automatically building conversational systems  
A system and method provides a natural language interface to world-wide web content. Either in advance or dynamically, webpage content is parsed using a parsing algorithm. A person using a...
7653381 Method for inputting and searching information about an object in a remote database  
A method includes transmitting an object ID containing message from a mobile communication terminal via the network of the Global System for Mobile Communications through a mobile network operator...
7636430 Toll-free call origination using an alphanumeric call initiator  
Toll-free calls are initiated using an alphanumeric call initiator (NAME) that is communicated to the network using a short message service (SMS), electronic mail message, a Worldwide Web...
7623648 Method and system of generating reference variations for directory assistance data  
Methods and systems of performing user input recognition. A digital directory comprising listings is accessed. Metadata information is associated with individual listings describing the individual...
7620165 Method and apparatus for communicating information about a called party to a calling party  
A method and apparatus is provided for automatically retrieving and displaying supplemental information about a called party on the CPE of a calling party. When a caller places a call, the number...
7606358 System and method for providing personal directory assistance services  
A personalized assistance system for a user of a mobile device including a first database having a digital file library associated with the user, where the digital file library includes at least...
7596504 Management of support center calls  
A computer system and program product for managing support of an application. First program instructions receive a request to view contact information for support people for the application, and...
7596218 Enhanced directory assistance services in a telecommunications network  
Directory assistance provides telephone number look up services to callers based on the business or caller name as listed in a telephone directory. As such, directory assistance in the prior art...
7577244 Method and system for providing geographically targeted information and advertising  
A system and method of providing information based on the location of the target. The system is ideal for use with voice based technology, and uses street segments to allow users to identify their...
7567654 Method for setting up a communication link  
A communication link from a first telecommunication device to a second telecommunication device is established via a telecommunication network. Initially, a plurality of multi-media objects, which...
7561675 Method for setting up a communication link with multimedia call signaling  
A communication link from a first telecommunication device to a second telecommunication device is established via a telecommunication network. Several multimedia objects of a telecommunication...
7555111 System and method for star code dialing  
A system and method that enables callers to dial a subscription code instead of a telephone number to reach a subscriber of the subscription code. The system includes a lookup table that...
7529360 Method and system for connecting calls  
An apparatus and a method for connecting calls from a digital directory. The system includes a telecommunication appliance and a digital directory, in communication with and accessible by the...
7499537 Technique for providing personalized information and communications services  
A user may utilize a communication device, e.g., a wireless phone, mobile device or personal digital assistant (PDA), to contact an information/call center where an operator provides personalized...
7492777 Device detection and service discovery system and method for a mobile ad hoc communications network  
A system and method of performing device detection and service discovery in a mobile ad hoc communications network, each network node storing a local application directory. One of the network...
7477907 Universal call control systems and methods  
Methods and systems for providing a user with control over telecommunications services provided by a service provider. Using almost any type of communications device, a user may gain access to,...
7466805 Technique for effectively providing a personalized information assistance service  
A user may utilize a communication device, e.g., a wireless phone, mobile device or personal digital assistant (PDA), to contact an information/call center where an operator provides personalized...
7463909 Method, device, and database for providing communication addresses for communication devices  
The present invention includes a method, device, and database for providing communication addresses for communication devices. In one form, a method for providing a communication address for...
7443960 Method and system for an automated departure strategy  
A method and system for an automated departure strategy from an automated system includes a track engine and an error engine. The track engine allows for the tracking and storing of one or more...

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