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9042874 System and/or method for using mobile telephones as extensions  
A method of dynamically invoking a simultaneous ring feature in a telecommunications network includes: identifying a call directed to an address of an end user device (30); notifying user...
9042869 Voicemail system for a handheld device  
A voicemail system utilizing a wireless handheld device with a suitable user interface for presenting voice messages and email messages is disclosed. Voice messages are received over a wireless...
9042923 Text message definition and control of multimedia  
A communication expands a text message into a web page and provides a link to the web page to a recipient device. The web page includes image content representing a subject or verb of the text...
9042526 Method and apparatus for enabling a calling party to leave a voice message for a called party in response to a command provided by the calling party  
A method for allowing a calling party to leave a message for a called party. The method comprises: receiving a command provided by the calling party and indicative of a desire of the calling party...
9042870 Methods for capacity limitation mitigation in a radio frequency device  
Example embodiments provide a method and/or network element capable of mitigating one or more effects of operating at full capacity. According to an example embodiment, a network element may...
9042527 Visual voice mail delivery mechanisms  
A method of selecting a distribution list for a voice mail message. The steps include identifying a group of recipients with whom to share the voice mail message, creating a user profile which...
9037115 Voicemail handling for convergence communication system  
A method includes receiving, at a computing device, a call originally directed to a mobile device, and forwarding the call to at least one other device. The method further includes determining...
9036801 Enhanced call return in a communications network  
Methods for enabling enhanced call return in a communications network is disclosed. In some embodiments, the method includes receiving an incoming telephone call from a caller, wherein the...
9037116 Systems and methods for retrieving voicemail account information  
A provisioning system configured to retrieve a voicemail password and/or a pilot number for a voicemail account, create a first service request directed to an over-the-air system, and send the...
9025739 System and method for visual voice mail in a multi-screen environment  
A method of managing visual voice mail in a multi-screen environment. The method includes receiving voice mail messages in a server, creating a state machine for each message, pushing a visual...
9020471 ***WITHDRAWN PATENT AS PER THE LATEST USPTO WITHDRAWN LIST***
Dynamic voicemail receptionist system
 
A voicemail receptionist system includes a memory and a processor. The memory can store data relating to one or more users. An incoming communication can be handled by the voicemail receptionist...
9020470 Method and apparatus for managing message history data for a mobile communication device  
A method and apparatus for managing history data of messages received from and transmitted to other users by a user of a mobile communication device is provided. Message history data is extracted...
9014349 Media instant messaging for mobile device  
In an instant messaging system, message latency is reduced by initiating traffic channel set-up at a receiving device concurrently while a sending device is generating the instant message. When a...
9014674 Apparatus and method for transmitting information in voicemail  
An apparatus and method for transmitting a voicemail from a mobile terminal are provided. The method includes transmitting a voicemail header comprising predefined voicemail information, receiving...
9008022 Wireless communication apparatus, allocated resource notifying method and data allocating method  
Provided are a radio transmission apparatus and a radio transmission method whereby the increase of number of signaling bits can be suppressed and further the flexibility of frequency scheduling...
9001981 System and method for voicemail interruption  
The system of the present invention allows the recipient in a call to interrupt a voicemail message if the caller is still in the voicemail session with the recipient's voicemail box. The system...
9002409 Method of processing radio frequency signal in mobile terminal, and mobile communication system and mobile terminal using the same  
A mobile terminal adapted to process a received call signal or message signal by mapping a response mode corresponding to present user status information and a method thereof are provided. The...
9002327 Method and device for providing user equipment with voice messages  
A third UE calls the second UE, however, the second UE is on a call with a first UE, then the call controlling device provides a voice message from said third user equipment as a background voice...
8995974 Audio-based text messaging  
A device that enable users to send and receive a message in different formats may include a text message gateway, an audio message gateway, and a processor. The text message gateway may include a...
8989704 Invisible mode for mobile phones to facilitate privacy without breaching trust  
Systems and methods for providing information security in an unobtrusive manner are presented herein. An authentication component can enable a primary user of a multi-user communications device,...
8989713 Selection of a link in a received message for speaking reply, which is converted into text form for delivery  
A link, called an X-Link™ and is placed in a message (SMS, MMS, email etc.) that is sent to a user and displayed on their device (e.g. mobile telephone). When the link is selected by the user, it...
8982751 Wireless communication device, wireless communication system, and wireless communication method for designating transmission timings  
A wireless communication device including: a data processing unit configured to generate an RTS (Request To Send) packet including response timing information designating transmission timings of...
8977302 Providing a voice message page in a wireless communication system  
At least one call paging message is sent to a wireless device to establish a call session with the wireless device, and it is determined whether a response is received from the wireless device to...
8977249 Customized ring tones for mobile phones based on context information  
A method in one embodiment includes receiving, by a mobile client device, an incoming call sent by a caller, a caller ID being associated with the incoming call. A node connected to a packet-based...
8977241 Voicemail forwarding functionality for communications networks  
A voicemail system includes a memory and a processor. The memory can store data relating to one or more users. An incoming communication can be handled by the voicemail system and provided with...
8970656 Static and dynamic video calling avatars  
A communication device may include logic configured to detect a request to initiate a video call by the user of the communication device; select an avatar for the video call, wherein the avatar...
8964968 System, voice cable assembly, and method for voice communication  
Disclosed is a system for voice communication that includes a power supply assembly, at least one handset configured to transmit voice signals, a voice cable assembly communicably coupled with the...
8958775 Aggregating voicemail messages from multiple sources  
In one implementation, a computer-implemented method includes identifying, by a computer system, a plurality of voicemail messages that are associated with a particular user and that are from a...
8948726 Device-based network service provisioning  
A device-based network service provisioning model is provided in which a wireless device facilitates a subscriber to provide provisioning information for activating carrier, value-added or other...
8948351 Methods, systems and computer program products for enhanced call screening  
This disclosure details the implementation of methods, systems and computer program products for enhanced call screening (hereinafter, “ECS”). ECS systems implement a live call screening...
8942360 Saving and forwarding customized messages  
Methods and computer-readable media provide presenting a customized message to an incoming calling party and for allowing the calling party to save or forward the customized message. A called...
8942741 Text alternative to established voice call session  
Methods and systems are described wherein an initiating device sends a communication requesting a voice call session with a recipient device. In response, the initiating device receives a...
8938199 Methods, systems, and computer program products for providing mobile ad hoc cooperative communication systems and related devices  
A method of operating a mobile electronic device includes detecting at least one other mobile electronic device within a predetermined distance of the mobile electronic device, and determining a...
8934874 Voice based addressing of voice messages  
A system for transmitting voice messages from a caller location to a receiver location using a plurality of computers each coupled to another through a network such as the Internet. The system...
8934873 Automated communication line switching for voicemail access  
A telephone station apparatus that is arranged to operate on two, or more, communication lines, receives an instruction to access a voicemail server. The telephone station apparatus switches from...
8929516 System and method for transmitting voice messages to a discussion group  
A system and method for transmitting voice messages to a discussion group is provided. Users signed-on to a voice message server are identified. Each signed-on user is associated with one or more...
8929866 Touch pad addressing of voice messages  
A system for transmitting voice messages from a caller location to a receiver location using a plurality of computers each coupled to another through a network such as the Internet. The system...
8923826 Mobility call management  
A mobility call management service is disclosed that provides enhanced call management functionality for a wireless mobile terminal (MT). Incoming and/or outgoing calls are managed based on an...
8923821 Transceiver with message notification  
A transceiver, comprising an interface for receiving at least one message, a display unit provided to assume at least one switched-on operating state and at least one switched-off operating state,...
8923825 Enhanced messaging with language translation feature  
A method for creating and managing a distribution list can include creating a distribution list at a voicemail system. The distribution list can include at least one recipient and at least one...
8918083 System and method to manage visual voice mail messages  
A system and method for managing voice mail messages associated with a mobile device. The method can include receiving, by a processor of the mobile device, at least one identifier associated with...
8917835 Visual voicemail privacy protection  
Visual voicemail privacy protection is implemented by requiring a credential from a user or a user device before providing voicemail data to the user. The credential may be a user name and...
8917824 Visual voicemail method for managing deleted messages  
A method for managing visual voicemail messages includes displaying a list of voicemail messages on a telecommunications handset, receiving user commands for operating on the voicemail messages...
8917849 Method and end-user device for messaging  
An end-user device and method for messaging, includes: enabling an initiating user, using an end-user device, to choose at least one target user and to subsequently press a dedicated button...
8914002 System and method for providing a network service in a distributed fashion to a mobile device  
Systems and methods for operating a mobile virtual network are disclosed. A mobile virtual network operator is disclosed as an entity that provides a mobile networking service to a user, the...
8914003 System and method for processing a voicemail  
Described is a system and method for processing a voice mail. The method comprises receiving a voice mail, converting the voice mail into a text message using a predefined speech-to-text...
8913988 Handling insufficient account balance of subscribers  
A system, method, and computer readable medium comprising instructions for handling insufficient account balance of subscribers in a mobile communications network is disclosed. A request for...
8909199 Voicemail systems and methods  
Systems, methods and computer readable media for providing or managing or using voicemails are described. In one embodiment, a method includes receiving, at a first data processing system, data...
8909198 Customized dialing procedures for outbound calls  
Various embodiments of the invention provide methods, systems, and computer program products for selecting a first telephone number associated with an account for a targeted party and dialing the...
8897427 Method and apparatus for enabling a calling party to leave a voice message for a called party  
A method for execution by a network entity to allow a calling party to leave a message for a called party, the calling party using a communication device to call the called party, the network...