0979018-A2 cites 4 patents.

Registration signal channel overloads occurring due to overly numerous autonomous registration messages initiated by the mobile radiotelephones are averted by monitoring the number of autonomous registrations occurring or requested in a particular local cellular system and responding in the event of an impending overload by sending messages to specified mobile radiotelephones instructing them not to register at this time. In one implementation disclosed herein the roamer mobile radiotelephones requesting registration within an area covered by a cellular system facing an impending overload are instructed, via an overhead message, not to register. Allowance of registration is not permitted until the overload condition is terminated. In another implementation the period between autonomous registrations is increased until the overload is cleared.

Autonomous registration overload control for cellular mobile radio systems
Application Number
EP19990122898 19910813
Publication Number
0979018 (A2)
Application Date
August 13, 1991
Publication Date
February 9, 2000
Cosentino Phyllis
At & T
H04B 07/26
H04Q 07/38
H04W 08/02
H04W 08/02
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