04713837 is referenced by 218 patents and cites 15 patents.

A communication network advantageously uses existing broadcast channels to instruct remote receivers and eventually use automatic dial-up capability for forming a telephone communication link with a central processing facility. The network is capable of providing many services from remote reading of meters to electronic mail and electronic billing. The network is preferably shared by a number of large users communicating with a host of subscribers.

Title
Communication network
Application Number
6/813229
Publication Number
4713837
Application Date
December 24, 1985
Publication Date
December 15, 1987
Inventor
Alastair Gordon
61 Dalewood Road, Toronto, Ontario
CA
IPC
H04M 11/00
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