04893305 is referenced by 33 patents and cites 5 patents.

A multi-port (multiplexed) modem for implementing automatic reconfiguration of the ports so that transmission bandwidth can be optimized. The modem utilizes a sequence of communications and acknowledgments transmitted over the donor port donating the bandwidth and the recipient port receiving the bandwidth. This allows reconfiguration of the modem ports without need for interruption of the unaffected ports and requires no secondary channel to implement. Only the port going idle and the port receiving the bandwidth are affected so that communication channel throughput is maximized and unaffected ports are not interrupted.

Title
Inband dynamic port allocation
Application Number
7/175871
Publication Number
4893305
Application Date
March 31, 1988
Publication Date
January 9, 1990
Inventor
Ignacio Urbieta Jr
Miami Lakes
FL, US
Raul F Fernandez
Miami
FL, US
Agent
Jerry A Miller
Assignee
Racal Data Communications
FL, US
IPC
H04L 5/16
H04B 1/38
H04J 3/22
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