06161007 is referenced by 31 patents and cites 3 patents.

An apparatus which is capable of facilitating wireless and wireline communication with a multitude of wireless and wireline devices. The apparatus includes the necessary functionality to receive, record, process, and output incoming wireless and/or wireline voice, text, data, and multi-media messages. These messages can be outputted instantly or later to voice and/or to paper, based on a users input and preference. The user has many commands and options from which to choose when processing the messages. These choices will provide the user with more flexibility in determining how and when incoming communications can and should be processed.

Title
Method and apparatus for processing multiple types of incoming communication
Application Number
8/939275
Publication Number
6161007
Application Date
September 29, 1997
Publication Date
December 12, 2000
Inventor
Raffi J Gostanian
McKinney
TX, US
Fereidon Homayoun
Plano
TX, US
Lisa A McCutcheon
Garland
TX, US
Agent
John D Crane
Assignee
Nortel Networks
CA
IPC
H04B 1/38
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