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In an IP addressing aspect of the invention, a method for use in facilitating transfer of packets in an Internet Protocol (IP) based communications system, wherein the communications system includes a plurality of network nodes and a plurality of mobile user stations, comprises the steps of: (i) inserting an address option field in a packet header of a packet to be transferred in the communications system, the address option field including supplemental address related data for facilitating transfer of packets in the communications system; and processing the packet within at least one of a network node and a mobile user station in the communications system in accordance with the supplemental address related data in the address option field of the packet header. The address option field may comprise an address type field, an address length field and an address data field. Various address related data may be included in the address data field to facilitate transfer of packets in an IP-based communications system.

Title
Address option for use in an internet protocol-based multimedia mobile network
Application Number
9/480763
Publication Number
6765896 (B1)
Application Date
January 10, 2000
Publication Date
July 20, 2004
Inventor
Kiran M Rege
Marlboro
NJ, US
Pantelis Monogioudis
Edison
NJ, US
Hong Jiang
Westfield
NJ, US
Bharat Tarachand Doshi
Holmdel
NJ, US
Walid Ahmed
Eatontown
NJ, US
Assignee
Lucent Technologies
NJ, US
IPC
H04Q 7/24
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