07756534 is referenced by 175 patents and cites 16 patents.

Location-based services are provided in a communication system comprising at least a portion of at least one wireless network. One aspect of the invention relates to generation of user movement statistics that may be utilized to facilitate the development of targeted marketing campaigns or other types of message delivery. In this aspect, the user movement statistics are generated based on location and profile information for mobile user devices, and delivery of at least one message to a given one of the mobile user devices is controlled based on the user movement statistics. The user movement statistics may comprise, for example, information sufficient to determine approximately how many users having particular designated characteristics are likely to be in a given location at a given time, and may be utilized to determine prices charged for delivery of messages to the mobile user devices.

Title
Provision of location-based services utilizing user movement statistics
Application Number
11/437166
Publication Number
7756534 (B2)
Application Date
May 19, 2006
Publication Date
July 13, 2010
Inventor
Viswanath Poosala
Basking Ridge
NJ, US
Chitra A Phadke
Basking Ridge
NJ, US
Suryanarayan Perinkulam
Clinton
NJ, US
Vinod Anupam
Scotch Plains
NJ, US
Agent
Ryan Mason & Lewis
Assignee
Alcatel Lucent USA
NJ, US
IPC
H04B 7/00
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