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A system and method for controlling communications networks. Network performance information is gathered from a first communications network using performance information packet data packets. A network operator of the first communications network is controlled from a secondary communications network using the performance information packet data packets. Changes to the network operator are implemented based on instructions included in the performance information packet data packets.

Title
System and method for remotely controlling network operators
Application Number
11/809398
Publication Number
8307065 (B2)
Application Date
May 31, 2007
Publication Date
November 6, 2012
Inventor
William L Wiley
Overland Park
KS, US
Michael K Bugenhagen
Olathe
KS, US
John M Heinz
Olathe
KS, US
James L McNaughton
Lenexa
KS, US
Agent
Patton Boggs
Assignee
CenturyLink Intellectual Property
CO, US
IPC
G06F 15/16
G06F 15/173
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