08396458 is referenced by 79 patents and cites 450 patents.

Devices and methods are disclosed for determining that a traffic flow of a wireless end-user device is associated with a first service activity that includes a data communication associated with a particular application of a plurality of applications on the wireless end-user device; assigning, to the traffic flow, a flow tag configured to assist in preserving the association of the traffic flow with the first service activity when the traffic flow is processed by one or more device functions that operate on the traffic flow; monitoring an attempted or successful wireless access network service usage associated with the flow tag, the determining, assigning, and monitoring occurring in any order; and, after determining that the traffic flow is associated with the first service activity, applying a first service policy to the attempted or successful wireless access network service usage.

Title
Automated device provisioning and activation
Application Number
13/457389
Publication Number
8396458 (B2)
Application Date
April 26, 2012
Publication Date
March 12, 2013
Inventor
Gregory G Raleigh
Woodside
CA, US
Agent
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
Krista S Jacobsen
Assignee
Headwater Partners I
CA, US
IPC
G06F 11/00
H04M 3/42
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