08406748 is referenced by 34 patents and cites 469 patents.

A system configured to detect a requested access to an ambient service over a wireless network, the requested access being associated with a communications device communicatively coupled to the system over the wireless network, the ambient service providing sponsored access to a network destination, wherein the sponsored access comprises a usage of the wireless network associated with the ambient service that is sponsored by a sponsor entity; obtain, based on the requested access, a associated with the communications device or the wireless network; and determine, based on the traffic characteristic, whether the requested access is within an ambient service profile controlling access by the communications device to the ambient service over the wireless network. When the requested access is within the ambient service profile, the system allows the requested access, and when the requested access is not within the ambient service profile, the system prevents the requested access.

Title
Adaptive ambient services
Application Number
12/695020
Publication Number
8406748 (B2)
Application Date
January 27, 2010
Publication Date
March 26, 2013
Inventor
Vladislav Kudelin
Los Altos
CA, US
Rob Rightmyer
Ithaca
NY, US
Gregory G Raleigh
Woodside
CA, US
Agent
Krista S Jacobsen
Assignee
Headwater Partners I
CA, US
IPC
G06F 15/16
H04M 3/42
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