08909247 is referenced by 36 patents and cites 230 patents.

The disclosed subject matter provides for sharing a network access credential based on location information. Location information can include timed fingerprint location information. In an aspect, location information can be associated with a location of user equipment. This location information can be correlated with network access credentials. Location information can be used to access a relevant network access credential. The relevant network access credential can be shared with other devices. In an embodiment, sharing a network access credential can be between mobile devices. In another embodiment, sharing a network access credential can be between a remote computing device and a mobile device. Sharing a credential can allow for access to a network without having to generate or input new credentials.

Title
Location based sharing of a network access credential
Application Number
13/291917
Publication Number
8909247 (B2)
Application Date
November 8, 2011
Publication Date
December 9, 2014
Inventor
Mostafa Tofighbakhsh
Cupertino
CA, US
Mario Kosseifi
Roswell
GA, US
Mark Austin
Roswell
GA, US
Rick Tipton
Corryton
TN, US
Agent
Amin Turocy & Watson
Assignee
AT&T Intellectual Property I
GA, US
AT&T Mobility II
GA, US
IPC
H04W 12/04
H04W 12/08
H04W 24/00
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