09008063 is referenced by 10 patents and cites 97 patents.

Concepts and technologies are described herein for location-based WI-FI radio activation and deactivation for mobile devices. According to one aspect disclosed herein, a WI-FI connection management system can detect that a mobile device is within a coverage area provided by a WI-FI network. The WI-FI connection management system can also generate a trigger to instruct the mobile device to activate a WI-FI radio of the mobile device and connect to the WI-FI network. The WI-FI connection management system can also send the trigger to the mobile device.

Title
Location based WI-FI radio activation and deactivation for mobile devices
Application Number
13/707532
Publication Number
9008063 (B2)
Application Date
December 6, 2012
Publication Date
April 14, 2015
Inventor
Alan Blackburn
Woodstock
GA, US
Zhi Cui
Sugar Hill
GA, US
Agent
Hartman & Citrin
Assignee
AT&T Intellectual Property I
GA, US
IPC
H04L 29/06
H04W 12/06
H04W 76/00
H04W 4/00
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