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Lee Michel Breslau, Christopher J Chase, William Christopher Fenner, Subhabrata Sen: Method and apparatus for monitoring a network. AT&T Intellectual Property II, Akerman Senterfitt, Michael K Dixon, May 10, 2011: US07940685 (168 worldwide citation)

Certain exemplary embodiments provide a method that can comprise establishing a tunnel between a monitor and at least one router; sending a message to join a multicast transmission; and/or transmitting a packet via the tunnel to a router. The packet can comprise a source address of the network monit ...


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Richard R Erickson, Steven Polston: Software application implemented using services from a services repository generated using a target services roadmap. AT&T Intellectual Property II, June 1, 2010: US07730123 (158 worldwide citation)

A repository of services, a system for building a repository of services, a method of building a repository of services, a software application that interfaces with a services repository and various other embodiments associated with the repository are disclosed. The method relates to a method of bui ...


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Alan K Au, Farhad Barzegar, Edward J Dolan, Irwin Gerszberg, Jeremiah A Okora: Wi-Fi/BPL dual mode repeaters for power line networks. AT&T Intellectual Property II, December 14, 2010: US07852837 (156 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for maintaining network connectivity over power lines is disclosed. Such network connectivity is maintained even if various customers are covered by different power line networks or if one or more power lines in a network are unavailable to transmit data. More particularly, in ...


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Fen Chung Kung, Anish Sankalia, Hopeton Walker, Spencer Wang: Method for billing IP broadband subscribers. AT&T Intellectual Property II, July 20, 2010: US07760711 (155 worldwide citation)

A method of billing a variable bit rate communication between a first terminal and a distant terminal to a broadband subscriber permits changing billing parameters during a call in real time in response to user inputs including user requested changes in quality of service, changes in data rate and c ...


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Richard R Erickson, Steven Polston: System for generating a services repository using a target services roadmap. AT&T Intellectual Property II, September 20, 2011: US08024397 (150 worldwide citation)

A repository of services, a system for building a repository of services, a method of building a repository of services and various other embodiments associated with the repository are disclosed. The method relates to a method of building a repository of services using a target services roadmap. The ...


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Frederick Douglis, David H Shur, Joseph M Sommer, Jacobus E Van Der Merwe: Unified web hosting and content distribution system and method for assuring predetermined performance levels. AT&T Intellectual Property II, February 2, 2010: US07657622 (149 worldwide citation)

A service model, integrated system, and method for enabling a service provider to deliver an integrated web hosting and content distribution service offering, which affords assured operational performance service levels, regardless of whether the customer's web site is served by the service provider ...


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Irwin Gerszberg, Paul Shala Henry: Broadband coupler technique for electrical connection to power lines. AT&T Intellectual Property II, July 14, 2009: US07561025 (149 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is a power line broadband communication system having broadband coupler devices capable of direct electrical connection to an energized power line. The coupler includes a conductive portion movable by an adjustable member from a non-conducting retracted position spaced apart from the power ...


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David M Britz, Robert Raymond Miller II, Nemmara K Shankaranarayanan: Secure open-air communication system utilizing multi-channel decoyed transmission. AT&T Intellectual Property II, December 7, 2010: US07848517 (148 worldwide citation)

A secure, open-air communication system utilizes a plurality of “decoy” data signals to hide one or more true data signals. The true data signal(s) are channel hopped with the plurality of decoy data signals to form a multi-channel “scrambled” output signal that is thereafter transmitted in an open- ...


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Marian Croak, Hossein Eslambolchi: Method and apparatus for monitoring service usage in a communications network. AT&T Intellectual Property II, July 20, 2010: US07760861 (146 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for detecting abnormal calling activity in a communications network is described. In one embodiment, usage data associated with at least one phone number is obtained from the communications network. The usage data is subsequently processed to determine if abnormal calling acti ...


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Steven M Michelson, Jerry Allen Robinson, Larry Arnise Russell: Method of sizing packets for routing over a communication network for VoIP calls on a per call basis. AT&T Intellectual Property II, June 12, 2012: US08199762 (145 worldwide citation)

A method for reducing latency of VoIP communications while efficiently using network resources and maintaining voice quality. This is achieved by managing packet size on a per-call basis, using factors such as distance between gateways, current backbone network status, service requested or access me ...