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Larry A Litteral, Jeffrey B Gold, Donald C Klika Jr, Daniel B Konkle, Carl D Coddington, James M McHenry, Arthur A Richard III: PSTN architecture for video-on-demand services. Bell Atlantic Network Services, Lowe Price LeBlanc & Becker, September 21, 1993: US05247347 (824 worldwide citation)

A public switched telephone network (PSTN) provides digital video signals from a video information provider to one or more of a plurality of subscriber premises. A subscriber uses either a standard telephone instrument over the PSTN or a dedicated control device over an ISDN packet network to order ...


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Erik C Metz, Henry G Hudson Jr, John W Darr Jr: Downloading operating system software through a broadcast channel. Bell Atlantic Network Services, Lowe Price LeBlanc & Becker, September 9, 1997: US05666293 (679 worldwide citation)

Set-top terminals utilized in broadband broadcast networks are becoming increasingly intelligent. Upgrading the operation of such terminals periodically requires upgrading the software, particularly the operating system, of the programmable processor which controls the terminal operation. To facilit ...


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Carl D Coddington, Bernard J Craig, Larry A Litteral, Arthur A Richard III, Jeffrey B Gold, Donald C Klika Jr, Daniel B Konkle, James M McHenry: Video-on-demand services using public switched telephone network. Bell Atlantic Network Services, Lowe Price LeBlanc & Becker, April 25, 1995: US05410343 (591 worldwide citation)

A public switched telephone network (PSTN) provides digital video signals from a video information provider or digital service bureau to one or more of a plurality of subscriber premises. Administration of orders from subscribers is carried out by a video gateway and file servers at the central offi ...


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Denny L Hylton, Robert D Farris, Stephen J Flaherty, Richard G Backus, Faye M Smith, John Andrew Herhei, Raymond Ian Millet, Nolan Marcus Forness, Charles H Stier: Wireless on-premises video distribution using digital multiplexing. Bell Atlantic Network Services, Lowe Price LeBlanc & Becker, January 13, 1998: US05708961 (546 worldwide citation)

A digital network delivers multiplexed channels to a customer premises. Each multiplexed channel contains a digitally multiplexed data stream including digitized broadband information relating to a number of programs. At the customer premise, a shared processing system includes several channel selec ...


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Kamran Sistanizadeh, Bahman Amin Salehi, Edward Ghafari, Wendell Sims: Universal access multimedia data network. Bell Atlantic Network Services, Lowe Price LeBlanc & Becker, August 4, 1998: US05790548 (523 worldwide citation)

A system and method for providing Internet access via a Public Switched Telecommunications Network (PSTN) using full time asymmetric digital subscriber line connections between subscriber premises processor terminals and a local area network (LAN) node and router gateway on Telco premises connected ...


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Mark J Emery, Brenda N Tucker, Laurie D Schwartz: Personal communications service using wireline/wireless integration. Bell Atlantic Network Services, Lowe Price LeBlanc & Becker, October 4, 1994: US05353331 (515 worldwide citation)

The Advanced Intelligent Network (AIN) wireline system connects to and controls processing of calls to a Personal Communication Service subscriber's wireless handset via a home base station or a wireless communication network. Depending on its current location, the subscriber's handset automatically ...


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Te An Chang, Joseph R Rostock: Internet-web link for access to intelligent network service control. Bell Atlantic Network Services, McDermott Will & Emery, September 28, 1999: US05958016 (485 worldwide citation)

A web page type interface is provided, which enables subscriber access to control and reporting functionalities of a communication network, such as the advanced intelligent telephone network, via a public packet data network, typically the network now commonly known as the Internet. The web page bas ...


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Laird H Wise, Efstathios Mavrotheris, James E Curry: Computer network audio access and conversion system. Bell Atlantic Network Services, Fulbright & Jaworski, March 16, 1999: US05884262 (470 worldwide citation)

The computer document audio access and conversion system allows a user to access information originally formatted for audio/visual interfacing on a computer network via a simple telephone. Of course, files formatted specifically for audio interfacing can also be accessed by the system. A user can ca ...


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John Thorne, Marie L Davis, Michael J Strauss: Electronic mail security. Bell Atlantic Network Services, McDermott Will & Emery, September 28, 1999: US05958005 (369 worldwide citation)

A method, system, and product for communicating data text messages, such as E-Mail, between computers connected to a network while providing selectable degrees of security for each message. The methodology comprises the procedure of creating in the originating computer a data message having a header ...


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Patrick E White, Robert D Farris: Internet telephone service. Bell Atlantic Network Services, McDermott Will & Emery, May 30, 2000: US06069890 (364 worldwide citation)

A system and method for providing telephone type services over the internetwork commonly known as the Internet. Public switched telephone networks utilizing program controlled switching systems are arranged in an architecture with the Internet to provide a methodology for facilitating telephone use ...



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