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Umesh J Amin, Brian Kevin Daly, Gary Kessler, Greg A Wong, Hong Zhao, John Eric Myhre: Activation and remote modification of wireless services in a packet network context. Cingular Wireless II, Zagorin O Brien Graham, September 4, 2007: US07266371 (203 worldwide citation)

A third generation (3G) mobile communication system supports an over-the-air activation scheme utilizing a wireless packet data protocol. A subscriber identity module (SIM) is preloaded with temporary operating parameters such as a temporary international mobile subscriber identity (IMSI) that is us ...


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Brian Wilson, Krishna Bhuyan, Jacob Feinstein: Apparatus and systems for providing location-based services within a wireless network. Cingular Wireless II, Woodcock Washburn, June 26, 2007: US07236799 (153 worldwide citation)

A system for providing wireless telecommunications services to mobile devices includes structure and functionality for location-based services, and includes both server and client/mobile device apparatuses. One apparatus includes a data store storing at least a first record associated with a first w ...


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Brian Wilson, Krishna Bhuyan, Jacob Feinstein, Jerald Gnuschke: System for providing location-based services in a wireless network, such as locating individuals and coordinating meetings. Cingular Wireless II, Woodcock Washburn, April 10, 2007: US07203502 (144 worldwide citation)

A system for providing wireless telecommunications services to mobile devices includes structure and functionality to obtain a request from a first mobile device for a meeting with a person associated with a second mobile device. The system automatically determines locations of the first and second ...


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Brian Wilson, Krishna Bhuyan, Jacob Feinstein: System for providing location-based services in a wireless network, such as modifying locating privileges among individuals and managing lists of individuals associated with such privileges. Cingular Wireless II, Woodcock Washburn, March 13, 2007: US07190960 (130 worldwide citation)

A system for providing wireless telecommunication services to mobile devices includes structure and functionality to manage permissions for location-based services. One method includes receiving a stop request with respect to one mobile device to stop other mobile devices from receiving location inf ...


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Balasubramaniam K Thandu, Prabha Aithal: Intelligent utilization of resources in mobile devices. Cingular Wireless II L L C, Carr & Ferrell, April 11, 2006: US07026984 (124 worldwide citation)

A programmable intelligent activation module to intelligently allow access to GPS resources is provided. In accordance with pre-programmed settings, an intelligent activation module will control the frequency by which a GPS module is allowed to access a GPS or GSM network in order to acquire locatio ...


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Brian G Agee, Matthew Bromberg, Derek Gerlach, David Gibbons, James Timothy Golden, Minnic Ho, Elliott Hoole, Mary Jesse, Robert Lee Maxwell, Robert G Mechaley Jr, Robert Ray Naish, David J Nix, David James Ryan, David Stephenson: Highly bandwidth-efficient communications. Cingular Wireless II, Woodcock Washburn, December 12, 2006: US07149238 (117 worldwide citation)

A discrete multitone stacked-carrier spread spectrum communication method is based on frequency domain spreading including multiplication of a baseband signal by a set of superimposed, or stacked, complex sinusoid carrier waves. In a preferred embodiment, the spreading involves energizing the bins o ...


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Michael Edward Prise: Location information erase on SIM cards. Cingular Wireless II, Klarquist Sparkman, August 8, 2006: US07089036 (117 worldwide citation)

A method and system of erasing at least part of the location information stored on a subscriber identity module (SIM) of a mobile phone. The SIM stores the most recently used service provider in its location information. Either at power down or power up, the location information is erased so during ...


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Gregory Alan Wong: Methods and apparatus for formatting information for a communication. Cingular Wireless II, Coulter C Henry Jr, Parks Knowlton, Paul E Knowlton Esq, October 2, 2007: US07277718 (111 worldwide citation)

The invention provides an apparatus and method for formatting information for a communication. The apparatus has an interface to receive an identifier that identifies at least one physical property or capability of a communication device or an identifier that identifies at least one service to be pr ...


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Brian Wilson, Krishna Bhuyan, Jacob Feinstein: Method for providing location-based services in a wireless network, such as varying levels of services. Cingular Wireless II, Woodcock Washburn, October 3, 2006: US07116985 (109 worldwide citation)

A method and associated systems provide location-based services to multiple mobile devices in a wireless telecommunications network. The method includes partitioning wireless service subscribers to location-based services into first and second sets, based at least in part on consideration received, ...


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Simon James Richardson, Mark Steven Wuthnow: System and method for enhanced message notification. Cingular Wireless II, Gardner Groff Santos & Greenwald PC, July 24, 2007: US07248857 (93 worldwide citation)

Enhanced message notification is provided by an enhanced notification function element and a subscriber preference profile database. The enhanced notification function element queries the subscriber preference profile database to obtain subscriber communication terminal capabilities information, whi ...