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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 (175 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 (136 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 (124 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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Balasubramaniam K Thandu, Prabha Aithal: Intelligent utilization of resources in mobile devices. Cingular Wireless II L L C, Carr & Ferrell, April 11, 2006: US07026984 (120 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 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 (114 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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Michael Edward Prise: Location information erase on SIM cards. Cingular Wireless II, Klarquist Sparkman, August 8, 2006: US07089036 (114 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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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 (111 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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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 (107 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 (92 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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Anuraag Agrawal: Methods and systems for providing application level presence information in wireless communication. Cingular Wireless II, Michael J Donohue, Davis Wright Tremaine, October 16, 2007: US07283805 (89 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus for determining and maintaining user presence information include capturing user presence data with an application presence server. The application presence server can be configured to update user presence data as a user initiates or exits an application. Applications associate ...



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