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Timothy Darland, Robert F Galgano Jr, Glenn E Highland, Patrick Lutwitze, Sarah A Miller, Tivis C Mobberley, Samuel Mullins, Christopher P Tofanelli: Intelligent services network adjunct processor. MCI Worldcom, July 11, 2000: US06088443 (15 worldwide citation)

A system for routing telephone calls to operator consoles based on the type of call so that an appropriate operator can handle the call. The system comprises an Automated Call Distributor (ACD), adjunct processor nodes, and a call routing distribution system. The ACD receives calls, offers the calls ...


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David Jordan: Validation query based on a supervisory signal. MCI Worldcom, April 13, 1999: US05894511 (13 worldwide citation)

A telephone system and method is provided for delaying authorization validation queries until a dialed phone is answered. This way, authorization validation queries are avoided in cases where a requested phone line is busy or not answered. In a collect call scheme the system may even delay queries u ...


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David Way, Tiejun Xia: Method and apparatus for measuring PMD of a dispersion compensation grating. MCI WorldCom, May 8, 2001: US06229606 (12 worldwide citation)

A method, a system and a computer program product configured to determine a differential group delay of two sequential optical beams based on a frequency dependence of a length of an optical path traveled by the two sequential optical beams in a dispersion compensation grating. The determined differ ...


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William J Johnson: System and method for transmitting data and commands using a telephone. MCI Worldcom, February 16, 1999: US05872837 (11 worldwide citation)

A system and method for receiving data and commands from a telephone are described. The system receives a signal (such as a DTMF signal) from a telephone. The system identifies a symbol (i.e., a key) associated with the signal, and determines a duration of the signal. Then, the system stores the sym ...


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Duraisamy Gunasekar: Third party call control. MCI WorldCom, November 6, 2001: US06314176 (11 worldwide citation)

An approach for processing a call from a calling party to a called party in which the called party requires operator assistance is disclosed. A bridging switch receives a call offer from the calling party and forwards the call offer to an automatic call distributor (ACD). The ACD selectively distrib ...


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Anna L Harrison, Erin C Jackman, Dean Marchand: Telephone fraud detection and prevention. MCI WorldCom, July 9, 2002: US06418212 (10 worldwide citation)

A system and method for detecting and preventing a fraudulent telephone call in telecommunication system is provided. First, a terminating number of a first call and a originating number of a second call are received from a telecommunication network. The terminating number of the first call is compa ...


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Jasvantrai C Shah, John David Allen, Sridhar Alagar, Bryan McGlade, Hal Badt: Method of exercising a distributed restoration process in an operational telecommunications network. MCI WorldCom, June 11, 2002: US06404733 (7 worldwide citation)

In a telecommunications network provisioned with a distributed restoration scheme, to determine the reactions and responses of the network while the network is “live” or operational, an exercise information message is provided to the network for presenting a simulated failure or failures thereto. Th ...


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Jeffrey W Campbell, Judy A Moldenhauer, Allen Holmes, Phillip D Crable: Enhanced voice services load balancing. MCI WORLDCOM, February 9, 1999: US05870455 (6 worldwide citation)

Enhanced voice services (EVS) interactively communicate with a caller so as to provide audio prompting and selection of the final termination of a call. The present improvement includes load balancing, wherein degraded service of audio response units (ARUs) is detected. With load balancing, individu ...


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Javid Jabbarnezhad: Method and system for combing modular availability projections in a telecommunication system. MCI Worldcom, May 4, 1999: US05901208 (6 worldwide citation)

A system and method for characterizing actual availability of a long-haul path in a telecommunications network. The present invention subdivides the long-haul path into distinct modular components and determines availability for each modular component of the long-haul path. A composite end-to-end av ...


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Frederick A Sherman, Ranga R Dendi, Timothy A Morgan, Robert Gary Leonard, Duke Bond: Resource manager for a virtual bearer channel platform. MCI WorldCom Technology Department, Paul A Roberts, August 22, 2000: US06108337 (6 worldwide citation)

A resource manager for managing the resources of a virtual bearer channel platform. The platform includes a plurality of transaction processing units (TPUs). Each TPU processes service requests transmitted by a caller or transmits service requests to a destination called party. The platform has a di ...