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Terry T Yu, Robert W Hammond, Von K McConnell, Baoquan Zhang: Method and system for wireless instant messaging. Sprint Spectrum, June 6, 2006: US07058036 (331 worldwide citation)

A wireless instant messaging system is disclosed. A mobile station (MS), such as a cellular telephone for instance, may be registered with an instant messaging (IM) server as being available to receive instant messages via an IM proxy. A user at an IM client terminal may then send an instant message ...


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Thomas M Sladek, Baoquan Zhang, Von K McConnell: System for controlled provisioning of telecommunications services. Sprint Spectrum, Harley R Ball, Steven J Funk, Kevin D Robb, September 16, 2003: US06622016 (273 worldwide citation)

A method and system for controlled provisioning of a desired set of service logic for a subscriber of group of subscribers. In response to a designated stimulus, such as a time-event, a location-event or a threshold-event, a network entity modifies the subscriber profile maintained by a serving syst ...


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Kevin Packingham, Elizabeth Roche: Method and system for enhanced response to voice commands in a voice command platform. Sprint Spectrum, January 10, 2006: US06985865 (218 worldwide citation)

A method and system for responding to voice commands in a voice-command platform. The platform receives a voice command during a voice command session with a user, and the platform responsively carries out a set of system-level logic. For example, the platform may determine that the voice command is ...


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Thomas M Sladek, Von K McConnell: Automatic in-line messaging system. Sprint Spectrum, April 6, 2004: US06718178 (176 worldwide citation)

An automatic messaging system for a telecommunications network is disclosed. A call processing entity such as a switch or central control point recognizes a call-processing event and responsively generates and sends an informational message to a specified destination. The informational message may b ...


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Terry Rayburn, Michael P McMullen: Method and system for subnet-based transmission of mobile station location. Sprint Spectrum, August 16, 2011: US08000724 (170 worldwide citation)

A method and system for reporting mobile subscriber location is disclosed. Upon receipt of a request to report the location of a given mobile subscriber, a server may identify the subscriber's “buddies” and then determine, for each buddy, whether the buddy is located in the same zone as the given su ...


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Jason Ford: Location-based authorization of gaming action in wireless communication gaming devices. Sprint Spectrum, October 14, 2008: US07435179 (168 worldwide citation)

A gaming server periodically receives location information from a plurality of distributed gaming devices. Such devices can take the form of cellular telephones or other wireless communications devices equipped with a GPS transceiver. When the gaming server determines that a gaming device is within ...


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Balaji S Thenthiruperai, Jesse M Kates: Predictive payment suggestion in a telecommunication system. Sprint Spectrum, August 30, 2011: US08010080 (162 worldwide citation)

A method and system for managing subscriber payments is disclosed. When a subscriber account reaches a threshold state, the subscriber may be directed to a payment platform that requests the subscriber to make a payment in order to continue using telecom service. As described, a billing system deter ...


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Sunil Prasad, Janet Ruth Dianda: Signal conditioner and method for communicating over a shared transport medium a combined digital signal for wireless service. Sprint Spectrum, December 15, 2009: US07634250 (156 worldwide citation)

A signal conditioner (SC) and method for performing communications via a shared transport medium between a base transceiver station (BTS) and a remote antenna entity (RAE). A first SC is connected to the BTS and a second SC is connected to the RAE. Each SC interfaces to the transport medium. The fir ...


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Robert C Lamb, Daniel Durig: Method and system for using basic service set identifiers (BSSIDs) for emergency services routing. Sprint Spectrum, July 17, 2007: US07245900 (155 worldwide citation)

A plurality of public safety answering points (PSAPs) are accessible via a voice-over-packet (VoP) network. Each wireless access point of the VoP network is identified by a basic service set identifier (BSSID). A mobile node associates with a wireless access point and stores the wireless access poin ...


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Michael T Lundy, Robert R Moritz: Location-code system for location-based services. Sprint Spectrum, June 28, 2005: US06912545 (154 worldwide citation)

A location-code system provides user-specific location codes corresponding to locations. A user can provision the codes. When the user accesses a location-based service, the user can then provide the service with a location code. The service, perhaps with the assistance of a location-code provider, ...