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Eric A Voit, Edward E Balkovich, William D Goodman, Jayant G Gadre, Patrick E White, David E Young: Network session management. Verizon Communications, Verizon Services, May 24, 2011: US07948968 (166 worldwide citation)

A communication system providing telephony communication across combined circuit switched and packet switched networks, such as a telephone network and the Internet, which are connectable to terminals, such as telephones and computers, for selective communication therebetween. The communication syst ...


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Robert T Baum, Eric A Voit: Methods and apparatus and data structures for providing access to an edge router of a network. Verizon Communications, Leonard C Suchyta Esq, Joel Wall Esq, Michael P Straub Esq, August 3, 2004: US06771673 (149 worldwide citation)

Aggregating physical connections from customers for presentation to an access router and de-aggregating traffic from a shared link(s) from the access router. Ports of an aggregation unit may be configured such that each has a unique identifier in the place of information (e.g., the layer


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Robert T Baum, Eric A Voit: Automated service provisioning in combination of vertical services and digital subscriber line domains. Verizon Communications, Leonard C Suchtya Esq, Joel Wall, Rader Fishman & Grauer PLLC, August 17, 2004: US06778525 (131 worldwide citation)

Offering vertical services to subscribers and service providers is an avenue to immediately improve the competitiveness of digital subscriber line access service, for example of the type offered by a local exchange carrier. To deliver high-quality vertical services, however, the underlying ADSL Data ...


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Eric A Voit, Robert T Baum: Traffic queueing for remote terminal DSLAMs. Verizon Communications, Leonard C Suchyta, Loren Swingle, July 23, 2002: US06424657 (124 worldwide citation)

Offering vertical services to subscribers and service providers is an avenue to immediately improve the competitiveness of digital subscriber line access service, for example of the type offered by a local exchange carrier. To deliver high-quality vertical services, however, the underlying ADSL Data ...


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Eric A Voit, Robert T Baum: Customer premises equipment for vertical services integration. Verizon Communications, Leonard C Suchyta Esq, Michael Stewart Esq, September 28, 2004: US06798751 (95 worldwide citation)

Offering vertical services to subscribers and service providers is an avenue to immediately improve the competitiveness of digital subscriber line access service, for example of the type offered by a local exchange carrier. To deliver high-quality vertical services, however, the underlying ADSL Data ...


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Eric A Voit, Robert T Baum: Automatic programming of customer premises equipment for vertical services integration. Verizon Communications, Leonard C Suchtya Esq, Joel Wall Esq, Rader Fishman & Grauer, December 7, 2004: US06829250 (56 worldwide citation)

A network architecture includes a switch that can examine and selectively forward packets or frames based on information encapsulated in layer-


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Robert T Baum, Eric A Voit: Support for quality of service and vertical services in digital subscriber line domain. Verizon Communications, Leonard C Suchtya Esq, Joel Wall, Rader Fishman & Grauer, June 7, 2005: US06904054 (54 worldwide citation)

Offering vertical services to subscribers and service providers is an avenue to immediately improve the competitiveness of digital subscriber line access service, for example of the type offered by a local exchange carrier. To deliver high-quality vertical services, however, the underlying ADSL Data ...


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Robert T Baum, Eric A Voit: Methods, apparatus and data structures for segmenting customers using at least a portion of a layer 2 address header or bits in the place of a layer 2 address header. Verizon Communications, Leonard C Suchtya Esq, Joel Wall Esq, Straub & Pokotylo, February 1, 2005: US06850495 (47 worldwide citation)

Limiting or controlling access to various services thereby performing a firewall function. An access router may permit or deny a packet based on at least a portion of a unique bit string (or context information) which replaced layer 2 header information (e.g., the layer 2 (e.g., MAC) address). Furth ...


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Robert T Baum, Eric A Voit: Methods, apparatus and data structures for preserving address and service level information in a virtual private network. Verizon Communications, Leonard C Suchtya Esq, Joseph R Palmieri Esq, January 31, 2006: US06993026 (47 worldwide citation)

Supporting virtual private networks by using a new layer 3 address to encapsulate a network-bound packet so that its context information, from which a layer 2 (e.g., MAC) address can be derived, is preserved. If this encapsulation was not done, the layer 2 address would change over each segment of t ...


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Raymond Ian Millet, R Andrew Poole, N Sharon Embrey, Robert D Farris, David Harold Cave, John M Carman, Faye M Smith, Lin H Kerns, Kyle Vincent Evans, Dale Lee Bartholomew: Multi-layer ring architecture for fiber-to-the-home telco carrier network. Verizon Communications, McDermott Will & Emery, November 1, 2005: US06961335 (38 worldwide citation)

A communications network, for example forming a local exchange carrier telephone network, utilizes three layers of fiber optic rings. The point of demarcation between customer premises media and network media comprises an intelligent soft network interface device or “soft NID”. First layer rings car ...