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Joseph Michael Christie: Broadband telecommunications system. Sprint Communications Co, Harley R Ball, Bruce C McClelland, November 23, 1999: US05991301 (155 worldwide citation)

The invention is a system for providing virtual connections through an ATM interworking multiplexer on a call-by-call basis. A signaling processor receives signaling for a call and selects the virtual connection for the call. The signaling processor generates new signaling that identifies the select ...


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Joseph Michael Christie deceased, Joseph S Christie legal representative, Jean M Christie legal representative, Tracy Lee Nelson: Systems and methods for providing enhanced services for telecommunication call. Sprint Communications Co, Harley R Ball, Bruce C McClelland, July 6, 1999: US05920562 (106 worldwide citation)

A system and method provide enhanced services for a call that is transported from a communication device through an asynchronous transfer mode system. The call has user communications in asynchronous transfer mode cells and call signaling. A signaling processor receives the call signaling and proces ...


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Joseph Michael Christie deceased, by Joseph S Christie legal representative, by Jean M Christie legal represenative, Albert Daniel DuRee, Michael Joseph Gardner, Tracy Nelson, William Lyle Wiley: ATM gateway system. Sprint Communications Co, Harley R Ball, Bruce C McClelland, February 15, 2000: US06026091 (96 worldwide citation)

The invention is a system for modifying the VPI/VCIs in ATM cells transferred between two ATM systems on a call-by-call basis. A signaling processor receives signaling for the call and selects a new VPI/VCI for the call. The signaling processor generates a control message that identifies the old and ...


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Paul Antony Golden, Peter James Kosich, Stacy Lynn Rector: Method and apparatus for aggregating customer information for a telecommunications system. Sprint Communications Company, Harley R Ball, Bruce C McClelland, April 18, 2000: US06052447 (78 worldwide citation)

This invention relates to a method and apparatus for aggregating customer information for a telecommunications system. Call information is received from the network and integrated with customer information which is stored in network databases. The customer information includes indicators which signi ...


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Steven Eugene Norby, Daniel Charles Sbisa: Enhanced service control architecture of a telecommunications switching network. Sprint Communications Co, Harley R Ball, Bruce C McClelland, August 3, 1999: US05933486 (39 worldwide citation)

A telecommunications network architecture uses a service host to control the application of enhanced services. In preferred forms, the service host determines the disposition of the call and provides corresponding instructions to the origination switch by way of a service control point (SCP) in resp ...


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William Brian Sink, Constance Ann DeWitt, Karen Harden Miller: Called party control of incoming calls. Sprint Communications Co, Harley R Ball, Bruce C McClelland, September 7, 1999: US05949869 (38 worldwide citation)

A call referral system (10) for use in a telecommunications network (12) that permits a called party (16) to control the number and treatment of incoming calls. The call referral system includes a switch (34) for receiving calls from calling parties(14) and for connecting the calls to the called par ...


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Hooshmand Asfar, Shailesh Potnis: Administrative monitoring system for calling card fraud prevention. Sprint Communications Co, Harley R Ball, Bruce C McClelland, October 19, 1999: US05970129 (12 worldwide citation)

An improved method and apparatus for administrative monitoring of a calling card fraud prevention system is disclosed. An administrative monitor continuously oversees the functions performed by components of the fraud prevention system and thereby detects abnormalities in system performance. The adm ...


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Joseph Griffin Laura: Method and apparatus for creating condition sets and extraction programs to identify and retrieve data from files in a network. Sprint Communications Co, Harley R Ball, Bruce C McClelland, September 14, 1999: US05951640 (6 worldwide citation)

A data identification and retrieval method and apparatus is disclosed. The method is implemented with the aid of a computer program or programs that operate a computer network (10) for permitting a user to easily identify and retrieve data from files stored on any computer (14, 16, 18, 20) in the ne ...