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David Edward Rondeau: System and method for providing an on-line directory service. Sprint Communication Co, Harley R Ball, Jed W Caven, December 15, 1998: US05850433 (454 worldwide citation)

An on-line directory service includes a server associated with a database containing a plurality of directory listings including advertising information. A customer subscribing to the on-line directory service may selectively view directory listings from the database by initiating a search research ...


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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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Minh Duy Khuc, Carl Milton Coppage: Prepaid calling card external/adjunct database processor. Sprint Communications Co, Harley R Ball, Jed W Caven, October 27, 1998: US05828740 (251 worldwide citation)

In a telecommunications network, a network host call server determines whether a call placed using a prepaid calling card was issued by a vendor other than the telecommunications carrier and if so, queries a database associated with the issuing vendor for information representing the telecommunicati ...


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Von K McConnell, Thomas M Sladek, Baoquan Zhang, Kenneth C Jackson: Method and system for monitoring telecommunications traffic. Sprint Communications Company, Harley R Ball, Steven J Funk, Kevin D Robb, April 16, 2002: US06373930 (183 worldwide citation)

A method and system for monitoring telecommunications traffic is disclosed. When a switch receives a call request, the switch sends a query message to a service controller. The service controller identifies the call request as a request to place a special service call and therefore returns to the sw ...


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Martin Joseph Kaplan, Frank Anthony DeNap, John Arndt Strand III, William Lee Edwards, Bryan Lee Gorman, Murat Bog, Michael Thomas Swink, Harold Wayne Johnson: Telecommunications system. Sprint Communications Company, Harley R Ball, October 31, 2000: US06141339 (182 worldwide citation)

The invention is a communications system that provides communications services to an end-user. The system includes a residential hub that is connected to the communications system over a DSL connection. The residential hub converts voice traffic to ATM for transmission over the DSL connection. The c ...


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Benjamin Mark Vos, Robert Eugene Dahman, James Frank Ramacher, James David Setter, Minh Duy Khuc: System and method for conducting poll at a processor associated with the originating switch. Sprint Communications Company, Harley R Ball, Michael J Setter, Jed W Caven, October 7, 1997: US05675635 (164 worldwide citation)

A system and method for conducting a dial-in telephone poll prompts callers at remote terminals to participate in the poll by selectively dialing a telephone number corresponding to a specific response to the poll. Each call from a poll participant is received at a switch that is the originating swi ...


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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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Susan P Bregman, Sandra S Greenstein, Tina E Mayland, John M McCloskey, Stephen R Ratzel: Video conference system including a non-reserved video conference capability. Sprint Communications Company, Harley R Ball, Michael J Setter, June 25, 1996: US05530472 (147 worldwide citation)

A system for controlling a video-conference network by the end user at a video conference site which is comprised of a public telecommunications network connected to video-conference controllers at the video conference sites. The video-conference controllers allow the end user to issue single comman ...


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Dorene G Weiland, Von K McConnell: System for managing telecommunications services through use of customized profile management codes. Sprint Spectrum, Harley R Ball, Steven J Funk, Kevin D Robb, February 18, 2003: US06522876 (135 worldwide citation)

A service management system based on customized profile management codes. In an advanced intelligent network, a central control point includes a set of logic that defines profile management codes customized for individual subscribers or groups of subscribers. When the central control point receives ...


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Joseph Michael Christie deceased, by Joseph S Christie executor, by Jean M Christie executor, Michael Joseph Gardner, William Lyle Wiley, Albert Daniel Duree, Tracy Lee Nelson: System and method for interfacing a local communication device. Sprint Communications Co, Harley R Ball, December 14, 1999: US06002689 (112 worldwide citation)

A system to interworking a call between a plurality of networks having different formats. The system has a GR-303 system, an integrated services digital network system, a service platform, and an asynchronous transfer mode system. The system has a signaling processor that is adapted to receive the c ...