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John M Heinz, James L McNaughton: System and method for load balancing network resources using a connection admission control engine. CenturyLink Intellectual Property, Patton Boggs, August 13, 2013: US08509082 (127 worldwide citation)

A system and method for load balancing network resources. Network performance information regarding data flow through a network is gathered using performance information packet data packets. The data flow is distributed through access points of the network using connection control admission control ...


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John M Heinz, James L McNaughton: System and method for provisioning resources of a packet network based on collected network performance information. Embarq Holdings Company, Patton Boggs, July 17, 2012: US08223655 (123 worldwide citation)

A system and method for provisioning resources of a packet network, including monitoring at least one network performance information parameter associated with communications of data packets. The at least one network performance information parameter(s) may be compared with at least one respective t ...


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John M Heinz, James L McNaughton: System and method for load balancing network resources using a connection admission control engine. Embarq Holdings Company, Patton Boggs, March 27, 2012: US08144587 (70 worldwide citation)

A system and method for load balancing network resources. Network performance information regarding data flow through a network is gathered using performance information packet data packets. The data flow is distributed through access points of the network using connection control admission control ...


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James L McNaughton, John M Heinz, Michael K Bugenhagen, William L Wiley: System and method for remotely controlling network operators. CenturyLink Intellectual Property, Patton Boggs, November 6, 2012: US08307065 (53 worldwide citation)

A system and method for controlling communications networks. Network performance information is gathered from a first communications network using performance information packet data packets. A network operator of the first communications network is controlled from a secondary communications network ...


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James L McNaughton, John M Heinz, Michael K Bugenhagen: System and method for handling reservation requests with a connection admission control engine. CenturyLink Intellectual Property, Patton Boggs, September 10, 2013: US08531954 (44 worldwide citation)

A system and method for handling reservation requests. Network performance information of a communications network is gathered using performance information packet data packets. Available bandwidth is determined based on the PIP data packets of a data stream. The available bandwidth is allocated for ...


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John M Heinz: Methods, systems, and devices for transmitting messages to wireless devices. Ready Com, James L Ewing IV, Geoff L Sutcliffe, Kilpatrick Stockton, October 2, 2001: US06298231 (39 worldwide citation)

A communication network includes a messaging system connected to a mobile switching center in a cellular network. When calls to a wireless device go unanswered, the messaging system answers the calls and records a message for that device. The messaging system sets a message waiting indicator (MWI) f ...


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James L McNaughton, John M Heinz: System and method for controlling network bandwidth with a connection admission control engine. Embarq Holdings Company, Patton Boggs, March 27, 2012: US08144586 (11 worldwide citation)

A system and method for controlling network bandwidth. Network performance information that includes information regarding real-time data packets using performance information packet data packets is gathered. The network bandwidth is throttled for each of a number of customers in a communications ne ...


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Thomas Schwengler, John M Heinz, Michael L Elford: Wireless distribution using cabinets, pedestals, and hand holes. CenturyLink Intellectual Property, Swanson & Bratschun L L C, October 3, 2017: US09780433 (8 worldwide citation)

Novel tools and techniques are provided for implementing antenna structures to optimize transmission and reception of wireless signals from ground-based signal distribution devices, which include, but are not limited to, cabinets, pedestals, hand holes, and/or network access point platforms. Wireles ...


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Thomas Schwengler, John M Heinz, Michael L Elford: Wireless access point in pedestal or hand hole. CenturyLink Intellectual Property, Swanson & Bratschun L L C, October 10, 2017: US09786997 (7 worldwide citation)

Novel tools and techniques are provided for implementing antenna structures to optimize transmission and reception of wireless signals from ground-based signal distribution devices, which include, but are not limited to, pedestals, hand holes, and/or network access point platforms. Wireless applicat ...


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Michael K Bugenhagen, Stephen K Edwards, William L Wiley, James L McNaughton, John M Heinz, Steven E Kozisek: System and method for initiating diagnostics on a packet network node. CenturyLink Intellectual Property, Swanson & Bratschun L L C, October 25, 2016: US09479341 (2 worldwide citation)

A system and method for diagnosing a problem on a packet network. Network performance information associated with data packet communications over a packet network may be collected. A network performance information parameter may be monitored and a determination that the network performance informati ...