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Rolfe E Buhrke, Robert B Dianda, Vikram Punj, Ronald A Spanke, Nancy S Stevens: Bandwidth and congestion management in accessing broadband ISDN networks. AT&T Bell Laboratories, Werner Ulrich, January 18, 1994: US05280470 (206 worldwide citation)

This invention relates to a method and apparatus for controlling overload in a data network. The exemplary embodiment is a Broadband Integrated Services Digital Network (B-ISDN) in which data is transmitted within data cells included in a larger data frame using the Asynchronous Transfer Mode (ATM) ...


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Rolfe E Buhrke, Robert B Dianda, Leo R Katzenstein, Michael B McClurkan, John S Tsai: Call service initialization arrangement. AT&T Bell Laboratories, R T Watland, April 30, 1991: US05012466 (55 worldwide citation)

An initialization arrangement is disclosed that allows call services defined in service profiles stored in a switching system to be enabled for individual terminals in a multipoint configuration without requiring assignment of terminal endpoint identifiers or virtual channel identifiers at subscript ...


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Robert B Dianda, Roger E Libman, Suzanne Vondruska, Hsien Chuen Yu: Telecommunications signaling arrangements for terminals without signaling capability. Lucent Technologies, May 20, 1997: US05631903 (30 worldwide citation)

An arrangement for generating and receiving standard telecommunications network signals on behalf of a terminal not equipped to generate or receive such signals. A controller shared by a plurality of such terminals receives signals from these terminals over a permanent virtual circuit (PVC) and uses ...


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Robert B Dianda: Interworking unit (IWU) for interfacing a plurality of client devices to a multiprotocol label switching (MPLS). Sprint Communications Company, July 1, 2008: US07394820 (8 worldwide citation)

An InterWorking Unit (IWU) for interfacing a plurality of client devices to a MultiProtocol Label Switching (MPLS) network is provided. The IWU includes a plurality of IWU edge nodes and an IWU switch node communicating with the plurality of IWU edge nodes. The IWU switch node is configured to recei ...


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Robert B Dianda: Method for migrating from an old communication switch to a new communication switch. Sprint Communications Company, October 1, 2013: US08548151 (6 worldwide citation)

A method for migrating from an old communication switch to a new communication switch is provided according to the invention. The old communication switch interfaces between a packet telephony network and a circuit switched telephony network. The method includes configuring the old communication swi ...


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Gabriela M Abramovici, Rolfe E Buhrke, Bopsi Chandramouli, Robert B Dianda, Leo R Katzenstein, Thomas M O Connor, Timothy G Rinker, Susan J Tripp: Communication channel reservation. AT&T Bell Laboratories, Ross T Watland, September 18, 1990: US04958343 (6 worldwide citation)

A call processing method and apparatus for maximizing the number of calls that are offered to terminals sharing a digital subscriber line while insuring that for every call offered, a channel of the digital subscriber line remains allocatable to at least one terminal addressed by the call for use in ...


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Michael K Bugenhagen, Jack E Brown, Robert B Dianda: Congestion handling in a packet communication system. Sprint Communications Company, April 21, 2009: US07522607 (4 worldwide citation)

A packet communication system is disclosed that includes an end communication device, a call processing system, and a packet network. To setup up a call from an end user, the end communication device transmits a call request message to the call processing system. The call request message has a heade ...


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Robert B Dianda: Method for testing a local number portability (LNP) ported telephone number. Sprint Communications Company, February 1, 2011: US07881452 (4 worldwide citation)

A method for testing a Local Number Portability (LNP) ported telephone number is provided according to the invention. The method includes in a first switch generating a LNP test telephone call to a second switch. The LNP test telephone call is targeted to the LNP-ported telephone number associated w ...


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Robert B Dianda: Method for testing an assigned location routing number (LRN). Sprint Communications Company, January 5, 2010: US07643616 (4 worldwide citation)

A method for testing an assigned Location Routing Number (LRN) that is assigned to a first switch is provided according to the invention. The method includes in the first switch generating a LRN test telephone call to a second switch. The LRN test telephone call is targeted to the LRN assigned to th ...


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Robert B Dianda: Tandem switch migration method. Sprint Communications Company, July 6, 2010: US07751549 (4 worldwide citation)

A tandem switch migration method is provided according to the invention. The tandem switch migration method migrates at least some end users from an old tandem switch of a Public Switched Telephone Network (PSTN) to a new tandem switch using a Local Number Portability (LNP) capability. The method in ...