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William L Wiley, Michael K Bugenhagen, Robert J Morrill: System and method for call routing based on transmission performance of a packet network. Embarq Holdings Company, SNR Denton US, August 16, 2011: US08000318 (217 worldwide citation)

A system and method that establishes a phone call over a packet network. The process may include receiving a call request from an originating call device on a packet network to call a terminating call device. A first transmission path may be determined between the originating and terminating call de ...


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Robert J Morrill, William L Wiley, Michael K Bugenhagen: System and method for routing data on a packet network. CenturyLink Intellectual Property, Patton Boggs, February 12, 2013: US08374090 (197 worldwide citation)

A system and method routing content over a packet network. A call request is received at a call control manager to communicate data packets including real-time over a packet network. A determination is made of at least one network node through which a call path for a call is to be routed, the networ ...


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Amar N Ray, Michael K Bugenhagen, Robert J Morrill, Cadathur V Chakravarthy: System and method for adjusting the window size of a TCP packet through remote network elements. Embarq Holdings Company, Patton Boggs, January 17, 2012: US08098579 (196 worldwide citation)

A system for adjusting the window size of a TCP packet on a packet network including a receiving transport layer device configured to determine network performance information of the packet network; concatenate the network performance information into the data packets; adjust the window size of the ...


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Stephen K Edwards, Robert J Morrill, Michael K Bugenhagen: System and method for enabling reciprocal billing for different types of communications over a packet network. Embarq Holdings Company, Patton Boggs, March 6, 2012: US08130793 (192 worldwide citation)

A system and method for determining inter-carrier network usage may be used. The method may include determining network usage of a first packet network managed by a first communications carrier by subscribers of a second communications carrier that manages a second packet network. The network usage ...


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Stephen K Edwards, Robert J Morrill, Michael K Bugenhagen: System and method for managing subscriber usage of a communications network. Embarq Holdings Company, Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal, July 27, 2010: US07765294 (180 worldwide citation)

A system and method for managing subscriber usage of a packet network. The system may include at least one database configured to store network performance information of data packets including real-time content and non-real-time content communicated over a packet network. The database may further b ...


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Robert J Morrill, William L Wiley, Michael K Bugenhagen: System and method for routing data on a packet network. Embarq Holdings Company, SNR Denton US, November 30, 2010: US07843831 (141 worldwide citation)

A system and method for routing non-real-time content over a packet network. A call request to communicate data packets including non-real-time content over a packet network may be received. A determination of at least one network node over which a call path for a call to be established for the call ...


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Steven E Kozisek, Carl M Coppage, Robert J Morrill: System and method for selecting an access point. Embarq Holdings Company, SNR Denton US, May 10, 2011: US07940735 (107 worldwide citation)

A system for selecting an access point for a wireless device on a wireless network including a first wireless router in communication with the wireless device for transmitting and receiving RF signals between said first wireless router and the wireless device; a second wireless router in communicati ...


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Amar N Ray, Michael K Bugenhagen, Robert J Morrill, Cadathur V Chakravarthy: System and method for adjusting the window size of a TCP packet through network elements. Embarq Holdings Company, Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal, March 23, 2010: US07684332 (105 worldwide citation)

A system for adjusting the window size of a TCP packet on a packet network including a sending network element in communication with a receiving network element for transmitting and receiving data packets between the sending network element and the receiving network element on the packet network, wh ...


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Michael K Bugenhagen, Robert J Morrill, William L Wiley: System and method for resetting counters counting network performance information at network communications devices on a packet network. Embarq Holdings Company, SNR Denton US, May 24, 2011: US07948909 (87 worldwide citation)

A system and method for collecting network performance information from network communications devices may include requesting, from a network communications device operating on a packet network, a counter value generated from counting a network performance information parameter. The request may caus ...


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Stephen K Edwards, Robert J Morrill, Michael K Bugenhagen: System and method for collecting and managing network performance information. EMBARQ Holdings Company, SNR Denton US, October 18, 2011: US08040811 (78 worldwide citation)

A system and method for collecting network performance information from a packet network. The method may include requesting network performance information from network communications devices on a packet network, collecting the network performance information from the network communications devices, ...