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Randolph L Durrant, Logan Scott, John K Reece: RF signal repeater in mobile communications systems. Intel Corporation, Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman, January 4, 2005: US06839539 (78 worldwide citation)

A RF signal repeater system is added to a wireless communications network which increases user data rates at the periphery of the cellular coverage area by boosting the downlink (base station to mobile user) signal and uplink (mobile user to base station) signal. The RF signal repeater system includ ...


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Donald E Gillespie: System and method for an integrated wireline/wireless service using private branch exchange lines. US West, Brooks & Kushman, January 11, 2000: US06014377 (72 worldwide citation)

A method and system for routing a call incoming to a Private Branch Exchange (PBX) network telephone number from outside of the PBX network based on a PBX subscriber's location includes routing the call to a wireline switch which detects predetermined PBX triggers. Also included is generating a quer ...


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Bagher R Zadeh, Shahrokh Amirijoo: GPS assistance data for positioning of mobiles with built-in GPS. Ericsson, Arthur I Navarro, July 24, 2001: US06266533 (66 worldwide citation)

A wireless communication network and methodology providing GPS assistance data for positioning of mobiles with built-in GPS receivers (GPS-MS). The system and methodology includes obtaining a site location of the BTS currently serving a GPS-MS to be located, as well as obtaining the air interface ti ...


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Byron H Chen, Maria E Palamara, Charles Varvaro: Local positioning system. Lucent Technologies, June 8, 2004: US06748224 (65 worldwide citation)

A local positioning system (LPS) uses the radio propagation parameters in a CDMA forward link or TDMA reverse link to establish a mobile station's position. The mobile station receives pilot channel signals from at least three distinct base stations and records the PN chip offset of the pilot c ...


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Theodore Havinis, Dimitris Papadimitriou: System and method for providing efficient signaling for a positioning request and an indication of when a mobile station becomes available for location services. Ericsson, Jenkens & Gilchrist P C, January 30, 2001: US06181934 (61 worldwide citation)

A telecommunications system and method is disclosed for reducing the unnecessary signaling for positioning requests involving a Mobile Station (MS) when that MS does not respond to paging requests or is purged from the network, e.g., not registered with a Mobile Switching Center/Visitor Location Reg ...


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Rajamani Ganesh: Method and system for mobile location detection using handoff information. Verizon Corporate Services Group, BBN Technologies, April 29, 2008: US07366492 (60 worldwide citation)

Methods and systems for mobile station location detection. A mobile station measures signal strength of each of a set of signals associated with the mobile station, then determines whether a number of signals in the set is less than a predetermined threshold. Based on the determination, the mobile s ...


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Giovanni Vannucci: Mobile location estimation in a wireless system using designated time intervals of suspended communication. Lucent Technologies, February 1, 2000: US06021330 (57 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus for estimating mobile location in a wireless communication system including a plurality of base stations. In a base-to-mobile embodiment, the system base stations periodically transmit location signals to mobile stations during a system-wide blank-and-burst interval during whic ...


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Bikash Saha, Christopher Kingdon, Bagher Zadeh, Tahir Hussain: System and method for time of arrival positioning measurements based upon network characteristics. Ericsson, Jenkens & Gilchrist P C, March 6, 2001: US06198935 (56 worldwide citation)

An improved system and method for determining a position of a mobile station in a mobile telecommunications network is disclosed. The system includes a database having geographical information pertaining to the service area of the telecommunications network, including whether service areas therein a ...


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Alan Denis MacDonald, Marc W Sather, John Lawrence Snapp: Methods and apparatus for mobile station location estimation. AT&T Mobility II, Michael J Donohue, Davis Wright Tremaine, April 14, 2009: US07519372 (49 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus for estimating mobile station location include receiving reported signal strengths or other attachment indicator values from a mobile station. The reported signal strengths are compared with characteristic received signal strength values in a coverage area of a mobile network. ...


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Michael L Obradovich: GPS publication application server. American Calcar, Christie Parker & Hale, March 11, 2008: US07343165 (48 worldwide citation)

A GPS publication application server. A mobile location knowledgeable device is in communication with a server. The server provides indications of the device's location to a home page associated with the device. The home page includes information about a user of the device and methods of contacting ...



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