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Sheldon Meredith, John Pastore, Douglas T Sanders: Prioritizing network failure tickets using mobile location data. AT&T Mobility II, Amin Turocy & Watson, December 30, 2014: US08923134 (22 worldwide citation)

Providing for network repair prioritization as a function of impact on network services is described herein. By way of example, impact of a given service outage on surrounding network infrastructure and associated terminals can be analyzed and estimated. The impact can be characterized at least in p ...


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Brad W Blumberg, Eric M Blumberg: Mobile location aware search engine and method of providing content for same. Smarter Agent, Cooley, June 25, 2013: US08473199 (22 worldwide citation)

A method includes identifying a geographic position of a wireless device. Data input by a user while the user is located at the geographic position of the wireless device is received. The data is associated with a landmark at the geographic position. The data is provided to a database based on the g ...


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Deh Min Richard Wu: Methods and apparatus for handling information regarding an alarm for a communication network. Siemens Communications, August 15, 2006: US07091846 (22 worldwide citation)

A system, method, apparatus, means, and computer program code that may help reduce and possibly minimizes the burden on a network, components of the network, etc. when one or more alarms are created involving the network or one or more of its components. A state driven architecture guiding communica ...


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Rick L Allison, Peter Joseph Marsico: Methods and systems for providing mobile location management services in a network routing node. Tekelec, Jenkins Wilson Taylor & Hunt P A, May 22, 2007: US07222192 (20 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is a mobility management routing (MMR) node that performs location management signaling operations associated with mobile subscribers. The MMR node may also perform the signaling message routing functionality typically provided by a network routing node, such as a signaling system 7 (SS7) ...


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Alfred Gerhold Rockefeller, A Zeki Erdin: Surveillance device by use of digital cameras linked to a cellular or wireless telephone. March 30, 2010: US07688203 (20 worldwide citation)

This invention satisfies a need for surveillance of any fixed or mobile location from a 4G wireless terminal or cellular telephone equipped to view video. The surveillance device consists of digital video cameras, microphones and alarms interfacing a control unit which has the ability to time stamp ...


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Tariqul Islam: System and method for hybrid location in a UMTS network. Andrew, Duane Morris, August 14, 2012: US08244275 (20 worldwide citation)

A system and method for estimating a location of a wireless device receiving signals from plural nodes of a Universal Mobile Telecommunications System (“UMTS”) network. Observed time difference of arrival (“OTDOA”) measurements of signals received by the wireless device are collected and a message i ...


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Robert William Payne: Synthetic aperture radars including moving target indication. EMI, Fleit & Jacobson, August 17, 1976: US03975734 (19 worldwide citation)

There is disclosed a synthetic aperture radar arranged to survey a region from a mobile location. Radar pulses are transmitted in sets, the pulses from each set being transmitted from congruent positions. The returned echoes of the pulses of each set are then compared to substantially remove signals ...


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Masami Yabusaki, Yasuo Maruyama, Shoichi Hirata, Hiroshi Nakamura, Yasuyuki Uchiyama, Hiroshi Tsukahara, Eriko Takemoto: Mobile communication method for controlling origination or termination of a call in a desired network. NTT Mobile Communications Network, Pollock Vande Sande & Priddy, July 15, 1997: US05649301 (18 worldwide citation)

In a mobile communication network, a mobile unit location register ML and a subscriber location register SL are provided. In the mobile unit location register the mobile location of a mobile unit MT is registered, whereas in the subscriber location register a mobile unit MT selected by each subscrib ...


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Vannucci Giovanni: Mobile location estimation in a wireless system using system-wide blank-and-burst. Lucent Technologies, January 27, 1999: EP0893930-A2 (18 worldwide citation)

In methods and apparatus for estimating mobile location in a wireless communication system including a plurality of base stations the base stations periodically transmit location signals to mobile stations during a system-wide blank-and-burst interval during which normal wireless communications are ...


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Bagher R Zadeh, Dan Lindqvist: System and method for determining absolute time based upon air interface timing in time of arrival based positioning. Ericsson, Jenkens & Gilchrist P C, May 7, 2002: US06385452 (17 worldwide citation)

A telecommunications system and method is disclosed for reducing the signaling load on the network by instructing a Location Measurement Unit (LMU) to measure the relation between the absolute time and air interface timing, e.g., TDMA frame number, only when a positioning request has been received. ...