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Assigning wireless coverage area identifiers based on tracking area groups
Data identifying a plurality of wireless coverage areas in a region may be obtained. The data may identify geographic locations of the wireless coverage areas....
Non-access stratum architecture and protocol enhancements for long term
evolution mobile units
A method and apparatus performs processing of the non-access stratus (NAS) layer (layer 3) in long term evolution (LTE) wireless transmit/receive units (WTRUs),...
Apparatus and method for communication security in a nationwide wireless
network using wireless routers
Systems and methods for security in a nationwide wireless network with geographically dispersed wireless routers are described. The wireless routers have an...
IP mobility security control
A method, apparatus, and computer program product are provided for adapting security level between a mobile node and a mobility anchor. In the context of a...
Communication action bar in a multimodal communication device
A method and apparatus for multimodal communication device capable of automatically determining an optimal communication mode. A user input selecting one of a...
Sensor-assisted biometric authentication for smartphones
During a technique for authenticating a user using a portable electronic device (such as a smartphone) while preventing successful 2D media attacks and...
Systems, methods, and computer program products for processing a request
relating to a mobile communication device
Systems, methods, and computer program products are provided for processing a request relating to a mobile device. A request, including a mobile device...
Authentication system, electronic device, and authentication method
An authentication system includes one or more portable terminals and an electronic device. The electronic device includes a storage section, a terminal location...
Proximity and behavior-based enterprise security using a mobile device
A system and method for facilitating configuring software security functionality. An example method includes employing a first computing device to collect...
Optimizing handling of found items through a mobile lost and found
Methods and apparatus, including computer program products, are provided a mobile lost and found application. The method may include tracking, by the user...
System and method for APN correction in GTP messages associated with GPRS
data services offered by mobile...
In a method and system for APN (Access Point Name) correction in a GPRS data roaming scenario where a sponsor operator network is used and a method and system...
Wireless internet activation system and method
A wireless modem device is configured for connection over a cellular carrier network to a second network. The device is initially in a non-activated mode in...
Service control method, terminal, and network device
A service control method, a terminal, and a network device. The method includes measuring, by a terminal, a service status of interaction between the terminal...
Wireless communication apparatus and user equipment
A wireless communication apparatus is connected to a wireless network, and is capable of functioning as a wireless network base station or as a wireless network...
Selectively disallowing use of media over data calling in a segment based
on segment characteristics
Systems and methods for selectively disallowing use of Media over Data in a network segment within a cellular network or a mobile communication network, at call...
Method for transferring securely the subscription information and user
data from a first terminal to a second...
The present invention concerns a method for transferring securely the subscription information and user data from a first terminal to a second terminal, the...
Controlling wireless communications on behalf of public service agencies
A device (34) facilitates communications on behalf of users from various public service agencies (22-32). An example device (34) is implemented at a core layer...
Method and system for obtaining user equipment ability by user equipment,
home subscriber data server and core...
The present invention discloses user equipment, a home subscriber data server (HSS) and a method and system for obtaining user equipment ability by a core...
Jurisdiction-based adaptive communication systems and methods
Embodiments of systems and methods for jurisdiction-based adaptive communication are disclosed herein. In some embodiments, a wireless device may be configured...
Method of managing resources in a secondary station
A method for communicating in a mobile communications network including a primary station communicating with at least one secondary station comprising...
Distributed network layer mobility for unified access networks
The present disclosure discloses a method and network device providing distributed network layer mobility for unified access networks. The method eliminates the...
Interleaving multiple bluetooth low energy advertisements
The present disclosure relates to broadcasting multiple packets at periodic intervals for receipt by other devices. A common device can transmit multiple beacon...
Method and apparatus for communicating between mobile devices
A method and apparatus is disclosed herein for communicating between mobile devices. In one embodiment, the method comprises launching an application on a first...
Device discovery method and apparatus of Wi-Fi P2P device
A device discovery method and apparatus of a Wi-Fi Peer-to-Peer (P2P) device for improving connection compatibility with legacy devices are provided. The method...
Accounting method and device
An accounting method and device are disclosed in the disclosure. The method includes that: a BNG transmits a second Accounting-Request message to an AAA server...
Systems and methods for improving telecommunications device experiences
Systems and methods for providing a better user experience and provider profitability. An exemplary system includes a telecommunications device subject to a...
Method to provide ad hoc and password protected digital and voice networks
A method and system includes the ability for individuals to set up an ad hoc digital and voice network easily and rapidly to allow users to coordinate their...
Method for obtaining location information for emergency services in
wireless multimedia networks
A method and apparatus for obtaining end-user location information for emergency services within a multimedia network is presented. The multimedia network may...
Mobile station apparatus, base station apparatus, and mobile communication
A mobile station (MS) includes a first circuitry configured to: select a cell by a cell selection procedure started by the MS, in a case where a radio link...
Techniques for power conservation in emergency broadcast message reception
Techniques are described for power conservation in emergency broadcast message reception in a wireless communications system. In accordance with a method for...
Context-aware social media disaster response and emergency management
Social media websites contain posts which may benefit persons affected by an emergency situation or natural disaster. Discovering trustworthy posters of useful...
Reducing bandwidth usage of a mobile client
Systems and methods of reducing bandwidth usage of a mobile client are disclosed. An example method may include caching a first version of network content in a...
Method and system facilitating paging a user equipment
The technical solution under various embodiments of the present invention determines paging time by determining the position of a radio frame that includes a...
Notifications for connected wearable devices
A user device includes a controlling application for a child's wearable device. A network device receives configuration settings for an event widget that...
Read acknowledgement interoperability for text messaging and IP messaging
Use of information-elements (IE) to enable global system for mobile communications (GSM) devices to support read acknowledgements for text messaging, e.g.,...
911 data messaging
A short messaging system (SMS) emergency services 911 system (SMS E911). Excess non-voice capacity is used to establish a Short Message Service (SMS) capability...
Aircraft communication control apparatus, aircraft, computer-readable
recording medium in which aircraft...
When information sharing is performed among multiple aircrafts, the number of times of communication for the information sharing is reduced. An onboard terminal...
Video multicast optimization
A network device includes a communication interface and a processor. The communication interface may receive a multicast stream that includes a frame. The...
Detecting the presence of a handheld communication device in a vehicle
A system and method for determining whether a handheld communication device (HCD) is located inside a vehicle includes: receiving at a central facility a...
Location-based operational control of a transmitter
A method includes receiving location information from a Global Positioning System receiver, retrieving geo-fence data from a geo-fence database corresponding to...
Premise occupancy detection based on smartphone presence
A method and an apparatus are disclosed for dynamically detecting and updating occupancy of a predefined space based on the presence of smartphones carried by...
Systems and methods for room-level location using WiFi
A method of identifying a location of a mobile device in a building includes identifying non-overlapping regions in a building. A server collects base station...
Intelligent cellular communications gateway device, system, and method
A device, system, and method include receiving via a first network, by a remote computer server, a customized application from a user. The customized...
Filtering out access point data based on non-conformity with other access
Methods and systems are described for filtering out signal strength data associated with access points and a client device using heuristic and intra-access...
Techniques for optimizing selection and update of a relevant subset of
Wi-Fi AP location information by a...
In one embodiment, techniques are provided for efficiently selecting and distributing wireless local area network (WLAN) access point (AP) data to a mobile...
Managing wireless beacon devices
Wireless transmissions from beacon devices are received at a plurality of receiver devices. The wireless transmissions comprise packets that carry information...
Mobile computing system with user preferred interactive components
A method and associated device is provided for providing context based information to a user. The device is a mobile device and information is provided on a...
Extended area event for network based proximity discovery
A network-centric device discovery solution that leverages area event location services. A proximity server (PS) performing device discovery for a discoverer...
Hybrid location determination for wireless communication device
Hybrid location determination for wireless communication device. Various services that may be used by a wireless communication device within a particular...
Content delivery system, device and method
A content delivery system, device and method is described. The content delivery system includes a database and a content presentation module. The database...