US Patent Application No: 2003/0154,174

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Network charging

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The invention provides a method of charging for a confederated network, such as the Internet, by the user terminals connected to the network. The network provide generates a tariff code, which is multicast to the user terminals. The user terminals then translate the tariff code to automatically generate a meter rule set that can be used to configure a network traffic meter.

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Patent Owner(s)

Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
BRITISH TELECOMMUNICATIONS PUBLIC LIMITED COMPANYLONDON, EN1445

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Briscoe, Robert J Suffolk, GB 41 272
Tassel, Jerome Hadleigh, GB 1 8

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BRITISH TELECOMMUNICATIONS PUBLIC LIMITED COMPANY (3)
7,747,240 Method of charging in a communications network 66 1999
7,426,471 Communications network 17 1999
7,319,673 Communications network 29 1999
 
GENBAND US LLC (1)
7,715,537 Metering in packet-based telephony networks 1 2003
 
TELEFONAKTIEBOLAGET LM ERICSSON (PUBL) (1)
8,694,619 Packet classification method and apparatus 0 2009
 
TIME WARNER CABLE (1)
7,918,734 Gaming server providing on demand quality of service 4 2002
 
TIME WARNER CABLE ENTERPRISES LLC (1)
8,475,280 Gaming server providing on demand quality of service 0 2010
 
YKK CORPORATION (1)
8,166,142 Inter-domain congestion charging 1 2004

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