System and method for scheduling data traffic flows for a communication device

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 7289514
APP PUB NO 20040100967A1
SERIAL NO

10304770

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The present invention provides a system and method for providing a different quality of service to a flow associated with an aggregate flow is provided. For an embodiment, the method comprises scheduling a plurality of data traffic flows in a communication network, the method comprising: (i) scheduling data traffic flows in a first category of data traffic, said first category of data traffic having a first bandwidth capacity associated therewith; (ii) determining whether any portion of said first bandwidth capacity is unused by data traffic flows in said first category of data traffic; and (iii) scheduling data traffic flows in a second category of data traffic providing said unused portion of said first bandwidth capacity for use for said data traffic in said second category.

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WSOU INVESTMENTS LLC11150 SANTA MONICA BLVD SUITE 1400 LOS ANGELES CA 90025

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Aissaoui, Mustapha Kanata, CA 19 375
Robotham, Robert E Ottawa, CA 8 166

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