Gaming server providing on demand quality of service

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 7918734
APP PUB NO 20040063497A1
SERIAL NO

10261245

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The present invention teaches methods and systems for providing a gaming server system (Gaming System) for enabling a quality-of-service on-demand (QoS) broadcast system to provide a gaming computer or game console with premium levels of quality-of-service. The gaming server provides premium network connection service levels based upon customer profile, current activity, account status or other criteria.

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Patent Owner(s)

Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
TIME WARNER CABLESTAMFORD, CT39
TIME WARNER CABLE ENTERPRISES LLCNEW YORK, NY526

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Gould, Kenneth Oakton, US 65 1380

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AT&T INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY I, L.P. (2)
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TIPPING POINT GROUP (1)
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IDT (1)
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IGT (13)
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CSC HOLDINGS, LLC (1)
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