US Patent No: 8,174,994

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Selection of a communication interface

ALSO PUBLISHED AS: 20060259951

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A data processing mechanism is disclosed for selection of a communication interface for a communication device from a plurality of communication interfaces provided by a communication system. The mechanism comprises a first controller entity for executing a first selection routine for considering at least one first policy on communication via the communication system, and a second controller entity for executing a second selection routine for considering at least one second policy on communication via the communication system. The at least one second policy is related to a different aspect of communication than the at least one first policy. The data processing mechanism is configured to select the communication interface based on outputs of the first selection routine and the second selection routine.

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NOKIA CORPORATIONESPOO6908

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Forssell, Mika Espoo, FI 66 366
Kontio, Ari Espoo, FI 3 33
Liljeberg, Mika Helsinki, FI 7 18

Cited Art Landscape

Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
MICROSOFT CORPORATION (2)
7,610,057 Selecting a wireless networking technology on a device capable of carrying out wireless network communications via multiple wireless technologies 9 2004
2005/0238,046 User based communication mode selection on a device capable of carrying out network communications. 89 2004
 
BOCKSTAR TECHNOLOGIES LLC (1)
5,898,667 SS7 network management primeship 36 1996
 
FUJITSU LIMITED (1)
2004/0174,853 Communication control program, content delivery program, terminal, and content server 20 2004
 
GLOBALFOUNDRIES INC. (1)
6,674,769 Simultaneous searching of layer 3 policy filter and policy cache in a network switch port 28 2000
 
NOKIA CORPORATION (1)
2002/0177,466 Call control for user equipment 11 2002
 
QUALCOMM INCORPORATED (1)
7,065,367 Interface selection in a wireless communication network 38 2002

Patent Citation Ranking

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NEC EUROPE LTD. (1)
8,660,065 Radio network and a method for operating a radio network 0 2009
 
TELEFONAKTIEBOLAGET LM ERICSSON (PUBL) (1)
8,386,766 Method and arrangement for deciding a security setting 0 2007

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