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WO/2000/019701A1
The present invention adapts the 3 tier client/server concept to the legacy switch environment of a prepaid system providing a more highly specialized telephony switch with an improved developmental capacity. Functionality is removed fro...  
WO/2000/019670A1
A method and system in which a subscriber (12) in a prepaid telephony system is provided with a personal home page in the prepaid system database so that all relevant information stored in the prepaid telephone database since the subscri...  
WO/2000/019700A1
A method for transmitting prepaid charging/credit information to a mobile station (MS). The available credit information can be sent to the mobile station by detecting a termination (2-10) of a call chargeable to the subscriber of the mo...  
WO/2000/018106A1
The publication discloses a method and system for prepayment of telephone call charges. According to the method, a connection is established between a user (1) and a telephone network operator. According to the invention, the user (1) is...  
WO/2000/016543A1
The invention deals with mobile telecommunication systems allowing prepayment. In such systems mobile stations can have a prepayment account and means for updating said prepayment account according to a billing rate. The invention deals ...  
WO/2000/016535A2
A public telephone having a portable computer interface function and a method for controlling the same. The public telephone comprises a hook switch (20), a card reader (30) for reading information recorded on a card, a card verifier (31...  
WO/2000/014946A1
A distributed and scaleable Intelligent Service Network (ISN) architecture provides a global card mobility platform for enabling global card services. An ISN point of presence (POP) or node that comprises a scaleable matrix switching pla...  
WO/2000/013402A1
A method of calculating the maximum talk time. Determining the rate for the period of time when the call begins (08). Calculating the maximum number of time units remaining in the time period (20). Calculating the maximum number of units...  
WO/2000/013403A1
A system and method for performing a return call telephone operation in connection with a network such as the Internet to provide real time registration and bill presentment for the customer. The system includes web server (101), custome...  
WO/2000/011856A1
A method and system for balancing the load on a plurality of voice response units (22) in a prepaid telephone system in which call processing request made to a prepaid telephone system are assigned to a bank of voice response units in a ...  
WO/2000/011861A1
The present invention relates to a method for the real-time billing of telecommunication links when a subscriber is located outside his home network. This invention is characterised in that the establishment of the telecommunication link...  
WO/2000/011855A1
A multi-lingual prepaid telephone system allows a user to determine which language will be used when prompts are provided to them. A voice response unit (15) associated with a switch (10) provides voice prompts in a particular language. ...  
WO/2000/010350A1
A method for paging network personal communications system voice and data services comprising transmitting a control channel origination data packet including data specifying an identification number, data specifying a user serial number...  
WO/2000/008841A1
A communication control system (10) comprising a balance database (18) in which the prepaid money of each caller (12) is stored together with the caller number, a charge database (20) in which the charge system of each communication comp...  
WO/2000/008833A1
The present invention relates to a device for enabling multiple persons to use a private telephone set and for charging the related calls to them, comprising a central control unit (1) including a memory unit (2) and a keypad (3) to stor...  
WO/2000/007391A1
The invention relates to a telecommunication method and a system suitable for same for establishing a connection with a mobile station, for example a GSM mobile telephone, of a subscriber located in a visited public land mobile network. ...  
WO/2000/005871A1
There is disclosed a prepaid system (10) and method for permitting a prepaid subscriber of the cellular wireless telecommunication system to revise call features during a call within the operators node and from roaming locations to debit...  
WO/2000/004701A1
A method facilitates provisioning of pre-paid wireless services. Credit refresh operations involving a pre-paid wireless communication device involve SMS messages transmitted to the device over-the-air. The device uses tariff tables to k...  
WO/2000/004702A1
A method and apparatus for performing a charging limit control in a telecommunication switching network is disclosed, wherein a charging limit file is provided comprising a plurality of subscriber-specific charging limit records. The cha...  
WO/2000/002374A1
The present invention relates to a method and arrangement for paying through a cellular telecommunications system. The cellular telecommunications system comprises a user account providing a balance to a user and accessible through the t...  
WO/2000/001137A1
System and a method for pre-programming a list of speed dial telephone numbers associated with a dedicated speed-dialing pre-paid telephone calling card. The system includes a data storage area (106) for storing a card identifier, a list...  
WO/1999/063740A1
The invention concerns an apparatus (10) for querying a central service comprising means (26, 32) for dialling telephone numbers to establish contact with the central service, and means (28, 32) for accessing services housed in the centr...  
WO/1999/063744A1
System (100) includes a PSTN (102), POS devices (credit card terminals, etc.) (104), additional POS (106) which are configured with dial up facilities, POS control system (105), switching control points (108), a customer service center (...  
WO/1999/062243A1
A user purchases a card and uses it to make pre-paid telephone calls via a telephone service provider system associated with the issuer of the card. After the account balance on the card is depleted, the user can present the card to a me...  
WO/1999/062038A1
A vending machine for telephone calling cards or similar pre-paid debit tokens reads a personal identification number (PIN) from a list of such numbers stored in a replaceable memory and prints it on the card. When all the PINs stored in...  
WO/1999/060771A1
A system and method having a number of call processors (105) and servers (101, 102, 103, 104), which provide prepaid or debit card calling service to local areas is disclosed. The servers (101, 102, 103, 104) are linked via a wide area n...  
WO/1999/056453A1
A large capacity coin receptacle for use with a locking coin receptacle cover and for use within a pay telephone. The coin receptacle comprises a molded one-piece plastic (polycarbonate) receptacle body having a bottom and four sides ext...  
WO/1999/053448A1
A method and system for using a frequent shopper card as a phone calling card including (a) issuing a transfer certificate with a predetermined phone time and having a first personal identification number, at a terminal; and (b) adding t...  
WO/1999/052266A1
The invention relates to a method and device for reloading a telephone card for mobile telephones or enabling said telephone card to be reused. The invention provides that the process of enabling a telephone card to be reused in the netw...  
WO/1999/049646A1
The invention concerns a method for securely managing a units counter in an electrically programmable and erasable memory, whereby a number of units consumed by users is recorded by means of a counter, consisting in breaking down the uni...  
WO/1999/049647A1
The invention concerns mobile telephones with prepaid cards, characterised in that the prepaid card (18) contains the rate fixing parameters (120) used by the mobile telephone (16) to compute the amounts to be debited (126) on the card p...  
WO/1999/046926A1
An Intelligent Pre-paid Service Card (IPSC) (114) for a mobile phone (10) is disclosed, whereby the IPSC (114) performs call charge calculations, instead of the mobile network. The IPSC (114) can be integrated with a conventional SIM car...  
WO/1999/046925A1
A telephone rate managing system comprises an autodialer (1) having means for generating PB tones, such as of the telephone number of a connection telephone company or the user ID, a store processing terminal (30) provided in a store to ...  
WO/1999/044165A1
An object-oriented, distributed architecture provides a suite of applications supporting pre-paid electronic commerce on Internet, Intranet or Extranet, including roaming transactions and transaction shipping involving more complex confi...  
WO/1999/043145A1
A software process setting time limits for telephone calls so that a subscriber's account balance is not exceeded. The method estimates the time when the subscriber's balance will expire by using total charges for all calls per second. T...  
WO/1999/041881A1
The invention concerns a method for controlling the use of a data service transmitted by a central platform transmitting for paging receivers operating with credit unit account, said service consisting in transmitting data in the form of...  
WO/1999/041919A2
In a billing process used to bill the connections established by the user of a telecommunication network (2) identified by means of a SIM card (10), the duration and time of the connection are determined by a time measurement device (100...  
WO/1999/038313A1
The invention relates to a method for calculating charges in fixed networks and mobile radiotelephone networks, wherein at least one point to detect charges is arranged in the mobile radio network through which the charges corresponding ...  
WO/1999/038307A1
A voice enhanced phone card which allows a caller (300) to place a call by voice activated dialing (310) only when the caller desires it is presented. A caller (300) places a call using a standard calling card switch number and enters a ...  
WO/1999/037082A1
The present invention relates to a public telephone which in addition to providing the functions of current telephones, provides a display area where advertisements and/or public information messages may be displayed and enables the publ...  
WO/1999/034590A1
Known intelligent network architectures do not comprise a mechanism by means of which it would be possible to notify a service control point (SCP) of a recurrent use of supplementary services or of the activation of the supplementary ser...  
WO/1999/033292A1
A method is provided for updating a time-remaining value representative of the time remaining during a predetermined period of time for communication between a mobile communications device and a radio telecommunications network, the mobi...  
WO/1999/030262A1
A system (30, 40, 50) and method are provided for real time subscriber billing at a subscriber location (10) in an unstructured communications network. Account information is stored for at least one subscriber at the subscriber location ...  
WO/1999/030480A1
A real-time telephone call monitoring, rating, and response system including real-time interfaces and switching centers that create and maintain in-process call detail records for on-going telephone calls. The real-time interfaces are ac...  
WO/1999/026404A1
The invention concerns a support plate of at least one electronic card (2, 8) placed in a telephone set box (1). The invention is characterised in that said support plate consists of a plate (3) whereon is fixed said electronic card (2, ...  
WO/1999/025106A2
An on-line prepaid calling card purchasing and monitoring system and billing method for prepaid calling cards. The on-line system is accessible over computer networks such as the Internet. Customer can purchase new calling card, monitor ...  
WO/1999/024940A1
An improved prepaid telephone card system is provided wherein a system center communicates to a calling party in the language spoken by the calling party. The system includes a system center which comprises an account database of prepaid...  
WO/1999/025112A1
A coin receptacle (10) for use with a locking coin receptacle cover and for use within a pay telephone. The coin receptacle comprises a molded one-piece plastic (polycarbonate) receptacle body (11) having a bottom (12) and four sides (13...  
WO/1999/023810A1
A method of providing prepaid access to wireless telecommunication networks by utilizing a mechanism to store subscriber credit information within a mobile terminal is disclosed. The method is especially suitable for subscribers that roa...  
WO/1999/023811A1
A coin escrow apparatus for use with a pay telephone includes a housing (11) defining a coin hopper (22), a coin acceptance chute (61), and a coin return chute (62). The apparatus also includes a door (21) mounted within the housing for ...  

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