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WO/1998/030013
The invention relates to methods and systems for connecting a caller (110) to a content provider (120) who provides a service to the caller over the telephone system. In accordance with the invention, a caller (110) establishes a prepaid...  
WO/1998/028903
A communications system for providing charge rate support, and a method for providing Authentication and Privacy, to pay/debit phones are disclosed. A cellular controller within the system enables the pay/debit phones to communicate with...  
WO/1998/027715
The invention relates to a method for controlling a credit customer call. Subscriber-specific accounts on which the subscribers can purchase connection time are kept at a centralized point of a telecommunications network. In order that t...  
WO/1998/027513
Debit cards, such as long distance telephone cards, may be attractively packaged and even readily mounted for point of purchase display, in such a manner that the card is inactive until activated at the point of purchase. The card may be...  
WO/1998/025237
An improved system for 'regenerating' or adding funds to a prepaid, remote memory account. The system includes a service provider network or host computer system including an account database of prepaid accounts. An integrated transactio...  
WO/1998/021902
A method and system of utilizing advanced intelligent network services for capturing and recording dial-around call information is provided. Dial-around calls are calls directed to a telecommunication services provider other than the ser...  
WO/1998/021874
A communications network-based solution is provided that facilitates both prepayment and use of prepay telecommunications services. A subscriber is assigned a record in a network database. The database record includes an account number a...  
WO/1998/020690
A recyclable cellular telephone is disclosed having an inner rigid cellular electronics supporting frame member surrounded by a replaceable outer cover. The telephone is acquired having a limited period of use. The electronics of the tel...  
WO/1998/018251
In a mobile communication system, communication credits are stored in a secure module (30) of a mobile communication appliance (10). Credits are reloaded over-the-air (OTA) from a reload server (20). For requesting a reload, the secure m...  
WO/1998/017049
An improved paging system including a transmitter and a call controller. An incoming call trunk, a memory device, an outgoing call trunk, and a central processing unit make up the call controller. A paging party connects to the call cont...  
WO/1998/017072
The present invention relates to a dialing device remotely programmable by way of bilateral communications between the device and a server system of a telephone service company at a remote location comprising: memory (12) for storing tel...  
WO/1998/017045
A wireless local loop phone (10) is provided that accepts payment from a variety of sources for wireless calls. The phone (10) emulates, with a speech processor (40) having dial (42) tone generator and a DTMF tone generator (44), a stand...  
WO/1998/015109
A coin receptacle cover for attachment to a coin receptacle box and subsequent use in a pay telephone comprising a panel, connectable to a coin receptacle box, which defines an opening therethrough for admitting coins into the coin recep...  
WO/1998/011519
In a cashless payment process, a connection (V) between the terminal (MF) fitted with a multifunctional chip card (CK) and a transaction terminal (GE) is established via the mobile radio telephone network (MS), a solvency check is carrie...  
WO/1998/011710
This invention provides a public telephone system including a plurality of public telephone base stations (10), each being connected to a telephone network (12), and a multiplicity of cordless telephones (20), each being capable of commu...  
WO/1998/009255
The invention pertains to a method for crediting or recrediting a SIM card (subscriber identity module) for a mobile radio telephone (6) with a given amount (28). The SIM card comprises a chip provided with a memory element (11). The amo...  
WO/1998/009250
Additional advertisement data (advertisements, publicity spots and the like) can be stored on telephone or service cards (credit, parking, admission, use, authorisation cards and the like) (9) with any type of data stores (13). These dat...  
WO/1998/007271
A card-operated semi-public telephone (20) connected to a conventional telephone line (12) composed by a metal wire pair, in which travels a digital signal formed by the multiplexation of two digital voice channels and a control channel....  
WO/1998/007270
The destination zone of a call is defined (2) according to the prior art in a wireless pay phone, for example, by analyzing a selected phone number, and the present invention is characterized in that, additionally, the location of the pa...  
WO/1998/005156
A coin escrow apparatus for use with a pay telephone includes a housing defining a coin hopper, a coin acceptance chute, and a coin return chute. The apparatus also includes a door mounted within the housing for selective movement betwee...  
WO/1998/005155
A low-power, integrated coin acceptor (30) for a payphone containing audit circuit is described. The integrated coin acceptor (30) comprises a coin slot (16), a test button (42), two LED's (44, 46), a battery cover (25), a security switc...  
WO/1997/049232
An exchange (3) has a call charging control section (6) which monitors the numbers of calls of transmission-only portable telephone sets (1B) for every terminal identification number whenever a telephone set (1B) makes a call, and reject...  
WO/1997/049226
Disclosed is a system and method for charging fee for public mobile telephone call in a taxi according to a charge rate. The post-payment for the telephone fee is carried out in cash or smart card. The charge rate is stored in a memory i...  
WO/1997/048221
The wireless system includes one or more payphones (12) from which users may initiate payphone calls. A mobile switching center (16) connects telephone calls initiated from wireless payphones to external telephone systems (18) such as th...  
WO/1997/046986
The invention discloses a portable electronic transaction terminal, in particular a portable payment terminal, comprising a memory card reader (4, 5), a computer (8) for controlling the procedures for card control, user authentication an...  
WO/1997/043851
A process and a device for charging fees for the use of a telecommunication network, especially a mobile radio telephone network, with a telecommunication device in which said telecommunication device comprises a store for information re...  
WO/1997/043847
An apparatus is provided for interfacing a smart card with a telecommunications network using a conventional plain old telephone set. The apparatus includes a line interface unit having a first port, a second port, and a third port. The ...  
WO/1997/041530
A pointing device (1), such as a joystick, according to the invention comprises an integrated DTMF generator (104) for generating DTMF pointing signals in response to movements of a tiltable stick (12). Preferably, the pointing device (1...  
WO/1997/039899
The present invention comprises a method of activating a metered account that is associated with a personal identification number, where the personal identification number is affixed to a card (c) and the metered account is activated at ...  
WO/1997/040616
It's a prepaid smart card to be used in a wireless telephone network and method for prepaying for wireless telephone services, and a system for operating a wireless telephone network with prepaid smart cards. The cards, method and system...  
WO/1997/034408
Method and apparatus for deterring fraudulent use of a fixed wireless telephone (101), comprising sensing motion of the telephone with a motion sensor (105) and preventing operation of the telephone (101) after it has been placed in moti...  
WO/1997/033416
An improved distributed system for effectuating commercial transactions by a consumer is provided. The system includes a service provider network or host system (308) which comprises an account database (310) of prepaid accounts and an a...  
WO/1997/031472
A user-authentication system includes an AUD for transmission of dtmf tones to a user-verification system over a telephone network. In a memory module of the AUD, voice and access data are stored for subsequent transmission to a user-ver...  
WO/1997/029585
A method and apparatus for the generation of special telecommunications services including integrated services digital network (868), coin phone (870), and T1 circuits (a610) on a line card (816) which also supports Plain Old Telephone s...  
WO/1997/028638
A system and method for providing real-time billing (RTB) information to mobile subscribers (25) operating mobile stations in a radio telecommunications network and involved in a call in which at least one of the mobile subscribers is a ...  
WO/1997/024894
A nonreusable cellular telephone (10) includes a programmable timer (105). The amount of remaining calling time is displayed (115).  
WO/1997/019549
There is provided a method of dispensing telephone cards (10) from automatic teller machines (ATM) and card constructions (figure 5) used therewith. Telephone time is apportioned to a number of sheetlets (10) printed with random numbers ...  
WO/1997/014124
The invention relates to a system (1) for electronic orders and payments by means of a communication network (6), such as a telephone network. A facilitating unit (2) comprising a voice response system (21) and a communication server (22...  
WO/1997/012479
A communications terminal for communication and the transmission of information is intended to be installed in public places and connected to the telephone network. The terminal includes a user interface. The invention is characterized i...  
WO/1997/010576
An integrated payphone (30) and vending machine is described. A housing contains typical vending machine components such as a power supply, money accumulators, a controller, a selection device (2) and vending actuators. Furthermore, the ...  
WO/1997/005732
A method and apparatus for facilitating a telephonic connection between a TT type device used by the hearing impaired and other receptive devices (34), such as a telephone, another TT device, a computer database, or like devices. The fac...  
WO/1997/005729
Radio mobile terminal provided with an additional chip card reader of prepaid chip cards, which can be made available both on a terminal realized according to the TACS technology and on a terminal employing the GSM technology. The prepai...  
WO/1997/005728
The invention concerns a method in which credit is obtained from a credit vendor, the subscriber's telephone number and the amount of the credit being input into a device which contains a coding algorithm and emits a coded figure. In ord...  
WO/1997/004579
A system for generating and transmitting summary transaction data (600) includes a computer database (210) from which information is compiled and forwarded to a requesting party automatically. A party having access to a prepaid transacti...  
WO/1997/001253
A personal servicing communication network (10) is configured to allow a subscriber to use a replacement SIM card (16) by merely inserting the replacement card (16) into one of a plurality of network communication terminals (12), with th...  
WO/1996/041462
A system and method for electronic purchase of prepaid telephone services is provided. An initiating terminal (110) receives input of a customer's request to purchase a specified amount of prepaid telephone services and receives input of...  
WO/1996/038801
Methods and apparatus for providing prepaid (100), remote entry customer accounts suitably comprise a system (208) for generating accounts with dedicated authorization codes from a remote terminal (206). The account, suitably associated ...  
WO/1996/038813
A refundable prepaid telephone card (302) comprises an ID code (306) relating to a prepaid account. The instrument providing the ID code is accompanied by a second instrument or a detachable portion (304) including a replacement code (31...  
WO/1996/038001
A videoconferencing network (5) of audiovisual communication terminals (10) is interconnected by a telephone network (20). Each terminal (10) is activated only when the balance in a user account has been read and the account has been mad...  
WO/1996/036162
A telephone equipment for transmitting information on a telephone line (10), comprising a telephone (14) of a type not requiring subscription and connectable to the telephone line, and a control module (16) mounted in parallel on said te...  

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