Global Patent Index - EP 1042905 A1

EP 1042905 A1 2000-10-11 - CALL CHARGING IN A TELECOMMUNICATIONS SYSTEM

Title (en)

CALL CHARGING IN A TELECOMMUNICATIONS SYSTEM

Title (de)

GESPRÄCHSGEBÜHREN IN EINER TELEKOMMUNIKATIONSANLAGE

Title (fr)

TAXATION D'APPELS DANS UN SYSTEME DE TELECOMMUNICATIONS

Publication

EP 1042905 A1 (EN)

Application

EP 98966709 A

Priority

  • EP 98966709 A
  • EP 9808573 W
  • EP 97204105 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: EP0926874A1] A method of and equipment for charging calls in a telecommunications system (1) providing wired and/or wireless telecommunication services (2; 3). Signalling information (40) identifying a calling and called party is processed for call charging purposes (41, 42). The signalling information is processed for charging rates applicable at the time of and using such system resources required for establishing the call. The call is charged (45) following one of the applicable charging rates (43). Users of the telecommunications system may be provided with a charging rate right, wherein the call is set up (44) and charged (45) by applying an applicable charging rate selected (43) in accordance with such charging rate right. <IMAGE>

IPC 1-7 (main, further and additional classification)

H04M 15/00

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

H04M 15/00 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

H04M 15/00 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

See references of WO 9934589A1

Designated contracting state (EPC)

ES FR GB IT NL SE

EPO simple patent family

EP 0926874 A1 19990630; AU 2419399 A 19990719; BR 9814420 A 20011023; CA 2316317 A1 19990708; EP 1042905 A1 20001011; WO 9934589 A1 19990708

INPADOC legal status


2004-01-21 [18D] DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN

- Effective date: 20030701

2001-08-29 [17Q] FIRST EXAMINATION REPORT

- Effective date: 20010716

2000-10-11 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

- Effective date: 20000620

2000-10-11 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

- Kind Code of Ref Document: A1

- Designated State(s): ES FR GB IT NL SE