Global Patent Index - EP 1057319 A1

EP 1057319 A1 2000-12-06 - METHOD FOR SETTING RATES IN A COMMUNICATION NETWORK

Title (en)

METHOD FOR SETTING RATES IN A COMMUNICATION NETWORK

Title (de)

VERFAHREN ZUR TARIFIERUNG IN EINEM KOMMUNIKATIONS-NETZ

Title (fr)

PROCEDE DE TARIFICATION DANS UN RESEAU DE COMMUNICATION

Publication

EP 1057319 A1 (DE)

Application

EP 99908918 A

Priority

  • EP 99908918 A
  • EP 9901032 W
  • EP 98103401 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: EP0939539A1] The method involves measuring periodically the traffic load using a central determination unit. A load characteristic number is determined and transmitted to network nodes. In each node the tariff for carrying out a call necessary for a service is determined using the load characteristic number valid at the start of the call. The determined tariff is recorded for evaluation of the service relevant data. Preferably, the tariff is set by a valid load characteristic number during the call when a predetermined time period is run out. The time period is preferably chosen by the user.

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

H04M 15/00

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

H04M 15/00 (2006.01); H04W 4/24 (2009.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

H04W 4/24 (2013.01); H04M 15/00 (2013.01); H04M 2215/2026 (2013.01); H04M 2215/32 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

See references of WO 9944354A1

Designated contracting state (EPC)

DE ES FR GB IT

EPO simple patent family

EP 0939539 A1 19990901; EP 1057319 A1 20001206; WO 9944354 A1 19990902

INPADOC legal status


2006-12-06 [18R] REFUSED

- Effective date: 20060729

2001-11-14 [17Q] FIRST EXAMINATION REPORT

- Effective date: 20010926

2000-12-06 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

- Effective date: 20000822

2000-12-06 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

- Kind Code of Ref Document: A1

- Designated State(s): DE ES FR GB IT