Global Patent Index - EP 1064772 A1

EP 1064772 A1 2001-01-03 - PROCEDURE AND SYSTEM FOR PROVIDING AN ANSWERING SERVICE

Title (en)

PROCEDURE AND SYSTEM FOR PROVIDING AN ANSWERING SERVICE

Title (de)

VERFAHREN UND SYSTEM ZUR BEREITSTELLUNG EINES ANTWORTDIENSTES

Title (fr)

PROCEDE ET SYSTEME PERMETTANT DE FOURNIR UN SERVICE DES ABONNES ABSENTS

Publication

EP 1064772 A1 (EN)

Application

EP 99910410 A

Priority

  • FI 9900243 W
  • FI 980669 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO9949644A1] Procedure for providing an answering service in a telecommunication network comprising a mobile communication network (1), which comprises a first short-message service centre (2); a telephone network (3) using digital signalling and connected to the mobile communication network; and a number of telecommunication terminals (4; 4<1>, 4<2>, ..., 4<n>), which are compatible with the mobile communication and/or telephone network, in which procedure a response message is transmitted from a called party's telecommunication terminal to a calling party's telecommunication terminal after the calling party has tried to call the called party, who has activated an answering service in his/her telecommunication terminal. According to the invention, the response message is a predetermined short message. The telephone network (3) is connected to the first short-message service centre (2) via a first telecommunication link (6). Subscriber type identification of the calling party is added to the response message and the response message is transmitted to the first short-message service centre (2). The calling party's subscriber type is verified in the short-message service centre and, based on this, the response message is sent via an appropriate route to the called party.

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

H04M 3/50; H04M 11/00; H04Q 7/20

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

H04M 3/533 (2006.01); H04W 4/16 (2009.01); H04M 3/53 (2006.01); H04M 7/12 (2006.01); H04W 4/14 (2009.01); H04W 92/02 (2009.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

H04W 4/16 (2013.01); H04M 3/533 (2013.01); H04M 3/53325 (2013.01); H04M 3/5322 (2013.01); H04M 7/12 (2013.01); H04M 2203/2083 (2013.01); H04W 4/14 (2013.01); H04W 92/02 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

See references of WO 9949644A1

Designated contracting state (EPC)

AT BE CH CY DE DK ES FI FR GB GR IE IT LI LU MC NL PT SE

EPO simple patent family

WO 9949644 A1 19990930; AU 2938099 A 19991018; EP 1064772 A1 20010103; FI 106176 B 20001130; FI 980669 A0 19980325; FI 980669 A 19990926

INPADOC legal status


2007-05-02 [18D] DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN

- Effective date: 20061003

2002-03-13 [RAP1] TRANSFER OF RIGHTS OF AN EP PUBLISHED APPLICATION

- Owner name: NOKIA CORPORATION

2001-01-03 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

- Effective date: 20000911

2001-01-03 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

- Kind Code of Ref Document: A1

- Designated State(s): AT BE CH CY DE DK ES FI FR GB GR IE IT LI LU MC NL PT SE