Connecting IMSI-less devices to the EPC

  • US 10,812,461 B2
  • Filed: 02/09/2018
  • Issued: 10/20/2020
  • Est. Priority Date: 07/08/2013
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. A computer implemented method, comprising:

  • a wireless local area network system receiving a request from a device to access a network, the request comprising an indication of a name of an access point and a device identifier;

    the wireless local area network system determining, based on the request from the device to access the network, that an authentication procedure is required between an authentication, authorization, and accounting (AAA) server and the device in order to access the network; and

    the wireless local area network system retrieving, from the AAA server, using the indication of the name of the access point and the device identifier, authentication information for establishing communication over the network, the authentication information specifying a quality of service associated with the access to the network.

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