Mobile network optimized method for keeping an application IP connection always on

  • US 20080059582A1
  • Filed: 09/06/2006
  • Published: 03/06/2008
  • Est. Priority Date: 09/06/2006
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A method of maintaining an always-on application client connection, comprising:

  • implementing a keep-alive application programming interface on a device communicatively connected to an always-on application client;

    determining keep-alive parameters via the keep-alive application programming interface; and

    instructing a network element via the keep-alive application programming interface to transmit keep-alive messages to an application server on behalf of the device, wherein the application server hosts an always-on application for the device.

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