• US 20210021701A1
  • Filed: 09/30/2020
  • Published: 01/21/2021
  • Est. Priority Date: 07/17/2013
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A method of providing telephone service, comprising:

  • automatically storing electronic information that indicates an association of a secondary telephone number and a primary telephone number with a mobile device in a computer memory associated with a server;

    automatically transmitting information that indicates an access telephone number to the mobile device via a data channel;

    receiving, at a switch associated with the server, an outgoing call from the mobile device to the access telephone number via a second channel;

    receiving, at the server, information from the switch indicating the outgoing call is being made to the access telephone number from the primary telephone number; and

    receiving, at the switch, information from the server directing the switch to;

    (a) connect the outgoing call to a contact telephone number indicated by the mobile device, and(b) identify a telephone number from which the outgoing call is being made as the secondary telephone number.

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