System and method for providing statistics for flexible billing in a cable environment

  • US 6,230,203 B1
  • Filed: 03/14/1997
  • Issued: 05/08/2001
  • Est. Priority Date: 10/20/1995
  • Status: Expired due to Term
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1. A system for providing parametric statistics related to a level of service comprising at least a maximum bandwidth or data bit rate over a shared channel comprisesa link access controller coupled to a plurality of network access devices, the link access controller for supervising a connection and denying service if requested bandwidth or bit rate by a coupled network access device exceeds a maximum bandwidth or data bit rate of an authorized level of service and a network control computer for collecting parametric statistics from said link access controller.

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