Data messaging in a communications network using a feature request

  • US 6,295,449 B1
  • Filed: 03/19/1998
  • Issued: 09/25/2001
  • Est. Priority Date: 01/27/1992
  • Status: Expired due to Term
First Claim
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1. A system for communicating information about an item using a cellular telephone network, comprising:

  • a messaging unit operable to communicate, using a data channel of a cellular telephone network, a feature request having data digits that represent information about the item; and

    a remote site coupled to the cellular telephone network and operable to receive the feature request communicated by the messaging unit to obtain information about the item.

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