Systems and methods for simultaneous network management of voice and data signals

  • US 6,321,253 B1
  • Filed: 10/02/1998
  • Issued: 11/20/2001
  • Est. Priority Date: 10/02/1998
  • Status: Expired due to Term
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1. A system for managing the flow of information between a plurality of networks, comprising:

  • a wide area network providing voice signals and data signals;

    a local area network capable of routing voice signals and data signals to a plurality of end terminals; and

    communication management means, coupled between the wide area network and the local area network, for simultaneously receiving voice signals and data signals from the wide area network through a single communication point, analyzing the received voice signals and data signals for determining a signal type, and for distributing the voice signals and data signals to the appropriate end terminals based upon the signal type.

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