System and method for providing user-configured telephone service in a data network telephony system

  • US 6,744,759 B1
  • Filed: 09/27/1999
  • Issued: 06/01/2004
  • Est. Priority Date: 09/27/1999
  • Status: Expired due to Term
First Claim
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1. A system for providing telephone service comprising:

  • at least one data network telephone connected to a data network operable to provide a plurality of data communication channels, the data network telephone being operable to communicate voice signals as data packets on a voice over data channel, the voice over data channel being one of the plurality of data communications channels on the data network containing packetized voice signals;

    the data network telephone being operable to convert data packets communicated on the voice over data channel to voice;

    the data network telephone being operable to perform a plurality of feature enhancements; and

    a service provider server connected to the data network, the service provider server (i) operable to provide to a user with a web page order screen in a web browser of a workstation, the web page order screen allowing the service provider server to obtain a user-selected configuration comprising at least one feature enhancement of the data network telephone; and

    (ii) to present to the user a confirming message that indicates to the user that the data network telephone is provisioned with at least one feature enhancement that the user selected.

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