Cellular telephone system that uses position of a mobile unit to make call management decisions

  • US 6,847,822 B1
  • Filed: 09/15/2000
  • Issued: 01/25/2005
  • Est. Priority Date: 12/26/1991
  • Status: Expired due to Fees
First Claim
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1. A wireless radio communications system, such as a cellular telephone system, that includes a plurality of land based elements, one or more sources of data storage and at least one MTSO, and at least one mobile telephone unit, comprising:

  • A) locating means in at least one of a mobile unit which can operate from a non-fixed location and a radio communications system for determining the exact geographic location of the mobile unit;

    B) management means for making data management decisions based on the exact geographic location of the mobile unit, said management means including means for storing geographic data for each element and for making a comparison between the exact geographic location of the mobile unit and the land based data stored in said management means;

    C) means in said management means for making a data management decision based on said comparison; and

    D) means for routing a call from the mobile unit to an element selected by said mobile unit based on the exact geographic location of the mobile unit.

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