Multiple subscriber videoconferencing system

  • US 6,980,526 B2
  • Filed: 03/26/2001
  • Issued: 12/27/2005
  • Est. Priority Date: 03/24/2000
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A method for videoconferencing using Internet Protocol (IP), the method comprising the steps of:

  • installing a videoconferencing services switch at an access point to a service provider IP network;

    at the switch, registering a plurality of subscribers for videoconferencing services, each subscriber including a plurality of endpoints;

    receiving subscriber-specific settings to be applied to multiple videoconferencing calls from the plurality of endpoints associated with each subscriber;

    storing the subscriber-specific settings at a location accessible to the switch; and

    configuring the switch to connect calls from the plurality of endpoints at each subscriber based on the corresponding subscriber-specific settings.

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