System, device and computer readable medium for providing a managed wireless network using short-range radio signals

  • US 7,039,033 B2
  • Filed: 05/07/2001
  • Issued: 05/02/2006
  • Est. Priority Date: 05/07/2001
  • Status: Expired due to Term
First Claim
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1. A system for providing access to the Internet, comprising:

  • a first wireless device, in a short distance wireless network, having a software component to access information from the Internet by communicating with a cellular network in response to a first short-range radio signal, wherein the first wireless device communicates with the cellular network and receives the first short-range radio signal; and

    ,a second wireless device, in the short distance wireless network, to provide the first short-range radio signal,wherein the software component includes a network address translator software component to translate between a first Internet Protocol (“


    ) address provided to the first wireless device from the cellular network and a second address for the second wireless device provided by the first wireless device,wherein the software component includes a service repository software component to identify a service provided by the second wireless device.

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