Adaptive communication modes

  • US 7,423,982 B2
  • Filed: 09/09/2002
  • Issued: 09/09/2008
  • Est. Priority Date: 09/09/2002
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A method for implementing a communication mode for a communication terminal, comprising:

  • searching a plurality of communication channels to find a UNConfigIndication message, wherein the UNConfigIndication message complies with a Digital Storage Media Command and Control (DSM-CC) protocol;

    receiving the message from a remotely located network control system;

    responsive to the message specifying a first communication mode, implementing the first communication mode including receiving broadcast data using a first type of communication channel; and

    responsive to the message specifying a second communication mode, implementing the second mode including receiving unicast data using a second type of communication channel.

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