Mobile based area event handling when currently visited network does not cover area

  • US 7,764,961 B2
  • Filed: 09/03/2009
  • Issued: 07/27/2010
  • Est. Priority Date: 06/12/2003
  • Status: Expired due to Fees
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1. A method of reporting an area-based event in a wireless network, comprising:

  • defining a given target area event;

    sending at least one target area definition to a mobile device to be watched;

    receiving notification that a visited public land mobile network currently visited by said mobile device does not serve said given target area; and

    modifying said target area event such that notification to a home location service will be triggered when said mobile device enters a wireless network that serves said given target area;

    wherein an original area event request is re-aimed.

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