Method for providing internet services to a telephone user

  • US 8,064,434 B2
  • Filed: 06/28/2006
  • Issued: 11/22/2011
  • Est. Priority Date: 06/28/2006
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A method for providing a user of a telephone device with a capability to use Internet-based applications, which method comprises the steps of:

  • transmitting from said telephone device an indication towards a first server, denoting a request to be connected to an Internet-based application residing at a second server;

    providing said user with a menu from which the user selects a requested Internet-based application;

    after selecting an application, establishing a communication path that extends between said telephone device and said second server via said first server;

    at said first server, creating a virtual client entity specific to said telephone device and said Internet-based application to be used, created specifically to allow communication between said telephone device and said Internet-based application residing at said second server, and maintained only for the duration of a communication session that is about to take place between said user and said Internet-based application, thereby providing the user of said telephone device with the capability to use said Internet-based application; and

    exchanging communications between said second server and said telephone device.

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