Mobile virtual network operator

  • US 8,107,921 B2
  • Filed: 01/11/2008
  • Issued: 01/31/2012
  • Est. Priority Date: 01/11/2008
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A system for providing mobile network services comprising:

  • a first server communicatively coupled to a mobile device over a mobile network, the first server configured to;

    receive a unique authentication token from the mobile device over the mobile network, andprovide a service to the mobile device via the mobile network, the service associated with the unique authentication token and branded by an entity other than an operator of the mobile network;

    a second server communicatively coupled to the mobile network, the second server configured to monitor usage of the mobile network by the mobile device, the usage related to the service provided to the mobile device by the first server;

    a computing device communicatively coupled to the mobile device over the mobile network, the computing device configured to;

    receive the unique authentication token from the mobile device over the mobile network,access digital content from a third party over a network in response to a user selection at the mobile device, the computing device acting as a proxy for the mobile device, andtransfer a representation of the digital content to the mobile device over the mobile network;

    wherein the computing device is controlled by a user of the mobile device.

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