System and method for resolving contention among applications requiring data connections between a mobile communications device and a wireless network

  • US 8,189,611 B2
  • Filed: 12/02/2008
  • Issued: 05/29/2012
  • Est. Priority Date: 11/04/2005
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A method of managing contention on a mobile communications device when a new wireless data connection between the mobile communications device and a wireless network is requested, the method comprising:

  • determining if a further wireless data connection can be effected between the mobile communications device and a wireless network; and

    selecting an application to release its existing data connection if a further wireless data connection cannot be effected between the mobile communications device and a wireless network, wherein selecting the application to release its existing data connection comprises prioritizing the existing wireless data connections.

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