Methods and apparatus for providing expanded telecommunications service

CAFC
  • US 8,351,591 B2
  • Filed: 10/11/2010
  • Issued: 01/08/2013
  • Est. Priority Date: 04/01/1999
  • Status: Expired due to Fees
First Claim
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1. A method of processing calls, the method comprising:

  • storing in computer readable memory associated with a call processing system a first phone address associated with a first subscriber;

    storing in computer readable memory a plurality of phone addresses for the first subscriber;

    participating at the call processing system in a first call associated with the first subscriber, the first call associated with a second phone address different than the first phone address;

    placing a first outcall from the call processing system to a first called party, wherein the call processing system inserts at least a portion of the first phone address in a callerlD field associated with signaling information associated with the first outcall;

    causing the first call and the first outcall to be bridged;

    participating at the call processing system in a second call associated with the first subscriber, the second call involving a subscriber communication device associated with a third phone address different than the first phone address;

    placing a second outcall from the call processing system to a second called party, wherein the call processing system inserts at least a portion of the first phone address in a callerlD field associated with signaling information associated with the second outcall; and

    causing the second call and the second outcall to be bridged.

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