Inter-carrier messaging service providing phone number only experience

  • US 8,483,729 B2
  • Filed: 07/27/2012
  • Issued: 07/09/2013
  • Est. Priority Date: 09/05/2001
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A method for processing a digital message packet addressed with a phone number only, comprising the steps of:

  • receiving from a first carrier an initial digital message packet addressed to a phone number only;

    associating a different carrier providing service to said phone number;

    formulating a new digital message packet including a body of said initial digital message packet and newly addressed to said phone number with a syntax associated with said different carrier providing service to a device ID associated with said phone number; and

    routing said new digital message packet.

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