Method, a telecommunication system and a network node for sponsoring a communication service

  • US 8,625,758 B2
  • Filed: 06/30/2009
  • Issued: 01/07/2014
  • Est. Priority Date: 06/30/2009
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A method for sponsoring a communication service, the method comprising:

  • receiving a request for communication services;

    accessing, dynamically, a rule for charging a sponsor of said communication services at least a portion of total charges for the requested communication services based on a plurality of parameter values including at least one respective value of at least one respective parameter other than an identity of an originator of the request for communication services, an intended recipient of a communication of the requested communication services and an identity of the sponsor;

    providing said communication service, to a user of said communication service, directly; and

    generating a charging record for charging the sponsor according to the rule.

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