Timing of keep-alive messages used in a system for mobile network resource conservation and optimization

  • US 8,782,222 B2
  • Filed: 09/05/2012
  • Issued: 07/15/2014
  • Est. Priority Date: 11/01/2010
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A system for optimizing resources used for keep-alive message signaling in a mobile network, the system, comprising:

  • a local proxy on a mobile device;

    a proxy server coupled to a content source, the proxy server being able to communicate over the mobile network with the local proxy on the mobile device;

    wherein, the proxy server detects a rate of content change at the content source;

    wherein, the proxy server sets or adjusts timing of keep-alive messages sent to the mobile device based on the rate of content change;

    wherein the timing of the keep-alive messages is further determined using different polling rates for the content polls of the multiple applications on the mobile device detected by the local proxy.

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