Flexible and dynamic integration schemas of a traffic management system with various network operators for network traffic alleviation

  • US 9,009,250 B2
  • Filed: 12/07/2012
  • Issued: 04/14/2015
  • Est. Priority Date: 12/07/2011
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A method of integration of content caching with a network operator for traffic alleviation a wireless network, the method, comprising:

  • in response to a determination that a cached element stored in a local cache of a mobile device is invalid, detecting, by an operator proxy of the network operator, a poll from an application on a mobile device which would have been served using the cache element from the local cache on the mobile device; and

    forwarding, at the operator server, the poll from the application on the mobile device to a caching proxy server which is different from a server-side proxy server;

    wherein, the cache element in the local cache is invalidated when the server-side proxy remote from the mobile device and not the same as the operator proxy or caching proxy server detects new or changed data from a content provider by determining if the response provided to the server-side proxy from the caching proxy server is not the same as a prior response for same or similar content at the server-side proxy server.

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