Optimized and selective management of policy deployment to mobile clients in a congested network to prevent further aggravation of network congestion

  • US 9,161,258 B2
  • Filed: 03/15/2013
  • Issued: 10/13/2015
  • Est. Priority Date: 10/24/2012
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A method of managing deployment of network management policies in a mobile network, the method comprising:

  • identifying a current location of a mobile device in the mobile network;

    receiving, at the mobile device, a stability notification, the stability notification including a stability interval;

    determining that the current location of the mobile device is a stable location based on the mobile device remaining in a particular area for the stability interval;

    receiving a congested area list indicating a plurality of congested areas in a mobile network;

    determining that the stable location is in a first congested area indicated by the congested area list; and

    responsive to determining that the stable location is in the first congested area, applying, with the mobile device, a first network management policy associated with the first congested area to the mobile device.

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