Automatic location identification (ALI) service requests steering, connection sharing and protocol translation

  • US 9,282,451 B2
  • Filed: 12/13/2005
  • Issued: 03/08/2016
  • Est. Priority Date: 09/26/2005
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. An automatic location identification (ALI) steering gateway, comprising:

  • a plurality of interface protocol agents for communicating with respective ones of a plurality of ALI systems each having a different one of a plurality of different Internet Protocol (IP) communication protocols for communicating with a respective one of a plurality of mobile positioning centers;

    an inbound ALI interface for connecting each of said plurality of interface protocol agents to said respective one of said plurality of ALI systems; and

    an outbound ALI interface for connecting each of said plurality of interface protocol agents to said plurality of mobile positioning centers.

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