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User Defined Call Forwarding

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000020551D
Original Publication Date: 2003-Nov-26
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2003-Nov-26
Document File: 1 page(s) / 23K

Publishing Venue

Motorola

Related People

Benny Christensen: AUTHOR [+2]

Abstract

User defined call forwarding enables incoming calls to be forwarded on the request of the calling party

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TITLE User Defined Call Forwarding

by Benny Christensen & Soren Sorensen

Abstract

User defined call forwarding enables incoming calls to be forwarded on the request of the calling party.

Introduction

In a public safety communication system, where the reliability of contact between users is a must, is it important that users are being redirected if it not possible to obtain a connection for all call types. Group calls are typically several users in a call whereas phone and private calls only are between two parties.

Problem To Be Solved

1) When user "A" makes a private call to user "B" and user is busy or doesn’t answer. User "A" will get a reject/no answer back.
2) When user "A" makes a phone call to user "B" and user is busy or doesn’t answer. User “A” will either get a reject/no answer back or go to an answering machine.
This can in some cases be acceptable but in most cases it is important for user "A" to get into contact with a specific user or a user within user "A" group without making a group call.

Proposed Solution to the Problem(s)

In order that the idea may fully be understood, the following example is given. My idea is to build a list of private call numbers / phone call numbers in the subscriber, so that when user "A" gets a “reject” or no “answer back” when making either a private call or phone call to user "B", the User "A" subscriber will automatically try to make a new attempt to user "B" maybe up to 3 times with a certain time interval. If it...