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TELECOMMUNICATIONS SERVICE USAGE MONITOR WITH PROGRAMMABLE AUTOMATIC RESET

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000009899D
Original Publication Date: 2000-May-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2002-Sep-26

Publishing Venue

Motorola

Related People

Authors:
Matt Morriss

Abstract

What is needed for the user of a text messaging device to monitor service usage is a counter which will measure the number of characters received or sent during a given billing cycle. This is very much like the user-resettable timer used in wireless telephones for the same purpose, but the primary difference is that the counter will automatically reset periodically at a user-defined time.