Patent Number: 6,167,253

Title: Mobile data/message/electronic mail download system utilizing network-centric protocol such as Java

Abstract: In an information distribution system having mobile users, a method of distributing communication channels to mobile users includes transmitting information signals including at least one of Web related information and Internet related information received via one ore more of the Internet, ADSL, another mobile, a land-based user, and the at least one information service provider. The method also includes receiving the information signals from one or more of the Internet, ADSL, another mobile, a land-based user, and the information service provider in the receiver of the mobile terminal, and storing the information signals in its entirety in the mobile terminal prior to broadcasting and/or displaying same to the mobile user. The method also formats, broadcasts and/or displays the information signals after being stored in the mobile terminal.

Inventors: Farris; Robert D. (Sterling, VA), Flaherty; Stephen J. (Upper Marlboro, MD), Goodman; William D. (Collegeville, PA)

Assignee: Bell Atlantic Network Services, Inc.

International Classification: H04H 1/00 (20060101); H04M 11/08 (20060101); H04Q 7/22 (20060101); H04Q 7/32 (20060101); H04M 011/10 ()

Expiration Date: 12/26/2017