Patent Number: 6,167,261

Title: Wireless communication service management

Abstract: Network resources associated with a wireless communication network are assigned to a wireless communication device in accordance with its device type and required service type. A profile is associated with each wireless communication device, and includes a travelling class mark field which identifies the device type of the wireless communication device, and a service class mark field which identifies the required service for the wireless communication device. Different wireless communication devices are accommodated via different profiles. The profiles are permanently stored at a service control point which is accessible to a plurality of mobile service centers.

Inventors: Amin; Umesh J. (Redmond, WA)

Assignee: AT&T Wireless Svcs. Inc.

International Classification: H04Q 7/38 (20060101); H04Q 007/24 ()

Expiration Date: 12/26/2017