Patent Number: 6,167,262

Title: Communication apparatus

Abstract: A communicating apparatus for performing a communication through a plurality of communication channels including a control channel is constructed by a detection unit to detect a hold request and a transmission unit to transmit a channel switch command to a terminal in a waiting state by the control channel. The transmitting unit transmits the channel switch command such that the terminal waits and responds to a held communication in a state where the terminal is switched from the control channel during a holding state.

Inventors: Tanigawa; Yoshihiro (Kawasaki, JP)

Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

International Classification: H04M 1/725 (20060101); H04M 1/72 (20060101); H04M 1/733 (20060101); H04Q 007/26 ()

Expiration Date: 12/26/2017