Patent Number: 6,169,908

Title: Telecommunication system

Abstract: A telecommunication system comprising a telecommunication network apparatus and at least one terminal. The terminal comprises a radiotelephone section and a pager section. The radiotelephone section and the pager section can be uncoupled from and coupled to each other. The telecommunication network apparatus comprises paging means for transmitting, to the pager section, calls from callers who form part of a preferred group if the pager section is uncoupled from the radiotelephone section. The terminal is provided with coupling detection means for detecting whether the pager section is uncoupled from the radiotelephone section and, if so, for transmitting an indication signal hereof to the paging means.

Inventors: Mannak; Jacobine Johannette (The Hague, NL)

Assignee: Koninklijke PTT Nederland N.V.

International Classification: H04Q 7/32 (20060101); H04Q 7/38 (20060101); H04B 001/16 (); H04B 001/38 (); H04Q 007/20 (); H04Q 005/22 (); H04M 001/00 ()

Expiration Date: 01/02/2018