Patent Number: 7,043,247

Title: Routing header based routing in internet protocol (IP)-cellular networks

Abstract: Internet protocol version 6 (IPv6) is utilized throughout the entire cellular network and employs routing headers of the packets to ensure that the packets are routed via the gateway router (GR) to the end destination which is accomplished by a user equipment (UE) specifying the IP address of the gateway router as the IP address of an intermediate router in the routing header. Packets may also be routed to UEs from the GR through an intermediate router.

Inventors: Chitrapu; Prabhakar R. (Blue Bell, PA)

Assignee: InterDigital Technology corporation

International Classification: H04Q 7/20 (20060101); H04B 1/38 (20060101); H04J 3/22 (20060101); H04L 12/28 (20060101); H04M 1/00 (20060101); H04M 3/42 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 5/09/02018