Patent Number: 7,085,565

Title: Method and apparatus for controlling a subscriber's local operation in a mobile communication system

Abstract: A method and apparatus for implementing local subscriber- and subscriber-group specific services are provided. According to one embodiment, the method includes the steps of defining a mobile subscriber's local parameters of a cell and providing the mobile subscriber's local parameters and local parameters of the cell to the unit controlling local operation of a mobile station. The method also includes the steps of comparing the mobile subscriber's local parameters with the local parameters of the cell and controlling the mobile subscriber's local operation on the basis of compatibility of the local parameters.

Inventors: Yla-Outinen; Petteri (Ojakkala, FI), Komulainen; Sari (Espoo, FI)

Assignee: Nokia Corporation

International Classification: H04Q 7/20 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 8/01/02018