Patent Number: 7,103,346

Title: Satellite and cellular usage characteristics determination

Abstract: A network component of an apparatus in one example determines one or more usage characteristics of a mobile communication device for a cellular communications network and one or more usage characteristics of the mobile communication device for a satellite communications network.

Inventors: Benco; David S. (Winfield, IL), Overend; Kevin J. (Elmhurst, IL), Sheen; Baoling S. (Naperville, IL), True; Sandra L. (St. Charles, IL), Voight; Kenneth J. (Sugar Grove, IL)

Assignee: Lucent Technologies Inc.

International Classification: H04M 11/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 9/05/02018