Patent Number: 8,442,505

Title: Caller ID handling system for calls placed to a mobile phone

Abstract: Caller ID information directed to a user's mobile phone is delivered to the user's home television set for viewing. A determination is made as to whether the mobile phone is within a home zone associated with the user. The determining is performed at a network element within a mobile communications network that provides carrier service to the mobile phone. A presence indication is stored in a database indicating whether the mobile phone is within the home zone associated with the user. When the mobile phone is within the home zone, and based on a user authorization to provide to a video provider information associated with calls, then, for a call to the mobile phone, sending a calling phone identification and a mobile phone destination number to the video provider for insertion of the calling phone identification into a video stream for delivery to the video display device.

Inventors: Bluhm; Jay D. (Lenexa, KS), Mangal; Manish (Overland Park, KS)

Assignee: Sprint Communications Company L.P.

International Classification: H04M 3/42 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2021-05-14 0:00:00