Patent Number: 8,797,898

Title: Open wireless access network apparatus and connection method using the same

Abstract: An open wireless access network apparatus includes an Internet protocol (IP) resource management unit to allocate IPs, respectively, to a plurality of provider servers and open wireless access points (APs), and map the IP of each provider server to the IP of each open wireless AP; a subscriber movement management unit to provide a second wireless AP with an IP that has been allocated to a first wireless AP when a mobile device changes from one area in which the mobile device has a signal delivered from the first wireless AP to another area in which the mobile device has a signal delivered from the second wireless AP; and a wireless AP connection control unit to allow the mobile device to be connected to the second wireless AP through the allocated IP.

Inventors: Kim; Tae-Yeon (Daejeon-si, KR), Song; Ho-Young (Daejeon-si, KR)

Assignee: Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute

International Classification: H01R 31/08 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 8/05/12018