Patent Number: 8,798,258

Title: Method and apparatus for providing telecommuting virtual numbers for remote workers

Abstract: A method and apparatus for providing enterprises with the ability to provide telecommuting virtual number to these remote workers that are consistent with the dialing plans used internally at an enterprise location are disclosed. This telecommuting virtual number is routed through a packet network, e.g., a VoIP network, to allow calls placed to and from these workers to be treated as local calls.

Inventors: Croak; Marian (Fair Haven, NJ), Eslambolchi; Hossein (Los Altos Hills, CA)

Assignee: AT&T Intellectual Property II, L.P.

International Classification: H04M 3/00 (20060101); H04M 3/42 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 8/05/12018