Patent Number: 8,798,651

Title: Method, system and apparatus for alternate data service provisioning

Abstract: A method, system and apparatus for providing an alternate data service to a mobile communication device. The apparatus includes a logic module operable to identify a wireless network accessible by the mobile communication device, a logic module operable to determine whether a packet data service is available to the mobile communication device via the wireless network and a logic module operable to effectuate an alternate data service when the packet data service is unavailable to the mobile communication device via the wireless network.

Inventors: Bumiller; George Baldwin (Ramsey, NJ)

Assignee: BlackBerry Limited

International Classification: H04W 4/00 (20090101)

Expiration Date: 8/05/12018