Patent Number: 8,818,357

Title: Method for the diagnostic testing of a mobile telephone terminal including contactless applications

Abstract: The invention relates to a method for the diagnostic testing of a mobile telephone terminal (10) including: a UICC card (13) containing a stored test application, and a contactless communication module (12) which can exchange data with a contactless unit (20) by retromodulation of a signal transmitted by the unit, said method comprising a test operation whereby the unit: emits a test application selection request; detects a response indicating application selection confirmation or failure, transmitted by the mobile telephone terminal; and determines the operating state of the UICC card or of the terminal as a function of the response detected.

Inventors: Jacob; Antoine (Versailles, FR), Grondin; Charles-Emile (Epinay sur Seine, FR), Le Pallec; Pierre (Voisins le Bretonneux, FR)

Assignee: Bouygues Telecom

International Classification: H04W 24/00 (20090101); H04B 1/38 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 8/26/12018