Patent Number: 8,880,030

Title: Serving time critical information to mobile devices

Abstract: A method, system and computer program product for disseminating information to mobile communication devices from a content provider via a core network. In an embodiment, the content provider sends specified information to the core network, and the content provider sends an information dissemination policy and a time release policy to the core network. The core network determines a time distribution plan for disseminating the specified information, and disseminates the specified information to one or more of the mobile communication devices in accordance with the dissemination policy from the content provider and the time distribution plan. The core network enables the one or more of the mobile devices to release the specified information to a user or users of the one or more of the mobile devices in accordance with the time release policy from the content provider.

Inventors: Agrawal; Dakshi (Monsey, NY), Le; Thai V. (White Plains, NY), Srivatsa; Mudhakar (White Plains, NY)

Assignee: International Business Machines Corporation

International Classification: H04M 1/66 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2019-11-04 0:00:00