Patent Number: 8,880,645

Title: Registration of media content with a content distribution network for transfer at a later time

Abstract: Embodiments disclosed herein provide systems and methods for registering media content with a CDN for transfer at a later time. In a particular embodiment, a method of operating a wireless communication device to deliver media content to a plurality of user devices over a Content Distribution Network (CDN) is provided. The method comprises transferring an upload registration request to the CDN that indicates the wireless communication device and an upload time. The method further comprises receiving an upload confirmation transferred from the CDN confirming the upload registration request and powering down after receiving the upload confirmation. The method further comprises powering up and obtaining the media content. After powering up and during the upload time, the method comprises transferring the media content for delivery to the CDN based on the upload confirmation, wherein the CDN subsequently transfers the media content to the user devices.

Inventors: Bertz; Lyle T. (Lee's Summit, MO), Khan; Mujahid R. (Ashburn, VA), Sershen; Daniel Joe (Overland Park, KS), Norris; James Walter (Kansas City, MO)

Assignee: Sprint Communications Company L.P.

International Classification: G06F 15/16 (20060101)

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