US Patent No. 10,172,133


Patent No. 10,172,133
Issue Date January 01, 2019
Title Managed Access To Multiple Wireless Carriers
Inventorship David Hopkins, Stewartstown, PA (US)
Joseph Burdick, Pomona, NY (US)
Assignee United Parcel Service of America, Inc., Atlanta, GA (US)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,172,133

1. A method comprising:receiving, from a network device, a geographic configuration for a mobile station, wherein the geographic configuration (a) is for a plurality of defined geofences and (b) identifies a plurality of wireless carriers providing wireless services within the geofences;
receiving, from the network device, a station-type configuration (a) specifying criteria in which the mobile station is to stop using a primary wireless carrier, and (b) specifying information identifying the manner in which the mobile station is designated to react to one or more wireless service issues;
identifying the primary wireless carrier, indicated in the received geographic configuration, associated with a first geofence of the geofences, from the plurality of wireless carriers; and
initiating a session with the primary wireless carrier.