US Patent No. 10,397,965

SYSTEM AND METHOD OF DETERMINING REAL-TIME LOCATION AND STATUS OF VOICE-OVER WI-FI (VOWIFI) USERS IN HETEROGENEOUS NETWORK ENVIRONMENT


Patent No. 10,397,965
Issue Date August 27, 2019
Title System And Method Of Determining Real-time Location And Status Of Voice-over Wi-fi (vowifi) Users In Heterogeneous Network Environment
Inventorship Anil Pawar, Gurgaon (IN)
Sagar Mishra, Berhampur (IN)
Assignee RELIANCE JIO INFOCOMM LIMITED, Mumbai, Maharashtra (IN)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,397,965

1. A method of restricting at least one service to a subscriber based on a location area information, wherein the subscriber is associated with a unique Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) identifier of a subscriber identity module, the method comprising steps of:receiving a connection request from a user equipment (UE), wherein the connection request includes at least one of a UE identifier associated with the user equipment and the unique SIM identifier;
generating one of a positive response and a negative response based on the connection request, wherein the positive response is generated in an event a user profile corresponding to the user equipment is identified and the negative response is generated in an event the user profile corresponding to the user equipment is not identified,
the user profile comprises the unique SIM identifier, a state information and the location area information of the subscriber identity module, and
the state information indicates one of connected and detached, and
the location area information corresponds to a last location of the SIM in an event the subscriber is latched with a cellular network: and
restricting the at least one service to the subscriber in an event of:
the negative response is generated based on the connection request,
the state information of the subscriber identity module indicates detached, and
the location area information of the subscriber identity module belongs to a forbidden list of areas in which the at least one service is restricted to the subscriber.