US Patent No. 10,511,961

SERVICE IN WLAN INTER-WORKING, ADDRESS MANAGEMENT SYSTEM, AND METHOD


Patent No. 10,511,961
Issue Date December 17, 2019
Title Service In Wlan Inter-working, Address Management System, And Method
Inventorship Pek Yew Tan, Singapore (SG)
Hong Cheng, Singapore (SG)
Chee Bing Tan, WA (AU)
Assignee Wi-Fi One, LLC, Dallas, TX (US)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,511,961

1. A method comprising:sending, from a mobile terminal, a tunneling setup request message to a network element of a first wireless communications network via a second wireless communications network, the tunneling setup request message requesting a service from the second wireless communications network, and;
receiving, by the mobile terminal, a tunneling setup response message from the network element of the first wireless communications network via the second wireless communications network, the tunneling setup response message comprising address information for the mobile terminal and service parameters for a tunnel,
wherein, when the mobile terminal is engaged in an active session prior to sending the tunneling setup request message, the address information comprises a same address previously allocated to the mobile terminal for the active session.