US Patent No. 10,972,996

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR MANAGING COMMUNICATION SERVICES USING MULTIPLE SUBSCRIPTION AGREEMENTS


Patent No. 10,972,996
Issue Date April 06, 2021
Title Method And Apparatus For Managing Communication Services Using Multiple Subscription Agreements
Inventorship Robert Osterwise, Cumming, GA (US)
Assignee

Claim of US Patent No. 10,972,996

1. A non-transitory machine-readable storage medium, comprising executable instructions that, when executed by a processing system at a communication device, facilitate performance of operations, comprising:generating subscription utilization information for services provided under a group of subscription agreements, wherein the subscription utilization information comprises a history of subscription usage for the communication device;
selecting a target subscription agreement from among the group of subscription agreements according to the history of subscription usage for the communication device and a location of the communication device, wherein the selecting the target subscription agreement comprises iterating through the history of subscription usage starting with a most recently utilized subscription agreement at the location of the communication device;
determining a service level available at the location of the communication device; and
responsive to the determining the service level is available at the location, transmitting a registration request to a network server according to target registration information associated with the target subscription agreement.