US Patent No. 10,973,059

SYSTEMS AND METHODS OF PROVIDING COMMUNICATIONS SERVICES


Patent No. 10,973,059
Issue Date April 06, 2021
Title Systems And Methods Of Providing Communications Services
Inventorship Ka-Yui Kevin Ma, North Brunswick, NJ (US)
Eugene Peter Cannon, Red Bank, NJ (US)
Assignee VONAGE AMERICA, LLC, Holmdel, NJ (US)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,973,059

1. A method of bridging an ongoing telephony communication that has already been established between first and second parties by a first telephony service provider to a first telephony device used by a third party that receives its native telephony service from a second telephony service provider, comprising:receiving, at the first telephony service provider, a request from the first telephony device indicating that the first telephony device is to be connected to the ongoing telephony communication that has been established by the first telephony service provider between the first and second parties, where the second party is using a second telephony device that is registered under the same account with the first telephony service provider as the first telephony device; and
bridging the first telephony device into the ongoing telephony communication so that the third party using the first telephony device can communicate with the first and second parties.