US Patent No. 9,058,311

USER TIMEFRAME SELECTION FOR DELIVERY OF MEDIA RESOURCES


Patent No. 9,058,311
Issue Date June 16, 2015
Title User Timeframe Selection For Delivery Of Media Resources
Inventorship Daniel Joe Sershen, Overland Park, KS (US)
James Walter Norris, Kansas City, MO (US)
Jeffrey J. Klaumann, Frisco, TX (US)
Assignee Sprint Communications Company L.P., Overland Park, KS (US)

Claim of US Patent No. 9,058,311

1. A method of operating a user communication device having a graphical display, the method comprising:
displaying a Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) link associated with a media resource and responsively receiving a user selection
of the displayed HTTP link;

displaying a delivery time schedule menu for the media resource responsive to the user selection of the displayed HTTP link;
responsive to the displayed delivery time schedule menu, receiving a delivery time schedule instruction on the user communication
device indicating a user-acceptable time frame for receipt of the media resource in the user communication device;

generating and transferring an HTTP request packet with an HTTP header that indicates the user-acceptable time frame for receipt
of the media resource into the user communication device; and

receiving the media resource associated with the HTTP link according to the delivery time schedule instruction and responsive
to the HTTP header in the transferred HTTP request packet.