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1. WO1997032439 - A COMMUNICATION NETWORK TERMINAL SUPPORTING A PLURALITY OF APPLICATIONS

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Claims
1. A terminal (1) for a communication network, the terminal capable of supporting a plurality of applications (17, 18) and having means of communicating user messages, characterised in that it comprises means for receiving user messages having data and a header relating to one of said applications (17, 18) and means (8) for addressing the data to a respective application according to said header.

2. A terminal according to claim 1 , characterised in that said user messages are short messages and said data comprises characters in the short message.

3. A terminal according to claim 1 , characterised in that it comprises a memory (14) for storing data, and that one of said applications (17, 18) is a menu application, said menu application creating menu items in the terminal memory (14) according to predetermined commands, the terminal having means for receiving commands relating to the menu application in said user messages.

4. A terminal according to claim 1 , characterised in that said data includes an authorisation code and the terminal has means (8) for allowing and prohibiting the addressing of the data to the respective application on basis of said authorisation code.

5. A terminal (1) for a communication network, the terminal capable of supporting a plurality of applications (17, 18) and having means of communicating user messages, characterised in that it comprises means for sending data relating to one of said applications (17, 18) in a user message and means (8) for adding a header to the user message, the header indicating the respective application (17, 18) that the data relates to.

6. A terminal according to claim 5, characterised in that said user message is a short message and that the terminal comprises means (8, 10 - 12) for processing the data into characters and for sending the data in a short message.

7. A system in a communication network comprising transmitting terminals and receiving terminals capable of supporting a plurality of applications, both of said terminals having means of communicating user messages, characterised in that the transmitting terminals comprise means for sending data relating to one of said applications (17, 18) in a user message and means (8) for adding a header to the user message, the header indicating the respective application (17, 18) that the data relates to, and the receiving terminals comprise means for receiving user messages having data and a header relating to one of said applications (17, 18) and means (8) for addressing the data to a respective application according to said header.

SUBSTΓΓUTE SHEET (RULE 26)