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1. (US20110283001) Tethering method and mobile device adapted thereto

Office : United States of America
Application Number: 13108257 Application Date: 16.05.2011
Publication Number: 20110283001 Publication Date: 17.11.2011
Grant Number: 09191861 Grant Date: 17.11.2015
Publication Kind : B2
IPC:
H04W 28/26
H04W 28/16
H04W 8/26
H04W 76/02
H ELECTRICITY
04
ELECTRIC COMMUNICATION TECHNIQUE
W
WIRELESS COMMUNICATION NETWORKS
28
Network traffic or resource management
16
Central resource management; Negotiation of resources, e.g. negotiating bandwidth or QoS [Quality of Service]
26
Resource reservation
H ELECTRICITY
04
ELECTRIC COMMUNICATION TECHNIQUE
W
WIRELESS COMMUNICATION NETWORKS
28
Network traffic or resource management
16
Central resource management; Negotiation of resources, e.g. negotiating bandwidth or QoS [Quality of Service]
H ELECTRICITY
04
ELECTRIC COMMUNICATION TECHNIQUE
W
WIRELESS COMMUNICATION NETWORKS
8
Network data management
26
Network addressing or numbering for mobility support
H ELECTRICITY
04
ELECTRIC COMMUNICATION TECHNIQUE
W
WIRELESS COMMUNICATION NETWORKS
76
Connection management, e.g. connection set-up, manipulation or release
02
Connection set-up
Applicants: Bu Seop Jung
Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd.
Jung Hun Lee
Inventors: Bu Seop Jung
Jung Hun Lee
Agents: Jefferson IP Law, LLP
Priority Data: 10-2010-0046001 17.05.2010 KR
Title: (EN) Tethering method and mobile device adapted thereto
Abstract: front page image
(EN)

A mobile device and a method for providing a tethering service via a security mode and a list of preferred mobile devices are provided. The method includes determining, when the mobile device receives a connection request from a client mobile device, a number of client mobile devices that are currently connected to the mobile device, determining, when the number of connected client mobile devices is less than a preset maximum connection number, the number of created Basic Service Sets (BSSs), determining, when the number of BSSs is less than a preset maximum creation number, the identification-information regarding the client mobile device that requested connection, and providing a tethering service to the client mobile device according to the determined identification-information.