US 10,433,298 B2
Clientless method for context driven wireless interactions
Edward R. Thomas, London (GB); David P. Thompson, Carshalton Surrey (GB); and Alain C. Briancon, Poolesville, MD (US)
Assigned to Charter Communications Operating, LLC, St. Louis, MO (US)
Filed by Charter Communications Operating, LLC, St. Louis, MO (US)
Filed on Nov. 16, 2015, as Appl. No. 14/942,814.
Application 14/942,814 is a continuation of application No. 14/161,451, filed on Jan. 22, 2014, granted, now 9,191,777.
Claims priority of provisional application 61/755,210, filed on Jan. 22, 2013.
Prior Publication US 2016/0073397 A1, Mar. 10, 2016
This patent is subject to a terminal disclaimer.
Int. Cl. H04L 29/08 (2006.01); H04W 72/04 (2009.01); H04W 4/02 (2018.01); H04W 4/50 (2018.01)
CPC H04W 72/0433 (2013.01) [H04L 67/02 (2013.01); H04L 67/2804 (2013.01); H04L 67/2814 (2013.01); H04W 4/02 (2013.01); H04W 4/50 (2018.02); H04L 67/2819 (2013.01)] 20 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A method for providing services to a wireless receive/transmit unit (WRTU), the method comprising:
receiving, by a service management entity (SME) located in an access point (AP), a first web request from the WRTU;
generating, by the SME, a proxy auto-configuration (PAC) file;
transmitting, by the SME, said PAC file to the WRTU, wherein the PAC file includes a uniform resource locator (URL) associated with a service delivery entity (SDE) based on rules associated with a location of the WRTU;
receiving, by the SDE, a second web request from the WRTU; and
transmitting, by the SDE, a message to the WRTU based on rules associated with a location of the WRTU.