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Apparatus and Method for Managing a Network
US 08756639 B2, June 17, 2014, Shiu Chong et al. / AT&T Intellectual Property I, L.P. (Atlanta, US)
A non-transitory computer-readable storage medium, comprising computer…

Bandwidth Management
US 08584187 B2, Nov. 12, 2013, Sanjay K. Udani / Verizon Patent and Licensing Inc. (Basking Ridge, US)
A method, comprising:…

Bandwidth Management for Packet-Based Program Service
US 08763056 B2, June 24, 2014, Abbas Bagasra / Verizon Patent and Licensing Inc. (Basking Ridge, US)
A method comprising:…

Content Placement
US 08856846 B2, Oct. 7, 2014, David L. Applegate et al. / AT&T Intellectual Property I, L.P. (Atlanta, US)
A computer-implemented method comprising:…

Control Apparatus, Content Transmission System and Content Transmission Method
US 08566889 B2, Oct. 22, 2013, Yoshinobu Kure / Sony Corporation JP
A control apparatus for accepting a request for transmission of a content…

Dynamic Probability-Based Admission Control Scheme for Distributed Video on Demand System
US 08661484 B1, Feb. 25, 2014, Sami Saleh Alwakeel et al. / King Saud University (Riyadh, SA)
A computer-implemented method for dynamic probability based admission control…

End of Show Handling
US 08732776 B2, May 20, 2014, Philip R. Wiser et al. / Kuautli Media Investment Zrt. (Budapest, HU)
A method implemented on a computer system to display a linear content,…

Fast Channel Change on a Bandwidth Constrained Network
US 08769591 B2, July 1, 2014, Kapil Sharma et al. / Cisco Technology, Inc. (San Jose, US)
A method, comprising:…

Fast-Start Streaming and Buffering of Streaming Content for Personal Media Player
US 08621533 B2, Dec. 31, 2013, Bhupendra Natwerial Shah et al. / Sling Media, Inc. (Foster City, US)
A method for playing a media stream received via a network, the method…

Interactive Media Guidance System Having Multiple Devices
US 08607287 B2, Dec. 10, 2013, Todd A Walker / United Video Properties, Inc. (Santa Clara, US)
A method for accessing video programming on different devices through a network…

IP Video Delivery Using Flexible Channel Bonding
US 08516532 B2, Aug. 20, 2013, Patrick M. Maurer et al. / Motorola Mobility LLC (Libertyville, US)
A method for IP video delivery, comprising:…

Method and Apparatus for Internet Protocol Television Media Content Sharing
US 08745678 B2, June 3, 2014, Christopher P. Gilboy / AT&T Intellectual Property II, L.P. (Atlanta, US)
A method for accessing media content from a communication network, comprising:…

Method and Apparatus for Network Bandwidth Allocation
US 08843978 B2, Sept. 23, 2014, Glen Hardin / Time Warner Cable Enterprises LLC (New York, US)
Network apparatus configured to selectively allocate bandwidth within a plurality…

Method and Device for Providing Programs to Multiple End User Devices
US 08627390 B2, Jan. 7, 2014, John Reister et al. / ARRIS Solutions, Inc. (Suwanee, US)
A method for providing programs to multiple end user devices, the method…

Method and System for Enhancing Delivery of Third Party Content
US 08763057 B2, June 24, 2014, Michael P. Ruffini / Verizon Patent and Licensing Inc. (Basking Ridge, US)
A method comprising:…

Method and System for Providing Different Formats of Encoded Content in a Switched Digital Video (SDV) System
US 08739233 B2, May 27, 2014, John Schlack / General Instrument Corporation (Horsham, US)
A method for providing a switched digital video (SDV) channel to at least one…

Method and System for Transferring Content to a Networked Unit
US 08776153 B2, July 8, 2014, Brad Allen Medford et al. / AT&T Intellectual Property I, LP (Atlanta, US)
A method of downloading video content representing a subscriber program…

Method of Transmitting Layered Video-Coded Information
US 08621532 B2, Dec. 31, 2013, Robert Lewis Schmidt et al. / AT&T Intellectual Property II, L.P. (Atlanta, US)
A method comprising:…

Method, System, and Device for Admission Control
US 08621534 B2, Dec. 31, 2013, Ting Zou et al. / Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. (Shenzhen, CN)
A method for admission control, comprising:…

Methods and Apparatus for Managing Network Resources Used by Multimedia Streams in a Virtual Pipe
US 08549570 B2, Oct. 1, 2013, Steve Martin et al. / Ericsson Television Inc. (Duluth, US)
A method by a pipe control node for managing network resources that are used…

Methods, Systems, and Devices for Bandwidth Conservation
US 08701148 B2, April 15, 2014, Albert Whited et al. / AT&T Intellectual Property I, L.P. (Atlanta, US)
A method, comprising:…

Personal Television Channel and System and Method Thereof
US 08752103 B2, June 10, 2014, Scott White et al. / AT&T Intellectual Property I, LP (Atlanta, US)
A computer-readable storage device, comprising computer instructions which,…

Policy Control Over Switched Delivery Networks
US 08578432 B2, Nov. 5, 2013, Swaminatha Vasudevan et al. / Cisco Technology, Inc. (San Jose, US)
A method comprising:…

Resource Conservation for Packet Television Services
US 08464299 B1, June 11, 2013, Tim J. Rahrer et al. / Rockstar Consortium US LP (Plano, US)
A method for conserving resources associated with packet television services…

Resource Scheduling Apparatus and Method, Program Requesting Method and System
US 08832759 B2, Sept. 9, 2014, Xiangyang Ji et al. / Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. (Shenzhen, CN)
A resource scheduling method, comprising:…

Statistical Remultiplexer Performance for Video on Demand Applications by Use of Metadata
US 08789119 B2, July 22, 2014, Sangeeta Ramakrishnan / Cisco Technology, Inc. (San Jose, US)
A statistical remultiplexer, comprising:…

System and Method for Multimedia Viewership Surveying
US 08863205 B2, Oct. 14, 2014, Sandeep Relan et al. / Broadcom Corporation (Irvine, US)
A multimedia distribution network comprising a plurality of set-top-boxes (STBs)…

System and Method to Control Communication of Data
US 08479241 B2, July 2, 2013, Chin Yuan et al. / AT&T Intellectual Property I, LP (Atlanta, US)
A method comprising:…

Systems and Methods for Prioritization of Data for Intelligent Discard in a Communication Network
US 08745677 B2, June 3, 2014, David Gell et al. / Cygnus Broadband, Inc. (San Diego, US)
A base station for managing transmission of packets over a communication link…

Technique for Effectively Providing Various Entertainment Services Through a Communications Network
US 08752104 B2, June 10, 2014, Louis D. Williamson et al. / Time Warner Cable Enterprises LLC (New York, US)
A system for providing program material to a plurality of devices in an area…

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