Calling in selected telephone group

Application Number: 00108162
Application Date: 2000.05.08
Publication Number: 1273483
Publication Date: 2000.11.15
Priority Information: 1999/5/6 US 09/306038
International: H04M3/42
Applicant(s) Name: Thomson Licensing Corp.
Inventor(s) Name: C.C. Rode;Shu Lin-Mei
Patent Agency Code: 72001
Patent Agent: wang yue
Abstract A method and system for providing a paging feature to a particular group of telephones in a multiline telephone system are described. In one embodiment, a method is presented for providing an one-way communication among a selected group of telephones in a KUS-less telephone system having a plurality of telephones. A group number is assigned to each of the plurality of telephones in the system. A group number is selected at a paging telephone selected from the plurality of telephones. A one-way voice communication is set up automatically through a voice channel of the telephone system to a group of telephones having the selected group number.