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BlackBerry (BB) issued patent titled "UTILIZING WI-FI COUNTRY CODE TO ASSIST CELLULAR NETWORK SELECTION"

Jan 01, 2019 - News Bites Canadian Markets

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Corporate Wire Date: 01 January 2019 02:36 EST

BlackBerry (BB) has been issued a new European patent titled "UTILIZING WI-FI COUNTRY CODE TO ASSIST CELLULAR NETWORK SELECTION" by the European Patent Office. The patent number is EP3419345 (A1) and was issued on December 26, 2018.

A method of selecting a cellular network entails detecting a Wi-Fi signal, obtaining a country code from the Wi-Fi signal, prioritizing cellular network frequency bands base...