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Peer-to-peer collaborative streaming among moble terminals

Authors Sheung Han Gary Chan
Man Fung Leung
Oscar Chi Lim Au
Issue Date 2011-06-14
Source US Patent, 7,961,694 B1, 2011
Summary Systems and methods for collaborative streaming among mobile terminals. Periodically, the mobile terminals may pull a portion of the data stream from a content provider coupled thereto over a primary channel and distribute the pulled data to neighboring mobile terminals, possibly including other mobile terminals pulling portions of the data stream from the content provider and passive mobile terminals that are only receiving pulled data. By transferring data over the secondary channel, the cost to any one terminal to receive the data stream is reduced.
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