US 9,813,321 B2
Hybrid content delivery system
Svetlin Detelinov Mladenov, Novi Iskar (BG); and Nikolay Emilov Dimitrov, Sofia (BG)
Assigned to VIBLAST OOD, Sofia (BG)
Filed by VIBLAST OOD, Sofia (BG)
Filed on Oct. 1, 2014, as Appl. No. 14/503,999.
Prior Publication US 2016/0099855 A1, Apr. 7, 2016
Int. Cl. H04L 12/26 (2006.01); H04L 29/06 (2006.01); H04L 29/08 (2006.01)
CPC H04L 43/0888 (2013.01) [H04L 65/608 (2013.01); H04L 67/104 (2013.01); H04L 43/0876 (2013.01)] 20 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A method for delivering content, the method comprising, by a processor:
receiving a first request from a first device, wherein the first request is for the content;
sending at least a first chunk of content data to the first device, wherein the content data is associated with the content;
receiving a second request from a second device, wherein the second request is for the content;
sending an identification of the first device to the second device; and
sending an instruction to the second device, wherein the instruction is effective to establish a communication channel between the first device and the second device in order for a second chunk of the content data to be sent from the first device to the second device through the communication channel established between the first device and the second device, and wherein the communication channel is established in response to the receipt of the identification of the first device at the second device.