US 9,813,547 B2
Providing content to a child mobile device via a parent mobile device
Woo Beum Lee, Basking Ridge, NJ (US); Jeffrey M. Walsh, Verona, NJ (US); and Michelle Felt, Randolph, NJ (US)
Assigned to Verizon Patent and Licensing Inc., Basking Ridge, NJ (US)
Filed by Verizon Patent and Licensing Inc., Arlington, VA (US)
Filed on May 20, 2015, as Appl. No. 14/717,052.
Prior Publication US 2016/0344861 A1, Nov. 24, 2016
Int. Cl. H04M 3/00 (2006.01); H04W 4/00 (2009.01); G06F 15/16 (2006.01); H04M 1/725 (2006.01); H04W 4/12 (2009.01); H04W 12/06 (2009.01); H04M 15/00 (2006.01); H04L 12/58 (2006.01); H04L 29/06 (2006.01); H04W 12/00 (2009.01); H04M 3/42 (2006.01); H04M 1/677 (2006.01); H04W 88/02 (2009.01)
CPC H04M 1/72577 (2013.01) [H04L 51/00 (2013.01); H04L 63/0227 (2013.01); H04M 3/42382 (2013.01); H04M 15/58 (2013.01); H04W 4/12 (2013.01); H04W 12/00 (2013.01); H04W 12/06 (2013.01); H04M 1/677 (2013.01); H04M 3/4217 (2013.01); H04W 88/02 (2013.01)] 20 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A device, comprising:
one or more processors to:
receive one or more preferences for providing a message-based data service,
the message-based data service communicating using text-based messaging;
provide, based on receiving the one or more preferences, information associated with the one or more preferences to a mobile control application of a mobile device,
the mobile control application prohibiting access, by the mobile device, to a cellular data network based on the one or more preferences and based on at least one of:
a location of the mobile device, or
a combined data usage of the device and the mobile device, and
the mobile control application limiting the mobile device to only obtaining data using the message-based data service;
receive, in a first text message, from the mobile device, and as a result of the mobile control application prohibiting access to the cellular data network, a content request,
the content request identifying content to be obtained via a data connection;
filter, based on receiving the content request and based on the one or more preferences, the content request to generate a filtered request;
obtain, based on filtering the content request, the content via the data connection;
process, based on obtaining the content, the content to generate processed content for providing in a second text message; and
provide, based on processing the content, the processed content to the mobile device in the second text message.