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AMENDMENTS TO THE CLAIMS 

The listing of claims will replace all prior versions, and listings, of claims in the 
application: 

Listing of Claims 

1 . (Currently Amended) Method for monitoring media session flow in a 
telecommunication network comprising a media-handling node (MHN) through which, 
sessions between subscribers are transported via first ports (PI1 PI5) and second ports 
(PQ1 - PQ5) charact e r i s e d b y comprising the following steps: 

assigning an extra port (XP1 XP5) to the media-handling node (MHN) for each 
new session that is transported through the node i ^A /hich m e thod compris e s th e 
f o l lowing furth e r s te ps : 

storing in a database (LI DB ). identification of a first subscriber (A) for which 
monitoring is desired; 

setting up a connection between the first subscriber (A) and a second subscriber 

assigning an extra port (XP1) that is adherent to the session between the first 
and second subscriber (A, - B) ; 

connecting the assigned extra port ( X P1 ) that is adherent to the session between 
the first and second subscriber (A, B) ; 

monitoring the session between the first and second subscriber via the 
connected extra port (XP4-). 

2. (Currently Amended) M ethod f o r monitoring mod i a soosion flow in a 
telecommun i cation network The method according to claim 1 , further comprising the 

sending an indicator (FLAG) from the database (L I DB) indication that the extra 
port (XP1) is to be connected. 



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3. (Currently Amended) Metno d for mon i tor i ng med i a soccion flow i n a 
t e l e commun i cation network The method according to claim 2 whereby the indicator 
(FLAG) is sent from the database (U-DB) to the media-handling node (MHN). 

4. (Currently Amended) Metho d for mon i tor i ng m e dia s e ssion flow i n a 
t ele commun i cat i on n e twork The method according to claim 1 , further comprising the 
step of any of c l aim I to 3 , which m e thod compris e s th o fo l low i ng furth e r st o p : 

setting up a three-part conference between the two involved subscribers (A and 
S) and a monitoring facility (LEMF) . 

5. (Currently Amended) An arrangement A rrang e m e nt to monitor media 
session flow in a telecommunication network comprising a media-handling node (MH N) 
through which, sessions between subscribers are transported via first ports (FI1 PI5) 
and second ports comprising: (P01 P05) c haracte ris e d by 

means for assigning an extra port (XP4-XP-5) to the media handling node (MHN) 
for each new session that is transported through the node; 

means for storing in a database (LI DB) , identification of a first subscriber (A) for 
which monitoring is desired; 

means for setting up a connection between the first subscriber (A) and a second 
subscriber (8); 

means for connect an assigned extra port (XP-4) that is adherent to the session 
between the first and second subscriber (A, B) ; 

means for monitoring the session between the first and second subscriber via the 
connected extra port (XP1) . 

6. (Currently Amended) Arra n geme nt to mon i tor m o d i a s e ss i on f l ow in 
a t ele commun i cation n e twork The arrangement according to claim 5 further comprising 
means for sending an indicator (FLAG) from the database (L I- D B) indication that the 
extra port (X P1) is to be connected. 



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7. (Currently Amended) Arrange m e nt to mon i tor modia cession f l ow i t 
a t ele oommunioat i on n e twork The arrangement according to claim 5 er-ยง further 
comprising means for setting up a three-part conference between the two involved 
subscribers (A and B) and a monitoring facility ( UE M F) . 



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