Caller ID


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Caller ID

(CID) A feature of some modems.

Caller ID

A telephone company service that sends the caller's telephone number between the first and second ring of the call. If the calling number is not blocked, the calling number is displayed on the handset or base station of the called party. This is one feature within a set of services called Custom Local Area Signaling Services (CLASS). See ANI and CNAM.
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Presensoft IM Caller ID is the first and only solution to eliminate anonymity as the primary security threat in the realm of public instant messaging.
For families with more than one phone line, Internet Caller ID helps make that second phone line more productive:
The blog offers Caller ID consumers information on everything from how Caller ID works to contact information for the attorney general's office in each state.
Casio PhoneMate's exclusive Data Dial(TM) capability simplifies the initial set-up and programming of the units, speeds entry of autodial names and numbers and permits users to scroll through stored Caller ID records and dial the associated phone number with the touch of a button.
Both U S WEST Caller ID with Privacy+ and U S WEST No Solicitation assist customers in screening unwanted telemarketing calls.
They see Caller ID as, at best, an intrusion on the caller, and at worst, a symptom of society's growing alienation and rudeness, along the lines of freeway gridlock and sending nasty e-mail ``flames.
Other Caller ID introductions include the deluxe speakerphone model GE 2-9398, with 70 name and number Caller ID memory, three-line LCD and a dial back feature.
They demand the power and flexibility that only the Android operating system offers through features like true multitasking and Caller ID," said Greg Smith, president of Privus Mobile.
There is strong "word-of-mouth" marketing potential for TV caller ID -- 81% have "told" friends and neighbors about it, and 58% have "shown" it to friends or neighbors.
Caller ID has been delayed since June 1, when customers were first given the chance to have their phone numbers blocked.
The Caller ID feature offers name (where available) and number information, and the time and date the call was received.
EBIF-Enabled TV Caller ID Application is Ready for Commercial Launch by Cable System Operators Using the HITS AxIS Centralized Product Suite