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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While capacitance can prevent Caller Line Identification (CLI) from functioning after several filters are installed, the Z-420UKP2J keeps CLI working with up to ten filters installed.
This TDMA network will be a migration from the existing AMPS network, and will provide the operator with the abil7ity to offer customers the latest in cellular technology, including new services such as caller line identification and text messaging.
For paging operators, the main benefits are the reduction in trunk setup time, the ability to use the Caller Line Identification (CLI) feature to initiate numeric messaging, increasing the system capacity and flow of handling information, thus reducing the number of trunks which in turn lowers the carriers' operating costs and benefits end users.
Network access can be controlled through a variety parameters including MAC addressing, IP address, type of protocol, TCP/UDP port number and Caller Line Identification.
The phone supports features such as short messaging and caller line identification.
It provides 2-4 wire conversion; on-hook reception for caller line identification applications; programmable line impedance, network balance, and gain to allow a variety of line configurations.
AccessBuilder and OfficeConnect remote access platforms - which includes user authentication, packet filtering, and caller line identification - to offer a complete level of security for the full spectrum of Intranetworking applications.