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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Personal Number Service includes features such as calling party announcement, calling line identification, and reverse "White Pages" information for improved subscriber control over voice communications.
Another application, Calling Line Identification (CLI), sends background information on the calling party to paging and cellular systems for use in a variety of applications.
It provides full filtering and spoofing of IP/IPX data packets to minimize line usage and call costs, and supports the ISDN Calling Line Identification Presentation (CLIP) facility, which provides password protection and prevents unauthorized access.
The SmarTalk NRG provides a complete range of business telephone system features, while supporting enhanced network services such as Calling Line Identification, visual message waiting and three way conferencing.
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SpectraLink's digital integration strategy enables users to take advantage of advanced calling features, such as calling line identification and calling party number display.
An optional Calling Line Identification feature (CLID) is available and offers many advantages.