stutter tone

stutter tone

The type of dial tone sound created by electronic voicemail systems to let users know that a message is waiting to be retrieved. The quick-sounding alert is heard when the receiver is picked up or when the talk button is depressed to make a call.
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Support VMWI, NEON LED and stutter tone for message-waiting indication
0 supports traditional 'Class 5' telephone features, including Call Waiting, Caller ID, Call Forwarding, Call Transfer, Call Hold, Distinctive Ringing, Stutter Tone and Flash Hook.
As the popularity of the various message systems offered by the utilities grows, people will want a product that saves them the trouble of having to pick up the handset and listen for the stutter tone or other audible indicator.