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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The modus operandi of the scammers is commonly known as caller ID "spoofing".
Verizon's Call Intercept also allows subscribers to give a four-digit PIN (personal identification number) to family and friends to bypass the blocking feature when they're calling from a phone line that doesn't provide information to Caller ID devices.
With the new BellSouth Caller ID package, any small business that relies on personalized and repeated customer contacts can compile a database that will enhance customer service efforts, marketing, and information management.
Nevertheless, despite its benefits, caller ID poses some potentially serious problems for the police.
Fifteen more products with Caller ID are expected to be out by the end of this year.
Hashimoto's first Caller ID patent was filed in Japan in 1976, with two U.
This will allow Privus Mobile to apply its unique data validation technology to deliver reliable caller ID service to mobile users by matching numbers with names, regardless of whether or not the caller is in the recipient's contact list.
The caller can press 1 to unblock the number so it will show up on Caller ID.
Both have one-touch call back to numbers stored in Caller ID.
They felt it added a great deal to the Caller ID service.
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Pacific Bell and GTE-California first proposed Caller ID in 1992 but balked at PUC privacy restrictions, which would have blocked disclosure of unlisted phone numbers unless the customer requested disclosure.