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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BT hopes Baker's voice will attract a new audience to the service, which requires BT Caller Display, a compatible line and a text compatible phone.
The court heard how the girl's mother answered her mobile phone after seeing the caller display.
What you get Digital cordless telephone answering machine, text messaging, 50 name and number memory, caller display, 300m range, hands-free, clock alarm
When mine rings, I look at the caller display screen to find out who's calling and it will say something like "Fred mob" or "Simon mob".
SINCE moving house my neighbour has lost the instructions for a BT Relate 1000 Caller Display telephone.
There's even caller display so you can see who is calling before you answer AND up to 120 minutes talk time.
scam, and the crooks hope that if you see your own number come up on the caller display on your phone, you'll be interested enough to answer the call.
BT Privacy gives free caller display (normally GBP1.
I say mob because when my new toy rings, "Big Al mob" or "Little Al mob" appears on my caller display.
Workers claim that commission payments for popular products like caller display, ring back, call barring and call minder have been slashed by up to 50 per cent in the last month.
It also started charging for its 1571 answerphone and caller display services, and lifted the cost of the speaking clock to 36.