Caller ID

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Caller ID

(CID) A feature of some modems.
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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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Additional info: If you're connecting from a phone that doesn't support Caller Line Identification (1471 calls), you'll need to ask BT for an additional code.
The radio phones also have modem telecommunication features like call waiting, multi-party conferencing, caller line identification, call restriction, up to eight hours stand-by battery back-up and 90 minutes talk-time.
It is a digital phone with an impressive list of features, including Caller Line Identification, SMS, Call Wait and Hold.
In addition, Jeeves can screen calls, announce who is calling and cut out nuisance calls and junk faxes, using caller line identification. Callers can route their own calls to up to four real extensions and four virtual ones, with each extension having its own voice mail which can be either locally or remotely retrieved.