MDR has the unique capability of providing a standardized three digit Abbreviated Dialing
Code (ADC) across 94 percent of all cellular phones in the U.S., which has greater effectiveness and flexibility than standard SMS text messaging.
Additionally, Star Dial services (Abbreviated Dialing
) may be affected; customers are requested to make sure these services are functioning properly following the upgrade and report any problem to Batelco.
Customers also can set up an abbreviated dialing
feature so that workers can be reached at their desk or mobile phone via the same two-to-five digit extension number.
This nationwide abbreviated dialing
code will provide an effective replacement for an array of numbers used across the nation to connect to communication systems operated by underground utility operators and state and local governments.
All service providers must use 8-1-1 as the national abbreviated dialing
code and discontinue use of other dialing arrangements for access to one-call centers.
Discussions among coalition members about the fundamental nature of abbreviated dialing
codes like 511 triggered increased interest in interoperabitity.
Williams, product manager of N11 and abbreviated dialing
Up to 40 locations can be dialed at the touch of a single key, while an additional 100 numbers can be dialed by two-digit abbreviated dialing
. If the number being dialed is busy, the UF-755 will automatically redial up to 15 times.
The telephone set that comes with the system has several features--such as speed calling, abbreviated dialing
and call forwarding--that streamline the calling process.
For example, with the Clarent Gatekeeper, enterprises with Clarent and Cisco gateways are able to access private and abbreviated dialing
plans enabling end users to take advantage of IP telephony without changing their dialing behavior.