POUGHKEEPSIE, NY -- Have you ever wished you could see the name of the person calling you? Beginning Dec. 2, NYNEX will introduce a deluxe version of its Call ID service that displays the number and name associated with an incoming call.
Call ID Deluxe is one of five new PhoneSmart(R) products being introduced in Dutchess, Orange, Sullivan, and Ulster counties Dec. 2. These products will be made available throughout NYNEX's New York State service area during 1996.
Call ID Deluxe is priced at $7.50/month for residential customers and $9.50/month for business customers, $1/month more than regular Call ID, which provides the calling-party number only.
The other new services being introduced along with Call ID Deluxe include:
Call Manager - Allows customers who are on the phone and who have Call Waiting and Call ID to:
> Forward an incoming call to Call Answering. NYNEX Call Answering service is required;
>Bridge the incoming call into the current conversation. Three-way Calling is not required;
>Send the call to an announcement that says the person you're trying to reach is on the phone, and to please hold; >Drop either of the two calls.
Call Manager Deluxe - allows customers who are on the phone, and who have Call Waiting and Call ID Deluxe to see the name associated with the incoming call and use all of the call management features available with Call Manager.
Call Waiting ID - Allows Call Waiting customers to receive Call ID information (number only) for a new incoming call.
Call Waiting ID Deluxe - Provides the phone number and name of the calling party to Call Waiting customers, along with the phone number.
Customers who want to prevent Call ID Deluxe from displaying their name and number can use one of two options. Per Call Restrict is provided automatically at no charge to all customers in areas where PhoneSmart(R) features are available. Per Call Restrict prevents the display of both a caller's name and number by dialing *67 (1167 rotary) before the number.
All Call Restrict, also available at no charge, prevents the display of a caller's name and number automatically. All Call Restrict customers can allow their number to be displayed by dialing *82 (1182 rotary) before the phone number. All Call Restrict customers must call NYNEX and have this feature removed in order to allow the display of their number and name. There may be a one-time $5.00 fee charged to customers who switch between Per Call Restrict and All Call Restrict.
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