[Gllug] [Fwd: Caller ID on a POTS line]

general_email at technicalbloke.com general_email at technicalbloke.com
Tue Jan 18 23:09:30 UTC 2011

On 18/01/11 22:23, j.roberts wrote:
> On 18/01/11 18:29, general_email at technicalbloke.com wrote:
>> On 18/01/11 09:32, Christopher Hunter wrote:
>>> http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/BNIB-BT-CALL-REMINDER-CALLER-ID-3-FREE-AAA-BATTERIES-/320640794781?pt=UK_MobilePhones_HomePhones_HomePhones_JN&hash=item4aa7ae409d
> ...
>> Hi Chris, on the face of it they look ideal (which is why I bought 3 of
>> them myself) but...
> Just a silly point: you may want to check you actually do have
> caller-id service before getting too stuck-in.
> This is probably not an issue on BT but various phone suppliers (I
> know Opal, and have heard also Talk-talk) do NOT supply caller-id at all.
> Not even at an extra charge, last time we checked for our client.
> MeJ

Thanks Mej, thankfully they do (bogstandard domestic BT line), they even
waived the quarterly charge of £8 something for me as I use the line for
calls as well as broadband :)


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