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Topic # 9731 9-Oct-2006 15:07
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Does anyone know if Telecom plans to implement Anonymous Call Rejection (ACR) in NZ?

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Reply # 48081 9-Oct-2006 18:52
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Would be a great feature to have!

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  Reply # 48099 9-Oct-2006 20:45
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They have the basic form now called caller display, if you dont know the number on the screen dont anwser it!

 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 48156 10-Oct-2006 07:47
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I guess this feature originated from the "called party pays" regime in the US. With free incoming calls in NZ, and Caller ID free to all now, I wouldn't hold your breath for this service.

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  Reply # 48158 10-Oct-2006 08:13
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em: and Caller ID free to all now


Free to all? For cellular communications devices maybe, but not land lines.

Telecom website

"$3.95 a month (including GST) or $2.50 a month (including GST) if taken as part of our Anytime plan."





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  Reply # 48262 10-Oct-2006 20:50
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I would rather the call never gets to my phone. And the caller gets a message I dont accept calls from blocked numbers.

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  Reply # 48263 10-Oct-2006 20:56
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satellite_sam: They have the basic form now called caller display, if you dont know the number on the screen dont anwser it!


No number is shown if it is an Anonymous caller.



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  Reply # 48272 10-Oct-2006 22:41
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andrewcnz:
satellite_sam: They have the basic form now called caller display, if you dont know the number on the screen dont anwser it!


No number is shown if it is an Anonymous caller.





So therefore if no number is shown it is anonymous and you dont anwser the call

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  Reply # 48280 11-Oct-2006 02:54
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Yes, but the phone has rung and I have been interuppted to go look at the display, landlines dont have a "no" or "red" button on them to make the thing stop ringing so all you can do is stand there waiting for it to stop, and some people are very persistant when they call waiting 50-60 seconds, some even longer.

plus it would be nice if these people were told just why they were not getting an answer and an option to unblock their number and to get put thru like the service in the states offer people. A lot of people in offices cant use the 0197 and 0196 codes to control the display of their numbers. 




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  Reply # 48293 11-Oct-2006 12:19
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It is quite annoying on cellphones, to have someone ring you, and you miss the call, and can't ring them back as the caller has their ID blocked.

Slightly offtopic, do the <choice of emergency service> get shown blocked numbers if you call 111?

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  Reply # 48296 11-Oct-2006 12:55
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Confidential Numbers are shown at emergency numbers

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  Reply # 48304 11-Oct-2006 14:48
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I used to own a Nokia 2280 and that had a feature that can block numbers but I've been told that they took off the feature (and I don't know why) it was a good little feature coz I've had like a couple of people phone harassing me and I just blocked them but however I tried a little experiment by blocking the home phone and then ringing my cellphone and I dont know why but it just went to my voicemail and they would be able to leave voice messages.




      

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