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Automatic Number Identification

<communications> (ANI) A service that tells the recipient of a telephone call the telephone number of the person making the call. This number can be passed to computer equipment to automatically retrieve associated information about the caller, i.e. account status, billing records, etc.

See CTI.

(1996-12-08)

 


Nearby terms: automatic hyphenation Automatic Mathematical TRANslation Automatic Network Routing Automatic Number Identification Automatic Repeat Request Automatic Send Receive Automatic Sequence Controlled Calculator
 

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