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calling line identification (CLI)

Calling LineIdentification, abbreviated to CLI or CLID, is a service feature of digital networks. Calling Line Identification is the display of the calling subscriber's telephone number on the called party's display

. Calling line identification can be suppressed by the calling party using

Calling Line Identification Restriction

(CLIR).Calling Line Identification

(CLI), Photo: Comtech

(CLI), Photo: Comtech

One of the advantages of CLI is that the called party can identify the calling party before accepting the call. TheCLI number can be stored in the telephone book of the terminal

. The caller ID is also supported by the local exchange in the classic analoguePOTS (Plain Old TelephoneService).

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Englisch: calling line identification - CLI
Updated at: 15.12.2017
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