[VoiceOps] IAM callername instead of CNAM

Carlos Alvarez carlos at televolve.com
Wed Feb 3 12:46:29 EST 2010

On 2/3/10 9:55 AM, Paul Timmins wrote:
> Why do terminating carriers listen to the contents of the GenericName
> field, one might ask? (Shouldn't they be doing a CNAM dip
> unconditionally, after all?) Because Canadian calls implement caller ID
> with name that way. They don't use a CNAM database like we do in the US.
> If you ignore GenericName, you lose out on caller ID with name data on
> Canadian calls.

I wish all carriers would do this.  Sure would make life a lot easier 
for me.  Why wouldn't you?

Carlos Alvarez

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