dialled number identification service

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Dialled Number Identification Service definition

communications
(DNIS) A service that tells the recipient of a telephone call the telephone number dialled by the person making the call. It is used by call centres hosting multiple numbers, voicemail systems and ISPs offering shared dial-in services.
Compare ANI, Caller ID.
(2005-02-09)

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