call forwarding


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call forwarding

n.
A telephone service that enables a customer to redirect incoming phone calls to another number.

call′ for′warding


n.
a telephone service that allows a customer to have calls automatically rerouted to another designated number.
[1990–95]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.call forwarding - lets you transfer your incoming calls to any telephone that you can dial direct
telephony, telephone - transmitting speech at a distance
Translations

call forwarding

n (Telec) → Anrufweiterschaltung f
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Customers will not be billed for the one-time setup fees or monthly charges for call forwarding, although customers will be responsible for any toll charges on forwarded calls and wireless airtime charges.
Call forwarding might have connected the two of you immediately, but it would also send through all those nuisance calls that a secretary would have screened.
voice-activated dialing, voicemail, call forwarding, call waiting, and caller ID.
With the Customer Controlled Call Forwarding service users can forward incoming calls to another number whenever necessary, the Call Waiting and Call Hold service can accommodate up to four calls at any one time and the Call Deflection service allows users to seamlessly redirect calls to their voicemail, mobile, a colleague or another department.