TELECOM Digest OnLine - Sorted: Re: Verizon's Voice Mailboxes Now Give 'Shout Out' to Verizon

Re: Verizon's Voice Mailboxes Now Give 'Shout Out' to Verizon

Randolph J. Herber (
16 Jun 2005 11:35:08 -0700

In article <>,
Monty Solomon <> wrote:

> Verizon's Voice Mailboxes Now Give 'Shout Out' to Verizon
> Wireless Phones When New Messages Arrive

> Home and Business Customers in N.Y.C. and New England Can Receive TXT
> Alerts on Their Verizon Wireless Phones

> NEW YORK, June 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon home and business voice
> mailboxes now can alert customers on their Verizon Wireless phone that
> someone has left a message.

> Starting today, Verizon voice-messaging customers in New York City and
> New England can add a feature that sends a text message to any Verizon
> Wireless short text messaging-capable phone with an alert that a new
> voice message has been left on the customer's landline phone.

> -

> [TELECOM Digest Editor's Note: What is supposed to make that so
> exceptional? Cingular Wireless has always had an icon on the display
> screen indicating voice message waiting, and I have always had my
> phone set to make three chirps when that icon is turned on. PAT]

I opine that what makes it exceptional is the tie between _Verizon
home and business voice mailboxes_ and _Verizon Wireless short text
messaging-capable phone[s]_. This is not the same as the icon that a
cellphone may display after _its_ service receives a voice message.

Randolph J. Herber,, +1 630 840 2966, CD/CDFTF PK-149F,
Mail Stop 318 Fermilab Kirk & Pine Rds., PO Box 500, Batavia, IL 60510-0500,
USA. (Speaking for myself and not for US, US DOE, FNAL nor URA.) (Product,
trade, or service marks herein belong to their respective owners.)

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