T-Mobile rolls out optional caller ID service
A new subscription service will let cell phone owners find out more about strangers who get hold of their mobile phone number.
A new subscription service will let certain T-Mobile customers glean more information about unknown callers. The carrier announced today a new caller ID service for select phones that will display the name, city, and state of callers, including unknown dialers--not just those in your contact list.
Name ID, as the service is called, will also let users save these contact details to their address book.
Name ID will cost $3.99 per month after a free 10-day trial. It's currently available for the
The service is supplied by Cequint, which also counts Verizon, AT&T, HTC, LG, Motorola, RIM, and Google among its customer base. The company also produces the City ID app that comes preloaded on many of today's smartphones.