Automatic dialing and announcing device means an automated device that selects and dials telephone numbers and that, working alone or in conjunction with another device, disseminates a prerecorded or synthesized voice message to the telephone number that the device calls.
Call means an attempt made to contact or a contact made with a subscriber by means of a telephone or telephone line.
Caller means a person that attempts to contact or that contacts a subscriber by using a telephone or telephone line.
Caller identification service means a telephone service that permits subscribers to see a callers telephone number before answering the telephone.
Debt buyer means a person that engages in the business of purchasing delinquent or charged-off debt for the purpose of collecting the debt.
Established business relationship means a previous transaction or series of transactions between a caller and a subscriber that occurred within the 18 months preceding a call.
Subscriber means an individual who has obtained residential or wireless telephone services from a telecommunications provider, or a person who resides with the individual. [2007 c.823 §1; 2015 c.561 §1]