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Are there phones out there that have message indicator for Comcast voice message?

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Are there phones out there that have message indicator for Comcast voice message?

Are there any phones that will have a visual indicator that I have a VM in my Comcast mailbox?

My Panasonic does not do it. It has a light for messages stored on the phone answering machine but not for messages left on my Comcast mailbox.
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Re: Are there phones out there that have message indicator for Comcast voice message?

I think any phone with a standard Message Waiting Indicator should work. I checked Comcast's FAQs on compatible equipment, and they don't go into detail about MWI compatibility, just general phone and fax machines.



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Re: Are there phones out there that have message indicator for Comcast voice message?

Most newer cordless phones, particularly those that use the DECT standard, support this.  I picked up a package of 3 Panasonic DECT 6.0 phones last year @ Costco similar to these: http://www.costco.com/Browse/Product.aspx?Prodid=11294885&whse=BC&Ne=4000000&eCat=BC|79&N=4001437&Mo...=
 
I bought them as the set was cheaper than buying new batteries for 2 of my old cordless phones.  One nice thing was it uses 1.9GHz, and so is not on the same frequency as my home LAN (WiFi).
 
You can see in the feature list that they offer "VM/Message Alert (Indicator/LED)."  I am not sure, but I think I had to go into the menu system on the phone's settings and turn the feature on.  Then a light on top of the handset flashes when I have a message (in addition to stutter dial tone when I pick up the line).  YMMV.
 
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