T-Mobile says it's ready to tackle scam robocalls with FCC recommended tech - CNET

T-Mobile announced today that since launching its Scam ID and Scam Block features 18 months ago, the carrier has blocked over 1 billion scam calls. T-Mobile says it’s also ready to adopt the new FCC SHAKEN/STIR standards that allow customers to receive verified calls. Robocalls in the US have reached an all-time high, with an estimated 147 million spam calls being made per day. The ease of becoming a robocaller has lowered the barrier to entry, and scammers have begun a form of “neighborhood spoofing,” in which they call from the target phone number’s own area code to increase the chance of a call being picked up. T-Mobile says it’s improving its Scam ID and Scam Block features to protect customers against this type of robocall. S... Continue reading…

T-Mobile says it's ready to tackle scam robocalls with FCC recommended tech - CNET

The carrier says it's blocked more than a billion scam calls over the past year and half.

Thu 8 Nov 18 from CNET Cutting Edge

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