AT&T and T-Mobile Fight Robocall Menace With New Call-Verification Partnership

Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge AT&T and T-Mobile have started rolling out call authentication technology on calls placed between the two networks. Soon, if a phone call is made from one network to the other using a compatible device, then the recipient will see a “Caller Verified” message, and they’ll know for certain that the call isn’t from a spoofed robocall or spammer. AT&T also says it’s testing integrating the data used by this system its Call Protect service, which it started offering for free to its customers last month. The rollout is the latest step in US mobile carriers’ fight to stop robocalls, and it comes after Federal Communications Commission chairman Ajit Pai ordered them to implement a call authentication system by the end of 2019. Last month, the... Continue reading…

AT&T and T-Mobile Fight Robocall Menace With New Call-Verification Partnership

Mobile users are rightfully exhausted with receiving predatory robocalls, and certainly of getting spoof calls attempting to trick them into answering. Companies this year finally started to ...

Wed 14 Aug 19 from Gizmodo

AT&T and T-Mobile crack down on robocalls with new 'call verification' badge

Theoretically, the 'verified caller' badge will help protect users from mistakenly answering robocalls which often fake or 'spoof' the numbers of other people or area codes.

Wed 14 Aug 19 from Daily Mail

AT&T and T-Mobile team up in a first step toward identifying robocalls across networks

AT&T and T-Mobile announced today the carriers are offering robocall identification across networks in a first step toward SHAKEN/STIR implementation.       

Wed 14 Aug 19 from USA today

What to do when the robocalls won't stop

You recognize it the moment you pick up the phone. The quiet beat before a clearly pre-recorded message speaks ominously about your social security number getting cancelled. Or perhaps ...

Wed 14 Aug 19 from Engadget

AT&T/T-Mobile anti-robocall partnership doesn’t actually block robocalls

Carriers verify Caller ID for calls made between their two networks.

Wed 14 Aug 19 from Arstechnica

AT&T and T-Mobile team up to fight scam robocalls

Two major U.S. carriers, AT&T and T-Mobile, announced this morning a plan to team up to protect their respective customer bases from the scourge of scam robocalls. The two companies will ...

Wed 14 Aug 19 from TechCrunch

AT&T and T-Mobile start rolling out cross-network call verification

Spam calls are a huge problem for wireless providers and customers alike. Last year alone, Americans were hit with nearly 48 billion unwanted calls but relief could be in sight. In addition ...

Wed 14 Aug 19 from Techspot

AT&T and T-Mobile put aside differences in team up to fight robocalls - CNET

The two rivals are putting aside their differences to fight the robocall epidemic.

Wed 14 Aug 19 from CNET Cutting Edge

AT&T and T-Mobile will now verify phone calls between their networks

AT&T and T-Mobile have started rolling out cross-network call authentication services for their subscribers. That means the companies will now be able notify their customers ...

Wed 14 Aug 19 from Engadget

AT&T and T-Mobile begin verifying calls to protect against spam

Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge AT&T and T-Mobile have started rolling out call authentication technology on calls placed between the two networks. Soon, if a phone ...

Wed 14 Aug 19 from The Verge

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