(NASDAQ: CNSL) today announced it has joined a coalition of 51 attorneys general and 11 of its industry voice service provider peers to fight illegal robocalls
by agreeing to eight Anti-Robocall Principles that will help protect voice service customers from illegal robocalls
and make it easier for attorneys general to investigate and prosecute bad actors.
That, he says, is in spite of the fact that the Federal Communications Commission "spoke clearly" on the scourge of robocalls
: "we expect opt-out call blocking services to be offered to consumers for free."
Many of these robocalls
are scams and are designed to lure people into calling back and giving out financial information such as their credit card numbers.
The TNS Call Guardian robocall
detection solution is used by US wireless service providers as well as US landline providers and is accessible via numerous types of signaling protocols, can be customized by the individual operator, and is available to all types of service providers, including wireless, VoIP, and TDM wireline.
reminders are an effective, potentially low-cost approach to appointment reminders in safety-net clinics," Dr.
Crucially, the script provided the GOP identifies that the robocall
is coming from the Oregon Republican Party, but the county-provided transcript contains no identifier.
Companies like Nomorobo, Primus Telecommunications, and even Apple and Google have already created technology to block robocalls
, and at least two bills have been introduced in Congress to make the technology more widely available to consumers and telephone service providers.
are a real cost to businesses in terms of lost productivity and toll free usage, said Michael Boland, Chief Analyst and VP at BIA/Kelsey.
That is why our telecom services company YouMail has launched the new monthly YouMail Robocall
Index to give U.S.
Last Thursday, a robocall
was made to homes throughout Niagara County accusing Nicolas J.
(19) The FTC acknowledged the exigency of the issue when it announced a nationwide "Robocall
Challenge" in late 2012, encouraging individuals and small businesses to develop a technical solution to reduce robocalling for a cash prize of $50,000.