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Why major telecom services need a call filtering service
June 7, 2022 at 1:00 AM
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There are now federal mandates for telecom services to implement robocall blocking. At best, robocalls are an annoyance that cost Americans billions in wasted time. But the consequences can be much more dire for individuals who aren’t aware of the threat from spam calls. Robocalls also cost individuals $10 billion in fraud. The expense and disruption of automated spam calls are just a few reasons the federal government created new regulations. Now, telecom services must block calls from companies that haven’t registered with the Federal Communications Commission. Here’s why all major phone providers need a call filtering service.

Meet federal regulations

While the new mandate has been in place for a year, companies are still slow to meet new standards. Only 17 percent of businesses have implemented software to block robocalls, leaving the vast majority of telecom services behind in meeting federal regulations. Just over half are developing proprietary software to meet compliance.

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