Verizon Policy Blog

May272015

There Are Options for Blocking Robocalls


At Verizon we understand that unwanted robocalls can be a bother, and we stop many robocalls before they reach consumers. We monitor our networks to detect spikes in suspicious calls, and then work with law enforcement and with other communications companies to shut down illegal robocallers. We are working with our industry to develop new technologies to stop robocalls, and consumers have a number of third-party applications and services to choose from to block such calls: Verizon Wireline customers also have options including “anonymous call block” and others that stop unwanted calls.   There’s also a good primer on “what is a robocall” on the Verizon website. A quick search of Google Play and the App Store shows dozens of free … Continue reading

Privacy, Robocalls, SPAM

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