Verizon to launch a free app for blocking Robocalls.
Tired of paying extra money to fight against spam and robocalls? The new app is expected to be available for download very soon.
It will be a free version of Verizon’s current call filtering application for both Android and iOS customers. For those who don’t mind paying for the premium version, the app costs $2.99 per month. AT&T also revealed recently that it is developing new features to get rid of robocalls.
The two organizations state they are presently participating in the “shaken/mix” convention. The technology/innovation utilizes authentication to expose robocalls and different kinds of spam. Fake calls are on the rise in the U.S.Due to them disguising themselves as legitimate numbers. While “Shaken/stir” would not block them 100 percent, carriers say it will tell you when the phone calls are coming.
“Authentication won’t solve the problem of unwanted Robocalls by itself, it is a key step toward giving customers greater confidence and control over calls they receive.”-AT & T and Comcast via Statement.
This advanced product consists of great features included in the free version (spam detection, blocking and reporting), in addition, it has the ability to identify unknown callers by name.
There’s also more control over calls with the ability to create a personal robocall block list, access to additional insights with the robocall risk meter and a spam number lookup feature.