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T-Mobile, Comcast to give customers new anti-robocalling feature

Wednesday 17 April 2019 | 16:50 CET | News
T-Mobile US and Comcast said they became the first to provide consumer protection from robocalls and spam across networks. The new verification feature is available now for T-Mobile customers and coming later this year for Comcast Xfinity Voice home phone service customers. It uses Stir (Secure Telephony Identity Revisited) and Shaken (Secure Handling of Asserted information using toKENs) standards to identify authentic calls across both company's networks. This guarantees calls from Comcast home phones to T-Mobile phones (and vice versa) are not generated by a scammer spoofing a number.

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Companies: Comcast / FCC / Samsung / T-Mobile US
Countries: United States
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