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T-Mobile US launches Caller Verification to help protect customers from scams

Friday 11 January 2019 | 07:21 CET | News
T-Mobile US said customers using Galaxy Note9 now have access to Caller Verified, a technology that gives even more protection from scammers and spammers than before. More phones will be supported later in 2019, the company said in a press release. Through the latest Samsung Galaxy Note9 software update, calls on the T-Mobile network to an updated Galaxy Note9 are now Caller Verified, and customers see "Caller Verified" on the incoming call screen when T-Mobile checked that the call is authentic and not intercepted by scammers/spammers. This technology is available now and free for all

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Samsung / T-Mobile US
Countries: United States
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