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Verizon starts rolling out free, paid Call Filter services

Tuesday 27 August 2019 | 16:24 CET | News
Verizon has started auto-enrolling eligible customers to its free Call Filter service. The service will detect spam and block high-risk calls for Android users, while iOS customers can download the Call Filter app to enroll free. People can add more services by upgrading to Call Filter Plus for USD 2.99 per month, which includes features like caller name and personalized spam lists. Verizon noted that the FCC's June ruling on robocalls lets the company block high-risk spam calls and that this new flexibility will help it better protect customers. 

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