July 13, 2017
Background: Today, the Federal Communications Commission opened a Notice of Inquiry to solicit information on call authentication frameworks which could help secure phone networks against fraudulent robocalls.
This statement can be attributed to USTelecom CEO Jonathan Spalter:
“There are few things more annoying for consumers these days than the seemingly endless stream of robocalls they receive on their home or wireless phones. Through the industry-led Robocall Strike Force, we’ve made progress bringing together carriers, equipment makers, standards bodies and software developers to address this problem. There’s no single solution, but the FCC’s inquiry could be an important element to finding an additional way to stop some of these illegal calls and help restore confidence in the caller ID system.”