Heinrich Pressures Wireless Carriers To Utilize Robocall Blocking Technology With No Burden Of Cost To New Mexican Consumers

Heinrich Pressures Wireless Carriers To Utilize Robocall Blocking Technology With No Burden Of Cost To New Mexican Consumers

On Thursday, the FCC voted to allow phone carriers to block robocalls by default.

WASHINGTON, D.C. (June 7, 2019) – In response to the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) vote to affirm that voice services providers may, by default, block unwanted calls, U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) today sent a letter to the heads of AT&TT-Mobile, and Verizon, urging the phone carriers to deploy robocall blocking technologies at no additional charge to New Mexican consumers.

Udall, Blumenthal, Colleagues Seek Information About How Trump Shutdown Is Impeding FTC’s Ability To Protect Americans From Robocallers & Scammers

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Udall, Blumenthal, Colleagues Seek Information About How Trump Shutdown Is Impeding FTC’s Ability To Protect Americans From Robocallers & Scammers

Senators also request guidance on assisting constituents affected by robocalls and scams during the shutdown

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Tom Udall (D-N.M.) and Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) have joined a group of 13 senators in writing to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to seek more information about how the Trump government shutdown is impeding the agency’s ability to protect American consumers from robocallers and scammers.