Verizon to offer free robocall blocking

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BARCELONA, SPAIN – FEBRUARY 26: A logo sits illumintated outside the Verizon booth on day 2 of the GSMA Mobile World Congress 2019 on February 26, 2019 in Barcelona, Spain. The annual Mobile World Congress hosts some of the world’s largest communications companies, with many unveiling their latest phones and wearables gadgets like foldable screens […]

(3/27/19) Verizon is expected to unveil a free robocall blocking app by the end of March, according to a report by Forbes.

Millions of Americans get these illegal unwanted calls on a regular basis.

The wireless company already offers a paid blocking app for $2.99 a month.

Forbes reports that the paid app tries to block suspicious calls by comparing them to a known list of spam numbers.

Verizon is expected to release instructions on how Verizon customers can get the free robocalling app.

AT&T and Comcast have announced they are working together to try and limit robocalls for their customers.

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