In the growing effort to combat robocols, T-Mobile and Comcast announced this morning that they are the first to allow network protection protection for their customers. This is a big step in the fight against call control, as robokallers continue to attack our phone lines with spam.
T-Mobile and Comcast use the STIR / SHAKEN standards to verify / verify calls that occur between their networks. From today, T-Mobile customers will receive confirmation from calls coming from a Comcast Xfinity Voice number while Xfinity Voice customers will receive the same from T-Mobile calls "later this year."
In addition to cross-T-Mobile, the Caller Verified service included in protecting customers from robocalls now operates on 1
This is good news! Now we just need all these wireless carriers to get together to do similar things.