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Spoofing

Date: 03.23.2017
Background: The FCC today adopted a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking and Notice of Inquiry to explore ways to make it easier for telecommunications carriers to block robocalls calls, including spoofed calls, which fake the caller ID number to hide a caller’s real identity.  The following statement is from USTelecom CEO Jonathan...
Date: 10.26.2016
Background: Today, the Robocall Strike Force held a meeting at the Federal Communications Commission to explore next steps industry and standards bodies will be taking to combat illegal robocalls.  The following statement can be attributed to USTelecom President Walter McCormick: “USTelecom is pleased to take an active role...
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USTelecom member companies are committed to mitigating the impact of calls made to consumers in violation of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, and continue to work collectively with private and government stakeholders to combat the growing problem of illegal calls using fake or “spoofed” phone numbers. Spoofing Challenges...
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USTelecom places great importance on staying abreast of important telecom industry issues so that we may keep our members informed and successfully focus on key business topics to promote the industry’s best interests. We advocate before the Federal Communications Commission and Congress on many critical industry issues and have been...