FCC Continues Implementation of Robocall Blocking Statute

The following may be attributed to Joan Marsh, AT&T Executive Vice President of Regulatory & State External Affairs: “We appreciate the FCC’s continued efforts to implement the TRACED Act and help the industry and law enforcement combat unwanted and illegal calls. The Commission’s action provides further guidance as we work with the Industry Traceback Group,…

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AT&T Applauds FCC for Helping Industry, Law Enforcement Combat Robocalls

The following may be attributed to Joan Marsh, AT&T Executive Vice President of Regulatory & State External Affairs: “We applaud the FCC for its continued work to help the industry and law enforcement combat unwanted and illegal calls by further implementing the TRACED Act. We look forward to continuing to work with the Commission on…

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Fighting COVID-19 Scam Robocalls

By Linda Vandeloop, AT&T AVP-Federal Regulatory An increasing percentage of fraudulent robocalls are using COVID-19 as bait, as scammers try to take advantage of the global health emergency. The good news is that AT&T, along with others in the industry, have established mechanisms to identify illegal robocall campaigns and take steps to mitigate them.  Having…

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AT&T Statement on FCC Efforts to Combat Spoofed Robocalls

The following may be attributed to Joan Marsh, AT&T Executive Vice President of Regulatory & State External Affairs: “We welcome today’s action by the FCC to help stem the proliferation of illegal and unwanted robocalls. Today’s order and further notice is an important step in this fight.  We look forward to continuing to work with the…

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AT&T Statement on Pallone-Thune TRACED Act: Legislation to Combat Robocalls

The following may be attributed to Tim McKone, AT&T Executive Vice President of Federal Relations: “We applaud Chairman Pallone, Ranking Member Walden, Chairman Thune and Ranking Member Markey for putting consumers first and working together on targeted legislation to help combat robocalls.  Fighting the scourge of robocalls is a constantly evolving challenge and we greatly…

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AT&T Offers Support for State Attorneys General Principles to Combat Robocalls

The following may be attributed to Joan Marsh, Executive Vice President of Regulatory & State External Affairs for AT&T Communications: “The fight against the scourge of illegal robocalls requires all hands on deck, and we welcome and appreciate the support of the state attorneys general. The NAAG principles align with much of what AT&T is…

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AT&T Commends the House of Representatives for Advancing the Stopping Robocalls Act

The following may be attributed Tim McKone, AT&T Executive Vice President of Federal Relations: “We commend the leadership of House Energy & Commerce Committee Chairman Frank Pallone (D-NJ) and Ranking Member Greg Walden (R-OR), and the entire House of Representatives, for advancing the Stopping Bad Robocalls Act.  Robocalling in the United States has reached a…

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AT&T Statement on FCC Ruling to Enable Carriers to Block More Robocalls

The following may be attributed to Joan Marsh, AT&T Executive Vice President of Regulatory & State External Affairs: “Today, the FCC took another major step in combatting the robocall problem.  The Commission’s action will enable broader adoption of call blocking tools to avoid unwanted robocalls and lays the groundwork for providers to block more robocalls…

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AT&T Statement on FCC Action to Enable Carriers to Block Robocalls

The following may be attributed to Joan Marsh, AT&T Executive Vice President of Regulatory & State External Affairs: “Today, Chairman Pai took aggressive steps in the FCC’s campaign against the robocall problem by proposing new rules that will expand a provider’s ability to block calls that are believed to be unlawful or made with the intent…

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