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TNS Launches ReportaRobocall.com to Help Legitimate Calls Reach Consumers

November 13, 2018

RESTON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov 13, 2018--Transaction Network Services (TNS), whose Call Guardian robocall detection solution is used by the majority of leading US wireless service providers as well as US landline providers, today announced the launch of its new call management platform ReportaRobocall.com.

The solution gathers feedback from the public about high-risk (scam/fraudulent) and nuisance calls and enables legitimate businesses to dispute the tagging of their phone numbers to help ensure outbound calls are verified, labeled correctly and get through to their customers.

“By creating an industry-leading big data analytics engine, TNS Call Guardian, we have maintained a strong focus on aiding our service provider partners as they seek to restore trust in voice calls,” said Bill Versen, Chief Product Officer at TNS. “While our solution has enabled user feedback via the carrier deployed mobile application and other carrier branded feedback sites, ReportaRobocall.com provides both end users and call originators served by any carrier with a common site to provide feedback.”

Over the past few years, the automation of outbound calls has been popular with many verticals, such as real estate, healthcare, telemarketing and direct sales companies. Many companies who use automation are legitimate businesses, but some are not. Unfortunately, this technological advancement has also paved the way for fraudsters to illegally bombard innocent consumers with billions of high-risk and nuisance calls each year.

ReportaRobocall.com categorizes legitimate business numbers used for customer contact and is open to all legitimate businesses at no charge. Legitimate businesses can use the website to send their telephone numbers to TNS and will help TNS Call Guardian validate the characterization of their business telephone numbers. ReportaRobocall.com then will help businesses to ensure their legitimate calls reach their intended customers, a benefit for both the calling party and the call recipient.

One-third of all inter-carrier calls to wireless and wireline subscribers are now considered to be high-risk or nuisance robocalls, according to the TNS 2018 Robocall Investigation Report. The report also finds that Monday sees the heaviest volume of robocalls, while Friday is the lightest day.

Please click here if you are interested in a full copy of the 2018 TNS Robocall Investigation Report.

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About TNS

From small rural operators in the US to the largest multi-national carriers, TNS has over 500 operator customers and addresses the full needs of wireless and wireline operators in the US and globally. The TNS Call Guardian robocall detection solution is used by leading US wireless service providers as well as US landline providers and is accessible via numerous types of signaling protocols, can be customized by the individual operator, and is available to all types of service providers, including wireless, VoIP, and TDM wireline. TNS analyzes over 1 billion call events across over 500 operators every single day, which is why TNS Call Guardian app identifies 40-60% more unwanted robocalls than competitors. TNS uses the combination of deep network integration with its carrier partner networks combined with real-time intelligence of its Call Guardian solution. For additional information visit here.

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Jo Moorwood / Clare Cockroft

703-814-8065

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Brian Lustig

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KEYWORD: UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA VIRGINIA

INDUSTRY KEYWORD: TECHNOLOGY CONSUMER ELECTRONICS NETWORKS SOFTWARE TELECOMMUNICATIONS MOBILE/WIRELESS VOIP PROFESSIONAL SERVICES INSURANCE

SOURCE: Transaction Network Services

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