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T-Mobile, Sprint partner on call verification to fight spoofed calls – Source CNET Tech


Call verification is coming between T-Mobile and Sprint. 

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T-Mobile and Sprint may still be waiting for a judge to rule on their pending merger but that hasn’t stopped the companies from continuing to work together. On Tuesday the two wireless carriers announced that they are beginning to roll out the Federal Communications Commission’s recommended Stir/Shaken call verification technology for calls made between their two respective networks. 

Using this system, those who receive a call from someone on the other’s network will see an indicator letting them know that it really is the person you expected and not a bad actor spoofing their phone number. 

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