FCC Warns Voice Providers To Halt Illegal Robocall Traffic

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By Christopher Cole (March 23, 2022, 5:00 PM EDT) — Just weeks after demanding two companies stop transmitting illegal robocall traffic, the Federal Communications Commission sent another round of warnings, this time to a trio of voice service providers.

The agency in a letter Tuesday gave the phone companies a 48-hour ultimatum to quit their apparent transmission of unwanted calls, or downstream voice providers can begin blocking their traffic after giving the FCC notice of the action.

The FCC’s warning to one of the companies was based on information from North Carolina Attorney General Josh Stein’s office, according to the agency, which continues to amp up robocall enforcement.

“There are far…

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