Nearly half of all phone calls will be spam by 2019, according to new report

Nearly half of all phone calls will be spam by 2019, according to new report


Spam calls have become obnoxious as of late for many people - myself included - and it looks like they are only going to get worse. First Orion Corporation, which provides spam call filters to carriers, estimates that 44.56% of all calls in 2019 will be spam.


The company reports that 29.2% of calls are spam in 2018, an exponential rise from 3.7% in 2017. 'Neighborhood spoofing,' where the scammer's phone number appears to have the same area code as the recipient, is especially common.

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