Just Under 4.1 Billion Robocalls in August Mark 4% Monthly Drop, Says YouMail Robocall Index

 Just Under 4.1 Billion Robocalls in August Mark 4% Monthly Drop, Says YouMail Robocall Index

Americans have received over 34 billion robocalls so far this year, averaging roughly 4.3 billion robocalls calls/month, putting the country on a pace to hit roughly 52 billion robocalls for the year. However, since STIR/SHAKEN and new federal robocall mitigation rules took effect on June 30, we have seen 8.6% fewer robocalls/month.

These latest monthly figures are provided by YouMail, a totally free robocall blocking app and call protection service for mobile phones. These figures are determined by extrapolating from the robocall traffic attempting to get through to YouMail’s millions of active users.

“We’ve now seen the second straight month with a decline in robocalls since the STIR/SHAKEN rollout on June 30th, with its dramatic impact on the ability of robocallers to reach consumers with illegal, spoofed calls,” said YouMail CEO Alex Quilici. “However, we have not gone off a cliff in robocall volume, and the volume of calls is…

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