Tag Archives: Scam Shield

T-Mobile: Now 100% compliant with FCC’s STIR/SHAKEN protocols

T-Mobile has completed its implementation of the Federal Communications Commission’s STIR/SHAKEN protocols. And along with its completion, the Un-Carrier has filed for a certification of completion. Once it obtains the certification, T-Mobile promises that all calls coming from its network are 100% compliant with the FCC’s Robocall Mitigation Database.  Apart from the STIR/SHAKEN protocols’ Number Verification, T-Mobile also provides free Caller ID under its Scam Shield protection. These features both give customers an assurance that the calls … [read full article]

T-Mobile: First US network to comply with FCC’s STIR/SHAKEN protocol deadline

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For years now, US carriers have been doing their best to protect their customers against scam callers. It has gotten so bad that the government has even implemented rules against it and encouraged carriers to take the concern seriously. As their response, companies have rolled out their own security measures to safeguard their customers against these callers. The latest to take action is T-Mobile with its Scam Shield protection.  And today, T-Mobile revealed that they are the … [read full article]

T-Mobile and US Cellular now offering cross-network scam call protection

Last year T-Mobile teamed up with AT&T to being offering cross-network call authentication using the STIR and SHAKEN standards, and now T-Mo is doing the same with another major carrier. T-Mobile and US Cellular are now offering caller verification across networks. This means that when a T-Mobile customer calls someone on US Cellular, or vice versa, the carriers will validate the incoming call so you know that it’s actually coming from the number displayed on your … [read full article]

T-Mobile rolls out Scam Shield and 4/$100 unlimited plan deal

Today’s a big day for T-Mobile because it’s officially rolling out its latest Un-carrier move. Scam Shield is now available, with apps rolling out on both Android and iOS. Sprint customers on iPhone can download the Call Screener app, while Sprint folks on Android get the app pre-isntalled. With this app, you can enable Scam ID to identify likely scam calls as they come in as well as Scam Block, which will prevent … [read full article]

T-Mobile Scam Shield is a set of free tools to help protect you from scammers

T-Mobile has been helping customers fight scam calls for a while now with features like Scam ID and Scam Block, but with its latest Un-carrier move, it’s kicking that fight up a couple notches. T-Mobile Scam Shield is a new offering that actually consists of a few different features. That includes Scam ID, which will flag incoming calls that are suspected to be scammy as “Scam Likely” as well as Scam Block, which lets you block … [read full article]