AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson solutions questions throughout a luncheon held by the Financial Membership.
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AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson obtained interrupted by a robocall whereas on stage at an Financial Membership occasion in Washington, DC Wednesday, proving that the plague impacts everybody.
“I am getting a robocall, too,” Stephenson stated after checking an incoming name on his Apple Watch. “It is actually a robocall.”
He declined the decision and obtained amusing from the viewers, however the timing of the incident could not have been higher — AT&T and Comcast on Wednesday introduced they’re going tobetween networks to stem the tide of undesirable robocalls. Beforehand, such techniques solely labored on calls to and from the identical supplier.
That service adopted the Federal Communications Fee demanding carriersby the top of 2019 or face “regulatory intervention.”
In January, a reporthave been made within the US in 2018 — an increase of 46 % from the earlier yr.
AT&T did not instantly reply to a request for remark.
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