Vodafone protecting against 100 million nuisance calls

Vodafone UK has blocked more than 100 million nuisance calls in the six months since it introduced new barring technology across its mobile network, it announced today. The technology, pioneered by Vodafone, blocks bulk nuisance, scam and fraudulent calls from entering its network before they reach its customers. Customers do not need to do anything and will be unaware a call has been blocked since the system works discreetly. The majority of calls blocked relate to false PPI offers and accident claims, missed call scams, or expensive numbers to ring…