06.16.20 / news

Anti-Spam Tool


Iristel enables more than 7 million phone numbers for thousands of telecom and technology companies around the world. And in the wake of higher volumes in unwanted telemarketing and spam phone calls, the CRTC and Canada’s telecom service providers have begun to take some more hard-hitting measures to protect Canadians. In a first-of-its-kind move against unwanted calls, Iristel has created a system in which users of Iristel phone numbers can report and block other Iristel-provided phone numbers. 

“We are the first Telco in Canada to specifically block an abuser from contacting a user when the abuser is using a service provided by Iristel,” [CEO] Mr. Bishay added. “We hear from exasperated and angry Canadians all the time about these annoying calls and that’s why we’ve launched this new, easy-to-use, anti-spam website.”

Here’s how it works: to report unwanted calls, go to iristel.com/antispam and report the number by filling out the form and we will investigate, take action, if appropriate, and report back on what we did. 

Read the full press release here: https://www.newswire.ca/news-releases/new-iristel-service-stops-spam-phone-calls-891505941.html


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