A Truecaller user in India, on an average, receives 22.6 spam calls per month, which is the highest compared to 20 other countries plagued by spam calls, according to Truecaller Insights 2017 report. Spam calls in India mostly originate from operators providing telecom services, and from companies providing financial services. A large part of the spam calls from operators are used for advertising special offers, free data, and unlimited calling packs, the report said. Since January 1st, 2017 to May 31st, 2017, Truecaller users worldwide received over 5.5 billion spam calls. Apart from telcos and financial companies, Truecaller classifies spammers into 9 categories based on the industry/vertical they originate from including Telemarketing, Scam, Insurance, Debt Collection, Political, and Health. Operator and Financial companies jointly make up 63% of all spam call that an Indian user received in 2017. Nuisance calls…
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