PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Verizon is getting ready to unveil new tools in the heightened offensive against robocalls. This is good news for anyone who get those pesky robocalls all day.READ MORE: Family, Friends Hold Candlelight Vigil For Slain Temple University Student Samuel Collington
The company plans to launch a free app that would allow customers to block them by the end of March. Verizon announced the features two months ago and said it identified nearly 300 million numbers linked to spam and robocalling.READ MORE: Jolly Trolley And Main Street Light Spectacular Bring Joy To Manayunk Following Ida Flooding, Pandemic
Verizon already offers a paid app to block robocall, for $2.99 a month.MORE NEWS: Fantasy Football Start Or Sit Week 13: Elijah Mitchell Looks To Take Advantage Of Seahawks' Defense
According to a survey, phone users received an average of seven span call per month nationwide.