Troubled by spam calls from banks offering loans or rival operators doling out more data coaxing you to switch? You are not alone. India tops the list of countries most affected by spam calls, says a report.
"On a deeper dive, we found that there are common categories that tie all these spam calls together. These would be operator, debt collection, bank, political, health, spam, telemarketing, financial service, scam and insurance," it added.
"Many of these operators are seeking to provide special offers for free data, or unlimited calls. Which doesn't sound so bad - until you get bombarded by them," the report noted.
Truecaller -- which has over 250 million users globally -- used data from its user base to compile the report.
Incoming calls that were marked as spam by users or those flagged by its platform during January-May were considered. During this period, users received over 5.5 billion spam calls.
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