Telcos Worst Offenders For Ignoring Do Not Call Register

It’s no great shock to learn that when it comes to interrupting your dinner with an unwanted phone call, telecommunications companies are at the top of the list. According to the Australian Communications and Media Authority, 55% of complaints regarding violations of the Do Not Call register relate to phone products and services. And it turns out that the usual “few bad apples” principle applies:

ACMA estimates that 5 per cent of the businesses complained about are responsible for about 70 per cent of the total complaints received

Have you found being on the Do Not Call register has helped cut down telemarketing calls?

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