Truecaller’s app for blocking spam calls is reportedly stopping 50 calls per user per month in Brazil, well above the amount of spam received by US subscribers per their international tables.
Telcos that can legally purchase equipment from Huawei will still need to consider the strategic risks of using a supplier banned on security and privacy grounds by a growing number of countries.
A recent war of words in the Brazilian press highlights the global scale of the US government’s fight against Huawei.
Anti-spam firm Truecaller claims that telcos generated almost half of the 45 spam voice calls that Brazilian phone users receive each month.
A Brazilian programmer has a message about education that is relevant to anyone working in a technology-driven industry, and especially to risk and assurance professionals.