List of Most Spammed Countries Worldwide | Nigeria Listed – TrueCaller
July 15, 2017
Am sure you always get a good feeling when Truecaller blocks a spam call or SMS. Truecaller which is an application for smartphones which aids identification has revealed a list of most spammed countries globally. Truecaller always ensures the safety of mobile users and have gotten a full report of most spammed countries for users.
Because of spamming, Scam cases has increased around the world probably due curiosity of phone users or fear of missing out on something important. For our Country Nigeria, spam SMS is very popular but according to the list Truecaller released, India suffers more of Spam calls and SMS as they top the list followed by the USA.
Nigerian are plagued mostly by calls from network operator which the NCC has been fighting against. If you can remember Nigeria Communication Commission (NCC) introduced the Do Not Disturb (DND) Service to curb the issue of spam calls and messages, but many Telcos have failed to comply.
LIST OF MOST SPAMMED COUNTRIES GLOBALLY
The Marketing Manager, Truecaller, Ms Lindsey Lamoni, said the top countries affected by spam calls were:
1. India – 22.6%
2. USA – 20.7%
3. Brazil – 20.7%
4. Chile – 17.4%
5. South Africa – 15%
6. Nigeria – 10.4%
7. Kenya – 7.7%
According to Truecaller in a blog post, the data was aggregated anonymously from incoming calls that either has been marked as spam by users or automatically flagged by Truecaller during the period of January 1st, 2017 to May 31st, 2017 to understand spam rate monthly. During this period, Truecall users received 5.5million spam calls.
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