YouMail has stopped over 1 billion robocalls from ever being made — and counting.

The YouMail Robocall Index™ estimates monthly robocall volume in the US, as well as in various regions, and highlights the worst offenders. The index works by extrapolating the data collected from the many tens of millions of calls made each month to YouMail users.

Measure the Problem



2.5 billion robocalls were placed nationwide in October 2016,
equaling roughly 7.6 calls per person affected.

Top 20 Robocallers Nationwide in October 2016 (by volume)



Updated 11/1/2016


Robocaller Est. National Calls Place of Origin Suspected Type of Call
800-955-6600 17,189,000 Toll Free Credit Card Debt Collection
877-317-5659 15,777,000 Toll Free Bank Debt Collection
800-388-2200 13,592,000 Toll Free Debt Collection
888-222-4227 12,817,000 Toll Free Retail Debt Collection
877-647-8552 12,183,000 Toll Free Bank Debt Collection
888-272-5543 9,450,500 Toll Free Student Loan Collection
469-914-7211 8,728,000 Dallas, TX Retail Debt Collection
800-266-2278 8,100,500 Toll Free Cable Company Debt Collection
866-771-1104 7,948,500 Toll Free Bank Debt Collection
877-561-2272 7,825,000 Toll Free Retail Debt Collection
800-892-2253 7,463,000 Toll Free Cable Company
800-295-4057 7,287,500 Toll Free Retail Debt Collection
866-652-3145 7,122,000 Toll Free Credit Card Debt Collection
800-947-5096 7,110,000 Toll Free Phone Company Debt Collection
866-953-7906 6,762,500 Toll Free Credit Card Scam
800-942-3767 6,596,000 Toll Free Job Availability Call
866-408-4070 6,474,000 Toll Free Bank Debt Collection
720-456-3681 6,297,000 Denver, CO Retail Debt Collection
704-496-5354 6,178,000 Charlotte, NC Credit Card Scam
913-312-9492 5,729,500 Kansas City, KS Bank Debt Collection

Top 20 Affected Area Codes Nationwide in October 2016
(by volume)



Updated 11/1/2016


Area Code City State Est. Calls Received % Change MOM
404 Atlanta GA 50,866,000 -8
832 Houston TX 42,244,000 -2
214 Dallas TX 35,304,000 -7
678 Atlanta GA 33,091,500 -8
917 New York NY 28,139,500 -4
347 New York NY 26,980,500 -4
773 Chicago IL 26,851,500 1
954 Miami FL 25,748,000 -6
205 Birmingham AL 24,648,500 -6
817 Dallas TX 24,225,000 1
901 Memphis TN 23,742,500 2
704 Charlotte NC 23,292,500 -7
713 Houston TX 23,121,500 4
310 Los Angeles CA 22,862,000 -7
281 Houston TX 22,815,500 -7
702 Las Vegas NV 20,503,000 3
407 Orlando FL 19,715,000 -5
770 Atlanta GA 19,651,000 -9
757 Virginia Beach VA 19,568,000 -5
210 San Antonio TX 19,365,000 3

Consumer Solutions



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YouMail provides the YouMail Robocall Index, which estimates and tracks the size of the robocall problem in the US. And YouMail's solution is well known too:

Every Telecom Service Can Now Stop Robocalls



The same API YouMail users to reliably identify and block robocalls is now available to protect everyone. It's just one simple API call to determine whether a caller is a problem.


Single String to YouMail's server
                        
Telco Sends a Number Calling in:
curl 'https://dataapi.youmail.com/api/v2/phone/9991002000?format=json'
Virtually instantaneous response to telco company letting them know if the caller has been identified as a robo/spam, allowing the telco to block the call before the recipient is bothered.
                        
YouMail Responds Instantly with Spam/Robo Flag:
{"statusCode":10000,"recordFound":true,"phoneNumber:"9991002000","spamRisk":{"level":1,"reasonLabel":"SPAM_OTHER","reasonCode":5999,"reasonMessage":"This caller has been determined to be a spammer."},"timestamp":"2016-10-05T00:55:50.526Z"}

A simple API call allows anyone to determine if a number is definitely spam, likely spam, or not spam. The results are drawn directly from our intelligent algorithms that combine call patterns and crowdsourced spam data.

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