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Given my ongoing experiences with call and text spam, you won’t be surprised to discover that I’ve been obsessed with this issue for months. Unfortunately, what I’ve found is a bit disheartening.

It can be summarized like so. While Google and Samsung provide extensive protection on their own devices, Apple does not. So if you use an iPhone, you’re going to want to go with a major carrier. Otherwise, you’re almost completely on your own, since mobile virtual network operators (MVNOs)---smaller carriers, like Boost Mobile, Mint Mobile, and US Mobile---offer no spam protection at all and third-party utilities don’t appear to work very well.

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