Cold call complaints rocket in the past year as people object to abandoned marketing calls

Cold call complaints rocket in the past year as people object to abandoned marketing callsPhone users registering their numbers to avoid marketing calls have increased with 73 per cent | UPDATED: 20:29 GMT, 29 November 2012 Complaints about unwanted phone calls have rapidly increased over the past year, it emerged today. Grievances regarding silent or abandoned calls have increased by nearly 300 per cent since October last year, regulator Ofcom revealed. Complaints to the Telephone Preference Service – the register of phone users not wanting marketing calls – have increased by around 73 per cent from 4,062 to 7,019