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ro·bo·call

 (rō′bō-kôl′)
n.
A telephone call made by an automatic dialer, consisting of a prerecorded message, usually of a candidate in a political campaign.

robocall

(ˈrəʊbəʊˌkɔːl)
n
(Communications & Information) a prerecorded telephone message transmitted by an automated device, usually as part of a marketing campaign
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Political Gravity announced that it has launched a very sophisticated Robo Call & Robo Survey tool for politicians.
Until recently, abandoned calls were the trade-off between using a hosted robo call vendor or running hardware dialers with too little line capacity to manage account volumes.
In many instances, the Secretary of State's Office and Lane County elections officials said voters complaining about the robo calls are actively registered and already have cast their ballots.
RTS Chief said that his organization was being starting mobilephone messages services, robo calls and web site for ensuring early and better public services to the people.
Anticipating its constructive significance, the Chief Minister Punjab Mohammad Shahbaz Sharif also makes Robo calls to the citizens inquiring about the service delivery or bribery.
Parents should stay put and wait to hear from the police, he said, who will communicate on social media or through robo calls.
Journalists have been covering every twitch and twist of the Republican nomination fight for months now, millions of dollars have been spent on attack ads and robo calls and the candidates have roamed the countryside shaking hands and calling each other names, yet the number of people who have taken part in primaries and caucuses compared with the number of Americans who have stayed away is about the same as the ratio of fabric to bare skin in Upton's beach shot.
Q: Why do campaigns continue to use robo calls when all evidence shows that they are not effective?
Can anything be done about those annoying robo calls I've been getting lately?