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tel·e·mar·ket·ing

 (tĕl′ə-mär′kĭ-tĭng)
n.
The business or practice of marketing goods or services by telephone.

telemarketing

(ˈtɛlɪˌmɑːkɪtɪŋ)
n
(Commerce) another name for telesales
[C20: short for tele(phone) marketing]
ˈteleˌmarketer n

tel•e•mar•ket•ing

(ˈtɛl əˌmɑr kɪ tɪŋ)

n.
selling or advertising by telephone.
[1980–85]
tel′e•mar`ket•er, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.telemarketing - the use of the telephone as an interactive medium for promotion and salestelemarketing - the use of the telephone as an interactive medium for promotion and sales
marketing, merchandising, selling - the exchange of goods for an agreed sum of money
telephone order - receiving orders via telephone
Translations

telemarketing

[ˈtelɪmɑːkɪtɪŋ] N (Comm) → telemárketing m

telemarketing

[ˈtɛlimɑːrkɪtɪŋ] ntélémarketing m

telemarketing

nTelemarketing nt, → Telefonverkauf m
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According to the FTCs complaint, Alliance and Gotra are repeat violators of the Telemarketing Sales Rule (TSR), which prohibits calls to numbers on the DNC Registry.
Asiakastieto Group Oyj (HEL:ATG1V), a provider of digital business and consumer information services in the Nordic countries, announced on Thursday that along with UC Affarsfakta AB, it has undersigned a letter of intent on the outsourcing of its telemarketing unit on 16 January 2019.
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'Since the issuance of the guidelines on telemarketing of insurance products in 2016, there are now 13 insurance companies and one insurance broker with IC-approved telemarketing agreements,' Insurance Commissioner Dennis Funa said.
Majority of telemarketing calls are unsolicited, where the telecom consumers have not given their explicit prior consent for receiving such calls from telemarketers.
The bill also amends the federal criminal code to expand prohibited telemarketing fraud to include "telemarketing or email marketing" fraud.
Sharjah/Dubai: Police have arrested five men in Dubai for operating an illegal telemarketing racket from the emirate.
In marketing its products directly or through telemarketing firms, the company and third-party vendors made millions of phone calls, including to numbers listed on the Do Not Call registry.
Vicky Barrett-Putnam, senior director of donor development and acquisition strategies for the Sierra Club, has a background in telemarketing and that familiarity and belief has helped the organization stick with the increasingly challenging strategy.
Thomas Krakauer of Bahama, North Carolina, alleged Dish was liable for more than 51,000 telemarketing calls placed by a defunct DISH dealer to persons whose telephone numbers were on the National Do Not Call Registry.
On the other hand, a business that wishes to send telemarketing calls or messages must obtain "prior express written consent," which the FCC defines as a signed written agreement expressly authorizing the receipt of automated or prerecorded telemarketing calls or messages to the phone number provided.
LOOK AT RECENT NEWS REVEALS some pretty high penalty numbers for violations of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (or TCPA), the federal law that regulates telemarketing. One reason for these high numbers is the TCPA contains onerous penalty provisions: $500 to $1,500 for each individual noncompliant robocall or text message (with no damages cap), a private right of action (meaning consumers can sue) and class action claims.