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jane
 Aug 06th, 2009
Called at 6:46pm. Friday night. Didn't leave a message
Andruschak
 Jan 17th, 2009
Called and hung up
Mindy
 Jan 16th, 2009
No one on line or wouldn't speak. Left no message.
Piggly Wiggly
 Oct 08th, 2008
Very annoying to be working in my home office, have to get up walk across the house to answer the phone, just to pick it up and have had these idoits call and be nobody at the other end.
Curt
 Oct 03rd, 2008
Update to my post right above this one. As I was laying my baby down they called again at 8:18pm. This time my husband answered and told them to stop calling.
Sarah
 Oct 02nd, 2008
Caller ID says Western Wats. They called on Oct. 1 at 7:39pm and again at 7:55pm. I guess they thought we would be home in 15 minutes. This better be the last time calling tonight because my baby will be going to bed soon and I don't want annoying calls from them all night waking her up.
Sarah
 Oct 02nd, 2008
It does not matter if your on the do not call list! Surveys, charities, and political, and people not selling you anything can call all they want get your facts straight or shut up!
2008-09-28 18:47:08 UTCbrett
When you get dead air is when the auto dialer is connecting to you and if you wait for a response someone will answer its not some conspiracy to find out when your home, its computer lag! If you don't know what your talking about you should not talk! The more times you open your mouth the more opportunities you have of putting your foot in it!
2008-09-28 18:48:01 UTCbrett
Western Wats is the largest survey company in the united states and all the surveys are confidential to both parties! Big companies, political groups and market research firms hire them to get important public views! Most of the employees are college students trying to make ends meet so if you care at all about other peoples lives and not just your own you will take the time to answer the 5-15 min. survey and help them and their family make a living,
brett
 Sep 28th, 2008
I got silence when i picked up the phone also. When I called the number back, i found out it was a survey company. My standard routine now for survey companies is that I don't answer questions for free. How much are they paying, generally shuts them up.
retired2004
 Sep 24th, 2008
I see there is already 747 calls reported on this number. I guess I'm 748. This number has called me 3 times this evening and I'm on the no call list with ALL my numbers. Anyone have an idea who or what this call is about?
Have a great week people.
Kerrie
 Sep 18th, 2008
Would not talk, hung up immediately when I answered... Jerk Boyz
Spock
 Sep 17th, 2008
This company called me at 9:42 PM. I was sound asleep and awaken by the phone ringing. Usually when the phone rings that late at night it means something bad has happened, so I answered the phone in a panic and half asleep state. Imagine my response when they asked me to take a survey. I filed a complaint against this company with the Utah BBB and also emailed them asking to be removed from their list. Thank you to everyone here who supplied information to deal with this company.
Me
 Aug 09th, 2008
Called last night, but only rang twice. Showed up as WESTERN WAT.
Jo
 May 29th, 2008
Twice now; unwanted and unsolicited calls from this same number. On Nationwide phone block. Harassment. I wasn't home either time they called so I don't know what they're "line" is.
Dhyan
 May 21st, 2008
It
calll8r
 May 02nd, 2008
It
801-437-3150
 May 02nd, 2008
These idiots have called me over 12 times already... sometimes even in the evening hours... wth...
They are using diff. last 4 numbers aswell... and also 801-437-3150
big dog
 Apr 17th, 2008
Found the following on the web about Western Wats:

Western Wats is the leading provider of survey research data collection. We empower decision makers to advance their interests with accurate, timely information. We specialize in quantitative research data collection via live telephone interviewer, automated telephony and the web.

Since 1987, we have been pioneers in data collection. Our proprietary systems have enabled us to remain at the vanguard of technological change. Our expertise and passion about survey research has established Western Wats as the proven partner for the most respected research teams in the world. We equip our clients with the resources for successful survey research
J
 Apr 12th, 2008
Called at 3:49 p.m. Said they were wanting to do research. Told them no and hung up.
J
 Apr 12th, 2008
I called the 801 number. A recording comes on stating "Western Watts". It tells the caller they are taking a survery...but don't state for what...Then refer you to a website.
Danny
 Apr 03rd, 2008
caller id says it was Western Wats, whatever that is!
pj
 Mar 24th, 2008
Answered call, but caller did not say anything and hung up.
ECA
 Mar 22nd, 2008
Got a calls at my home. The caller ID showed Western Watts. Did some googling and found this www.westernwats.com. They arte basically a data collection/survey research company. The website seems to be straight forward and includes a number to call and email to be removed their lists:

Western Wats is committed to ethical survey research. You can be confident your information will always be used in a responsible manner. We will only use your information for survey research purposes; it will never be resold to third parties.

If we have contacted you to complete a questionnaire, your time will be sincerely appreciated. If you prefer not to be contacted, please email us at optout@westernwats.com to be placed on our internal no-contact list. For clarity, the federal do not call list prevents telemarketers from calling registered phone numbers. Western Wats is not a telemarketing firm. The purpose of our telephone calls is not to sell but instead collect your opinions.

If you have any questions, or concerns please email us at: contact@westernwats.com.
Informed
 Mar 21st, 2008
Called me regarding a "short survey in my area regarding car insurance".

Asked to speak to the head of the house hold.

Sounded like a computerized person, like a robot....like Mr. Hawking, the dude with the computerized voice.

I told them I am not interested and to add this number to their do not call list.

I am in the Do Not Call Registry, so I don't know what the hell they called me for, but obviously, we have auto insurance in this house, so perhaps that is the "hole" that allows them to call us...but either way, I've requested removal, they should accept it.

First time seeing Western Wats caller though.
Adam
 Mar 19th, 2008
These people called using the identical script as FutureMartTE (usually calling from 361-992-3033. They claim to be a research company which gets them around the "do not call registry." Their real game is to "interview" you to gather information they can then sell the information to telemarketers who can then claim previous business with you. Whether or not they are using the loophole, these calls should be reported to the FCC since they can be considered harassment from unwanted and unsolicited telephone calls, particularly since in my case they call in the evening and even on Sundays.
Bob
 Mar 19th, 2008
I went to their website & asked to be removed.Calls still coming two weeks later.People,DO NOT talk to them!They will claim a "business relationship" based on that conversation , and never stop calling you.
Mikey007
 Mar 18th, 2008
Calls started about 2 months ago. At first it was "unknown", rings 4 times. When answered no one responds. Just recently it started showing up on caller ID as Western Wats Ct.I tried calling the number suggested. Hope this works. I am at wits end. Wish they would just go to "HE@#". - SUFFERING IN KANSAS
ubn
 Mar 15th, 2008
Same as everyone else
NoName
 Mar 11th, 2008
Received a call this evening from a company called Western Watt or something like that. They were representating AARP and surving there members. The person on the line, a lady, was very sarcastic, annoying and rude.

I was about ready to hang up on her when she would not listen to what I was saying but I did take the survey. I won't do that again. AARP needs to take a look at the company's they hire to run there surveys. This company was a poor example of what AARP stands for.

Next time they call I will hang up on them. I don't need to talk to sarcastic people like her, especially when they represent a great organazation like AARP.
LH
 Mar 11th, 2008
FYI: Caller ID displayed 1-801-437-3150 CCI Communications. Hung up on me twice today when I answered phone.
Mare
 Mar 10th, 2008
Wait a minute this is the same number as CCI Communication who also has been calling constantly -- 2 to 3 times a day. Like I said, never answered the phone when I don't recognize the called -- but, again, it is so annoying -- and I'm on the Do Not Call registry!!
CY
 Mar 10th, 2008
Caller ID shows this company name, has called off and on and when they start calling, they call every day, twice a day!! I've never answered the phone but it does get annoying!!
CY
 Mar 10th, 2008
Wouldn't talk
webrunner
 Mar 05th, 2008
Called on my Voip line which is technically considered wireless therefore violating the TCPA of 1991. Survey call on behalf of western wats, an Outsourced Outfit. I only talk to Americans. I told the indian lady that I would report their calls to the FCC, and She was aware that they were not allowed to contact cell phones.
Jose
 Mar 02nd, 2008
Survey call about Verizon services
momma
 Feb 26th, 2008
when i answer they hang up
g
 Feb 24th, 2008
no message ... did not answer
Mickey
 Feb 19th, 2008
Called and tried to conduct a survey about my satisfaction with my auto insurance.
Robin R
 Feb 16th, 2008
Keep hanging up - just loading the caller ID.
Sandi
 Feb 11th, 2008
Called 3 times in one day!! About 15 min. apart. Leaves no msg.!!
Reb
 Feb 06th, 2008
They wouldn't talk they just hung up.
angela
 Feb 05th, 2008
called i time per day for several days left no message cid says Renton WA
k
 Feb 02nd, 2008
no message left
wendy
 Feb 02nd, 2008
I have gotten a phone call from this number twice now in the past two days. It will ring for a couple seconds and then stop. Both days it was right around 7:00pm and I have no idea who this is and will not answer the phone to them.
Christina
 Jan 31st, 2008
I received a call from this number today. I called them back and it is to Western Watts research Company. They do a lot of surveys on many different topics. The call came in at 8:55:34 p.m. CST. Today's date is 1/30/08. Kansas.
Sybil
 Jan 31st, 2008
Same as all of you except I live in Ireland
Steve
 Jan 25th, 2008
Didn't answer since number not recognized. No message left. Placed number on my Blocked Call List.
Patti Anne
 Jan 24th, 2008
Number comes up, but name is blocked. Has been calling every evening for a week now. Does not leave any msgs.
Linda
 Jan 23rd, 2008
Keeps calling, does not leave a message. My number is on the Do Not Call List
nate
 Jan 22nd, 2008
Have received calls from (801) 437-3150 all around the same time for the last three days (01/16 - 01/18) on my cell phone. I answer and no body on the other end. I hang up/don't answer and no message is left.
Kafer
 Jan 19th, 2008
Go to the Do Not Call website EVERY TIME they call and file a complaint! Do it!
JB
 Jan 19th, 2008
Showed up on caller ID as Blocked name. No message was left. Live in Connecticut
Jamie Lee
 Jan 18th, 2008
I received three calls from 801-437-3150 within 24 hours, but did not answer. They ring three times then hang up. From searching their phone# on Google, they are a company called Western Wats who do push-polling. As they are a survey "service", they are not subject to DoNotCall restrictions. I have Selective Call Rejection service from my telco, so I added them to my reject list. May a camel with diarreha defecate in their ice cream.
MB in San Diego
 Jan 10th, 2008
Didn't answer. No voice mail left.
Stu
 Jan 05th, 2008
some sort of political survey--spent ten minutes asking questions on political party preference based on economic, social, and foreign affairs
Diane
 Dec 29th, 2007
Got two calls from this number today (12/23/07)for the first time. They left only vmails, asking for "head of the house" and "...hello, hello, is anybody on the line?". Thanks to this and other blogs that resulted from my Google search of 801.437.3150, I now know "who it is". They'll never get a human answering this residence line since we always screen our calls and/or turn the ringers off at night, so they are free to sit there for all eternity and talk to my friendly German voicemail. Sounds like a bunch of stupid idiots who need a real life.
Trey
 Dec 24th, 2007
Some research company. I told the dude to go away and then hung up.
bp
 Dec 22nd, 2007
If you "opt-out" on their website, you could be setting yourself up for MORE CALLS! Sometimes companies do that to find out which phone numbers are good ones. Best to not answer. If they call odd hours report them to the BBB and unplug your phone at night. That's what I do!
cyn MI
 Dec 19th, 2007
Said "Private" on caller ID. Did not answer/no message.
Libertina
 Dec 18th, 2007
Called last night and the night before-both after 9:00 p.m.-left no message. If I don't know who you are I don"t pick-up-the beauty of caller i.d.!
LR
 Dec 14th, 2007
Picked up phone but no one was there. Traced the number to CCI COMM in Salt Lake City, UT, 84111 and Lehi, UT, 84043. Its a land line and the carrier is Electric Lightwave, Inc. - Utah.
SG
 Dec 08th, 2007
got this call Saturday morning 12/8/07 at 11/28 A.M. caller ID said Western Wats wife answered call said man on the other end of line sounded like a foreigner. She hung up This is a first of what will probable be many more calls.
Larry
 Dec 08th, 2007
called 4 times in 2 days the first was at 9:30 pm & never left a message i didnt anwser because i dont recognize number
bfly
 Dec 05th, 2007
Just switched recently to t-mobile and started getting these calls. I've picked-up a couple times, but no one responds on the other end. Is t-mobile picking-up the minutes for these calls??? I'm going to call t-mobile to complain.
Ken
 Dec 03rd, 2007
called but didnt leave a message. Showed as blocked name, but number above shown
bryan
 Dec 01st, 2007
Caller Id number 801-437-3150. They call almost every day for the last week or so and hang up before the answering machine picks up.
Susan
 Nov 30th, 2007
No message. Unavailable
Bill
 Nov 29th, 2007
called, left no message, very annoying. what is the point of all this calling and not speaking? I would so get rid of my land line except that I have aging parents that can always remember my phone number when they can't remember anyone elses.
pk
 Nov 28th, 2007
This number 801-437-3150 keeps on calling and doesn't leave any messages. Who is the right agency to report this company for harrasment
bigbadboy
 Nov 28th, 2007
I received a call from this number today at 1541 CST. The caller ID showed CCI COMM. I answered it and a woman grumbled her name and asked for the male of the household (I despise these calls). I said "there isn't one", she asked "temporarily or permanently?", I said "permanently". She hung up. My husband thought it was funny. St. Louis MO
Amy
 Nov 27th, 2007
Thought my answering machine was a person - asked to talk to an adult said they were from TNS
KC
 Nov 24th, 2007
I received this call two hours after a call from 801-623-4631. I live in TX don't know anyone with this area code.
justme
 Nov 20th, 2007
They called twice my cell twice (which is pay as you go) and I answered but no one was on the other end. Burned my minutes
Mike
 Nov 19th, 2007
VERY annoying
pp
 Nov 15th, 2007
Update: just called and left a polite "do not call me" message. Their number is 801-373-7735, option 2. http://www.westernwats.com/truste.htm is the website with this info--scroll 3/4 the way down for the opt-out section. I'll try and remember to update this if I ever get calls back or not.
cj
 Nov 14th, 2007
3 calls over the past week. Traced back the number to Western Wats. Reading the responses, they "research" just about any topic. Mine was some general banking survey.

Has anyone who requested removal from their call list (via their website email or phone number) been successful? I see many people mention the link and phone #, but has it worked?
cj
 Nov 14th, 2007
Called 2 today within 1 hr. Didn't recognize the name or number so I didn't answer. No message was left.
JackVolsFan1
 Nov 13th, 2007
This is an independant research firm. And very annoying. Unfortunately I don't think they have to adhere to the same guidelines regarding the do not call list as telemarketers do. I was rather hatefully told that they are not in sales or telemarketing, that they are just conducting a survey and want my opinion. That to me is still solicitation and unwanted in my house. Anyway, I ended up having to ask them to just not call me again and told them I was not interested. Whether or not the calls will stop, I do not know. This is the first time they called me today.
K
 Nov 12th, 2007
My caller I.D. said "private caller" & I did not recognize the number so I let my machine pick up the call. They left no message. This is the 3rd time they have called this weekend. I do not answer for anyone who does not identify themselves on my caller I.D.
Dorie
 Nov 11th, 2007
Asked if she knew if I was on the Do Not Call List and she said since she was doing a survey, she was not subject to the restriction.
Howie
 Nov 09th, 2007
I didn't pick up and they didn't leave message on 11/04/2007 4:38 pm EST also got another call from cell phone # 801-623-4631 on 11/03/2007 2:09 pm EST and would not respond when I answered. This area code is located in Utah.
CG
 Nov 04th, 2007
called serval times i even sent a text who is this NOTHING
Lamont
 Nov 01st, 2007
I never answered and no messages were left.
R. Susan
 Nov 01st, 2007
Do I have news for you they changed their # to 1-801-437-3150> I called the number back it was on my home phone and I got the number as I could not understand the woman caller ID is Great no luck it sent me to the web site. No one is answering the phone HMMM!!!! Do you have any idea on who I can call or email about this harrassment. lessasramouth@yahoo.com. Please note that this is on 10/31/07 and they are not answering phones let alone email it said email address not valid
Bobbie Fisher
 Nov 01st, 2007
Wanted to do a health survey.
LeRoy
 Oct 28th, 2007
Wanted to do a survey on health. Kept asking for an adult even though I had stated that I was an adult. He needs to pull hid head out of his backside & clean the s*** out of his ears.
Robert
 Oct 28th, 2007
it rang, i answered....no body on the other line said anything..really annoying
t
 Oct 28th, 2007
I have received two phone calls from this number, would not answer on one of them and no message left on the second one.
Sue Clark
 Oct 26th, 2007
They keep calling - they have called for the last 3 days in a row.
Penny
 Oct 26th, 2007
I just received a call from this company tonight. If you call the number back, you receive a voice recording that the company is Western Wats. They do surveys for manufacturers, service providers, and politicians. Considering that it is October 2007, the survey is probably related to politics and political issues.
jules
 Oct 24th, 2007
CALLS EVERY DAY AT VARIOUS TIMES. 10/21/2007 AT 4:27 PM, 10/22/2007 AT 7:50 PM AND 10/23/2007 AT 3:50 PM. NEVER LEAVES A MESSAGE. I DO NOT ANSWER THE PHONE WHEN I DO NOT RECOGNIZE THE NUMBER.
BILLIE B
 Oct 23rd, 2007
Filled a report with the FCC on this number, Caller ID says, Salt Lake City, Utah. Also went to western Watts web site and sent e-mail to opt-out of them calling. Perhaps eveyone should do the same.
CC
 Oct 22nd, 2007
This is Sunday, calls so far 4:22 pm--6:08 pm-8:05 pm. Checked the computer, found this site. Good for you.Next time I will have my police whistle ready.
Wheaton
 Oct 22nd, 2007
If I answer the phone for a number that I don't recognize I tell them that I am the babysitter. Well I answered the phone and did my thing and told them that I would be home after 8 (acting as the sitter). They ended up calling back about 10 mins later. I was also getting calls by #801-623-4621 Id says Cellular Call. Very Annoying. How do they choose their targets?
Karen
 Oct 21st, 2007
There's nothing we can do about this outfit. "Surveys", as well as politicians and charitable organizations, are exempt from the DNC list.
Thank goodness for Caller ID.
AJ
 Oct 19th, 2007
I keep getting calls from this number. They have been calling me 3-4 times a night, always after 6:30pm for the past 4 days, They never leave a message, and I am very annoyed.
chris
 Oct 18th, 2007
The number 801 437 3150 is calling me three times a week. I dont know who owens this number. whoever it is let them go to HELL.
geo
 Oct 18th, 2007
It was a survey or something. I hung up on them because I was watching the MLB playoffs.
Mark
 Oct 17th, 2007
CALL 3 OR 4 TIMES AND COMES UP PRIVATE NAME AND DONT LEAVE A MESSAGE
PP
 Oct 12th, 2007
Didn't leave message - What is CCI Comm?
Sandi
 Oct 12th, 2007

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