|reply to axus |
Re: $1.50 a min?
said by axus:The relay operator is always a human, never software. The service would be impossible to use if it was software due to accents, bad/noisy landline phone or bitrobbed mobiles, asking the RO if they reached a male or female on the other end, etc.
I think they are paying a person to translate the message. I can see how it's expensive, though $0.50 per minute should be plenty. If it's done with computer voice, it should be much cheaper.
That make more sense. I figured it was a machine translation.
|reply to patcat88 |
It must be pretty obvious to the humans that 80-90% of their work is facilitating spam. What a demoralizing job. I guess they get into a mode where they don't think about the content. Data entry jobs get like that, and the guy who claimed to transcribe Morse code while reading novels.