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Communication is our lifeblood. It’s what makes the world run and gives our lives meaning. Though technology evolves, the need to connect never changes. While technological advances make communications simpler and more ubiquitous, interconnecting it across the infrastructure and delivering it to the right person is enormously complex. Efficiently interconnecting disparate applications, networks and devices is critical in a world without boundaries. A world where accessing and exchanging information anywhere, anytime is simple, seamless and secure. That’s what iconectiv does better than anyone. See how our TruOps, TruNumber and TruReach platforms can help you address the communication challenges you face every day.
TruNumber leverages our industry-standard data to prevent fraud and facilitate porting. TruOps keeps you working in harmony by standardizing data and providing precise routing and rating information. TruReach simplifies the ecosystems for trusted customer engagement across voice, text and chatbots.
As we move toward nationwide vaccine eligibility, the logistics of helping people schedule and confirm appointments through a process they trust will be crucial. In this Healthcare Business Today article, iconectiv’s Cliff Holsenbeck explores how short codes are an ideal option for providing necessary communications and navigating the logistics of vaccine distribution. Across the country, text messaging has already been implemented as a tool by healthcare and other facilities throughout the pandemic for services like telehealth, virtual care, contact tracing, pre-screening questionnaires and sending updates to loved ones and caretakers.
By the end of June all U.S. voice providers are required to implement STIR/SHAKEN technology, to fight against robocallers by authenticating caller ID to help ensure a phone number isn’t being spoofed. To date, T-Mobile, AT&T and Verizon have protected millions of customers from billions of robocalls. In this Fierce Wireless article, iconectiv’s CTO Chris Drake discusses iconectiv’s role as industry and policy administrator for SHAKEN and the upcoming deadline to implement this technology. iconectiv has processed over 100 carriers to be enabled for SHAKEN certificates and there are still between 50 and 100 carriers still in the queue.
Digital transformation, cloud services, networking, and messaging are some of the ways that retailers are reinventing their stores. With 96% of American’s owning a mobile phone and the average U.S. citizen increasing their time spent on their phone by an additional 23 minutes per day, retailers must become increasingly savvy to successfully engage with new customers. In this recent iFour Technolab article, iconectiv’s senior director of product management Cliff Holsenbeck discusses short codes as an emerging technology trend that will benefit the retail industry.
Consumers have become increasingly wary of robocalls and have stopped answering their phones for unknown numbers. Communication channels are constantly being infiltrated by scammers and people are losing trust in these channels. On this episode of Enterprise Talk podcast, iconectiv’s Jonathan Shulman discusses the importance of trust in communications and networks across the global service provider and telecommunications ecosystem and how RCS can improve customer engagement for contact centers.
In this Vanilla Plus article, iconectiv’s chief product officer Michael O’Brien discusses how understanding the real perception of consumer trust in communications these days is hard to know exactly because so many factors play into it. Over 76% of consumers no longer answer calls from unfamiliar and unidentified numbers, letting them drop into voice mail instead. Some contact center operators say that outbound call answer rates are down 30%.
Rich Business Messaging powered by Rich Communication Services (RCS) has the potential to create a relationship with consumers that are both virtual and uniquely personal, but for companies to realize the benefits, consumer trust must be inherent from the start. In this GSMA webinar, iconectiv’s Chief Product Officer Michael O’Brien will explore the positive financial and reputational impact that RCS can have on a company’s business messaging strategy.
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iconectiv - the LNPA for the United States
As the Local Number Portability Administrator (LNPA) for the United States, iconectiv manages the nation’s Number Portability Administration Center (NPAC). The largest system of databases of ported phone numbers in the world, the U.S. NPAC includes more than 500 million phone numbers for ~1600 service providers, service bureaus and providers of telecom-related services.