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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.
Legitimate Businesses, Telephone Companies Now Have More Options to Present Verified Caller ID to Consumers
A recent announcement of approval for the use of Delegate Certificates from Secure Telephone Identity Governance Authority (STI-GA) revealed that there may be a clearer and more concise path to ending the headache that is robocalls. Delegate Certificates opens the door for newer technologies that can combat robocalls such as Registered Caller™. Businesses that rely on phone calls to consumers, call-answer rates, and customer satisfaction have taken a hit with the ever growing robocall rates. CTIA in partnership iconectiv will continue to work on Registered Caller™ to take down the hinderance of robocalls and get business and phone calls back on track.
This Mobile World Live article discusses T-Mobile’s recent announcement surrounding its completion of what is believed to be the first wireless call combining authenticated caller ID with Rich Call Data (RCD), demonstrating a new way for consumers to recognize callers and for marketers to identify themselves to potential customers. T-Mobile partners on the call included First Orion, Everbridge, iconectiv, NetNumber, Numeracle, Twilio and the CTIA.
T-Mobile US recently announced a new technology demonstration that builds upon the verification of STIR/SHAKEN and takes it a step further, to affirmatively identify businesses or organizations who are calling so that they can reach their customers. The demo call was conducted in conjunction with a number of partners including CTIA, First Orion, Everbridge, iconectiv, NetNumber, Numeracle, and Twilio.
Aiming to boost customer confidence in picking up phone calls from unknown numbers, this Fierce Wireless article discusses how T-Mobile and partners completed a wireless call that used authenticated caller ID and showed details like company branding to provide more information about who was calling and why. The call, which the partners believe to be a first, was completed in partnership with iconectiv, First Orion, CTIA, Everbridge, NetNumber, Numeracle, and Twilio.
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.