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Media Contact:
Sharon Oddy
Head of Marketing and Corporate Communications
+1 732 699-5130
soddy@iconectiv.com
August 28, 2019

iconectiv to Serve as US Policy Administrator to Mitigate Illegal Robocalls

iconectiv, the authoritative partner of the communications industry, has signed the agreement to serve as U.S. Secure Telephone Identity Policy Administrator (STI-PA) for the FCC-endorsed ATIS-SIP Forum SHAKEN (Signature-based Handling of Asserted information using toKENs) — the industry-wide solution to mitigate illegal robocalls and help consumers once again trust their calling number displayed on their caller ID.

August 27, 2019

iconectiv Makes Key Contribution to ONAP Open Source to Help Accelerate Mobile Network Virtualization

Published ahead of the industry’s Open Networking Summit next month in Antwerp, Belgium, the latest release of international specifications to help build future software-led mobile networks includes a key contribution from iconectiv®, a company which provides information services that help service providers operate and manage their communications networks globally.

The specifications have been published by the LF Networking’s Open Network Automation Platform (ONAP) to help combine and drive industry progress toward delivering new services quickly and cost-efficiently using network functions virtualization (NFV) over software-defined mobile networks within an open source framework.

August 21, 2019

Businesses Now Authorized to Leverage Number Porting Information for Fraud Mitigation and Risk Assessment

Mobile phone numbers now rival social security and driver license numbers as the personal identifier that consumers use to register for products and services. That ubiquity makes mobile numbers an attractive and powerful tool for identity thieves, who stole $14.7 billion in 2018 from 14.4 million U.S. consumers.

Now, with the introduction of PortData Validate from iconectiv, financial institutions, healthcare providers and other authorized businesses can leverage telephone number porting data as part of their assessment when verifying a customer’s identity, approving a transaction or disclosing information.

August 5, 2019

Rise of Anti-Spamming and Authentication Takes Center Stage at Upcoming Conference

iconectiv will discuss the industry’s approach to stop illegal robocalls at Twilio’s conference.

July 9, 2019

STI-GA Call for Certificate Authorities

Implementation of STIR/SHAKEN is a critical mission in the fight against illegal robocalls and caller ID spoofing. The Secure Telephone Identity Governance Authority (STI-GA) manages the rollout of this solution and is seeking interest from organizations that would like to serve as STI Certificate Authorities (CAs).

May 30, 2019

iconectiv selected as U.S. Policy Administrator for Mitigating Illegal Robocalling

The Secure Telephone Identity Governance Authority (STI-GA), operating under the auspices of ATIS, announced the selection of iconectiv as the U.S. STI Policy Administrator (STI-PA), a critical role in industry efforts to mitigate illegal robocalling. As the STI-PA, iconectiv will apply and enforce the rules as defined by the STI-GA to operationalize the SHAKEN framework.

With this selection, the STI-GA has completed the initial establishment of the STI-GA ecosystem as contemplated by the FCC’s North American Numbering Council (NANC) Call Authentication Trust Anchor Working Group.

Speaking Engagements

MEF Briefing | Combating Robocalling: ID authentication SHAKEN/STIR Briefing

To combat illegal calls and protect legitimate calls, the communications industry in the US including service providers, their vendors, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and several legislators to propose a multi-faceted approach to validate consumer and business calls by requiring voic

Sep 5, 2019
Webinar

CCA Annual Convention

CCA’s Annual Convention is the only North American event to focus exclusively on smart strategies, technology innovations, and business opportunities for carriers in this increasingly mobile world.

Sep 18, 2019

Private Equity International’s Operating Partners Forum New York 2019

Michael Iwanoff, CISO at iconectiv, will join the roundtable discussion “Cybersecurity and resiliency: what to do if it happens to your business?” at the Private Equity International’s Operating Partners Forum being held in New York this fall. Topics include vetting cyber security when acquiring

Oct 16, 2019
New York, NY

The ninth annual SIP Network Operators Conference — SIPNOC 2019

SIPNOC 2019 will be 100% focused on the SHAKEN Call Authentication Framework and the expanding efforts to combat the Robocall epidemic and is being specifically developed for industry stakeholders in the Robocall elimination/mitigation ecosystem, including service providers seeking to deploy new

Dec 3, 2019
Herndon, Virginia

Events

Common Interest Group on Routing & Rating (CIGRR)

iconectiv will host the 1st quarter Common Interest Group on Routing and Rating (CIGRR) work group session on January 21st - 23rd in Glendale, CA. This three day meeting provides an interactive forum for CIGRR to recommend advanced direction to the Telecom Routing Administration (TRA).

Jan 22, 2019

MEF Briefing | Combating Robocalling: ID authentication SHAKEN/STIR Briefing

To combat illegal calls and protect legitimate calls, the communications industry in the US including service providers, their vendors, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and several legislators to propose a multi-faceted approach to validate consumer and business calls by requiring voic

Sep 5, 2019
Webinar

CCA Annual Convention

CCA’s Annual Convention is the only North American event to focus exclusively on smart strategies, technology innovations, and business opportunities for carriers in this increasingly mobile world.

Sep 16, 2019
Providence, RI

Risk & Assurance Group Johannesburg Conference

iconectiv will join global telcos and regulators at Risk & Assurance Group’s Johannesburg conference on October 1st and 2nd as a gold sponsor.

Oct 1, 2019
Johannesburg, South Africa

Private Equity International’s Operating Partners Forum New York 2019

Michael Iwanoff, CISO at iconectiv, will join the roundtable discussion “Cybersecurity and resiliency: what to do if it happens to your business?” at the Private Equity International’s Operating Partners Forum being held in New York this fall. Topics include vetting cyber security when acquiring

Oct 16, 2019
New York, NY