Press Releases

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

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With New Mandated OTS Switching Process on the Horizon, UK Communications Providers Have Viable Managed Access Provider Option

The United Kingdom’s One Touch Switch (OTS) deadline is 12 September 2024, requiring communications providers (CPs) to comply with specific OTS requirements. As a registered Managed Access Provider with TOTSCo, iconectiv UK Limited offers the necessary flexibility for providers to meet today's residential broadband market demands.
Jun 12, 2024
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iconectiv Chief Technology Officer Elected to SIP Forum Board of Directors

Steve Tang, Chief Technology Officer at iconectiv, has joined the Board of Directors of the SIP Forum, showcasing his expertise in trusted communications and iconectiv's dedication to advancing communication services, supporting emerging technologies and combating the misuse of communication networks.
May 16, 2024
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Cross Border Call Authentication for Fighting Fraudulent Calls Takes the Stage at CABASE Internet Day

iconectiv's Angelica Ford and Bob Grant will dive into Common Language and Cross Border Call Authentication at CABASE Internet Day, emphasizing the importance of establishing a common language in network interconnection and resolving international calling challenges to uphold trust in Argentina's communications.
May 16, 2024
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Today’s Digital Age Calls for Increased Protection of the Phone Number, says iconectiv

In the digital age, phone numbers have become essential components of identity verification. In their new market brief, iconectiv emphasizes the critical need to safeguard phone numbers, offering a digital identity portfolio that helps businesses strengthen security measures and streamline customer verification processes.
May 2, 2024
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The Path to 5G Profitability for Data Centers, Towers and Real Estate Companies

A new iconectiv white paper explores how data center operators and commercial real estate companies can use Common Language to build awareness of their fiber, interconnection and tower/site portfolios. iconectiv will showcase Common Language during Connect(X) 2024 in Atlanta on May 14.
Apr 30, 2024
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Upcoming Live Webinar Shines Light on Best Practices to Secure the Digital Identity

iconectiv’s Michael O’Brien will discuss the vital role of phone numbers in digital identity verification during the "Securing the Digital Frontier” webinar on April 23, 2024, at 10 a.m. ET. He will cover fraud prevention, regulatory compliance and ensuring trustworthy digital identity signals, highlighting the need for global collaboration.
Apr 23, 2024
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How Financial Service Companies Are Using Phone Number Data to Mitigate Fraud

iconectiv's recent case study demonstrates how financial institutions leverage numbering data to enhance security and combat fraud. By identifying recently ported phone numbers through iconectiv's data exchanges, companies can verify phone number accuracy, crucial for identification amidst rising mobile-focused fraud threats.
Apr 22, 2024

In the news

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Nilson Report: Telecom Data for Fraud Fighting from iconectiv

Organizations increasingly use mobile numbers as account identifiers due to their portability and reliability. iconectiv is a key provider of mobile and text data, aiding in account verification, fraud detection, and regulatory compliance across over 100 countries through API integrations.
May 31, 2024
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Total Retail: Short Codes are Long on Bottom-Line Benefits

In this article, Mykola Konrad, Senior VP, Head of Product at iconectiv, discusses the value of short codes in retail. He highlights their trustworthiness, high open rates and role in fraud prevention. Mykola also explores how AI enhances message personalization, boosting sales and revenue for retailers.
May 30, 2024
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Enterprise Security Tech: AI-Driven Robocall Scams: How Fraudsters Are Cloning Voices to Deceive and Steal

In this Q&A with Enterprise Security Tech, Chris Drake, SVP, Corporate and Business Development at iconectiv, delves into the AI-driven tactics used by fraudsters and their impact on digital security. He also discusses the measures being implemented to combat these threats.
May 20, 2024
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WIA: How tower and data center operators can enable and monetize rapid 5G buildouts

In this article, Mykola Konrad, Head of Product at iconectiv®, discusses the importance of tower and data center operators adopting iconectiv® TruOps™ Common Language® to enable efficient communication with communication service providers (CSPs) and seize opportunities in the 5G market.
May 2, 2024
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KSL 5 TV: NCAA Tournament basketball is coming to Salt Lake and so are the ticket scams

Chris Drake, SVP at iconectiv, joins Matt Gephardt from KSL 5 TV to discuss March Madness ticket scams.
Mar 20, 2024
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Forbes: Countering Fraud and Navigating Customer Experience Complexities

In this article, Peter Ford, EVP and Head of Information Solutions Business at iconectiv, discusses the persistent threats to digital identity, focusing on phone number vulnerabilities. He stresses the importance of KYC and KYB verification processes and advocates for protecting phone number integrity for secure digital interactions.
Mar 15, 2024
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Pipeline Magazine: The Five Rs of the Customer Experience: Protecting Digital Identity, Preventing Fraud & Robocalls

iconectiv’s Michael O’Brien explores the dual impact of digital transformation on businesses, noting positive changes in efficiency and customer experience alongside challenges posed by a surge in fraudulent activities, particularly in robocalls.
Mar 11, 2024

Events

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Identity Week 2024

Join iconectiv’s Chris Drake at Identity Week on September 11-12, 2024, in Washington, D.C., to connect with the brightest minds in the identity sector to promote innovation, new thinking and more effective identity solutions.
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Common Interest Group on Routing and Rating July 2024

iconectiv will host the third Common Interest Group on Rating and Routing (CIGRR) work group session of 2024from July 23-26 in Des Moines, Iowa.
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Common Language® IAB &TAG Meeting June 2024

The Common Language International Advisory Board (IAB) and Technical Advisory Group (TAG) will be held June 25-27, 2024, in Dallas, TX.
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CCA European Summit 2024

Join iconectiv’s David Wilson at CCA European Summit in Estoril, Portugal on June 19-21, 2024. Connect with and gain insights from a global network of cloud communication experts shaping the future of the industry.
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American Broadband Congress

Join iconectiv’s Sarah Halko in Washington, D.C. at American Broadband Congress on June 13, 2024, to gain insights into public-private partnerships, regulatory updates and strategic planning within the $42.45 billion BEAD program to expand high-speed internet access.
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Identiverse

Join iconectiv’s Mike O’Brien and Chris Drake at Identiverse on May 28-31, 2024, in Las Vegas, Nevada, to connect with the brightest minds in the identity industry and learn about the latest technologies, best practices and industry trends.
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CABASE Internet Day

Join iconectiv at CABASE Internet Day from May 16-17, 2024, in Buenos Aires, Argentina, where Bob Grant and Angelica Ford will speak on Common Language and Cross Border Call Authentication on Friday, May 17. Discover industry insights, including emerging technologies, business models and legal frameworks.

Speaking Engagements

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Common Language and Cross Border Authentication at CABASE Internet Day

iconectiv’s Angelica Ford, Global Senior Account Director, and Bob Grant, Principal Product Manager, join other industry leaders at the CABASE Internet Day from May 16-17, 2024, in Buenos Aires, Argentina, to cover Common Language and Cross Border Authentication.
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Connect (X) 2024

Connect (X) is the leading North American business technology event uniting industry stakeholders focused on 5G infrastructure. Emphasizing the need for an expanded network infrastructure community to support the next wave of 5G deployment, Connect (X) will be taking place May 14-16, 2024, in Atlanta, Georgia.Join Myk Konrad, iconectiv’s VP and Head of Product Management, as he speaks with other industry experts during the “Leveraging Digital Twins Data To Improve Tower And Network Asset…
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VanillaPlus Webinar with iconectiv

iconectiv’s Michael O’Brien, Chief Product Officer, joins the VanillaPlus webinar with iconectiv, “Securing the Digital Frontier: Navigating Challenges and Best Practices in Digital Identity Verification,” on April 23, 2024, at 10 a.m. ET.
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iconectiv Session During UK WISPA Spring 2024 Members Meeting

iconectiv’s David Wilson, Vice President of Global Sales, joins other industry leaders at UK WISPA Spring 2024 Members Meeting on March 20-21, 2024, in Birmingham, UK, for a panel to discuss the UK’s new era of broadband switching.
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MEF Leadership Forum Americas – Business Messaging & AI

iconectiv’s Matt Lear, Senior Director of Product Management, joins other industry leaders at MEF Leadership Forum Americas on March 19 in Miami, Florida, for a panel to discuss best practices for choosing the correct endpoint for text messaging.
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CCA Webinar with iconectiv

iconectiv is hosting a webinar on October 25, 2023, with CCA featuring Juan Carlos Ortiz and Chris Bain, iconectiv's Principal for Corporate Business Development and Director of Common Language Services . The webinar, "Advancing Connectivity for All with a Common Language," will spotlight iconectiv®'s TruOps™ Common Language® and its role in unlocking connectivity opportunities for all Americans while assisting service providers.
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HIYA State of the Call

iconectiv’s Executive VP, Michael O’Brien, joins other industry leaders at the State of the Call Summit, presented by HIYA, in New York City on October 5, 2023, to discuss call authentication.