Press Releases

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

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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.
Jul 26, 2021
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T-Mobile and Partners Complete First-Ever Wireless Call with Rich Call Data

Recent reports indicate U.S. consumers are on pace to receive more than 52 billion robocalls this year. T-Mobile, along with a premier group of technology companies, messaging industry stakeholders and voice service providers including First Orion, CTIA, Everbridge, iconectiv, NetNumber, Numeracle, and Twilio, has now completed what is believed to be the first ever wireless call to combine authenticated Caller ID and Rich Call Data (RCD), powered by the STIR/SHAKEN framework and protocols. With this important step forward for the industry, the job of scammers and spammers will soon be even harder.
Jul 16, 2021
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iconectiv to Participate at Virtual SIP Forum 2021 STIR/SHAKEN Summit

Presented by the SIP Forum, the 2021 STIR/SHAKEN Virtual Summit is a reprise of the special mid-year webinar series focused on the STIR/SHAKEN Call Authentication Framework. This conference is a unique event for service providers and carriers to gather to discuss the challenges of deploying and implementing SIP-based communications technology, and to learn the best-practices and strategies that enable the successful and profitable operation of SIP-based services and applications. During these sessions, iconectiv experts will discuss updates on Registered Caller, recent policy updates and their impact, as well as provide strategies and lessons learned regarding cross-border calls and more.
Jul 16, 2021
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iconectiv Joins the 5G Open Innovation Lab to Accelerate New Enterprise Services

Communications service providers rely on iconectiv® TruOps Common Language® to ensure that their physical and virtual assets in the infrastructure can support new 5G services at scale. Now, iconectiv is bringing that expertise to a new partnership with the 5G Open Innovation Lab, which focuses on fueling the development of new capabilities and services that will transform the enterprise. By joining this global applied innovation ecosystem as a technology partner, iconectiv will work with 5G equipment providers, cloud-service providers, academia, government agencies, communication service providers as well as early- and later-stage start-ups.
Jun 28, 2021
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Brand Impact of Consumer Trust in Voice Calls, Text Messages and RCS

Illegal robocalls, SMS spam and “wangiri” one-ring scams are a global scourge that has conditioned consumers to ignore calls and messages from phone numbers they don’t recognize. They also create significant financial losses for businesses, schools, health care providers and other organizations because important alerts, reminders and other notifications go unanswered, requiring multiple follow-ups. Service providers also bear the cost of investigating and resolving customer complaints. In a two-part livestream event, MWC21 attendees can learn how the industry is working to rebuild consumer trust in voice calls and SMS while protecting new technologies such as Rich Communication Services (RCS).
Jun 23, 2021
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Protect Your Customers Against Wangiri One-Ring Scams: Understanding and Implementing the FCC Safe Harbor

As part of the Competitive Carriers Association’s “Protect Your Customers from One-Ring Scams: Trusted Tools to Fight Fraud” webinar, iconectiv’s Principal Solutions Engineer, David Estes will explore how iconectiv’s TruNumber Protect gives service providers a simple, seamless and secure way to identify calls from high-risk and unallocated number ranges, and suspicious premium-rate numbers, before they reach customers.
Jun 16, 2021
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MWC21 Spotlights How Trusted Communications is Protecting Consumers, Brands and Bottom Lines

One-ring wangiri fraud is a global scourge that’s increased 300 percent over the past few years. Under an FCC Report and Order effective Feb. 12, 2021, U.S. service providers may block calls from telephone numbers that are highly likely to be associated with one-ring robocall scams if they use reasonable analytics in deciding which telephone numbers to block. iconectiv TruNumber Protect gives service providers a cost-effective way to proactively protect their customers by providing essential information for accurately targeting the originators of one-ring and other robocalling scams. At Mobile World Congress, iconectiv will showcase the innovative ways that service providers, regulators, trade associations and other industry stakeholders are successfully mitigating fraud and spam.
Jun 15, 2021