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With Communications-Related Fraud on the Rise, Analyst Report Examines Identity Theft and Consumer Protection in the US

Despite the numerous advantages and benefits that networks and digital devices bring, they inadvertently open up new avenues for fraud. A special report from Technology Research Institute entitled, “The 2021 State of Communications-Related Fraud, Identity Theft & Consumer Protection in the USA,” discusses the multi-layered blanket of security that provides timely—often real-time—protection from new, digital-enabled fraud threats, identity theft and account takeovers.
Oct 5, 2021
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The Challenges and Opportunities of SHAKEN Going Global

Translation of telecommunication services to foreign lands may take some time to progress and evolve into a maintained functional system. This is the case with SHAKEN as its state-of-the-art blocking of traffic from voice service providers not listed in the Robocall Mitigation Database may lead to numbers from different countries to be seen as robocalls. In this panel at the STIR/SHAKEN Summit, experts from ATIS, Fierce Wireless, iconectiv, Microsoft and Twilio discussed what service providers must do to prepare for the  FCC’s September 28 deadline.
Sep 21, 2021
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How to Detect and Protect Against One-Ring “Wangiri” Fraud

Creating an illegal $1.82 billion industry, “Wangiri” fraud, also known as one-ring scam, targets unassuming victims by intentionally hanging up after one ring in the hope people call back—charging them at a premium rate. As part of Conecta Latam’s Telco Transformation Digital Summit and Virtual Expo, iconectiv’s Juan Carlos Ortiz, Principal for Corporate Business Development, will explore how iconectiv’s TruNumber Protect helps enable telephone companies enhance their call-blocking analytics to identify and prevent illegitimate calls before they reach customers.
Sep 17, 2021
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A Successful Pilot: iconectiv, CTIA, Metaswitch and Verizon Address the Benefits of a Centralized Industry Registry for Verifying Voice Calls

Lack of caller verification is one of the largest problems that is causing individuals to not answer their phone. If they do not see who is calling them then they are less likely to pick up at all. With calls answered rates reaching the lowest it has ever been in a long time, it is to the upmost importance that proper authentication gets back into phone calls. Executives from CTIA, iconectiv, Metaswitch and Verizon covered a recent trial run of Registered Caller™ at the 2021 STIR/SHAKEN Summit and conversed about what it will offer to fix the declining answered rates.
Sep 8, 2021
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AT&T, CTIA and iconectiv Discuss Efforts to Mitigate robocalls in the U.S.

With the rise of unwanted robocalls, ignored or blocked legitimate calls have a negative impact on U.S. companies and consumers. To solve this challenge, iconectiv in partnership with CTIA created Registered Caller™—the industry-backed centralized registry for verifying voice calls. Registered Caller ensures that business entities and the telephone numbers they use get vetted, registered and verified, helping prevent legitimate calls from getting blocked or flagged as spam. In this Network Media Group panel, experts from AT&T, CTIA and iconectiv explore how this helps maintain the integrity of one of our most vital methods of communication—voice calls—by providing voice service providers with a single source of truth for verified caller information.
Aug 25, 2021
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iconectiv Recognized for Exceptional Robocall Mitigation Technology that Restores Trust Across Voice Communications

iconectiv’s TruReach Certify have been selected as a recipient of the 2021 Communications Solutions Product of the Year Award by TMC. One of TMC’s most coveted awards, it honors the forward thinking that TruReach Certify brings to the telecommunications industry as the first deployment of a STIR/SHAKEN-based robocall mitigation solution. Through the implementation of TruReach Certify, consumers have confidence that the information displayed on their devices is legitimate, empowering them to make educated decisions when answering calls.
Aug 12, 2021
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As Distributed Workstyles Grow, iconectiv TruNumber Routing Helps Ensure Calls and Text Messages are Delivered Accurately and Cost-Effectively in 84 Countries

The pandemic’s impact on business continuity and workstyles has increased enterprises’ reliance on telecommuting and other highly distributed workforces. This trend also increases the need to ensure that calls and text messages are always routed correctly to wherever employees are based. iconectiv’s TruNumber Routing helps service providers ensure that their enterprise customers’ calls and messages are routed correctly and via the least-cost routes. TruNumber Routing provides optimal routing and rating data for 84 countries, including Canada, Ghana, India, Japan, Spain, South Korea and the United States.
Aug 5, 2021