Understanding How Service Providers and Regulators Can Prepare for SHAKEN’S Global Expansion at SIPNOC 2022
Microsoft, Bandwidth, ATIS and iconectiv Discuss Best Practices During SIPNOC 2022
What: With more than 85 billion spam phone calls placed globally each year costing trillions in lost business and productivity, keeping the voice ecosystem safe for consumers and attractive to business is an objective we all share. In the U.S., service providers and industry players have been focused on implementing solutions designed to ensure the integrity of communications networks and mitigate any call-answering hesitation. The Secure Telephone Identity Revisited/Signature-based Handling of Asserted information using toKENs (STIR/SHAKEN) framework enables service providers to cryptographically sign and verify calling numbers. This helps increase call-answer rates because service providers can give their customers verified Caller ID information. And with service providers already making significant strides in increasing call answer rates within the US., industry leaders are now extending that benefit to calls coming into the U.S.
The SHAKEN Goes Global: Opportunities and Challenges for Service Providers and Regulators Worldwide panel session at SIPNOC 2022 will outline a set of shared, technological best practices to extend this trust-restoring framework across country borders.
The presentation will leverage iconectiv’s expertise as the Secure Telephone Identity Policy Administrator (STI-PA) for the U.S., where it applies and enforces the rules that operationalize the SHAKEN framework. Three months after STIR/SHAKEN was implemented in the U.S., illegal robocalls already decreased by 29%. As the global telecommunications industry continues to work together in a coordinated approach, legitimate callers will begin to feel more confident that their calls will be answered, and businesses will benefit from their regained trust.
- Jim McEachern, Principal Technologist at ATIS
- Greg Rogers, Deputy General Counsel at Bandwidth
- George Cray, Senior Vice President at iconectiv
- Gunnar Halley, Assistant General Counsel at Microsoft
When/Where: View the on-demand version of the session here. (Originally recorded Wednesday, March 23, 2022)