Press Releases

Media Contact:
Sharon Oddy
Head of Marketing and Corporate Communications
+1 732 699-5130

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iconectiv Toll-Free Numbering Experts Appointed as North American Numbering Council (NANC) Representatives

iconectiv's Mike Gilbert and John Malyar have been selected by the FCC to serve on the North American Numbering Council (NANC), focusing on toll-free numbering matters, until September 2025.
Oct 10, 2023
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Industry Experts Convene to Examine Call Authentication for a Safer Voice Channel

iconectiv's Executive Vice President of Business Development, Michael O'Brien, will be participating in a panel of industry specialists at Hiya’s State of the Call Summit. Together, they will delve into call authentication, highlighting its role in revitalizing confidence within the realm of voice calls.
Oct 5, 2023
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How Network Element Providers, Equipment Manufacturers Are Taking Advantage of the Common Language of Telecom

iconectiv's latest use case highlights how Common Language benefits Network Equipment Providers (NEPs) and equipment manufacturers by improving operations, boosting revenue and aligning with technology trends.
Sep 13, 2023
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Telecom Leaders Band Together to Fight Phone Fraud

iconectiv’s Bob Grant and Chris Drake will be discussing the available technology and services designed to ensure legitimate calls from businesses are verified and the future of branded calling authentication at the SIPNOC 2023 Conference in Herdon, VA on September 12-13, 2023.
Sep 12, 2023
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MNP Interconnection Telecom Solutions Marks Major Milestone in India by Surpassing 400 Million Port In Requests

MNP Interconnection Telecom Solutions India (MITS), an iconectiv subsidiary, has accomplished 400 million mobile number port-in requests out of 580 million Zone 2 subscribers in India, underscoring the importance of number portability in driving competition and choice among telecom providers.
Sep 7, 2023
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With Global Telecom Fraud on the Rise, Industry Experts Explore How to Mitigate It

iconectiv’s VP of Information Solutions, Don Holloway, will discuss the evolution of fraud and how regulatory agencies respond at the MEF CONNECTS: The Future of Fraud Prevention Conference in London, U.K. on Tuesday, September 5.
Sep 5, 2023
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With Callback Fraud a Major Issue, Telecom Leader iconectiv Addresses How to Stop It

iconectiv’s Director, Alberto Apablaza, will discuss communications fraud and provide insights on the types of tools available to fight it at the Telco Transformation LATAM conference in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil on Wednesday, August 30. iconectiv will also be exhibiting from Tuesday, August 29 to Wednesday, August 30.
Aug 29, 2023

In the news


Telecom Reseller: Consent Farms are Tricking Consumers into Unknowingly Agreeing to Receive Robocalls

iconectiv’s Senior Vice President, Chris Drake, joins Doug Green on the Telecom Reseller Podcast to explore how fraudsters are using consent farms to deceive customers into unintentionally agreeing to receive robocalls.
Nov 1, 2023

Telecom Reseller: Robotext surge can undermine your organization, but can be stopped

In this podcast, iconectiv’s Senior Vice President, Corporate and Business Development, Chris Drake, joins Doug Green at Telecom Reseller Podcast to explore the rising issue of robotexts and fraudulent texting that are posing a significant threat to organizations and individuals.
Sep 18, 2023

Forbes: Blurring the Lines – The Convergence of Telcos and Techcos

In this article, iconectiv EVP Peter Ford explores the convergence of telcos and techcos. He underscores the importance of collaborative efforts and harnessing advanced technologies to enhance infrastructure and stimulate growth.
Aug 29, 2023

Telecom Reseller: Telcos and Techcos are Blending as Both Look to Capitalize on New Revenue Streams

In this podcast, iconectiv’s Executive Vice President, Peter Ford, joins Doug Green at Telecom Reseller Podcast to explore the merging of telcos and techcos for new revenue streams. They discuss how iconectiv helps these companies embrace this shift and tackle key challenges.
Aug 18, 2023

ABC 7: 7 On Your Side warns about July Fourth text scams

In this article, Chris Drake, Chief Technology Officer at iconectiv, emphasizes the dangers around 4th of July scams. Chris outlines the different type of scams one may see during this time of year and the importance of staying alert.
Jul 3, 2023

How to avoid the most common romance scams

Alberto Apablaza, Director of Account Manager at iconectiv, joined Brian Mendoza at Telemundo Philadelphia to discuss texting and wrong number scams. Alberto highlights the importance of recognizing romance scams and offers advice on how to avoid them.
Jun 15, 2023

Forbes: The Critical Role of Trust and How to Get There

In this article, Peter Ford EVP, Head of Information Solutions Business at iconectiv, examines how public trust between corporations and consumers can be re-established. Peter outlines the importance of building a global trust standard, whereby voice call can be reclaimed as for legitimate call identification.
Jun 14, 2023



MWC Barcelona 2024

iconectiv will be attending GSMA’s Mobile World Congress Barcelona 2024 on February 26-29 in Barcelona, Spain. The three-day conference is the largest and most influential event bringing together industry experts to discuss the connectivity ecosystem.

Common Interest Group on Routing and Rating

iconectiv will host the first Common Interest Group on Rating and Routing (CIGRR) working group session of the year from January 23-25, 2024, at the Marriot Albuquerque in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

FCBA’s 35th Annual Dinner

iconectiv will attend the 35th Annual FCBA Dinner on December 7, 2023, at the Marriot Marquis in Washington, D.C.

INCA Conference 2023 & Awards Dinner

Join iconectiv’s Vice President of Global Sales, David Wilson, on November 21 and 22, 2023, as he attends the INCA Conference in Birmingham, U.K.

U.S. Broadband Summit

Join iconectiv’s Product Marketing Specialist, Adrian Barcia, as he attends the first-ever U.S. Broadband Summit on November 15-17, 2023, in Washington D.C.

CFCA: Fall Educational Event

Join iconectiv’s Director of Sales, Jon Herttua, as he attends CFCA’s 2023 Fall Educational Event on October 24-26, 2023.

Common Language IAB &TAG Meeting October

The Common Language International Advisory Board (IAB) and Technical Advisory Group’s (TAG) will be held in Columbus, OH on October 17th, 18th and 19th. The advisory board discusses topics impacting the telecommunications industry, while the TAG session addresses day–to-day operational concerns in regard to specific code sets identified to satisfy subscriber business requirements.

Speaking Engagements

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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.
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Chris Drake, iconectiv’s SVP of Corporate and Business Development, and Bob Grant, iconectiv’s Principal Product Manager, are speaking SIPNOC 2023, which will be held September 12-13, 2023 in Herndon, VA. Their sessions include: “The Future of End to End Branded Calling Using Authentication" and "Cross-Border Authentication."
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MEF Connects: The Future of Fraud Prevention

Join iconectiv’s Don Holloway, VP of Information Solutions, on September 5 as he sits down with other industry leaders at MEF CONNECTS: The Future of Fraud Prevention in London, United Kingdom.
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Telco Transformation LATAM

As a platinum sponsor, four members from iconectiv’s team will attend CONECTA LATAM's Telco Transformation LATAM, including Alberto Apablaza, Director of Account Manager, who will be speaking on August 30th. The two-day conference that will bring together industry experts to discuss the impact of 5G and AI.
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NMG: Towers, Neutral Hosts and Data Centers Session with iconectiv

In this discussion, iconectiv’s Senior Director, John Hayes, and The Network Media Group’s Publisher, Abe Nejad, discuss neutral hosts, data centers and their role in Telco and 5G rollout with other industry experts.
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MEF Leadership Forum + MEET UP

Hosted by MEF and the Canadian Telecommunications Association, the MEF Leadership Forum is being held on July 18 in Toronto, Canada. Matt Lear, iconectiv’s Senior Director of Product Management, joins as a panelist, discussing "One Medium, Many Paths: Differentiating Shortcode, Toll Free + 10 DLC."