Press Releases

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

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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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The Common Language of Telecom Helps Rural Service Providers Close the Digital Divide

iconectiv’s case study highlights how rural service providers can use Common Language to efficiently evaluate network infrastructure, enabling faster and more affordable broadband expansion to tackle the persistent issue of limited internet access in rural areas, benefiting a wide range of service providers in rural America.
Apr 11, 2024
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UK Broadband Service Providers: Are You Ready for a New Switching Process?

iconectiv’s David Wilson will discuss how UK broadband service providers can prepare for the upcoming "One Touch Switch" deadline at the UKWISPA Members Meeting, addressing challenges and offering insights. His session will cover certification of Managed Access Providers, readiness factors, adherence to standards and best practices.
Mar 20, 2024
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iconectiv Recognized for Its Commitment to Simplifying Network Planning and Operational Efficiencies Across Telecom Ecosystem, and Its Support for Streamlining 5G Network Deployments

iconectiv's TruOps Common Language platform received six Merit Awards for Telecom and Wireless, recognizing its role in seamless interconnection among service providers and highlighting iconectiv's commitment to operational efficiency in the evolving 5G services landscape.
Feb 23, 2024
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With Digital Identity and Fraud Set to Take Center Stage at Mobile World Congress 2024, The Mobile Phone Number is Having its Moment

Acting as a versatile conduit for communication, phone numbers offer convenience for consumers and reliable data for businesses. iconectiv's digital identity portfolio at MWC Barcelona 2024 aims to provide dynamic intelligence for customer categorization, reduced friction and improved security.
Feb 15, 2024
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iconectiv Enhances Operational Efficiency, Simplifies Network Planning for Communications Service Providers and Telecom Infrastructure Owners and Operators

iconectiv enhances its TruOps Common Language platform by introducing a mobile app and network view feature aimed to support Communications Service Providers (CSPs) optimize operations, implementing new technologies like 5G and ensuring efficient network infrastructure management.
Feb 8, 2024
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Video: Navigating the Opportunities of Communications Infrastructure in the 5G Era

Abe Nejad, Network Media Group Publisher, hosts a webinar on the 5G ecosystem, including the dynamic shifts, the impact on traditional infrastructure and neutral host networking. iconectiv’s Director, Jon Herttua, joins other industry experts to discuss their perspectives.
Dec 19, 2023

In the news

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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
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VanillaPlus: How phone numbers define us

Mike O’Brien, EVP of Business Development at iconectiv, joins Jim Morrish from VanillaPlus to discuss how phone numbers have become the key to our identity.
Mar 8, 2024
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VanillaPlus Issue 2 2024: iconectiv’s Mike O’Brien explains how verified identity will slam the door on fraud

Mike O’Brien, EVP of Business Development at iconectiv, explores with VanillaPlus the challenges businesses and consumers face in verifying identity and combating fraud in the digital age.
Feb 26, 2024
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Telecom Reseller: Fraudsters target personal phone numbers as iconectiv helps enterprises and others protect their brands

iconectiv’s Executive Vice President, Corporate Business Development, Michael O’Brien, joins Doug Green at Telecom Reseller Podcast to discuss the challenges and opportunities of keeping things secure as your phone number becomes a target.
Feb 20, 2024
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Fox 26 Houston: Record $23 billion expected to be bet on Super Bowl

Chris Drake, SVP at iconectiv, joins Heather Sullivan at Fox 26 Houston to discuss Super Bowl scams.
Feb 8, 2024

Events

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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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Connect (X) 2024

Join iconectiv, a Gold Host Sponsor at Connect (X), in Atlanta, Georgia, from May 14 to 16, 2024. Learn from industry leaders in 5G infrastructure as they highlight innovative technology, professional services and a partner ecosystem for seamless communication.
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Securing the Digital Frontier: Navigating Challenges and Best Practices in Digital Identity Verification

iconectiv’s Michael O'Brien will take part in a VanillaPlus webinar on April 23, 2024, at 10 am ET to explore safeguarding phone numbers as a crucial digital identity signal in commerce and communication, addressing authentication and verification challenges in mobile communications.
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CFCA’s Spring Educational 2024

Carolyn Knight, iconectiv’s Senior Account Manager, will attend CFCA’s Spring Educational 2024 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, from April 23-25, 2024.
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Common Interest Group on Routing and Rating April 2024

iconectiv will host the second Common Interest Group on Rating and Routing (CIGRR) work session of the year from April 23-25, 2024, in Savannah, Georgia.
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Cloud Connections 2024

Join iconectiv’s Senior Account Director, Mike Gilbert, EVP Corporate Business Development, Michael O’Brien, and Director of Product Management, Bob Grant, as they attend Cloud Connections 2024 on April 17-19, 2024, in St. Petersburg, Florida.
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CCA’s 2024 Mobile Carriers Show

Theresa Feil Sumpter, iconectiv’s Senior Director, will attend CCA’s 2024 Mobile Carriers Show in Palm Springs, California, from April 16-18, 2024.

Speaking Engagements

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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.
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SIPNOC 2023

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.