Press Releases

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

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iconectiv Chief Technology Officer Elected to SIP Forum Board of Directors

Steve Tang, Chief Technology Officer at iconectiv, has joined the Board of Directors of the SIP Forum, showcasing his expertise in trusted communications and iconectiv's dedication to advancing communication services, supporting emerging technologies and combating the misuse of communication networks.
May 16, 2024
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Cross Border Call Authentication for Fighting Fraudulent Calls Takes the Stage at CABASE Internet Day

iconectiv's Angelica Ford and Bob Grant will dive into Common Language and Cross Border Call Authentication at CABASE Internet Day, emphasizing the importance of establishing a common language in network interconnection and resolving international calling challenges to uphold trust in Argentina's communications.
May 16, 2024
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Today’s Digital Age Calls for Increased Protection of the Phone Number, says iconectiv

In the digital age, phone numbers have become essential components of identity verification. In their new market brief, iconectiv emphasizes the critical need to safeguard phone numbers, offering a digital identity portfolio that helps businesses strengthen security measures and streamline customer verification processes.
May 2, 2024
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The Path to 5G Profitability for Data Centers, Towers and Real Estate Companies

A new iconectiv white paper explores how data center operators and commercial real estate companies can use Common Language to build awareness of their fiber, interconnection and tower/site portfolios. iconectiv will showcase Common Language during Connect(X) 2024 in Atlanta on May 14.
Apr 30, 2024
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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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How Financial Service Companies Are Using Phone Number Data to Mitigate Fraud

iconectiv's recent case study demonstrates how financial institutions leverage numbering data to enhance security and combat fraud. By identifying recently ported phone numbers through iconectiv's data exchanges, companies can verify phone number accuracy, crucial for identification amidst rising mobile-focused fraud threats.
Apr 22, 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

In the news

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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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

Events

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Common Interest Group on Routing and Rating July 2024

iconectiv will host the third Common Interest Group on Rating and Routing (CIGRR) work group session of 2024from July 23-26 in Des Moines, Iowa.
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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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CCA European Summit 2024

Join iconectiv’s David Wilson at CCA European Summit in Estoril, Portugal on June 19-21, 2024. Connect with and gain insights from a global network of cloud communication experts shaping the future of the industry.
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American Broadband Congress

Join iconectiv’s Sarah Halko in Washington, D.C. at American Broadband Congress on June 13, 2024, to gain insights into public-private partnerships, regulatory updates and strategic planning within the $42.45 billion BEAD program to expand high-speed internet access.
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Identiverse

Join iconectiv’s Mike O’Brien and Chris Drake at Identiverse on May 28-31, 2024, in Las Vegas, Nevada, to connect with the brightest minds in the identity industry and learn about the latest technologies, best practices and industry trends.
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CABASE Internet Day

Join iconectiv at CABASE Internet Day from May 16-17, 2024, in Buenos Aires, Argentina, where Bob Grant and Angelica Ford will speak on Common Language and Cross Border Call Authentication on Friday, May 17. Discover industry insights, including emerging technologies, business models and legal frameworks.
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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.

Speaking Engagements

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Common Language and Cross Border Authentication at CABASE Internet Day

iconectiv’s Angelica Ford, Global Senior Account Director, and Bob Grant, Principal Product Manager, join other industry leaders at the CABASE Internet Day from May 16-17, 2024, in Buenos Aires, Argentina, to cover Common Language and Cross Border Authentication.
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Connect (X) 2024

Connect (X) is the leading North American business technology event uniting industry stakeholders focused on 5G infrastructure. Emphasizing the need for an expanded network infrastructure community to support the next wave of 5G deployment, Connect (X) will be taking place May 14-16, 2024, in Atlanta, Georgia.Join Myk Konrad, iconectiv’s VP and Head of Product Management, as he speaks with other industry experts during the “Leveraging Digital Twins Data To Improve Tower And Network Asset…
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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.