Press Releases

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

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iconectiv Recognized for Mitigating Illegal Robocalls and Restoring Trust in Caller ID

iconectiv's TruReach™ Certify has earned TMC's 2023 Communications Solutions Product of the Year Award for ensuring secure voice calls. Serving as the Secure Telephone Identity Policy Administrator for STIR/SHAKEN, TruReach Certify validates caller IDs with encrypted signatures, combating illegal robocalls.
Aug 21, 2023
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In the Fight Against Fraudulent Calls, Cross Border Authentication is Focus of New NMG Webinar

Abe Nejad, Network Media Group Publisher, hosts an executive summit on cross-border authentication and the fight against fraudulent calls. Learn the best solutions from Bob Grant, Director of Product Management at iconectiv, and Jim McEachern, Principal Technologist at ATIS.
Aug 8, 2023
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The Impact that Towers, Neutral Hosts and Data Centers Have on Telcos and 5G Rollouts

Abe Nejad, Network Media Group Publisher, hosts a webinar on the role that neutral hosts, data centers and companies who own, operate and manage towers have in supporting Telcos and 5G rollouts. iconectiv’s Senior Director, John Hayes, joins other industry experts to discuss their perspectives.
Aug 3, 2023
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How the Right Texting Method Drives Customer Engagement

Matt Lear, iconectiv’s Senior Director of Product Management, joins other industry leaders at the MEF 2023 Forum on July 18, 2023, in Toronto, Canada as a panelist to discuss how short codes, 10DLC and toll-free messaging help businesses better connect with customers.
Jul 11, 2023
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UK Number Portability: Experts' Insights on Necessity of Change

Abe Nejad, Network Media Group Publisher, hosts a webinar on number portability fraud and its impact on the digital economy. Learn how current systems hinder competition from David Wilson, Vice President of Global Sales at iconectiv, and Teresa Cottam, Chief Analyst at omnipresence.
Jul 5, 2023
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Maximizing Profits and Competitiveness with Telecom Common Language

iconectiv’s latest use case explores how Common Language benefits network element resellers and their communication service provider customers. This industry-standard resource enables resellers to meet customer demand and overcome major business challenges.
May 31, 2023
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iconectiv Attends International Telecoms Week

During International Telecoms Week, iconectiv is focused on addressing the mounting challenges across the telecom ecosystem. To protect service providers, businesses and consumers, its arsenal of trusted communications superheroes battles scammers, identifies suspicious callers and organizes mismanaged assets and inventory.
May 16, 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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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Common Interest Group on Routing and Rating (CIGRR) October

iconectiv will host the fourth quarter Common Interest Group on Routing and Rating (CIGRR) work group session on October 17th – 19th, 2023. This three-day meeting provides an interactive forum for CIGRR to recommend advanced direction to the TruOps Telecom Routing Administration (TRA).
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2023 SOMOS Summit

Hosted by SOMOS, the 2023 SOMOS Summit is being held on October 16-17 in Washington, D.C. Mike Gilbert, iconectiv’s Senior Account Director, will be in attendance to discuss the transformative power of phone numbers in our hyper-digitalized world.
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HIYA’s State of the Call

See iconectiv’s Executive VP, Michael O’Brien’s, session, “Call authentication for a safer voice channel,” at HIYA’s State of the Call Summit on October 5, 2023, at 2:45 p.m. ET to learn more about call authentication.

Speaking Engagements

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Cloud Comms Summit US

The Cloud Comms Summit is the leading and largest vendor-agnostic event for service providers focused on the Cloud Communications industry. Established by Cavell, the summit offers key findings from the latest Cloud Comms Market and Enterprise Insight Research Reports to help you understand the market.
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Not All Numbers Are Created Equal: Finding the Right Messaging Solution for Your Business

The business messaging landscape is constantly changing as new entrants disrupt the ecosystem. Nearly 70% of consumer brand interactions shifted to messaging during the pandemic, and this trend is expected to continue as nearly 65% of the global population send and receive SMS messages.
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Safeguarding the Enterprise Against Escalating Global Cyber Threats

iconectiv Senior Vice President and Chief Information Security Officer, Michael Iwanoff, will participate in this panel discussion to give insight on cybersecurity emerging threats, cyber resilience, and what iconectiv does to stay cyber-secure. The other panelists include John McDonough, Cloud Architect/Cloud DevOps Engineer at Fortinet, Arvin Bansal, Senior Director, Cloud Security & Data Protection at AmerisourceBergen, and moderator Rocco Grillo, Managing Director – Global Cyber Risk Services & Incident Response Investigation at Alvarez & Marsal.
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Fighting the Rise of Financial Crime

iconectiv’s George Cray, Senior Vice President of Information Solutions, Products and Services, will be joining this panel discussion, where he and industry experts will explore how increased collaboration between key stakeholders across the eco-system has enabled the development of innovative solutions to increase security and enhance user experience and digital power transformation.
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MEF Webinar- STIR SHAKEN in North America: Lessons learnt, RoboCalls stopped?

Globally telecom users have been suffering RoboCalls, or nuisance calls. The USA and Canada have introduced call tracing capability that should help stop unwanted and fraudulent calls to reach the final consumers – what was then called STIR SHAKEN. Different levels of protection have been rolled out, but the problem seems to persist. MEF is holding a webinar to examine the lessons that have been learned from STIR SHAKEN and what the future holds for RoboCalls. Join speakers Matthew Gamble,…
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Identity in Messaging Solutions are Emerging – how will the industry change?

Sender identity is the root of much of the concerns on fraud and customer experience but changing an established technical framework has proven difficult. Regulatory pressure and solutions are now driving new approaches to limit such as smishing and Spam/unsolicited communications.
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GSMA VoIP Forum – Mitigating Call Fraud in the Network

iconectiv’s George Cray, SVP of Information Solutions, Products & Services, will be joining industry leaders and GSMA to dive deeper into combating VoIP fraud with STIR/SHAKEN.