Press Releases

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

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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
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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

In the news

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Enterprise Security Tech: AI-Driven Robocall Scams: How Fraudsters Are Cloning Voices to Deceive and Steal

In this Q&A with Enterprise Security Tech, Chris Drake, SVP, Corporate and Business Development at iconectiv, delves into the AI-driven tactics used by fraudsters and their impact on digital security. He also discusses the measures being implemented to combat these threats.
May 20, 2024
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WIA: How tower and data center operators can enable and monetize rapid 5G buildouts

In this article, Mykola Konrad, Head of Product at iconectiv®, discusses the importance of tower and data center operators adopting iconectiv® TruOps™ Common Language® to enable efficient communication with communication service providers (CSPs) and seize opportunities in the 5G market.
May 2, 2024
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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

Events

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Common Language® IAB &TAG Meeting

The Common Language International Advisory Board (IAB) and Technical Advisory Group (TAG) will be held March 5-7, 2024, in Alpharetta, GA. The advisory board discusses topics impacting the telecommunications industry, while the TAG session addresses day–to–day operational concerns regarding specific code sets.
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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.
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ITEXPO 2024

Join iconectiv’s Senior Account Director, Mike Gilbert, as he attends ITEXPO on February 13-15, 2024, in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
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Capacity Middle East

Join iconectiv’s Mike Gilbert, Theresa Feil Sumpter and Eyad Alqadi at Capacity Middle East from February 6-8, 2024, in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Industry leaders will focus on further globalizing the i3Forum as they extend their reach in critical geographies such as the Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific regions.
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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.
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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.
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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.

Speaking Engagements

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The 5G playbook – What Do you Need to Deploy 5G?

5G may already be available in most of the U.S., but there are still many small operators that are in the beginning of their 5G transitions.  This panel discussion will talk about the spectrum, regulatory challenges, infrastructure needs and investment requirements to build a 5G network. In addition, it will discuss some of the unknowns that we are still learning about 5G, such as why operators have failed to fully monetize 5G at this point.
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Superheroes Unite: Protecting and Defending the Communications Ecosystem

In the ever-expanding telecom universe, there are villains trying to corrupt the communications ecosystem. Fortunately, a legion of Trusted Communication Superheroes—each wielding unique special powers—are laser-focused on keeping people connected, businesses running and commerce flowing by identifying and verifying legitimate callers so that their voice traffic receives the proper authentication and is not inaccurately categorized as potentially suspicious or illegal. Get ready to take your place among the legion of Trusted Communication Superheroes who are mitigating suspicious activity and protecting businesses, communication providers and consumers every day.
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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,…