Press Releases

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

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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
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With millions in CapEx at stake for service providers each year, digital transformation and next-generation communication deployments like 5G require a coordinated approach across the ecosystem—and a common language—to succeed.

In a panel at Connect (X), iconectiv’s Head of Solutions Engineering, John Hayes, will join industry experts to discuss the deployment challenges of 5G and what service providers and the larger telecom ecosystem are learning along the way. With his expertise, Hayes will explore how a network is sourced and transitioned and why service providers must have full visibility into the location, assets and capabilities of all available infrastructure and network sites.
May 3, 2023

In the news

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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
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CBS News Los Angeles, The Rundown: Avoiding Super Bowl Fraud and Scams

Chris Drake, SVP at iconectiv, joins Juan Fernandez for CBS News Los Angeles, The Rundown to discuss Super Bowl scams.
Jan 23, 2024
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Telecom Reseller: What the FCC is doing to protect your phone number from scammers who want to hijack it

In part two of this podcast, iconectiv’s Senior Vice President, Corporate and Business Development, Chris Drake, joins Doug Green at Telecom Reseller Podcast to continue discussing the FCC's actions against phone number hijacking and the safety measures carriers must follow.
Jan 5, 2024
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TechRound: Meet Peter Ford, Executive Vice President, Information Solutions Business

Peter Ford, iconectiv's Executive Vice President of Information Solutions Business, joins TechRound for an interview as they explore cross border communication and future plans for iconectiv.
Dec 27, 2023

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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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.
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How Verification is Helping Maintain the Integrity of Voice Calls

Studies show that in the U.S., 76 percent of calls from an unidentified or unfamiliar number are left unanswered. While the deployment of the STIR/SHAKEN framework is helping mitigate spoofing and robocalling, some legitimate business calls may consequently be mislabeled as spam, even if they are not.
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Protecting the Mobile Wallet: Why Number Portability is Critical to Safeguarding Mobile Banking

The Global Mobile Money Market is booming. Originally valued at USD $3.4 billion in 2019, it is expected to grow to USD $25.76 billion by 2027, as more consumers than ever before are turning to their mobile devices to conduct banking transactions via SMS and RCS. And while the opportunity for the burgeoning mobile money market is great, it does not come without challenge.   One of the biggest is around the mobile wallet itself. Since users’ mobile wallets are associated with their…
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Driving Financial Decisions and Compliance with Fixed Asset Management

This session will explore the role of a universal Fixed Asset Management (FAM) structure in the deployment, interconnection and management of service providers’ physical and virtual assets. 
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Protect Your Customers from One-Ring Scams: Trusted Tools to Fight Fraud

During the panel session, “Protect Your Customers from One-Ring Scams: Trusted Tools to Fight Fraud,” iconectiv telecom fraud expert David Estes discussed how CSPs are upgrading their existing call-blocking analytics to identify calls from high-risk and unallocated number ranges and suspicious premium-rate numbers.
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SHAKEN Goes Global: Opportunities and Challenges for Service Providers and Regulators Worldwide

Keeping the voice ecosystem safe and attractive for consumers and business is an objective we all share. Fortunately, progress with STIR/SHAKEN, centralized caller verification via Registered Caller™ and the emergence of Rich Call Data is having a significant impact on the way we connect and communicate.