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Sharon Oddy
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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

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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

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

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

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

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

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

NMG Number Portability Fraud Session with iconectiv

In this webinar session, David Wilson, Vice President of Global Sales at iconectiv, joins Abe Nejad, Publisher at The Network Media Group, and Teresa Cottam, Chief Analyst at Omnisperience to provide his perspective on number portability solutions.
Jun 6, 2023



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.

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).

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.

CCA Financial Summit

Hosted by Cloud Communications Alliance, the CCA Financial Summit is a two-day event being held on September 26-27 in New York City to discuss topics such as how to prepare for where the economy is heading. iconectiv will be in attendance with other industry leaders.

ConnectMobile: Exploring the World of Communication, Conversations and Collaboration

iconectiv is a silver sponsor of ConnectMobile, hosted by CTIA. Join us on September 26, 2023 in Las Vegas as industry experts gather to explore the most recent initiatives in telecom aimed at enabling communication between themselves and those they serve and safeguarding consumers from unsolicited messages.

MWC Las Vegas 23

Visit the iconectiv team at Booth 427 to learn the how the TruNumber, TruOps and TruReach platforms are restoring confidence in voice communications, allowing trusted and timely consumer engagement and driving operational efficiencies for communication service providers, network element and equipment providers and other industry stakeholders.

Connected Britain 2023

iconectiv’s Senior Director, John Hayes, will be in attendance September 20-21, 2023, at Connected Britain. Organized by Total Telecom, learn about the future of the UK’s connectivity for businesses and communities from industry experts in London.

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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.
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Telco Transformation LATAM

As a platinum sponsor, four members from iconectiv’s team will attend CONECTA LATAM's Telco Transformation LATAM, including Alberto Apablaza, Director of Account Manager, who will be speaking on August 30th. The two-day conference that will bring together industry experts to discuss the impact of 5G and AI.
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NMG: Towers, Neutral Hosts and Data Centers Session with iconectiv

In this discussion, iconectiv’s Senior Director, John Hayes, and The Network Media Group’s Publisher, Abe Nejad, discuss neutral hosts, data centers and their role in Telco and 5G rollout with other industry experts.
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MEF Leadership Forum + MEET UP

Hosted by MEF and the Canadian Telecommunications Association, the MEF Leadership Forum is being held on July 18 in Toronto, Canada. Matt Lear, iconectiv’s Senior Director of Product Management, joins as a panelist, discussing "One Medium, Many Paths: Differentiating Shortcode, Toll Free + 10 DLC."
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Are We Ready for a Universal Registry of Known Telephone Numbers?

Join iconectiv’s Chris Drake, Senior Vice President - Corporate and Business Development, on June 12 when he moderates the “Are We Ready for a Universal Registry of Known Telephone Numbers?” webinar panel at KYC Summit 2023.
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Join iconectiv’s Alberto Apablaza, LATAM Account Director, on May 17 as he hosts the NUMBER PORTABILITY, TELEPHONY: Update and Challenges session at Internet Day 2023 in Argentina.