There have been some blockbuster telecom news items lately. Catch these highlights:
The FCC has proposed rules to prevent robotexting and robocalls to reassigned numbers. Here are the details.
New legislation to mandate STIR/SHAKEN has been introduced in the U.S. Senate. The TRACED Act includes many provisions that carriers and industry have been asking for. Get the details in this post.
The STI-GA issued an RFP for selection of a Secure Telephone Identity Policy Administrator (STI-PA). The STI-PA will be a key role in enforcing rules for smooth operation of STIR/SHAKEN to enable secure caller ID, which will prevent caller ID spoofing, a tactic used with unwanted robocalls. Read all about it.
FCC chairman Ajit Pai called on telecom carriers to implement SHAKEN as quickly as possible to protect consumers from caller ID spoofing and unwanted robocalls. Momentum is building.
Learn about how certificates and keys can be used in STIR/SHAKEN to ensure secure authentication and verification of caller ID. This new whitepaper explains the basics and recommends ways to enhance reliability and performance.
A telecom service provider’s customers wanted to stop the annoying robocalls. The provider didn’t want to lose customers to the competition. Read how robocall solutions saved the day.
We can help your company prepare for STIR/SHAKEN testing and deployment. Visit our website to learn more.
We hope you find this information helpful. Please let us know if you have any telecom management or fraud/robocall prevention issues we can help you with.
Donald St. Denis