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Telecom News Digest

Here are some recent telecom news stories and software announcements we hope you find helpful.

TransNexus at FCC SHAKEN/STIR Robocall Summit
Jim Dalton participated in the summit on July 11. Chairman Pai convened the summit to review progress and identify remaining challenges. Read all about it.
July holiday week telecom fraud attack profiles
We noticed a spike in attempted telecom fraud attacks in the U.S. during the Fourth of July holiday week. Here’s an overview of the attack profiles. The more you know about telecom fraud attacks, the better you can keep your network and subscribers safe.
Carriers respond to Commissioner Starks about their robocall blocking plans
FCC Commissioner Geoffrey Starks released responses to his inquiries to 14 voice service providers about their plans to block suspected spam robocalls by default, on an opt-out basis. Here are highlights and excerpts from their responses.
FCC proposes rules against caller ID spoofing of text messages and foreign robocalls
The FCC announced proposed rules banning malicious caller ID spoofing of text messages and foreign robocalls. Get the details here.
ClearIP adds new call forwarding blacklist capabilities
Now you can also blacklist forwarded calls to SPIDs (OCNs) or locations (states/provinces). Especially helpful to stop domestic fraud attacks in their tracks.
STIR-SHAKEN Special Offer
Sign up for a free implementation and join other providers protecting their customers from spam robocalls today. Special offer includes SHAKEN services, authentication and/or verification, on up to 1 million calls for no charge until the STI-PA and STI-CAs are up and running. Details here.

We hope you find this information helpful. Please let us know if you have any questions about these news items or other topics we can help you with.

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Donald St. Denis

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