iBasis and iconectiv Announce Strategic Relationship to Assist Service Providers with Mitigating International Revenue Share Fraud (IRSF)

Global voice carrier to leverage iconectiv’s trusted MobileID numbering data, enhancing their fraud management system with proactive protection

BRIDGEWATER, N.J.--()--iconectiv, an authoritative partner of the global communications industry connecting more than two billion people every day, today announced a strategic collaboration with iBasis, a leading international voice carrier and provider of data services and solutions for mobile operators, to help service providers reduce international telecom fraud.

iconectiv’s robust, reliable and accurate numbering data from its MobileID solution has been integrated into iBasis’ FraudAlert advanced fraud management system, enabling service providers to better protect their customers and revenue from fraudulent calling activity.

Delivering detailed and continuously updated information on mobile numbers worldwide, MobileID provides authoritative information about numbering ranges, including International Premium Rate Numbers (IPRN) and other high-risk number ranges often used by those committing international revenue share fraud (IRSF). With this information, the iBasis solution helps service providers proactively prevent fraudulent calls from reaching its destination.

“As part of our long-term commitment to protect our customers’ business, we strive to continuously adapt and improve our fraud detection and prevention capabilities. We felt it important to add proactive protection to our existing FraudAlert system and after thorough evaluation, we determined that iconectiv’s MobileID solution is the most robust and reliable proactive solution in the market,” said Guillermo Hurtado, Product Manager at iBasis. “We have successfully deployed our FraudAlert solution leveraging iconectiv’s numbering data feature, assisting our carrier partners with getting ahead of the fraudsters and monetizing legitimate traffic to higher-risk, higher-revenue destinations.”

“We firmly believe in ensuring the integrity of the phone number and partnering with leading solutions providers to address many of the telecom industry’s most pressing challenges,” said Alex Berry, Executive Vice President of iconectiv’s Information Solutions Business Unit. “iconectiv is committed to stemming the losses and reducing the havoc created by international telecom fraud, and we look forward to working with iBasis and others seeking to solve this issue.”

iconectiv’s MobileID currently has number range information for 245 countries and territories to help stop IRSF and interconnection-related revenue leakage.

For more information about iBasis’ FraudAlert capabilities or to schedule a demo, email fraudalert@ibasis.net.

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About iBasis

A wholly-owned KPN company, iBasis is a leading IPX Provider for carriers, mobile operators, OTTs and IoT service providers. The company offers a comprehensive portfolio of voice services including HD Voice, VoLTE and anti-fraud services. The iBasis multi-service IPX interconnects operators and service providers globally with guaranteed quality and security for the entire mobile service portfolio: SS7 Signaling, GRX and S8, Diameter Signaling, VoLTE Interconnect and Roaming, supporting both the LBO and S8HR models. iBasis’ InVision™ advanced analytics enable operators to monitor and proactively manage the quality of roaming traffic on a global scale. iBasis customers include more than 1,000 operators and service providers, and iBasis’ global IPX reach is unsurpassed due to its Open Peering Policy. For more information, please visit www.ibasis.com.

About iconectiv

At iconectiv, we envision a world without boundaries, where the ability to access and exchange information is simple, secure and seamless. As the authoritative partner of the communications industry for more than 30 years, our market-leading solutions enable the interconnection of networks, devices, and applications for more than two billion people every day. Working closely with private, government and non-governmental organizations, iconectiv has intimate knowledge of the intricacies and complexities of creating, operating and securing the telecommunications infrastructure for service providers, governments and enterprises. iconectiv provides network and operations management, numbering, registry, messaging and fraud and identity solutions to more than 1,200 customers globally. A US-based company, Telcordia Technologies, does business as iconectiv. For more information, visit www.iconectiv.com.

Contacts

iconectiv
Sharon Oddy
+1-732-699-5130/908-809-2268
soddy@iconectiv.com
or
Global Results Communications
Mike Kilroy/Valerie Christopherson
+1-949-689-9550
iconectiv@globalresultspr.com

Release Summary

iconectiv has announced a strategic collaboration with iBasis to help service providers reduce international telecom fraud.

Contacts

iconectiv
Sharon Oddy
+1-732-699-5130/908-809-2268
soddy@iconectiv.com
or
Global Results Communications
Mike Kilroy/Valerie Christopherson
+1-949-689-9550
iconectiv@globalresultspr.com