The regulator’s botched implementation of controls to verify who buys SIMs has taken work away from young people and caused a nightmare for telcos.
This new survey claims that cybercrime is the fourth most prevalent form of economic crime in Tanzania.
The ‘big four’ mobile operators in the USA intend to deliver a common secure authentication service by the end of the year.
To stop deception, the UK numbering plan needs fundamental change not offered by controls on termination rates.
The problem with looking for ‘unreasonable’ traffic management is nobody knows what ‘reasonable’ really means.
SS7 weaknesses are well-known, but AdaptiveMobile says this is the first time that attacks on the Diameter signaling protocol have been proven to occur.
An infrastructure provider had closed some Vodafone Uganda sites in order to pressure the telco to settle its debts.
Telkomsel created a YouTube video showing the gear used by a bypass fraudster, but later decided the video was not suitable for an external audience.
Arguably telcos are being bullied into doing deals with Viber to secure some revenue from OTT bypass traffic.
The UK’s 070 number range leads to confusion, resulting in fraud. But the proposed regulatory reform does not deal with the root cause, and has undesirable side-effects.