Truecaller’s app for blocking spam calls is reportedly stopping 50 calls per user per month in Brazil, well above the amount of spam received by US subscribers per their international tables.
This is not the first time CenturyLink has paid the penalty for outages that stopped callers reaching 911 emergency services.
When a telco that is also a bank appoints a CRO for its banking activities this begs a question about why it does not have a CRO for the rest of its business.
This is the 2,500th article on Commsrisk. Many valuable lessons are learned during such a long journey but none involve short cuts.
A report from Europol’s cross-border digital evidence team shows how the nationality of a business affects the data it will supply.
The PRISM database of revenue share numbers keeps needing to be refined to allow for changes in the methods used by IRSF and wangiri fraudsters.
Cutting the data from the RAG RAFM Survey reveals interesting differences between wholesale carriers and other telcos.
If collaboration is such an obviously good thing, then why do so few do it?
Outgoing FCC Chairman Ajit Pai claimed to be acting decisively by reminding telcos to do things that he already told them to do.
Alan Turing and the work of Bletchley Park shows how it may take time for valuable ideas to gain wide appreciation.