The leading network vendor believes they have violated US anti-corruption laws and will need to pay USD1bn in fines as punishment for how their staff did business in six countries.
Andrew Penn, boss of Australia’s largest telco, called for industry, government and regulators to collaborate on wangiri fraud.
FCC Chairman Ajit Pai said Sprint’s actions were “outrageous”. The merger of Sprint and T-Mobile US may now be in jeopardy.
There are hundreds of crowdsourced leakage examples in the RAG Leakage Catalog but the international benchmarking survey takes just 10 minutes to complete.
Over 200 servers were seized on the same day by authorities in several European countries.
Americans also receive 16 nuisance calls per month on average, according to Hiya, suppliers of robocall-blocking apps.
The deadline for submissions is 30th September.
There is a battle to control an investor in Cell C whilst the telco is fighting debt and interruptions of service for popular apps.
Wangiri fraudsters have been launching new attacks around Europe.
AdaptiveMobile Security found a security weakness in a legacy app found on many SIM cards. The vulnerability is independent of the user’s handset and 1bn users are potentially at risk.