Commsrisk Top Ten for 2015

In my review of 2015, I highlighted the stories that interested me, but which of last year’s stories were most interesting to readers? These were the ten most popular Commsrisk posts of 2015.

  1. The great Vodacom Tanzania swindle
  2. Simboxes, SIM servers and protocol signatures
  3. Amdocs rumored to buy Cvidya for $30mn
  4. Vodafone UK complaints highlight billing issues
  5. Court orders MTN to reconnect simboxers
  6. Why OTT bypass could kill voice revenues
  7. MTN Nigeria fined $5bn for not blocking SIMs
  8. Some RA managers ‘deluded’, says Cvidya CTO
  9. How to sell a simbox
  10. Lycamobile accused of money laundering by rival

And to help you catch up with recent events, here is the top ten for December.

  1. SIGOS to do simbox testing for all of Ghana
  2. Safaricom sued over bitcoins and AML
  3. The test call generator in your pocket
  4. Why OTT bypass could kill voice revenues
  5. How people were downgraded in the TM Forum’s RA Maturity Model
  6. The threat of signaling
  7. Syniverse signs RAFM deal with Afghan telco
  8. Vodafone bill complaints fiasco reaches one year mark
  9. Lycamobile accused of money laundering by rival
  10. Amdocs rumored to buy Cvidya for $30mn
Eric Priezkalns
Eric Priezkalns
Eric is the Editor of Commsrisk. Look here for more about the history of Commsrisk and the role played by Eric.

Eric is also the Chief Executive of the Risk & Assurance Group (RAG), a global association of professionals working in risk management and business assurance for communications providers.

Previously Eric was Director of Risk Management for Qatar Telecom and he has worked with Cable & Wireless, T‑Mobile, Sky, Worldcom and other telcos. He was lead author of Revenue Assurance: Expert Opinions for Communications Providers, published by CRC Press. He is a qualified chartered accountant, with degrees in information systems, and in mathematics and philosophy.