Commsrisk Top Ten for February 2021

February is short but a series of especially popular articles drew a hefty audience to Commsrisk last month. The total number of visitors was the sixth-highest for a calendar month since the birth of the website in 2006. The all-time record would have been in reach if the month had been three days longer.

The following rundown of the most popular articles is ranked by unique pageviews.

  1. Raw CDR Analysis Is Central to Revenue Assurance
  2. Subex Announces First Dividend in 14 Years
  3. Why the UK’s Supreme Court May Have to Decide If Simboxes Are Legal
  4. The Real Reasons Carriers Cannot Fix Fraud
  5. Police Arrest International SIM Swap Gang That Stole $100mn in Cryptocurrency
  6. Revenue Assurance for 5G
  7. Telco IT Exec Accused of $8.6mn Fraud Following Internal Audit
  8. Second Cell C Exec Arrested for $8.6mn Fraud; Operator Says More Employees Were Involved
  9. $14.5mn Fine for Telco That Overcharged Customers for 8 Years
  10. US Extradites Australian and Chinese for $50mn Premium SMS Billing Scam
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.