NASA expects the mobile network technology will be more reliable and work at greater distances.
The US telco estimates that handset fraud cost them almost USD190mn last year, and continued to rise in January.
As telcos transform into digital service providers they will increasingly rely on analytics to manage new risks.
Operators need to invest in network capex just to retain customers. To prevent declining margins, they also need to offer more services than before.
RA controls developed for 2G needed minimal adaptation to cover 3G as well. However, the increased complexity of LTE demands a major redesign of controls.