Telecom Italia Sparkle Selects iconectiv for Accurate Routing of Voice and SMS and Fraud Prevention

Telecom Italia Sparkle Selects iconectiv for Accurate Routing of Voice and SMS 
and Fraud Prevention 
Industry Leading Global Numbering Plan and Portability Databases Enable 
Accurate Delivery of Voice Calls, SMS and Protects Against International 
Revenue Share Fraud (IRSF) 
PISCATAWAY, N.J., May 6, 2013 /CNW/ - Telecom Italia Sparkle has selected 
iconectiv's ( Mobile ID solution, a global numbering and 
addressing data solution for accurate routing, billing and fraud prevention. 
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Recognized as one of the largest global service providers, Telecom Italia 
Sparkle carries more than 17 billion minutes annually over its state of the 
art full IP global network, providing voice capabilities and mobile services 
to fixed and mobile operators, media players and service providers worldwide. 
TI Sparkle is also one of the first to have introduced an IPX proposition for 
voice, mobile and data services on the market. Through iconectiv's 
comprehensive and authoritative numbering and addressing information, voice 
calls and SMS are accurately routed and interconnect management simplified.  
In addition, iconectiv's anti-fraud numbering database prevents IRSF and 
revenue leakage which costs the telecommunications industry billions of 
dollars per year. 
"Providing the highest quality service to our customers is our top priority," 
says Leonardo Cerciello, EVP Marketing at Telecom Italia Sparkle.  "With a 
growing percentage of our total traffic being routed to ported numbers we 
needed to source the most accurate number portability database on the market 
that would also ensure maximum reliability and cost efficiency." 
"We are very pleased that Telecom Italia Sparkle has selected our Mobile ID 
solution," says David Wilson, Senior Vice President of Global sales at 
iconectiv.  "Telecom Italia Sparkle shares our standard for high quality 
For more information about iconectiv Mobile ID, visit: 
About iconectiv  Telcordia Technologies, Inc., doing business as iconectiv, a 
wholly owned subsidiary of Ericsson, develops market leading solutions that 
enable operators to interconnect networks, devices, and applications critical 
to evolving the global telecommunications marketplace. iconectiv's powerful, 
trusted, neutral solutions for the telecommunications industry includes number 
portability clearinghouses, mobile messaging services, anti-theft mobile 
device registries, spectrum management databases and other interconnection 
information services. iconectiv's solutions are used by more than 1,000 
operators, regulators and content providers and are currently used to provide 
services to over 1 billion end users. For more information about iconectiv, 
please visit: 
About Telecom Italia Sparkle Telecom Italia Sparkle S.p.A. (TI Sparkle) is the 
wholly owned subsidiary of Telecom Italia Group (NYSE:TI) with the mission to 
develop and consolidate the Italian telco's international services business.  
As a leading global carrier, TI Sparkle offers a full range of voice, mobile 
data, Internet protocol (IP) and bandwidth solutions to fixed and mobile 
operators, Internet service providers (ISPs), Media and Content providers and 
to Multinational enterprises. Its sales force is active worldwide and 
distributed over 39 countries. Find out more about Telecom Italia Sparkle at 
Media Contact iconectiv: Amanda Sutton +1 732.708.0510 
Media Contact TI Sparkle: +390652745037 
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