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 (www.iconectiv.com) 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: www.iconectiv.com
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
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