Sprint announces partnership with transaction network services

Companies developing enhanced Caller ID to protect Sprint customers from unwanted robocalls

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (BUSINESS WIRE), September 14, 2016 - Sprint today announced a partnership with Cequint, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Transaction Network Services (TNS), to help protect Sprint customers from unwanted robocalls. The companies are working to develop enhanced Caller ID solutions, and expect to integrate the service later this year.

“We are always looking for ways to provide our customers with the best experience, and protecting them from unwanted robocalls is one of them,” said Mark Yarkosky, Sprint’s Director of Product Management. “Cequint’s successful work with mobile operators is evolving the way people connect on their mobile devices and we couldn’t be happier about working with them on this important initiative.”

“We are delighted to be working with Sprint in bringing to market an innovative solution that helps protect subscribers from nuisance calls,” said Mike Keegan, Chief Executive Officer of Transaction Network Services. “We are taking a unique approach with our solution by directly leveraging data and network intelligence to identify a higher percentage of nuisance callers, giving subscribers a better way to take control of the calling experience.”

About Transaction Network Services:

TNS’ Telecommunication Services Division addresses the full needs of over 400 wireless and wireline operators in the US and globally. Its portfolio of network signaling, roaming and clearing, wireless fraud management, and database and registry solutions enables the successful delivery of subscriber services anywhere at any time.

For more than a decade, its Cequint subsidiary has pioneered the development of innovative, market-leading mobile Enhanced Caller ID and Call Management solutions. Cequint’s technology and intellectual property is protected by 33 patents that it has been granted globally. For more information please visit www.tnsi.com or www.cequint.com.

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