Protecting our customers from telecom fraud

BY STEVEN KENNEDY ON AUG 31, 2018 4:00:00 AM

The unfortunate truth these days is that you simply aren’t a communications service provider until you’ve had a run-in with telecom fraud. This can take a lot of forms, especially in modern converged networks, but easily the most damaging to the operator comes from what is known as “International Revenue Sharing Fraud” (IRSF). In its 2017 global fraud loss survey, the Communications Fraud Control Association (CFCA) reported that IRSF cost service providers $6.1 billion worldwide. To combat this threat, service providers are seeking a coherent end-to-end response from the key vendors in their network.


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