GSMA RCS Messaging Initiative Takes off as Multiple Global Operators Interconnect Networks
Apr 4, 2018
In Juniper Research’s 2017 A2P Messaging report, Syniverse was named the largest A2P provider globally with a 14.6 percent market share. In addition, Syniverse was the highest scored vendor in the report being rated highly across 10 A2P-specific criteria.
Syniverse’s IPX ranked first in ROCCO Research’s independent, global ‘IPX Networks Vendor Performance’ report that is based on how mobile operators rated IPX vendors in the market. Syniverse was listed as a top vendor in the following categories: understanding roaming, intelligence about compatibility issues, connectivity options, peering with other IPX, speed of connection to new roaming partners, readiness for VoLTE/VoWiFi, support for network functions virtualization, network reporting and monitoring, global presence, and brand awareness.
Syniverse was named as an established leader in the ‘2017 Mobile Messaging report’ by Juniper Research for IP messaging, operator messaging and enterprise mobile messaging services.
The Tampa Bay Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America awarded Syniverse with two PRestige Awards in the categories of ‘Business-to-Business Initiatives, Products and Services’ and ‘Best Reputation/Brand Management’ for dispelling the industry’s hype around technologies like 5G.
Juniper Research ranked Syniverse as the highest performing vendor in its ‘Mobile Roaming: Regulations, Opportunities, Emerging Sectors 2017 to 2022’ report, which scored roaming providers according to marketing strength, operations and global reach, IoT roaming services, and future business prospects.
Syniverse won a MarCom Award in the category of ‘Strategic Communications’ for designing a campaign to help mobile operators navigate the world of LTE. For the campaign, Syniverse leveraged the data running across its IPX network to give operators insight into global roaming traffic trends. The data revealed that LTE is still a distant reality despite the industry’s hype on next-generation technologies like 5G.
Syniverse won a Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) Silver Anvil Award in the category of Reputation/Brand Management in recognition of its “Mobile Privacy Predicament” campaign that debuted at Mobile World Congress 2016 to create a compelling case for operators and brands to take consumer concerns around privacy and security seriously.
Global Telecoms Business awarded Syniverse and Roshan Afghanistan with an Innovation Award in recognition of their collaboration to advance the industry’s ability to protect operators’ revenues from the growing threats of mobile roaming fraud and revenue leakage.
Total Telecom recognized Syniverse as a finalist at the 2016 World Communication Awards in the category of “Vendor Innovation Award” for its advancements in making VoLTE roaming possible. The acknowledgment comes after Syniverse helped operators launch the world’s first VoLTE roaming call and service.
Syniverse and Western Union were named finalists at the Mobile Marketing Magazine 2016 Effective Mobile Marketing Awards in the categories of ‘Most Effective Loyalty and Rewards Campaign’ and ‘Most Effective Financial Services Campaign or Solution.’ The collaboration enabled consumers to use the financial institution’s loyalty program via two-way text messaging for points redemption and more.
Syniverse was shortlisted for the 2016 GLOTEL Awards in the category of “Advancing the Road to 5G” for enabling operators to provide subscribers with high-quality services through VoLTE roaming. The technology sets the foundation for operators to use their VoLTE infrastructure to build out new services and solutions, including video, RCS-based services, wearables and 5G.
For the third consecutive year, Syniverse CEO Steve Gray has been appointed to the Global Telecoms Business (GTB) Power100 list, which includes the most powerful, influential people in the telecommunications industry. Steve was selected for his leadership in the industry to advance technologies within VoLTE roaming and mobile marketing.
The Tampa Bay Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America awarded Syniverse with two PRestige Awards in the categories of ‘Best in Show’ and ‘Best Reputation/Brand Management’ for creating a compelling case for operators and brands to take consumer concerns around privacy and security seriously, while rethinking approaches to harvesting, managing and using personal data.
Syniverse was shortlisted for ‘Best VoLTE/LTE Broadcast Product’ at the LTE & 5G Awards for its collaboration with LG Uplus to launch the world’s first VoLTE roaming service. The award ceremony took place at the 5G World Summit in London and recognized the most innovative products and services in the mobile industry that advance LTE deployment.
As part of the CommunicAsia conference in Singapore, Syniverse was named as finalist for the Asia Communication Awards ‘Vendor Initiative of the Year’ category that honors companies that have blazed a trail in product innovation.
Chief Marketing Officer of Syniverse, Mary Clark, has been named to the Diversity Journal’s ‘2016 Women Worth Watching’ list for her successful career achievements and dedication to encouraging diversity within the workplace, marketplace and around the world.
Global Telecoms Business named Syniverse Chief Marketing Officer Mary Clark to its annual list of ‘50 CMOs to Watch’ to recognize her role in helping operators rollout LTE and in advising brands on how to better engage with consumers via mobile.
The collaboration between Syniverse, LG Uplus, KDDI and SmarTone to launch the world’s first VoLTE service was recognized as one of the ‘Best Mobile Technology Breakthroughs in Asia’ at the 2016 Asia Mobile Awards. The awards ceremony takes place each year at Mobile World Congress Shanghai to showcase the ever-growing value that mobility brings to users, industries and business.
Syniverse received an award of commendation at the 2016 Radiance Awards for its work to educate consumers and telecoms industry on the benefits increased mobile data usage. The awards are presented each year by the Public Relations Society of America Sunshine District.
Light Reading has recognized Mary Clark, Syniverse Chief Marketing Officer, as a finalist of its 2016 “Hedy Lamarr Female Tech Pioneer of the Year” award for her role in helping brands and service providers augment consumers’ mobile experiences through personalization. Voted on by the Women in Communication board of advisors, the award honors influential women who are dedicated to furthering the next-generation of communications.
Syniverse and South Korea’s LG Uplus have been recognized with a Global Telecoms Business Innovation Award for launching the world’s first VoLTE roaming service. Awarded in the category for mobile infrastructure, the launch was recognized for its significance in setting the foundation for VoLTE to proliferate globally.
Syniverse Chief Marketing Officer Mary Clark was named to the Hot Topics 2016 ‘B2B Tech Marketing100’ list that recognizes the 100 most influential business and technology marketing leaders in North America. The list is voted on by senior business leaders within the technology industry.
Syniverse was shortlisted for the Loyalty and Engagement Awards: Mobile E&L Scheme for enabling customers of Western Union to easily interact with the financial institution right from their mobile device. By leveraging Syniverse’s Mobile Engagement solution, Western Union was able to boost participation in its loyalty rewards program by allowing its banking customers to use text messaging to receive balance notifications and to redeem loyalty points.
As Chief Marketing Officer of Syniverse, Mary Clark was named to the National Diversity Council’s list of ‘50 Most Powerful Women in Technology’ for her professional achievements that encourage women to pursue their passion in business. Each year, the National Diversity Council recognizes the 50 most prominent leaders in technology that have reached the top of their professions, are effective leaders in their organizations, and inspire others to succeed while contributing to business growth.
Syniverse CMO Mary Clark has been named to Mobile Marketer’s list of ‘Mobile Women to Watch’ for 2016. The list highlights the top 25 women in the industry who are thriving in their roles to anticipate and exceed consumers’ expectations through mobile-driven engagement strategies.