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 /PRNewswire/ -- 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 service."

For more information about iconectiv Mobile ID, visit: www.iconectiv.com/mobileid.

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 www.tisparkle.com

Media Contact iconectiv:
Amanda Sutton
+1 732.708.0510
asutton@iconectiv.com

Media Contact TI Sparkle:
+390652745037
tisparkle.communication@telecomitalia.it

 

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