i3forum, a non-profit industry body focused on transformation in Carrier business, has added NetNumber, a leading provider of platforms that power global telecom and enterprise networks, as an observer member. NetNumber has become the 24th member of the i3forum and the second new member to be added in Q1 2019. As an observer member, NetNumber will contribute to the i3forum’s workgroups and collaborate with carriers to solve some of the industry’s most pressing challenges regarding network modernization and transformation.
i3forum members agree the challenges and topics to address and i3forum provides a platform for members to debate, share and promote collective solutions to the challenges facing the Carrier Industry. NetNumber has joined i3forum in order to share its perspective on topics such as signaling security and fraud prevention; data for global inter-carrier routing, roaming, voice and messaging; subscriber data management; and virtualised signaling infrastructure for 2G, 3G, 4G, 5G and All-G™ networks.
“We welcome NetNumber to the i3forum and look forward to benefitting from its unique experience and insights. It has been a regular attendee at our i3forum meetings over the years and we’re happy to see it become a member,” said Philippe Millet, Chairman of i3forum. “The i3forum continues to add new and diverse organisations to its membership and this will benefit the entire carrier community. Each voice adds something different to the conversation and pushes our initiatives forward.”
NetNumber delivers signaling, routing and subscriber database solutions via its TITAN platform as well as data services such as number portability. It has nearly 20 years of experience delivering software-based signaling-control solutions and addressing carrier challenges around Private LTE networks, the Internet of Things (IoT), Fraud and Security, Subscriber Data Management and Policy and Access Control. NetNumber works with telecom operators, enterprises in finance, government and utilities markets, and technology partners around the world.
“i3forum gives us an opportunity to directly share our experience in signaling and routing as well as data services while learning about the challenges carriers face in today’s market. We believe collaboration across the carrier industry accelerates problem solving and will benefit our carriers, vendors and the entire global ecosystem,” said Kim Gibbons, Chief Marketing Officer at NetNumber. “This is an opportunity for NetNumber to contribute to the international carrier community and collaborate on solutions that will shape the future of our industry.”
i3forum is a not-for-profit, membership funded forum working in collaboration with standardization bodies such as the GSMA and Wireless Broadband Alliance. It welcomes various categories of members from the international telecommunications ecosystem to support long-term growth of carrier business.
i3forum is a not-for-profit industry body that brings together the international Carrier ecosystem to enable and accelerate transformation. Its members promote industrywide collaboration with an open and inclusive model focused on enabling success in a changing market. i3forum decides the challenges and topics to address based on what will accelerate transformation and create real benefits for members and the entire telecommunications ecosystem. The members develop and curate practical recommendations and best practice for adopting and delivering new technologies, solutions and business models with the ultimate goal of having a positive and lasting impact on the telecommunications industry.
NetNumber, Inc. brings nearly 20 years of experience delivering platforms that power global telecom and enterprise networks. Our software-based signaling-control solutions accelerate delivery of new services like Private LTE and IoT/M2M solutions across multi-gen networks, dramatically simplifying the core and reducing opex. These solutions span a range of network types from 2G-3G-4G-5G to future G delivered on the industry’s first All-G signaling platform called TITAN. NetNumber Data Services are essential for global inter-carrier routing, roaming, voice and messaging. Data powers fraud detection and prevention solutions, and enables enterprise B2B and B2C communications platforms. NetNumber multi-protocol signaling firewall, fraud-detection, and robocalling solutions secure networks against current/emerging threats.