Why mobile networks need a culture of innovation to combat fraud

Posted Wednesday, June 21st, 2017 by Daniel McTague

Hackers have emptied the bank accounts of a number of O2-Telefonica customers, reported Süddeutsche Zeitung last month. A security hole in the network protocol used by mobile networks around the world was key to these attacks. It’s the latest case […]


Malicious data interception attacks via SS7 – that we Precision Block

Posted Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017 by Richard Clunan

Earlier this month hackers emptied the bank accounts of O2-Telefonica customers. The buzz on that hasn’t yet died and there’s news of another SS7 attack doing the rounds. This one is newsworthy because an attack of this nature hadn’t been […]


Operators Face $62bn Revenue Leakage From “Grey Route” A2P Traffic

Posted Friday, September 23rd, 2016 by Brendan Cleary

Juniper Research – Juniper’s latest research debates the anticipated scale of revenue leakage for operators from A2P (Application to Person) traffic. It provides a comprehensive analysis of the A2P messaging ecosystem, assessing the opportunities across primary use cases and key […]


Fair Usage Policy for Roaming introduced by European Commission

Posted Tuesday, September 20th, 2016 by Rachael Earl

European Commission – For a decade now the Commission has been working to reduce roaming surcharges by telecoms operators, and prices have decreased by more than 90% since 2007. By June 2017, the ‘Roam like at Home’ initiative will come […]


LTE and SS7 – today’s statistics – do they indicate longevity for SS7 networks?

Posted Thursday, June 30th, 2016 by Rick Carter

A snapshot of today’s telecoms stats can make for some pretty valuable insights. Let’s dig into the data, via some questions, and see what the indications are for SS7 and LTE networks over the coming years and decades.   First, […]