On December 16, the Secure Telephone Identity Governance Authority announced that it launched the nation's Calling Number Verification Service, which is based on the SHAKEN framework -- marking a critical step forward in mitigating illegal robocalling, the leading cause of consumer complaints to both the FCC and FTC. MORE
The STIR/SHAKEN protocol created by the ATIS/SIP Forum IP-NNI Task Force will stop scammers from exploiting a caller ID loophole. Learn how in this IEEE Spectrum article by ATIS' Jim McEachern and FCC CTO Eric Burger. MORE
A new ATIS working group is extending the development of 5G best practices and guidelines for the purpose of creating supply chain standards that can be operationalized in the public and private sectors. MORE
Growth in the IoT ecosystem is driving new requirements on network infrastructure. An ATIS report examines network slicing, one way to help network operators more efficiently enable the services of a diverse range of vertical applications. Access IoT Categorization: Exploring the Need for Standardizing Additional Network Slices.
ATIS is a member of the Council to Secure the Digital Economy which recently released two major cybersecurity reports to deliver sustainable solutions to major cyber threats facing consumers, businesses and governments. They focus on security capabilities for IoT devices and strategies for cyber crisis response. MORE
ATIS and US Ignite are in the software design phase of building a new economic development tool for smart communities, as part of our joint Smart Cities Data Exchange initiative. The aim is to give communities the ability to see development potential in their neighborhoods. MORE
ATIS' latest report addresses the use of cellular communications to address UAV flight operations in the areas of the Command and Control C2 interface, UAV Traffic Management, Remote UAV Identification, as well as Detect and Avoid. MORE
3GPP delivered the first complete set of 3GPP standards for 5G in Release 15 and is further enhancing 5G in Release 16. Plans for Release 17 are also underway. This ATIS/3GPP webinar recaps the Release 15 content and provides an up-to-date view of 3GPP's work with a particular focus on how it is expanding 5G capabilities and enhancing the mobile system's technical performance. MORE
ATIS' latest report on Neutral Host Solutions advances solutions for the economic deployment of dense 5G as well as traditional small cells to provide enhanced cellular capacity and coverage in shared spaces. Innovations presented can help service providers avoid the high cost and complex arrangements needed to deliver 5G capacity in places as varied as metropolitan areas, enterprises, campuses, shopping malls, entertainment venues -- and potentially boost 5G coverage in rural areas. MORE
ATIS innovation is helping to set version 3.0 of the Wireless Emergency Alerts (WEA) system into action. Among other enhancements, WEA 3.0 will deliver potentially life-saving messages in a more precise geographic range. The goal is to target at-risk populations while minimizing disruption to others. Access the ATIS webinar Delivering Targeted Alerts - Advancing the Wireless Emergency Alerts 3.0 System on demand.
Advancing Solutions to Mitigate Illegal Robocalling
The Secure Telephone Identity Governance Authority (STI-GA), operating under the auspices of ATIS, announced the selection of iconectiv as the U.S. STI Policy Administrator (STI-PA), a critical role in industry efforts to mitigate illegal robocalling. MORE