NTCA Webcast

Robocalls: Industry's Next Steps


July 13, 2017
2:00 p.m. ET


Presented by NTCA and SIP Forum

 

Our industry is well aware of the problem of robocalls and caller ID spoofing. Last year, the FCC convened an industry-led strike force on producing solutions to the problem. The strike force produced two reports for the FCC, the final one in April. Part of the proposed solution is a technology developed jointly by the SIP Forum, ATIS and the IETF called STIR/SHAKEN (Secure Telephony Identity Revisited/Signature-based Handling of Asserted information using toKENs) that would validate calls in the United States and ultimately display information to the consumer of the level of trust the network has in the call. This webinar will describe what that technology is, its impact in the call stream and possible regulatory actions the FCC may take in the very near future.

 

About the Presenter

Richard Shockey, Chairman, SIP Forum
Richard Shockey is the principal of Shockey Consulting LLC, a private firm in Northern Virginia advising telecommunications companies, technology suppliers, the investment community and national regulatory agencies on any number of issues related to voice over IP, PSTN transition, network design and architecture, peering, numbering and signaling. He is also chairman of the Board of Directors of the SIP Forum, an IP communications industry association that engages in numerous activities that promote and advance SIP-based technology. Among the SIP Forum's work is the development of SIPConnect the most widely adapted profile for IP-PBX UC to service provider interconnection. www.sipforum.org. Shockey is currently a member of the U.S. Federal Communications Commission North American Numbering Council and is a former member of the FCC Communications Security Reliability and Interoperability Council (CSRIC). He has testified and filed briefs before the FCC, U.S. Congress, the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) and OFCOM in the United Kingdom


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