NetNumber Joins i3forum
London -- Non-profit industry association i3forum, which focuses on transformation in the carrier business, added platform provider NetNumber as an observer member. NetNumber is the 24th member of the i3forum and the second new member to be added in the first quarter of this year. 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.
Forum members agree on the industry challenges and topics they wish to address, then i3forum provides a platform for members to debate, share and promote collective solutions to these challenges. NetNumber has joined i3forum to share its perspective on subjects like signaling security and fraud prevention; data for global inter-carrier routing, roaming, voice and messaging; subscriber data management, and virtualized 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. "Each voice adds something different to the conversation and pushes our initiatives forward."
Added Kim Gibbons, chief marketing officer at NetNumber:"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. 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."
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