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Neustar Approved as Initial Secure Telephone Identity Certification Authority

Company Working to Accelerate Adoption of STIR/SHAKEN Caller ID Authentication Standards Neustar, Inc., a global information services company and leader in identity resolution, has been approved as an initial Secure Telephone Identity Certification Authority (STI-CA). As an STI-CA, Neustar is authorized to issue the digital certificates used by communication service providers to authenticate and verify telephone calls — a key element in the fight against illegal caller ID spoofing. “We see the adoption of STIR/SHAKEN as…

SITO Mobile Signs Definitive Agreement to Acquire MediaJel in All-Stock Transaction

Combination to Provide Second Major Revenue Stream, Digital Advertising and Location-Based Technology for the Cannabis Vertical, with Significant Streaming Video Synergies SITO Mobile Ltd. an insights-driven Consumer Behavior and Location Sciences™ company, andMediaJel, Inc. ("MediaJel"), a leading provider of advertising and marketing solutions for the cannabis industry, tannounced that they have entered into a definitive agreement pursuant to which SITO will acquire 100% of the equity interests of MediaJel. MediaJel…

4.9 Billion Robocalls In April, According to YouMail Robocall Index

Robocall Volumes Dip by Roughly 330 Million Calls From Previous Month Americans saw a slight reprieve with 4.9 billion robocalls in April, down 6% from the all-time high of 5.23 billion robocalls in March. Despite the decrease, this volume still equaled 163.5 million robocalls per day in April and 1,890 robocalls per second. These latest monthly figures come from YouMail, a free robocall blocking solution for mobile phones. “The good news is that April’s robocall volume is heading in a positive direction,” said YouMail…