Results based on research and tests carried out by HAUD’s research team in Bangladesh, Vietnam, Indonesia, Thailand and the Philippines on unprotected networks indicate that most Operators are leaking in the region of 30% of their A2P SMS traffic to SIM box activity.
Typically, this type of communication was the reserve of SMS messaging, whereby A2P messaging was terminated primarily using SMS; now, USSD messaging is taking hold, and gaining popularity to terminate A2P traffic effectively, and ‘leaking’ away traffic and revenues yet again from the Operators.
How can Mobile Network Operators prevent SIM box activity from punching through their A2P business? Mobile Network Operators are facing a plethora of challenges that are being triggered by the ever-evolving nature of their business, as this is shifting from a communication provider to a data platform and network business, with emphasis on the value […]
Since the advent of telecoms, hackers have had an abundance of techniques to penetrate, phish, capture and fraud subscribers globally.